Before and Ever Since
by Sharla Lovelace
Starting October 29
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Heat Level: Moderate
Elements/Tags: Romantic Women’s Fiction, Before and Ever Since, mothers and daughters, flashbacks, family, sisters
Publisher: Berkley Sensation
Publishing Date: 11/6/2012
Format: Trade paperback, eBook
Back Cover Blurb:
Emily Lockwood has been sitting on a secret for so long, and buried so deep that she really doesn’t even think of it anymore. Why should she? She has a successful career, an ex-husband who rarely tests her patience, a mother who usually does, and a stubbornly independent grown daughter. Everything is fine, just another crazy kind of normal.
Until Ben Landry comes back to town. The one person that could change it all. From best friends growing up, to young adults who realize their love in a night of crazy passion, Ben and Emily had an unbreakable bond. Or so she thought. When he then disappeared without explanation for over twenty years, she’d had to pick herself up and accept otherwise. Seeing Ben back again now triggers more than mere memories and a tug at her heart. It rips the cover off an old secret that could hurt the people she loves the most.
While Emily works to keep her secret safe and her heart safer, her sanity gets a reality check. She’s been seeing things—her past played out like home movies unreeling before her eyes, visions that are making Emily see herself, her family, everyone she knew, and every choice she made, in a revealing new light and a startling new angle. For Emily, seeing her life in rewind makes her realize she has hard choices to make for her future. Choices that may redefine everyone else’s future as well.
Meet Author Sharla Lovelace
Sharla Lovelace is the author of THE REASON IS YOU, JUST ONE DAY, and BEFORE AND EVER SINCE. Being a Texas girl through and through, she’s proud to say she lives in Southeast Texas with her family, an old lady dog, and an aviary full of cockatiels.
Sharla is available by Skype for book club meetings and chats, and loves connecting with her readers! See her website www.sharlalovelace.com for book discussion questions, events, and to sign up for her monthly newsletter.
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“The Reason Is You is a splendid debut and an all-consuming reading experience.”
~ Kathy Altman, USA Today
“A hauntingly beautiful story from a writer with a fresh new voice.”
~ Jodi Thomas, NY Times and USA Today bestselling author (click on MEDIA tab to see full letter from Jodi!)
“A spot-on debut novel, Sharla Lovelace’s prose is smart, witty, funny, with a hot sexy edge.”
~ Kathryn Magendie, author of the GRACES saga and SWEETIE.
“A romantic story about love, ghosts, and second chances. But under all of that, it’s a story about redemption. This novel is the definition of a page-turner.”
~ Therese Walsh, author of THE LAST WILL OF MOIRA LEAHY
Type of Tour:
- Sharla is available for both interviews and guest posts.
- PDF copy of Before and Ever Since is available to hosts upon request.
- Each stop: A random commenter will receive one of Sharla’s customized tote bags, some bookmarks and swag, and a random bestselling author’s book from her collection she accumulated at the RWA Writer’s Conference in Anaheim! (Authors include Larissa Ione, Terry Spear, Tessa Dare, Elizabeth Hoyt, Stephanie Laurens, Barbara Freethy, and Robyn Carr.)
- Grand Prize giveaway tour wide: A random commenter chosen from the entire tour will receive an e-basket: E-book of THE REASON IS YOU, E-book of JUST ONE DAY, $25 e-gift card from Amazon or B&N, $10 Starbucks e-gift card.
Tour Stops & Dates
|Week 1||Week 2||Week 3||Week 4|
|October 30: Love Romance Passion||November 5: Talk Supe||November 12: The Book Pushers||November 19: Butterfly-o-Meter|
|October 31: Book Girl of Mur-y-Castel||November 7: Ex Libris||November 14: Miraculous||November 21: Tina’s Book Reviews|
|November 2: Cocktails & Books||November 9: Romantic Book Affairs||November 16: Book Whore Blog||November 22: Ramblings From This Chick|