Sunday, August 2, 2015

TEASER BLITZ: Hot in the Hamptons by Liz Matis, Jennifer Probst, and Wendy S. Marcus



Today we are featuring some exclusive content for the HOT IN THE HAMPTONS series! This series includes the titles SUMMER DREAMING by Liz Matis, SUMMER TEMPTATION by Wendy S. Marcus, and SUMMER SINS by Jennifer Probst. 

The HOT IN THE HAMPTONS series will be released on Tuesday, August 4th. 



Read below for an interview with Liz Matis, Wendy S. Marcus, and Jennifer Probst about their novellas and enter to win an amazing prize pack during the pre-order giveaway!


SUMMER DREAMING by Liz Matis

1. Can you tell us a few perks of writing with other authors on a series like this?
At times we were like the three friends in the story! 

2. If you had to pick the perfect summer destination, where would it be? 
Point Pleasant on the Jersey Shore. My sister and I have rented a house there for the past 5 years. My husband doesn't like the beach so he doesn't mind that I go without him. I read all day on the beach and then at night my sister and I go to dinner, sing karaoke or watch a band. 

3. I know it's hard to choose, but can you share a favorite line from your book? 
Uh-oh, Tears. I should run while I had the chance but I stood rooted to my spot, fascinated by the way her eyes seem to swim in sunshine.


Book Blurb: 

I’m looking for a hero. Not. 

You’d think as a new college grad I’d be looking for the perfect job and the perfect man. Well, I’m not. Summer is here and instead of plotting my future, I’m playing in the Hamptons with my two best friends. Sun and sex is all I’m
looking for. Then I meet Sean Dempsey, my fantasy lifeguard in the flesh. But he is more than just a hot bod with a whistle. And after he makes a daring save, I’m thinking a hero is exactly what I’ve been looking for all along. 

To the rescue... 

By day I guard the beaches in the Hamptons, by night I’ve had my fair share of summer flings. Then I meet Kelsey Mitchell, a girl with eyes like the setting sun and I burn for more. Something I have no right to ask of her...forever. 

Love burns hotter in the Hamptons. Come play.

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SUMMER TEMPTATION by Wendy S. Marcus


1. How did the idea for this series come about?
Liz Matis, Jennifer Probst and I are all members of Hudson Valley RWA (Romance Writers of America). We met and became friends at the monthly meetings. It was Liz who came up with the idea for a Hot in the Hamptons series – mostly so she could finally write her hunky lifeguard fantasy! She found the covers for the books and then invited Jen and me to participate. This was about two years ago. It’s taken until 2015 for us to work out our writing schedules. 

2. Can you tell us a few perks of writing with other authors on a series like this? 
First off, Liz and Jen were wonderful to work with. It was great bouncing ideas around. Our first in person meeting was at Chili’s over lunch. (I had the bacon ranch chicken quesadillas.) When we completed our manuscripts we each reviewed all three for series continuity, plot problems, and to make sure they were the best they could be. Our second in person meeting to finalize distribution and promotion took place at Jen’s house because she lives about halfway between us. Jen served a delicious quiche and salad lunch! I brought fruit. (Can you tell I’m writing this just before dinner and I’m starving?!!) One of the best things about writing a series with other authors (assuming the other authors are as awesome as Jen and Liz!) was that any time I had a question or problem, there was always someone there, familiar with the story, to help me work through it. Also, since Summer Temptation is my first self-publishing project, I had a lot of questions. And Jen and Liz have helped me every step of the way. 

3. If you had to pick the perfect summer destination, where would it be?
Okay, you wouldn’t know it to look at me, because I’m more prone to pink than tan, but I love the beach! I love the smell of the ocean and warm summer breezes and listening to/watching the waves roll in. I’ve vacationed in the Hamptons once, many years ago, and the beaches were beautiful. Since having children, I’ve been to Myrtle Beach, Cape Cod, and the Jersey Shore. How about you? What’s your favorite beach?


Book Blurb:
Meet Leigh DeGray... 

After graduating college with honors and landing the job of my dreams in New York City, I’m off to The Hamptons to spend the summer with my two best friends. 

My life seems perfect, right? It’s not. The truth is, I have a secret that may make the future I’d planned so carefully completely fall apart. A hot summer romance is the absolute last thing I’m looking for... Until I meet a man who tempts me like no other and shows me a hot summer romance is exactly what I need. 

Meet Nick Kenzy... 

After two years of working my ass off as a Wall Street analyst, I’m out of a job, with no warning, no thank you, and no severance. Am I angry? You’re damn right I am. So when I head to the Hamptons for the weekend to spend time with my granddad, I plan to regroup and relax before I return to the city to hit the job search hard. I don’t need any distractions. Then I meet Leigh. Suddenly, a summer temptation makes me question everything I want for my future... 

Love burns hotter in the Hamptons. Come play.

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SUMMER SINS by Jennifer Probst 

1. Can you tell us a few perks of writing with other authors on a series like this? 
I loved the camaraderie and fun writing Summer Sins with two great writers and friends. We brainstormed, shared ideas, and I feel created a unique reading experience - three books linked for extra bonuses, yet able to stand alone. It was also nice to have other ideas and opinions, which helps writing projects remain fresh. Basically, it was a fabulous experience! 

2. If you had to pick the perfect summer destination, where would it be? 
Sigh. I love summer, it's my fave season. I also love travelling so this is a tough one, but I'm consistently drawn back to Cape May, NJ. Besides the beach, which I adore, they have a beautiful town filled with Victorian houses painted in bright peacock colors, horse and carriages, great shopping, and great food. Picture yourself on a big wraparound porch, sitting in a rocker, looking at the beach, sipping homemade lemonade and reading a book. It's the perfect getaway experience. 

3. I know it's hard to choose, but can you share a favorite line from your book? 
It is very hard to choose! Storme and Holden had so much heat and sizzling banter, sometimes my fingers would burn on the keyboard haha! But there was something about her jumping on his motorcycle for a ride that I just loved...


Book Blurb:

Summer fun before my wedding... 

I have one goal this summer. Hang with my besties for some much needed sun, sand, and relaxation while I put the final touches on my idyllic wedding. I didn't count on meeting a smart-mouthed, bad boy biker whose gaze burns hotter than a beach bonfire. I never planned to lose myself, body and soul, and question my entire future. Now, I have to make a choice that’s tearing me apart, and could shatter the lives of the two men I love... 

Turns into summer sins.... 

I have one goal this summer. CHILL. Do nothing. Nada. I need simple before I have to head into Manhattan to take on a high powered position on Wall Street. I didn't count on a dark haired, inky- eyed spitfire who'd spin my world upside down, or make me burn for things I never thought I wanted. I vowed to make her my summer fling, but had no idea she was claimed by another. And now that she possessed not only my body but my soul, the stakes are too high for me to lose her... 

Love burns hotter in the Hamptons. Come play.

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SUMMER DREAMING by Liz Matis

SUMMER SINS by Jennifer Probst


SUMMER TEMPTATION by Wendy S. Marcus

 
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