Monday, 12 August 2013

Cover Reveal: Running on Empty by Colette Ballard + Giveaway

I'm excited to participate in the cover reveal for Running on Empty by Colette Ballard, the very first cover reveal of Tulip Romance, the new contemporary romance imprint of Spencer Hill Press!

It's a pretty cool cover, I like it :) And it's intriguing. Oh, and the book is blurbed by Katie McGarry! I love Katie. So that's really awesome too.

Here's the official synopsis - 

What does it feel like when you die—in those final moments? Do you feel the physical pain, or just the pain of your regrets? What does it feel like when you realize you can’t answer these questions because you’re not the victim?

You’re the killer.

River Daniels lives an ordinary life as a high school junior growing up in the confines of rural Texas until her boyfriend’s brutal attack leaves her both a murderer and a fugitive. When River’s closest girlfriends come to her aid, they make a hasty decision to not only help her, but leave their own troubled lives behind and join in her escape. The girls manage to elude police for months, but with every near-miss, River’s life spirals further out of control, until she finally hits rock bottom. Realizing she must stop endangering her friends and find evidence proving she acted in self-defense, the girls decide to make a risky move. River must face her ugly past and the one person she was protecting the night her world caved in, the guy she has loved for as long as she can remember.
Release date: November 25th 2013
Publisher: Tulip Romance

About the author:

Colette grew up on a dairy farm in rural Kentucky. She survived the high school experience back in the day when Aqua Net was bought in bulk and mullets were cool. That’s also when she realized that her constant daydreaming wasn’t a curse, but a useful skill—one she used like a lethal weapon to combat her frustration over the haunting question: What does the alphabet have to do with math anyway? Unfortunately, her ninja daydreaming skills only increased her desire to write—not her algebra grade.
After surviving the hairstyles and torturous math classes of her high school years, she wandered a bit—even moving to the farthest northwestern corner of the United States, then to the farthest southeastern corner. She finally settled in the one red-light town she started in, where she continues to live today with her husband and three children.

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  1. It really shows how desperate River's situation is, she's on the brink of disaster. I love it! :o)

  2. This seems so interesting!
    The cover is so intriguing, glad that she's not jumping into a hole though, kind of like when all doors are closed there will be at least a window opened?


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