Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Lucky Surprise


What’s Jack up to? Jack’s Chilling. Working on his coolness. As if he need work. Ha!

I’m a winner!

And I’m really shocked about it since I entered the Save The Contemporary contest with my usual thought of, “well you’re not winning that.” I know, I’m an eternal optimist. I even went over to one of my favorite blogs Ramblings on Romance and saw that Kristie did not win and made a premature comment that I didn’t win either. So Embarrassing when I went to Smart Bitches Trashy Books a moment later to find that I did win a copy of the new Lisa Kleypas book Smooth Talking Stranger. Now all my usual blog readers know what a big Kleypas fan I am of both her contemporaries and her historicals. I can’t wait to get my hand on this next installment in the Travis family saga. Fun, Fun Fun!

Here’s a synopsis:


Jack Travis leads the uncomplicated life of a millionaire Texas playboy. He makes no commitments, he loves many women, he lives for pleasure. But no one has ever truly touched his heart or soul. Until one day, a woman appears on his doorstep with fury on her face and a baby in her arms. It seems Jack is the father and this woman is the baby’s aunt. The real mother has abandoned the child to her more responsible sister. And now, Jack is being called upon to take responsibility for the first time in his life. With delicious romantic tension, characters so real they walk onto the page and into your heart, Lisa Kleypas delivers the kind of novel that makes you laugh, love; cry and cheer.

Don’t you just love an unexpected surprise? I hope you get a good one today.

Best,
Kwana


17 comments:

Deidra said...

Congratulations and Happy Tuesday morning! I hope you have a great day!

Sarah Tormey said...

Congrats and Happy Reading! I'm also a fan and can't wait to hear your review.

David Dust said...

Congrats on winning!

Do you think you could pick some Lotto numbers for me?!?! :)

XOXOXOXOXO

pve design said...

Unexpected wins are the best! Sort of like betting on horses. I always think I must have something special for picking horses, and I say, it'll never win, and low and behold it comes in a winner!
I know that it was meant to be, that book for you - as you are a fan of her writing.

heidi said...

i'm hooked already! What page is the sex scene on?

Kristen Painter said...

I always love a happy surprise! So long as I'm not in my pajamas and being secretly filmed.

Ina J Offret said...

Hi Kwana! Congratulations!! And.... your Jack appears in today's Toby Tuesday!!! That little character!!! xo

Louisa Edwards said...

Congrats! Be sure and post your review! I love the savethecontemporary site.

Debra said...

Ohhh-an unexpected surprise is the best. Good for you.
I know the next time I feel like betting on the ponies-I'm bringing PVE along.

Eileen said...

Maybe I am rubbing off on you and your luck is turning around.

Yvonne said...

Don't you just love winning cool ish!? Looks like a great book, so enjoy.

Laura @ the shorehouse. said...

Good for you! Congratulations.

My unexpected surprise was Maggie’s (the dog) explosive diarrhea this morning. Lucky me! ;-)

Kristin said...

I never win contests either. So good for you for breaking the curse. I'll have to check out this one. I like Kleypas too.

Joyce said...

Congrats! Oh this book sounds yummmy! I will have to add this to my list of reading. Enjoy! xoxo

Maria Geraci said...

sounds like a great read!

Life is still beautiful........... said...

Congrats on your winning!!!! Maybe now you may be just a tad more optimistic!!! :-)

Kwana said...

dThanks for the great comments.

Laura Oh no!! I hope your luck turns around and Maggie is ok.

I wish I did have the Lotto luck David.

Heidi, I'm sure the book is jam packed with hot scenes!

Ina, I'll go and check out Mr. Jack Thanks!

I'm work on the optimism Life is Beautiful.

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