Hi there, Waterworld Mermaid Lagoon. Bayside Blogger here. My little gossip birdies (you know who you are) tell me that one of these so-called “Mermaids” has a new book out. That’s right. Nora Roberts-wannabe, Kerri Carpenter, just released Falling for the Right Brother. Who wants to fall for the right brother? My cute little stiletto-wearing self would more than likely go for the wrong brother. Wink, wink.
Rumor has it Kerri wrote two more books in this series. Even bigger rumor is that this series is all about…moi. Gasp! Now, who would be interested in little ole mascara-clad, gossip-loving, fabulous me? Snort. The real question, dear Mermaids, is who wouldn’t be?
While you try to learn who I really am, I’ll just go about my business and tell you that someone’s back in town. That’s right, little Ellie Owens has returned home. She goes by Elle now and is quite changed from the nerdy little mouse who was in love with Jasper Dumont back in high school. Nicknames aren’t the only things that are different. Elle has been spotted all around town with Jasper’s older and totally hot and sexy brother Cam. Hmmm, stay tuned for more on this developing story.
Now, what else has been happening, dear readers? Well, seems as if our resident blonde Mermaid who lives on the West Coast isn’t a fan of mine. Apparently, Ms. Carlene thinks that I’m causing trouble with all my gossip. The blonde that she is just doesn’t understand me (and my fabulousness). I’m only here to help. Sometimes people just need a little push. And gossip is the way to do it. Trust me. Would I ever lead you astray? Smirk. After all, who doesn’t want to be saved by the blog….
And there you have it folks, the infamous Bayside Blogger. Gotta love that spunk. I think she likes me ;-D One thing is for sure, YOU, dear readers, are going to love this book! Here are the sweet details just for you from our most sparkly Mermaid Kerri’s brand new release, Falling for the Right Brother. Enjoy!
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He liked being around Elle. Most women wanted to talk about their feelings. Not that there was anything wrong with that when it was needed. But there was a lot to be said for enjoying a quiet moment.
Plus, she could hold her own with him.
And she could cook.
And she was gorgeous.
Sneaking a glance at her, he felt his heart practically stop. She’d let her hair out of its ponytail. Now the wind was moving through it, light brown strands flying around her face. The setting sun cast an aura over her that highlighted her smooth skin. Awash in light, with a dreamy expression on her face, she looked serene, calm. Exquisite.
Exquisite? Ah, hell. He liked her.
She turned her head at his oath. “What was that?” she asked, an amused expression on her face.
He couldn’t like her. Not if she had any feelings for his brother. That wouldn’t be right.
All he wanted to do was kiss her. With his body tensed and primed at her nearness, he desperately wanted to draw her to him. He wanted those lips on his, those arms around him.
He met her curious gaze. Why couldn’t she be weird or crazy or just not his type?
“What are you thinking?” she wondered aloud.
“Do you still have feelings for my brother?” he blurted. Idiot. Her face fell and then he cursed himself for that. “Sorry, it’s none of my business.”
“It’s okay,” she said, waving her hand. “Jasper…I never really knew Jasper.”
“You were in the same class.” It sounded like an accusation.
“That doesn’t mean anything.,” she said slowly, taking a step toward him. “Dinner last night was the longest we’ve ever talked.”
It hit Cam then, crystal clear. Jealousy over that dinner was what had been bothering him all day. What had kept him awake the night before.
Feeling irritated even now, he wanted to pace. But she was standing so close. He could smell her perfume, a flowery scent that mixed with the aromas from the kitchen. Shouldn’t go together, but to him, it was intoxicating.
“Look, Elle, just tell me, once and for all, do you have feelings for my brother?”
“No,” she practically screamed. “And for the record, I would never go after someone who was taken.”
“Great. I don’t want you to do that.”
“Then what do you want, Cam?”
“I want to kiss you.”
“So kiss me.”
Award-winning romance author Kerri Carpenter writes contemporary romances that are sweet, sexy, and sparkly. When she’s not writing, Kerri enjoys reading, cooking, watching movies, taking Zumba classes, rooting for Pittsburgh sports teams, and anything sparkly. Kerri lives in Northern Virginia with her adorable (and mischievous) rescued poodle mix, Harry. Visit Kerri at her website, on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, or subscribe to her newsletter.
Be on the lookout for the next book in the Saved by the Blog Series
Bidding on the Bachelor
Saved by the Blog, Book 2
Harlequin Special Edition
Coming in: October 2017
***CONTEST DETAILS: TO BE ENTERED TO WIN A FREE COPY OF FALLING FOR THE RIGHT BROTHER, PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT BELOW. WINNER’S CHOICE OF ONE PAPERBACK OR ONE DIGITAL COPY. DUE TO SHIPPING COSTS, PAPERBACK OFFER IS ONLY AVAILABLE IN THE CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES. DIGITAL VERSION AVAILABLE TO ALL WHO ENTER! WINNER WILL BE CHOSEN MAY 27, 2017 AT 9PM PACIFIC TIME. GOOD LUCK!!***
6 thoughts on “Bayside Blogger Causes Huge Splash Over Sparkly New Romance Novel!”
I’d like to be the first to say how much I love this book, and it’s author! Good luck to everyone entering the contest!
I think that it is a cool premise to combine Gossip Girl, Saved by the Bell, and Sabrina. Well done Keri!
We love everything Harry’s mom writes! Can’t wait to read Falling For The Right Brother! And LOVE the cover! 💕
I can almost smell that perfume with whatever’s cooking in the kitchen. I wonder what she is wearing….
Hi everyone!!! Thanks for taking the time to read our post. And a huge glittery thank you to Carlene-Mermaid! Sorry about the Bayside Blogger. I tried to write something but of course she took over. What can I? She demands to be heard. Especially since her story is not going to be told until book 3!
Hello friends, I am happy to announce on behalf of Kerri and the Bayside Blogger that Theresa Touchstone is our book contest winner! Congratulations and thank you to everyone who visited and checked out Kerri’s new book. I hope the day is kind to you all.
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