Today is a book blurb blitz tour stop for
Fire on Ice by Dakota Madison. This contemporary romance book is available from
Short On Time Books.
Dakota will be
awarding a backlist e-book to three (3) randomly drawn commenters during the tour,
and a grand prize of a print copy of After Alex Died (US ONLY) to one
randomly drawn commenter during the tour. To be entered to win one of these prizes, leave a comment below. And if you’d like to increase your chances of winning, visit other tour stops and leave comments there, too.
school’s most popular jock, she vowed never to date another athlete. She keeps
that promise through her first three years of college. But after a chance
meeting with a star hockey player, the charming and irresistible Kian Kavanagh,
Taylor’s carefully constructed walls are in serious danger of being burned down
by Mr. Fire on Ice.
the club. Runt was right about one thing: the kids who frequented this place
were loaded. Most of them were wearing top notch designer clothes and sporting
hundred dollar haircuts. I grew up dirt poor, lucky to have second hand clothes
from the donation bin and the occasional coupon-day haircut at Super Cuts. Even
now, I didn’t like to waste money even though I was earning good coin. I knew
there was a big chance my hockey career could be cut short, so I saved as much
as I could for my future, which I hoped would someday be a sports bar, if I
saved enough and was smart with investing.
sea of perfect young faces, I spotted a girl sitting by herself at a small
table in the corner. She was looking in my direction but when our eyes met, she
quickly looked down and started reading a book.
wondered. I was intrigued.
was her beautiful wavy brown hair. The long waves were tucked behind her ears,
which were decorated with a single pink pearl in each center. She was wearing a
flowered blouse tied over a black tank top and a long black skirt. It was such
an odd outfit to be wearing at a bar. She looked like she was ready for a
stroll through a museum or art gallery. Most girls at bars tried to show as
much skin and body parts as humanly possible. They left little to the
imagination. But this girl had her arms and legs completely covered.
wanted to know why.
put the empty glass on the bar and made my way over to the girl. I just
couldn’t get over the fact she was reading a book in a bar. It was such a
strange sight. As I got closer, I noticed the book was a lot thicker than I
initially thought. A textbook? Who studies at a bar?
front of her. She was just intent on reading her book.
cleared my throat to get her attention. When she glanced up at me, her
expression was neutral.
it kind of freaked me out. I was used to girls doing most of the work. Usually
all I had to do was decide if I wanted to take them home or not.
captivating. I felt like I was swimming in the deep end of two delicious pools.
I gulped and suddenly couldn’t think of anything to say. The girl made me
nervous and I never got nervous. All I could do was stare into her beautiful
finally. The question wasn’t mean; it was like she was really curious why I was
reading.” As soon as the words came out of my mouth, I knew I sounded like a
myself? That was not like me at all. From the time I was fourteen, and started
to really show off on the ice, girls dropped their panties for me with little
more than a wink and a winning smile on my part.
she looked at me, it was like she was looking right through me, like she could
see into every part of my mind and soul. And that scared the hell out of me
because there was a lot going on in there that I never wanted anyone to see.
Madison has been writing since she learned to read and fell in love with books.
When she’s not at her computer creating spicy new romances, Dakota is traveling
to exotic locales or spending time with her husband and their bloodhounds.