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Giveaway Interview DECLAN'S CROSS by CARLA NEGGERS @CarlaNeggers @HarlequinBooks @MIRAEditors

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Book Description

 September 1, 2013


An escape to an idyllic Irish seaside village is about to turn deadly in this riveting new novel by master of romantic suspense Carla Neggers

For marine biologist Julianne Maroney, two weeks in tiny Declan's Cross on the south Irish coast is a chance to heal her broken heart. She doesn't expect to attract the attention of FBI agents Emma Sharpe and Colin Donovan—especially since a Donovan is the reason for her broken heart.

Emma and Colin are in Ireland for their own personal retreat. Colin knows he's a reminder of everything Julianne wants to escape, but something about her trip raises his suspicion. Emma, an art crimes expert, is also on edge. Of all the Irish villages Julianne could choose…why Declan's Cross?

Ten years ago, a thief slipped into a mansion in Declan's Cross. Emma's grandfather, a renowned art detective, investigated, but the art stolen that night has never been recovered and the elusive thief never caught.

From the moment Julianne sets foot on Irish soil, everything goes wrong. The well-connected American diver who invited her to Ireland has disappeared. And now Emma and Colin are in Declan's Cross asking questions.

As a dark conspiracy unfolds amid the breathtaking scenery of Declan's Cross, the race is on to stop a ruthless killer…and the stakes have never been more personal for Emma and Colin.






Carla Neggers has been spinning stories ever since she climbed a tree with pad and pen at age eleven. Now she is the New York Times bestselling author of almost 70 novels, with millions of books sold in over 30 countries. Her popular Sharpe & Donovan romantic suspense series featuring FBI agents Emma Sharpe and Colin Donovan launched with Saint’s Gate in 2011 and has been praised as “a breathtaking reading experience” (Providence Journal) and “gripping and suspenseful” (Nashua Telegraph). In 2012, her Swift River Valley series debuted with Secrets of the Lost Summer, which garnered a starred review from Booklist and a Top Pick from RT Book Reviews and shot onto the New York Times, USA Today and Publishers Weekly bestseller lists.

Growing up in rural Massachusetts with a Dutch father, a Southern mother and six brothers and sisters, Carla developed an eye for detail and a love of a good story. Her imagination, curiosity and sense of adventure are key to creating the complex relationships, fast-paced plots and deep sense of place in her books.

When she isn’t writing, Carla loves to travel, hike, garden and spend time with family and friends. She and her husband, Joe, are frequent travelers to Ireland and divide their time between Boston and their hilltop home in Vermont, not far from Quechee Gorge.




PLEASE WELCOME CARLA TO BOOKHOUNDS 



What is the first book you remember reading by yourself as a child?

I can’t say it was the first book I read on my own but what comes to my mind is reading Flip, a story about a horse, to my little brother. Endlessly. Over and over. I had it memorized. He still remembers my reading it to him and hunted down a copy for his son.

What are you reading right now?

I’m reading COLD, the first in a new British mystery series by my friend Stella Cameron. It’s set in the Cotswolds, where my husband and I are heading soon.


How does your garden grow?

I just was out in the garden with shears, chopping down spent daisies. Fall is upon us! I love gardening, but I’m afraid I let things get wild this year. One of those summers. I’ll start fresh again in the spring.

What is the last thing you Googled?

The title of the new Sue Grafton novel. I’m buying it for my mother and mother-in-law!

What makes you cringe?

I’m not that fond of slugs, but to truly cringe…oh, dear. Maybe I’ll keep that to myself. I don’t want to make anyone else cringe!

Thank you so much Carla!  

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19 comments:

  1. I've read one of her books and liked it, would love to read this one.
    theresa n
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  2. The story sounds very intriguing.

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  3. I really like Emma and Colin as a couple and want to see how they've progressed as a couple.

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  4. Looks like a good book....love your choice of books.

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  5. Looks like a good book....love your choice of books.

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  7. I enjoyed Carla's Q&A and I haven't read one of her books in a while. Emma and Colin's story looks good.

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  8. I would love to read this book. It sounds really good. Thanks for the giveaway. Tore923@aol.com

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  9. It is added to my TBR list! I'm hoping I can read it soon...during winter break would be nice.

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  10. This sounds like a very interesting story. One that I would love to read.

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  11. I've never read this author's works; would love to start here, thank. nanze55(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  12. I haven't read a book set in Ireland in a while - this looks wonderful!

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  13. Ooh..this book sounds great! I can't wait to read it. :)

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  14. It has a great setting for the story. I have always loved Carla's books, and would really enjoy reading this one. Thanks for this chance.

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  15. This sounds like a great book. Thanks for the giveaway.
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  16. Thank you so much, once again for participating in these wonderful giveaways. This is a book I really want to read/review on my book review site

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  17. sounds good would love to win.thanks for the giveaway

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  18. I love Carla's books! She's one of my favorite mystery authors. :)

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