Saturday, October 06, 2012

Saturday Snapshot -- My Nose in a Book

To participate in the Saturday Snapshot meme post a photo that you (or a friend or family member) have taken then leave a direct link to your post on Alyce's blog At Home With Books. Photos can be old or new, and be of any subject as long as they are clean and appropriate for all eyes to see. How much detail you give in the caption is entirely up to you. Please don’t post random photos that you find online.
 
This week, I'm combining two old things: following  up on the picture from last week where I broke my nose 24 years ago and again last week, I had to have surgery to straighten it yesterday. The doctor convinced me it would be quick to fix while the bones were still broken.
So broken nose, plus -- my book published.
 
Yes, I'm hoping for some sympathy purchases... But it's also a fun book. Hope you'll give it a try.
Here's the premise:
 When Fia loses her job, she jumps at the chance to travel to France to run her great uncle's bed and breakfast, dragging along her husband and teenage twins. She figures the whole family can bond before the twins grow up too fast. But her dreams of family bonding time fade as Kasie joins a local swim team, riding off to practice on the back of a scooter each morning, hips tucked next to the 18-year-old French boy who teaches her to smoke brown cigarettes and drink red wine. West accompanies a pouty French teenager around the city, playing his guitar in the town squares to earn spending money.  And Fia's husband Grayson tours the countryside with a pretty French woman. Why the whirlwind of French welcome, Fia wonders after she comes hom froma day at the beach in Nice with the handsome Frenchman Christophe, only to find someone has ransacked the B&B.
Fia doesn't know that the house hides her uncle's World War II secret, which might just tear her family apart.
So, are you intrigued?
You can find the book on  Amazon for the Kindle, on Barnes and Noble for the Nook or in paperback. The eBook versions are $4.99 each. And if you don't have an eBook reader, you can download the Kindle reader for free on Amazon and read it on your computer. But if you prefer to have the book in your hand, the paperback is $14.
I can't wait to hear what you all think about it.


18 comments:

Christine Harding said...

Hope the nose is better soon. Is it very painfu? My Snapshot is at http://goo.gl/ksE6O

Eugenia O'Neal said...

Congrats on the book! Hope your nose heals quickly!

Susan Lindquist said...

Wow! Published! Congrats ... and yes, I am intrigued!

Creations by Laurel-Rain Snow said...

Oh, wow! Great shot showcasing the nose and your novel...which sounds fabulous! I'm going to check it out.

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Book Savvy Babe said...

So awesome your book is published!! That has to make the broken nose feel at lease a little better :) Here's to lots of book sales!! Book Savvy Babe

Leslie (Under My Apple Tree) said...

How exciting! Congrats on publishing the novel.

Bev Hankins said...

Hope your nose heals quickly! And congrats on the book publication! Woo hoo!

Here's my Snapshot.

Alyce said...

Congrats on the book! I hope your nose is feeling better!

Sim said...

That is so cute of you with the bandage on the nose! Everyone should BUY the book! I love the cover by the way.

Rebecca said...

I hope you recover quickly for your surgery. Congratulations on the publication of your book. That is excellent news to share!
Rebecca @ The Key to the Gate

Ginx Craft said...

Congratulations on your book. Very exciting!

Louise said...

Congratulations on your book, and congratulations on getting your nose fixed. I hope both go splendidly.

bermudaonion said...

What a big week for you! I hope your book sells well!

Booksnyc said...

Congrats on the publication of your novel! I hope you have a quick recovery from your surgery.

Jackie/Jake said...

Getting published, no mean feat!! Congrats!
I will be picking up your book to read, it sounds fascinating.

Staci said...

Great photo and love the cover of your book!

Esme said...

Paulita-how very exciting-I cannot wit to read it. I hope you recover quickly and heal from the surgery.

stacybuckeye said...

Your books sounds great! Hope your nose is healing fast :)

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