Monday, May 13, 2013

Catching the Bad Guy by Marie Astor





Janet Maple and Dennis Walker make a good team: she is a top-notch white collar crime investigator, and so is he. Both Janet and Dennis are thrown in for a loop when Janet’s treacherous snake of an ex-boyfriend, Alex Kingsley, is appointed as their new boss, and the case that was supposed to be the highlight of their careers is dismissed for lack of evidence.
To make matters worse, Alex is asking Janet to get back together, and the one man she wishes would ask her out sees her as nothing more than a coworker. Janet’s love life soon becomes the least of her worries, as she begins to suspect that Alex’s rekindled interest in her is driven by ulterior motives. She is determined to get to the bottom of things, but she can’t do it alone.  
Together, Janet and Dennis team up to solve a tangled white collar crime web that leads to powerful politicians and corporate executives. Armed with their keen instincts and skills, Janet and Dennis are bound to succeed. There is just one glitch: both are attracted to each other, and both refuse to admit it. Will Janet and Dennis solve the biggest case of their careers or will their attraction to each other get in the way?
*Catching the Bad Guy is book two of the Janet Maple Series, but it can easily be read on its own.*

May 27 – Lavender & Camomile Press –  Excerpt

May 27 – Regina May Ross – Excerpt

May 28 – Free eBooks Daily – Q&A & Excerpt

May 29 – A Blue Million Books – Excerpt

May 29 – Evolved World – Excerpt

June 1 – Books, DIY’s and Randomness – Q&A & Excerpt

June 3 – Authors to Watch – Excerpt

June 4 – Chick Lit Goddess – Guest Post & Excerpt

June 4- A Buckeye Girl Reads – Q&A & Excerpt

June 5 – Curling Up With a Good Book – Guest Post

June 6 – Dr. Pepper Diva – Guest Post

June 7 – Chick Lit Plus –  Excerpt

June 10 – The Book Bag – Excerpt



**Everyone who leaves a comment below will be entered in the giveaway! Anyone who purchases their copy of Catching the Bad Guy before June 10 and sends their receipt to Samantha (at) ChickLitPlus (dot) com, will receive 5 bonus entries! Want to receive more bonus entries? Get 1 point for liking Marie's Facebook page, and one point for becoming Marie's fan on GoodReads! Please leave your points in your comment section below. Five individual winners will receive a piece of jewelry shown to the right, and one bonus winner will receive a $20 Amazon gift card! Please note this is open to US residents only.**

**Winners!**


Prize 1: Blue fossil sterling silver necklace – Emily Lewis
Prize 2: Rose and plum quartz sterling silver bracelet – Mayas Sanders
Prize 3: Amethyst sterling silver earrings – Susan @ The Book Bag
Prize 4: Coral necklace – Catherine Lee
Prize 5: Sandstone and aventurine necklace – Natasha
Prize 6: Amazon Gift Card – Traveler


Author Bio:



Marie Astor is a die-hard romantic, which is why she loves writing in the contemporary romance genre.
Marie Astor is the author of Janet Maple romantic suspense series: To Catch a Bad Guy and Catching the Bad Guy, contemporary romance novels This Tangled Thing Called Love, Lucky Charm, Smitten at First Sight, 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. Marie’s next novel, book three of the Janet Maple Series, is expected to be released in late fall of 2013.
In her spare time, Marie enjoys being adventurous out-of-doors. She often gets new story ideas while she is hiking up a mountain or trying to avoid bumping into a tree while skiing.
Marie loves hearing from her readers and always answers all of her email personally. Please visit www.marieastor.com to join Marie’s mailing list for updates on contests and new book releases or drop her a line at marie.astor@yahoo.com.
  
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30 comments:

  1. I'm a big fan of Marie's. She's awesome...she writes GREAT female characters. I already have my copy of Catching the Bad Guy. We're friends on Fb and I like her on Fb and am a fan on Goodreads.

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  2. HELLO MARIE. I LIKE THE TITLE OF YOUR NOVEL. JANET AND DENNIS WILL HAVE THEIR HANDS FULL WITH THEIR CASE AND EACH OTHER. HOW SEXY. YOUR GIVEAWAY ROCKS!!!!

    TIFFANY M
    ttm1172@yahoo.com

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    1. I HAVE TWO POINTS!!!

      TIFFANY M
      ttm1172@yahoo.com

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  3. liked the page, sent receipt, became a fan! Such a fun tour!!!

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  4. I like books with dogs featured in them since I'm a dog-lover and have been all my life. This is a new author for me to read. I'm glad I read the blog today.
    JFWisherd(at)aol(dot)com

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  5. I am now a fan of Marie's on Goodreads.
    JFWisherd(at)aol(dot)com

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  6. I am happy I found you as an author. I am enjoying your books and spreading the word.
    mayasjsanders@gmail.com

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    1. I have 7 points. Book purchase, fb fan, and goodreads fan.

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  7. I am reading To Catch a Bad Guy now and Catching a Bad Guy is next on my TBR list. I am a fan of Marie on Facebook and Goodreads. Love her and her books!

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  8. To Catch is already on my reading list... will have to add the second installment! :) (Liked her FB page.)

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  9. I really like the cover and would pick it up based on that alone. Though the blurb is definitely a story I like. When an ex is in the picture things always gets interesting which for Janet might put her in a awkward position :)

    I am elibigle for the egift card and would like to be entered please.
    Na S.
    Cambonified(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  10. I have three dogs of my own - dacshunds named Charlie, Lady, and Shirley. I love the pooch on the cover. My daughter has read Marie's books and told me about her.

    I don't do facebook or goodreads.

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  11. This sounds like a great series. I have both books on my Kindle now so let the reading commence!

    I 'liked' on Facebook and am a fan on Goodreads. (2 bonus points)

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  12. Marie, I'm so thrilled you have entered my life because your books seem to be exactly the type of books I LOVE to read!!
    I cannot wait to start reading them all! Pure excitement from this book lover :)

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  13. I love Marie's books. I have only read a few but I can't wait to read them all. I am a fan on facebook and good reads.

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  14. I just read Lucky Charm and loved it. What attention to detail with the story and setting both! Great job, I'm a fan.

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  15. So excited to try Marie's newest book! The cover is adorable! <3

    Karielle Stephanie @ Books à la Mode
    thestephanieloves AT gmail DOT com

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  16. Thank you so much for all the wonderful comments! I very much appreciate your support of my books!

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  17. I would really like to know what happens to Janet and Dennis in this book the book description has made me want to read this book. I really like how there seems to be mystery, romance, and of course a little bit of womens fiction mixed into this one book. It sounds like a great read. Thanks for the giveaway jsididia at gmail dot com

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    1. I have THREE points total, because I am a facebook and goodreads fan. Thanks. jsididia at gmail dot com

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  18. I am captivated with your wonderful book. I have two dogs and enjoy this story. saubleb(at)gmail(dot)com

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  19. I downloaded on my kindle and delete my receipts. how can I get a copy of my receipt to enter?
    Fan of Marie's on fb, and believe also on Goodreads, if not I will be!! Lol
    Can't wait to read, and we have a cousin Dennis Walker, wonder if I'll ever think the same way of him after reading!!
    REALLY have thoroughly enjoyed communicating with Marie... lovely woman!
    put me down for 7pts please!

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  20. Sounds like a great read!!
    Thanks for the chance to win!
    natasha_donohoo_8 at hotmail dot com

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  21. Sounds interesting

    bn100candg at hotmail dot com

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  22. Glad I found this blog. Marie is such a sweetheart. Getting ready to read the first book. Liked both Facebook and goodreads!

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  23. Love the cover! The blurb sounds great as well, and I'm glad to know it can be read on its own--I like jumping into a series and knowing if I like it I can spend even more time with the characters!

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  24. So excited to read this!
    (PS I'm a fan of yours on Goodreads - Kayla C/gatorkayla)
    Thanks for the awesome giveaway :D

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