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Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Cocked & Loaded, Shootin' Stars & Blasting Giveaway Hop

July Blog Hop

Welcome to ABA! Making this short and simple, I'm the daughter of a Vietnam Veteran, and very proud of my father for his service. I love my country, and and so appreciative of all the sacrifice our military make each day. When I saw the sexy red, white and blue button for this blog hop, I had to sign up, and knew I had the perfect story to giveaway. For this hop I'm giving away several PDF copies of my patriotic paranormal novella, A Strange Freedom: Blood and Fireworks. Again, simply comment below with a way I can contact you to enter to win. Many winners will be chosen :)



BLURB: Can a witch gain her freedom to live as she chooses between Memorial Day and the Fourth of July?  


A man was not exactly what Meranda was looking for when she went to her grandfather’s grave for a ritual of remembrance on Memorial Day.  However, what she thinks is a ghost in the heavy shadows of the night ends up a vampire. 


When Meranda’s grandfather lay dying on a bloody battlefield in WWII, Alexander promised the man he would take care of his family if he got out of the war alive.  Even though he returned to the states a night walker, he has done his best to honor that promise from a distance. 


When Meranda is hurt due to his negligence, Alexander valiantly fights his own desires for her blood to save her.  Only, once she is better, their lives clash.  But, using a little magic, she plans to win their war by the time the fireworks light up the sky on Independence Day.


Genres: Contemporary, Paranormal (Vampire & Witch), Erotic RomanceAdult Content Warnings: Explicit Graphic Language, Bloodlust, Brief Depictions of War


REVIEWS:
“I found the settings to be highly descriptive, giving the reader the ability to not only picture the setting in your mind but to feel the elements that surround the characters.  Kiki portrayed the two characters Meranda and Alex, with depth, emotion and extraordinary perception.  The desire that the two of them feel is palpable and literally burns the pages. She shows us that regardless of age, a woman can be the predator when it comes to taking what you want. The sensuality and eroticism Kiki describes certainly had this reader breathing heavily.”  ~ 5/5 Stars  from Vampirique Dezire at  Blood, Lust and Erotica 


Kiki Howell does a great job of keeping A Strange Freedom: Blood & Fireworks moving while giving us history of the characters, a depth and range of emotion and some steamy bedroom scenes.” ~Stacey at Sizzling Hot Reads 


Also, check out the two host sites to enter to win Kindles!
http://queentuttsworldofescapism.com/  

http://closeencounterswiththenightkind.blogspot.com/ 




29 comments:

  1. My father was a Vietnam vet too, and I thank God everyday he came home safe. I am so proud of him. He served in the Army for 21 years. So I was and still am an Army girl at heart.

    vampiremistress2010(at)gmail(dot)com

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  2. Oh I loved the blurb from A strange freedom: Blood and Fireworks and would love to read it.

    Thank you for appreciating us veterans. Thank you for being apart of this hop as well.

    mrsqueentutt@gmail.com

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  3. Great blurb!
    Yvette
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  4. Love the blurb! Thanks for the giveaway!
    suz2(at)cox(dot)net

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  5. Thanks for the chance to win!
    natasha_donohoo_8 at hotmail dot com

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  6. My cousin is a Vietnam Vet and I am so grateful that he came home safe and sound. Thank you to all the military men and women past and present. With out you we would not have the freedoms we have today.

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    Thanks for being part of the hop and for the chance to win.
    reneebennett35 (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  7. I love the blurb. New book for TBR list

    Wolphcall(at)bellsouth(dot)net

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  8. I must have this book. It sounds so good. Please enter me in contest. Tore923@aol.com

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  9. Thanks!!!
    The blurb sounded great!!!!

    forettarose@yahoo.com

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  10. Book sounds awesome!!
    Thanks
    imajicasnow@inbox.com

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  11. My uncle is a Vietnam vet and my hubby is active duty. Thanks for the giveaway!
    kaylyndavis1986@yahoo.com

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  12. Book sounds awesome!!

    acouponaddict at charter dot net

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  13. This story sounds good. Thank you to your father for his service.

    pefrw at yahoo dot com

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  14. Sounds like an awesome read!!!
    andieleah78@gmail.com

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  15. Oooohhh!! Great giveaway! This one sounds awesome. Love the 4th and the freedom it entails. My parents and various other members of my family have all been in the military so I'm a very patriotic person :)

    Thanks again!

    molly(@)reviewsbymolly(.)com

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  16. Great blurb. Thanks for the chance to win and thanks for your father's service!

    jlhmass at yahoo dot com

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  17. ty for a chance to win.

    skyoak69@gmail.com.

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  18. I love the cover. Sounds like a good book.
    sstrode at scrtc dot com

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  19. I am also the daughter of a Vietnam vet and both my grandfathers served in WWII (one was at Pearl Harbor)
    I think your book sounds wonderful.Thanks for your participation!
    Carin mawmom(@)gmail.com

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  20. Thank you so much for the chance to win!! I"m looking forward to reading your work!!
    Lisa
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  21. Blurb is great! Thanks for the chance to win :) raynman1979 at yahoo dot com

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  22. Love the blurb!! Appreciate the chance to win.

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  23. Great blurb!! Thanks for the contest

    donnasing777@yahoo.com

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  24. Marvelous giveaway!
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  25. Thank you for the contest!

    evelynmoly@yahoo.com

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  26. The book really does sound great! Thank you for the giveaway!

    Pam
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  27. I totally agree with you, Kiki! I truly appreciate everything that the soldiers have done and continue to do!
    Love the 4th!! Great excerpt. :)
    Thank you for the opportunity to read it. I have it on my TBR. ;)
    trb0917 at gmail.com

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  28. Thanks for the contest

    pademe_lee@yahoo.com

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  29. The book sounds good. Thanks for the giveaway.

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In accordance with the new FTC Guidelines for blogging and endorsements, Kiki Howell of An Author's Musings, would like to advise that in addition to purchasing my own books to review, I also receive books, and/or promotional materials, free of charge in return for an honest review, as do any guest reviewers.