The Last Piece of My Heart by Paige Toon
Paperback: 432 pages
Published: may 18, 2017
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
Source: Supplied by the publisher
From the moment I opened up this book, I fell under the spell of Paige Toon's captivating writing style. I have previously read one of the author's books, but now I am going to make a sure I won't miss out on any of her books.
You know the feeling when you stumbled upon something very magical that is what happened when I met Bridget and was invited on the journey of her life as she is trying to collect all the pieces of her heart she had given away from the time she first falls in love. Now Bridget is on the brink of putting the pieces together to make a complete puzzle of her love life.
A successful travel journalist, Bridget has ambitions to turn her quirky relationship blog about the missing pieces of her heart into a book. But after a spate of rejections from publishers, she accepts an alternative proposition.
Nicole Dupré died leaving behind a bestselling novel and an incomplete sequel. Tasked with finishing the book, Bridget is thankful to have her foot in the publishing door, even if it means relocating to Cornwall for the summer and answering to Nicole's grieving husband, Charlie...
I so love to follow Bridget story and find myself utterly bonded with this fun, funny, witty and creative person. When Bridget landed her a brand new job as a ghostwriter, she would not imagine that this new chapter in her life will leave her wanted more that could be possible. Her view on life slowly changed as she found herself embracing her new role.
Charlie is grieving the unexpected passing of his young wife, Nicki . Nicki not only left behind her husband and young daughter April but also an unfinished sequel to her bestselling book. When Bridget is summon down to research the author's life and finished writing the novel Charlie finds himself laughing and enjoy every day in Bridget's company.
Every character in this story has an important role, a role in creating something appealing and compelling. I couldn't go past mentioning the hilarious Adam, Charlie's welcoming mother Pat and all the happy Cornish people. I found myself sitting on the edge of the sofa when I read the scenes of Nicki's family meeting Bridget for the first time!
Whether it was Cornwall, London or Thailand I couldn't wait to discover if Bridget will find the last piece of her heart.
The whole theme of the book heightens a sense of belonging and new beginnings allowing smaller pieces of stories within the book to form a complete puzzle.
Paige Toon is an exceptional storyteller her talent shines through every page of this book.
The Last Piece of My Heart is a phenomenal read that will stay with me for a very long time.
Do not hesitate to grab a copy and immerse yourself in this little gem of a story!
A huge thank you to Jessica Barratt & SJV for a copy in exchange for a fair review!
Greek Millionaire, Unruly Wife by Sun Chara
Sparkly Word welcomes you to Greek Millionaire, Unruly Wife Book Promo! Why not jet across the globe and tour the glamorous lifestyle of the wealthy and the beautiful…heart-stopping alpha males and spunky heroines ignite the passion and the pain in a tug-a-war to their Happily Ever After
Author: Sun Chara
Book Title: Greek Millionaire, Unruly Wife – sexy, hip ‘n fun contemporary romance
Book Cover: Attached
A tempestuous fling…a marriage…a betrayal?
When Michalis Leonadis’ bride jumps ship at the first sign of rough waters, he’s annoyed. When she costs him a marriage and a billion dollar deal, he’s furious; but when he discovers she ditched him whilst harboring a secret…he’s out for revenge.
Ex-model, Julia Armstrong gave up everything for Michalis but when she catches him with another woman, crushed, she jets out of his life. The proud Greek blasts back into her world seeking retribution—in exchange for a divorce, he demands she relinquish the one thing she cannot. Her daughter. Only one other bargaining chip remains…Julia herself.
About the Author
Sun Chara, a multi-published, JABBIC winner for Manhattan Millionaire's Cinderella, writes sexy, hip 'n fun contemporary romance, high adventure historical romance, and any genre that knocks at her imagination. Globetrotting for lore while keeping tabs on Hollywood leads, she loves the challenge of creating stories for book and screen. Designer frappuccinos with whipping cream/sprinkles on top make everyday a celebration!
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Excerpt : Greek Millionaire, Unruly Wife
I’ll take that one.”“The green gown, Monsieur Leonadis?”“No, the model.”The man chuckled. “The model’s not for sale, monsieur.”
“You wanna bet?” Michalis Leonadis loosened his tie, lifted an arrogant eyebrow at the sales manager of the Haute Couture show in Paris, and geared up for battle...not with the manager but...with her. Tracking the model every step with his slitted gaze, he slipped a hand inside the pocket of his jacket and extracted a card, then a pen.
Julia, strutting down the runway and steaming up the ballroom in the Hôtel de Crillon had cost him a marriage, and a billion dollars in a Tokyo deal gone belly-up. As if that hadn’t been enough, his head of security informed him she’d recently given--
Applause broke out, splintering his thoughts, and spiking his fury...his passion. For revenge.
She’d ripped his heart out. Shredded his pride. Cost him.
Her untimely exit had rocked his sphere and his bank account. She nearly bankrupted him. He’d put everything on hold to search for her, and to clean up the legal mess his uncle’s amour had created when she’d charmed... er... scammed the old guy into signing half the Leonadis fortune to her and ultimately her heir. The fortune Michalis had slaved over years to amass.
He set his jaw, batted that distraction from his mind, and turned his laser sharp eyes back to the supermodel, his present dilemma.
When he found out Julia had been living it up in Paris, he’d shut her out, and scrambled to salvage his business and stay afloat— he’d waste no more time on her. He was better off without her.
A spike lodged in his aorta, but he ignored the sting.
He clamped his teeth, his breath rumbling in his chest and escaping through his nose in a hostile sound. How dare she keep that a secret from him?
Cold, calculating bi—the expletive stinging his tongue was smothered by shouts of “Brava!” from the audience.
He scrawled a message on his business card, adrenaline pumping him to action.
She’d definitely pay. He curled his lip. His way.
Michalis slapped the card in the man’s hand. “Make sure she gets it.”
The man glanced at the bold insignia of the Leonadis Cruise Line on the card and inclined his head. “Oui, Monsieur Leonadis.”
Michalis tuned him out.He liked things simple. She’d been anything but.
A huge thank you to Sun Chara!
Happy Reading! xo
Summer at Corwenna Cove by Darcie Boleyn
I would like to welcome you to my stop on this sparkling blog tour for Darcie Boleyn's brand new summer book.
What a gorgeously vivid book cover! I transported straight on the shores of Corwenna Bay!
Today I have a fun facts Guest Post from Darcie:
Top Five/Ten Things about Eve
Strong – she’s been through a lot but kept on going.
Kind – she has a lot of compassion for humans and animals.
Vulnerable – beneath the tough career woman exterior is a gentle, vulnerable soul.
Hardworking – she’s never shied away from hard work of any kind and never will.
Funny – whether deliberately funny or not, she makes people smile.
Eve has a glittering career, a loving husband and a future. But a terrible twist of fate means she loses it all, and with nowhere left to turn she flees to her Aunt Mary’s home in Cornwall. The last thing on her mind is romance – until she meets Jack.
Jack has seen the worst things people can do to each other and realised he is better off alone. He settles in Conwenna Cove, and saves his affections for the rescue dogs he cares for. But when Eve arrives in the village he can’t deny his attraction to her.
Eve and Jack are both scared to trust, but when they come together it’s impossible for either to ignore their feelings. Can they put their fears aside and learn to love again?
Summer at Conwenna Cove is an emotional and heart-warming holiday read about being brave enough to take a chance on love
Information about the Book
Title: Summer at Conwenna Cove
Author: Darcie Boleyn
Release Date: 15th May 2017
Darcie Boleyn has a huge heart and is a real softy. She never fails to cry at books and movies, whether the ending is happy or not. Darcie is in possession of an overactive imagination that often keeps her awake at night. Her childhood dream was to become a Jedi but she hasn’t yet found suitable transport to take her to a galaxy far, far away. She also has reservations about how she’d look in a gold bikini, as she rather enjoys red wine, cheese and loves anything with ginger or cherries in it – especially chocolate. Darcie fell in love in New York, got married in the snow, rescues uncoordinated greyhounds and can usually be found reading or typing away on her laptop.
A huge thank you to Faye Rogers and Darcie Boleyn for inviting me to participate in this blog tour!
Happy Reading! xo
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