Monday, September 10, 2012

To Catch a Bad Guy by Marie Astor

Janet Maple's stellar career ended with a layoff and her boyfriend of almost five years told her that he wants to be just friends. When she lands a job at one of New York's premier boutique investment firms, Janet begins to hope that her luck is finally turning for the better. Not only is she happy with her new paycheck, but things also seem to be looking up on the personal front, as the company's handsome attorney expresses keen interest in Janet. However, her euphoria is short-lived, as Janet soon discovers alarming facts about her new employer's business tactics. When her boss dismisses her suspicions as groundless, Janet finds herself confiding to a cute IT engineer, Dean Snider. The closer she gets to Dean, the more Janet is tempted to break her rule of not dating co-workers, but what she doesn't realize is that everything she knows about Dean, including his occupation and even his name, is a lie.

Dennis Walker is a top-notch white collar crime investigator who will stop at nothing to put culprits away. When an opportunity for an undercover assignment at one of New York's premier boutique broker dealers comes up, Dennis jumps at the chance, adopting a persona of geeky IT engineer, Dean Snider. While he may be an ace at his job, years of experience fail him when Dennis meets Janet Maple and finds himself torn between his professional obligations and his personal desires. Will he have to choose between his feelings and duty, or will he find a way to satisfy both?

Visit the links below to read clips from Marie’s latest romance novel To Catch a Bad Guy!

November 5 – Change the Word

November 6- The Autumn Review

November 9 – The Book Bag

November 11- Lost in Literature

November 14- Samantha March

November 18 – Jersey Girl Book Reviews

November 19 – Chick Lit Plus

**Everyone who leaves a comment below will be entered in the giveaway! Anyone who purchases their copy of How To Catch a Bad Guy  before November 19 and sends their receipt to Samantha (at) ChickLitPlus (dot) com, will get five bonus entries! Three individual winners will receive a piece of jewelry shown above, and one bonus winner will receive a $10 Amazon gift card! Please note this is open to US residents only.** 

Winners!!  (Please email me with your mailing address for the jewelry prizes!)

Prize # 1 - Sterling Silver Lapis Lazuli Necklace – Catherine Lee

Prize # 2 - Silver plated multi semiprecious gemstone necklace –Alicia

Prize #3  - Silver plated blue agate necklace- Susan

Prize #4 - $10 Amazon gift card - Lisa

Author Bio:

Marie Astor is the author of contemporary romance novels This Tangled Thing Called Love, Lucky Charm, On the Rim of Love, romantic suspense, To Catch a Bad Guy, and a short story collection,  A Dress in a Window. Marie is also the author of young adult fantasy adventure novel, Over the Mountain and Back.

If you would like to learn more about Marie’s writing, please stop by her website: or visit her on Facebook:

Books by Marie Astor:

This Tangled Thing Called Love – a contemporary romance about overcoming one’s inhibitions, learning to tango, and finding one’s true love match.

Lucky Charm – a humorous contemporary romance about love, luck and friendship.

On the Rim of Love – a contemporary romance about the unexpected power of love.

A Dress in a Window – a collection of short stories about love, coincidences, and fate.

Over the Mountain and Back – young adult fantasy adventure novel about a boy who takes his snowboard for a ride and finds himself in a magical, hidden world he never knew existed.

Connect with Marie!

Twitter: @marieastor



  1. Marie's books are always so fun!
    catherinelee100 at gmail dot com

  2. I have not read any of Mary's books either but will add to my TBR list. I like Tom right away.

  3. I love the humor that comes with a mistaken identity :). This book looks great!

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  4. This book looks so cute. And the cover is so eye-catching with its bright orange to pink and the adorable dog! :) Thanks for having me as part of the tour. I look forward to reading this one!

  5. Looks like a great book - happy to be part of the tour.

  6. Thank you All for your wonderful comments!
    Your kind words mean the world to me!


  7. It's awesome to be one of the winners...Whoo Hoo! Thanks, Marie.

  8. Awesome! And my fav color is blue so this is perfect. Thanks so much!

  9. I received the necklace today. Thanks so much! It's beautiful.

  10. I received mine today as well. So gorgeous! Thank you!!


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