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Thursday, April 23, 2015

Book Tour: Katia's Promise


On Tour with Prism Book Tours.

Katia's Promise
(Shores of Indian Lake #4)
by Catherine Lanigan
Adult Contemporary Romance
May 1st 2015 by Harlequin Heartwarming

Katia Stanislaus is a top insurance agent in Chicago, but her company is about to fold if she can't pull off a miracle. She convinces her boss to relocate to Indian Lake where she lived as a child and broke the heart of the one man whose account would be enough to save her job and her company. The only problem is that Austin McCreary has been a near recluse since the day Katia left him. Austin won't take her calls and appears set on revenge for the pain Katia has caused him. Just seeing Austin, catapaults Katia back to the time when she was 16 and so very much in love. But it was just a teenage crush, wasn't it?


Other Books in the Series

Love Shadow (The Shores of Indian Lakes)  A Fine Year for Love  (Shores of Indian Lake #3)

Links for Love Shadows
(Shores of Indian Lake #1)

Links for Heart's Desire
(Shores of Indian Lake #2)
Amazon - Barnes & NobleHarlequin

Links for A Fine Year for Love
(Shores of Indian Lake #3)

Catherine Lanigan is the bestselling author of over thirty published titles in both fiction and non-fiction, including the novelizations of Romancing the Stone and The Jewel of the Nile, as well as over half a dozen anthologies, including “Chicken Soup for the Soul: Living your Dream”, “Chicken Soup for the Writer’s Soul”, “Chocolate for a Woman’s Heart”, Chocolate for a Woman’s Spirit”. Ms. Lanigan’s novels have been translated into over a dozen languages including German, French, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Portuguese, Chinese, and Japanese. Ms. Lanigan’s novels are also available on audio-cassette, CD and on electronic format. A prolific writer, she is always writing wonderful stories. She has several titles only available in ebook format on Amazon.com Several of her titles have been chosen for The Literary Guild and Doubleday Book Clubs. Her novel, The Christmas Star, won the Gold Medal Award Top Pick from Romantic Times Magazine for December, 2002, and has also won Book of the Year Romance Gold Award from ForeWord Magazine as well as Book of the Year Romance from Reader’s Preference. In March, 2006 Divine Nudges: Tales of Angelic Intervention and the second in Lanigan’s Angel Watch series of books, was published by HCI, the Chicken Soup for the Soul publisher.



Excerpt

Katia pressed the bell again, but still no one came to the door.

As the chimes faded, Katia’s heart began hammering, and she felt short of breath. Her hands were shaking so she closed them into fists to mask her trembling. It wouldn’t be good for Austin to know he had the advantage. She was here to get him to talk to her, but every time she considered how to approach the situation, she changed her mind and altered her plan of attack. Her heart felt as if it had started moving up to her throat. She clamped her fist against her chest.

The door swung open with such force, Katia thought she’d be swept inside. “Austin.”

His blue eyes slid from her face to her balled fist over her heart. “Ah. Mea culpa. That’s a good start,” he said. His sarcasm felt sharp enough to slit her skin.

Katia suddenly felt like the most infinitesimal being on earth. Her past—their past—came slamming back to her. She had wronged Austin and hurt him so deeply, so terribly, that he’d never gotten over it. That was clear to her now. How could she ever make that up to him? He had good reason to hate her.

“What are you doing here?” he demanded.

“You wouldn’t answer my calls.” She tried to put a cheery lilt in her voice but failed miserably. “I figured you were trying to ignore me.”

“Good assumption,” he ground out.

This was going to be more difficult than she’d imagined. If she was even going to broach the insurance subject, she would have to convince him that she was truly sorry and try to regain his trust.
But would he ever believe her?

She looked at him, and as she spoke the words, she knew she’d never felt such remorse. “I’m sorry, Austin. I’m so, so sorry.”

“For what? Your telephone harassment?”

“For not going to your prom with you. For not telling you about our move to Chicago. For hurting you the way I did.”

Austin rolled his eyes and gripped the door with white knuckles. “You think I’m mad at you?”

“I can see that you are,” Katia countered, her voice growing louder.

Daisy came up behind Austin and yanked the door out of his grasp. “You gonna dump your dirty laundry all over the street? Bring it inside. Now. The both of you!”

Austin exhaled and took a step backward so she could enter the house. He wouldn’t meet her eyes and stared at the floor, seemingly lost in thought.

Was he remembering that fateful day when she had left him standing at LaGuardia? She knew he’d waited for her there, but she hadn’t been on the plane. Now she was here, literally on his doorstep, trying to apologize. Her heart was still in her throat, and she found she was just as speechless as he was.


Tour Schedule:
April 19th - Launch
April 20th - Coffee Books & Art
April 21st - Deal Sharing Aunt
April 22nd - The Written Adventure
April 28th - Mel's Shelves
May 1st - Grand Finale

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2 comments:

  1. Emily thank you for participating on my tour! I'm having so much fun!!!

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