Tuesday, May 21, 2013

The Do Over by A.L. Zaun ~ Excerpt & Giveaway

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Title:  The Do Over
Author: A.L. Zaun
Release date: May 20, 2013
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Age Group:  Adult
Event organized by: AToMR Tours

Book Description:

Life doesn’t look like it’s supposed to for Dani Ruiz, a hopeless romantic. After a painful and sudden break-up with Rick Marin—who she thought was the One—Dani hides away from reality, retreating to a world of fiction, preferring book boyfriends over the hassles of a relationship.

After almost two years of watching Dani in a holding pattern, her friends stage an intervention and force her back into the real world of dating.

Unexpectedly, Dani meets Liam Lucas, a down-to-earth firefighter. He might be the person to show her she’s still worth something. Dani’s hesitant to trust her heart with another man, but their instant and electric chemistry is something she can’t deny.

As Dani starts to believe that she’s found her real-life book boyfriend, Rick decides that he’ll go to any lengths to get her back. Seeing Rick as a changed man makes Dani question everything.

Can Dani trust her patched-up heart with Liam?

Or has Rick transformed into the man she’s always wanted?

Told from various points of views, The Do Over is a story of second chances and new beginnings.

 Book Trailer:



“What about my kiss?” She pouted with a hand on her hip. 

My eyes were trained on her lips. They were begging for my attention, and I wanted to give it to them.

“Baby…” I took a deep breath. “If I kiss you now, I won’t be able to stop.” 
I wanted her. There was no doubt about it. She drove me insane and turned me on. There was nothing more that I wanted than to be with her. From the moment I saw her until probably the day I took my last breath, my desire would burn for her.

She moved toward me with an exotic look in her eyes, almost like a tiger about to catch her prey. “I want my hello kiss.” 

My girl liked playing with fire. Good thing that was my specialty. 

“I warned you,” I said, keeping my eyes focused on hers. 

I could feel my heart beating faster in my chest. I had to clear my head. I could just kiss her hello. I could do this. Although I couldn’t stop thinking about the other night, feeling her squirming under my touch, I reminded myself that she deserved our first time to be special. 

Licking her lips, she smiled and let out a sexy laugh. 

I was a goner.

About the author:

A.L. Zaun graduated from Florida International University with a degree in English Literature a long time ago.  A degree she didn’t use at all in her professional endeavors.  She loves to read, write and take pictures.  She walks around with her camera, and most importantly she has her e-reader available at all times.  Healthcare Management by day, Mommy in the evening and most nights, you can find her sitting in front of her laptop with a bottle of Diet Pepsi, bringing the voices in her head to life on the pages of her debut novel, The Do Over. 


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  2. Lets try this again. I hate when I have typos. This is a great excerpt and the book sounds good too. Thanks for sharing.

  3. I am really looking forward to reading this!

  4. I totes want to read this one! SOUNDS SO GOOD! :)

  5. Thanks for the giveaway! This book sounds amazing! <3