Saturday, August 1, 2015

Beach Reads in August Giveaway Hop

Welcome to the Beach Reads in August Giveaway Hop, hosted by Stuck In Books.  The summer is really heating up.  Looking for some books to read while you try to beat the heat at the beach?  Then this hop is for you!  Come join the fun, add to that TBR pile that—if it's anything like mine—is already teetering near the ceiling and enter to win some great goodies.

If you like powerful immortal heroes, kick-ass heroines, lots of action, romance, and passion, my upcoming release Shadows Strike has all of the above and will hit shelves on August 25th.  :-)

"Fans of terrific paranormal romance have hit the jackpot with Duvall and her electrifying series."
—RT Book Reviews

U.S. law enforcement agent Heather Lane can read minds. But not the future. The dream of battle and blood that recurs every night must be a fluke, some obscure terror from her own mind. What its significance might be, she can’t guess: an attack from seven psychotic vampires at once, only separated from nightmare by an eighth very different immortal. A handsome, brave man fighting at her side, a man she misses when she wakes.

Then the dream comes true. Heather is flung into a war between predators and protectors of humanity, the man from her dreams beside her again. Except now that she’s awake, she isn’t sure she can trust Ethan, or the shadow organization he represents. The U.S. military doesn’t trust either of them. But against an onslaught of evil like the one that’s coming, it will take everything they have just to survive...

"A wonderful mix of engaging romance and action-packed excitement."
—Paranormal Kiss

"The only thing stopping me from reading this in one sitting was my body's need for food and sleep. It was that good."

"Another amazing installment in this series."
Liz, Kindles & Wine

My prize here on the hop is a signed ARC of Shadows Strike + swag (bookmarks, trading cards, and postcards).


The Beach Reads in August Giveaway Hop runs from August 1, 2015, 12:00am EST through August 15, 2015, 11:59pm EST.  My giveaway is open internationally to those who can legally enter.  No purchase necessary.

Mandatory entry
Leave a comment on this post during the hop (please include your email address) and tell me what your favorite read has been so far this summer.  :-)  Also mention extra entries.   

Extra entries
For extra entries you may do any or all of the following, but be sure to mention them in your comment.

+1  Follow my blog. 

+1  Like My Facebook Page.

+1  Share my giveaway on Facebook.

+1  Follow me on Twitter.

+1  Share my giveaway on Twitter.

+1  Follow me on Amazon.

Selecting a Winner

I will use to choose my prize winner after verifying all entries and will announce it here by August 19th.  If the winner's email address is included in her/his comment, I will email her/him, too.  The winner will have one week to contact me.

Have Fun on the Hop!


  1. My favorite read has been Wolf Trouble by Paige Tyler :)

  2. My favourite read has been Every Last Breath by Jennifer L. Armentrout so far :)

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  3. My favorite read are Sacrifice by Adriana Locke and The Black Wolf by JA Redmerski.

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  4. My favorite read so far has been Protect Her Part Ten by Ivy Sinclair
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  5. I like Soul Scorched by Donna Grant
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  6. My favorite book so far this year is: Those Girls by Chevy Stevens. I follow you on Amazon, fb and your blog.

    Martha Lawson

  7. So far my favourite read has been The Paper Magician trilogy. It invaded my dreams and I dreamed about paper folding for quite a few nights.

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    Amanda Brown

  8. Favorite read: Ride Steady by Kristen Ashley

    I follow your blog by email

    +1 I liked your Facebook Page.

    +1 I shared your giveaway on Facebook. Diane Cote Sadler.

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  9. Favorite read so far this year is Nine Minutes by Flynn.

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  10. started my summer off right with A Sorceress of His Own, also discovered Sherrilyn Kenyon's League series which I'm trying to work through at a steady pace rather than binging on

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  11. WATER FOR ELEPHANTS by Sara Gruen has been my favorite.

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  12. A sorceress of his own - totally fell in love with it.
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  13. This Summer I've been devouring the Chicago Vampire series by Chloe Neill...and counting the days until Magic Shift by Ilona Andrews is releases.

    Thanks for the amazing giveaway!
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    my fave summer read is between The Deal and The Mistake, both part of the Off-Campus series by Elle Kennedy.

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  16. Fav. read: Queen of Zombiehearts by Gena Showalter
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    My favorite summer read has been Rock Hard by Nalini Singh
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  18. My favorite read this summer? That's a tough one. I'm just starting Ilona Andrew's new Kate Daniels book, so this may change, but for the moment, I really enjoyed The Veil by Chloe Neill. My email is

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    +1 Share my giveaway on Facebook.
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  19. My favorites so far were Call On Me by Roni Loren, Marked by Rebecca Zanetti and I'm about halfway through Magic Shifts by Ilona Andrews and at the rate it's going it will be on this list as well.

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    Thanks so much!

  20. My favorite reads this summer are re-reads. I'm on a Kristen Ashley kick and I'm reading The Burg series again. rluken05AThotmailDOTcom
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  21. no fav book yet

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  22. Thanks for being a part of this FUN blog hop!

    My favorite book this year is Bengal's Quest by Lora Leigh.

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    +1 GFC = Juana Esparza

    +1 FB = Juana Esparza

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    +1 Amazon Follower = Juana Maria Esparza

  23. My favorite book so far this summer is The Scary Girls by JD Kaplan


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  24. One of my favorites is Ride Steady by Kristen Ashley. Fantastic story. Looking forward to reading this book.
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    Amazon follower is Carol Luciano.
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  25. One of my favorites is Ride Steady by Kristen Ashley. Fantastic story. Looking forward to reading this book.
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    Amazon follower is Carol Luciano.
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  26. My favorite read this summer has been Pirate's Alley by Suzanne Johnson. Thanks for the great giveaway!
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  27. Shards of Hope by Nalini Singh has been my favorite read so far this summer.
    +1 – follow blog
    +1 – like FB page
    +1 – shared on FB
    +1 – follow on Amazon
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    Darynda Jones' Eighth Grave After Dark
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  29. Hi Dianne, I actually started listening to your series this summer, it is one of my favorite reads! Can't wait for Shadow Strike to be released! I did all of the extra entries above. My email address is

    1. +1 follow your blog
      +1 like Facebook page (Iris Salazar)
      +1 shared giveaway but don't know how to paste link from phone
      +1 follow on Twitter (@iriscar73)
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      +1 follow on Amazon (Iris Salazar)

  30. The last book I read Hard to Fight by Bella Jewel.
    I follow your blog, like your facebook page, follow on twitter, I follow on amazon.
    Mary Mattson

  31. I liked The Bane Chronicles

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  32. My favorite (so far) was a listen =) to Nora Roberts The Collector. Loved it and it made me remember how much I love her style in writing.
    Thanks for the giveaway & Happy Friday!
    Following on FB, AZ & Twitter (Linda Larsson, @fr_larsson)

  33. So far it's been Kitty Saves the World by Carrie Vaughn. Good way to end the series.

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  34. Thanks for the giveaway. so far my favorite read has been
    Daughter of Dusk by Livia Blackbrune

    +1 followed your blog GFC

    +1 liked your post on facebook

    +1 shared the giveaway on facebook

    +1 followed you on amazon

  35. Done All. Thank you. Some of my favorite reads this summer have been The Seal of Protection series by Author Susan Stoker; Chase The Darkness by J.D. Tyler; Priest by Sierra Simone and The Unleashing (Call of Crows) by Shelly Laurenston.
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  36. My favorite so far is Miracle at the Higher Grounds Cafe.

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