Sara Daniel Romance Author: Spring Fling Blog Hop #romance #giveaway

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Spring Fling Blog Hop #romance #giveaway

There's nothing like the love in the air at the first signs of spring, especially after suffering through a long winter. Check out Zane and Julianne's first kiss in fifteen years from their reunion story, Zane's Art.

A high school art teacher must choose between her students and the artist she never stopped loving.

High school art teacher Julianne Truman's last chance to save her beloved art department from budget cuts is to sell the old sketches that her former boyfriend—and now famous artist—Zane DeMonde drew for her. But is she prepared to let go of his artwork and the last traces of him in her life?

Desperate to save his artistic reputation from the exposure of his early works, Zane returns to the home town he wanted to forget. He accuses Julianne of profiting from his success and demands she take his art off the market and cancel the auction.

Their high school attraction flares back to life, forcing Julianne to choose between the students who count on her and the man she never stopped loving.

First Kiss Excerpt:
Julianne sank into the driver’s seat of her car, hoping for a quick second alone before he sat down next to her and looked at her again. She was an idiot. She was still hot for him after all these years, but he was completely out of her league now. It wasn’t enough that she knew it. He made sure she knew that he knew it too.

“Julianne.” His voice compelled her to turn to him as he took his seat in the car. No one said her name quite like Zane did. “We’re both wondering. Let’s find out and put it behind us.”

He caressed his hand over her cheek, as he leaned across the seat toward her, leaving no question about his intention. His lips touched hers, sweetly, the merest brush of warm soft lips, like she was a canvas he was going to paint.

His mouth was a wonder she couldn’t back away from. She leaned into him, needing more, needing to show him she was his partner in this masterpiece he was creating. She bit lightly on his lip.

His hand slid up her cheek, his fingers combing through her hair and massaging her scalp. He delved his tongue into her mouth. She shifted, desperately wanting to move closer to him.

A car horn blared, and she straightened immediately. She looked around, but the parking lot was empty.

“I believe that was you,” Zane said, with a pointed look at her elbow resting against the steering wheel. His damp, flushed lips curved in amusement.

“Oh.” She turned to face forward and pulled her seatbelt, hoping he wouldn’t notice how much her hands were shaking. Putting that kiss behind her was absolutely impossible as long as he sat next to her.

I will be giving away a copy of Zane's Art to one random person who leaves a comment sharing a favorite sign of spring. For extra Brownie points, subscribe to my newsletter by entering your email address on the right side of this blog, like my page on Facebook, follow me on Twitter, and follow my blog here. Make sure to include your email address and your preferred file type (Kindle, Nook or pdf) in your comments. Contest is open internationally.

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  1. Birds coming back from winter like the robin is a great sign that spring is her fallowed on Twitter: @djjoehawk, Facebook:Joseph Hawkshaw and signed up for newsletter.

  2. Facebook: Felicity Nichols
    Twitter: @nichols_reviews

    I love that the flowers come out of hiding.


  3. Favorite sign of spring is the Gulf waters warming readying for a long beach season. I'd love a kindle copy of your Zane's Art. Thanks for participating in the hop.

    ilookfamous at yahoo dot com

  4. I look forward to the trees & flowers budding out.

  5. My favorite sign of spring is the leaves coming back on the trees, the grass gets green & the flowers start to bloom. Everything looks colorful & beautiful!! And the warmer weather,... not too hot & not too cold,... it's just perfect! =)

    I liked you on Facebook: Brandi Dagwan
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    I followed your blog & subscribed to your newsletter. =)

    Thank you for having this giveaway! I hope you have a great weekend! =)

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  6. My favorite signs that Spring has definitely sprung is the the dull, drudgery colors of gray and more gray finally disappear and the new growth of green grass pushes up from the ground and the flowers in my garden start to come through the dirt with their myriad of colors. O.K. Now for the extra brownie points...I subscribed to your blog and email. Thanks for participating in the. Hop. I enjoy finding new authors to read.
    The snippet you gave us makes me want to know what happens next. My favorite part of Spring is seeing the blades of grass sprout up from the cold ground and the flowers in my garden starting to wake up from their long winters nap. Thank you for participating in the Hop.

  7. My favorite is the sun coming out, the bright sky and flowers just starting to bloom! I love it! Its so colorful and beautiful! Thank you for sharing! Happy Spring!
    Kindle please
    FB: Shadow Kohler
    Twitter: LuvToRead09

  8. My favorite are the weather is warmer, birds are chirping, and the trees have leaves.

    Thanks for hosting the giveaway. Fingers crossed to win.

    My preferred file type - Kindle

    Twitter: @KinkyVanillaRom

    skeeterlee63 [at]

  9. Thank you all for the awesome comments. My favorite sign of spring is sunshine and warm weather, and I am really hoping it is right around the corner because it's still way too cold here for my liking!!!

    Congratulations, Laura H., you are the random winner of Zane's Art. I will be emailing you for your format preference.

    Happy spring, everyone! Thanks for blog hopping with me.