Devour by Jill Cooper Blitz ~ Excerpt & Giveaway!

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I wanted to post this though I'm a day late to help spread the word about this totally cool-sounding novel by the awesome Jill Cooper. I loved her novel, 15 Minutes, the first in the Rewind series. Click here if you'd like to read my review. :)  

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Devour
Jill Cooper
Release date: May 26th 2014
Self-published

Purchase: Amazon | B&N | iTunes | Smashwords

Synopsis via Goodreads 

Life in Gloucester Massachusetts will never be the same. 

Raging storms, fierce winds, shadows shifting in the breeze. Storms are nothing new for the fishing hamlet.

But darkness has come to claim the hearts and minds of those that stand in it too long. When that happens, love will be ripped from man leaving only violence, despair, and gnashing teeth. 

Except for two. 

Roberta is a single mom, a waitress struggling to get through life after a rocky start tainted by murder and loss. Her heart years for Gabriel; a deputy living in the shadow of the chief. He's a battle weary soldier ready to settle down.

When the storm comes, when the murders start, it will be up to them to stop it before darkness isn't just an empty void.

~ Excerpt ~   

The door chimed and I glanced over, fluffing my red curls slightly. He was right on time.

With brooding wide shoulders, Deputy Gabriel Manning could fill out a uniform in all the right places. His hair was sandy brown, and soft like an ocean's wave. My heart skipped a beat in the way it had when I knew Gabriel growing up, but what girl hadn't had a crush on him?

"Deputy," I said with a smile as I poured a cup of coffee into a Styrofoam cup and attached a lid. "Danish?"

"Not today. I have to watch the calories." Gabriel smiled and patted his perfectly flat stomach. Perfectly perfect was more like it. On more than one occasion I had imagined him without his shirt. Always made me feel guilty, I wasn't ready to move on, and he just wasn't my friend. 

He was Rick's friend too.

That just made it a whole host of complicated and while I knew Gabriel should have been off-limits, nobody told my heart that. 

He took the coffee and his fingers swept across mine gently, but I knew he did it on purpose. It made me blush, but my heart sprouted wings. He had been working up to something for a while, but I never said anything. Always pretended I didn't notice. My heart shouted at me through a bullhorn to say or do anything, but the guilt stopped me. 

Guilt like I was betraying my dead soon-to-be-husband with his closest friend. Meanwhile Rick was somewhere at the bottom of Gloucester Harbor, still never found.

About the Author



Author of the YA Dream Slayer series, Jill loves to blend horror, comedy, the supernatural, and love, through her novels. A fan of genre blending, her work strives to cross boundaries, but most of all strives to entertain. 

She loves soft cuddly cats, warm blankets, and paranormal romances.

Jill resides in Massachusetts, is constantly renovating her home that she shares with her husband, young daughter, and two skittish cats.


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