Sunday, July 31, 2016

Giveaway -- Amazon Gift Card

I'm trying to take a deep breath on this, the last day of the month.
July has flown by, hasn't it?
I've had some spectacular days, walks with my husband, walks with my friend Sheila, hanging out with my children and talking about everything or nothing.
I'm already missing the early, early morning sunshine. I'm disappointed now that the sun isn't rising at 5:30. I think that if I had the money, I'd follow the summer, maybe spend my winters in New Zealand.
Well, on the last day of the month, I'm trying to sell a few extra copies of Paris Runaway, my latest novel. So, if you were considering a purchase of Paris Runaway, $5.99 for the Kindle edition, go ahead and buy it today and leave a comment here or on my Facebook page or send me an email or tweet, and I'll enter your name to win a $25 Amazon gift card.
The drawing will be Sunday evening, so your odds are very good.
Some readers have said this is their favorite of all my novels. It has a couple of steamy, romantic scenes, but mostly it's women's fiction with the main character dealing with the complications of life and raising teenagers as a single mother, while chasing after her daughter to France.
Don't take my word for it though, go to the link and read the reviews.
I love that different readers can have totally different experiences:

Here's a review from Goodreads: "An interesting, entertaining suspense novel, I loved it.
Could not put it down, I felt I was with her in Paris."

Here's another review from Goodreads: "The highlight of the book would be its narration. Looking at Paris through the writers eyes was sheer blissful. The narration is vivid and the writer has tastefully described Paris even when the story demanded that the setting be dimmed out. That blending and weaving of the setting even when the main character writhed in turmoil was done perfectly without compromising emotions."

And one of my favorite reviews: "This was a fabulous beach read! I picked it up this morning and never sat it down until I was done. The characters were relatable and their adventure was a joy to watch unfold. If only real life teenage drama ended in a trip to Paris and an adventure with a sexy French man then the teenage years would not seem so bad."

Thanks for your support, whether you buy my novel or not, reading my blog helps give me that feeling of community too. If you do buy it, I wish you a lovely, relaxing day or reading and a quick trip to Paris, even if it's only in the book.

8 comments:

francetaste said...

Those are great comments! Congratulations!!

Sim Carter said...

Highly recommend the book! BTW, I'm up early w my Dreaming of France post. I'll relink when you post later today:) Have a happy Sunday.

Tamara said...

Hi Paulita, thanks for supporting Paris in July again this year. I've purchased my copy of your book for reading when my exams at uni are finished in a month. I'm looking forward to that. Then I'll link back into Dreaming of France. I am now at the other side of the world, and wishing for summer dawns, so I can totally understand your sadness with seeing summer pass. Wishing you happy august days.

Paulita said...

Francetaste, Thanks for your congratulations. I hope you eventually have time for escapism reading.
Sim, Dreaming of France is being difficult today but finally up.
Tamara, Thanks so much for your support. I'll throw your name in the hat for the $25 Amazon gift card.

Mary Preston said...

Great reviews. You must be pleased!!

Paulita said...

Mary, Yes, I'm always happy when people read and enjoy my novels. Thanks

traveler said...

Your wonderful book is an escape for me. Congratulations and best wishes. I enjoy your posts and fabulous photos. saubleb(at)gmail(dot)com

petite said...

Your talent is an inspiration to me. Wishing you happiness and enjoyment.

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