Hero’s Blog Hop (July 27 to July 31, 2012)

THIS CONTEST IS NOW OVER.  Thanks to everyone who participated.  Congratulations to Gaeile for being the random winner of this blog.  All winners of the Hero’s Blog Hop will be listed at http://carrieannbloghops.blogspot.com/2012/08/hero-hop-winners.html  by August 2, 2012.

Hero’s Blog Hop (July 27 to July 31, 2012)
A Hero Who Doesn’t Bite

Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Cullen Danes. I’m an investigator for the British Aviation Ministry. I’ve never fostered any grand illusions about being anyone’s hero. That was until I met Nina Holt. She was working as a hostess for the International Aviation Conference in New York City when our paths crossed. From the moment I saw her, I knew she could replace the woman I slept with in my dreams.

From our first encounter, I couldn’t tell if Nina felt the same attraction towards me; and if she did, would our relationship end up sour and bitter like my parents marriage had? I wanted to know her better but I feared I’d mess up my chances. I was a broken man and I learned she was a broken woman.

I came to the conference in New York City to learn more about the North Atlantic Aviation Authority. You see, I was notified by Lieutenant Bruhn at Scotland Yard that a good friend of mine, American pilot Steve McKenna, had been murdered at Faversham Airport in England. Steve worked as a private pilot for an airport in Massachusetts owned by a consortium, the North Atlantic Aviation Authority. He was on assignment at the time to transport cargo to Faversham Airport which is also owned by the NAAA. Scotland Yard’s investigators found a stash of stolen credit cards in Steve’s locker suggesting he was involved in a credit card fraud ring. I knew Steve couldn’t be involved in criminal activity. I needed to find out who set Steve up and had him killed.

What I couldn’t anticipate at the conference was meeting Nina. Without her, I would’ve never discovered how Steve became entangled in a credit card fraud ring and the identity of his killer. She was exactly what I needed in more ways than one, and I filled in the gaps in her own life.

Crushed by one broken engagement, Nina hid her need for a man’s love by focusing her energies on a profession in public relations. That is until I entered her life. I asked her to come to England with me. A week after I returned home she came, leaving her family to be with me. I don’t dream about being with a woman. I have her in my life.

*Cullen Danes is the hero in my latest novel The King Maker from Champagne books. Now available in both print and ebook found here: http://champagnebooks.com/shop/index.php?route=product/manufacturer&manufacturer_id=117

Use promo code:   XeJul12  in your order to purchase ebooks at 50% off of the retail price.  Offer is good until August 1, 2012 at champagnebooks.com

If you’d like a chance to win a free ebook copy of The King Maker, please post a comment between July 27 to July 31, 2012. I’ll choose one winner. Please include your email in the comment box or URL where I can contact you. Thanks for playing.

Hero’s Blog Hop will be open from July 27 to July 31, 2012. The contest has THREE grand prizes. You, as a reader, can go to EACH blog and comment with your email address to be entered to win. Yep, you can enter over 100 times! Click on the image below to check out the other blogs or go to http://www.linkytools.com/basic_linky_include.aspx?id=147358

Prizes
1st Grand Prize: A Kindle Fire or Nook Tablet
2nd Grand Prize: A $50 Amazon or B&N Gift Card
3rd Grand Prize: The following Swag Pack!

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