Black Friday Blog Hop!

It’s here! It’s here!! The craziest shopping day of the year! If you’re like me, then you’re at home, comfy and cozy in your jammies, chillin’ on the couch with a coffee and shopping online. I almost never brave the stores on Black Friday. I just can’t bring myself to get up super early on a day when I can sleep in and go out in the cold to shop with hordes of deal-hunting shoppers.

So I’m here to make your holiday shopping a little easier. Hop with us TODAY ONLY and you can enter to win all kinds of prizes! Maybe you’ll get some of holiday shopping done while having fun!

Leave a comment with your email address and you’ll be entered in to win the grand prizes!

1st Grand Prize: A Kindle Fire or Nook Tablet

2nd Grand Prize: A $75 Amazon or B&N Gift Card

3rd Grand Prize: A Swag Pack that contains paperbacks, ebooks, 50+ bookmarks, cover flats, magnets, pens, coffee cozies, and more!

Be sure to hop around to all of the other participating author’s websites by clicking HERE or on the blog hop icon above!

But that’s not all you could win! I’m also doing my own giveaway here on my blog! I’m giving away a $20 Amazon or B&N gift card that you can use towards your holiday shopping! Who doesn’t love free money?! All you have to do to win is enter via my rafflecopter! The more you do, the more chances you earn to win!

Have a few readers in your family to buy gifts for? Check out my books, available in both digital and paperback! Buying my books as gifts today will earn you extra entries into the $20 gift card giveaway!

Newly single Cassidy Quinn is thrilled to be a contestant on the new reality dating show The One. But her excitement turns to horror when the gorgeous bachelor turns out to be her ex-boyfriend. Seeing Brad again makes Cassidy realize she might not be as “over him” as she thought—and then she meets hunky cameraman Evan Burke.

After watching his brother lose his wife in a tragic accident, Evan vows never to fall in love. But following Cassidy around as her personal cameraman makes him question his decision, and resisting her gets harder with every sunbathing, bikini-wearing day.

Cassidy and Evan begin a forbidden affair while her ex-boyfriend tries to win her heart back one groping, awkward moment at a time. If Cassidy can manage to stop falling off horses (literally), stop falling onto her ex-boyfriend, the bachelor (yes, literally), and stop falling in love with backstage playboy Evan, she might still make it through the show without becoming a tabloid sensation.

But soon Cassidy must choose between the ex who broke her heart and the cameraman who might never love her back. For Cassidy, this reality show just got real.

Not sure yet? How about an excerpt from the book?

Evan shifted beneath her and in one quick movement she was on her back as he hovered over her. Every part of her body flared to life when he brushed her hair back from her shoulder and left a trail of soft kisses from her collarbone to her belly button.

Oh my God, he’s like the Energizer Bunny.

“You,” he said between kisses, “are not allowed to hide in the sheets. I’ve been tortured by you wearing little pink bikinis and sexy dresses for weeks. Now that I get to see you, all of you, I plan on looking. A lot.”

“You didn’t seem tortured,” she said, breathless.

“Only because you couldn’t read my mind.” He smirked. “Let me assure you, Cassy, what we did last night was tame compared to what I’ve been doing to you in my head.”

“Evan, stop.” She hit him on the shoulder, embarrassed by his words. “I can’t even imagine anything more than what we’ve already done.”

“Don’t worry. You won’t have to imagine for long.”

Cassidy held her breath as he kissed her with more affection than she expected. Passion burned in his kiss, but an undertone of something else was present now too— something that lingered in the pit of her stomach even after he pulled away.

She forced her eyes to focus on him, not wanting to get carried away in the moment again before they’d had a chance to talk. She didn’t know anything about Evan. This wasn’t typical Cassidy behavior, but that’s why she’d come here in the first place—to do something unlike her normal life. She hadn’t realized that would include doing someone, too.

“You know, I don’t even really know you and you’ve already gotten me into your bed.”

“I’m pretty sure you’re the one who came to my room asking for trouble.” “True. But I was looking for answers, not sexy time.”

“Sexy time?” He laughed. “I like that. We should do less talking and a lot more sexy time.”

“No, you should tell me about yourself, Evan—great. I don’t even know your last name.”

“Last names are highly overrated. But it’s Burke. Evan Burke.”
“Are you related to Bond, James Bond?” She couldn’t help but smile.
“We’re only related by our amazing ability to seduce unsuspecting women into our

beds.” He grinned. “It’s a superpower, really. We should come with a warning label.” 

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  1. Evie says:

    It looks like the Rafflecopter is not working. It says ‘contest is over’
    by.evie at yahoo dot com dot br

  2. Becca Fowler says:

    poo. its not working 🙁
    beccaboo97200 (at) att (dot) net

  3. miki says:

    yes it’s not working…
    i follow by email

  4. Kirsten W says:

    Ditto about the rafflecopter 🙁


  5. fiza says:

    Thanks for participating in this fun blog hop 🙂
    {ps the rafflecopter doesn’t work for me either}

  6. miki says:

    thank you a lot for answering us on your vacation, so i already told you i’m following by email and i’ve commented so 2 entries for me ( your book has caught my attention)

    all the best


  7. Dita Škarste says:



  8. Kirsten W says:

    I followed you via twitter: @commodorewood


  9. Kristina Knight says:

    I’m an avoider, too, Heather – too many people, too noisy, too much annoyance!

  10. Kassandra says:

    I follow by email: sionedkla@gmail.com
    Thanks for the chance!


  11. Laurie Goudge says:

    Ditto about the rafflecopter 🙁


  12. JanD says:

    I stay home on Black Friday.
    subscribed to site
    bituin76 at hotmail dot com

  13. Veronika says:

    Thank you for the wonderful prize!
    + comment
    + subscribed via email
    + followed on twitter (@twveronika)
    + tweeted: https://twitter.com/twveronika/status/272012177144152066

    verusbognar (at) gmail (dot) com

  14. Carmen says:

    I no longer shop on Black Friday. I can find deals during the year.

  15. miriam roman says:

    Oh i’m staying home this black friday!!! Nothing in the sale ads could make me go today. i do like to look them over and usually can find a better deal online.thanks you for joining the hop!

  16. Angela Cisco says:

    Hope you had a great Thanksgiving! angelacisco79(at)yahoo(dot)com

  17. Angela Cisco says:

    tweeted https://twitter.com/angelasbits/status/272052029344600064

  18. Angela Cisco says:

    I added Falling for you on my good read shelf. (angela cisco79)

  19. micheleann oboyle says:

    love everything thereis about black friday angelwolfmystic@yahoo.com

  20. Lisa Rayns says:

    I’m not a black Friday shopper. lisarayns at gmail dot com

  21. writeoncindycindy r says:

    Enjoy the Blog Hop and pop over and visit me at #23 if you get a sec.’ Good luck with the giveaway and Happy Holidays! xo cindy writeoncindy(at)yahoo(dot)com

  22. Phuong P. says:

    I’d rather be at home shopping for books online and blog hopping than be part of the black Friday shopping madness LOL. I follow on twitter, books on GR, blog subscriber, and reviews posted. Thanks for giveaway.


  23. April Holgate (@grapeaprilrain) says:

    I do not like crowds so BF shopping is not for me! I will be spending my day hopping and then snuggled up reading! Well that is after I decide on what new book I have just added to my to be read list! It gets longer every hop! Thanks!

    I am thankful for all the wonderful books I am finding on the hop!


  24. M.C. says:

    Thanks for the giveaway! Online shopping is really more convenient.


    1. M.C. says:

      I’m also an email follower with the same address.

    2. M.C. says:

      I’m a Twitter follower @bedsidelight,

      and here’s my Tweet: https://twitter.com/bedsidelight/status/272068322298847232

  25. Jennifer Rote says:

    I skipped Black Friday shopping this year.
    wildnmild4u at yahoo dot com

    1. Jennifer Rote says:

      + -twitter follow as @wildnmild4u
      + -tweeted – https://twitter.com/wildnmild4u/status/272071119681515520
      + – added books on goodreads – wildnmild4u

  26. Karen H in NC says:

    Thanks for the giveaway.

    kareninnc at gmail dot com

  27. donnablhmistress says:

    Though I was tempted I didn’t do Black Friday.

    sub- vampiremistress2010(at)gmail(dot)com
    Tweeted https://twitter.com/BookLovershaway/status/272073304423165953
    Added Falling For You to my Goodread’s shelf


  28. Karina (@Swordlily_girl) says:

    thanks so much!
    I also tweeted – https://twitter.com/Swordlily_girl/status/272074190457298944

  29. Shani says:

    Thanks for the oppetunity!
    Email follower: kiss_shani(at)hotmail(dot)com
    Tweet: https://twitter.com/ButterfliesSky/status/272077615983128576

  30. allysonbb says:

    Black Friday is not for me unless it is online shopping from home:) I subscribe to your blog, follow on twitter( allyson29), I love your books, all are on goodreads with reviews:). I am patienly waiting for your next one to come out:) Happy Holidays!

  31. Christie Moore says:

    Thanks ! christiethemom@hotmail.com

  32. Lisa Walker says:

    I have friends who go Black Friday shopping but it’s not for me. Thanks for the chance to win!

  33. Kandy Tyler says:

    No black Friday shopping for me…

  34. kim says:

    I am glad to have found you on this blog hop and look forward to reading your works. Kim86004(at)gmail(dot)com

  35. MostlyMisha says:

    Thank you for the lovely giveaway~<3 These are the ways I entered:
    Twitter: @Miyosha_K
    Tweeted: https://twitter.com/Miyosha_K/status/272097196516708352

    MostlyMisha [at] gmail [dot] com

  36. jyl22075 says:

    Your book is on my wishlist. I hope to pick it up soon! Thanks for the giveaway!

    Subscribed via email: Jyl22075 at gmail dot com
    Follow on Twitter: Jyl22075
    Tweeted: https://twitter.com/Jyl22075/status/272097091965296640
    Your book is on my to-read shelf on GRs: http://www.goodreads.com/Jyl22075

  37. Susan Buchanan says:

    Aw, I had Rafflecopter issues today, too. But it was a problem with Internet Explorer – I switched to Google Chrome. I really like the sound of your book and am off to add it to Goodreads, soozbuch@gmail.com

  38. Shadow says:

    Hi! Happy Holidays to you! Thanks for the awesome hop and giveaway! Best wishes and many blessings to you!
    Twitter: LuvToRead09
    Tweeted: https://twitter.com/LuvToRead09/status/272102264863354881
    All your books were added for my goodreads shelf: http://www.goodreads.com/review/list/5327137?shelf=to-read

  39. Rita Wray says:

    Thank you for the blog hop.


  40. bn100 says:

    no BF shopping

    added your books to Goodreads: L

    Thanks for participating.


  41. tanna4abak says:

    This is the BEST way to spend Black Friday. Sitting at home, hopping with old friends and making new ones. I can’t handle the crowds anymore so I only do Black Friday shopping online if I do any. I tend to pick up gifts throughout the year so come November I’m finished. That way I can spread out the purchasing and not spend a fortune at the time of the year when my job is at its slowest and my paycheck is at its lowest. Thanks for being part of the hop and for the chance to win.
    reneebennett35 (at) yahoo (dot) com

  42. Daniel M says:

    staying away from the stores, don’t like crowds anymore, like the blurb and thanks for hopping! – regnod(at)yahoo(d0t)com

  43. Tammy Turner says:

    I do some Black Friday shopping, but I’m more addicted to Cyber Monday. No lines, No rude people, free shipping…. how can you go wrong!


  44. Melissa says:

    Damn that Rafflecoptor!!!

    melhalp at msn.com

  45. Mer says:

    Boo rafflecopter! I actually went out shopping for a bit (at a sane hour, however) and, as I say every year, never again! Way too crowded.

    Thanks for the excerpt!

    dancingcelt at gmail dot com

  46. Mer says:

    Oh, and I’m an email subscriber.

  47. susan platt says:

    Awesome blog hop!!

    FB and goodreads susan platt
    email subscriber as well

    susanmplatt AT hotmail DOT com

  48. shaylacy says:

    Heather, I love your description of what you do on Black Friday. I’m just visiting the other hop hostesses.

  49. xxsquigglesxx says:

    I do all of my black friday shopping online! You can get the same deals and free shipping! Thanks for participating in the hop!


  50. Jo says:

    I haven’t done any Black Friday shopping yet – I only left the house this morning to take my daughter and her friends to a movie (Rise of the Guardians was lots of fun!). Thanks for being in the hop!

    jochibi AT yahoo DOT com

  51. Jencey Gortney says:

    Heather, Great giveaway! I follow you on GFC, I follow on Twitter, and Facebook I think.

    jenceyg at gmail dot com

  52. Catherine says:

    I’m not crazy about Black Friday, but we did go out for a couple of very specific things this morning–which we got.
    Fanned you on Goodreads and follow on Twitter (@capefearlibn)
    catherinelee100 at gmail dot com

  53. Shannon G. says:

    1. I hope you enjoyed your Thanksgiving. I definitely avoid the stores today. I still have plenty of Thanksgiving left over for today 😀
    2. I’m subscribed 🙂
    3. I follow on twitter (ggjunk)
    4. I tweeted: https://twitter.com/ggjunk/status/272144994578599936
    5. I have several of your titles on my Goodreads shelf: http://www.goodreads.com/review/list/7549604?shelf=to-read

  54. Krysykat says:

    I follow on Twitter-@YearofTiger86


  55. angadair says:

    I did 1-5. I no longer go Black Friday shopping. Too many crazy people out there. I don’t have the patience I had when I was younger, LOL. So today I am staying in and blog hopping, instead of shopping! angadair@nwcable.net Thanks for the hop!

  56. Mel Bourn (@MelCamino5) says:

    1. I am not shopping. Not for me. Instead of shopping, I’m hopping! I prefer to do my shopping online.
    Happy Black Friday.
    2. Longtime subscriber.
    3. Twitter: MelCamino5
    4. Tweeted: https://twitter.com/MelCamino5/status/272166647073230849
    5. Goodreads: Mel Bourn

    bournmelissa at hotmail dot com

  57. Christine M says:

    I do my shopping online too.
    isabelli3619 (at) aol (dot) com

  58. Sarah p. says:

    Hi! Thanks for such a generous giveaway! Your books sound fantastic.
    Subscribed via email oddball2003 at hotmail dot com
    twitter @oddball2003
    tweeted! https://twitter.com/oddball2003/status/272169435438125056
    Goodreads, oddball2003

  59. Jill says:

    Thanks so much 🙂


  60. seawitchreviews says:

    I am already a newsletter follower. A GC would be great, lots of readers in my family we have to label our books.
    Seawitchreviews @ yahoo .com

  61. Caitlin says:

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  62. Becca Fowler says:

    i subscribed. beccaboo97200 (at) att (dot) net
    follow on twitter – @beccab00972
    tweeted – https://twitter.com/BECCAB00972/status/272170893667598336

  63. thebookqueen says:

    Great snippet–I’m definitely adding this book to my list! 🙂


  64. Joy F (@harvester5905) says:

    I only do my shopping online.
    magic5905 at embarqmail dot com

  65. Joy F (@harvester5905) says:

    I subscribe by email.
    magic5905 at embarqmail dot com

  66. Joy F (@harvester5905) says:

    I follow on twitter, harvester5905
    magic5905 at embarqmail dot com

  67. Sandy Wolters says:

    I tweeted for you at: https://twitter.com/SandyWolters/status/272175558404751362

    Thanks for participating in the hop! Happy Holidays!


  68. Marlena Fein says:

    LOL I was looking for that dang rafflecoptor forever. Anyways, here we go:
    Twitter follower @spoildbrat31
    Goodreads name- Marlena Fein
    Tweet- https://twitter.com/spoildbrat31/status/272176913672437760

    Whew, I think that was all. It makes us all remember how wonderful the rafflecoptor is at least. 🙂

    Thanks so much for being a part of the hop and for the giveaway.

    Happy Holidays,

  69. Paranormal Opinion says:

    I’m already a twitter follower 🙂 Thanks so much for participating in the blog hop!

  70. Cassandra Hicks says:

    1. Thanks for the awesome giveaway
    2. Email follower
    3.Twitter: @KatraCass
    4. Tweet: https://twitter.com/KatraCass/status/272191713903259648
    5. Goodreads: Cassandra Hicks

  71. Sarah Kalaitzidis says:

    Thanks for the great giveaway!

    Twitter: @red_tigergirl2
    Tweet: https://twitter.com/red_tigergirl2/status/272193989434810368
    Email Follower: red_tigergirl2(at)hotmail(dot)com
    Goodreads: Sarah Kalaitzidis


  72. Lynne says:

    Thanks for the giveaway opportunities!!
    new FB and twitter follower (fb/Lynne Clark – @tworeadbooks
    also tweeted: https://twitter.com/tworeadbooks/status/272196074486263808

    tworeads (at) gmail (dot) com

  73. Lacey T says:

    twitter: @laceyblossom
    I tweeted: https://twitter.com/laceyblossom/status/272197240221732865
    I’m an email subscriber. Thanks for the giveaway!

  74. Jessie L says:

    Thanks for the giveaway & being part of this awesome hop!
    Email – JessieL62@comcast.net
    Twitter – @jessie1811
    Tweet – https://twitter.com/jessie1811/status/272198163723587584
    Goodreads – Jessie Llewellyn
    I have added your books to my TBRs. Which I will say is growing rather large no thanks to the blogs I visit.

  75. donnas1 says:

    Thanks for the chance!

    bacchus76 at myself dot com

  76. Natasha says:

    Thanks for the chance to win!
    natasha_donohoo_8 at hotmail dot com

  77. ceagles20 says:

    As with everyone else can’t do the copter thingy. Follow by emai-ceagles48218@yahoo.com also twitter- @ceagles48218. Thanks for thins chance to win a prize.


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