Blog Tour: Midnight Valentine by JT Geissinger @JTGeissinger @taratgonzalez @@InkSlingerPR

Posted February 5, 2018 by Anne - Books of My Heart in Blog Tour, Book Review / 2 Comments

Blog Tour: Midnight Valentine by JT Geissinger

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  Blog Tour: Midnight Valentine by JT Geissinger @JTGeissinger @taratgonzalez @@InkSlingerPRMIdnight Valentine by J. T. Geissinger
Published by Self-Published on February 6, 2018
Genres: Contemporary Romance
Pages: 340
Format: eARC
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Megan and Cassidy were childhood sweethearts who thought they would be together forever. Fate had other plans. Soon after they were married, Cass’s life was tragically cut short. Still grieving her soul mate five years later, Megan moves to the small town of Seaside, Oregon, hoping to rebuild her life.

Her first night there, she meets the town recluse, Theo. Withdrawn, guarded, and mysteriously silent since a terrible accident left him scarred, Theo takes an instant and inexplicable dislike to Megan. But as their paths cross again and again, Megan becomes convinced there’s more to Theo than meets the eye. When she discovers the reason for his silence, his nightmares, and especially his pointed dislike, Megan becomes convinced of something far more astonishing.

Is a second chance at a once-in-a-lifetime love possible, or is a broken heart the cruelest kind of liar?

This author is a star when it comes to smart and sassy dialog. I love the way she develops her female characters to be so strong and authentic.  Megan is a widow who loved her husband pretty much her entire life. She lost him in a car crash. She has had a tough five years but decides to follow a dream her husband had of owning a B & B in a small town, Seaside, Oregon.

I enjoyed reading Midnight Valentine through the whole story.  I liked the way her relationship with Theo developed although I felt she was a little too antagonistic with him.  But that is how it starts sometimes – someone gets under your skin. Theo had his own car crash which completely changed his life. He has struggled to right his world. I liked the sort of paranormal aspect to the plot. Even the secondary characters were developed and fun, adding to the quirky, small town.

After reading, I see this is fiction which is rather unbelievable, but fun reading. Many issues could have been resolved by Theo being honest about his thoughts and feelings to Megan. But he couldn’t believe himself, why would he expect her to believe him? I guess everything takes time to unfold and develop. I hurt for what Theo suffered.  A range of emotions came through this story, Geissinger gets all the feels. I rooted for their happiness.

 

Giggle-worthy quotes:

I started to get irritated, because I’ve got the patience of a four-year old who’s missed a nap.

“Relax, Sunshine. The torture will be over momentarily.” I meet his gaze. “Then I’ll start the interrogation.”

 

About J. T. Geissinger

***I write to tell my truth. My work is emotionally honest, therefore some readers may find it “unsafe.” All my books include explicit sex, hard language, and occasional random violence, which is reflective of my experience on earth as a human being. I tell you this not to alienate or titillate, only to inform. Caveat emptor.***

A former headhunter, J.T. Geissinger is the author of more than a dozen novels in contemporary romance, paranormal romance, and romantic suspense.

She is the recipient of the Prism Award for Best First Book, the Golden Quill Award for Best Paranormal/Urban Fantasy, and is a two-time finalist for the RITA® Award from the Romance Writers of America®. Her work has also finaled in the Booksellers’ Best, National Readers’ Choice, and Daphne du Maurier Awards

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I can't really remember any time when I wasn't reading. I LOVE books and what they give me. It's an opportunity to learn new things, see new places,live different emotions in a "safe" way. It lets me live in a new world.

I read all types of books but my favorites are urban fantasy and romantic suspense.I like some romance and some action / adventure / mystery in everything.I like sex in my books but please, only between TWO people.Intimate conversation is equally important to the sex in a book.It lets me see the characters.The other thing I enjoy is humor.

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Reading this book contributed to these challenges:

  • 2018 New Release Challenge
  • COYER Winter Switch

Posted February 5, 2018 by Anne - Books of My Heart in Blog Tour, Book Review / 2 Comments


2 responses to “Blog Tour: Midnight Valentine by JT Geissinger

    • yes, it is definitely fun / sassy. She always has great dialog and strong women. I use both romance and straight mystery or romantic suspense to change things up. I’m in a huge romantic suspense rut right now, ones that have more suspense than romance.

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