Wednesday, July 23, 2014

**Blitz & Giveaway ~ Come Back ~ JA Huss**

Guess what?!? Come Back, by the uber-talented JA Huss released! I'm almost done reading it...and it's fan-freakin-tastic! Here are the details, an excerpt, and a giveaway you tide y'all over until my review posts. ;)

Come Back (Dirty,  Dark, And Deadly #2)
by JA Huss
Genre: Erotic Suspense
Release Date: July 21, 2014

“Secrets keep the darkness alive,” Harper tells me. But that’s not how I see it at all. Secrets keep me alive. The truth is overrated. Honesty is never the best policy. And when your job involves killing the most dangerous men on earth, knowing more than you should, will get you killed.

"Death is a business deal," I tell her back. And I make that deal every chance I get. Secrets are currency in my world. I pay my debts with them. I feed on them. They ground me in the present and they promise me a future.

But Harper Tate is everything I've ever wanted. She is my promise, she is my past, she is my future. She can be mine. She will be mine. All I have to do is complete the mission.

There's just one problem.

I have no idea what it is.

Merc picks up on the second ring too. I love consistency. "Jasus fucking Christ, where the hell have you been?"

"Traveling. You think I have hidden wormholes I can pop in and out of to get places or what?"

"Yeah, well, Twifter is not happy, asshole."

"Twifter can kiss my ass. None of that shit this morning was me. But anyway, we're here. Thanks for the beer." I take a swig and let out a long, "Ahhh," trying to piss off Merc, but that's when I see the Smurf watching me from the jail cell up on the foyer terrace. "Call you later," I say, and then I press end on the phone. "What the fuck you doing up there?"

"Who the hell were you talking to?" she snarls back.

"Merc." I hold up my beer and give her a pretend cheers.

"Obviously that phone call was Merc. Before Merc, who the hell were you talking to?"

"My secretary." She stares at me and them gets up and walks to the jail cell door. That little shit was sleeping up in that jail cell. What a freak. "Why?" I ask her. "You got a problem with me making calls?"

She walks towards the steps and stops at the top. She's all sweaty and flushed from the heat, and her hair is still wet from her earlier shower. The scratches from the thorn run-in this morning are still there, but now that the dried blood has been properly washed away, they are not so bad. She looks better and worse all at the same time. She looks unstable.

"When you make a call to an associate from a phone that's supposedly not secure, a phone that had some cryptic message you tried to blame on me, then year. I have a big fucking problem."

"Watch your fucking mouth around me, kid. Or I'll smack the shit out of it."

She reaches behind her and pulls out a gun and points it at me. "Is that right?"

"You better shoot me right the fuck now. Because if you don't, I'll kill you just for pointing that weapon at me."

She reevaluates her target and decides on a spot above my head. Smurfette is clever. "Who were you talking to?"

I eye the diameter of the chamber on her weapon and guesstimate .40. "You sure you can handle that thing? It's got a nice kick to it. And if you miss me, I won't miss you."

"I don't miss. And I've been shooting this Glock for a while now. So I'll happily take my chances. Now, who were you talking to?"

"I already told you. My secretary, checking for messages. And Merc, returning a call."

"You were checking in. Who's running this operation?"

"I thought you knew?"

She thinks about this for a few seconds. Gives it some consideration before she answers. "I know who I'm working for. I know who sent you to get me. And I don't think we're on the same side anymore."

"That's too bad then," I tell her with a shrug of my shoulders. "I was just beginning to like you. I was starting to hope I wouldn't have to kill you."
"Funny," she says with a coolness that sends a chill up my arm. "I was thinking the same thing."

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JA Huss is the USA Today best-selling author of the Rook and Ronin series, the epic science fiction I Am Just Junco series, and hundreds of kid-friendly science books in subjects such as biology, physics, anatomy and physiology, astronomy, and forensics. She has an undergraduate degree in equine science and a master's degree in forensic toxicology. She has never taken a creative writing class and she hopes she never will.


  1. Smurfette, LOL? Thanks for the excerpt, Brandee! I already added it to my wishlist ;)

    1. I've laughed at that too, Jessica. I used to get called that in junior high. :)

  2. Oh good lord! I already own like two or three J.A. Huss books. Why haven't I read them yet? Everytime you post an excerpt I get really excited about them. That's it, I'm going to my calendar and finding a place for one of them right now! Great excerpt by the way ;)

    1. If you need help deciding which to read first, let me know. ;)

  3. I LOVE JA Huss and you know that! I have read Come, but still need to get COME BACK... soon I hope!

    Naomi @ Nomi’s Paranormal Palace

  4. Again, you and your JA Huss! Seriously dude!

  5. Dude, Huss is a writing machine. I like that excerpt, am looking forward to your review and am again reminded to read her books, soon!

  6. YAY to J.A. Huss. I signed up for the blitz, I just realized I didn't get my blitz stuff. Hmmm that has happened to me a few times of late . Signed up to do stuff and not got info. Maybe I got spammed :P I LOVE J.A. HUSS!! She is brilliant!!!! Well done for spreading the word, Brandee :D

  7. Wowza that is some good stuff. I definitely ned to start reading her books. Thank you for sharing!!!


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