the boy she’d never forgotten #Romance #Suspense @jacqbiggar @GoddessFish

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Hey folks! Today I’m happy to introduce you to Jacquie Biggar and her story TWILIGHT’S ENCORE!

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I thought I’d share with you the beginning of my love affair with writing.

Normally, procrastination is my enemy. I like to get done whatever it is, as soon as I can, so that I don’t have to worry about it any more.

In school I worked hard to stay in the top ten every year. So when I came down sick with the measles and missed two weeks of grade nine, I was devastated. How was I ever going to catch up? I had less than a week to write a compelling story for Language Arts or get a failing mark.

Angry and frustrated, I sat in our living room, pen and paper in hand, staring at a bright yellow bouquet of cheerful looking daffodils. I wanted to hurl them across the room. It wasn’t fair. Why was I being punished for getting sick?

But then an idea popped into my head. A silly, farcical story. If the teacher wanted an essay, fine, I’d give him one. And so, Count Daffodil, was born. After the first paragraph the words flowed quicker, I could see the scene in my head and needed to get it down on paper. (Sound familiar?) I spent the rest of the day writing, and by the end of the night I had my story.

The next day I turned it in and immediately felt ill all over again. It was dumb. The teacher was going to hate it. I’d be a laughing stock. Funny how easy you can build something up to catastrophic proportions when you lack self-confidence.

We had to wait two weeks for the results. I was on tenterhooks the entire time. Sure that my mom would blow a gasket because I’d goofed instead of giving it my best shot.

Then came the big day.

I was scared to look. Finally, I couldn’t take it anymore and turned to the last page. These were my teacher’s words:

I’m glad I didn’t read this at night. It’s been a while since I was so enthralled with a story. Very professionally done. The suspense, the ending, the style was excellent. I think I’ll read it to the other classes. Very impressive.

Not only did he read it to the other grade nines, he read it over the intercom to the entire school! Because of Mr. Thomas and a hapless bouquet of sunny daffodils, a writer was born.

Jacquie’s first book, Tidal Falls, a romantic suspense novel about second chances, released September of 2014.

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One man’s betrayal will seal another’s fate.

Ty Garrett fell in love with Katy Fowler from the moment they’d met. When her father’s betrayal yank the young couple apart, Ty becomes bitter.

After a decade away, Katy returns to Tidal Falls with plans to get married in her family’s theatre. But she hadn’t expected to run into Ty Garrett, the boy she’d never forgotten.

When unseen forces endanger their lives, can Ty save Katy and win back her love, or is it too late for these two star-crossed lovers?

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“Ty, I didn’t expect to see you here. That’s twice today. I’d almost think you had it planned.” Her steps faltered when she realized just where he was standing—in front of the condom section. She flapped a hand in front of her face, a futile attempt to calm her racing pulse and pink cheeks.

He eyed her embarrassment for an amused moment before leaning over and deliberately picking up a box of extra large—in his dreams—glow in the dark—really?—contraceptives. “Funny, that’s what I was going to say.” He dropped the box into the half-full basket he carried in one hand. “After all, sugar, I was here first.”

Her gaze helplessly followed the carton of Trojans. They landed on top of three cans of kitten food, various colorful toys, and some litter. Katy reached into the basket and plucked out a toy mouse. “Unless you’re into some kinky activities, Garrett, your cover is blown.” She pointed toward the shelves behind him filled with pet supplies.

He shrugged. “You’re the one who leapt to conclusions.”

She didn’t think he was talking about the condoms.

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Jacquie Biggar will award a $25 Amazon/BN GC to a randomly drawn commenter via Rafflecopter. Enter to win a $25 Amazon/BN GC – a Rafflecopter giveaway! Readers, follow the tour and comment; the more you comment, the better your chances of winning. The tour dates and places can be found here: Tour Schedule

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Jacquie Biggar, thank you for stopping by today!

Love & blessings to all! ❤


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8 thoughts on “the boy she’d never forgotten #Romance #Suspense @jacqbiggar @GoddessFish

  1. Mary Preston August 6, 2015 at 12:05 AM

    What ever happened to that story you wrote in school?

    • jbiggar2013 August 6, 2015 at 12:44 AM

      Hi Mary, I still have it actually 🙂 Every once in awhile I pull it out and read it again. I’m thinking one day I might see about publishing it as a children’s story if I can find someone to do the illustrations. Thanks for asking,

  2. jbiggar2013 August 6, 2015 at 12:45 AM

    Thanks for having me as your guest Jacey, I love your blog!

  3. Goddess Fish Promotions August 6, 2015 at 4:57 AM

    Thanks for hosting! Readers, the book is on sale for $0.99 until 2 PM Pacific/5 PM Eastern.

  4. Laverne Bellemare August 6, 2015 at 1:12 PM

    I’ve loved this series, looking forward to the next book.

    • jbiggar2013 August 6, 2015 at 3:51 PM

      Thanks Laverne 🙂 The next book is titled The Sheriff Meets his Match and will be released this fall! Join my newsletter and I’ll keep you up to date.

  5. Ree Dee August 7, 2015 at 12:10 AM

    Thank you for the post and the giveaway!

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