Friday, April 19, 2013

Magic Touch Hop! Excerpts and Giveaways! (April 20th-30th)



Hello and welcome to the Magic Touch Hop! Thank you so much for stopping by. I'm thrilled you're here. Keep reading for excerpts and giveaways below.

The Magic Touch


What is the magic touch? To me, it's that electric moment that happens the first time two people touch, that instant connection and chemistry that is so rare and so special. Below, I'm including an excerpt of that moment from my novella, A Flowerpot Christmas Tree.

Excerpt:

I started to knead the clay, very aware that I was being watched and evaluated. It didn’t take long for Noah to break in. 

“Come on, you gotta really get in there, work the clay. It won’t break.” Noah was demonstrating with his own hunk of clay, his strong hands squeezing and twisting. I bit my bottom lip. “Keep going til it’s soft and pliable. Don’t worry, your hand strength will build up over time.” 

Once the clay had reached the right consistency, we turned to Jane. Noah stood behind me and took both of my hands in his, guiding my fingers over the clay. The gesture was innocent enough, but the feel of his skin was more intoxicating than the wine. His body heat enveloped me, and I closed my eyes and leaned into him before I could stop myself. Noah stepped in closer, pushing against me. 

“There,” he whispered, “see how it responds to your touch.” His mouth grazed my ear when he said it, and my pulse kicked into overdrive. 

The Giveaway:


I am giving away two $5 Amazon Gift Cards!  Please be sure to leave an email address in the comment so you can be notified if you've won.

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This Hop is hosted by author Kallysten and book blog Riverina Romantics. In addition to individual prizes provided on each blog, we are offering assorted swag to the first 100 participants who simply tell us they want some! See all details and sign up here!

51 comments:

  1. aww wonderful excerpt, thank you so much for sharing. I can definitely understand your view on magic touch, wonderful input.

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  2. i love your excerpt and i do love your opinion on magic touch
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  3. i love your excerpt and i do love your opinion on magic touch


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  4. Great excerpt, thank you.

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  5. Hmmm, brings the smexy scene from Ghost to mind. Even better is that Noah is a very hot, living, breathing man.

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  6. I totally agree about your opinion of the magic touch! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  7. Steamy!! I love it!
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  8. nice excerpt :) thanks for this giveaway!

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  9. Great excerpt!

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  10. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  11. Thanks for the giveaway and the excerpt ;)
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  12. I had visions of Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore in Ghost when I read your excerpt. To me, that is one of the most sensual pics around.

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  13. The excerpt is really nice :)

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  14. definitely made me remember the movie ghost! qtksjkmommy at gmail dot com

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  15. Thanks for the excerpt and the giveaway. dsr002(at)gmail(dot)com

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  16. Loved the excerpt! Thanks for the giveaway.
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  17. Nice excerpt. Thank you for sharing a little tidbit with us. Thanks for being part of the hop and for the chance to win. <^_^>
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  18. Nice hop! Thanks for the the giveaway.

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  19. What a fun excerpt, yes the moment of that little kiss on the ear is magic :) Thank you for participating in this awesome hop :)
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  20. Thanks for the giveaway, liked the excerpt.
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  21. The magic in love is not only the newness of first touch but also the familiarity of long love, someone finishing your sentence for you, knowing what you are thinking.

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  22. Thanks for participating in the giveaway.
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  23. luv it...thx u for the giveaway...

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  24. Thank you for the giveaway!

    -Jen Haile
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  25. What a hot excerpt!
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  26. Thank you for this magical giveaway! (My gmail is win4xmas)

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  27. Oooh nice excerpt! Thanks for sharing ;)

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  28. I really enjoyed the excerpt. Seems like it is a good book. Thank you for the giveaway.

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  29. Noah sounds yummy! Thanks for the giveaway!
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  30. u kive yoru web site and then the hop it great read
    for me

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  31. This is an awesome blog hop! I'm a big fan of supernatural books especially romantic ones. I love magic and I love that you never know what people's abilities are going to be. It leaves so much more open to guessing because the world that the author builds all of a sudden does NOT follow our world's rules. I love when people can listen to thoughts or move things with their minds. I also think being able to control other's emotions would be a handy gift. Probably my favorite books involving people with magic are 'Beautiful Creatures' and 'Poison Study.' It must be hard to be responsible for such power. I love when Lena from 'Beautiful Creatures' is trying to harness all she has. It's something akin to the awkwardness we all go through in middle school in which we are trying to figure out who we are.
    Thanks for the giveaway and I'm gonna keep on hopping!
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  32. Loved the excerpt! Thank you for the giveaway!
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  33. Very sexy excerpt.
    Thanks for the post.
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  34. That is exactly what I think a magic touch is, thanks for the awesome excerpt as well.

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  35. Thanks for this giveaway!. Hope to win :)

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  36. the excerpt sounds great! Can't wait to pick up some of your books and find me a new author to stalk..ummm follow ~ yeah that's what i meant :)

    Thanks
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  37. Sounds sexy indeed--thank you so much!

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  38. Thanks for the chance to win!
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  39. Loved the excerpt. Thanks for the giveaway.
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  40. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  41. Thank you for the chance!

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  42. Thankyou for the great giveaway!
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  43. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  44. I liked the excerpt, thnks for the opportunity!

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  45. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  46. Great excerpt! Thanks!
    -Amber
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  47. Love it!!! Def one for my TBR list!!!

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  48. Thank you so much for the chance to win :)
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