Tuesday, 28 February 2017

COVER REVEAL! Harlot by Tracie Podger





 
☆.•°☆.•°*°•.☆ COVER REVEAL ☆.•°*°•.☆°•.☆ 
Harlot by Tracie Podger is now open for pre-order.  How intriguing is this cover?  I can't wait to read this. Being released 31st March.  
 


Synopsis

Charlotte Kenny is nineteen years old and a prostitute.
Not by choice, though.
When a client is murdered, Charlotte is thrown into a world she believes should be between the pages of a novel.
 
Beau Mercier is an ass with a dark past.
When Charlotte ends up on his doorstep, he knows trouble will follow.
Two people, who neither trust nor like each other, are forced together in a town where all is not as it seems.
Can Charlotte escape her trouble? Can Beau open up enough to help her?
Both want to, but secret pasts, murder, and intrigue, get in the way.
 
Harlot accompanies the thrillers, Gabriel and A Deadly Sin, and can be read as a standalone.

For readers over the age of 18.

Amazon UK – http://amzn.to/2kr5dnB
Amazon US - http://amzn.to/2lQo9t2
Amazon Aus - http://amzn.to/2l91zvI
Amazon CA - http://amzn.to/2kTMAaB
Will be available in Kindle Unlimited upon release
 
Add it to your Goodreads - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/34353568-harlot


EXCERPT 

I couldn’t breathe. I knew my mouth was open, I felt my heart beating but for some reason I couldn’t get my lungs to function and take in the breath of air I needed. Maybe it was a good thing. Had I taken in that lungful of air, I’m sure it would have been exhaled as a scream.
I looked around the bedroom. Blood splattered up the wall in an arc, in another world it could have been mistaken for a piece of abstract art. I didn’t want to look at him sitting naked. A hole, a bloody, dark red hole, had appeared in the center of his forehead.
I pulled the towel tight around my body. Only a half hour ago he’d been alive, sleeping. The shower water that dripped down my body chilled me to the core. I grabbed my clothes, which had been strewn around the room, and pulled them on as quickly as possible. I stumbled as one foot tangled in the leg of my jeans. I screeched as I reached out to stabilize myself and touched his leg.
“Oh, fuck,” I whispered, over and over.
Panic started to well up inside me. My hands shook as I buttoned up my shirt and looked around the room for my shoes. I spotted one but not the other. I grabbed my purse, the one shoe, and headed for the door. And then froze.
I rushed back into the room and grabbed the plastic bag from the bin; it contained evidence of our recent encounter. I picked up the towel I’d left lying on the floor and used it to cover my hand before I opened the bedroom door.
Moonlight streamed in through a small window in the hallway illuminating the stairs and giving me enough light to navigate down them. I crept down, pausing on treads that creaked under my weight and listened. I could hear my blood rushing past my ears to feed a brain that was firing off electrical impulses at a rate I wasn’t sure my body could keep up with. Muscles jerked as if preparing themselves for the flight option my body was desperate to take.
I should have called the police, I should have checked for signs of life. I should have done a lot of things other than the one I did—I opened the front door and ran. 



About the Author 

Tracie Podger currently lives in Kent, UK with her husband and a rather obnoxious cat called George. Shes a Padi Scuba Diving Instructor with a passion for writing. Tracie has been fortunate to have dived some of the wonderful oceans of the world where she can indulge in another hobby, underwater photography. She likes getting up close and personal with sharks. 

Tracie likes to write in different genres. Her Fallen Angel series and its accompanying books are mafia romance and full of suspense. A Virtual Affair is contemporary romance, and Gabriel and A Deadly Sin are thriller/suspense. The Facilitator is erotic romance.

 

 Available from Amazon, iBooks, Kobo & Nook
 
Fallen Angel, Part 1

Fallen Angel, Part 2

Fallen Angel, Part 3

Fallen Angel, Part 4

The Fallen Angel Box Set

Evelyn - A Novella To accompany the Fallen Angel Series

Rocco A Novella To accompany the Fallen Angel Series

Robert To accompany the Fallen Angel Series

Travis To accompany the Fallen Angel Series

A Virtual Affair A standalone

Gabriel A standalone

The Facilitator A standalone

A Deadly Sin A standalone

Harlot A standalone

 

Coming soon

 

Allana - 2017

Hitchhiker - 2017

Jackson - 2017

Letters to Lincoln 2018

Rocco: The Missing Years 2018

 

 

Stalker Links

 



Amazon Author Page https://author.to/TraciePodger


 

Monday, 13 February 2017

Sarah's Review of Harry Potter and The Cursed Child Parts 1 and 2


Harry Potter and The Cursed Child is the Eighth Story in the Harry Potter series, and it takes place nineteen years later.

This book is actually a screen play so it isn't written in the normal fashion that we have come to know and love from J.K. Rowling of the Harry Potter series. But that doesn't spoil anything! It was different to see it written out that way, but once you get started you hardly even notice it's a play because the storyline and the movement of the characters dialogue is so engaging. It is a very easy read and as the acts are short it was very easy to read in increments or continuously.

In Harry Potter and The Cursed Child we see Harry as a grown up man. Harry is now working at the Ministry of Magic, is married to Ginny and together they have three school-aged children. Harry Potter never had it easy growing up and is still finding things difficult as an adult.

Harry is still struggling with his past as it doesn't want to stay in the past where it belongs. Harry's youngest son, Albus, is struggling with being a Potter and the legacy that entails, something he didn't want.

Without giving too much away, we find the past and present coming together in a terrifying way. Both father and son have to be honest and put their pride aside to work together. All while realizing that sometimes the darkness come from the most unexpected places.

It was very comforting to begin the story with familiar characters whom still possessed their original personalities. I was very glad that Harry, Ron, Hermione and Ginny had very much of the same characteristics just in a more grown up atmosphere. Even without the descriptions other than stage directions, you could still get a very good sense of their characters and their personalities through their spoken language.

Harry's youngest son, Albus, is whom the story centers upon. And we see him struggle with beginning school at Hogwarts and living up to his father's name. We also see a very unlikely friendship develop right from the beginning. Albus takes very quickly to a boy named Scorpius Malfoy. Yes, Draco Malfoy's son. And despite the relationship between Harry and Draco, the two boys quickly become best friends. And through their trials and series of unfortunate events, we find that they are able to teach their father's something about true friendship and ultimately bring Harry and Draco closer together. Draco's character has grown a lot since we last saw him.

I thoroughly enjoyed how raw the emotions were for all of the characters involved. We see how aging can mature us into something we never saw coming. We also bear witness to Harry's uncertainty as a parent just because of his childhood experience. But it also shows us how what happened to us in the past does not have to pre-determine our future. What happened in the past to Harry, not having a dad and being treated poorly, does not need to be repeated. Harry can shape his own children's lives for the good even though he didn't have anything to compare it to from his childhood. Harry shows us that we should learn from our past and strive for better, while continuously moving forward. The friendship between Albus and Scorpius shows what true friendship is and how strong of a bond it can hold.

The whole idea with the time turner was fantastic. It shows us how, even though we may feel insignificant at times, what we do can and will determine the future and the course of not only our lives, but the lives of those around us. We all play a part in this world and we all make an impact, whether big or small. We are all important in the roles we play in life and we have a significant effect on the lives of those around us, even if we may not feel that way. Remember, you are important.

If you are a huge Harry Potter fan like myself, and you have not yet read this, then I suggest you get your hands on a copy today! You will enjoy it! And even if the style isn't quite the same, at least you will know where the story has gone and what Harry Potter and the gang are up to now. Happy reading!



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