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Monday, March 01, 2010

Final Countdown: 1 is for...

Today is brought to you by the Number 1. One is for... One man’s determination, one man’s love for a woman, one man’s astonishing sacrifice.

Gabe wasn’t looking to get involved with a woman. Especially not a virgin who believes in happily-ever-afters. (A virgin! When was the last time he'd heard that word associated with anything other than olive oil? He really can’t remember.)

But from the moment Kat enters his life, she begins to challenge everything he thought he knew about himself. She sees things in him that he doesn't see — which, frankly, scares the hell out of him.

When her investigation into events at Mesa Butte puts her life in danger, he can’t let her face that alone, whether that includes flying bullets…

Or much more stealthy and sinister weapons.

Keeping Kat safe will take every bit of his strength… and his courage…

And before it’s all over, he’ll find himself willing to make the ultimate sacrifice to keep her alive.

It seems that somewhere along the way, Gabe fell in love.

“There is no greater sacrifice than when one lays down his life for another.”

That brings us to the end of our countdown. Now only hours remain until Naked Edge is released in bookstores. I spent more than a year working each and every day on this book, and I hope with all of my heart that Kat and Gabe’s story will be one that stays with you for years to come.


Lori said...

My copy is in the mail!! Can't wait. I've loved your countdown.

Christine said...

I'm going to the mall today and going to hit up the Borders and see if it's there, god I hope

KCP said...

Happy day before release day Pamela! I'm so excited for us and you!

Diane W. said...

Woo hoo!! Mine is on its way, too! Can't wait to start reading. Hopefully my family won't want anything like meals or laundry for the next couple of days after it arrives. :) Well, that's what the pizza delivery guy is for, right? ;)

Congratulations, Pamela!!! And, thank you for another new imaginary boyfriend!


Amanda said...

Yeay release day is here!!

Jane said...

Yippee, only one more day. Happy Birthday, Pamela.

J. said...

I preordered mine months ago and now I find out it'll take about a week after March 2 before I get it. That....really annoys me. I just might have to stop at the bookstore tomorrow and grab another one. I don't think I can wait a few more days :(

Anonymous said...

Yay, Pamela!

I'm so excited and excited for you that NE is finally coming.

It's kind of silly, but just from reading your excerpts, I know that NE is going to be a keeper.



JennJ said...

I have really enjoyed the countdown and WOOHOOOO just hours to go!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :)


librarypat said...

Congratulations. It sounds like it will be a great suspenseful read.

Pat said...

Hi Pamela,

Thanks for the Countdown.I get my book today and can´t wait to finally read it.*happydance*
I loved the excerpts:)

Thank you, everyone for sharing in the countdown with me. It helped the days go faster.

Thanks, Ronlyn.

Lori, I'm glad you enjoyed the countdown. I thought it might be fun.

Christine, did you find it? I'm curious.

Diane, you must have gotten an Amazon notice that your order shipped. Congrats! I hope it gets there quickly.

Aw, thanks, Kristin! That's sweet!

J, I'm sorry they're taking so long to ship the books to you! It seems if you pre-ordered it so long ago, they should get your copy out the door first.

Thanks, Amanda and Jane.

Shaz, I hope the book is everything you expect and more.

Thanks, Jenn. You've been such a huge help with the trailer and my web site and such. I really appreciate it.

Library Pat — Thanks! i hope it is.

Pat, you're welcome! Enjoy!

Hey I'm ahead of you it's day 0 here in Stockholm!

Anonymous said...

I have read and loved all of your I-Team books prior to Naked Edge, but Reese always remained my favorite of the heroes. Well after reading Naked Edge, Gabe shot to the top of my list. I loved the emotions he's fighting throughout the novel, his sense of humor, his tenderness with Kat and his respect of her culture - the list goes on and on! This book was so worth the wait. Thank you for giving us such a wonderful story!!!

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feelings about the book. I'm so glad you felt it was worth the wait! I'm glad, too, that Gabe touched you the way he has. :-)

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