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Friday, July 8, 2011

Pirates Take Over My E-Reader

Happy Friday All,

Before I get started on today's topic, I want to give you all a heads up about a post I enjoyed on another blog. This post was done by Will Graham, author of Street Heat and Sometimes There Really Are Monsters Under The Bed. I highly recommend you check out the post, it's called Can't Never Did Anything and it's on MuseTracks.

But, first, before you go to MuseTracks to check out that awesome blog post, come on board a pirate ship with me in Jennifer Bray-Weber's Pirate Romance, Blood And Treasure.

I've been interested in reading this one because pirates are one of those mysteriously fascinating things that I've sort of dipped my foot into every now and again (plus I'd heard great things about it). I don't know much about them, but I know some of the legends and stories out there. After all, my husband's a big fan of the Pirates Of The Caribbean movies and of course, Laura Childs' Tea Shop Mystery had some pirate lore in it.

So, I purchased and downloaded to my e-reader Jennifer's book (she plans to have it available in-print at some point).

From page one she had my attention. She took just a short paragraph to have me picturing a street behind a tavern in the 1700's. I stood there with her heroine, Lianna Whitney, as she's startled by a French man who slides a medallion down her dress. I could see pirates, Captain Zane Fox, and his best mate, Blade, burst through and make off with her.

Jennifer's imagery is so fantastic. You sail the seas right with her characters, you duck the British soldiers, deal with betrayal, contemplate the hangman's noose, and a host of other adventures you'd only find on Captain Fox's ship.

The book is an adventure, romance, suspense, and thrilling ride all wrapped up into one novel.

If you haven't sailed the high seas with Captain Zane Fox and tavern-maid, Lianna Whitney, I suggest you get up that gangplank, weigh anchor, and set a course for one of the websites that offers the novel immediately!

Blood And Treasure by Jennifer Bray-Weber is currently available on Amazon Kindle and Barnes & Noble Nook.

Have A Festive Friday!

8 comments:

William Simon said...

Every time I read anything of Jenn's, I have this terrible temptation to say things like "Arrrrgh!" and "Avast and Avaunt, ye scurvy dog!" But, I can also say, there are times I think I can feel the ship under my feet, and almost smell the air of the sea. Yeah, she's THAT good....

TessStJohn said...

Loved BLOOD AND TREASURE!! Jenn is a wonderful writer!

jbrayweber said...

Aw...thanks for the shout out, Bethany. I'm so glad you enjoyed Blood and Treasure. Lianna and Zane are dear to my heart, as is Blade, and it thrills me when others find their tale as adventuresome and fun as I do.

Thanks, again.
Jenn!

Melissa said...

Great post, Bethany! I've already read and enjoyed Blood and Treasure, but you've made me want to read it again! LOL Best of Luck, Jenn! You know I can't wait to get my hands on Blade! Ack! Did I say that out loud? I mean your next book! LOL :)

Bethany said...

Will,

Don't burst my James Bond image I have of you by going pirate-y LOL Thanks for dropping by and you're right, Jenn takes you right inside the ship and right inside the action :-)

Bethany said...

Tess,

I second that! Thanks for dropping by :-)

Bethany said...

Melissa,

Thank you so much and thank you for dropping by. Yeah, I'm curious about Blade's story, too. I think it's going to be a fun read :-)

Bethany said...

Jenn,

No problem. You really are a great story teller. Thank you for dropping by :-)