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Tuesday, 31 March 2015

BLOG TOUR, REVIEW & #GIVEAWAY - Impossible Promise by Sybil Bartel

Book & Author details:

Impossible Promise by Sybil Bartel 
(Impossible Promise #1)
Published by: Carina Press (HQN)
Publication date: March 23rd 2015
Genres: Contemporary, New Adult, Romance


Three years ago, Layna Blair listened in horror over a telephone line as her parents were murdered. When the killer said she was next, Layna panicked and made a deadly deal—his secret in exchange for her life. She’s paid the price every day since, becoming a prisoner in plain sight.

Marine Sergeant Blaze Johnson offers Layna a way out—her freedom, his rules, no questions asked—and she takes it, despite knowing what her keepers do to people who get too close. She doesn’t know Blaze is fighting his own demons or that beneath his warrior façade is a man on the verge of breaking.

Embarking on a wild revenge mission with Blaze and his smooth-talking best friend, Talon, is not what Layna signed on for. But attempting to run when Blaze has made no secret he intends to make her his is a reckless mistake. With the killer closing in, it’s up to Blaze to save them all—and to Layna to realize that she’s risked the one thing she can’t afford to lose.

Book one of two / 93,000 words

Heat level: Steamy; not for under 17, it has open door sex scenes.


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5 out of 5 (exceptional)

Independent Reviewer for Archaeolibrarian - I Dig Good Books!

I was gifted this book in return for an honest review
I fell in love with this story right from the start, it intrigued me and held my attention. The story was well written and the characters were interesting to say the least! There was lots of action, nail biting moments, and moments when you just wanted to scream at Layna for being silly! 
I couldn't quite work out Talon's character he was very hot and cold and confused me at times, yet made an interesting addition to the storyline. His character  is one I would love to read deeper into.
Love the chemistry between Layna and Blaze/Buck they were sizzling hot!
This read was a 5/5 stars for me. The storyline, characters everything wrapped up nicely together. Cant wait to read the next book!

RAFFLECOPTER - Tour-wide giveaway - ends 9th April

$25 Amazon Gift Card (INTL)


One (1) ebook copy of No Apologies (Sybil’s first book- gifted via Amazon).


I grew up in Northern California with my head in a book and my feet in the sand. I dreamt of becoming a painter but the heady scent of libraries with their shelves full of books drew me into the world of storytelling. I love the New Adult genre, but any story about a love so desperately wrong and impossibly beautiful makes me swoon.

I now live in Southern Florida and while I don’t get to read as much as I like, I still bury my toes in the sand. If I’m not writing or fighting to contain the banana plantation in my backyard, you can find me spending time with my handsomely tattooed husband, my brilliantly practical son and a mischievous miniature boxer…
But Seriously?
Here are ten things you probably really want to know about me.
I grew up a faculty brat. I can swear like a sailor. I love men in uniform. I hate being told what to do. I can do your taxes (but don’t ask). The Bird Market in Hong Kong freaks me out. My favorite word is desperate…or dirty, or both—I can’t decide. I have a thing for muscle cars. But never reply on me for driving directions, ever. And I have a new book boyfriend every week—don’t tell my husband.

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1 comment:

  1. Glad you liked it, Mari! This sounds like a great read! :)