It's fun to read a trilogy and see the complete story of all the featured characters, so I'm making this month's selection the Courtney Milan Hat Trick: Unraveled, better known as “Smite's Story.”
RedHeadedGirl already gave it an A, but I know so many of you want to discuss the book, so let's read and discuss, shall we?
Here's the summary: Smite Turner is renowned for his single-minded devotion to his duty as a magistrate. But behind his relentless focus lies not only a determination to do what is right, but the haunting secrets of his past—secrets that he is determined to hide, even if it means keeping everyone else at arm’s length. Until the day an irresistible woman shows up as a witness in his courtroom…
Miranda Darling isn’t in trouble…yet. But she’s close enough that when Turner threatens her with imprisonment if she puts one foot wrong, she knows she should run in the other direction. And yet no matter how forbidding the man seems on the outside, she can’t bring herself to leave. Instead, when he tries to push her away, she pushes right back—straight through his famous self-control, and into the heart of the passion that he has long hidden away…
As usual, if you use SBTBARE at checkout, you will get a 50% eBook Bucks Rebate at AllRomance.com, the official sponsor of the Sizzling Book Club. The 50% rebate at AllRomance will be valid from January 1-15, 2011. The after rebate price is $2.00 – spiffy! You can also buy a paperback copy at Amazon, or wherever you like to go book shopping.
Milan has self-published this novel, and it's available digitally and in print. I'm going to be giving away 3 digital and 3 paper copies of the book – just leave a comment specifying which one you'd like, and suggest a name for Milan's next Un-book!
Standard disclaimers apply: I am not being compensated for this giveaway. Void where prohibited. Wear a hat or your ears will be cold. Must be over 18 and wearing a balaclava to win. Comments will close in 24 hours.
I've already scheduled the chat, so you can add it to your calendars! The book club chat will be Monday 30 January at 9pm ET, and Milan will join us at 10pm ET to answer questions and cause additional mayhem.
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I really enjoyed this book, and can't wait to hear what you think. Happy reading!