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сряда, 22 юли 2015 г.

[book promo] No good deed/Никое добро дело

Historical Romance / Lesbian Romance
Date Published: July 1, 2015

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Eva and Zoe Lambros are back in the fifth novel of the historical lesbian romance Intertwined Souls Series. They have left Greece and Germany behind, taking their secrets and their love back to Australia to finally settle down for that normal life they so desire.
Eva is offered a new job and it looks like they're finally ready to settle down into a contented life. Fate has other plans for both women when Eva is involved in a life-threatening accident that reveals a shocking secret from Eva's childhood.
Zoe finds out their wish for children will soon be fulfilled when she finds out she's pregnant but she has to contend with the possibility of losing the woman she loves.
Eva's accident reveals yet another family secret. A decision taken by Eva's mother to protect her child has major repercussions. Eva's wish for an uneventful life is shattered by the accident and the revelation. She must now accept the gifts that are her destiny.
Truly, no good deed goes unpunished.

About the Author

Mary D. Brooks lives in Australia and has been writing for forty years including short fiction stories for various Australian magazines and some non-fiction articles. Mary published her first novel "In the Blood of the Greeks" in 2001 and that soon became evident that there was more to the characters and their story that needed to be told so the Intertwined Souls Series was born. Mary works as a web and graphic designer in addition to being the chief editor and owner of the AUSXIP News and Multimedia Network of sites. When she's not writing, reading, creating art or designing new sites, Mary travels when the travel bug hits and is always on the lookout for new adventures. You can find Mary's sites at www.ausxip.com and her official author site at www.nextchapter.net

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Some personal thoughts:
When I checked about this book before signing for the promo, I thought that the only bad think about it is that it's fifth in a series and therefore you better check the rest first. When I got through the previous books I was delighted. They sound so good as a story plot, and I think it is rather hard to find lgbt novel with female protagonists and a strong, interesting story to back it, which is a pity. So in case you're in search of a diverse read or just a fan of the historical, I estimate this is worth giving a try. I'll do my best to spare some time to do so in the future. Oh, and the cover may look bit blank to you now, but let it stand next to the other of the series, and you'll be surrounded of gentle, sepia-coloured beauty, reminding me of old photos and yellowed lace.

Малко мисли:
Преди да се запиша за това книжно промо, прегледах инфото за книгата, и май единственият ѝ недостатък е, че е пета подред. Минавайки през анотациите и мненията за първите, наистина останах заинтригувана  и очарована. Не е лесно сякаш да намериш lgbt роман с жени в главните роли и силен сюжет, което е жалко. Така че ако търсите по-разнообразни четива, или сте фен на историческите романи от 19 век по принцип, мисля, че това ще си струва. Аз поне се надявам в бъдеще да отделя време. А, и корицата сега може да ви се струва малко постна, но ако я поставите до останалите от поредицата, ще видите колко си отиват и допълват всичките, един ансамбъл напомняш на стари снимки в сепия и пожълтяла дантела.

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