Welcome to Bestseller for a Day!
This Valentine’s Day we are all getting together to publicize a great book – Play Fling by Amber Scott.
I’ve read the book and loved it. I’ve posted a review further down, but first find out what this day entails! Yes, it is Valentine’s Day. I hope that you got a hug from someone special 🙂 Maybe a treat 🙂
Let’s continue the giving with this book promotion! CLICK HERE to take you to the details.
To summarize why you should head over to the Bestseller for a Day website……
– You can get not one but THREE ebooks for 99 cents!! (One of which is Play Fling)
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– for simply buying a great book for 99 cents you have three new reads, and over a dozen possibilities to wind some gift cards – how could that get any better?
Speaking personally, I enjoy supporting some of these Indie authors! For years I only read books that came out of the big publishing houses. For months now, I’ve been reading outstanding work by Indie authors that need us to push them into the big times – they deserve it – they are really good! Read my review and see if you want to spend 99 cents on a great read. (or in effect 3 great reads!)
Play Fling by Amber Scott
Publisher: Create Space
Source: I received a copy of this book from the author to read and review to be a part of this Bestseller for a Day
Playing cupid isn’t a reward; it’s Millie’s punishment. If she doesn’t find repressed, divorcee, Brooke, true love in the next thirty days, Millie’ll lose the one thing in this life sentence worth fighting for, her partner. Just two problems: First, Millie sucks at matchmaking. Second, too young, too hot, Elliott keeps getting in Millie’s way.
Play Fling is a romantic comedy about a really bad beginner cupid, Millie, and a woman who doesn’t realize that she is searching for love, Brooke. Brooke was married for 15 years before asking her husband, Jason, for a divorce. Now she is trying to find a life for herself. Her friends have gradually abandoned her; she’s gone back to school in hope of helping her eBay business. Somewhere along the way, she has found a new friend, Millie. Millie isn’t all that reliable, frequently late to meet Brooke and seemingly has nothing in common, but she’s the only friend Brooke has.
We find out that Millie was Kiki Kent, a socialite, in her previous life and has been sentenced to be cupid for her “prior life of gross indifference”. She’s self absorbed, not so bright at times, but is really trying to do her job. She has been paired with AJ, a more senior cupid. AJ and Millie are supposed to work as platonic partners but Millie has fallen in love with AJ. She is desperate to match Brooke because if she doesn’t, AJ will be taken away from from her. Millie sums up her situation with her thoughts of what she wants to tell Brooke:
“ You see, Brooke, I’m a new cupid, a felon of sorts on community service so to speak, and I’m crap at it. I haven’t made a match in the three years I’ve been stuck in this mess. However, you, Brooke, are in luck. I have vowed to find you love it it’s the last thing I do. And It might be. So, while you were waiting for me today, all embarrassed and angry, I was picking your lock, invading your apartment and begging the universe for a break in your case so I could isolate some schmuck to love you, ditch off one of these bangles here, and get back to who I used to be. Fabulous. See? No need to get mad. No need to fret. Get on board, help me help you. All that shit. Sound Good?”
Brooke meets a much younger man at the bookstore who she is attracted to. She find out that he is her prof’s TA and responsible for grading her papers. What she doesn’t know is that Elliott has been watching her for weeks, and is attracted to her as well. They seem to meet everywhere, and gradually learn more about each other, including a passion for “yarding”.
Play Fling is a thoroughly delightful book! The subtitle is “A Misfit Cupid Book.” Just the name gives you a clue about how funny this story will be. The story rollicks along taking the reader for a ride. Millie is desperate to stay with AJ so she becomes determined to match Brooke with Jason, regardless of what else is happening to indicate that Jason isn’t interested in getting back together with his wife and Brooke is increasingly taken with Elliott. We add in the characters of Gordon, Elliott’s gay cousin who is interested in Jason, Jason’s mother, who is determined that Brooke and Jason get back together, and Michelle who is interested in Elliott and you can imagine how much fun the reader is going to have!
The reader finds themselves cheering for characters, cringing at points, and flipping the pages to find out what comes next. This is a great book that you truly must experience!
Ms. Scott has a free e-book available on Smashwords right now.
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Amber Scott is the author of this great book. Drop by her website or join her on twitter and learn about her other works.
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