Karen’s Killer Book Bench: Me + You by Brenda Gayle

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 読書KAREN’S KILLER BOOK BENCH: Welcome to Karen’s Killer Book Bench where readers can discover talented new authors and take a peek inside their wonderful books. This is not an age-filtered site so all book peeks are PG-13 or better. Come back and visit often. Happy reading!

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ME + YOU
A Candy Hearts Romance
BY BRENDA GAYLE

Blurb

Teacher Lori Tait has always wanted a family, but now she’s 40, she’s pretty much decided all the good men are taken. Instead, she devotes herself to her students, particularly one little girl whose struggle with math seems inconsistent with an otherwise brilliant and artistic mind.

Mark Wilder hadn’t planned to become a father, but when a fling resulted in his daughter, Grace, he whole-heartedly embraced the role. Raised in a family of boys, what does he know about women and girls? Once he learns of Grace’s inability to comprehend basic math, he welcomes the role of tutor as a way to connect with his daughter; the opportunity to spend time with her sexy teacher is an added bonus.

When Lori cracks the mystery of Grace’s problem Mark’s world is thrown into turmoil; he’s the last person who can help his daughter. He pushes everyone away, confirming Lori’s theory about men. Grace, however, has other plans. Using her new-found understanding of math, she sets out to prove to her father and teacher that, together, they add up to the perfect match.

ME + YOU
A Candy Hearts Romance
BY BRENDA GAYLE

“…if I wait much longer I will be too old to be accepted into an IVF program.”

“I could give you one of my kids on a rotating basis.” Sharon grinned. “You could take a different one every week. Heck, I’d even throw in Tom for a week, he’s almost as bad as the young ones.”

“I’m serious!”

“I know.” Sharon sobered. “But raising a child isn’t easy, especially if you have to do it on your own. For all I rag on Tom about being a big kid, I couldn’t manage without him.”

“Lots of women do it,” Lori said stubbornly.

“True,” Sharon conceded. She took a sip of her drink and then seriously observed Lori over the rim of her cup. “Okay.” She put the cup down on the table and sat up straighter. “But if you’re determined to have a child, don’t do in vitro. Find some sexy hot stud and, at least, have the fun of doing it the old-fashioned way.”

Lori gagged on a mouthful of mochaccino, trying not to spit it out with laughter. “And where do you think I will find such a specimen?” she asked when she managed to compose herself.

Sharon shrugged. “What about Mr. Tall, Dark, and Yummy?” She pointed over Lori’s shoulder.

Lori swiveled in her chair and found herself staring at the crotch of a poster-sized Mark Wilder exiting one of his famous purple Jeeps. She quickly raised her gaze to the familiar stubbled chin and deep brown eyes, but not before she felt the crimson rush of embarrassment flood her face. He was the only man she’d met recently that looked better than his picture. Take a Trip to the Wild Side with Sedona’s Wilder Jeep Tours, the poster proclaimed.

Yessiree, if she was picking a partner on looks alone, she’d definitely take a trip to the wild side with him.

Meet the Author, Brenda Gayle… Brenda

I’ve been a writer all my life but returned to my love of fiction after more than 20 years in the world of corporate communications–although some might argue there is plenty of opportunity for fiction-writing there, too. I have a Master’s degree in journalism and an undergraduate degree in psychology. A fan of many genres, I am drawn to contemporary romance and enjoy creating deeply emotional stories with elements of mystery and suspense.

I live in eastern Ontario with my wonderful husband, two fabulous children, a rescued cat, two Siberian Huskies, and assorted aquatic wildlife.

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Links to Brenda’s website, blog, books, etc.

Link to Follow Tour:
http://www.tastybooktours.com/2015/11/me-you-by-brenda-gayle.html

Goodreads Link:
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/28238422-me-you?ac=1&from_search=1

Buy Links:

Amazon:
Me + You (A Candy Hearts Romance)

B&N:
http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/me-you-brenda-gayle/1123131806?ean=2940157960940

Kobo:
https://store.kobobooks.com/ebook/me-you-1

iTunes:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/me-+-you/id1067614813?mt=11

Author Links:

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11 Responses to Karen’s Killer Book Bench: Me + You by Brenda Gayle

  1. Tina Peterson says:

    Hi Brenda, thank you for the awesome giveaway!
    You’re a new to me author and I’m looking forward to reading your work.

  2. Karen Docter says:

    Good morning, Brenda, and welcome to Karen’s Killer Book Bench. I want a purple jeep. Just sayin’! 🙂 Thanks for sharing your new release with us today.

  3. Crystal, Tasty Book Tours says:

    Thank you for hosting ME + YOU today!

  4. Rose Arbor says:

    Hi, Brenda! Your book sounds great and thanks for the fabulous giveaway.

  5. Added to my Goodreads shelf! thanks, Karen, for the intro…I’d not had the pleasure of meeting Brenda before and I love the excerpt….I’ll be reading this, one way or the other…

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