Wednesday, February 20, 2019

When August Ends - Excerpt Reveal

PWWhenAugustEndsBookCoverTITLE1.png

A Standalone Contemporary Romance Novel        

NY Times, USA Today, and #1 Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author Penelope Ward


RELEASE DATE: February 25, 2019



EXCERPT:

Noah stood up and walked off the porch to put his cigar out on the cement. When he returned, he remained standing across from me. I was reminded of just how tall he was as he towered over me. A breeze blew his scent—a mix of cigar and cologne—in my direction. The same smell saturated the shirt I was wearing. I could’ve breathed it in all night. His nearness was doing things to my body I hadn’t ever felt.

Noah looked around. “You mentioned some stuff around here needs to be repaired. What specifically?”

I blew out a breath. Even thinking about it was exhausting. “So much. I’d have to make a list.”

“Why don’t you do that? Make a list. I’m pretty good with my hands. I’ll see if there’s anything I can help with while I’m here.”

He’d lost me at pretty good with my hands. My imagination was running wild. Shit. I imagined those hands doing a lot of things—mostly to me.

“I can’t let you do that.”

“You’d be stupid not to take me up on it. I came for a change of pace, but the truth is, too much quiet isn’t good. I like to keep busy.”

Biting my bottom lip, I shook my head. “I don’t know…”

“Make the list,” he insisted.

Noah was right. It would be dumb not to take him up on his offer. It wasn’t like there was anyone else knocking down our door to help.

I tilted my head. “What would be in it for you?”

His expression turned dark. “People don’t always have to have ulterior motives.”

Suddenly feeling bold, I said, “I thought maybe you would want me to go out with you in exchange.”

Did you hear that? It was a record screeching.

I admit, that was ballsy, but being around him brought out my flirtatious side. Maybe his cologne and cigar smoke were going to my head.

“You’re joking, right?”

Okay. I shouldn’t have asked.

“Actually, I—”

“I’m practically old enough to be your father.”

Really? That’s how he saw me? I knew he was older than me…but he didn’t seem that old. No way. I’d pegged him as early thirties, though I truly had no idea how old he was.

I shook my head. “No, you’re not. That’s a lie. An older brother, maybe. How old are you?”

Instead of answering, he took two steps forward. “Let me make something clear.”

“Okay…”

“I was not insinuating anything by offering to help. And I will not be asking you out, propositioning you, or going anywhere near you, for that matter. We clear on that?”

Okay, then.

I swallowed. Disappointment washed over me as I cleared my throat. “Yes.”

“Good.” He made his way toward the door, turning around one last time. “You’d better go. It was nice chatting. Get me the list tomorrow.”

He disappeared into the house, leaving me on the porch to wallow in his lingering smell and feeling like a complete and utter idiot.




Download the FIRST TWO Chapters Here   https://dl.bookfunnel.com/7atulhxa6j




Audio https://adbl.co/2traZHS

Amazon Print https://amzn.to/2T351eE

Apple Books https://apple.co/2Tj776z

Nook https://bit.ly/2IiEqX7

Kobo https://bit.ly/2BAL4lC

Google Play http://bit.ly/2BCw3Qc

Goodreads http://bit.ly/2SL1z9e

Sign up to be alerted when it goes live on Amazon here: http://bit.ly/2Eg5DFw

**No Amazon e-book preorder. Will go live on/around release day.

Synopsis:


What do you do when a sexy, older man moves into your family’s summer rental?

Well, apparently, you make a fool of yourself—over and over. Things didn’t exactly get off on the right foot with Noah Cavallari. Our first encounter was embarrassing, to say the least.

But despite that, I found myself waking up every day with a newfound energy. Nothing exciting ever happened on the lake—not until Noah moved into the small boathouse on our property. He’d booked it for the entire summer…and I was still trying to figure out why.

When my mother became ill, I inherited the responsibility of making sure our guests were well taken care of. I should have been in college. Instead, I was living my best life…as a maid.

Dark, handsome, and mysterious, everything about Noah screamed forbidden.

I knew he was just passing through town for the summer.

I knew he was probably too old for me.

Yet, I was drawn to him.

Not to mention, he tried to save my life when he mistakenly thought I was drowning.

I wanted him and made no secret of it.

His own attempts to warn me away soon gave way to late-night moonlight chats by the lake. We were slowly easing into a friendship that was gearing up to explode into something I might not recover from.

Because he’s leaving at the end of the summer.

And I have no idea what I’ll do when August ends.




fullsizeoutput_69

Ward Pic



About the Author:


Penelope Ward is a New York Times, USA Today and #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling author of contemporary romance.

She grew up in Boston with five older brothers and spent most of her twenties as a television news anchor.

Penelope resides in Rhode Island with her husband, son, and beautiful daughter with autism.

With over one-point-five million books sold, she is a twenty-time New York Times bestseller and the author of over twenty novels.



Sign up for Penelope’s mailing list: http://eepurl.com/MnXoH



Find Penelope here:


Website: http://www.penelopewardauthor.com

Gmail: penelopewardauthor@gmail.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/penelopewardauthor

Facebook Fan Group (Penelope’s Peeps): https://www.facebook.com/groups/PenelopesPeeps/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/PenelopeAuthor

Instagram: @penelopewardauthor http://instagram.com/PenelopeWardAuthor/

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7105545.Penelope_Ward?from_search=true


Other books from Penelope Ward



Standalone Novels


Love Online Ebook


Love Online:


Amazon: https://amzn.to/2obQRa2

Apple Books: https://apple.co/2LzO4om

B&N: http://bit.ly/2wfHUQO

Kobo: http://bit.ly/2MYBexz

Google Play: http://bit.ly/2ORdVWT

Audio: https://adbl.co/2KAWnMq

Gentleman NineGentleman Nine


Amazon: https://amzn.to/2KoRJC5

iBooks: http://bit.ly/2D7K7Qi

Nook: http://bit.ly/2EPuDCn

Kobo: http://bit.ly/2nMeoP3

Google Play: http://bit.ly/2C9ESTm

35604204


Drunk Dial


Amazon: https://amzn.to/2rcBbVl

iBooks: http://apple.co/2tq7dRz

Nook: http://bit.ly/2xeEH2H

Kobo: http://bit.ly/2ihXnMD

Google Play: http://bit.ly/2LzQ2Fg

Mack DaddyMack Daddy


Amazon: https://amzn.to/2regybn

iTunes: http://apple.co/2iNrIPj

B&N: http://hyperurl.co/aiypfj

Kobo: http://hyperurl.co/r3hv19      

Google Play: http://bit.ly/2LhHZxB

RoomHateRoomHate


Amazon: https://amzn.to/2rficJw

iTunes: http://apple.co/1PgsvE7

B&N: http://bit.ly/1PLGnSL

kobo: http://bit.ly/1POvSnW

Google Play: http://bit.ly/2JMo306

Stepbrother Dearest


Stepbrother Dearest


Amazon: https://amzn.to/2FBxe1G

ITunes: http://bit.ly/YER0mT

B&N: http://bit.ly/1taMFjG

kobo: http://bit.ly/1fJaaBs

Google Play: http://bit.ly/2JJV90V


Neighbor Dearest

Neighbor Dearest


Amazon: https://amzn.to/2JJQPz2

iTunes: http://apple.co/29mC6L8

B&N: http://bit.ly/2akQ2aq

Kobo: http://bit.ly/2axt1SY

Google Play: http://bit.ly/2LFzZTn

Jaded and Tyed

Jaded and Tyed (A novelette)


Amazon Print only: https://amzn.to/2JLzTYJ

Audio: https://adbl.co/2LVET1V

35696570

Sins of Sevin


Amazon:  https://amzn.to/2I6i3T6

iTunes: http://apple.co/1K8mzGg

B&N: http://bit.ly/1hTKAKE   

kobo: http://bit.ly/1OaGY3D

Google Play: http://bit.ly/2LImsup

Jake Undone (Jake #1)

Jake Undone


Amazon: https://amzn.to/2KoQnYd

iTunes: http://apple.co/1fJayQ8

B&N: http://bit.ly/1obAwJ6   

kobo: http://bit.ly/1SPKl0M

Google Play: http://bit.ly/2uU45v3

Jake Understood (Jake #2)

Jake Understood (Jake #2)


Amazon: https://amzn.to/2rbAlZQ

iTunes: http://apple.co/1DQQwgC

B&N: http://bit.ly/1FwJC0z

kobo: http://bit.ly/1LQ7Fvk

Google Play: http://bit.ly/2JHWUM0

My Skylar

My Skylar


Amazon: https://amzn.to/2Fwe78V

iTunes: http://bit.ly/SLNOTR

B&N: http://bit.ly/SLO1qi

kobo: http://bit.ly/1kNrtAB

Google Play: http://bit.ly/2mzqkmn

Gemini

Gemini


Amazon: https://amzn.to/2rggfwv

iTunes: http://apple.co/1QTaONj

B&N: http://bit.ly/1KfmLHD

kobo: http://bit.ly/1BGJ2wu

Google Play: http://bit.ly/2zYoXXP


BOOKS BY PENELOPE WARD & VI KEELAND:


Hate Notes final ebook cover

Hate Notes:


Amazon: https://amzn.to/2RrY8iw

Amazon UK: https://amzn.to/2qxG2R2

Audio: https://amzn.to/2zR81AE

The Rush Series  (2 Book Series)


Rebel Heir (Rush Series Duet #1)Rebel Heir


Amazon: https://amzn.to/2JHynHe

iBooks: https://goo.gl/iG6fmD

B&N: http://smarturl.it/ubjd6b

Kobo: https://goo.gl/iU76VK

Rebel Heart (Rush Series Duet #2)Rebel Heart


Amazon: https://amzn.to/2KuY8Me

iBooks: https://apple.co/2oleXyJ

B&N: http://smarturl.it/ew2ggj

Kobo: http://bit.ly/2H7FRCm

Cocky Bastard


Cocky Bastard


Amazon: https://amzn.to/2JIy7HT

iTunes: http://apple.co/1PffE2J

B&N: http://bit.ly/1EjxNpY

Kobo: http://bit.ly/1UxCSUO

Stuck-Up SuitStuck-Up Suit


Amazon: https://amzn.to/2KvRMfE

iBooks: http://apple.co/1Qbwy57

B&N: http://bit.ly/29vrQhV

Kobo: http:// bit.ly/1RJdUif

Playboy PilotPlayboy Pilot


Amazon: https://amzn.to/2HFAtec

iBooks: http://apple.co/1Wb06Cf

B&N: bit.ly/2caXPEK

Kobo: http://bit.ly/2cJDXO1

Mister MoneybagsMister Moneybags


Amazon: https://amzn.to/2HFgHzm

iBooks: http://smarturl.it/3y1tuq

B&N: http://smarturl.it/kx7h8m

Kobo http://smarturl.it/qqf5ho

42273408_1114307782078738_186933142978822144_n

British Bedmate


(Previously titled Dear Bridget, I want you):


Amazon: http://amzn.to/2sGyJbZ

Apple Books: http://smarturl.it/y4x3xi

B&N:  http://smarturl.it/o780mb 

Kobo: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/dear-bridget-i-want-you 

Google Play: http://bit.ly/2LANW8s


WHEN AUGUST ENDS - RELEASING FEBRUARY 25, 2019


Download the FIRST TWO Chapters Here   https://dl.bookfunnel.com/7atulhxa6j


Amazon Print https://amzn.to/2T351eE

Apple Books https://apple.co/2Tj776z



Google Play http://bit.ly/2BCw3Qc

Goodreads http://bit.ly/2SL1z9e

Sign up to be alerted when it goes live on Amazon here: http://bit.ly/2Eg5DFw

**No Amazon e-book preorder. Will go live on/around release day.

No comments:

Post a Comment

I love comments!! Leave them and I promise to love you for ever!!! <3

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...