Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Tour: Revealing Hamilton by Sarah J. Carr (Guest Post/Giveaway)

Please give a warm welcome to author, Sarah J. Carr who is joining us with her first full-length novel - Revealing Hamilton!

From Nick Pascall’s perspective...

Dear “Diary” for lack of a better word,

I feel like a ridiculous schoolgirl. I’m sitting here with a blank page and a pen, wondering what to write. Hector Rodriguez, IA physician, gave me this assignment before he left for Clearwater. One of the stupid requirements to avoid anger management courses is to write about my feelings. This whole exercise is a pile of shit.  Right now, I think the classes would be easier.

Hector, you want me to talk about my feelings? I don’t let anyone into my life and a piece of paper isn’t going to change that. You already know why. I’m a fucking open book. Do you want to hear that everything is sunshine and roses and I’m smiling? Sure, I’ll say it, but it’ll be a lie. Continuously, I hear Levi’s adage, “Sacrifice Few to Save Many” and it makes me sick. You have no fucking idea what I deal with every day of my life and now she’s here, which makes it ten times worse. Amelia Hamilton. Even her name pisses me off. She keeps trying to get closer to me and I can’t fucking stand it. She’s useless and her presence is a waste of time. Why can’t Max see that? Maybe I can find a way to get transferred. It doesn’t matter where as long as it’s far from Washington.

Damn, I need a drink, but I can’t slip back into that habit. I won’t do that again. Why am I even writing about my past?

Fuck this. Punching something will make me feel better. I’m out of here.

Love always, (and I say that with as much sarcasm possible)

--Nicholas Brody Pascall

A conversation with a stranger changes Amelia Hamilton’s life forever. When she learns her grandfather faked his own death, normalcy slips from Amelia’s grasp. To make matters worse, he is coming for her in less than seven days. What she hasn’t determined is why.
Amelia’s grandfather, Marius Benedict, once headed The Physician Coalition, an elite group of doctors who threw the Hippocratic Oath out the window. Years ago, they used a low-risk medical research study as a front for their experiments. Without their consent, innocents were injected with JackRabbit7, a hazardous substance used to alter their DNA. The victims were left with less-than-desirable super-human powers or excruciating death. Years after he disbanded the group, Marius has a new plan and is reforming The Coalition.
Max, a mysterious stranger from the Insurance Agency, offers to help keep Amelia safe. He introduces The Agency as an underground government organization that contains and eliminates those who intend to harm the world. To protect The Agency, the truth of their activities are concealed and replaced with sugar-coated stories in the media.
Over the course of the next week, Amelia has to accept the truth and learn who can be trusted. At midnight on her 23rd birthday, a contract between The Coalition and The Insurance Agency will expire, giving Marius full rein to approach his granddaughter and finish the project he started with her so many years ago.
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Sarah Carr is a novelist who can be found most evenings with a cup of tea in-hand and her imagination racing from plot to plot. When away from her work, part of her mind is constantly brainstorming her next story and she always has writing paraphernalia within reach.
She wrote stories as a child, but became more serious about her passion during her twenties. In her spare time, she likes to read, splash in mud puddles, smell bookstores and eat Honeycrisp apples. Yearly, she participates in NaNoWriMo and has mentored others through the program. Due to her dedication to National Novel Writing Month, she is part of an amazing writing group.
Born and raised in Washington State, Sarah still resides in the area. Her life is richly filled with her supportive, yet swashbuckling husband and their golden Nugget.
REVEALING HAMILTON is Sarah’s first full-length novel under contract with Ruby Lioness Press.

We have one eBook of Revealing Hamilton to give away to one reader today. To enter, just leave a comment on this post and then fill out the rafflecopter below. Additional entries are available but not required. Good luck!

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  1. Hi Sarah!

    What a fun post! I can't wait to get my copy of Revealing Hamilton--it sounds like just my kind of book. :) Good luck with the rest of your tour.

  2. Thanks, Heather! Nick was screaming to vent some of his frustrations. ;)

  3. Looking forward to reading the rest of the story :)

  4. Thanks, Tanya! I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I enjoyed writing it! :)

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  7. I can't wait to receive my copy and read it in one sitting.

  8. One sitting! You must really enjoy book! Revealing Hamilton was finished at 324 pages, Ang! I'm madly working on the sequel, Embracing Hamilton now! :)

  9. Please enter me in contest. I would love to read this book.

  10. Good luck with the contest, Tore! Amelia would love for you to read her story! :)

  11. Thank you for posting Nick's blog on Reading Between the Wines today! It was fun! :)

  12. FUN post...LOVE it when we get some character insight! This sounds like a really good book/series...can't wait to read it! Thx for the giveaway op! :)

    barbbattaglia @

  13. Thanks, Barbara! Nick was screaming for some time in the limelight to express his feelings. :) Good luck with the drawing! :)

  14. I'd love to read this book. Thanks for the giveaway.


  15. Good luck with the drawing, Grandma to Twins + One! Amelia would love to tell you her story. :)

  16. I. Can say I remeber you when ..... And don't forget that I did get you ice for your foot for your tatoo. Hehe. So proud of you!!!!

  17. I. Can say I remeber you when ..... And don't forget that I did get you ice for your foot for your tatoo. Hehe. So proud of you!!!!

  18. You did ice my foot, Tab, and I sincerely appreciate that. Not just anyone would be so accommodating. ;) Good luck with the contest! :)

  19. Congrats..... I would love to entered in the giveaway..... Already excited about the sequel ....

  20. Thanks, Geddie Family! The sequel has more twists and turns than I expected! Good luck with the drawing to start your ride on the roller coater! :)


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