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Monday 18 July 2016

☀ Swept Away: Swift River [1] - Kristina Mathews

Thank you for joining us on the Virtual Book Tour to celebrate the release of Swept Away, a Contemporary Romance by (, Lyrical Shine, 190 pages).

This is the first book in the Swift River series.  Check out the forthcoming second book below!

PREVIEW: Check out the book's synopsis and excerpt below.

Author Kristina Mathews will be awarding a digital copy of Swept Away to a randomly drawn winner via Rafflecopter during the tour.   Please do take part: comment on our post and follow the tour where you will be able to read other excerpts (☀).

Synopsis | Teaser | The Series | About the Author | Giveaway & Tour Stops


Carson Swift may look exactly like his twin brother Cody, but they’re as different as tie dye and camouflage. Reliable, responsible, and usually the designated driver, Carson is also over being his brother’s keeper, but suddenly his plans to break free are complicated by the woman they fish out of Hidden Creek . . .

Lily Price is not your typical damsel in distress. Infidelity, infertility, and downsizing provide a triple threat to her ego, but falling into the swollen river nearly ends her life. If not for the handsome stranger—make that two handsome strangers—she might not have had a chance at having a baby by any means necessary . . .

As Carson helps Lily overcome her fear of the river, she helps him save his rafting business from going under. She also saves him from abandoning all that is important to him in order to get a taste of freedom. Together they find that love is the ultimate adventure.

Teaser: Excerpt

      “Sure. A day’s work for us is a vacation for most people.” Carson still loved the heart-stopping rapids and Zen-like calm stretches on the river. He still loved helping people connect with nature and discover a little something about themselves along the way. And he still loved the constant, yet ever-changing force of the river.
     It was the change that called to him now. He might as well be guiding the jungle boats at Disneyland. He was seeing the same sights, telling the same jokes over and over again until he felt like one of the automated characters. He needed a change of pace. A change of scenery. A change of company.

Swept Away
Pre-order NOW! Out 19 July 2016!

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The Series: Swift River

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In Too Deep [2]

**Available to pre-order**

For the first time in her life, adventure reporter Miranda Wilde has a plan that doesn’t involve scaling mountains or swimming with sharks. Miranda is about to do something scarier—she’s about to become a mother. Determined to deliver the news to her unborn baby’s father, Miranda arrives in Swift River to find the rugged resort owner with whom she shared an unexpectedly sexy weekend. Except Carson Swift is out of town—on his honeymoon—leaving his twin brother in charge. It’s all Miranda can do not to fall apart in Cody Swift’s strong arms….

Miranda is the only woman who ever tempted Cody to settle down, which is exactly why he doesn’t reveal that he’s the twin who shared those soul-searing nights with her. Cody knows Miranda needs more than a rough-edged river guide to give her the life she deserves. Then he learns Miranda is carrying a baby—his baby—and he’s ready to stake his claim. But can he prove his heart is in the right place—and that this is one adventure they’re meant to have together, for a lifetime?

[Published 20 December 2016, TBC pages]

About the Author

Kristina Mathews doesn't remember a time when she didn't have a book in her hand.  Or in her head.  But it wasn't until she turned forty that she confessed the reason the laundry never made it out of the dryer was because she was busy writing.

While she resigned from teaching with the arrival of her second son, she's remained an educator in some form.  As a volunteer, parent club member or para educator, she finds the most satisfaction working with emergent and developing readers, helping foster confidence and a lifelong love of books.

Kristina lives in Northern California with her husband of more than twenty years, two sons and a black lab.  A veteran road tripper, amateur renovator and sports fanatic.  She hopes to one day travel all 3,073 miles of Highway 50 from Sacramento, CA to Ocean City, MD, replace her carpet with hardwood floors and serve as a “Ball Dudette” for the San Francisco Giants.

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Giveaway and Tour Stops

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Follow Swept Away's tour at:

July 18: BooksChatter
July 19: HarmonyKent
July 20: Rogue's Angels
July 21: T's Stuff
July 21: Lampshade Reader
July 22: Hearts and Scribbles
July 25: It's Raining Books
July 26: Long and Short Reviews
July 27: jbiggarblog
July 28: EskieMama Reads
July 28: The Avid Reader
July 29: Louise Lyndon Romance Author Hear Me Roar


Goddess Fish Promotions said...

Thanks for hosting!

Kristina Mathews said...

Thank you for sharing Swept Away with your readers.