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Cover Reveal – Truth In Time by Sara Shirley

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TRUTH IN TIME by Sara Shirley

GENRES: Romance, Suspense

RELEASE DATE: Feb. 2016

– SYNOPSIS –

The truth always happened.

Noelle Watson, a talented young artist, had finally found happiness in Savannah with her loving husband Jak Watson, a successful businessman and Southern gentleman.

With a beautiful daughter, their lives were complete until a secret from the past threatened to tear their world apart. Jak was the keeper of lies, and revealing them could cost him everything.

Was it easier to let his family go or finally confess to his mistakes?

When time ran out and truths were revealed, one question remained: Could Noelle trust Jak with her heart, or would she be swayed into the arms of another?

Noelle was about to discover that those closest to her might have been the ones who betrayed her from the very beginning.

In the eyes of the ones we loved, the truth had the power to kill, to heal, and also to destroy. Who would be left standing when time ran out?

With each hour that passed, another secret was revealed.

Tick tock…

– COVER DESIGNER –

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– ABOUT THE AUTHOR: SARA SHIRLEY –

Sara Shirley lives just outside of Boston, Ma. She resides with her husband and one cat named Whiskey.

She has been an avid reader for several years and began writing her first novel in January 2014. Frozen Barriers was released in May 2014 and began as one book. Fans and readers spoke and one book morphed into the Barriers Series and a new found passion for writing.

Outside of reading and writing she enjoys traveling, photography, hanging out with close friends, wine tasting, and listening to music.

Her favorite places include Savannah, GA, Breckenridge, CO, and Portland, OR. She hopes to someday travel to Paris, France and also attend the Glastonbury Festival in the UK.

She loves coffee, high heels, watching Supernatural, Sons of Anarchy, Game of Thrones, and is addicted to all things related to The Hunger Games. Her favorite bands include Imagine Dragons, Sunset Sons, James Bay, Florence and the Machine, The Black Keys, The Avett Brothers and the Civil Wars.

Sara enjoys lazy summer days at the beach, relaxing by a fire with a good book in the winter and hanging out with her book buddies.

Blog Tour – Hidden Barriers by Sara Shirley

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SynopsisHidden Barriers is book two in the Barriers Series and is considered a stand-alone and doesn’t contain a cliffhanger. Some scenes do overlap with Frozen Barriers. It’s suggested to read Frozen Barriers first, simply to understand the characters history more.

Josh & Sam’s Story

Love has been hiding for too long. What happens when it reveals itself?

Josh Page, a Massachusetts State Trooper, wants nothing more than to put his first love behind him. His career is all he’s ever known for the last ten years. Seeing her is a constant reminder of what he could have had if he had not put his career first years ago.

Relationships and dating women have never been part of his lifestyle. He continues to have meaningless sex with women as an attempt to distance himself from his past. That is until he opens the door and a sassy roller derby girl stares back up at him.

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Samantha Daley’s past haunts her. After college, she spends years building a new life with new friends, roller derby, and a bustling business under her feet. Her past suddenly comes rushing back after just one phone call.

Afraid to love, she never imagines a life where one man can turn her world inside out and make her reevaluate what she wants in her future. Almost instantly, she’s attracted to the man in front of her. He pushes her trust to a new level and is willing to take a chance with her.

Will Sam be able to handle the reminders of her troubled past enough for her to be with Josh, or will it be Josh’s secrets that threaten to tear them apart in the end?

**For mature audiences. 18+. This book contains sexual and abusive situations, and strong language.**

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JOSH

The feeling of sleeping in your own bed is comforting in and of itself. When you fall asleep in the arms of a beautiful woman, that’s peace. The moment you wake up next to the woman who’s quickly taking your heart in her hands, comfort and peace cease to exist. This is absolute euphoria.

I’ve been lying here watching her sleep for a while now. The sun has been slowly creeping its way into the room through her windows, illuminating the glass chandelier over her bed. Rainbow prisms dance against her walls as I gently push aside a stray hair, so I can just watch her sleep.

I already knew I was quickly falling for her, but after last night, I knew she was it for me. Yeah, true, we’ve only known each other for a short time, but when you know, you know. There is still so much about her that’s a mystery, but I could spend the rest of my days willing to find out.

Lying here, facing her, I push that pesky stray hair from her face again and wonder how it was that any man, let alone her ex-boyfriend, could ever want to hurt her. The heinous things he did sickens me. What could have run through his head to want to take her life? She’s the most angelic creature, and I have to wonder what could have been.

Where would I be now if Stone actually succeeded in killing her that night? My body tenses immediately at the idea of her not being here with me. Even now, I don’t have any power to help keep that asshole behind bars, but I’m definitely going to find out everything I can about the fucker, and I will protect Sam the best I can. If that means giving my life for her, then I’ll do it. If I already took an oath to serve and protect strangers, I will gladly put my life on the line for her.

Sam & Josh

SAM

I move away from Josh who continues to talk on his phone with my brother. I scuffle my heavy legs through the room over to the kitchen cabinet I need. Josh watches me with concern written all over his face, but I know there isn’t anything I can say to make him leave. If I thought not having space before this was bad, unless by some miracle they find Stone soon, there won’t be any way I can handle Josh’s overprotective nature for another week.

I pull open the cabinet and grab the bottle of Jack, foregoing the shot glass. I shut the cabinet door and twist the top off the squared bottle. As I bring the bottle to my mouth, the stinging smell hits me first before I tilt my head back and chug until I can’t take the burn anymore. I straighten my head, coughing as the burn wears off in my throat until I feel the warmth coat its way into my system. Only this isn’t what I need right now.

I stare at the bottle in my hand and start laughing hysterically before screaming at the top of my lungs. As I continue to scream and laugh, tears well in my eyes, but not before I catch sight of the girls rounding the corner to see what’s going on. Josh stands there, silently watching me mentally break down. Nick storms through the front door, most likely thinking the worst has happened, considering his hand is already on his holster ready to draw his gun. All of them think I’m losing my shit and quite possibly I am.

For three years I was safe and happy with my new life and friends. I had just found love and a future with a man who was willing to deal with all my bullshit, and in less than a few weeks, I’m back to where I was three years ago. Everything I worked so hard to overcome is disappearing in a flash.

 

Three Years

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“Live your Dreams, Follow your Heart”

Emily Cameron is America’s newest figure skating star looking for her own personal identity. Her high profile life was never her dream, it was her parents.

Jeremy Page is a minor league hockey player who always imagined himself playing for the NHL.

A chance encounter has them crossing paths after several years apart. Which way will his heart lead him? Will Emily embrace his charm?

Just when things finally fall into place, an unexpected event occurs leaving Emily reevaluating everything in her life.

Can Emily escape from under her parent’s intrusive ways and take a chance on love? Will Jeremy be able to break down the barriers that have held her back for so long?

Book 1 of the Barriers Series. This story does not have a cliffhanger.

**Mature Subject matter. 18+ due to strong language and sexual situations**

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About the AuthorA romance novel addict finds herself staying up well past her bedtime to see how the next story is going to end. Sara spends her days living on a vineyard in wine country with her husband and cat. Her family hailed from Italy where her ancestors lived in the mountains of Rocca di Cambio. A former Broadway star and champion skier whose career was cut short because of her passion for being a wine sommelier. It was on her way west where she met her husband, the President of a very influential MC in California. You can find her riding off through the vineyards on the back of a Harley almost every night.

Her passion for books has been viewed as borderline obsessive. But, when all you have is time and a bottle of wine awaiting you as the sun sets off the veranda writing became second nature.

In Vino Veritas

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NEWS – NEW ENGLAND WRITERS SIGNING WORCESTER, MA OCT. 4, 2014

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NEW ENGLAND WRITERS SIGNING

Authors from all over New England will gather in MA for a large book signing.

Genres of the signings include Contemporary Romance, Paranormal, Suspense/Thriller, Young Adult, and Women’s Fiction. Authors scheduled to sign include Renee Dyer, Shakuita Johnson, A.E. Woodward, Heidi McLaughlin, Renee Ericson, Sara Shirley, E.A. Whitehead, W. Ferraro, Lisa Beth Darling, Michelle Falanga, Danielle Bannister, Rebecca R. Cohen, Megan McCooey, Jill Cooper, T.L. Manning, Derek Dorr, Daisy Prescott, Ann Lister, Mela Remington, Antoinette Candela, Francette Phal, Diane V. Mulligan, RJ Keller, Amy Rachiele, Laura Howard, Penelope Ward, Rita Sawyer, A.J. Kane, Gayle Suzanne, N.L. Rodriguez, Steven D. Powell, Jane F McCarthy, Brianna Lee, Nicki DeStasi, Melinda Sutherland, Christa Cervone, Stephanie Monahan, and Amanda Kimberley. The listing of authors may change without notice.

Tickets will be available until September 14, 2014 for this event online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/763462

 

New England Writers Signing (NEWS)
News – New England Writers Signing
October 4, 2014

The DCU Center
50 Foster Street
Worcester, MA 01608.

Event time: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
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