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I asked to all the authors joining the GayRomLit convention in Atlanta in October (http://gayromlit.com/grl-authors) a personal favor, a special Ebook Giveaway: everyday I will post 1 book from each author, and among those who will leave a comment, I will draw a winner. Very easy and very fast ;-) I will send a PM to the winner, so remember to not leave anonymous comments!

And the ebook giveaway goes to: julesjones

Today author is Anna Martin: Anna Martin is from a picturesque seaside village in the south west of England. After spending most of her childhood making up stories, she studied English Literature at university before attempting to turn her hand as a professional writer. Apart from being physically dependent on her laptop, she is enthusiastic about writing and producing local grassroots theatre (especially at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, where she can be found every summer), travelling, learning to play the ukulele, and Ben & Jerry’s New York Super Fudge Chunk. Although her most recent work is in the LGBT Adult Fiction genre, in the past Anna has worked on a variety of different projects including short stories, drabbles, flash fiction, fan fiction, plays for both children and adults and poetry. She has written novels in the Teen or Young Adult genre, Romance and Fantasy novels. Anna is, by her own admission, almost unhealthily obsessed with books. The library she has amassed is both large and diverse; "My favourite books," she says, "are 'The Moonstone' by Wilkie Collins, 'To Kill a Mockingbird' by Harper Lee and 'Oryx and Crake' by Margaret Atwood." She also owns multiple copies of Michael Crichton's Jurassic Park books and re-reads the Harry Potter novels with almost startling regularity. Anna claims her entire career is due to the love, support and creative ass-kicking provided by her closest friend Jennifer. Jennifer refuses to accept any responsibility for anything Anna has written.
Website: http://www.annamartin-fiction.com
Most recent title : Tattoos & Teacups
Publishers: Dreamspinner Press

Cricket by Anna Martin
Paperback: 280 pages
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press (July 1, 2013)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1623808766
ISBN-13: 978-1623808761
Amazon: Cricket
Amazon Kindle: Cricket

New York native Henry Richardson needs a change. His boyfriend just dumped him, and his business has fallen victim to the economy. But is jumping on a plane after a surprise phone call taking things too far?

The promise of a new opportunity drags Henry away from the city to a tiny village in the English countryside and an enormous manor house his great-grandmother wants to bequeath him. As an experienced wedding planner, he sees the potential in renovating the dilapidated building and using it for events. All he needs is to find some local businesses to provide the essentials.

That's how Henry meets Ryan Burgess, the shy but hardworking owner of an organic farm. The spark between them sizzles slowly while work on the house continues, but Ryan is deeply in the closet and unwilling to take the last step. They finally find something that clicks in cricket, something that Henry, a former amateur baseball player, is surprisingly good at. For him, cricket helps bridge the gap between England and New York-but unless Ryan can find something to span the divide between his sexuality and his fear, their relationship doesn't stand a chance.

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Comments

( 7 comments — Leave a comment )
bodleian
Aug. 6th, 2013 08:24 am (UTC)
Looks good. Please add me to the list.
imidealistic
Aug. 6th, 2013 08:59 am (UTC)
I love watching cricket!! count me in pls! thank you!
spike7451
Aug. 6th, 2013 12:24 pm (UTC)
As an Aussie, I'm a cricket tragic.... would love to be added to the list please.

Thank you.
qbeeqt
Aug. 6th, 2013 12:49 pm (UTC)
As a Canadian, I know absolutely nothing about cricket but my home overlooks a park where every weekend in the summer a game is played. This past weekend must have been a tournament because there were multiple games each day.

Perhaps this book would give some insight as to what's happening out on the field. So... Yes please, count me in! Thanks! :D
bokl_c
Aug. 6th, 2013 01:45 pm (UTC)
oh please count me in.

thanks
whitestar
Aug. 6th, 2013 06:40 pm (UTC)
Count me in please :)
julesjones
Aug. 6th, 2013 10:17 pm (UTC)
That one does look interesting. :-) Count me in, please.
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