Friday, May 3, 2013

Blog Tour: Her Errant Earl by Scarlett Scott (Excerpt + Giveaway)



I'm pleased to welcome Scarlett Scott to Love Saves the World. Scarlett is currently on a book tour for Her Errant Earl.

Scarlett will be awarding a Kindle copy of her historical romance A Mad Passion and a $10 Amazon gift card to a randomly drawn commenter during the tour.

To visit Scarlett's other stops, click here.

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About the book:


Blurb:

Victoria, Countess of Pembroke, knew her marriage wasn’t a love match, but she certainly hadn’t expected to be wedded, bedded and abandoned in the countryside. When her husband suddenly returns bent on seduction, she’s suspicious of his motives even though she finds it difficult indeed to resist his knowing hands and hot kisses.

Pembroke can’t afford to allow Victoria to discover the real reason for his reappearance in her life. To get what he wants, he’ll do anything, even if it means bedding the wife he never wanted.

But what begins as a tedious task turns into a raging passion neither of them can deny. As the truth unravels at last, they must choose between forgetting the past and allowing it to consume them.

Buy link: http://www.ellorascave.com/her-errant-earl.html

Excerpt:
I’ve told you before that I never wanted to hurt you, Victoria.” He put down his spoon. “My battle is with my father, not you, and I will forever regret that you were caught up in the crossfire.”

The acknowledgment seemed genuine. But she didn’t know if it was enough. “Thank you,” she offered simply. “I am gratified you have realized that much, at least.”

“You are most welcome.” He studied her intently. “Now, I find I’ve tired of the soup course. Have you?”

Her turtle soup had long gone cold. She nodded, watching warily as he rose from the table and stalked toward her. He stopped when he was at her side, leaning his hip negligently against the table. He reached out, framing her face with his large hands.

“We both know I never wanted to be a husband when I married you,” he said at last, his tone grave.

His acknowledgment had an air of deep candor to it, far more than his effortless flirtation and charming grins did. She searched his bright gaze, wondering if she could trust him. Wondering if she should. It occurred to her that what had happened in the past did not hold as much power over her life as what could happen in the future.

“And what of now?” she asked. “What do you want now?” It was the question that seemed to matter the most.

His gaze grew shuttered. “I have a duty to do by you.”

She frowned, trying to understand him. His hands were still a warm, tempting touch on her face. “Duty is not a want.”

“Sometimes it becomes a want,” he murmured, lowering his mouth to crush hers.

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About the author:


Scarlett Scott has loved romance novels ever since she was eleven and swiped her older sister’s books to read by flashlight in her closet. Her mother caught her, but she remained undeterred in her pursuit of happily ever afters. An award-winning author, she writes steamy historical and sexy contemporary romance. She lives in PA with her hero and their adorable dog who thinks he is a person in training.





Website: http://www.scarsco.com
Twitter: @scarscoromance
Blog: http://scarscoromance.blogspot.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/AuthorScarlettScott
Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/scarlettscott/

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Scarlett will be awarding a Kindle copy of her historical romance A Mad Passion and a $10 Amazon gift card to a randomly drawn commenter during the tour.

To visit Scarlett's other stops, click here.

13 comments:

  1. Pembroke does sound like he wants to care despite himself.

    marypres(AT)gmail(DOT)com

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  2. Thanks so much for hosting me today!

    Hi, Mary! Thanks for dropping by. Pembroke truly does turn out to be a good man in the end. :)

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  3. Hi, Scarlett! Thank you for dropping by! And, congratulations, on Her Errant Earl!

    Hi, Mary! I'm also intrigued by Pembroke's sudden reappearance in his wife's life. ^_^

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  4. Well, it's the last day of the tour and I want to say I've enjoyed following you around, learning more about you and your books. So, thanks for a good time!
    kareninnc at gmail dot com

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  5. I have enjoyed the tour and am looking forward to reading the book.

    Kit3247(at)aol(dot)com

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  6. Great excerpt, I love that he ends that whole conversation with a kiss

    fencingromein at hotmail dot com

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  7. Thanks so much, Tin! Hi Karen, Ingeborg and Shannon. Thanks for being a part of the tour! I hope you'll give Her Errant Earl a try. :)

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  8. Thanks for sharing the blurb and excerpt! I've loved following the tour and can't wait to check out the Earl for myself!

    andralynn7@gmail.com

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  9. Wow! I can't WAIT to read this! I love that cover, too ; )
    I wonder what kind of events or people inspired the author while writing this book!?
    Thanks for the giveaway!
    mestith at gmail dot com

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  10. GOOD LUCK WITH YOUR BOOK AND THANKS FOR THE GIVEAWAY! SHELLEY S. calicolady60@hotmail.com

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  11. Hi Meghan. If you want to check out my inspirations for Her Errant Earl, take a look at my Pinterest storyboard. :)

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