Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Blog Tour - Meeitng Destiny - Review and Giveaway



Meeting Destiny Blurb:  Lauren is visited in her dreams for years by a stranger claiming to be her destiny. Destiny becomes reality when paths cross during a failed robbery attempt. Lauren and the stranger experience chemistry like no other and now her doubt over her long time relationship with her high school sweetheart is not her only secret…someone else knows about her keen intuition and sixth sense.A mysterious clairvoyant seeks Lauren out and tells her not only of her life now but what the future may hold. Soon Lauren is in the middle of a murder investigation and a questionable friendship with the key suspect. Law enforcement, friends and family are concerned for Lauren but unfortunately they are unaware of the true danger…Sinister forces are at work and will stop at nothing to destroy Lauren’s abilities.



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Review:

This book really left me guessing.  When I thought it would go left it went all the way to the right.  I always love books like this because you just don't know what's going to happen next and this is how I felt about Meeting Destiny. 

It completely started out sounding like a YA Contemporary then it quickly switched to a YA Paranormal, and yes then it turned into a Suspense/Mystery all still being a sort of love story.  Like I said it kept you wondering.

Lauren was at work, doing her regular thing at the register of the local Burger fast food place when someone walks in that she just doesn't feel comfortable with.  She's always had a sixth sense sort of thing towards people and today was no different.  She just knew this person was danger.  Turns out he comes in with a gun ready to rob the place and Lauren jumps in front of the guy before he goes to shoot a young kid.  She has no clue what is happening as the guy flies out and ambulance are called.  She seems to be in shock, but in denial as well.  She's the one who was shot. 

In the ambulance she meets her Destiny ... Max.  She's been dreaming about him for years, but never thought she would actually meet him.  This is when all things start to fall into place.  She's finally met her destiny, her best friend/boyfriend is now put on the sidelines eventually kicked to the curb but for good reason, they aren't meant to be.  Her best friend sees this guy who she is completely enamored with but Lauren finds this guy to be trouble.  Turns out he is, but then again maybe he's not.

Everything seems to go into a whirlwind where Lauren tries to piece everything together to figure out who did what and why she had to second guess herself with the guy her friend is liking.  It turns into a bigger mess and still Lauren is always in the middle of it.  The detectives just can't help to wonder about their new town hero. 

This book again it was really good.  I couldn't put it down I just had to know what was going to happen next.  The characters were really great.  The love sick puppy boy next door slash ex boyfriend, the new comer in Lauren's life her Destiny as she tries to unlock his secrets and make him remember all they are to each other.  The funky friend who is very free spirited. 

I think my favorite part of this book was experiencing all this through Lauren's eyes, she doesn't want to be the hero at all, she's just trying to "stick to her path".  You will really enjoy this book it's a must read.  Make sure you also check out the second book in the series Destiny's Revenge where Lauren's story continues after an ending you didn't expect to happen in Meeting Destiny.

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Author Bio: Nancy was born in Sioux City Iowa, left the cold of the Midwest in 1991 and only returns to see family in the summer time. She spent ten years traveling the world as a US Marine and settled in rural SC with her husband, two children and three dogs.  She enjoys RVing with her family, writing Paranormal Romance / Urban Fantasy and reading all types of Paranormal and Young Adult literature.

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If you want to purchase the book you can check them out at the links below, you can always try and WIN a signed copy of the book on my giveaway listed below.  Sorry all, US Only.

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