Friday, December 9, 2022

Book Blitz and Giveaway: Stolen Obsession (Annalisse Series #1) by Marlene M. Bell

Welcome to my stop on the book blitz for Stolen Obsession by Marlene M. Bell. This blitz was organized by Lone Star Book Blog Tours. On my stop, I am spotlighting the book. I also have the blitz wide giveaway for a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card, an overnight bag, a sterling necklace, and an autographed copy of the book. Be sure to visit the other stops on the blitz for more content. Enjoy!
Title: Stolen Obsession
Series: Annalisse Series #1
Author: Marlene M. Bell
Publisher: Ewephoric Publishing
Publication Date: March 20th 2018 (Revised 2022)
Print Length: 284 pages
Genre: Romantic Suspense Mystery

Manhattan antiquities appraiser Annalisse Drury dreams of a quiet life on the family farm among the sheep she loves, when her best friend is murdered. The police assume robbery is the motive because her friend’s expensive bracelet is missing. But the 500-year-old artifact is rumored to carry an ancient curse, one that unleashes evil upon any who dare wear the jewelry created for the Persian royal family—and Annalisse believes her friend is the latest victim.

Weeks later, Annalisse sees a necklace matching the stolen bracelet at a gallery opening. Convinced the necklace is part of the deadly collection, Annalisse begs the gallery’s owner to destroy the piece, but her pleas are ignored— despite the unnatural death that occurs during the opening. With two victims linked to the jewelry, Annalisse is certain she must act.

Desperate to keep the gallery owner safe, Annalisse reluctantly enlists the owner’s son to help—even though she’s afraid he’ll break her heart. Wealthy and devastatingly handsome, with a string of bereft women in his wake, Greek playboy Alec Zavos dismisses Annalisse’s concerns—until his parents are ripped from the Zavos family yacht during their ocean voyage near Crete.

Annalisse and Alec race across two oceans to save his mother, feared dead or kidnapped. As time lapses, the killer switches mode and closes in on the man who’s meant for Annalisse with the lifestyle she wants most.

But when it’s her turn as the hunted, will she choose to save Alec and his mother, or sacrifice everything to save herself?

Hold on for a heart-thumping adventure through exotic lands in this fast moving, romantic suspense mystery by Marlene M Bell.

Watch the book trailer below or by clicking here.
Marlene M. Bell is an eclectic mystery writer, artist, photographer, and she raises sheep in beautiful East Texas with her husband, Gregg, three cats and a flock of horned Dorset sheep.

The Annalisse series -- mysteries with a touch of romance -- has received numerous honors including the Independent Press Award for Best Mystery (Spent Identity) and FAPA (Florida Author’s President’s Gold Award) for two other installments, Stolen Obsession and Scattered Legacy. She also penned the first of her children's picture books, Mia and Nattie: One Great Team! based on true events from the Bell’s ranch. The simple text and illustrations are a touching tribute of compassion and love between a little girl and her lamb.

Grand Prize: $50 Amazon gift card; a Tapestry overnighter bag; sterling necklace (handmade in Greece); and an autographed copy of the updated 2022 version of Stolen Obsession by Marlene M. Bell
First Prize: Autographed copy of the updated 2022 version of Stolen Obsession by Marlene M. Bell
(US only)
(All the Ups and Downs is not responsible for this giveaway, its entries, or the prizes. The author, Marlene M. Bell, assumes all responsibility over this giveaway.)

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  1. Excited about the updated version of this book!

  2. This sounds like an interesting book and I also like the cover.

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