Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Eye of the Pharaoh by Nancy Fraser- Review Tour and Giveaway



 Eye of the Pharaoh
by Nancy Fraser

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GENRE: Time Travel/Paranormal

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BLURB:

Publicist Teri Hunter has her hands full promoting Professor Joshua Cain and his new non-fiction book, The Pharaoh’s Mummy. She’s not even sure it’s possible to turn this absent-minded, modern-day, Indiana Jones into a best-selling author.

Dr. Cain’s PhDs in archeology and art history have prepared him for almost anything on the lecture circuit and among ancient ruins. He’s just not sure about a book tour...or the sexy publicist sent to monitor his every professional move.

When an odd request falls in their laps while in New Orleans, Josh and Teri find themselves transported to 1920’s Egypt where they must resolve an ancient curse in order to be sent home. Will the dangers facing them hinder their success and threaten their very lives? Or will help from an other-worldly guardian keep them on-track and safe?

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EXCERPT

Wake up. Kick ass. Repeat.


Teri Hunter mouthed the motivational phrase she’d chosen for her personal mantra as she stepped across the threshold into the dark and musty storeroom.


A dim light shone from a glass-enclosed workroom in the far corner. Taking a tentative step forward, she faltered when the floorboards creaked beneath her feet. Something fast and furry brushed against her ankle. A shiver ran down her back, yet she fought the urge to retreat.


Do one thing every day that scares you.


This was obviously today’s obstacle. Were it not for her professional commitments and intricately organized schedule, she’d have no doubt bolted for the door and returned to the safety and illumination of the main building.


‘Sorry, but the storage area doesn’t have overhead lighting. Preservation of the antiquities. You understand.’ The dean’s words echoed in her head. What little outside light there was had become nearly non-existent due to an impending thunderstorm.


Drawing a deep breath, she took a second step and then a third, winding her way past a half-dozen crates, some open, some not. To her left she heard a rustling of paper; to her right the distinct sound of footsteps.


Her apprehension grew, the hair on her forearms stood at attention. She’d barely made it halfway across the room before bumping into something large and solid. Reaching out, she laid her hand against the oversized object. Slowly, she raised her head and came face to face with the painted mask of an Egyptian noble. The chipped finish gave the death mask a deranged look.


“You come here often, big boy?” A nervous giggle followed her softly-worded, albeit silly, question and she pressed her fingertips to her lips to stifle an outright laugh before lowering her hand to her side.


Go big! Home is boring.


Silently she cursed her habit of dredging up poster-worthy quotes to mask her fears.
   

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Review:

I have always loved books about ancient Egypt.  Eye of the Pharaoh weaves some interesting history about ancient Egypt into the story line that begins and ends in the current time period but in between is set in the 1920's.  This is a time travel, mystery and romance all wrapped up in a very well written book.  I loved both of the main characters.  Teri Hunter and Joshua Cain are strong characters who do a very good job of keeping the plot moving.  When they are thrown back in time it is to solve a mystery and return a artifact to its rightful place.  That is where the danger and mystery come into play and where they begin their romance.  Look for great dialog, interesting history, and a fun setting.  All in all it is a fun read.

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AUTHOR Bio and Links:

Like most authors, Nancy Fraser began writing at an early age, usually on the walls and with crayons or, heaven forbid, permanent markers. Her love of writing often made her the English teacher’s pet, which, of course, resulted in a whole lot of teasing. Still, it was worth it.
sh teacher’s pet, which, of course, resulted in a whole lot of teasing. Still, it was worth it.
Published in multiple genres, Nancy currently writes for four publishers. She has published twenty-two books in both full-length and novella format. Nancy will release her 25th book in early 2017. She is currently working on a Valentine’s Day novella, her next Rock and Roll novella, and a story about a racy Scot titled “Kilty Pleasures”.

When not writing (which is almost never), Nancy dotes on her five wonderful grandchildren and looks forward to traveling and reading when time permits. Nancy lives in Atlantic Canada where she enjoys the relaxed pace and colorful people.

Media:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/nfraserauthor  @nfraserauthor


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GIVEAWAY INFORMATION

Nancy Fraser will be awarding a $20 Amazon or Barnes and Noble GC to a randomly drawn winner via rafflecopter during the tour.


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Visit the other blogs on the tour for additional chances to win:

October 24: Archaeolibrarian - I Dig Good Books! - promo
October 24: The Pen and Muse Book Reviews 
October 25Sharing Links and Wisdom - review 
October 26Fabulous and Brunette
October 27Book Lover Promo
October 27The Silver Dagger Scriptorium
October 28trishajennreads - review only
October 31Queen of All She Reads
October 31Jessica and Gracie's Tree - review only
November 1Up 'Til Dawn Book Blog - review only
November 1Dawn's Reading Nook
November 2Hearts and Scribbles - promo
November 2Mixed Book Bag - review only
November 3Nickie's Views and Interviews
November 3Paranormal and Romantic Suspense Reviews
November 4Book It

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