Monday, December 12, 2011

Undercover & Falling In Love

Happy Monday All,

***Giveaway is now CLOSED. Thank you to all those who participated. Look for more giveaways THIS week. Thank you especially to Tess St. John for donating the prize for today!***

Yep--it's the December Days Blog Giveaway icon!

Today my dear friend and illustrious Critique Partner, Tess St. John, is graciously providing the prize:  her Romantic Suspense, Eyes Of Jade:

E-book cover

Can Jake Dane protect a beloved starlet before the threats on her life mean a permanent retirement?

*UPDATE as of 12:30 P.M. Central Time:  As Tess pointed out in the comments what I posted is the E-Book cover. Unfortunately I'm not able to post the paperback version. Everytime I try to, it comes up really, really small and when I try to enlarge it the cover looks extremely blurry. The only difference between the two covers is that on the paperback version Jake is the only one on the front of the book and the starlet is on the back.

Yours truly (me) helped critique this novel (about the first few chapters) and let me tell you, now that I finally got to read the whole thing, it rocks! This is my favorite of Tess's novels, so far. Jake is awesome, and Eve (the heroine) is a sweetheart. It's a fun ride. Tender, romantic, and it kept me guessing (I was dead wrong about who was the "bad guy").

Here are the rules:

***UPDATE 10:27 AM Central Time:  Tess said that the IN-PRINT will only be available to USA Citizens. HOWEVER, if you're outside the USA and you want to enter, Tess has agreed to send a digital copy (.pdf, kindle, nook, doc, or .rtf), but only USA Citizen will get the in-print (hard copy) of the novel.***

One entry per person. Giveaway will close at 10:30 p.m. Central Time. Choose one of two ways to enter:

1.  If you choose to enter by commenting, please provide a first name and an email address. If you don't supply an email address you will be disqualified. (I need a way to contact the winner).

2.  If you'd rather not post your email address on here, you may enter the giveaway by sending me an email at bethany.averie@yahoo.com please either put December Days Blog Giveaway in the Subject line or EYES OF JADE so that I know that it's an entry and not spam.

Best wishes to all entrants and have fun!

Have A Melodious Monday!


Melissa said...

Just stopping in to say hello! Don't put me in the drawing. I've already got my copy and loved it! This is a must read!:)

Anonymous said...

Consider me entered.

Jessica said...

I'm your first comment today! Woo Hoo! I'd love in on this giveaway - started reading the first chapter on Tess's website and almost forgot that I'm really supposed to be working. LOL!!

Hope you have a great day!


ray n jess 328 @ aol . com

Sarah Kalaitzidis said...

The book sounds so interesting just by that one sentence, great giveaway!!!
My email is:

Roni said...

Books or movies that I don't guess who the bad guy is are awesome. I usually figure out who it is.

Bethany said...


It IS good! And thank you so much for stopping by to say "hi". Always good see you :-)

Bethany said...


Consider yourself entered, then LOL

Thank you for dropping by :-)

Bethany said...


Not quite the first one, but close (I think the others posted theirs while you were typing yours, that sometimes happens). Anyway, you are entered, so no worries.

Thank you for dropping by :-)

Anonymous said...

Oh Bethany, Loved your lead in to the book! I might have to steal your one-line pitch!

Bethany said...


Thank you! I'm happy to do it. Tess is a very talented author.

I've got you entered, so you're all set.

Thank you for dropping by :-)

Bethany said...


Maybe you'll figure it out before me LOL

I've got you entered, so you're all set.

Thank you for dropping by :-)

Bethany said...


Go for it! You absolutely have my permission to use it for EYES OF JADE. LOL, when I wrote it I was like "Eh, it's kinda plain." But it looks like people like it, so, you know what they say about oneself being one's own worst critic!

Thank you for dropping by and thank you so much for doing this!

Patricia said...

Love that cover art! He's a real cutie. And the review is a good one. Thanks for posting.
Patti Yager Delagrange


Bethany said...


Yeah, it's a great cover! Jake rocks.

I've got you entered, so you're all set.

Thank you for dropping by :-)

Anonymous said...

Hi Missy! You're a doll and I'm so glad you liked it!

Hi, Kathy...***Tess waves*** Hope you're doing well...good luck!

Jessica...don't get fired, dear!!! Thanks for stopping by and good luck.

Hi Sarah...I'm excited about it too! Good luck.

Roni...I know what you mean...I like being surprised too! Good luck.

Hi Patti!! Great of you to stop by. The cover for the book is actually a tad different than the e-book version Bethany has up. Jake's Eyes came out so much better than I could have ever asked for...the internet just doesn't do them justice! Good luck!

Ryan Vukmanovic said...

Should be an interesting read. If I win the book though, my wife would most likely snatch it up before I could say "I don't think so."

my email address is wilfred_owen18931918@yahoo.com

Bethany said...


LOL she probably will! Oh well, you'd still get a chance to read it, I'm sure.

I've got you entered, so you're all set.

Thank you for dropping by :-)

Marie said...

I love Tess' writing. So enjoyable!


Bethany said...


Yes, Tess is very talented!

I've got you entered, so you're all set.

Thank you for dropping by :-)

Bethany said...

The Giveaway is now CLOSED.

There will be MORE giveaways THIS week.

Thank you to all who participated!!

Thank you especially to Tess St. John for supplying the prize :-)

Anonymous said...

Thanks for entering, Ryan. Good luck.

Hi Marie, thanks so much for stopping by and for the kinds words! Good luck.

And another huge thanks to everyone for entering! GOOD LUCK TO ALL! AND TO ALL A GOOD NIGHT!

Anonymous said...

Cross my fingers!!