Thursday, November 22, 2012

Black Friday Blog Hop

 
Welcome to the Black Friday Decadent Publishing Blog Hop! Thanks for stopping by. Be sure to visit my Decadent colleagues when you're done here for some more amazing books and prizes! 
 
Black Friday is such an odd day in my mind. The day after we celebrate being thankful for the people and things in our lives, many of us push, shove and swear at each other to get into a store. I personally don't shop on this Friday because I value my life too much! I don't want to get knocked down as I reach for an item. No, I consider myself one of the smart ones. I sleep in, watch tv, maybe read and eat leftover turkey from Thanksgiving.
 
My characters are just as smart as me. Rachel Grant, the heroine in Fractured Paradise, wouldn't dream of getting up before the crack of dawn to go Christmas shopping. Actually, since she's a computer expert, she pretty much does all her shopping online.
 
The hero in Fractured Paradise, Aidan Camden, wouldn't be caught dead in a line during Black Friday. Actually, he's an Englishman. I don't even know if he'd know what Black Friday was. (Brits? Do you "celebrate" this day? Anybody?) Aidan's a lot more hands-on than Rachel. He'd rather go to a store and hold the gift item in his hands before forking over the cash for it.
 

Technical analyst Rachel Grant arrives in Sunderland intent on tidying up her grandmother’s cottage, but the disaster she discovers requires more than a gentle sweep of a dust rag. Determined to please the most important person in her life, she trades her computer keyboard for a hammer and nails to make the repairs. She doesn’t count on the chilly reception from the locals who want to claim Nan’s home as their own.
Tour guide Aidan Camden wants to buy the cottage. He’s determined to acquire the property no matter how attractive he finds the current occupant. However, when tragedy strikes, throwing them both into a tailspin, he discovers he wants more than the house. He longs for the sexy American as well. Can Aidan put his own ghosts to rest in time to save the woman who’s claimed his heart?
What about you? Do you brave the insanity on Black Friday? Or are you like Rachel, Aidan and me?
 
One commenter here will win a FREE copy of Fractured Paradise!

15 comments:

  1. Thanks for participating in the hop, Alexa! :)

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  2. Personally I hate going out on Black Friday. My family used to drag me out when I was younger, but now I just try to stay out of everyone's way by staying home. The hubby and I use this Friday to put up the Christmas tree and stuff anyway.

    BK
    buffykennedy[at]gmail[dot]com

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  3. We don't have that insanity here in the UK - mind you, its always busy in our stores up to Christmas - though no fighting!!

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  4. No shopping for me today..blog hopping instead! Thanks for the hop! angadair@nwcable.net

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  5. I only go to walmart and buy the things there are no lines for :) laci_paige @ yahoo . com

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  6. Instead of shopping, I’m hopping! I love Decadent Publishing and the wonderful authors.Thanks for being on the hop and the awesome giveaway!
    Mel
    bournmelissa at hotmail dot com

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  7. Yep, I'm with you, Rachel & Aidan. The Friday after Thanksgiving has ALWAYS been a day to stay home in pjs and laze about!

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  8. I don't usually shop once November hits, unless it is grocery shopping. I am usually done by Thanksgiving since my son is easy to shop for.

    carrollfamily02@gmail.com

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  9. I don't brave the masses for Black Friday. A little online shopping while enjoying coffee is my day. :)

    bimmergrlmd at gmail dot com

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  10. No shopping for me today..blog hopping instead! Thanks for the hop!

    parisfan_ca@yahoo.com

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  11. This is as close to Black Friday shopping as i get
    sugerlady@aol/com

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  12. LOL! It sounds like we're ALL smart! Thanks to everyone for visiting!

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  13. Hi! Happy Holidays to you! Thanks for the awesome hop and giveaway! Best wishes and many blessings to you!
    shadowluvs2read(at)gmail(dot)com

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  14. BARBARA, YOU are the winner of the free copy of Fractured Paradise! Thank you to EVERYONE for stopping by and hanging out with me for part of the Decadent Publishing Black Friday Blog Hop.

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