Tuesday, May 11, 2021

The Scent of a Man

This post is part of a virtual book tour organized by Goddess Fish Promotions.  Miriam Newman, Jae El Foster, Jennifer Patricia O'Keeffe, Kristi Ahlers will be awarding a Free Digital Copy of The Scent of a Man via Smashwords Download to a randomly drawn winner via rafflecopter during the tour.

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Warm your heart, put a smile on your face, and get ready for a bellyful of laughs with this collection of four original romantic comedies. Featuring laugh-out-loud tales by some of today’s most talented authors, ‘The Scent of a Man’ will pull you into the world of true love and the antics and misadventures that it takes to find it. Your cure for the doldrums and tribulations of the real world awaits in this shining collection of PG-13 short stories of lively, eclectic and humorous proportions. Remember, there is no greater scent than the scent of a man, so settle back, get comfortable, and take a nice, deep whiff of hilarity.

'Love Cabin' by Miriam Newman
He thinks she’s a snob. She thinks he hates women. It’s going to take a lot to work this out.

'Exiled to Love' by Jae El Foster
An exiled witch must learn to live without her powers, but will she risk losing everything to save a mortal’s life?

'The Scent of a Man' by Jennifer Patricia O’Keeffe
An injured woman must endure homecare with the aid of a handsome man that threatens to win her heart.

'The Scent of You' by Kristi Ahlers
A woman, terrified of flying, boards a plane at her brother’s beckoning. Can a first-class surprise shake her from her nervous angst?

my review...

This is a set of romantic comedy stories. Each story can stand on its own so the book as a whole is something you can read a little at a time. However, I didn’t do that. I read it from cover to cover in one sitting. It was also easy to read because each story has such a good flow. Easy to read, no blips, no hiccups.

I don’t mind a romance but don’t like the steamy embarrassing kind. I think from the title that’s what I thought this would be. But it wasn’t. The stories were sweet and funny. The feel-good kind and they did just that, made me feel good.

read an excerpt...

‘The Scent of a Man’ by Jennifer Patricia O’Keeffe

“Beth!” Melanie squealed with happiness as she saw her friend up and on her own two feet. Then, her expression went to shock as she noticed her forehead. She gasped, put a hand to her heart, and took a step back. “Oh, my god!”

“Oh, that looks bad,” Dianna added. “Like, really bad.”

“Is… is that permanent?” Melanie looked absolutely horrified.

“I hope not,” Beth said and shrugged. “It’s pretty embarrassing.”

“Yeah it is,” Dianna agreed. “You can’t go to work with that on your face.”

“I can’t go back to work at all for a while,” she told them. “Bed rest for a few days. I have a nice concussion that the doctor seems concerned about.”

At the mention of the doctor, the expressions of both friends transformed and wide smiles took over.

“Speaking of the doctor,” Melanie began. “That’s who you were with when this happened, right?”

“He’s pretty cute,” Dianna noted. “Like, really cute.”

“He’s my doctor,” Beth specified. “He now knows much too much about me to want to date me. I can promise you that.”

“You don’t know that,” Dianna said. “He’s a doctor, but he’s still a man.”

“A delicious man,” Melanie added. “Have you smelled him? He has on no cologne and his scent is still divine!” She fanned herself as she thought about it.

“Have I… smelled him?” Beth questioned. Then, she wondered what Melanie was doing smelling him.

“How can you miss it?” she continued. “You can’t miss it! Honey, there is no scent greater than the scent of a man.”

Beth laughed out loud. It was absurd. Unless someone was drenched in cologne or perfume, they didn’t really have a scent… did they? Maybe sweat, she thought. Men were often sweaty, and sweat definitely had a scent.

about the authors...

Miriam Newman:

Fantasy poetry driven by myths and legends has been my passion for as long as I can remember. I was published in poetry before catching the romance writing bug. I bring that background to my writing along with a lifelong addiction to horses, an 18 year career in various areas of psychiatric social services and many trips to Ireland, where I nurture my muse. My published works range from contemporary fantasy romance to fantasy historical, futuristic, science fiction and historical romance. Currently I live in rural Pennsylvania with a “motley crew” of rescue animals. You can see my books at www.miriamnewman.com.

Website: http://miriamnewman.com

Blog: http://miriamnewman.com/blog

Blog: http://thecelticroseblog.blogspot.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AuthorMiriamNewman

Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/miriamnewman


Goodreads Author Page:  https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/3146550.Miriam_Newman

Amazon Author Page:  http://www.amazon.com/Miriam-Newman/e/B005DBFZUG


Jae El Foster:

When the muses speak, Jae El Foster writes, and he has been doing so for nearly twenty years, tackling some of the most intriguing genres out there. Delivering fresh, incomparable tales of horror, science fiction, and romance - sweet or spicy - he pens with seasoned skill the tales that his muses deliver to him. His bestselling works include such titles as ‘Restless,’ ‘Beauty Within,’ ‘Where the Demon Is,’ and ‘Only at Christmas.’

Social Links:

Twitter: @JaeElBooks (new account – old one got hacked)

Instagram: @JaeElBooks

Facebook: www.facebook.com/authorjaeelfoster

Website: https://creative-convulsions.blogspot.com/

Amazon Author Page: www.amazon.com/Jae-El-Foster/e/B07GZXRVGJ

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/4540432.Jae_El_Foster


Jennifer Patricia O’Keeffe:

Jennifer Patricia O'Keeffe is an author of romantic comedy and anything quirky. She resides in Tennessee, just outside of Nashville where she shares a home with her cats. Ms. O'Keeffe loves to make the world laugh and to find humor and love in the least likely of places. Readers may keep up with her and her writings by following @authorjpokeeffe on Twitter.

Twitter: @authorjpokeeffe

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/18789630.Jennifer_Patricia_O_Keeffe

Amazon Author Page: www.amazon.com/Jennifer-Patricia-OKeeffe/e/B07W3Z32LP

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/authorjpokeeffe


Kristi Ahlers:

Kristi Ahlers is a California girl! She grew up in Northern California in a small city called Yuba City. Since then she's lived in Brussels, Belgium, and England along with a myriad of other locations. A former flight attendant, she was able to continue to feed her love of travel. This has greatly influenced her writing, allowing her to pen stories about places she's managed to visit and things she's experienced.

Website: www.kristiahlers.com

Goodreads: www.goodreads.com/author/show/71249.Kristi_Ahlers

Twitter: @KristiAhlers

Blog: http://kristiahlers.blogspot.com/

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  1. Thank you so much for hosting us today and for your review of our book! We had a lot of fun writing this little collection, and I'm glad that it made you feel good! That's exactly what we hoped for. Cheers!


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