I’m hosting the starter day party today for the book tour for African-American romance “A Brooklyn Love Affair: Vixen and Gino Story”. The tour runs from November 23 to December 7. I’ll review the book on December 3.
10 lucky winners have a chance to get an eBook copy of the book! Scroll down to participate.
November 23rd: Starter Day Party @ I Heart Reading
November 24th: Book Excerpt @ Leigh Anderson Romance
November 26th: Promo Post @ I’m an Eclectic Reader
November 28th: Author Interview @ Editor Charlene’s Blog
November 30th: Promo Post @ Cara Correnti’s Blog
December 1st: Book Excerpt @ Cassidy Crimson’s Blog
December 3rd: Book Review @ I Heart Reading
December 5th: Promo Post @ Paranormal Romance…And Beyond
December 6th: Character Interview @ The Book Daily
December 7th: Book Review @ Bedazzled Reading
About the Book
Author: Tya Marie
Genre: African-American urban fiction
Vixen Williams has always been known as a woman of many faces. The fiercely devoted one she uses for her best friend, the one of a lover and confidant to her fiancé, and the real one she keeps reserved for looking in the mirror and battling her inner demons. Life is fairly normal for Vixen until her verbally abusive mother reenters her life, dredging up traumatic childhood memories, and bringing a handsome stranger into the mix with her devious antics causing Vixen to reprise her role as caregiver and bread winner.
Gino Romano is infamous for many reasons: his notoriety for being one of the youngest king pins in New York City, the cold manner in which he handles business, and the notable political ties he’s managed to create along the way through “profit sharing.” However, the most prominent thing he is known for is the ice fortress he has built around his heart. Because of his past, Gino keeps women at an arms length, believing it hard to find one who could accept the scarred past he comes with. Until he lays eyes on Vixen.
Brought together for all the wrong reasons, Vixen and Gino find a common ground that not only develops into a budding friendship, but sparks a love affair. From the moment they become one they must fight to protect their love from those who plan to destroy it by any means necessary, one of which being the very reason Vixen ran away from home ten years ago in the dead of night.
Will the forces determined to see Gino and Vixen destroyed win? Or will their love prevail?
Set in a spicy Brooklyn backdrop, A Brooklyn Love Affair brings to life pain, forgiveness, and the never ending possibility of finding love.
Born and raised in the Bedford Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, Tya Marie has always had an overactive imagination. So much that she would daydream and make up “movies” in her head, which would eventually turn into the stories she would later pen. By the age of twelve Tya decided it was time to take her daydreams to life and began writing young adult novels which helped her hone her skills and provided the literary fix she needed after plowing through her entire book collection. It wasn’t until she reached sixteen that she became intrigued by urban fiction and related to it more than she did the mainstream fiction she binged on. Deciding that she wanted to bring her own heart and soul into the urban fiction genre she penned countless novels and has continued to do so over the past eight years with A Brooklyn Love Affair: Vixen and Gino’s Story being her first published piece. Tya still resides in Brooklyn where she continues to create new love affairs.