Wednesday, May 29, 2013

ATOMR Presents Live For You by Marquita Valentine Blog Tour Stop

Title: Live For You (Boys of the South ~Book 1)
Author: Marquita Valentine 
Release date: May 29, 2013
Age Group: New Adult
Genre: Contemporary Romance

Tour organized by: AToMR Tours

Book Description:

On the surface, twenty-two year old Cole Morgan is exactly what any girl would be proud to take home to meet her parents: He’s charming, intensely handsome and goal-oriented...Only he has some secrets of his own, which include provoking bar fights and a former drug-addict of a mother slowly wasting away in a medical facility.

At barely twenty, Violet Lynn is Country Music's hottest star, until one night of partying gets out of control. Violet ends up in jail and on TMZ. Suddenly, she’s the girl least likely to be invited anywhere. Sick of the drama and keeping secrets, she runs away from the prying eyes of the paparazzi to her grandmother’s home in Forrestville, North Carolina.

A chance meeting knocks Cole off his feet, but he doesn’t recognize Violet for who she is. In fact no one does and Violet plans to keep it that way.

Circumstances, however annoying, keep throwing Violet and Cole together. Unable to stop themselves they give into the inevitable.

But when Nashville is ready to forgive and forget, Violet is forced to choose between Cole and claiming her spot as the new and improved Princess of Country Music.

Will Violet and Cole have the courage to live for their dreams...Or their hearts?


My Review

5 of 5 Cole and Rae

Live For You is a story about love, loss, and finding ones self in the midst of the vultures in this world. I have never read a story that has captivated me and kept me coming back for more. This is one of those stories I will re-read over and over again because I just could not get enough of Cole and Violet AKA Rae.

Violet is living the life of a country music star. Until one night she is partying a little to hard and she ends up in jail and her face plastered all over the tabloid magazines. When Violet gets out of jail she tries to resume her life like nothing happened but the press is not so forgiving. They stalk her and harass her so she decides she will go to her grandmother's house and hide out till the press quiets down. What she finds in Forrestville, North Carolina will change her world completely.

Cole is just trying to survive and take care of his brother and sister. His mother has checked out on drugs and just does not care about her children. So Cole runs his family bar and goes through women like no body's business. He is not looking to settle down because he has responsibilities to take of. But that changes the day a little blonde headed beauty walks into his family bar. Cole decides there is something different about Violet and wants to get to know her but will he be able to let his wall down long enough to get to know Violet and let her in before things take a turn for the worse?

Will Cole and Violet share something special or will Nashville want Violet back? What happens when love collides with secrets and past hurts that sometimes just can't go away?

Where To Purchase:

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About the Author:
Nationally Bestselling Author, Marquita Valentine, writes small town romances that are anything but small. Lisa Kleypas, Carly Phillips and Rachel Gibson are her favorite contemporary authors. Marquita met her husband aka Hot Builder at Sonic when they were in high school. She suggests this location to all of her single friends in search of a good man -- and if that doesn't work, they can console themselves with cheesy tatertots. She lives in North Carolina in a very, very small town with Hot Builder and their two children.

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Tour Giveaway: 
(1) Print copy of Live For You – International
(1) $75 Amazon Gift Card – open to countries able to accept Amazon Gift Cards
a Rafflecopter giveaway
Tour schedule link: 

To see other stops on the tour for reviews, guest posts, and excerpt click here or the tour button below.

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