Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Die Run Hide

Please welcome PM Kavanaugh author of Die Run Hide

PM Kavanaugh will be awarding a 1st prize of a $20 Amazon GC and a 2nd prize of a $15 Amazon GC to randomly drawn commenters during the tour.

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DIE RUN HIDE
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BLURB:  
Follow orders or die. Anika Washington knows the rules laid down by the counterterrorist agency that owns her. When she aborts a mission in order to spare a young girl, she’s given an ultimatum: take on a new mission that requires betraying her fellow operative, and lover, or forfeit her own life.
After discovering that her lover, Gianni, has chosen another, Anika accepts the mission. In the aftermath, she learns that Gianni was faithful to her and she’d been tricked into thinking otherwise. The knowledge comes too late and she’s almost killed in an agency double-cross.
Now she must run—battling time, former enemies and the agency itself to stay alive and save the man she loves.

EXCERPT: 

Die Run Hide,

The diamond stud vibrated in Anika’s ear. She slid her fingers through her hair in a rhythmic move and touched the comm device. Over the thumping bass of the band, she heard the go-ahead to leave the party and ascend to the rooftop. With a well-aimed thrust of one hip, she knocked her dance partner into a gyrating mix of arms and legs. Then she strode off the floor, filled an oversized glass from the champagne fountain and slipped out of the room.

In the dim stairwell, she hiked up her glittering dress, snagged her painful four-inch heels in one hand and sprinted up the steps. The heavy bass receded into the background. She held the glass away from her, careful not to spill the liquid. She wished she could drink some of it. Hell, she wished she could drink all of it and go back for more.

Instead, she told herself to stay focused on the mission as she had dozens of times before. The rest would take care of itself.

So why did her insides feel like balled up razor wire?

On the roof, she hurried over to the utilities closet. Her eyes swept the area before she keyed in the code and removed the parts of the P-16. Another sweep, then she bent to her task assembling the old-style rifle. She tested the balance, the feel of the trigger, the scope. Everything was in order. Everything was as it should be.

Except that once she sighted the target and fired, the life she had known for the past three years would be over. She would have crossed the line. No going back. Even though she had agreed to do it, she wondered now if she had made the right decision.







AUTHOR INFORMATION:
A writer of thrillers spiked with romance, PM Kavanaugh has always loved intrigue, danger and adventure, especially when observed at a safe distance from her own life. She shares her home, dreams and some of her plotting dilemmas with her clever-enough-to-be-a-spy husband and her talkative office cat, Max.



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8 comments:

Mary Preston said...

"Thrillers spiked with romance." - I love that.

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Goddess Fish Promotions said...

Thank you for hosting today.

PM Kavanaugh said...

Thanks for hosting me today, Christine.
Hi Mary--Thanks for "loving" the tagline, Thrillers spiked with romance. I developed it as a short, concise way to describe my type of story. Hope you agree.

Ingeborg said...

Great excerpt, thank you.

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Christine Young said...

Welcome to my blog. I hope you have a great tour.

Constance Phillips said...

PM, Love the excerpt from your book. Can't wait to read it. It's already on my kindle and up next in my TBR pile.

PM Kavanaugh said...

Hi Constance--Thanks for stopping by. Hope you like the book!

Anonymous said...

Thrilling excerpt--it's a fun tour so far!

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