Sunday, 22 April 2012

Blog Tour: Excerpt from Beneath the Surface by Joya Fields

Today I have the pleasure of welcoming Joya Fields to the blog who has given us a little teaser from her romantic suspense novel, Beneath the Surface. Be warned though: it is a teaser that will leave you craving for more!

For the first time since the accident, Brooke forgot about her leg. Forgot about all she’d lost and focused on the way Garrett made her feel.

She knew she needed to stop him. She should find a way to resist the temptation to be with him. But for a few minutes, she could enjoy the taste of him, the feel of him, couldn’t she?

He dropped his hands to her waist and softened the kiss before trailing a line of kisses down her neck. A weak cry slipped from her mouth. “Garrett,” she whispered.

She should stop this now before it got any more intense.

He lifted her chin and forced her to meet his brown eyes, smoky with desire. Heat spiraled to her middle and she caught a whiff of his sawdust scent.

“I…I can walk you back to your own room before I head to mine.” His voice broke as he whispered.

She swallowed hard. She couldn’t do this right now with him. Too many obstacles stood in their way. But as she looked in his somber eyes, she realized none of those complications were bigger than her need for Garrett.

“Let’s go to your room,” she said, her voice shaking. She moved her hands inside his shirt and ran them over his tight abs and chest. Heat soared through her body at the feel of him. “Together…”

About the book:
She’s fighting to stay independent — he’s determined to protect her no matter what...

Brooke Richards survived the earthquake that took her parents and most of her leg, but she needs time to regroup. A trip to Florida for a state-of-the-art prosthesis and to visit her best friend Linda seems ideal.

But the trip turns traumatic when Brooke witnesses Linda’s boat disintegrating in a fiery explosion.

Police Officer Garrett Ciavello believes the blast was intentionally set to hide something Linda found on a dive. When Brooke offers her expertise in underwater archaeology, Garrett accepts her help with the investigation. But since his fianc√©e’s death years ago, Garrett has become overprotective, and as they are drawn to each other, Garrett realizes he will risk anything to keep Brooke safe.

Brooke is fiercely independent. Garrett is fiercely protective. Will they heal each other’s wounds and find a killer... before it’s too late?

About the Author:
Joya Fields has had over 100 stories and articles published in local and national magazines and her debut novel, BENEATH THE SURFACE, a romantic suspense, released in January, 2012. LOVE DELIVERED, a romantic comedy, is also now available.

Over the years, Joya has taught arts and crafts, worked in public relations, owned a daycare center, helped her children raise prize-winning 4-H livestock, competed in three marathons, and even spent a year as a Baltimore Colts cheerleader. Joya loves spending time with her high school sweetheart/husband of over twenty years, two very supportive children, and a pug who follows her everywhere.

You can stalk Joya at the following places:


Joya said...

Thanks so very much for hosting me today! This is such a cool blog to visit. :)

Sharon Buchbinder said...

Hi Joya--

I love this book! It has the right balance between romance and suspense for me. Honestly, I get bored if a story is straight romance (commence throwing tomatoes at me now!)



Joya said...

LOL about the tomatoes, Sharon. I like a lot of action with my romance, too. Thanks so much for stopping by today! :)

Chrissie (Once Upon a Series) said...

Joya - You're welcome! I'm glad I could take part today :)

Sharon - I agree. I love a bit of action and suspense mixed in with my romance :)

kimba88 said...

This sounds interesting and its the first time I've seen it..thanks for sharing it with me.

Joya said...

@Kimba88- So glad you found the description interesting, and thanks so much for stopping by to comment today. :)

Sam Bradley said...

Joya, I so love that you're brave enough to take on a new kind of heroine! I'll look forward to the read.

Joya said...

Hi Sam-Thanks so much for stopping by, and for liking that Brooke is a different kind of heroine. I appreciate your support! :)

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