Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Blurb Blitz and Giveaway: Lone Warrior by Bobbi Smith

Welcome to my stop on the blurb blitz for Lone Warrior by Bobbi Smith. The blitz was organized by Goddess Fish Promotions. On my stop, I have an excerpt from the book. There's also a tour wide giveaway for a chance to win a $10 Amazon or Barnes & Noble gift card. Be sure to follow the rest of the blitz for more content. Enjoy!
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Title: Lone Warrior
Author: Bobbi Smith
Publisher: Montlake Romance
Publication Date: August 6th 2013
Print Length: 294 pages
Genre: Historical Romance
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Taken captive in a Comanche raid, terrified Marissa Williams awaits her fate alone in a tipi. Wind Ryder enters his tipi to find the chief’s gift of the blond beauty. Once a captive himself, Wind Ryder understands her fear. How can he protect his terrified prisoner from the other men in the village who see her as nothing more than an object for their pleasure?

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EXCERPT:
As the villagers gathered to watch Wind Ryder break the wild stallion, Marissa knew this was her only chance to escape. It would be dangerous, but she had to try. She moved to the back of the crowd without drawing attention to herself. Her heart beat wildly as she imagined herself free from the Comanche at last.

Wind Ryder smiled confidently. He reached down and patted the proud horse’s lathered neck as cheers arose from those watching. Dismounting, he handed the reins to another warrior and went to speak with his father and Black Eagle. He looked around as they spoke and realized Shining Spirit was gone. Knowing how badly she wanted to escape, he went to look for her without a word to the other men.

Marissa tried not to get too excited as she stayed along the bank of the stream where the foliage was the heaviest. The terrain grew rockier, and she was glad. It made her trail harder to follow. She rushed on, thinking only of being reunited with her family. 

And then the fierce warrior Bear Claw appeared before her. She tried to get away, but he grabbed her and brutally threw her to the ground.

“My father should never have given you to Wind Ryder,” he snarled, groping her.

Marissa fought as violently as she could to escape. This was her greatest terror. Thoughts of Wind Ryder came to her. Her warrior hadn’t abused her. She desperately searched the ground beside her and grabbed a rock, swinging it at him. Her blow caught him alongside his head and he viciously hit her.

“You will pay for that!”

Wind Ryder found her tracks near the stream and realized there was another set of tracks covering hers—tracks that belonged to a man. The realization that he was worried about her startled him. Just the thought that someone might harm her infuriated him. A vision of his golden captive played in his mind.

The sound of a distant cry came to him and he charged forward. The scene he came upon put him in a mindless rage. Wind Ryder threw himself at Bear Claw and knocked him away from Shining Spirit.

“She is mine! You do not take what is mine!”
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
After working as a department manager for Famous-Barr, and briefly as a clerk at a bookstore, Bobbi gave up on career security and began writing. She sold her first book to Zebra in 1982.

Since then, Bobbi has written over 40 books and 6 novellas. To date, there are more than five million copies of her novels in print. She has been awarded the prestigious Romantic Times Storyteller Award and two Career Achievement Awards. Her books have appeared on the New York Times Best Seller List, the USA Today Best Seller List and the Wal-Mart Best Seller List.

The rights to Ms. Smith’s books have been sold to China, France, Germany, India, Israel, Russia and Sweden. Bobbi has also written two faith-based contemporary novels – Haven and Miracles – using the pseudonym Julie Marshall.

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GIVEAWAY:
Bobbi Smith will be awarding a $10 Amazon or Barnes & Noble gift card to a randomly drawn winner via Rafflecopter. To increase your chance of winning, leave a comment at a different blog participating in the blurb blitz each day. Good luck!
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56 comments:

  1. Looks like an interesting book.
    Thanks for the contest. 

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  2. I like the cover. It has very nice artwork.

    abfantom at yahoo dot com

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  3. Hi! I hope everybody enjoys Lone Warrior!

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  4. Sounds like a good read. I like the cover

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  5. beautiful cover, congrats on the release

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  6. I like the cover sounds like a great book to read too.

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  7. I recently read Lone Warrior and loved it! Can't wait to read another one from Bobbi Smith.

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    1. Thank you! I'm so thrilled that you enjoy my stories!

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    1. Usually it takes me about six months, although my very first book took two years. :) I never dreamed I'd sell it, I was just writing for the joy of it. That was Rapture's Rage.

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  9. Thank you for sharing the excerpt.

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  10. Interesting story, sounds like a well written book.

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  11. Bobbi Smith is one of my favorite authors. I can’t put her books down once I start them.

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  12. I enjoyed the excerpt. Thank you for the giveaway!

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  13. Thanks for the great excerpt! The book looks very interesting.

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  14. nice book cover and the book sounds interesting.

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  15. Nice cover. It sounds like a really interesting book. Thank you for sharing.

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  16. What advice do you have for new writers?

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    1. For aspiring writers - live your dream. It's so much fun to create your own characters and take them on an adventure. These days with ebooks and self-publishing, I say go for it! Do your research, though. It's important to be accurate, especially with historicals. I had a lot of fun researching my stories. I love history.

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  17. What was your proud accomplishment as a writer?

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  18. What is your hometown's creepiest story?

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  19. Congrats on your new release!

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  20. sounds like a fun one

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  21. Congrats on your new release! It sounds great.

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  22. I love historical romances and this sounds really good!

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