Thanks for having me in your chair, Annie.
Firstly, I need to give you a huge thankyou (and hugs) for all your support with not only this book, but also that other one I wrote which is still sitting on the cloud drive waiting for it’s moment. This writing gig is a huge learning curve and you’re my hero as well as my editor and mentor.
OK, now the confessions are over, let me share a little about myself.
I’m an accountant by day and a writer by night (& morning, and weekends, and any spare 5 minutes). I started writing about five years ago when I realised I wasn’t doing anything just for me. I tried a bunch of different things and writing was the one that stuck. I feel like I’ve found ‘my thing’.
I completely rearranged my life, selling my business and getting a part-time job, to create more time to write. My part-time job turned into two part time jobs so I’m actually working full-time hours, but I still have more time than when I was working for myself and it’s made all the difference to getting my book finished.
Fun fact: I can only write first person. I tried third person at first and it wasn’t working. Then I rewrote it in first person and it just clicked. My story suddenly worked and it was easy, it flowed.
One of the funnest things about writing this book (yes I know that’s not proper english, my editor will kill me lol) has been making teasers. I’ve got a couple to share with you today.
And when I was making the teasers I discovered that Spark has a whole lot of KISSING in it. So much, in fact, that I’ve had to add a warning to the blurb!
There’s an excerpt on my website called ‘Does this bother you?’ which goes with the teaser of the same name. You can check it out before diving into the whole book.
Blurb (note the warning is in first person!)
I might be inexperienced, but that's not going to stop me from saving my brothers business. Even if HE gets in my way.
He might be a black belt mechanic, but that doesn't make him the boss.
The only problem is, I can't seem to stop KISSING him.
I won't let him distract me. I won't, dammit.
When Alex Vance flees back home to Tempest Beach, she is horrified to find her brother, Dan, is in an induced coma after rescuing their parents from a fire.
She decides to take over management of his motor workshop so that he has a business to come back to when he wakes up.
The only problem is the head mechanic, Jake Lawson, who thinks he should be in charge.
Black belt martial artist Jake has plans that don't include the sweet, but sassy Alex. She might be smart, but a business degree isn't going to help her change engine oil or replace a wheel bearing.
Sparks fly between the two and, despite their differences, they can’t seem to stop KISSING.
When the bank threatens to foreclose they have to work together to find a way to save Dan’s business.
The stakes are raised when a shady loan shark wants payback and soon Alex is fighting for Dan's life as well as his livelihood. And if she can't find a way to repay the debt, she will be the one who pays the price.
Throw in a kick-ass crew of sexy martial artists and you've got yourself a delicious mix of adventure, mystery and mayhem, complete with a gorgeous beachside location and a love at first sight affair.
About Tracy Brenton
My favourite books to read are “kissing books” (full credit to ‘The Princess Bride’) and if there isn’t at least a little bit of romance in a story then I’ll probably lose interest. So it won’t come as a surprise to learn that all of the stories I write have a romance at their core. Even the zombie ones!
I love all things creative and take way too many pictures of sunsets and all the pretty flowers around my home on the Mid North Coast of NSW. I’m currently working hard on developing a taste for coffee and writing the next book in the Tempest Beach series.
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Amazon Australia - https://amzn.to/2HUEOat
Amazon US - http://a.co/apkoE5w
iBooks - https://apple.co/2rzjGPX
Google Play - http://bit.ly/2jPjPKD
Universal - https://books2read.com/spark-tb1
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