Monday, April 21, 2014

WordSmith Publicity Release Day Excerpt + Giveaway: Burn for You by Marquita Valentine

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Welcome to the release day excerpt event for Burn For You by Marquita Valentine. Participating blogs are linked together, sharing the entire excerpt. Enjoy!

Title: Burn For You (Boys of the South #5)
Age Group: New Adult
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: April 21, 2014
Cover Designer: Sarah Hansen at Okay Creations
Hosted by: Wordsmith Publicity

Book Description:
Beau Montgomery is not the typical single dad for three reasons:

1.      He’s rich and famous.

2.      He needs a nanny, like yesterday.

3.      He has no idea if eight month old, Mia, is actually his daughter.

Only, number three doesn’t matter to him at all, because he’s determined to give up everything to be a standup dad, including racing, partying, and his very favorite vice, women. Until that is, he’s invited to race at Monaco—a dream he’s always had. Now, all those things he’d sworn to give up are at his fingertips, including the very inconveniently hot nanny, Landry Basnight, who’s travelling with him.

Landry Basnight is the typical college graduate for three reasons:

1.      She’s broke and in debt up to her eyeballs.

2.      She needs a job, like yesterday.

3.      Nothing exciting ever happens in her life.

Only, number three is about to change, because she’s been hired by Beau Montgomery, son of NASCAR Racing Royalty. Landry’s parents are big fans of the Montgomerys, while she couldn’t care less—all she wants to do is make a dent in her student loan bill. However, that doesn’t stop her from falling in love with her little charge, nor does it make it easier to resist Beau’s charms.  In fact , she doesn’t resist at all.

Lines are crossed and then forgotten as Beau and Landry grow closer, but when Beau’s ex-girlfriend, the woman he’s loved since high school, and Mia’s mother shows up, everything starts to fall apart for the new couple.

Will their love weather the storm, or will Beau abandon Landry for the family he’s always wanted?

 ** Burn For You can be read as a stand-alone**

To read part one of the excerpt, head over to the participating blogs:
To read part two of the excerpt, head over to the participating blogs:
To read part three of the excerpt, head over to the participating blogs:

“Anything else?” I step back and angle my hip in such a way to let him know that drinks are the only thing I’m offering. Just in case he decides his half-brother is right.

“Yeah.” He gently grabs my wrist and pulls me closers. Heat arcs between us, from that spot we’re touching straight to parts of me I’ve neglected over the years. I’m not alone. His grey eyes widen for a fraction of a second before growing heavy lidded. He leans forward and my body tightens with anticipation.

“Make sure you serve me and not Walker,” he says, his lips touching my hair. “Hell, flirt with me and sit on my lap, every now and then to make it look legit.”

I shiver and turn toward him. “I’m not... I’m not looking to do anything more than make sure you have something to drink or even eat while y’all are here.”

Our gazes meet. He tucks a strand of hair behind my ear. “I know, sweetheart. And I’m not looking to do anything more than make sure you don’t get any unwanted attention.”

“John will protect me.”

“The bouncer?” Somehow, Beau manages to sit me on his thigh. He wraps an arm around my waist, his fingers possessive as they touch me. “Baby girl, the door’s been closed for the past five minutes.”

Purchase Links:
Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes


1 – Print Set, Boys of the South Series (US only)

April 23, 2014 - Marquita  Valentine and Sawyer Bennett are co-hosting Marquita and Sawyer’s Double Release Celebration on Facebook. There will be fun discussions, they will be answering your questions, and there will be prizes! The event begins at 9:00 am EST and will last all day.

About the author 
Marquita ValentineNew York Times Bestselling Author, Marquita Valentine, writes sexy heroes that make you swoon and sassy heroines that make you laugh. She’s the author of the bestselling contemporary romance series, Holland Springs, and the new adult romance series, Boys of the South.

 Marquita met her husband aka Hot Builder at Sonic when they were in high school. She suggests this location to all of her single friends in search of a good man—and if that doesn't work, they can console themselves with cheesy tater tots. She lives in North Carolina in a very, very small town with Hot Builder and their two children.

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