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Albert Camus

Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

no matter how much she loves him... The Risk of Happiness: The Punk Rocker (The New York Artist Series #3) by Cathrine Goldstein

"If you’re looking for a great story of forgiveness, second chances, and what it means to be a family, this book has your name on it. I was given an arc of this story for an honest opinion of the work and can I just tell you it’s wonderful in every way? Because it is! 5 well deserved, emotional stars from me!" Peggy, Goodreads

Description:

Release Date: January 21st, 2019

Bad boy punk rock star Reale Lynxx never expected to see his ex-girlfriend, Amanda Simmons, again. And after she'd stomped on his heart and walked out on him six years ago, he's not so sure he wants to. Certainly Reale never imagined he would rescue Amanda and her son, Johnny, from drowning. But all it takes is one evening with her and Reale is ready to leave the past behind and try again.

Amanda never meant to hurt Reale and happily jumps heart-first into rebuilding their relationship. But when she confesses she left him to secretly raise their son, Reale grows livid, fighting her and gaining custody of Johnny…

When Reale realizes he was wrong for taking Johnny away, he tries to win Amanda back. But can she forgive the man who took her son? And can she ever trust Reale again, no matter how much she loves him?

EXCERPT

Reale winked. Damn, he was too happy.

Johnny was completely locked into his tablet. She had a strict, no-tablet-at-the-table rule, but right now she’d make an exception just to find out if she had broken her own strict, do-not-sleep-with-your-rock-and-roll-ex-boyfriend-no-matter-how-sexy-he-is rule. “And um, where did we…or more specifically, did you…sleep last night?”

“Don’t you remember?” He waltzed past her, stuffing two slices of whole grain bread into the toaster.

“No. Uh, sorry…”

Reale smiled, grabbing his pan and crossing to the table, expertly sliding scrambled eggs onto Johnny’s plate. “Seconds.” He nodded toward Johnny proudly.

“But…you slept where exactly?”

“Babe. You were drunk. I carried you in, changed you into your PJs, and slid you into bed. I slept on the couch. Scout’s honor.” He held up his peace fingers making a “V”.

“That’s the wrong sign, dumbo.” She smirked. “So nothing happened?”

He came closer, whispering. “As tempting as it was—what with your ruddy glow and contagious laugh, I figured after you had sung every song on my last CD to me—twice—you were perhaps a bit too intoxicated to partake in any additional activities that evening. Or morning.”

Pre-Order Promotion: 
Pre-Order a copy of The Risk of Happiness and send the author an email with a pic of the receipt to win 1) a digital, digitally signed poster of Lynxx--The Risk of Happiness tour and an ebook of either of the first two books in The New York Artists Series. Book 1, Summer of Irreverence: The Rock Star, OR Book 2, To Be or Not To Be: The Actors. All info is on the author’s website

About the author:
I am a bestselling author, and a NYC girl at heart. I write “gritty romance,” in the genres of YA, NA; women’s fiction; and romance. I’m also the author of The Letting and The Coupling, books 1 and 2 of The Letting series. I began my career as an award-winning playwright, and I am a proud member of RWA, PAN. I have my BA in English and my MA in Theatre.

I am a fan of Luna Bars, decaf coffee, yoga, Hemingway, and Bukowski—and the loves of my life are my husband and my two young girls.

To find out more about me; Summer of Irreverence, the first book in The New York Artists Series—standalone novels about strong, artistic men, and the smart, unexpected women they fall for; The Letting series; and what’s coming soon, please visit:

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4 comments:

Nancy P said...

Interesting cover

Linda Romer said...

Looking forward to reading this series. Thank you

Author Cathrine Goldstein said...

Glad you like the cover, Nancy P! Thanks for stopping by. Hope you enter the giveaway!

Author Cathrine Goldstein said...

Thanks, Linda Romer! I hope you enjoy! And if you Pre-Order The Risk of Happiness: The Punk Rocker (before January 21, 2019) - I'll send you a free copy of either book 1 or 2 in the series! Please visit my website for details: www.CathrineGoldstein.com
Thank you for stopping by!