Friday, August 3, 2012

The Wild Ones by M. Leighton ~ Excerpt & GIVEAWAY

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It's kinda been a Wild Ones week for me!!! Teaser, swoon and now this - but it's a fabulous read and deserves the blog space.

The Wild Ones

Passion as hot as midnight in the South and love as wild as the horses they tame.

Camille “Cami” Hines is the darling daughter of the South’s champion thoroughbred breeder, Jack Hines.  She has a pedigree that rivals some of her father’s best horses.  Other than feeling a little suffocated at times, Cami thought she was pretty happy with her boyfriend, her life and her future. 

But that was before she met Patrick Henley.

“Trick” blurs the lines between what Cami wants and what is expected of her.  He’s considered the “help,” which is forbidden fruit as far as her father is concerned, not to mention that Trick would be fired if he ever laid a hand on her.  And Trick needs his job.  Desperately.  His family depends on him.

The heart wants what the heart wants, though, and Trick and Cami are drawn to each other despite the obstacles.  At least the ones they know of.

When Trick stumbles upon a note from his father, it triggers a series of revelations that could ruin what he and Cami have worked so hard to overcome.  It turns out there’s more to Trick’s presence at the ranch than either of them knew, secrets that could tear them apart.

Today, I have an excerpt to share with you and an eBook copy to give away!! EEP!

I got to choose from different excerpts and holy hotness that was hard! (um...pun intended)

Here's the one I choose - enjoy.  Oh and they are so not talking about the PLACE they're at- just sayin'

“Do you like it?  I mean working with the horses here?”
“I love working with horses. It’s what I was going to specialize in after school.  As for working here,” I pause, just to see what she does.  After a few seconds, she glances at me from beneath her lashes. 
She just can’t help but be sexy.
“I’m discovering it has its definite…benefits.”
She grins.  “Is that right?”
“Yes, ma’am,” I say in my best Southern drawl.
“And what would those be?”
Good God, she’s teasing me!
“The view around here is very nice for one thing.  Rounded hills, lush valleys, gently-curving roads, tight, firm…turns.”  I look over at her from the corner of my eye and grin.  “And sometimes there’s a hint of strawberry in the air.  Makes my mouth water.”  
“Wow, it, uh, it sounds pretty spectacular when you put it like that.  But I’m sure it’s just a plain ole place, much like any other.”
“See now that’s where you’re wrong.  This place is special. I knew it from the start.  This is the kind of…place that gets under your skin and won’t let you have a moment’s peace until you give into it.”
“But you don’t want to give into it.”
“I didn’t say that.  I said I couldn’t give into it. There’s a big difference.”


Just love Trick!


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  1. I'm kind of a geek and my favorite car isn't cool at all! I love the classic VW bus! Can't wait to read this one!!!

  2. Haha! I have entered every single giveaway I have seen for this. (Except the one on my own blog of course!) If I don't win than I will be buying this ASAP because I need this book in my life. Hmmm my favorite car would probably be an old, but fully restored Camaro. Those are awesome cars. Though I wouldn't mind a brand new one either. ;) I would totally paint it hot pink with black racing stripes too.

  3. I love my little Chevy Cobalt :)

    brunettelibrarian AT gmail *d8t* c-m

  4. Is it strange that I am totally in love with him??? <3 you, Val!! You're FREAKIN' AWESOME!!!

  5. I have a softspot for the a Mustang. Thx for give away.

    blinkysthebest at aol dot com

  6. Oh my dear lord! I am loving this book! I need to read it!!
    *drools over cover*
    I have always had a soft spot for a 1967 Chevrolet Impala, it just screams sexy!!

    Amazing giveaway!!

    Magen Corrie
    ~Corrie the book, crazed girl

  7. I'm not really much of a car person. But I do think that the car a guy drives shows his personality ;)

  8. Mustangs are awesome. Thanks for the giveaway!

  9. Oh, I loved this part of the book. Good luck to the entrants!

  10. I'm not much of a car enthusiast, but I have to say I do love my Honda Pilot! She's named Sparkle, and we love her like she's a member of the family.

  11. I love mustangs i would love to have one.

  12. Aston-Martin for me! LOL like I could ever have one!

  13. I'd love to have an AUDI or Porsche, love those cars!

  14. 1969 Camaro, just like my dad's (:

  15. This might be really ambitious but I really love a lamborghini murcielago...

  16. Ahh... A Dodge Charger or a Corvette ... I would take either.

  17. Thanks so much for the chance to win. This is a new author for me and I am looking forward to reading this book!!! My fave car would be an Escalade!! Thanks again and have a great weekend!! :)

  18. T___________T
    I am DYING you are going to literally KILL me with all this talk about this book!!!!
    I don't even have a word to describe how much I want it *-*
    Want it, I do!!!!

    Anyway... I'm bad with cars, imagine with car names T_T after my 'always wanted BMW' car I'd say... I've been in love with camaros ever since Transformers :D


  19. Thank you for the Expert and the giveaway.
    My favorite car is the Holden Kings-wood. The purrr of a well tuned best, sure gets my engine running ;)

  20. I've always like the old school mustangs.

  21. I don't have a favourite car! But let's say... military car?
    Alba, you are right - Bumble Bee is great!

  22. Oh, there is something about a guy driving an SUV, with a kayak or a canoe on top.

  23. I must admit I love the look of a topless Jeep Wrangler.

  24. I loved this Book!! Trick or Treat?

  25. Gotta go with any Ford Mustang...always been a Ford gal.

  26. I've always loved the Audi TT convertible. But I'll admit that I wouldn't mind a black chevelle with a side of Kellen Kyle either.

  27. My favorite car is the 1966 Chevy Nova that I am hoping my Dad will eventually give me once he finishes fixing it up.

  28. I think I'll go with a Porsche for favorite car :) Thanks so much Valerie for The Wild Ones giveaway!!

  29. I'm going to have to go with a vintage, of course! Thanks for the great giveaway!

  30. i'm not into cars...but i think it's Porsche because i like speed..thanks for the chance to win this ebook

  31. Not much of a car person, but I think motorcycles are sexy

  32. I love the 1948 V8 Ford Trucks XD Thanks for the giveaway! :D

  33. I love Black Chevy Camaros...or 1967 Chevy Impala

  34. Fav car? Well I guess the impala in SPN .I want it so badly!

  35. I would have to say Chevy Impala or a Mustang. Thanks for the chance.

  36. I like my pathfinder. Good for hauling the kids and lots of groceries!

  37. I don't know anything about cars but I like Jaguar.