Friday, January 20, 2017

Interview, Excerpt & Giveaway ~ 51 LOVE by Jeremy T. Ringfield

51 Love
by: Jeremy Ringfield
Genre: New Adult Romantic Suspense
Release Date: January 18, 2017
Publisher: Self Published

This story is about Abram, a hopeless romantic who enrolls into college and begins leaving love notes for the girl, Jec, who works at the front desk of his student apartments. About why they know each other when neither have even met. That's right, she had seen his face only two weeks earlier, when he tossed his book bag in the middle of the street, holding up traffic like a mad homeless man. But what she doesn't know is that just before he came to grab his keys to move in, the handsome albeit strange eyes and the person they belong to had just been released from the county jail.

The jail cell talk without any cameras around to record make his last 51 minutes in the pen with a sketchy bunkmate a do or die conversation that may explain why he became homeless, why he wrote the love letters in the first place, and if both were random at all.

Do you ever wish you were someone else? Who?
Abram from 51 Love. Read it, and you’ll see exactly why.

What did you do on your last birthday?
Well, by the time this is posted, another birthday will have gone by. So you’ll maybe have to check my twitter or Facebook for the most recent. But during the last birthday from writing this interview, I was taking a final exam in college. Anytime I am in school, exams are during the week of my birthday. Yet, I always make time to celebrate somehow.  I’ll find any reason to celebrate something.

What part of the writing process do you dread?
I really don’t dread any of it. It has been exciting from the first time I put a pen on a piece of paper and decided I would be an author. Even when no one is looking, I am always fascinated about what can be done to move forward with another story because it always feels like art.

Do you ever suffer from writer’s block? If so, what do you do about it?
No. I often feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day. My mind feels like a paintbrush. As soon as the whiskers touch the canvas, something is being drawn-ugh.

Tell us about your latest release.
51 Love is a story about mistakes. It is a story about not knowing where you are going, but knowing that you are going somewhere. Sometimes it’s a good thing, and sometimes it's not. So mistakes are made when it isn’t, and when it’s good, boy is it worth it to find out that you have arrived.

It is the guy from the fire pit of whom Bobby was just joking about that is now approaching the front desk where I sit, and my heart rate begins to decrease as I feel the baritone boomp-boomp in my chest getting slower. But I cannot not look away, for he looks as if he got ran over by a train this morning from this closer view and I am not sure what is about to happen next.

I think, have we not already asked what of vanity is so serious? Or is our ultra-modern scientific understanding unresponsive to the inward call of good will? Does it need a new face?

But there is something underneath the wreckage that is dark, and handsome. I’ve got a secret thing for bad boys, and this one looks like just the right amount of danger.

I inhale a deep slow breath of air just before he begins to speak.

“May I ask for the keys of the apartment I am renting please? Here is my check. My name is Abram Wedger and I am two weeks late from my move-in date.”

I let out a long slow breath.

He is gazing directly into my eyes and for a brief moment I felt I knew.

“Of course” I tell him, and then proceed to retrieve the keys to his apartment in the file cabinet. As I turn in my chair, I clumsily knock the pen holder onto the floor, scattering a few pens and pencils. I blush, then kneel to the floor, placing a knee on the ground as I pick up the utensils that are nearer to my front foot. I hastily return the pen holder to the counter trying to save face before walking to the back office and realizing one of my earrings fell out of my ear.

What is wrong with me?

When I return, he is still standing in the exact same spot, facing in the exact same direction, as if stoic in time, space, and emotion. I swiftly pick my earring up off the floor, and place it into my ear lobe.

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Jeremy lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He grew up in the south Atlanta area, where he eventually earned a football scholarship to Duke University. After experiencing enough life to form his own opinions, he enjoys sharing some with friends, reading, watching fantasy thriller and romance films, listening to music, and jogging when he is not writing. He writes new adult fiction.

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You can follow the 51 Love Blog Tour here.

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  1. congrats on the tour and thanks for the chance to win :)

    1. Thank you Lisa! Good luck in the giveaway : )

  2. Sounds like an interesting story

  3. Hello Jeremy, 51 Love sounds like a great read. Thank you

  4. I always think you should stretch out birthday celebrations as long as possible!


  5. Following the tour for this awesome sounding book.

  6. Thank you for hosting this interview! : )

  7. sounds like a really interesting book. THanks for bringing it to my attention.

    1. Thank you for stopping by Rhi! BTW y'all! I just made this book free on smashwords and B&N. : )

  8. As a cover fan this one has me stumped as to the relation of it to the book. Any hints?

    1. Hi bookbunny. Sure. The story is set in a small town in Valdosta, Georgia. The official state fruit of Georgia is a peach. And let's just say that the peach has something to do with thawing the tensions in the story. : ) Thanks for the question.

  9. Sounds like a fascinating read. Looking forward to reading it.

  10. Sounds like a fascinating read. Looking forward to reading it.

  11. What books are you looking to read in 2017? Thanks for the giveaway. I hope that I win. Bernie W BWallace1980(at)hotmail(d0t)com

  12. This sounds like a book I would enjoy reading, thanks for sharing & have a great weekend :)

  13. Congrats on the new book and good luck on the book tour!

  14. I really loved the interview, thank you for sharing your thoughts! !

  15. This sounds like an interesting read! Thanks for the giveaway! :)


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