Friday, March 6, 2015

Curse Me Not Book Tour: Giveaway for a $20 Amazon Gift Card and Jewelry!

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Title:   Curse Me Not
Author:   Elizabeth Fisher
Published:  December 1, 2014
Publisher:  Champagne Book Group
Genre:  Paranormal Romance
Content Warning:  Adult Sexual Content
Recommended Age:  17+

Synopsis:  Southern unsophisticate Elzetta Swan has gained the ability to see auras and the more lucrative ability to clean revenge curses from those auras. Embracing the gift faster than grass through a goose, Elzetta is about to finish her first year as a legally licensed bodywasher with a trendy new lifestyle and a countrified inner child that’s skipping all the way to the bank. But when a routine cleansing suddenly turns ugly, she begins to wonder if a powerful invoker has come to town -- one who’s hooked on the rush of setting particularly nasty curses.

As Elzetta attempts to track down the culprit, she faces two fateful confrontations. Each will threaten her trendy new life and the hallelujah hankering she’s formed for the unlikeliest of urban white knights, but together those confrontations could do much worse. They could create in Elzetta a vengeful rage all her own.

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Frustration became a bad taste in my mouth, as did disappointment. I’d sent Cal and his police buddies on a stupid, stupid goose chase and for what?

I thought of Book’s hostile and near-anorexic face and poor Miss Patrice looking lost in her nightgown and robe. I had cleansed a major curse when it should have been a minor one. I had seen a glimpse of something deadly in Book’s aura. While I’d never dealt with a saturated invoker before, I knew from my training Book could seriously hurt someone with his curses. He’d definitely hurt himself.

Closing my eyes, I took a deep breath. I couldn’t allow the police to dismiss this, but how could I convince them to continue the search?

“Elzetta, is there something you can do as a bodywasher?” Cal asked. “That is, since you work with auras, maybe you can pick up something from this room you can use to track him.”

With sad resignation I opened my eyes to look up at the two men.

“Gentlemen, I’m not a psychic. I’m not clairvoyant or precognitive, and I’m definitely not an auravestigist which is exactly what you’re asking for. I don’t even think people can do ESP stuff, although I guess that must sound strange coming from me.”

I found myself having to turn away from their scrutiny before I could continue.

“But I do see auras if the person is in front of me. I know what an aura looks like when it’s healthy and I know what it looks like when a curse has been set on it. I know what an aura looks like at birth and at puberty. I even know what an aura looks like when a person is dying,” I said remembering that last day with Mom a little over a year ago. 

With as much resolution as I could muster, I looked from Cal to Detective Griffin and back to Cal again. My eyes were starting to tear up and I forced myself not to blink.

“And I know, from what little I saw of his aura, Claude Book -- heaven help him -- is a very, very dangerous young man. Oh, I do so wish I could be of more help. I know this must seem like such a wasted effort.” 

I stared at Cal willing him to understand. His poker face was back and the detective beside him no longer acted amused. I couldn’t tell if they truly grasped my fears or if they just thought I was wacko. If Griffin’s gentle, almost pitying smile was any indication, I’d put my money on wacko.

Finally, Cal turned toward the detective. “Dwayne, you want to pack up what we’re taking? I’ll walk Miz Swan to her car.”

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About the Author:
Elizabeth Fisher lives in east Tennessee and has deep Appalachian roots that involve all the usual elements -- moonshine stills, horse-thieving ancestors and rumors of illicit banjo pickin’. Fortunately, due to her father’s less felonious North Carolina heritage, Fisher makes an honest living as an author, freelance writer, editor and graphic designer. In her spare time, she reads, hikes and attempts to oil paint. She believes she’s making great strides in creatively incorporating the errant hairs of her cats -- Buck and Bozo -- into her still lifes. Her loving husband, Tim, is not so sure.

Giveaway Details:

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There is a tour wide giveaway and there will be 3 winners. Prizes include the following:

  • $20 Amazon Gift Card (INT)
  • 2 x Khamsa Jewelry sets (US) 
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  1. Replies
    1. So glad to hear it and hope you get the chance to read Curse Me Not. Do let me know what you think!

  2. I bet growing up in Appalachia was wonderful. Such beautiful country and scenery and pretty laid back.

  3. Susan, it’s a hoot visiting your web site today. Thanks so much for letting me stop by and tell you about my paranormal romance, Curse Me Not. Guess it's time for some "Chicken Soup"!

  4. Your excerpt made me want to read more!

    1. So glad to hear it and hope you get the chance to read Curse Me Not. Do let me know what you think!

  5. This sounds like it is going to be a great paranormal romance, and I am intrigued by the idea of it a lot!

    1. Olivia, Curse Me Not was a fun and intriguing book to write as well. Hope you get the chance to read it - and do let me know what you think!

  6. Thanks for holding this great giveaway.

  7. I love the thought of being able to read auras; I've heard some people are really able to do that. I'd definitely like to read this book ;)

    1. Jan, I hope you get to read Curse Me Not - and do let me know what you think. It was both fun and interesting to write about auras and develop the slightly altered reality of the book.

  8. This books looks absolutely fascinating. Have to check it out.
    Thanks for the contest.

    slehan at juno dot com

    1. You're welcome on the contest. The jewelry charms against the evil eye could come in handy! I hope you get the chance to read Curse Me Not - and do let me know what you think.

  9. I love reading books about the Supernatural placed in the real world, with real world concerns like making money from "trends". Sounds like a real fun read.

    1. Kim, it was a hoot developing the slightly altered reality in Curse Me Not. Hope you get the chance to read it and let me know what you think.

  10. Thank you so much for the giveaway, the book sounds interesting!

  11. This book sounds so intriguing!

    1. Soo, I can truthfully say my readers so far are all telling me that my slightly altered reality in Curse Me Not - where auras are perceived and curses are real - is a hoot to explore. Hope you get the chance to read it.


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