Friday, July 18, 2014

Spotlight ~ ALIVE AT 5 by Linda Bond

Alive at 5
by Linda Bond
Genre: Romantic Suspense/ Ignite
Release Date: July 14, 2014 

Romance. Adventure. Thrills. Murder…. 

TV news reporter Samantha Steele is one panic attack away from losing her job. Future on the line and cameraman in tow, she follows her mentor on an exhilarating adventure vacation. When he dies while skydiving, her investigative instincts scream “murdered”, and lead her to gorgeous thrill-seeker Zack Hunter. 

Zack is an undercover police officer investigating his uncle’s death through the same adventure vacation company. Samantha is a thorn in his side the moment they meet. Not only is she investigating the same case, but the emotionally wounded loner doesn’t want another partner, especially one whose goal is to splash evidence all over the evening news. But Samantha’s persistence is quite a turn-on, and Zack’s overpowering desire makes it harder for him to push her away. 

When the killer turns his attention to Zack, Samantha might be the only one who can save him, forcing the anxiety-riddled correspondent to finally face her greatest fear.

Wow. She had him. He was impressed, and a little turned on. He ground his teeth. He would agree to her plan, only because he had no choice. He was determined to find and nail the son of a bitch who had killed his uncle. “All right, fine,” he reluctantly said.

She might lose her job if she didn’t come back with her investigative story. But he would definitely lose his job if she exposed his undercover activities and his family’s private life on the news. So he would have to keep the nosy reporter under his thumb and under his control.

One way or another.

Check out the Alive at 5 Book Trailer
Author Linda Bond was born in San Francisco, California but spent most of her life in the south, attending middle and high school in Greenville, South Carolina and college at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia.
She’s worked as a television news reporter and anchor in Fort Myers, Orlando and Tampa, Florida. For the past fifteen years, she’s been a health reporter, sharing important information with viewers on the latest medical breakthroughs and writing emotional, human-interest stories on those who have the courage and spirit to fight for their lives.
She writes every day, under deadline, but has always loved losing herself in a good fiction story. Her love for writing fiction actually started in high school, but a thriving, busy professional life, along with five kids, kept her busy for many years.
Entangled Publishing is releasing her debut romantic adventure, Alive at 5, July 14th 2014.
She has received numerous writing awards in Romance Writer’s of America chapter contests for Alive at 5 and her other manuscripts Cuba Undercover and Glory, Glory the Majorettes are 40.  
She has also won 12 Emmy awards, numerous Society of Professional Journalist, and Associated Press awards, as well as a Florida Bar award and Edward R. Murrow award.
This former baton-twirling beauty queen from the Deep South, now lives in Tampa, Florida with her husband, adopted son from Cuba, two daughters, and one stubborn Bulldog named Sanford.

Places to find Linda Bond:

Follow the Alive at 5 Blog Tour:

July 14
Book featured at Joyfully Reviewed
Interviewed at Book Marketing Buzz

July 15
Interviewed at Review From Here
Book featured at The Dark Phantom

July 16
Book featured at Simply Ali
Interviewed at The Writer's Life

July 17
Book featured at Written Love
Book reviewed at She Hearts Books

July 18
Guest blogging at Ramblings From this Chick
Book featured at Read Your Writes

July 21
Book featured at Romantic Reads and Such
Book featured at Book Nook Nuts
Book featured at First Page to the Last

July 22
Book featured at First Page to the Last
Interviewed at Examiner

July 23
Interviewed at Literal Exposure

July 24
Book featured at Kate M. George

July 25
Guest blogging at Theresa M. Cole
Guest blogging at I'm Shelf-ish
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  1. Thank you for offering this great giveaway! I know there are many bloggers and those that do books are the best in my book! :D

    1. Thanks for stopping by Esperanza. I haven't read Linda's book yet, but it is on my list to read. I've heard good things about it.


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