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BORN TO LOVE: A #LeiCrimeKW Novella

by | Jun 15, 2016 | Fiction | 28 comments

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I am  DELIGHTED to introduce you to Keiki and her trainer Lia, my very first novella in Toby Neal’s Lei Crime Kindle Worlds. I told you about this opportunity last year, and have been hard a work along with a host of other fantastic authors.

GO TO THE AMAZON BOOK PAGE HERE!

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In fact, we’re holding a FACEBOOK PARTY on Monday, June 27, from 6-8:00 pm EDT with a whole bunch of fantastic give-aways, everything from free books and Amazon gift cards to….BLING! Yes, in addition to a paw-tographed book AND the chancrhinestonejewelry_2271_50200166e to have YOUR pet star in a future novella, I’ll be giving away this:

So who is this Rottweiler? Keiki is a police dog in Toby Neil’s wonderful Lei Crime series that’s set in Hawaii. When she first appears in the first in the series, Keiki is already two years old. What, I wondered, happened in the two years before Keiki joined Lei?

And so my novella BORN TO LOVE tells Keiki’s backstory. Or should I say, KEIKI tells her own story! *s* Y’all know how much I enjoy writing in canine viewpoint and I had a ball writing in puppy-viewpoint. Here’s a taste.

Can the past unlock the future

and love preserve a life?

A puppy’s job is to learn. Keiki relishes the sights, sounds and smells of her world, but people frustrate and confuse her. Why do humans control all the good stuff?

Lia Corazon channels her energy and emotions into the dogs she trains in her North Texas kennel. She especially enjoys four-month-old Keiki’s enthusiasm, but the pup’s owner makes her uneasy. There’s something very…wrong about him.

When a vicious storm, violent flood, and scary creatures menace Keiki, her Rottweiler bravery comes through. But what can a good-dog do when a human enemy threatens? Keiki must use all she’s learned if she’s to save Lia from a killer.

You can “adopt” the new puppy-book here, and I can’t wait to read your reviews! And…don’t forget to join the Facebook Party, win some prizes, find out about some great books–and maybe get YOUR pet featured in a future story!


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28 Comments

  1. Robbi Hess

    Definitely going to be at your Facebook launch and have to pick up a copy to read on the plane on the way to BlogPaws! Sounds great!

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    • Amy Shojai

      Yay! Can’t wait to see you at the CWA & BlogPaws paw-ty!

      Reply
  2. nichole

    That cover is just too cute for words!

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    • Amy Shojai

      I know, just fell in love with that image! I have another one picked out for the next novella in the series, equally cute!

      Reply
  3. Morgan

    So excited to read your latest work! We adore so much of your writing at Talent Hounds and can’t wait to tell you what we think at BlowPaws. Keiki is such a dedicated companion, it’s going to be so cool to hear her point of view! Can’t wait to see how she gets out of this one!

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    • Amy Shojai

      SQUEE! I look forward to see you at BlogPaws. I need to start thinking about packing….urk.

      Reply
  4. Miss Molly Says

    Oh this sounds super interesting! And Keiki is gorgeous! I have a soft spot for Rotties!

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    • Amy Shojai

      I love the big dogs. *s* Well, and the small ones, too.

      Reply
  5. Elizabeth Keene

    Keiki is one gorgeous Rotti puppy! Your creativity blows my mind! Hope you have a huge FB party success (I’ll be at the Grand Canyon with my hubby and son, a BlogPaws bonus). ☺

    Reply
    • Amy Shojai

      Oh what fun! Enjoy the Grand Canyon, it is spectacular.

      Reply
  6. sadieandco

    Congratulations! You certainly are on a roll. Sounds like a fun party. We will visit the FB party. I hope you and our other friends have an amazing time. Hopefully we will see you at the next event.

    Reply
    • Amy Shojai

      Great, see you there! Thanks so much for visiting the blog.

      Reply
  7. Tenacious Little Terrier

    I will try to make a note to make it to the Facebook party. We’ll see you next week!

    Reply
    • Amy Shojai

      I know, it’s crazy all of this happens at the same time. See you soon!

      Reply
    • Amy Shojai

      Yay! I think the sequel needs to have more pets,…maybe some cats, too. *s*

      Reply
      • Amy Shojai

        Thanks so much! Hope you love it and … hope you’ll leave a review. *s*

        Reply
    • Amy Shojai

      🙂 Sure hoping lots of folks enjoy the story–and then tell all their friends, too.

      Reply
  8. The Daily Pip

    I am absolutely intrigued after reading the excerpt. The Facebook party sounds super fun and I will definitely stop by.

    Reply
    • Amy Shojai

      Hurray! The party is gonna be a BLAST!

      Reply
  9. Cathy Armato

    This sounds so intriguing! I’m sharing.
    Love & Biscuits,
    Dogs Luv Us and We Luv Them

    Reply
    • Amy Shojai

      Thanks bunches! *virtual tail a-wagging*

      Reply
    • Amy Shojai

      Oh goody! I can’t wait to hear what you think.

      Reply
  10. Jamie Migdal

    Congratulations on another project! Keep up the great work, Amy!

    Reply

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