BLOG TOUR: Heart Scarab by Anna Butler

BLOG TOUR: Heart Scarab by Anna Butler

Author Name: Anna Butler
Book Name: Heart Scarab
Series: Taking Shield
Book: Two (series should be read in order)
Release Date: July 22, 2015
Pages or Words: 97,900 words
Categories: Gay Fiction, Science Fiction

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Blurb:
Telnos is an unpleasant little planet, inhabited by religious fanatics in the festering marshlands and unregistered miners running illegal solactinium mines up in the hills. But the Maess want Telnos, and Shield Captain Bennet’s job is to get out as many civilians as he can—a task that leaves him lying on Telnos while the last cutter of evacuees escapes in the teeth of the Maess invasion.

Bennet is listed missing in action, believed dead on a planet now overrun by Maess drones. His family is grieving. His long-term partner, Joss, is both mourning and guilt-ridden.

And Fleet Lieutenant Flynn? Flynn is desolate. Flynn is heart-broken… no. Flynn is just broken

Excerpt:Buy Heart Scarab by Anna ButlerFlynn liked kissing. In fact, Flynn considered himself something of an expert in the art. He’d tried it in all its forms, from the first tentative pressing together of juvenile lips that had you wondering what all the fuss was about, to the discovery that if you just opened your mouth and, you know, kind of moved everything, your tongue suddenly had a lot more positive uses than just allowing you to articulate clearly and swallow things without choking. Flynn got the hang of it, ran with it, and never looked back.

Soft kisses and hard kisses; kisses that were wet and slobbery with people who didn’t know exactly how to hold their lips to get the best and sexiest effect, and wet and sexy kisses with people who did. Kisses that turned the blood to molten lava and kisses that cooled you as you came down. Kisses that inflamed and kisses that soothed; feverish kisses and languid after-sex kisses. Kisses that meant only good fellowship and casual affection, and kisses that were desire incarnate.

Flynn had not only tried them all, he’d made them his own. He was considered by all the relevant authorities to be rather a specialist in the area.

Flynn really liked kissing. He had been gratified by the discovery that Bennet liked it too. Because now he could add slow kisses to the repertoire. Kisses so leisured and intense the world came to a stop while a hot tongue moved over his lips, explored each and every tooth down to the last molar, while teeth pulled at his bottom lip, biting it gently until it was swollen and hot and heavy, and he had to lick his lip to cool it and met Bennet’s tongue with his. Only then, would Bennet’s mouth close over his and start a real in-earnest kiss that lasted several more centuries. Those were kisses Bennet seemed to specialise in.

Flynn was always willing to take tips from another expert. A man should always try to extend his technique.

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About the author:
Anna Butler was a communications specialist for many years, working in UK government departments on everything from marketing employment schemes to running an internal TV service. She now spends her time indulging her love of old-school science fiction. She lives in the ethnic and cultural melting pot of East London with her husband and the Deputy Editor, aka Molly the cockapoo.

Where to find the author:

Email Anna Butler Anna Butler Website & Blog Anna Butler on Facebook Anna Butler's Facebook Group (The Butler's Pantry) Anna Butler on Pinterest Anna Butler on Twitter Anna Butler on Goodreads
Tour Dates & Stops: Wednesdays July 22 – November 4, 2015

22-Jul
Prism Book Alliance

29-Jul
Just Love Romance
Bayou Book Junkie

5-Aug
Scattered Thoughts & Rogue Words

12-Aug
Andrew Q. Gordon

19-Aug
My Fiction Nook

26-Aug
Joyfully Jay

2-Sep
The Hat Party

9-Sep
Inked Rainbow Reads

16-Sep
Velvet Panic
Molly Lolly

23-Sep
Emotion in Motion

30-Sep
BFD Book Blog
Jessie G. Books

7-Oct
Wicked Faerie’s Tales and Reviews

14-Oct
MM Good Book Reviews

21-Oct
The Novel Approach

28-Oct
Amanda C. Stone

4-Nov
Butterfly-O-Meter

Two Chances to Win!:

  • A copy of my novella, FlashWired (epub, mobi or pdf) on every stop to one random commentator
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    • top prize of an Amazon gift voucher (is $50 overdoing it? It makes for a decent prize!)
    • second prize, winner’s choice of a Heart Scarab ipad cover or kindle cover
    • third prize, a Gyrfalcon iPad cover

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