Friday, June 15, 2018

Nothing is Predictable by Adalina Mae - Blurb Blitz and Giveaway

This post is part of a virtual book tour organized by Goddess Fish Promotions. Adalina Mae will be awarding a $20 Amazon/BN GC to a randomly drawn winner via rafflecopter during the tour. Click on the tour banner to see the other stops on the tour.

Zara is eight years old, her father, in a drunken rampage, accidentally shoots himself dead.

Her childhood memories leave her struggling with romantic attachments and hinder her from developing healthy relationships.

Seeking answers, She meets a monk for wisdom, and a gypsy for insight.

The journeys Adalina Mae takes us on are interspersed with heartbreaking moments as well as hilarious escapades.

This is life and nothing is predictable. The story keeps you on your toes and offers mysteries to solve.

Why does Zara have recurrent nightmares of her last night with her father?

Why does she struggle with love?

Read an Excerpt:

“Run sweetheart, hurry, run! We will hide in the neighbor’s storeroom, he can’t find us there,” Mom whispered as we ran for our lives away from home hoping Dad would not find us. We entered the storeroom beside our neighbor’s old cottage. It was dark and moldy and infested with rats. From a distance, we could hear him following us and approaching.

I cried silently with my eyes shut, fearful about what was going to happen. That dreadful monster is back, what damage is he going to cause tonight?

“Shhh, don’t cry, he won’t find us here, we’ll be okay darling, don’t worry,” Mom whispered as she held me tight to comfort me, yet I could see in her eyes she was not convinced.

“Where are you? You think you can hide from me! I’ll show you who the man of the house is! You’re taking my daughter away from me, I’ll show you woman!” Dad shouted, his voice approaching closer and closer.

He was so drunk he didn’t realize Mom was only running to safety. He thought she was taking me away from him. How on earth do you come to that conclusion? His footsteps stomped louder, as he walked toward the storeroom where we were hiding.

“Where are you? How dare you run away!” his voice projected from outside the room.

And then, BANG! The wooden door was flung open and it bounced off the wall.

“Aaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!” I screamed so loudly I can still hear the echo of my voice.

I was eight years old.

About the Author:
Adalina Mae is the author of the published novel Nothing Is Predictable and soon to be released Nothing Can Last Forever.

After leaving the corporate world of management, she decided to pursue her lifelong passion to write.

She's also a lover of movies and hopes that her novels become a motion picture.

Adalina wrote Nothing Is Predictable to inspire optimism and positive thoughts, reminding us we are strong and can overcome life’s challenges. Particularly those who suffered childhood trauma like she has.

She is determined to spread the inspirational message of her story.

Her life's incidents have taught her that Nothing Is Predictable and Nothing Can Last Forever.

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Goddess Fish Promotions said...

Thanks for hosting!

Bernie Wallace said...

Thanks for hosting. Congrats on the book tour. What is the next book that you are looking to read? Bernie Wallace BWallace1980(at)hotmail(d0t)com

Rita Wray said...

Sounds like a good read.

Victoria Alexander said...

Great post!

Unknown said...

I enjoyed getting to know your book and thanks for the chance to win :)

JC Jones said...

Good to have you here today.

Bernie Wallace said...

What writers influeneced you when you were younger? Thanks for hosting. I hope that I win. Bernie Wallace BWallace1980(at)hotmail(d0t)com

Adalina Mae said...

thank you for arranging this tour

Adalina Mae said...

Hello !
I am not sure what the next one will be , at the moment I need to put my effort into writing the sequel to Nothing Is Predictable which is called Nothing Can Last Forever. 😘😘

Adalina Mae said...

I hope you do read it, many inspirational lessons taught on Zara's journey. You can always contact me through my website and let me know what you think after you read it. 💖💖

Adalina Mae said...

Thanks Victoria
I hope you do read Nothing Is Predictable. Many lessons to learn from Zara's journey.

Adalina Mae said...

thank you for following this host. I hope you get to read my story and help me spread the message. 💖💖

Adalina Mae said...

Good luck Lisa.
please do read my story. I think you will enjoy the emotional roller coaster.

Adalina Mae said...

I hope that you do win as well.
I have always been a fan of Jane Austen. I love that era and the eloquence. I was also inspired by Louise Hays with her self help books.

Adalina Mae said...

Thank you for hosting 💖💖💖