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Friday, September 2, 2011

Take me Down by Lauren Hawkeye Blog Tour (Guest Post & Giveaway)

Today we have author Lauren Hawkeye joining us on her Take me Down blog tour with a guest post. You can check out Lexy's review of Take me Down *here*

What a great blog to guest at... boy, do I ever love wine!

Speaking of wine, I ‘forced’ a couple of glasses of the good stuff on Evie, the heroine of Take Me Down, then asked her a few questions. She’s normally pretty shy, even has a stutter, but the vino helped her relax... hey, doesn’t it do that for us all?????

LAUREN: Thanks for doing this, Evie. I know you don’t like having the attention focused on you.
EVIE: (squirms uncomfortably in seat, then gulps at her wine). Can we get on with this, please?

LAUREN: Well, let’s start with the obvious question here. Red or white?
EVIE: (Looks down at her glass). I like a nice glass of red once in a while... maybe a merlot... but I don’t like to overdo it.

LAUREN: Moving on, tell us about Lucas. When did you meet him for the first time?
EVIE: (Squirms some more). I met him last summer. He’s my cousin Eric’s roommate. That’s all.

LAUREN: (Raises an eyebrow). Oh, I don’t think that’s all, Evie. A guy who looks like that? One who you’ve had a crush on for a whole year? Come on, spill.
EVIE: I don’t want to talk about it. It’s private.

LAUREN: Well, it’s not too private, since people can go read your story right now. So just tell me, why didn’t it happen last summer? Why did you only get together now?
EVIE: (Casts a disgruntled look at Lauren). I was different last summer. I tried harder to make people like me. I dyed my hair, wore lots of makeup, went out to bars. It didn’t work, and I didn’t like myself too much. So I just went back to being me.

LAUREN: Seems like that worked out okay for you, didn’t it? Lucas seems to like it, after all.
EVIE: (Puts down wine glass, now empty, and stands up). I’m really done talking about this now. Everyone will just have to go buy the book.

Find out how Evie and Lucas get together in Take Me Down, now available at and !

By Lauren Hawkeye
Pub date: September 1, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-426-87894-7
Evie may feel like she doesn’t measure up to her prettier, younger sister, but she still knows what she wants—Lucas, her cousin’s sexy roommate. She’s dreamed about being with him for a long time, and on the sweltering night of her sister’s wedding, it’s clear he shares her lust. Now Evie is determined to take what she desires—even if it’s just for one night….
Book One of Lauren Hawkeye’s Erotic Me series.

Lauren Hawkeye is a writer, theatre enthusiast, knitting aficionado and animal lover who lives in the shadows of the great Rocky Mountains of Alberta, Canada.
She’s older than she looks—really—and younger than she feels—most of the time—and she loves to explore the journeys that take women through life in her stories.

Lauren is giving away one digital ARC of Take me Down to one lucky reader, to enter just fill out the rafflecopter below! 


Ammy Belle said...

great interview! Evie sounds all kind of shy! Can't wait to read this! Thanks so much! :)

apereiraorama @ gmail . com

Amanda Vyne said...

Lauren! Great interview...can't wait until the rest of them are released!

Barbara said...

Congratulations on this series, Lauren! <> or I think that should be <> ;)

Barbara said...

Well, shoot. My applause in <> and my cheers in <> was left out. Must be some kind of computer thing:)

Was supposed to read "applause or I think that should be cheers"


tammy ramey said...

i love the cover and i can't wait to read the book, it sounds wonderful.

Suzanne Rock said...

Great interview Lauren! I can hardly wait to read this book! :)

Roxy Boroughs said...

Men and wine. My favorite combo.

Temprance said...

Great interview. Its always the shy ones that get the hot sexy man ;)
thanks for the chance to win:)

Karen C said...

Thanks for a fun interview. Love the cover and look forward to reading Take me Down (and the series!).

Thanks for the chance to win.


June M. said...

Evie does sound very shy. Although I am sure she gets past that. The book sounds great. It is now on my list and I will be checking into Lauren Hawkeye's books.
Thank you for the giveaway.
June M.
manning_j2004 at yahoo dot com

ML said...

Looking forward to reading this book. Thanks for the giveaway!

mljfoland AT hotmail DOT com

Tore923 said...

Thanks for the giveaway. I can't wait to read this book. It sounds very good.

elaing8 said...

She's tight guess we will have to read the book to get the full story ;)
Thanks for the giveaway

Juana said...

Thanks for the interview and the giveaway. This book sounds really good.


Sheila Seabrook said...

I love character interviews and now I can't wait to get Evie's book. Thanks for the entertaining post, Lauren!

Megan@Riverina Romantics said...

Wedding night hook up. Alright!

Darlene said...

Totally hot book cover! Congrats, Lauren! Nice to see a Canadian author!!

darlenesbooknook at gmail dot com

Anne R said...
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Anne R said...

Great interview, I like character interviews because it gives a better glimpse into the story (which sounds great!)


Book Savvy Babe said...

LOL, love the character interview! I think Evie just needs another glass (or 3) of vino, then we can get her to tell all!! Thanks for the contest! Book Savvy Babe

winnie said...

Short but interesting interview, would like to get to now Evie more!


Lisa Richards/alterlisa said...

Now knowing how shy Evie is, I've got to find out about Lucas.


alterlisa AT yahoo DOT com

Jessica said...

I've been waiting to read this book!! Thanks for the giveaway!

Jess said...

Thanks for the opportunity to win this book!


Mary @SweepingMe said...

The cover just screams...HOT!
Thanks for the chance to read this.


mary_reiss @

Anne said...

Sounds like a fun, sexy read. Perfect for this end of summer.

Recupefashion said...

Great interview, this sounds like my type of read

Misusedinnocence said...

I was excited to see that the author is a theatre enthusiast. I am as well and generally tend to connect with theatre peoples writing style. lol. Cover love too, would like to read this, thanks for the giveaway!