My publisher, The Wild Rose Press is holding a Rafflecopter Giveaway this week. Just follow the rafflecopter link below for a chance to win a $10 gift certificate to The Wild Rose Press. Each week, there will be a new code and a new winner chosen from entries selected from participating bloggers who choose to promote some of the fabulous books from The Wild Rose Press authors.

This week, I am spotlighting Affinity by New Zealand author LaVerne Clark because it is a fun paranormal romance and now, Ms. Clark has a sequel I am dying to read. So, check out Affinity and let me know what you think. And don’t forget to enter the Rafflecopter drawing. Who knows? You might win the gift certificate so you can go back and by LaVerne’s second book, Beyond the Shadows, which I have downloaded but not yet read.

Here’s a sneak peak at Affinity!
A Down Under Character Interview
In the wrong hands, Jenna Thomas’s legacy could be a curse—in her mind it already is.
As a child, a routine x-ray awakened an abnormality in Jenna’s DNA, giving her the ability to “call” creatures and take on their attributes. Labeled a freak since then, Jenna’s learned to keep everyone at a distance. But all that changes the day she saves a young boy from drowning and the story goes viral.

Nick Hawke, an off-duty policeman, witnesses part of the drama. Captivated by Jenna’s exotic beauty, he decides to investigate, not sure what to believe. Jenna puts his cynicism to the test—even as the attraction between them grows.

As word of her extraordinary rescue spreads, a dangerous man who will stop at nothing to control Jenna’s abilities draws near. With her feelings for Nick putting him in danger too, can Jenna risk everything to protect them both?

Rating: Spicy
Page Count: 113
Word Count: 30451
978-1-61217-267-5 Digital


“Back off everyone, give us room,” boomed Nick with authority. Everyone took a step back. An attractive woman holding a microphone stepped into the created space. Her phony smile flashed teeth like a shark. Circling, she came in for the kill, her cameraman capturing the moment.

“Are you the lady who jumped in to save the boy? What made you do something so heroic? Witnesses say you were under for over ten minutes. How is this possible?”

The questions fired at her like a volley of bullets. Jenna flinched as each one hit its mark. She couldn’t answer honestly without sounding like a freak. So she said nothing, burying her head into Nick’s chest. His arms tightened around her. The subtle turning of his body shielded her from all those eyes.

He pitched his voice to address the crowd. “It’s been a traumatic event for everyone involved, and as you can imagine, it’s not over for us yet. We’ve no comment to make at this stage, so please, give us some time to come to terms with what’s happened. Thank you.”

“Could you at least give me a little snippet, Sergeant Hawke?” pouted the reporter, pushing her chest out and fluttering her lashes.

Jenna’s spine went rigid. A sick feeling of dread settled in the pit of her belly.

Police. Nick is a policeman. Dear God, I’m in trouble.

Her head pounded and her hands shook. His arm tightened when she tried to pull away, holding her firmly in place. Any other person she could have fobbed off. Now she understood his aura of authority, his all-seeing gaze and concern at the thought of a child left alone in her car. He would be relentless uncovering the truth.

You can find Affinity and other great paranormal stories (even mine) at The Wild Rose Press.

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