Saturday, February 16, 2013

Character Love Letters: Surrounded by Secrets by Mandy Harbin (Letter/Giveaway)

Welcome back to our Valentine's Day week-long event of Character Love Letters! We truly hope that you enjoyed each and every letter, and found some great new books to add to your TBR list! Big thank you's to all of the phenomenal authors and amazing characters for joining us and thank YOU for taking the time out of your day to be here! To wrap things up I would like to welcome Lillian from Mandy Harbin's Surrounded by Secrets!


His family speaks of his death as a tragic example of why it’s too dangerous for the Woods men to be around available women.Eric Woods is now dead, but was his last night as a living, breathing mountain lion shifter as horrible as his family has always believed?Experience Eric’s last night with Simone--a woman whose need for carnal pleasures for exceeds all rational thought.
Reader advisory: This book contains graphic language and explicit sex. It is meant as a bonus read in the Woods family saga and should not be viewed as a typical romance.
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When Mikaela Patterson must take on a client with specific requirements that no single women be allowed on his property, she keeps her broken engagement a secret. She doesn’t realize her client and his sons are mountain lion shifters whose instinct to mate with any available woman turns deadly.
Josh Woods is her client's eldest son, and he is immediately drawn to Mikaela. Knowing his father would never allow an available woman on the property, Josh doesn't understand his fascination with her. Josh and Mikaela fight their attraction because of their own secrets, but when the truth comes out about Mikaela's true availability and Josh's animal instincts, they must be prepared to face the consequences.
Reader advisory: This book contains graphic language and explicit sex.
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Krista Owens is an attorney who works too much and plays too little. When her colleague, Mikaela, requests her assistance for a month on the Woods estate, hinting that her brothers-in-law are all hot with commitment phobias, Krista agrees to tell the guys she has a boyfriend, hoping to finally lose her virginity. 
Toby Woods doesn’t want anything to do with Krista, but watching his brothers fight over her ignites his feral side. He wants her, and he’ll stop at nothing to have her. 
He knows it’s temporary, but will he be able to let her go when it’s time?
Reader advisory: This book contains graphic language and explicit sex.
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When Krista needs Ariel's biochemical expertise because her new boyfriend can turn into a mountain lion, Ariel thinks her sister has lost her mind. But the possibility of a major discovery like this is too much of a temptation to ignore. Create a drug to stop a shifter from forcing a mating? Only if she got to test his sexual limits herself.
Rob thinks Ariel is an angel in disguise, and he immediately knows she's the one for him. But is he strong enough to resist his animal's need to claim her once the temptation begins?
Warning: This book contains a shifter who must resist his feral need to mate and a biochemist who is hell-bent on testing his sexual limits. You'll never look at science the same way again.
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Lillian Caldwell has eyes on the hottie with the body, Jack Woods, one of the men who bought her family land and now new boss. She has big plans for Jack, including the getting-him-horizontal variety, and she always gets what she wants.
Jack is the family hard ass who’s trying to make amends. His plans of digging into the family secret he discovered are thwarted when he’s forced to work with Lillian, his gorgeous, pain-in-the-ass neighbor.
But a night of passion will unlock the secrets surrounding them and change both their lives forever.
Warning: This book contains a spitfire woman who doesn’t take no for an answer and a strong alpha mountain lion shifter whose preverbal bark really is as a bad as his bite.
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Mandy Harbin Bio
Mandy Harbin is the author of several books across multiple romance genres that range from contemporary to paranormal erotic romance. Her books include the award winning Darkest Sin, an erotic romantic suspense and first in the new Darkest series. Mandy also continues to work on her Possession series, which explores BDSM elements with Digital Possession being the series starter, and the ever popular Woods Family series, which began with the best seller Surrounded by Woods. She lives in a small Arkansas town with her family and can be reached via: Her Website / Facebook / Twitter / Goodreads

Mandy is giving away winners choice of an eBook from THE WOODS FAMILY series to one reader. To enter, just leave a comment or question on this post for Lillian or Mandy and thenmor fill out the Rafflecopter below.

~*Tour-Wide Giveaway*~
Mandy is giving away a $100.00 Gift Card to either Amazon or B&N (winners choice) to celebrate the release of SURROUNDED BY SECRETS. As well as TWO runners up will receive an eBook of SURROUNDED BY SECRETS.

Follow the tour for more chanced to win!

2/23 - Reality Bites
3/04 - The Jeep Diva
3/21 - Page Flipperz
3/25 - Close Encounters with the Night Kind (Spotlight, Giveaway & Review of Prequel)
3/26 - Close Encounters with the Night Kind (Spotlight & Review of Book 1)
3/27 - Close Encounters with the Night Kind (Spotlight & Review of Book 2)
3/28 - Close Encounters with the Night Kind (Spotlight & Review of Book 3)
3/29 - Close Encounters with the Night Kind (Spotlight & Review of Book 4)


  1. Another excellent letter and fun to read. Thanks so much. IS doing a letter like this one of your favorite things to do?
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  2. Hi! It's definitely fun to do something a little different and creative for a change. Sometimes it feels like I'm answering the same questions over and over, so this makes my stops more fun. Thanks! :)

  3. Thanks for the fun letter and congrats to Mandy on her release ;)

  4. looking forward to reading your "woods" series! thank you for the giveaway! :)

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  5. Congratulations on the release. I love the letter. Please enter me in contest. I would love to read this book.

  6. What a fabulous way to begin the letter. I just loved it.

  7. Also, I don't know that I have an all-time favorite paranormal hero.

  8. More for my wishlist! This series sounds awesome! I love the letter! Thanks so much for sharing!

  9. Wonderful letter...definitely I need to check out this series! thanks for sharing and the giveaway chance!
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  10. I am certainly glad priorities are straight here - shedding on the carpet is definitely a no no ;=D Thank you for making me smile.

  11. I don't really have a favorite paranormal character. It tends to be whoever I am reading about if it is a good story.


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