Book Tours: Starter Day Party Phoenix Rising


I’m hosting the starter day party today for the book tour for multicultural contemporary romance “Phoenix Rising”. The tour runs from October 20 to November 20. I’ll review the book on November 14. Stay tuned for the review, and in the mean time, visit the other blogs.

Tour Schedule

October 20th: Starter Day Party @ I Heart Reading

October 21st: Promo Post @ I’m an Eclectic Reader

October 22nd: Book Excerpt @ The Single Librarian

October 24th: Promo Post @ Bookaholic Ramblings

October 25th: Author Interview @ Forever Book Lover

October 26th: Book Excerpt @ Hollow Readers

October 28th: Book Review @ Forever Book Lover

October 30th: Promo Post @ 365 Days of Reading

October 31st: Book Excerpt @ The Book Daily

November 1st: Character Interview @ Bookaholic Ramblings

November 2nd: Book Excerpt @ The Reading Guru

November 4th: Book Review @ The Single Librarian

November 6th: Promo Post @ Majanka’s Blog

November 8th: Book Excerpt @ The Book Gazette

November 10th: Author Interview @ Cassidy Crimson’s Blog

November 12th: Book Excerpt @ Editor Charlene’s Blog

November 14th: Book Review @ I Heart Reading

November 16th: Promo Post @ Underneath the Covers

November 18th: Book Review @  Cassidy Crimson’s Blog

November 19th: Promo Post @ Bookish Madness

November 20th: Author Interview @ Editor Charlene’s Blog

About The Book

23287678Title: Phoenix Rising

Author: Leila Lacey

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Phoenix James is plus sized dynamo, she is tall and light skinned, very earthy and eclectic in the way she dresses.

Phoenix is funny and fun loving; she has the personality that can make friends in the desert. Outgoing and charismatic, easy to talk to. She is the girl that all the girls want to have as a friend and the girl that all the fellas think is cool. She is loyal to her friends and family to a point of sometimes hurting herself if they are not being true to her.

She is single and has no kids, she has been married once and that relationship ended in divorce after he cheated on her. Although on the outside she seems totally confident and comfortable in her own skin to the public; she is sad and insecure about her weight and finding true love, Because of her insecurities her choices in men have been bad and most times disastrous.

Nick Crowne is 6’2” with broad shoulders and chocolate brown skin and brown eyes. He was born and raised in Britain so has and accent. His dimple on his right cheek gets him out of a whole lot of trouble with the ladies. Always being a slender man he is not much of a gym rat but still has an amazingly toned body with a deep sensual voice; he was married to the love of his life who died in a car accident 6 years ago, with their two year old daughter. He is not looking for nor does he have a desire to be in a relationship. He has decided that he will never let that pain touch him again. Besides the fact that being married to him was dangerous because of his family.

Nick is a man with culture and pride in being a black man. He donates extensively to scholarships for under privileges black children to go to college. He is a shark in business and a teddy bear in private.

He does not lie or sugar coat things he feels that, is just a way to cause more heart ache in the end. Being that he is so blunt and honest many people feel he is cruel and do not understand him. Born to a…. what American’s would call mafia family, he once worked 3 jobs and went to school full time to create a good life for himself and his family outside of a life of crime. He has worked hard for all he has and will fight dirty to keep it.

Author Bio

Leila Lacey is a romance author living in Michigan. With 3 Amazon Best Selling Books. Her unique, yet titillating, genre blurs the lines between romance, interracial love and erotica. Now in her late 30’s, Leila has been passionate about writing since age 10. She can often be found traveling the world, enjoying water sports, listening to jazz music or volunteering at Vista Maria, a local youth program for young women. Leila, above all else, loves her friends and family. It is with their support that she is able to create magical scenes of true human intimacy on every page. Follow Leila Lacey on her endeavor to be America’s next New York Time’s Bestselling Author!




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