Welcome to the blog tour for Falling for Sarah and Saving Sophie by Cate Beauman! The tour runs July 1-29 with reviews, excerpts, interviews and guest posts. Check out the tour page for the full schedule.
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About FALLING FOR SARAH:
Widow Sarah Johnson struggled to pick up the pieces after her life was ripped apart. After two years of grieving, she’s found contentment in her thriving business as photographer to Hollywood’s A-list and in raising her angel-faced daughter, Kylee… until bodyguard and long-time friend Ethan Cooke changes everything with a searing moonlight kiss.
Sarah’s world turns upside down as she struggles with her unexpected attraction to Ethan and the guilt of betraying her husband’s memory. But when blue roses and disturbing notes start appearing on her doorstep, she has no choice but to lean on Ethan as he fights to save her from a stalker that won’t stop until he has what he prizes most.
Jewelry designer Sophie Burke has fled Maine for the anonymity of the big city. She’s starting over with a job she tolerates and a grungy motel room she calls home on the wrong side of town, but anything is better than the nightmare she left behind.
Stone McCabe is Ethan Cooke Security’s brooding bad boy more interested in keeping to himself than anything else—until the gorgeous blond with haunted violet eyes catches his attention late one rainy night.
Stone reluctantly gives Sophie a hand only to quickly realize that the shy beauty with the soft voice and pretty smile has something to hide. Tangled up in her secrets, Stone offers Sophie a solution that has the potential to free her from her problems once and for all—or jeopardize both of their lives.
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Read an Excerpt:
“I took care of it. That piano shit’s spooky, man.”
Eric rolled his eyes at the fool’s assessment of an excellent composition. Some people didn’t appreciate true art. “Did she get the point?”
“Oh yeah, definitely—scared shitless. As soon as I played it, she started punching at the elevator button, practically crawling out of her skin.”
“Perfect. I’ll be in touch.” He hung up, chuckling as he used the remote to turn up Rachmaninoff’s Prelude in C Sharp Minor. Closing his eyes, he sipped his whiskey, resting his head against dark, soft leather, savoring the thrill of Sophie being afraid. Now if only he’d been able to see for himself… He missed watching her guarded eyes sharpen with caution then widen with fear when she knew she’d done something stupid.
His smile dimmed as he set his glass back on the desk. The agreement he’d signed had put him in a bit of a spot, but nothing was impossible—not when it mattered. And this most certainly did. He’d assured his attorney he would keep his distance, which he was. He was leaving her alone, but that didn’t mean Sophie couldn’t be reminded on a regular basis of who was in charge of her life.
Sighing his contentment, he opened his eyes, looking over the daily report on Sophie’s whereabouts, which David had sent along several hours ago. He scanned the update and scrolled down to the pictures, shaking his head at Sophie wearing a dark-blue halter-top and fitted jeans, lunching with Abigail Quinn and Lily Thomas. She’d certainly turned herself into a glamour queen with those ridiculous outfits he never would have allowed. There were more photos of her in her new store on Rodeo Drive with some longhaired woman—Wren Campbell, David reported in his notes.
He moved to the shots from three days ago when she wore jeans and a ratty t-shirt, rolling paint on a wall. He grit his teeth as he looked at another. Stone McCabe had a foolish yellow kerchief in his hair while he and Sophie wrapped their arms around each other, smiling, in paint-splotched clothing. There were other images of the happy couple in their piece-of-crap house on the cliffs, cozied up on their couch late at night. He clicked on the picture from David’s high-powered lens, focusing on the cheap wedding band Stone wore resting against the skin of Sophie’s thigh. “Bastard.”
Mr. McCabe had stolen what was rightfully his. He’d earned every damn dime of that money, feeding and clothing Sophie—just putting up with her for more than two years. And he would have it. Eleven more months and a few odd days and the five million dollars would be his. Sophie would come back to him because she wouldn’t have a choice. He would make sure of it. In the meantime, there was nothing wrong with letting her know, as often as possible, that her time was coming. Sophie McCabe would pay.
About the Author:
International bestselling author Cate Beauman is known for her full-length, action-packed romantic suspense series, The Bodyguards of L.A. County. Her novels have been nominated for the National Excellence in Romance Fiction Award, National Indie Excellence Award, Golden Quill Award, Writers Touch Award, and have been named Readers Favorite Five Star books. In 2015, JUSTICE FOR ABBY was selected as the Readers’ Favorite International Book Award Gold Medalist, while SAVING SOPHIE took the Silver Medal. SAVING SOPHIE was also selected as the 2015 Readers Crown Award winner for Romantic Suspense and FALLING FOR SARAH received the silver medal for the 2014 Readers’ Favorite Awards.Cate makes her home in North Carolina with her husband, two boys, and their St. Bernards, Bear and Jack.
Cate makes her home in North Carolina with her husband, two boys, and their St. Bernards, Bear and Jack. Currently Cate is working on Deceiving Bella, the eleventh novel in her popular Bodyguards series.
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