Book Spotlight: The Howling Heart by April Bostic



The Howling Heart
by April Bostic

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BLURB:

   
Paige Donovan is an ambitious college graduate who aspires to reach the top of the corporate ladder. She’s climbing fast when given the promotion of a lifetime at a prestigious fashion magazine in New York City. Her bright future comes to an unexpected halt after news of her father’s death. She inherits his old cabin in the Colorado Rockies and just when she thinks her luck couldn’t get any worse, she has a car accident in the mountains and awakens in the small, remote community of Black River.
 
Soon she’s engulfed in the mystical world of Varulv—wolves descended from 12th century Scandinavia and blessed by Norse gods with the ability to appear human. Paige is desperate to return home, but never expects to fall for her rescuer, Riley Gray, a charming young werewolf from England who offers her an alternate future with his pack.
   
Now she must choose between the career she’s always wanted and the love she’s always dreamed.


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Excerpt One:

I stood in the hardware section looking at flashlights, when I suddenly felt someone staring at me. I tried to remain inconspicuous as I glanced to my left without turning my head. At the end of the aisle stood a slender, young man at least six feet tall, wearing a red and black plaid, flannel shirt with cut-off sleeves. Lean muscles flexed on his bicep as he grabbed something off the shelf. His bare arms revealed a tattoo on his right shoulder, but I wasn't close enough to read it.

He must've felt my gaze on him, because he looked over at me. The sun gently kissed his skin with a golden tan, and his full lips spread into a charming grin. He had a clean-shaven, square jaw and sharp cheekbones that would make any woman envious. His sandy blonde hair flowed like waves and curled softly on the ends, brushing his ears and collar. A few, untamed strands fell in his eyes, making his hair appear disheveled. There was no doubt in my mind he was handsome.

Immediately, a heat wave crashed beneath my skin...and I knew it wasn’t due to the summer weather. I blushed under his steady gaze and looked away in an attempt to ignore him. For some reason, I couldn't control myself. My gaze kept finding his. A smirk played on his lips—the color of a summer peach—and I wondered if they tasted as sweet.

Does he enjoy making me hot and bothered?


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AUTHOR Bio and Links:

April Bostic is a New Jersey-based romance author who enjoys unleashing her creativity and letting her imagination run wild. Her love of romance books inspired her to become not just a reader, but also a writer. In December 2008, she self-published her first novel, a contemporary romance with a supernatural twist entitled "A Rose to the Fallen". Her first short story, "Right Here, Right Now", released in January 2012, is an erotic romance with a dash of S&M. The following year, she released two more short stories: a romantic urban fantasy inspired by the Greek myth of Eros and Psyche entitled "Eros, My Love", and a sexy romantic comedy entitled "Love Addiction". After five years, released her second novel , "The Howling Heart", in August 2013, a paranormal romance that delves into the mystical world of werewolves and Norse gods.

Website: http://www.aprilbostic.com

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/2768953.April_Bostic

Buy Links:

Barnes & Noble: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-howling-heart-april-bostic/1116609472?ean=9781629290201


Amazon:  http://www.amazon.com/The-Howling-Heart-April-Bostic/dp/1629290203/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1377739947&sr=8-1&keywords=the+howling+heart


Comments

  1. Sounds like a great read!!
    Thanks for the excerpt and the chance to win!
    natasha_donohoo_8 at hotmail dot com

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  2. Fun excerpt, thanks for sharing!

    tiger-chick-1(at)hotmail(dot)com

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