Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Book Blast and Giveaway: Salvaging Love (Rescue Me #1) by Sara Ohlin

Welcome to my stop on the book blast for Salvaging Love by Sara Ohlin. This book blast was organized by Goddess Fish Promotions. On my stop, I have an excerpt for you as well as the tour wide giveaway for your chance to win a $20 Amazon or Barnes & Noble gift card. Be sure to stop by the other blogs on the blast for more excerpts as well as reviews. Enjoy!
Title: Salvaging Love
Series: Rescue Me #1
Author: Sara Ohlin
Publisher: Totally Bound Publishing
Publication Date: December 3rd 2019
Print Length: 296 pages
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Animals aren’t the only thing that need rescuing when a sexy veterinarian encounters a hot-headed attorney…

Perfectly content saving animals at her clinic in a charming but run-down neighborhood, veterinarian Ellie Blevins slams into new landlord, Jackson Kincaid, who plans to turn her beloved block of buildings into condos.

Intrigued by Ellie, hot-shot defense attorney Jackson gives her one month to convince him not to put his gentrification plans into progress. Attraction soon sizzles between them, but when Jackson makes his desires known, Ellie’s vulnerable heart doesn’t know what to think.

She wants to trust the sinfully handsome Jackson, just as he wants to gain her trust, but finding their way to love isn’t easy when her traumatic past and his criminal clients could sabotage their relationship for good.

Can the enchanting veterinarian and the brooding attorney fight the demons from the past…and build a new future?

“It’s not a bag of bones. It’s a block of old, historic buildings that need love and care,” she began. But standing there, taking in his polished rich-man strength, it was futile to convince him of anything. “You know what? Deal me the death blow now. I’d like to review the lease I signed before I throw in the towel and start looking for a new space and a new home, because I can tell there’s no way you and I will ever be on the same page.”

“New home?”

“What?” she said.

“You said, ‘a new space and a new home’?”

“I live in the apartment above the French Connection Bakery. Mr. and Mrs. Heely have owned it for twenty-five years.” There she was, exhausted-sharing again. And there he stood intense-staring. She closed her eyes at the craziest, weirdest conversation she’d ever had, and realized Chewie was asleep on her chest with his tiny head nuzzled in her neck. Oh, soft love, she thought, if only people were more like dogs, so trusting, kind, and loving.

“One month,” he said.

“One month to be out of—”

“I’ll give you one month to try to convince me.”

“I… What?”

“You spend time with me for the next month. We get to know each other, and you can state your case.”

“Spend time with you?” Is he insane?

“You said you wanted to try to convince me to change my mind.”

“Oh,” she whispered.
Puget Sound based writer, Sara Ohlin is a mom, wannabe photographer, obsessive reader, ridiculous foodie, and the author of the contemporary romance novels, Handling the Rancher, Salvaging Love, and the upcoming contemporary romance Seducing the Dragonfly.

She has over fifteen years of creative non-fiction and memoir writing experience, and you can find her essays at Anderbo.com, Feminine Collective, Mothers Always Write, Her View from Home, and in anthologies such as Are We Feeling Better Yet? Women Speak about Healthcare in America, Take Care: Tales, Tips, & Love from Women Caregivers, and Chicken Soup for the Soul.

Although she’s the author of many essays about life, grief, motherhood and the connections we make through delicious food and shared meals, Sara loves creating imaginary worlds with tight-knit communities in her romance novels. She credits her mother, Mary, Nora Roberts and Rosamunde Pilcher for her love of romance.

If she’s not reading or writing, you will most likely find her in the kitchen creating scrumptious meals with her two kids and amazing husband, or perhaps cooking up her next love story.

She once met a person who both “didn’t read books” and wasn’t “that into food” and it nearly broke her heart.

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  1. Good morning! My question for you today is, do you spend more time on research for your fiction or your non-fiction writing?

    1. I do research, depending on what I'm writing about. But the amount of time depends on each book or subject matter or, for example in Salvaging Love, what career my characters have. I tend to research a lot more for non-fiction.

    2. Thank you for responding, Sara. That makes a lot of sense actually.

  2. Replies
    1. I hope you do, Victoria!! I'm writing the next one in the series now!

  3. I really like the sound of this book. The cover isn't bad either.

  4. This sounds like such a good book.

  5. Interesting enjoyable read. Sounds good.

  6. thanks sounds like a great book to read

  7. I like the book cover and the book sounds interesting.

  8. Thank you for sharing your book with us and for the giveaway as well. I appreciate them both.

  9. Ellie and Jackson are interesting characters. I would love to read their story.

  10. Ohhhhh!!! Sounds like an amazing read!!

  11. Sounds like a good read! Question: Where do you get your ideas?

  12. sounds like a fun one

  13. How do you decide to name your characters?