April 4, 2016


Crushed

by Deborah Coonts

Tour Dates: May 16-20
Publication Date: March 9, 2016
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Series: The Heart of Napa, Book #1
Giveaway: One (1) Digital Copy of the Lucky Series by Deborah Koonts; One (1) $50 Amazon G.C.

In Napa Valley, he who has the best grapes wins.
And in the pursuit of perfection, dreams and hearts can be crushed.

Sophia Stone is a widow on the brink of an empty nest, stuck in an unsatisfying job managing the vineyard for a mediocre Napa vintner.  Faced with an uncertain future she wonders how do you choose between making a living and making a life?  Between protecting your heart and sharing it?  Five years ago, after her husband was killed in an accident, Sophia put her heart and dreams on ice to care for those around her.  Now her home, her dreams, and her family’s legacy grapes are threatened by the greed of the new money moving into the Valley.   Sophia has a choice—give up and let them take what is hers, or risk everything fighting a battle everyone says she can’t win.

Nico Treviani has one goal in life: make brilliant wine.  A woman would be an unwanted distraction.  So, while recognized as one of Napa’s premier vintners, Nico finds himself alone… until his brother’s death drops not one, but two women into his life—his thirteen-year-old twin nieces.  In an instant, Nico gains a family and loses his best friend and partner in the winemaking business.  Struggling to care for his nieces, Nico accepts a job as head winemaker for Avery Specter, one of the new-money crowd.  And he learns the hard way that new money doesn’t stick to the old rules.
Deborah Coonts’ mother tells her she was born in Texas a very long time ago.  Deborah isn’t so sure—her mother can’t be trusted.  These things we are fairly certain of though:  Deborah was raised in Texas on BBQ, Mexican food and beer.  She is the author of WANNA GET LUCKY? a humorous romantic mystery set amid the glitz, glamor and gaudy of Las Vegas that was a NY Times Notable Crime Novel and double RITA™ Finalist and received several starred reviews as have the five sequels. CRUSHED the first novel in her Heart of Napa series is out now.  Deborah can usually be found at the bar, but also at www.deborahcoonts.com
15 stops will be chosen for this tour. Signing up does not guarantee you a spot on the tour. This is for promo posts only, which means no reviews. Posts need to be top spot of the day and should be posted by 11 A.M. EST on the day of your stop. Final tour emails will be sent the week of May 9th, 2016. Twitter hashtag is #CrushedTour.

Contact deejay@masqueradetours.com if you have any questions.

Tour Schedule

May 16
The Book Bag (Guest Post)
EskieMama Reads (Spotlight)
Hope. Dreams. Life... Love (Spotlight)

May 17
My Creatively Random Life (Character Interview)
Charline's Blog and More... (Guest Post)
100 Pages A Day (Spotlight)

May 18
POTL: All Things Books, Reading and Publishing (Guest Post)
Underneath the Covers (Spotlight)
A Writer's Life (Spotlight)

May 19
Thoughts in Progress (Author Interview)
Grammy's Book Shelf (Spotlight)
Masquerade Crew (Top Ten List)

May 20
BB's Book Reviews & Promotions (Author Interview)
Boom Baby Reviews (Character Interview)
DJ's Book Corner (Top Ten List)

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