Saturday, February 14, 2015

"Taking Chances" by Rita and TJ Webb

EXCERPT and GIVEAWAY
Taking Chances
(Paranormal Investigations Book 2)
by Rita and TJ Webb


Taking Chances is the second book in Rita and TJ Webb's Paranormal Investigations series. Also available: Playing Hooky (Book 1, FREE when you sign up for the authors' newsletter) and Breaking Angelina (Book 1.5).


You can join the Facebook release party on 14 February. This book blitz and giveaway is brought to you by Xpresso Book Tours.


Description
How far would you go to save a friend?
People are going missing in Kodiak, Alaska.
The evidence: bloody bear prints larger than any bear Jason or Emma have ever seen and black ooze that can eat the flesh from bones.
Bears don't wander into busy shopping districts, turn off security alarms, and break into stores. When Emma’s friend goes missing, Jason and Emma realize the cops aren't up to handling the situation.
Something’s wrong in the paranormal world. Can Jason and Emma fix things before someone else gets hurt?


Excerpt
I wake to the sound of buzzing in my ear. It zips around my head, first landing on my pillow, then on my nose, before flitting over to Emma lying beside me. My eyes still closed, I listen to the pattern of its movements, and then with inhuman speed, I snatch it out of the air.
Opening my eyes, I peek into a small crack I make in my hand. A creature even smaller than a pixie with pale skin and blue hair and eyes the color of a stormy sea glares at me. She’s wearing a tunic made from thick, white material trimmed in purple fur. Delicate butterfly wings protrude from her back, quivering slightly as if a wind stirs them, but trapped inside my hand, there’s no wind.
“Emma.”
She mumbles something and rolls away from me.
“Emma,” I whisper a little louder.
“What?”
“We seem to have a visitor.”
Emma rolls back toward me and peeks at me through a slit in her eyes. “Huh?”
“It’s too small to be a pixie. What’s smaller than a pixie?”
“You let me go at once.” The voice is as tiny as the creature, and a foot kicks at my fingers.
“Stop that. It tickles.”
“Let me go, monster. Or I eat you.”
I laugh. “How do you speak English? The other pixies in the forest only spoke in squeaks.”
“I’m not pixie.” She pulls herself up to her full height of – what, two inches? - and lifts her nose in the air. “I’m smarter.”


Praise for the Book
"Taking Chances is emotional, deep, and even more fantastic than the previous two episodes." ~ Mary Lou Moench, PagePrincess
"What a wild ride! I love this fantastical adventure!" ~ KelHawk, Amazon Reviewer
"If you enjoy paranormal romance and fantasy, you don't want to miss this series." ~ Ashley Martinez, Amazon Reviewer
"Damn, this was a wild one. I love this series so much. And that ending!!! I can't help but want more." ~ Happy Tails and Tales


From the Authors
Our adventure started with a camping trip and a bottle of whiskey. Apparently Rita is a scary monster, and TJ needed liquid courage to give her that first kiss.
When not fighting over who gets to read our favorite books first, we’re swapping kisses, plot ideas, and movie quotes in the kitchen.
Together, we home-school our three girls, who keep us busy with art, science projects, books to read, dance classes, and walks about the park.
Come play a little hooky with us by getting our first book for free on our website.


Giveaway
Enter the blitz-wide giveaway for a chance to win some great prizes (US/CA only).

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