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Monday, 3 November 2014

The Morbid & Sultry Tales of Genevieve Clare By J.B. Hartnett

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Cover Designer:  LM Creations

Release Date: October 30th

My name is Genevieve Clare, professional mourner, destined to spend my days donning a black suit and throwing myself on top of caskets for money. Sometimes I mixed it up and threw myself on top of a willing warm body instead. Finding the right warm body though, that was a different story.

Teaser Quotes

#1 - With Tony, it seemed to take a lot to get me going. When Ahren walked into a room, I wanted to smother him with my vagina.

#2 - "It was a work of art, beautiful, as if carved by the masterful, dirty, filthy hands that knew exactly what a girl like me would want."

#3 - "We’re all gonna die, Cookie. Death is the devil you know. The better you live, the more you piss him off, and he just hates that. Right now, you’re lettin’ him get his way.”

 #4 - So when I looked at him in the truck, I saw this man I’d loved for years. This time, instead of looking at him with the eyes of a silly girl, an awkward teen, a romantic young woman, or a grieving daughter…this time, I looked at him with the eyes of a woman in love. A woman who knew her heart, finally, and I knew, in that moment, nothing would ever part us again.

#5 - Now, seeing all of him, I fell a little more in love that day because, in my mind, he’d always been perfection. But no one is perfect, not in the real world. His fragility made him so in my eyes.
About Julie...
#6 - “Little pieces,” I whispered.
“Sorry?” he asked against my hair.
“Just when I think I can’t love you more, you give me another piece to add to my heart.”

#7 - “Love it when you talk to me about cement. It makes me think about your cock,” I said against his lips.

#8 - "I love you, Gen and you love me and I hope to God you have more of these skirts because I’m about to tear that fucker right off of your body.”

#9 - “I’ll share your smile, your laughter, your generosity, and your friendship, but I won’t share your body, and I won’t share your heart.”

#10 - “I’ve decided it’s worth the risk of losing you and having you for one day, than never having you at all.”

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About the Author

Julie is a Southern California native, a fan of a really good story (preferably romance with a happily ever after), really good pie (preferably pumpkin) and copious amounts of coffee (preferably Folgers).
She has always enjoyed writing and at one time thought she could be a singer songwriter...the 'writer' part is the one that stuck.
Julie is obsessed with pi...the equation(and the food). She's allergic to cats and cantaloupe and hates if you ever want to give her a gift, those are out for sure.She currently lives with her own romance hero husband and two boys in Melbourne, Australia.

5 out of 5 stars ARC for Review

Genevieve Clare has always been fascinated with death living next to the cemetery.  She seen her share of death and knowing how even people are left without anyone to mourn them when they passed away.  Gen suffered the deaths of her parents and grandmother in a deadly accident on her birthday as they were going to celebrate her birthday leaving her with no more family.

She is reunited with her childhood and love of her life at their funeral.  As they get closer and Ahearn is moving his stuff, his car breaks down so he calls his dad for help.  On the way to her place they get into an accident which kills his dad  Gen then freaks out telling him to leave since she is afraid to lose him as well and so he disappears.

She manages to cope with her best friend Rocky along the way. She becomes a professional mourner as she attends funerals playing roles and even help prepare funerals for older people who have no one left .Gen finds herself befriend them as she spends time with them bringing cake and other goodies and a few of them have known her grandmother or known Ahearn as a child.

Ahearn returns ten years later wanting her back but he knows he has to woo her over again and that he should have never left her even though he was nearby he stayed away from her. Will this time be their last time in finding happiness together or will death pull them apart?

A quirky story set around losing people and eventually finding the one before it is too late, We take for granted the simple things in life.

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