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#Asmsg #Bynr Nov═►Last week to win a paperback copy of Third Time’s The Charm!


This is the last week to enter the Goodreads Giveaway of Third Time’s The Charm  (open to US, UK, and Canada)!

Please click on the cover below to be taken to the Giveaway and enter to win one of THREE paperbacks!!

While you’re there, please add the book to your To Read list, because EVERYONE who is entered in the giveaway and added the book to their To-Read shelf has a chance to win 1 of 10 digital copies of Third Time’s The Charm! After Goodreads picks their three winners, I will randomly pick TEN more winners, and message you via your Goodreads account for your free digital version.

(Please remember it is necessary to read First, I Love You and Second of All prior to Third Time’s The Charm.)

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Ends November 15th!

As always, thank you for your support!

#Asmsg #Bynr Nov═►Want a chance to win a signed copy of Third Time’s The Charm?


The last week or so I have put a great deal of thought into how wonderful my fans are. And I’m not talking about my family and friends who happen to be fans of my writing, I’m talking about perfect strangers who take the time to tweet me, send inboxes, or write a review. It amazes me and fills me with deep gratitude.

SO, I have changed my Goodreads Giveaway of Third Time’s The Charm to include my Canadian and UK fans. Please click on the cover to be taken to the Giveaway and enter to win one of THREE signed paperbacks (while you’re there please add the book to your To Read list, or rate it if you’ve already read it!):

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Ends November 15th!

As always, thank you for your support!

#ASMSG #BYNR Nov > NEW BOOK RELEASE: Third Time’s The Charm (Downey #3)


THIRD TIME’S THE CHARM

The Downey Trilogy #3

Adult Contemporary Fiction: Family Drama/Romantic Suspense

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Once to Begin, Twice to Bind, and Third Time’s The Charm…

Of all the things Mickey Downey has accomplished in his life, successfully quitting his vices is the one thing he hasn’t been able to master. For the first time Mickey is free to have both Mary and Tommy in his life, yet he’s never been closer to being pulled back into the criminal world. While Tommy, Ginny and James work overtime to expose a nefarious plot threatening all of them, Kiki and Maeve Downey are hatching their own plots to make Mickey’s dreams come true. With shenanigans afoot in every aspect of Mickey’s life, he may be forced to pick up the weapons he promised Mary he would leave behind in order to protect his children. Can Mary finally accept he might never truly be free of it or will Mickey’s enemies once again succeed in tearing them apart?

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It is necessary to read First, I Love You (Downey #1) and Second of All (Downey #2) prior to reading Third Time’s The Charm.

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And now, An EXCLUSIVE (never before seen) excerpt from Third Time’s The Charm:

When her gaze finally lifted to his, his face was blank. The only emotion vaguely present was resignation. The same little devil that had prompted her to invite him to supper with Jack and Claire on her last visit took over. She lifted her chin.

“I’ll stay with you. Ten minutes for every question you answer truthfully.”

“Why? So you can act outraged again and run away?”

“Run away?” Mary’s heart was running so fast in her chest her ribs actually ached. “I’m not running away. And I’ve a right to be upset with what you’ve told me.”

His eyebrows contracted faintly but he continued to stare at her blankly. She walked forward and grabbed the box from his hands. She knew it was his surprise at the action more than anything that had him letting loose.

“These are mine. You meant them for me. You might want to lie to yourself they were meant for you, but the lying to me stops today. Now,” Mary finished firmly.

She ignored the slightly outraged, stunned look on his face and marched towards the door.

“You want to know the truth, Mary?”

She turned back around at the marked anger in his voice. He had only rarely been angry with her. They had fought like cats and dogs that last year they were together but he had always fought with a detached sort of disdain and condescension, only rarely with anger.

He stood up slowly, his eyes burning, nostrils flaring.

“Well, here’s the truth, Mary, and don’t go crying because it’s not what you wanted to hear. I’m as sick of that as you are of the lies. The truth is I didn’t want to retire. Not the first time, not this last time, not ever. I moved mountains to try and be with you and Tommy and it didn’t work. Then I asked you what would work and did that, and all it’s done is put all of us at risk, and you’re still playing games. Tormenting me.”

“Tormenting you!”

“Yes, Goddamn it! Dates, conditions, games. Here’s some more truth, Mary. I hate being retired. I hate relying on Carlo and the fucking cops and I hate being good. I miss the rush of making money, being in charge, breaking the law. Is that enough truth for you? When will it be enough sacrifices for you? When are you going to sacrifice something for me?”

Mary thought maybe it was the trembling from her emotions but it took her several seconds to really grasp he’d said that. She continued to stand there for a full minute. How could he be so clueless?

“Sacrifice? Are you serious? I sacrificed my entire life to be your mistress. The first four years of our child’s life were spent living a lie. I sacrificed the joy of a family unit, I raised our son alone.”

“By choice.”

“I have been alone because I couldn’t risk anyone finding out who his father really was! I sacrificed my young and pretty years on the RUN! I sacrificed finding love and having a real family, having more children. Now I’m a dumpy middle aged woman with a grown man for a son. I just sold the home I worked myself to the bone to earn to move here! I sacrificed everything!”

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About the Author:

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www.GenevieveDewey.com

(Get missing scenes and supplemental flash fiction!)

Twitter ~ Facebook ~ Goodreads ~ Pinterest ~ Google+ ~ YouTube ~ Amazon

Genevieve Dewey is the author of The Downey Trilogy and the Downey spinoff short romances featuring Katelyn & Dominic (The Bird Day Battalion and The V-Day Aversion). She is a wife, mother, sister, friend and Anthropologist. She is also an unapologetic lover of chocolate, bourbon, high heels, guns, and spending hours getting lost in research. Gen lives in Nebraska with her husband and three children. Her books include:

The Downey Trilogy

First, I Love You

Second of All

Third Time’s The Charm

Short Romances

The Bird Day Battalion (Free everywhere!)

The V-Day Aversion

Coming Soon

The Good Life ( A Dom & Kate Novel)

REMINDER! Tons of Downey Trilogy book deals going on! Links inside! #asmg #Oct═►


There are numerous opportunities to win some books (including all THREE of The Downey Trilogy!) in October!

I am having a sale at Amazon on the Kindle version of First, I Love You (ends October 7th!) for only $.99. If you already have it, you can always gift it to a friend. If you don’t have a Kindle, you can download the free Kindle App for your iPad, Phone, or computer.

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Giveaways:

First, For The Love of Fiction offers an opportunity to win an eBook pair of First, I Love You and Second of All (Downey 1&2).

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Ends October 8th!!

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Second, the Great Pumpkin Escape Giveaway organized by bestselling romance author RL Mathewson. In that giveaway you have an opportunity to win a signed paperback of First, I Love You complete with swag pack.

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You can also enter via my Facebook page!

Ends October 24th!

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Third, I’ve created a Rafflecopter to give you a chance to win one of two signed paperbacks:

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Ends October 13th.

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Last, but of course not least, please head over to Goodreads and add Third Time’s The Charm to your To Read list, then enter the giveaway to win one of THREE signed paperbacks:

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Ends November 15th!

As always, thank you for your support!

LOVE The Downey Trilogy? Want to win a signed copy? Step inside little fly…


Just a reminder of the opportunities you have to win a signed copy of The Downey Trilogy books!

1) The Great Pumpkin Escape Giveaway organized by bestselling romance author RL Mathewson offers an opportunity to win one signed paperback of First, I Love You complete with swag pack.

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You can also enter via my Facebook page!

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2) I’ve created a Rafflecopter to give you a chance to win one of TWO signed paperbacks of Second of All:

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(Click image to enter–Ends October 13th)

You have several options to pad your entry, and remember, if you’ve already liked these Facebook pages, all you have to do is choose that option and it enters you! You can also choose the ‘tweet about this giveaway’ daily.

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3) I’ve listed a Giveaway at Goodreads! You have an opportunity to win one of THREE signed copies of Third Time’s The Charm!  Please, while you are there, add it to your “To Read” list if you haven’t already. 🙂

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And GUESS WHAT?!?!?!?!?!

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First, I Love You the Kindle version will be ON SALE for only $.99 the first week of October at Amazon!! No, for real. Because I love you.

Bookmark the link http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008FZKTOO until then.

If you’ve already bought the Kindle version, this would be a great gift to give someone else! How often can you buy a friend a whole novel for a dollar?!

Best of luck to you all!

*smooches*

 

#ASMSG COVER REVEAL: Third Time’s The Charm (Downey 3) |#SEP #BYNR|


THIRD TIME’S THE CHARM

The Downey Trilogy #3

Adult Contemporary Fiction: Family Drama/Intrigue/Romance

Expected Release: October 31st, 2013

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Once to Begin, Twice to Bind, and Third Time’s The Charm…

Of all the things Mickey Downey has accomplished in his life, successfully quitting his vices is the one thing he hasn’t been able to master. For the first time Mickey is free to have both Mary and Tommy in his life but yet he’s never been closer to being pulled back into the criminal world. While Tommy, Ginny and James work overtime to expose a nefarious plot threatening all of them, Kiki and Maeve Downey are hatching their own plots to make Mickey’s dreams come true. With shenanigans afoot in every aspect of Mickey’s life, he may be forced to pick up the weapons he promised Mary he would leave behind in order to protect his children. Can Mary finally accept he might never truly be free of it or will Mickey’s enemies once again succeed in tearing them apart?

Excerpt:

Mary lifted her head and stared dully at his body lounging against the door frame, hands in his pockets, as usual. She was so permeated with emotion and memories and her eyes stung with that dry wetness of too many tears, she couldn’t bother to feel shame at being caught. She said the first thing on her mind.

“You—you never sent them,” Mary stopped and swallowed. “How come you never mailed them to me?”

Michael came and sat on the bed next to her. When the mattress dipped to accommodate him, her hip tilted into his and she put a hand out onto his thigh to brace herself. His left hand reached out and covered hers, tracing the faint wrinkles on her knuckles. His other hand reached across and gently took the box from her lap.

“I didn’t know where you were. But even if I had, I wouldn’t have. I couldn’t. They were never meant for you to see. I thought by writing them I could somehow exorcise you from my heart, get the memories out of my head.”

“But… After you found us and you started writing Tommy…”

“It was easier with him. There was no resentment and pain with the guilt, just love. We’re family. It was my duty as his father to make sure he knew his siblings at the very least. When I wrote to him it felt like a gift. With you…” his voice trailed off and she could tell by the tightness in his tone he was battling his emotions. “I knew after I saw you again, there would never be a day when I didn’t love you. And I no longer wanted to cut you out of my heart.”

She turned her head and looked into his eyes. They were bloodshot but otherwise dry.

“Oh, Michael,” Mary’s voice broke and his face blurred again from her tears. She wiped them impatiently. She moved her body so she could face him more directly. “Don’t you know how much I would have given to have known even half of this?”

His lips tightened and his gaze dropped to their hands.

“I thought you did know, Mary. I tried the best I could to show you what you meant to me. Words are cheap. I spent my days lyin’ to people. You know I’m damn good at it. I thought, with you, the words weren’t as important as showing you. When we were together in Brooklyn, you had all of me. All of the real me. The rest of the world had the smoke and mirrors.”

She reached up her hand and laid it flat against his chest. His heart was racing. He grabbed her hand and pressed it to his lips. She scooted closer and laid her head against his neck. She could feel the sinews of his muscles and bones and his breathing seemed labored.

“Spend the night with me. We’ve wasted so much time. You said you came for me. I’m tired of this dance, so tired,” Michael stopped. She lifted her head and watched him grit his teeth before he continued. “I’m done with it. Done with being a gentleman. We can go on as many dates as you like, but I’m not going to be under the same roof with you and not have you in my bed.”

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It is necessary to read First, I Love You (Downey #1) and Second of All (Downey #2) prior to reading Third Time’s The Charm.

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About the Author:

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www.GenevieveDewey.com

(Get missing scenes and supplemental flash fiction!)

Twitter ~ Facebook ~ Goodreads ~ Pinterest ~ Google+ ~ YouTube ~ Amazon

Genevieve Dewey is the author of The Downey Trilogy and the Downey spinoff short romances featuring Katelyn & Dominic (The Bird Day Battalion and The V-Day Aversion). She is a wife, mother, sister, friend and Anthropologist. She is also an unapologetic lover of chocolate, bourbon, high heels, guns, and spending hours getting lost in research. Gen lives in Nebraska with her husband and three children. Her books include:

The Downey Trilogy

First, I Love You

Second of All

Third Time’s The Charm

Short Romances

The Bird Day Battalion (Free everywhere!)

The V-Day Aversion

 

Countdown to Third Time’s The Charm: Want to win a book or two?


There are going to be numerous opportunities to win some books (mine included!) in the next month and a half before Third Time’s the Charm is released.

First, ending JUST in time for the release of Third Time’s The Charm, is the Great Pumpkin Escape Giveaway organized by bestselling romance author RL Mathewson. In that giveaway you have an opportunity to win a signed paperback of First, I Love You complete with swag pack.

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You can also enter via my Facebook page!

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Second of All (*grin*), every month For The Love of Fiction, a group I am happy to work with on a regular basis, hosts a giveaway via Facebook starting the first day of the month and running a week. You have an opportunity to win an eBook pair of First, I Love You and Second of All (Downey 1&2) by entering that giveaway. The next one will start October 1st, but hop on over and “like” their page so you don’t miss out. Even if you don’t win my books you could find a new author you love just as much if not more (*gasp* Blasphemy!).

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But what if I want to win a paperback copy of Second of All, you ask?

I’ve created a Rafflecopter to give you a chance to win one of two signed paperbacks (ending October 13th):

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You have several options to pad your entry, and remember, if you’ve already liked these Facebook pages, all you have to do is choose that option and it enters you! You can also choose the ‘tweet about this giveaway’ daily.

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Last, but of course not least, please head over to Goodreads and add Third Time’s The Charm to your To Read list. As soon as I get my paperback ISBN I will list a giveaway for that book! 🙂

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And don’t forget, periodically I will be having contests and whatnot on my Facebook page for postcards, giftcards, etc.

Slainte!

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Third Time’s The Charm (Downey #3)


Did you know that you can read the entire prologue to Third Time’s The Charm right here on my website? Yep! Right there in the static page tabs above. I’ve included it as a link here for those of you I know like to stay unspoiled!

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Expected release date sometime in October.

(Fingers and toes crossed.)

 

In other news, I will be on Jack and Dave’s morning Radio show this Thursday the 18th around 8:40am CST on KLIN 1400/ 94.5 FM out of Lincoln, NE. You can find them online here: http://www.klin.com/pages/7699995.php and you can listen online to KLIN here: http://player.streamtheworld.com/liveplayer.php?callsign=KLINAM#Main