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Sunday, November 18, 2012

Excerpt & Giveaway: The Edge of Never by J.A. Redmerski

Welcome to the promotional event for The Edge of Never by J.A. Redmerski. This is a new adult contemporary romance that I am dying to read myself. Today I have an excerpt for you to take a peek at and an awesome giveaway for the ebook of The Edge of Never. Lucky wenches!!!

Title: THE EDGE OF NEVER

Author: J.A. Redmerski
Release date: November 15, 2012
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Age Group: New Adult

Summary

Twenty-year-old Camryn Bennett had always been one to think out-of-the-box, who knew she wanted something more in life than following the same repetitive patterns and growing old with the same repetitive life story. And she thought that her life was going in the right direction until everything fell apart.

Determined not to dwell on the negative and push forward, Camryn is set to move in with her best friend and plans to start a new job. But after an unexpected night at the hottest club in downtown North Carolina, she makes the ultimate decision to leave the only life she’s ever known, far behind.
With a purse, a cell phone and a small bag with a few necessities, Camryn, with absolutely no direction or purpose boards a Greyhound bus alone and sets out to find herself. What she finds is a guy named Andrew Parrish, someone not so very different from her and who harbors his own dark secrets. But Camryn swore never to let down her walls again. And she vowed never to fall in love.
But with Andrew, Camryn finds herself doing a lot of things she never thought she’d do. He shows her what it’s really like to live out-of-the-box and to give in to her deepest, darkest desires. On their sporadic road-trip he becomes the center of her exciting and daring new life, pulling love and lust and emotion out of her in ways she never imagined possible. But will Andrew’s dark secret push them inseparably together, or tear them completely apart?
 
Due to sexual content and language, this book is recommended for 17+ – Adult Contemporary Women’s – New Adult Fiction

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THE EDGE OF NEVER Excerpt #1 – Camryn and Andrew Shopping
 
We head over to the medicines and there’s a middle-aged couple standing in front of the cough syrup, reading the labels.

Andrew says casually, without lowering his voice, “Babe, did you find that yeast infection stuff?”
My eyes spring open and I freeze in front of the Tylenol.

He removes a small box of Advil from the shelf.
The couple pretends not to have heard what he said, but I know they heard him.

“I mean are you even sure that’s what’s causing the itch?” he goes on and I’m literally melting from the heat in my face.
The couple does glance over this time, covertly.

Andrew is grinning his ass off at me from the side, pretending to be reading labels.
I want to smack him, but instead, I play him at his own game.

“Yeah, baby I found it,” I say as casually as he had, “what about you? Did you see if they have extra-small sized condoms?”
The woman turns her head and looks right at him, up and down, and then she eyes me before going back to reading labels.

Andrew doesn’t break; somehow I knew he wouldn’t. He just smiles over at me, enjoying every second of this.
“One size fits all, baby,” he says, “I told you they fill out better when you can actually make it hard.”

A spitting noise bursts from between my lips followed by laughter.
The couple leaves the aisle.
 
 
 
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Author Bio
Author of THE DARKWOODS TRILOGY and DIRTY EDEN, mother, werewolf & zombie fanatic, book addict and a happy hermit obsessed with the Universe. Oh, and AMC’s “The Walking Dead”.

Addictions: Starbucks every morning, trolling Barnes & Noble’s shelves once a week, detesting winter, shopping flea markets and preparing for the collapse of society as we know it. Do I own a tin foil hat? Maybe. :-)

I was born in Arkansas and have lived here most of my life, except the couple of times when I lived in Pennsylvania. I started my first novel at the age of thirteen and have been writing something ever since. Generally, I love characters in life and on paper. I pay attention to people, especially those whose personalities make them different from the rest of us: the drug addict roaming the Laundromat that talks to himself, the young, inattentive mother in the park with the meanest kid on the playground – (the entire cast of ‘Swamp People’) – characters fascinate me and I hope that it shows in my literary work.

Some authors that inspire me are Neil Gaiman, Anne Rice, Cormac McCarthy, Max Brooks, J.K. Rowling, Richard Matheson, William R. Forstchen, Carrie Ryan, David Moody, Phillipa Gregory and Lisa Smedman. I’m always on the lookout for the next great book to pull me into its world and piss me off when I read the last page and know that it’s over.

I’m a sucker for anything Christopher Lee, Ralph Fiennes, Edward Norton and Cate Blanchett. But my biggest fan-girl superstars are Alex Filippenko, Michio Kaku, Brian Cox, Michelle Thaller and Neil Degrasse Tyson!

Also, almost more than anything I love nature and this beautiful planet that I live on. I just wish everyone else did too….

Author Links: J.A. Redmerski | Twitter | Facebook

This event was organized by AToMR Tours


42 comments:

  1. Congrats on the release :)

    Thanks for sharing the excerpt, sounds like an interesting read

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  2. This sounds really good! and i love the cover :)

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  3. This book sounds so good. I think I might read it next. I love the humor in the love story. I also love the cover.

    Thank you for the chance to win it!

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    1. I know. Humor is my all time fav. When a book has a unique sense of humor, I am all over it.

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  4. I just heard about this the other day and saw that it was getting rave reviews, although I don't really like the blurb. I'd love to check it out. That snippet made it sound like something I'd like.

    jen(at)delux(dot)com

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    1. I know. The blurb did not catch me right away but everyone seems to love it.

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  5. wow this sounds good and I am loving this new genre. I cannot imagine getting on a bus with no destination.

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    1. New Adult is like my fav right now. I have loved every book within it so far.

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  6. This book was fabulous! I highly recommend this read. I gave it five stars on my review:) Check it out, you won't be sorry.
    Cheers
    Andrea

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    1. WooHoo. I will buy it soon, that's for sure.

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  7. I adore the premise of this book: the feeling of being lost, of hitting the road to find what's missing and finding love along the way. I can't wait to read it! Thank you for doing the giveaway!

    Heather
    hafowler at gmail dot com

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    1. The premise is lovely. Thanks for stopping by.

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  8. I really like the cover and can't wait to read this one. Sounds like a really fun read!

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    2. I generally don't care about covers, I always read the blurb on the back to decide if I would be interested in it. This one just grabs my attention and I want to see how the cover goes with the story!

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  9. Hi Jennifer. I'm also participating in this event and wanted to stop by and help spread the word.
    I'm looking forward to reading this!

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  10. That snippet was funny - interesting sounding book. I have escapist fantasies all the time, I think i would enjoy reading this one and living vicariously through Camryn! Thanks for the chance to win :)

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  11. Lol...that was a great excerpt! I was tempted to post it as well. Thanks for sharing!

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  12. Loved the post, but I've got to let you know that the Copter isn't showing. I know it happens sometimes, so could you fix it? =)

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    1. Yeah, this rafflecopter is giving me problems. I re-pasted the code. Hopefully that helps.

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  13. LOLOL! I chose the same excerpt for my post. HOW FREAKING HILARIOUS IS THAT?? Just reading that excerpt has me dyyying to read the book!

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    1. LOL, I totally saw that. Great minds think alike. I still crack up reading it. This is totally my sense of humor. I have done this to people. hehe

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  14. So funny! Thanks for the great excerpt and giveaway!

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  15. I would like to thank you so much for this truly fantastic book giveaway, that i would love to have the oportunity of reading. I am so excited about J A Redmerski's new book release, as i am a huge fan of her work that is contemporary and fresh and which is always so well written. Her books are engaging and from what i have herd about this book and the extract above, it certainly sounds like it is going to be another brilliant read!! Thank you for this unmissable blog post and a chance to win a great book. x

    Email: lfountain1(at)hotmail(dot)co(dot)uk
    GFC Follower: lfountain1

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  16. Thank you for the give away.

    Oh I loved the excerpt! The book sounds great and I will definitely be going out of my way to make sure i get a copy of these.

    For some reason I cant follow via GFC so as well as following via networked blogs and email I also follow through linky.

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    1. Don't worry, I will make a note in case you win. Thanks for entering. Good luck.

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  17. The cover looks interesting (major factor for me to read a book)... and the story too. Thanks for this.

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    1. I know, its sad to say but covers are important.

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  18. It's hilarious... They will never get bored when they are together...

    I really thought this book was paranormal at first (because of the cover)... But the cover was okay...

    Thank you for this chance!!!

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  19. Sounds super interesting!
    mestith@gmail.com

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  20. I've been hearing great things about this book! And the excerpt is simply intriguing!

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