Almost a Bride by Sarah Mayberry: Spotlight and Giveaway

April 15, 2014 Book/Blog Tours, Giveaway, Interview/Guest Post/Excerpt 2

Almost a Bride by Sarah Mayberry: Spotlight and Giveaway

Today, I am super-chuffed to be one of the stops on the book tour for the latest book in the Great Wedding Giveaway series from Montana Born Books, Sarah Mayberry’s Almost a Bride.

Here at MWR, as part of the book blast, you will find out a little about the book itself, an excerpt of awesome and there will be a prize on offer at the end. Yay!

Tell us what Almost a Bride is all about:

Almost A BrideTara Buck has always been the good sister, level-headed by comparison to Scarlett, her flaky, impulsive twin. But when Tara learns her fiancé has been cheating on her with one of his school students, the orderly world she’s created for herself suddenly feels as if it’s falling apart. For years she chose the safe option, but from now on she’s going to live a little, stretch her wings…be a little daring. And if that means acting on the long-suppressed feelings she’s always had for Reid Dalton, then so be it!

Reid has wanted Tara from the moment he met her, but she’s always been out of bounds. Not only is she his patrol partner at the Bozeman PD, she’s also engaged. But then her relationship blows up, and Reid finds himself battling his own instinct to stake his claim with the finest, hottest woman he’s ever known.

Even if anything did happen between them, it would only ever be temporary – Reid’s a born wanderer, while Tara’s roots run deep in Marietta. So even if things are good between them, it seems their romance is destined to be short and sweet…

Tara’s twin sister, Scarlett, also has a Spring Brides story: look out for Second Chance Bride by Trish Morey. Details from

Here’s a tempter from the pages of Almost a Bride to whet your appetite:

She pulled away, instinctively licking her lips to soothe them. Reid’s gaze followed the movement, and she was close enough to see his pupils dilate and his nostrils flare.

She went very still. And then she did something she’d been wanting to do for a very long time: she leaned close and kissed him, properly this time.

His mouth was warm, and she could taste the sweetness of the lemon meringue pie he’d had for dessert. She waited for him to respond, to do something, but he seemed to be waiting for something else. Something more.

Feeling bolder than bold, she ran her tongue along the closed seam of his lips, asking for entry. There was the smallest of pauses, then some of the tension went out of him as he opened to her, his tongue stroking hers, his mouth starting to move at last. His hands found her waist, his fingers gripping her warmly as his kiss became more demanding, more urgent.

A little bit about Sarah Mayberry:

Sarah MayberrySarah Mayberry is the award-winning, best selling author of more than 30 novels. She was born in Melbourne, Australia, and is the middle of three children. Sarah picked up a love of romance novels from both her grandmothers and has always wanted to be a writer. In line with this ambition, she completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in Professional Writing and Literature. It took her ten years and multiple attempts before her first book was accepted. During that time, Sarah worked in magazine publishing and the television industry, contributing to the internationally known Australian serial drama “Neighbours” and co-creating teen drama series “Karaoke High”. Sarah currently splits her time between writing for television and writing novels.

She lives in Melbourne by the bay with her husband and a small, furry Cavoodle called Max. When she isn’t writing, she loves reading, cooking, going to the movies and buying shoes.

You can find Sarah at her website (, Facebook and Twitter. You can also check out her author pages at Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

Now, here’s a little giveaway!

To celebrate the release of Almost a Bride, Sarah will be awarding a digital copy of the book to one randomly drawn commenter during the tour. Click on the tour banner at the top of the post to see the other stops on the tour. The more you comment, the better your chances are to win.

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