Greetings, and welcome to stop number four in the SHRUG IT OFF tour!
Today I get to visit with my good friend, Freddy MacKay!
She’s a little bit squirrelly, so today I think I’ll talk about crazy critters.
But first, let me start by explaining how the tour works…
At each stop along my way I will randomly select one commenter to receive a free ebook from my backlist, AND, at the end of the tour, everybody who leaves a comment at any of my stops will be entered for a chance to win one of two $10 gift cards to All Romance Ebooks! Just be sure to include your email address in you comment so you can be contacted if your name is selected.
For my first stop I visited with my good friend Angel Martinez and I introduced Stephen and his constant companions. You can check that out here: http://angelmartinezauthor.weebly.com/1/post/2014/02/the-first-stop-shrug-it-off-blog-tour.html
On my second stop I introduced Connor at Iyana’s Rainbow: http://iyanajenna.blogspot.com/2014/03/in-spotlight-mathilde-watson.html
On my third stop I spent some time with Cherie in the writing cave, talking about devils and angels: http://talesfromthewritingcave.blogspot.com/2014/03/shrug-it-off-blog-tour.html
I have been hopping around this week, talking about my newest release, SHRUG IT OFF—and here’s what it’s all about:
For Stephen, dating is more than a challenge, it’s a nightmare!
All he wants is a man he can talk to, someone he can laugh with and be himself around. What he’s got instead is an incessant running commentary on everyone and everything. The meddling guides posted on his shoulders each have their own ideas of what Stephen should be looking for. From the right he’s urged to find a man like himself: confident, successful, and upwardly mobile. The little devil on his other shoulder is only interested in a guy’s face and what he’s got below the waist.
The two can never agree on anything—until Stephen meets Connor—and then things get really interesting…
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Personally, I don’t think any conversation about angels and devils could possibly be complete without some discussion about cats.
Not just any cats.
I can’t speak for everyone’s experience of course, but of all the cats I’ve known—and I have known A LOT of cats—torties have always had the most distinctive personalities. They tend to choose one person, and one person only, to bestow their good graces on.
In high school, by brother had a totrie who rode around on his shoulders or balanced on his outstretched hand.
My sister had one who’s best friend was a bird. And although technically she belonged to my sister, she chose my brother as her person and waited outside his bedroom door in the mornings.
And I had one who never weighed more than six pounds, but all the other cats and the dogs always gave her a wide berth.
In my mind, a person’s pets make up an important part of who they are. My life has certainly been made richer by the animals I’ve shared it with.
In SHRUG IT OFF, Stephen lives with the constant companionship of an angel and a devil.
Connor needed someone too, so I gave him a tortoiseshell cat named Samantha. And honestly, she was one of the most fun characters I’ve ever written.
At this stop on my tour, I would love to hear stories about the animals who have made an impact on your life.
Everyone who leaves a comment of any kind—pet story or not—will be entered in the drawings to win prizes!
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SHRUG IT OFF is available through Mischief Corner Books: https://mischiefcornerbooks.weebly.com/store/p40/Shrug_It_Off.html
All Romance Ebooks: https://www.allromanceebooks.com/product-shrugitoff-1439693-149.html
And on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00IQBF7SA
You can find Mathilde Watson (that’s me!) online at:
I tend to be a little squirrelly, but my friends still love me anyway. ;)