What’s on Page 45?


What'sonPage45Another fun part of the Chick Lit May celebration, I’m going to talk about what’s on page 45 of my new release, Pride and Butterflies. You’ll see other blogs below to visit if you’d like to check out what’s on page 45 of other great chick lit books. Enter to win our “What’s on Page 45 Giveaway” on each blog below!

On page 45, my character, Caralyn Sharp is shopping with the man she can’t stand and his mother. Caralyn meets Alex Garrison when he rear-ends her car. They don’t exactly hit it off. In fact, Caralyn does a lot of screaming at him. After that, she believed she’d seen the last of him. Guess what? Alex happens to be the Best Man in her best friend’s wedding and she is the Maid of Honor. Asked to help her friend with her future in-laws, Caralyn sucks it up and shows Alex and his mother, Phoebe, where they can find the best shopping in Charleston. Is it a little awkward? Oh yes! Being a Maid of Honor is rough sometimes. She’s incredibly stressed and Alex does something that surprises her. He suggests that Caralyn let Phoebe take over the bridal shower she doesn’t have time to put together.

I can’t just admit I haven’t done anything for it except send a hasty, badly written email from my phone.

“Hey, Mom,” he says. Phoebe looks up at him with a frown.

“You need the entire bedroom set, Alexander, the furniture you have is barely decent. Real wood is what you need.”

“Mom, Caralyn is pretty swamped at work right now. Would you be able to take over Susanna’s bridal shower completely?”

My mouth drops open. I can’t believe he is trying to help me.


Pageflex Persona [document: PRS0000026_00019]Find out more about Caralyn and Alex and read about their rocky road to love in Pride and Butterflies!

Caralyn Sharp has a demanding job and a love life that just walked out the door. She barely has time to be her best friend’s Maid of Honor. Right when she thinks things can’t get any worse, she brakes hard to avoid a turtle and is rear-ended by Alex Garrison. He’s a military officer with an attitude and the owner of the most amazing pair of blue eyes she’s ever encountered. As they continue to cross paths, she can’t decide what she wants more: to scream at him or stare into his dreamy eyes.

A one-pound package of caramels from Whitney’s Goodies http://whitneysgoodies.com/  Winner can choose their flavor from those listed below.
This giveaway is open to residents of the USA only.
The Girl Next Door (Crème Caramels): A scrumptious, full-bodied caramel. Old fashioned, melt-in-your-mouth bliss!
The Charmer (Chocolate Crème Caramels): This smooth, chocolate cream caramel will add panache to your day. An exquisite and elegant morsel, simply irresistible.
The Movie Star (Orange Crème Caramels): A timeless treat that will satisfy caramel fans of all ages. “The stuff that dreams are made of!”
The Bombshell (Lemon Crème Caramels): A bodacious bit of heaven with a bold citrus pallet. They will leave you satisfied and refreshed. Caramels are a girl’s best friend!
Always a Lady (Rose Caramels): A delicate bouquet of rose essence infuses this lovely caramel: alluring, tantalizing and reminiscent of another era. They are perfect for weddings and bridal showers. A definite for ladies who lunch or breakfast at Tiffany’s.
To enter, answer the following question in the comments section below.
“In 4 or 5 words, why do you think Pride and Butterflies would be a good read?”
Leave your full name, along with an e-mail address in your comment. A winner will be chosen via Random.org on Tuesday, May 19th.

You have 37 chances to win on all the participating blogs!


Other Participating Blogs:

Kristina Knight

Pippa Franks

Laura Kenyon 

Jayne Denker

Amy Gettinger 

Gina Henning 

Cat Lavoie

Jennifer Ammoscato

Lauren Clark

Laura Chapman

Celia Kennedy

Jennifer Farwell 

Glynis Astie

Clodagh Murphy

Stacey Wiedower

Bethany Turner

Tracy Krimmer 

Jillianne Hamilton

Catherine L. Hensley 

Becky Monson

Georgina Troy

Zanna Mackenzie

Jennifer Collin

Monique McDonell

Samantha March

Sky Greene

Whitney Dineen

Maggie Le Page

Kathryn Biel 

Meredith Schorr 

Karen M. Cox 

Rachel L. Hamm 

T. A. Munroe 

Heather Balog 

Jennie Marts 

Serena Clarke 

7 Replies to “What’s on Page 45?”

  1. It strikes close to home being an Air Force Wife with a husband who has very dreamy blue eyes! 🙂 It looks like it will be very fun and full of humor! So excited to read it!

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