Friday, January 17, 2014

Blog Tour: Surrendering to Us by Chelsea M. Cameron. Excerpt and Giveaway.


Surrendering to Us by Chelsea M. Cameron

 

January 2014


 


BOOK SUMMARY:

They're finally together. But the Universe seems intent on tearing them apart…

 

Rory Clarke might not be Lucah Blythe's boss anymore, but that doesn't mean they can sneak off to the boardroom for hot sex whenever they want. Keeping their hands off each other in the workplace is harder than they could have imagined, and that's not the only obstacle they have to deal with. Between Lucah's troublesome brother Ryder, and Rory's bff Sloane's inability to understand locked doors, they're drowning in drama.

 

But it's only about to get a lot worse when a blast from Lucah's past surfaces, and chaos at Clarke Enterprises threatens to take away everything Rory has worked so hard for. Can the couple weather the storm and surrender to each other, or will the challenges of staying together destroy their relationship for good?



 
 EXCERPT:
 “So we have those interviews today,” I said to Lucah the next morning as he rinsed the shampoo from my hair. We’d decided to conserve water and shower together, even though my shower wasn’t as big as his had been and we were both a wee bit hung over and sluggish. It was a delicate dance of switching places without falling, or tripping over the other’s feet.
“Any good candidates?”
“A few, but I’m sure the ones I like won’t get chosen.”
“Maybe you’ll be surprised and the person you don’t want to hire will turn out fantastic.”
“You wouldn’t be speaking of my last assistant, would you?”
“Maybe. Maybe I’m talking about something completely different. My turn.” I faced him and squeezed some shampoo in my hand. He’d started using my shampoo because he said it gave his hair good volume, but I knew it was because it smelled like me. I scrubbed my fingers through his hair, being careful not to get any in his eyes.
“There are actually a few women who made the cut and one who’s our age, which could be kind of fun.”
“Oh really? I’d be shocked if they picked her, unless she’s super hot.” I made a disgusted sound.
“You men. Always thinking with your dicks.”
“Why do you think they call men who are jerks, dicks? For that very reason.” I’d never thought of it that way.
“You’re smart sometimes.”
“You’re smart and sexy all the time.” I used the shampoo to turn his hair into a mohawk before I made him tilt his head back so I could rinse his hair out.
When we finally made it out the door, we grabbed a cab and stopped at a bakery near work. I didn’t know what Lilia might like, so I did the same thing Lucah had done on our first day. Got her one of everything.
“You’re sweet,” Lucah said when he realized what I was doing.
“No, I’m really not. I am a cold and calculating businesswoman. Don’t you think anything otherwise,” I said, pointing my finger at him and giving him my best glare.
He held up his hands in surrender.
“Okay, okay. You win, Miss Clarke.”
“Don’t you forget it.”
“Never, ever.”



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Author Information
 

Chelsea M. Cameron is a YA/NA New York Times/USA Today Best Selling author from Maine. Lover of things random and ridiculous, Jane Austen/Charlotte and Emily Bronte Fangirl, red velvet cake enthusiast, obsessive tea drinker, vegetarian, former cheerleader and world's worst video gamer. When not writing, she enjoys watching infomercials, singing in the car and tweeting (this one time, she was tweeted by Neil Gaiman). She has a degree in journalism from the University of Maine, Orono that she promptly abandoned to write about the people in her own head. More often than not, these people turn out to be just as weird as she is.

 

Her New Adult Contemporary Romance titles include My Favorite Mistake, which has been bought by Harlequin along with a sequel, Deeper We Fall and Faster We Burn (April 20, 2013)

 

Her Young Adult books include Nocturnal, Nightmare and Neither, the first three books in The Noctalis Chronicles. The fourth and final book, Neverend will be out in 2013. Whisper, the first in The Whisper Trilogy is also available, with the second book in the series, Silence and the final book, LIsten coming out in 2014.

 



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