Tuesday, June 4, 2013

SUPER BOOK BLAST w/ Excerpt + GIVEAWAY!! Wanted: One Ghost by Loni Lynne

Welcome to my stop on Wanted: One Ghost series blog tour hosted by Goddess Fish. Click HERE to see the full blog tour schedule!

Wanted: One Ghost
by Loni Lynne

Stuck in ghostly limbo for 238 years, James Addison can't move on to an afterlife.  After being falsely accused of treason and executed, fate's cursed him to remain an earth-bound specter until he meets a historian sent to research his past.

Distrustful of fate, Dr. April Branford wants to be taken seriously, but her unique ability to divine history by touching objects seriously compromises her credibility. Her latest assignment?  James Addison, a legendary colonial ladies' man with a shadowy past.  Without much to go on, she doesn't hold out much hope to discover the man behind the legend until the day she accidentally touches him and brings him back to life.

With the help of family and ghosts from James’s past, they unravel the truth. But after falling in love and with time running out, it’s hard for April to believe in fate and a future where forever is now.

April’s digital camera came to life and she switched the setting to playback, scrolling through the photos. She’d taken a bevy of pictures, ones of the hanging tree, the colonial storefronts and historical houses, the front and back of the courthouse. She came across the last picture, the one she’d taken right outside, and then it went back to her older photos. Everything was there but the picture of her guide. She gasped and thumbed frantically through the pictures again.

“What’s wrong, April dear?” Her aunt got up from the chair and came over to her, bringing her cup of tea with her.

“It was here…I mean, the picture is here but he isn’t.” The photo showed part of the lamp post she’d had her guide stand in front of. There was a bright, fuzzy ball of light obscuring part of the gaslight. Could it be a possible reflection off the light and her flash? She’d captured him in the frame, she was positive! 

Her aunt looked over her arm at the frame revealing the street along with the courthouse. April didn’t like the knowing smile and twinkle to her aunt’s eye. “Oh, he’s there,” she said, peering up from over her tea cup.

“What do you mean?” She was almost afraid to ask. 

“You’ve managed to capture what we call residual paranormal energy. See the spot of fuzzy light in the middle of the picture? You’ve captured an image of a paranormal orb. Welcome to the family, April. You’ve seen your first ghost.”

Loni Lynne is a stay at home mom, domestic goddess, U.S. Navy Veteran and 
lover of all things vintage/shabby-chic/Victorian and antique. From china cups 
and tea sets to lace doilies crocheted by hand (her grandmother made the best) 
she believes a touch of femininity never goes out of style.

Growing up all over the country she's been blessed with experiencing a good 
deal of culture and lifestyles. Much like her personality, she has eclectic 
tastes in what she likes to read and write. There is no 'one' genre in which 
she settles for. 

God and fate have been big influences in her life. Both have taken her to 
places she never thought she'd be, both in the physical sense and in the 
spiritual. She wrote brief stories and snippets of life as it happened to her 
in her youth, and encouraged by her teachers, continued to write. Blessed with 
a loving supportive family growing up, she was able to explore her options 
which at times have been put into use in her stories. The Navy--and fate, 
afforded her the opportunity to meet her Army, "Annapolis-native" husband and 
team up with him to parent two beautiful daughters.

Years later, her husband gave her the best birthday present ever--a laptop, a 
membership to Romance Writers of America and a goal to complete a 
manuscript for submission by her next birthday. She did it. A few years later 
she was blessed with one of those novels, Wanted: One Ghost, as her 
debut novel.

Believe in Fate

Loni will be awarding a $50 Amazon or B&N gift card (winner’s choice) to a randomly drawn commenter during the tour.

Follow the tour and comment; the more you comment, the better your chances of winning. The tour dates can be found HERE!!


Unknown said...

Thank you for hosting me today! I look forward to a great day.

magic5905 said...

I love reading and watching about ghosts. Looks really good. Thanks.
magic5905 at embarqmail dot com

Andra Lyn said...

I feel like ghosts are really underrepresented in paranormal lit. Glad you aren't forgetting them!

andralynn7 AT gmail DOT com

Rita Wray said...

Great excerpt, thank you.


Unknown said...

Thank you all for being here today!I appreciate the opportunity to share my story with you all!

Believe in Fate!

nurmawati djuhawan said...

thx u for the chance...if i win, i will buy Wanted: One Ghost by Loni Lynne from the AMAZON using the gift card..
i like the cover and the blurb ..
wish me luck :)

-nurmawati djuhawan-
chiko_jubilee at yahoo dot com

Brooke Showalter said...

This sounds like a fun and unique ghost story! I enjoyed the blurb and excerpt.

brooke811 at ymail dot com