Friday, March 21, 2014

Virtual Super Book Blast Tour: THE COACH'S WIFE BY BARBARA CASEY

Goddess Fish Promotions is organizing a Virtual Super Book Blast Tour for The Coach's Wife by Barbara Casey, a Mystery/Suspense book available now from Archebooks Publishing. The Super Book Blast Tour will take place on Friday, May 2, 2014 and is limited to the first 50 people who sign up. This tour will not include interviews or guest blogs; however, a blurb, excerpt and author bio will be provided to every host for inclusion on their blog. Additionally, a PDF copy of this story is available for review in conjunction with a promo post.

Casey will be awarding a $25 Amazon GC to a randomly drawn commenter during the tour. Congratulations to bn100

Another deafening roar exploded from the coliseum, and when it did Marla threw down her partially smoked cigarette and ground it into the polished tile floor with the toe of her shoe. Quickly she reached for another cigarette from the opened pack in her small red handbag. She lit it, sucked the smoke into her mouth, held her breath, coughed, and then slowly released it. Marla didn't smoke, but when she paced up and down the hallways of basketball coliseums, puffing on cigarettes seemed appropriate. It gave her something to do with her hands, and it helped keep her sane.

Marla Connors, recently married to head basketball coach Neal Connors, travels with her husband to Albuquerque, New Mexico, where the Piedmont State University Coyote team is playing in the NCAA Finals. Marla has not been accepted by the Coyotes, that loyal bunch of fans who follows the university team, partly because she is almost twenty years younger than Coach Connors and a divorcée, but also because the fans are afraid she will distract her husband from his duties as head coach. They see her as someone who married Coach Connors just for his money. Only Gale, the older wife of assistant coach Stu Simmons, goes out of her way to be a friend to Marla.

The Coyote team is plagued with problems from the very beginning of the season, and when they finally manage to reach the NCAA Finals, it's even worse. Their center is caught using drugs, Athletics Director Charlie Morgan, who is also in Albuquerque for the games, makes a pass at Marla in her hotel room, and Coach Connors comes down with the flu. No one believes that State can win the big game.

With so much happening, Marla can't shake the feeling that something evil is taking over her life. She tries to convince herself that it is emotional anxiety left over from the abuse she experienced during her first marriage to Dr. Martin Andrews and that the stress from the tournament has brought it once again to the surface. She soon learns, however, that the evil is real and it threatens not only everything she loves, but her very life.

Illegal drugs, illicit affairs, murder, and scandal that shakes the entire university system are woven inextricably into Marla’s life until eventually she comes face to face with her real tormentor. It is only then that she realizes the full depth of her love for her husband--and his love for her.

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Laurie Jenkins said...

I'd love to Participate
Laurie's Thoughts and Reviews

Jenn Greene said...

I would love to host and review this book.

Lynda Dickson said...

Books Direct

~Patricia, Room With Books~ said...

Room With Books
Thank you!

gpangel said...

I can host and review - The Book Review at http"//

Beppe DM said...

I'm here!

Rose & Beps Blog

Booklover Sue said...

Booklover Sue can do it (am hosting a review that day for Sullivan's Way) Let me know if I am allowed to double book.

as per email received March 29

p.m.terrell said...

We'd like to host at Book 'Em North Carolina.

maggiethom said...

I can host on The WRite to Read...

morgan said...

I could run it as a second page.
writer wonderland

Andrea Coventry said...

I can host at Andi's Book Reviews. Thanks!

Frozen Love said...

i can host on Literary Lunes

Crystal Benedict said...

I can host

Liz Crowe said...

I will host

Maria D. said...

I can host the book blast on Queen of the Night Reviews