Thursday, August 6, 2015

Base Post for the PULLED UNDER Blog Tour (Sept. 1-5 post!)

Pulled Under by Sarah Darlington
Synopsis:
man-child. noun.
: a grown man who is very immature, therefor considered a man-child

manwhore. noun.
: a promiscuous man who has no regard for his sexual partners or the emotional value of his relationships

Rhett Morgan couldn't have been more wrong for me. The guy drank beer in the shower, for crying out loud. He had no prospects for the future, had slept with half the women in our beach town of Kill Devil Hills, and had no desire to change his manwhore ways.

And when Ben Turner, the guy I had loved from afar for the past four years, died and I couldn't get over his death, I desperately needed a distraction. A distraction like Rhett. So I used him for a one-night stand. Because, after all, that's the only thing a guy like Rhett is good for...right?

***New Adult Romance. This novel is the third book in the Kill Devil Hills series, however it can be read as a standalone. Recommended for 18+

PURCHASE NOW:
***FREE on Kindle Unlimited!***
$0.99 for release day!

Subscribe to Sarah Darlington's Newsletter

* indicates required

Other novels in the Kill Devil Hills Series:

#1: KILL DEVIL HILLS
Noah is determined to escape his past and keep his life under control. Then he saves the life of his best friend’s little sister, Georgina Turner — who is battling her own demons. He can't get her out of his head, even if Georgina tears down the emotional walls he so carefully built.
Read chapter 1 and 2 here
Amazon ~ Amazon UK
**FREE on Kindle Unlimited**

#2: CHANGING TIDES
Ellie Turner is a lesbian. She knows who she is, loves who she is, and couldn’t care less what the rest of the world thinks of her. Then television star Nate West comes along. All thick muscle and alpha-male testosterone. When Ellie meets him on an airplane, he ignites something inside her she never knew existed.
Amazon ~ Amazon UK
**FREE on Kindle Unlimited**

About Sarah Darlington
Sarah Darlington, a New Adult and contemporary romance author, resides in Virginia with her husband, three-year old, and one more little one on the way. Best known for her Kill Devil Hills Series, she's also a former flight attendant, with a degree in school counseling, and harbors a huge passion for traveling. She's especially set on visiting all 50 states.
a Rafflecopter giveaway

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

HTML for the Base Post for the PULLED UNDER Blog Tour

<div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"> </div> <div style="text-align: center;"> <div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"> <a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-644wgJJA9ZE/Vdx0ZXMqDlI/AAAAAAAAEE8/QRMQ_i4svZU/s1600/aVAILABLE%2BNOW.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="400" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-644wgJJA9ZE/Vdx0ZXMqDlI/AAAAAAAAEE8/QRMQ_i4svZU/s400/aVAILABLE%2BNOW.jpg" width="400" /></a></div> <div style="text-align: left;"> <b><span style="font-size: large;">Pulled Under by Sarah Darlington</span></b></div> </div> <div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"> <b><span style="font-size: large;"></span></b></div> <i>Synopsis:</i><br /> man-child. noun.<br /> : a grown man who is very immature, therefor considered a man-child<br /> <br /> manwhore. noun.<br /> : a promiscuous man who has no regard for his sexual partners or the emotional value of his relationships<br /> <br /> Rhett Morgan couldn't have been more wrong for me. The guy drank beer in the shower, for crying out loud. He had no prospects for the future, had slept with half the women in our beach town of Kill Devil Hills, and had no desire to change his manwhore ways.<br /> <br /> And when Ben Turner, the guy I had loved from afar for the past four years, died and I couldn't get over his death, I desperately needed a distraction. A distraction like Rhett. So I used him for a one-night stand. Because, after all, that's the only thing a guy like Rhett is good for...right?<br /> <br /> <i>***New Adult Romance. This novel is the third book in the Kill Devil Hills series, however it can be read as a standalone. Recommended for 18+</i><br /> <div style="text-align: center;"> <br /></div> <div style="text-align: center;"> <b><span style="font-size: large;">PURCHASE NOW:</span></b></div> <div style="text-align: center;"> <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0131LV6KW/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=B0131LV6KW&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=confoftheunpu-20&amp;linkId=E77PZ7ZY3527GV7M%22%3EPulled%20Under%20(Kill%20Devil%20Hills%20Book%203)%3C/a%3E%3Cimg%20src=%22http://ir-na.amazon-adsystem.com/e/ir?t=confoftheunpu-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=B0131LV6KW" target="_blank">Amazon</a> ~ <a href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B0131LV6KW" target="_blank">Amazon UK</a> ~ <a href="http://www.amazon.com.au/gp/product/B0131LV6KW" target="_blank">Amazon AU </a>~ <a href="http://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B0131LV6KW" target="_blank">Amazon CA</a></div> <div style="text-align: center;"> <b><span style="color: red;">***FREE on Kindle Unlimited!***</span></b></div> <div style="text-align: center;"> <b>$0.99 for release day!</b></div> <div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"> <a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-tfV7rLJOQ4Y/Vdxtzub1ghI/AAAAAAAAED0/xyQLsp4aO20/s1600/PulledUnder_FullCover.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="287" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-tfV7rLJOQ4Y/Vdxtzub1ghI/AAAAAAAAED0/xyQLsp4aO20/s400/PulledUnder_FullCover.jpg" width="400" /></a></div> <!-- Begin MailChimp Signup Form --> <link href="//cdn-images.mailchimp.com/embedcode/classic-081711.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"></link> <style type="text/css"> #mc_embed_signup{background:#fff; clear:left; font:14px Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif; } /* Add your own MailChimp form style overrides in your site stylesheet or in this style block. We recommend moving this block and the preceding CSS link to the HEAD of your HTML file. */ </style> <br /> <div id="mc_embed_signup"> <form action="//blogspot.us8.list-manage.com/subscribe/post?u=7df64b054a8f6f828339da08c&amp;id=2a2b5bc21c" class="validate" id="mc-embedded-subscribe-form" method="post" name="mc-embedded-subscribe-form" novalidate="" target="_blank"> <div id="mc_embed_signup_scroll"> <h2> Subscribe to Sarah Darlington's Newsletter</h2> <div class="indicates-required"> <span class="asterisk">*</span> indicates required</div> <div class="mc-field-group"> <label for="mce-EMAIL">Email Address <span class="asterisk">*</span> </label> <input class="required email" id="mce-EMAIL" name="EMAIL" type="email" value="" /> </div> <div class="clear" id="mce-responses"> <div class="response" id="mce-error-response" style="display: none;"> </div> <div class="response" id="mce-success-response" style="display: none;"> </div> </div> <!-- real people should not fill this in and expect good things - do not remove this or risk form bot signups--> <br /> <div style="left: -5000px; position: absolute;"> <input name="b_7df64b054a8f6f828339da08c_2a2b5bc21c" tabindex="-1" type="text" value="" /></div> <div class="clear"> <input class="button" id="mc-embedded-subscribe" name="subscribe" type="submit" value="Subscribe" /></div> </div> </form> </div> <script src="//s3.amazonaws.com/downloads.mailchimp.com/js/mc-validate.js" type="text/javascript"></script><script type="text/javascript">(function($) {window.fnames = new Array(); window.ftypes = new Array();fnames[0]='EMAIL';ftypes[0]='email';fnames[1]='FNAME';ftypes[1]='text';fnames[2]='LNAME';ftypes[2]='text';}(jQuery));var $mcj = jQuery.noConflict(true);</script> <!--End mc_embed_signup--> <b><span style="font-size: large;">Other novels in the Kill Devil Hills Series:</span></b><br /> <br /> <div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"> </div> <div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"> <a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-tEa-xs25nFs/VdxufEx1l4I/AAAAAAAAEEM/zgP8kaNytXE/s1600/KillDevilHills_FullCover_Web.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="clear: left; float: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="231" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-tEa-xs25nFs/VdxufEx1l4I/AAAAAAAAEEM/zgP8kaNytXE/s320/KillDevilHills_FullCover_Web.jpg" width="320" /></a></div> <b>#1: KILL DEVIL HILLS</b><br /> Noah is determined to escape his past and keep his life under control. Then he saves the life of his best friend&#8217;s little sister, Georgina Turner &#8212; who is battling her own demons. He can't get her out of his head, even if Georgina tears down the emotional walls he so carefully built.<br /> <i><a href="http://www.sarahdarlingtonauthor.com/2014/08/first-chapter-of-kill-devil-hills.html" target="_blank">Read chapter 1 and 2 here</a></i><br /> <b><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00MD89D5K/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=B00MD89D5K&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=confoftheunpu-20&amp;linkId=LURJWNFS6342MGCW" target="_blank">Amazon </a>~ <a href="https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00MD89D5K" target="_blank">Amazon UK</a></b><br /> <b><span style="color: #3d85c6;">**FREE on Kindle Unlimited**</span></b><br /> <br /> <div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"> </div> <div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"> <a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-C8m_l_cFk0M/Vdxun-wXRLI/AAAAAAAAEEU/pECTtCMuwto/s1600/ChangingTides_FullCover_LoRes.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="clear: left; float: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="231" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-C8m_l_cFk0M/Vdxun-wXRLI/AAAAAAAAEEU/pECTtCMuwto/s320/ChangingTides_FullCover_LoRes.jpg" width="320" /></a></div> <b>#2: CHANGING TIDES</b><br /> Ellie Turner is a lesbian. She knows who she is, loves who she is, and couldn&#8217;t care less what the rest of the world thinks of her. Then television star Nate West comes along. All thick muscle and alpha-male testosterone. When Ellie meets him on an airplane, he ignites something inside her she never knew existed.<br /> <b><a href="http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00UMODZ9W" target="_blank">Amazon </a>~ <a href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/Changing-Tides-Kill-Devil-Hills-ebook/dp/B00UMODZ9W/" target="_blank">Amazon UK</a></b><br /> <b><span style="color: #3d85c6;">**FREE on Kindle Unlimited**</span></b><br /> <br /> <div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"> <a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-8pIS2sibOFw/Vdxu8yJ_rCI/AAAAAAAAEEc/1NdXu5IGMLU/s1600/photo%2B22%2Bwithout%2Bframe.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="clear: right; float: right; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-left: 1em;"><img border="0" height="200" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-8pIS2sibOFw/Vdxu8yJ_rCI/AAAAAAAAEEc/1NdXu5IGMLU/s200/photo%2B22%2Bwithout%2Bframe.jpg" width="200" /></a></div> <div style="text-align: center;"> <b><span style="font-size: large;">About Sarah Darlington</span></b></div> Sarah Darlington, a New Adult and contemporary romance author, resides in Virginia with her husband, three-year old, and one more little one on the way. Best known for her Kill Devil Hills Series, she's also a former flight attendant, with a degree in school counseling, and harbors a huge passion for traveling. She's especially set on visiting all 50 states.<br /> <div style="text-align: center;"> <b><a href="http://sarahdarlingtonauthor.com/" target="_blank">Website </a>&#8226; <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@sadarlington" target="_blank">Twitter </a>&#8226; <a href="https://www.facebook.com/sarahdarlingtonauthor" target="_blank">Facebook </a>&#8226; <a href="https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7462746.Sarah_Darlington?from_search=true" target="_blank">Goodreads</a></b><br /> <br /></div> <a class="rcptr" data-raflid="60e61ad318" data-template="" data-theme="classic" href="http://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/60e61ad318/" id="rcwidget_iznkrwuj" rel="nofollow">a Rafflecopter giveaway</a> <script src="//widget-prime.rafflecopter.com/launch.js"></script>

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Excerpts for the PULLED UNDER tour

Excerpt:

Sucking in a breath, I took him in. Rhett was good-looking in the completely opposite way of Ben. Ben had been handsome in a clean-cut, manicured way. Then there was Rhett…who looked like he could have been a construction worker or a firefighter…or maybe a male stripper dressed up as a construction worker or a firefighter. He was lean, muscular, tan, rugged, and the very sight of him, even from a distance, brought heat to my cheeks.
Not to mention, the man was like catnip. The bar area was packed with hungry felines on the prowl. He moved fast, making drinks, smiling at the women he served, and embodying every frat-boy (minus the frat) image I could conjure in my mind. The memory of him from when I was sixteen wasn’t something easily forgotten, and a tingle touched my lips as my mind replayed the kiss we’d once shared.
Still…he wasn’t Ben.
Sadness washed over me like a bucket of ice water. I shook off the feeling. Rhett had made me feel better once before, and I had no reason to doubt the same thing couldn’t work for me a second time. The only difference now was, I wanted to take it to the next level. I wanted to give up my virginity to him…tonight. No point in saving myself for someone who wasn’t alive anymore.
“Holy shit,” I said aloud. Breaking my eyes away from Rhett, I brought my attention back to the table and to my drink. Feeling like I was buried ten feet deep in teenage hormones, grief, and God knows what else, I removed the straw, as it was only slowing me down, and I finished the remainder of my drink in a giant swallow. The alcohol burned going down, and I grimaced. “That man is not for the faint of heart,” I mumbled to myself as I set down a now empty glass. “And neither is my plan for him tonight.”
Kimberly sighed. “The teacher in me probably should warn you that this is a bad idea,” she said, shaking her head. “But the girlfriend in me is going to do the opposite.” She leaned closer and her face turned very sincere. “You deserve this—to be young and stupid and go for something you want. All we have is the present moment. The past is gone, and the future isn’t guaranteed. So have a little fun. Knock that boy off his feet.”
For the first time in a long time, I laughed. “He’s not going to remember me.”
She shrugged. “So what. Make a new memory.”
Convinced, though I’d made up my mind hours before coming here tonight, I stood up ready to go talk to Rhett, ready for whatever to happen.
Kimberly’s eyes went wide. “Yes,” she whispered. “You can do this.”
“I need to know something,” I said, lingering by the table. “Are you sure you’re okay with this? I kind of got the impression that you might have liked Rhett when you went to high school with him. I could find someone else—”
“No. Rhett is perfect for this. Sure, I had a crush on him like everyone else in high school, but that was ages ago. I’m with Cody now. I love Cody. I don’t need a man-child like Rhett, that’s for damn certain.” She smirked at me. “But you go get your man-child, honey. He should be fun for one night.”
“Fine.” Laughing, I left Kimberly. I’d lied to her a second ago. If she’d said no about Rhett than I wouldn’t be attempting this with someone random. Only Rhett would do.
Feeling surprisingly confident, I approached the bar. I wore a short beach dress that buttoned in the front and showed off my long legs. My platinum hair was curled in big waves, beauty pageant worthy, and it fell just past my shoulders. I’d even broken out the high heels for this. No matter who I was on the inside, outwardly I wasn’t the nerdy girl with glasses anymore.
There was exactly one open seat. Setting my purse on top of the bar, I sat down. I unbuttoned one more button on my cotton dress and waited to be noticed. Rhett’s back was to me so he wasn’t noticing anything.
Five minutes passed and nothing happened. I unbuttoned another button, but changed my mind and redid it when the older man sitting beside me started staring at my chest and winking at me between sips of his whiskey.
Oh God. My confidence began to falter.
The bar was chaos, with only two bartenders working, and they both struggled to keep up with their demand. Rhett moved more quickly than the girl working, but he worked the opposite end from where I sat and had yet to even glance in my direction. I realized I was crazy-pants for thinking I could just walk over here and he'd suddenly see me, remember me, and we'd have some magical repeat moment of the one we had shared years ago.
Yeah, not happening.
Another woman already had Rhett’s undivided attention. Brunette. Older than me. Ruby red lips with a leopard print bikini on under a sheer cover up. She was, without a doubt, a sure thing. Between every drink he poured, he'd return to her for a brief moment of flirting. I couldn't hear what they were saying, but the chemistry between them was enough to let me know that I had a better chance at winning the lottery tonight than ending up in his bed.
“What can I get ya, babe? Piña Coladas are on special tonight—three dollars.”
It took me a moment to realize someone was speaking to me. I had Rhett blinders on and had completely missed the woman bartender who waited impatiently for me to acknowledge her. My eyes focused on her name tag—Luce. When I finally realized how incredibly rude I was being, she had already started walking away from me, shaking her head and huffing under her breath.
"Rhett," she hollered, as she motioned towards me. “Your customer.”
Oh shit!
At her words, Rhett glanced over his shoulder in my direction. He looked right through me as he called out, “One moment,” before returning to his brunette.
I wanted to run from the bar. My stomach felt queasy, and that vodka tonic threatened to come back up. “This was a stupid idea," I murmured to myself.
Rhett took his sweet-ass time finishing his conversation with the brunette before making his way toward me. It took him so damn long that by the time he came for my drink order, I no longer felt quite so nervous.
Hello there, princess. What can I get for you?" he asked, smiling and cocking an eyebrow at me, charm oozing out of him. “Piña Coladas are on special tonight,” he told me, rubbing a hand over his closely shaved head and speaking fast. It was clear, even if he did it with a smile on his face, he was trying to hurry me into making a decision. “You look like a Piña Colada kind of girl. How ‘bout I get you one of those?”
He had a very nice smile, which he clearly used to his advantage. He did, after all, work for tips. But whether his charm and that smile were real or fake, they pissed me off. I was too much of a cynic, something I knew I’d picked up by being raised by my very straight-forward, realist of a brother, to put up with his bullshit.
“What the hell?” I snapped, my frustrations pouring out of me. “Do you all have a giant premade batch of Piña Colada that you need to sell before the end of the night? Because I happen to hate coconut.” I didn’t actually hate coconut. “Fifty percent of people hate coconut.” I made up that statistic. “If you’re going to offer something that half the population hates, you should at least have a second drink option on special as an alternative, otherwise you’re discriminating. Besides, do I look twenty-one? I’m eighteen—learn how to card.”
“Shit. You’re a cop.”
“No, I’m not a cop. I don’t even want a drink.” I started rummaging around in my purse for nothing in particular because I needed something to do with my hands. I was beyond annoyed and, frankly, a little hurt. “Can we pretend this conversation never happened? I would much rather keep my glorified memories intact. And—”
I stopped talking and digging when his fingers gently touched the underside of my chin. Swallowing, I looked up from my bag. Why the hell was he touching me?
“I know you," he whispered, the color draining from his face.
"No you don't," I said pulling away from his touch and standing from my seat.
"Yes, I do. You've changed, but those green eyes I haven’t forgotten.”
Everything slowed down. I stood there with my bag slung over my shoulder and my feet frozen to the floor. The noise of the chaotic bar faded into the background. He stared at me, and I stared at him. He recognized me, and with that recognition his whole demeanor changed. Sincerity, I suppose, was the difference I suddenly saw in him.
“You came back," he said after a moment, smiling.

This smile, I could tell, was genuine.

Monday, August 3, 2015

Author Interview for the PULLED UNDER tour

Author questions:

1.  What made you want to become a writer?

Twilight.  Something about Twilight inspired me.  It got me into reading again and it made me want to try to write.  I know there are a lot of Twilight haters out there, but the simple romance of Bella and Edward had a big impact on me.  

2.  What is your favorite/least favorite part about writing?

Favorite part: When the words are flowing and I'm in a writing groove.
Least favorite part: When I get stuck.  It happens from time to time, when I can't decide which direction to take my story.  I'll stress and write/rewrite, having the hardest time getting past a certain scene.  I always make it past those parts, I just hate the time I waste getting through them.  

3.  On average, how long does it take to write a book?

Four months!  Depends on the story though.

4.  Can you describe the basics to your writing process?

First, I come up with a basic concept.  Then I come up with the characters.  From there I just start writing.  I'll always have a general idea of how a book will end and some key scenes playing in my mind, but other than that I don't plan ahead.  It's better (for me) to let my characters surprise me and drive the story.

5.  Who is your favorite character from PULLED UNDER and why?

Rhett. I've been wanting to write Rhett's story since I wrote Kill Devil Hills. He's funny and lovable and deep down a romantic.

6.  What is your favorite scene from PULLED UNDER?

The bar scene where Sydney picks up Rhett for their 'one night stand.'

7.  Tell us about your cover art.  Who designed it? 

Sommer Stein of Perfect Pear Creative Covers designed it. (facebook.com/PPCCovers) I adore her covers, everyone of them, and she's done all of mine except for my first novel's cover.

9.  Excluding the characters from your own novel, who is your favorite book boyfriend? 

In the NA genre: Logan Reed.  (From Tammy Falkner's Tall, Tatted, and Tempting.)
YA: Jace Wayland 
Adult: Eric Northman
(Wow, didn't realize how much I liked blonds until just now.)

10.  How can we contact you to find out more about your books?

I have a website: sarahdarlingtonauthor.com
Or email me:  sarahdarlingtonauthor@gmail.com

11.  What can we expect from you in the future?

I have plans to write a 4th and final novel in the KILL DEVIL HILLS Series. It will be titled ADRIFT and it will be Ben's story. I may put writing it on hold for a little while because I have a YA story that I've been dying to write. I haven't decided yet though.

12.  Do you have any tips or advice for other writers?

Write everyday! If I can write a book, anyone can.  All it takes in practice, more practice, and a slightly obsessive personality.  

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Teasers for PULLED UNDER

Here are the teasers for PULLED UNDER. Feel free to post on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, etc. Or add the ones you like to your cover reveal or blog tour post.








Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Cover Reveal for PULLED UNDER (8/1/2015 post!)


Pulled Under by Sarah Darlington
Release Date: September 1, 2015

Synopsis:
man-child. noun.
: a grown man who is very immature, therefor considered a man-child

manwhore. noun.
: a promiscuous man who has no regard for his sexual partners or the emotional value of his relationships

Rhett Morgan couldn't have been more wrong for me. The guy drank beer in the shower, for crying out loud. He had no prospects for the future, had slept with half the women in our beach town of Kill Devil Hills, and had no desire to change his manwhore ways.

And when Ben Turner, the guy I had loved from afar for the past four years, died and I couldn't get over his death, I desperately needed a distraction. A distraction like Rhett. So I used him for a one-night stand. Because, after all, that's the only thing a guy like Rhett is good for...right?

***New Adult Romance. This novel is the third book in the Kill Devil Hills series, however it can be read as a standalone. Recommended for 18+


Join the Facebook Pulled Under Release Party!!! Sept 1st!!

Subscribe to Sarah Darlington's Newsletter

* indicates required

Other novels in the Kill Devil Hills Series:

#1: KILL DEVIL HILLS
Noah is determined to escape his past and keep his life under control. Then he saves the life of his best friend’s little sister, Georgina Turner — who is battling her own demons. He can't get her out of his head, even if Georgina tears down the emotional walls he so carefully built.
Read chapter 1 and 2 here
***Signed paperbacks are in the store!



#2: CHANGING TIDES
Ellie Turner is a lesbian. She knows who she is, loves who she is, and couldn’t care less what the rest of the world thinks of her. Then television star Nate West comes along. All thick muscle and alpha-male testosterone. When Ellie meets him on an airplane, he ignites something inside her she never knew existed.
Amazon I Amazon UK
Read the full synopsis on: Goodreads



About Sarah Darlington

1468594_1382112238676051_1558259933_n
Sarah Darlington lives in the DC metro area, is married to her high school sweetheart, and currently spends her time chasing around a very active toddler. As a former flight attendant, she misses the days of pantyhose, galley gossip with good friends, and traveling to new places. In the future she’d like to return to that career, but, just as flying gets into your bones, so does writing. Whenever she gets a free moment these days, she writes.
a Rafflecopter giveaway

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

HTML for the Cover Reveal for PULLED UNDER (8/1/2015 Post!)

<xmp>
<div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">
</div>
<div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">
</div>
<div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">
</div>
<div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">
</div>
<div style="text-align: left;">
<div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">
</div>
<div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">
</div>
</div>
<div class="post-body entry-content" id="post-body-7135611401684513918" itemprop="description articleBody" style="background-color: white; position: relative; width: 620px;">
<div class="book-main-details" style="box-sizing: border-box;">
<div>
<div>
<div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">
<a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-QB0A4J4n4oQ/VbmKamlkqjI/AAAAAAAAEBM/qRgtqTjmC8U/s1600/PulledUnder_FrontCover.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="640" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-QB0A4J4n4oQ/VbmKamlkqjI/AAAAAAAAEBM/qRgtqTjmC8U/s640/PulledUnder_FrontCover.jpg" width="424" /></a></div>
<div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">
<br /></div>
</div>
</div>
<div class="blurb" style="box-sizing: border-box;">
<div class="blurb" style="box-sizing: border-box;">
<div style="text-align: center;">
<span style="line-height: 23.9999389648438px;"><span style="color: #666666; font-size: x-large;"><b>Pulled Under by Sarah Darlington</b></span></span></div>
<div style="text-align: center;">
<span style="line-height: 23.9999389648438px;"><span style="color: #666666; font-size: large;"><b>Release Date: September 1, 2015</b></span></span></div>
<span style="line-height: 23.9999389648438px;"><span style="color: #666666;"><br /></span></span>
<span style="line-height: 23.9999389648438px;"><span style="color: #666666;"><b>Synopsis:</b></span></span><br />
<span style="line-height: 23.9999389648438px;"><span style="color: #666666;">man-child. noun.</span></span><br />
<span style="line-height: 23.9999389648438px;"><span style="color: #666666;">: a grown man who is very immature, therefor considered a man-child</span></span><br />
<span style="line-height: 23.9999389648438px;"><span style="color: #666666;"><br /></span></span>
<span style="line-height: 23.9999389648438px;"><span style="color: #666666;">manwhore. noun.</span></span><br />
<span style="line-height: 23.9999389648438px;"><span style="color: #666666;">: a promiscuous man who has no regard for his sexual partners or the emotional value of his relationships</span></span><br />
<span style="line-height: 23.9999389648438px;"><span style="color: #666666;"><br /></span></span>
<span style="line-height: 23.9999389648438px;"><span style="color: #666666;">Rhett Morgan couldn't have been more wrong for me. The guy drank beer in the shower, for crying out loud. He had no prospects for the future, had slept with half the women in our beach town of Kill Devil Hills, and had no desire to change his manwhore ways.</span></span><br />
<span style="line-height: 23.9999389648438px;"><span style="color: #666666;"><br /></span></span>
<span style="line-height: 23.9999389648438px;"><span style="color: #666666;">And when Ben Turner, the guy I had loved from afar for the past four years, died and I couldn't get over his death, I desperately needed a distraction. A distraction like Rhett. So I used him for a one-night stand. Because, after all, that's the only thing a guy like Rhett is good for...right?</span></span><br />
<span style="line-height: 23.9999389648438px;"><span style="color: #666666;"><br /></span></span>
<span style="line-height: 23.9999389648438px;"><span style="color: #666666;">***New Adult Romance. This novel is the third book in the Kill Devil Hills series, however it can be read as a standalone. Recommended for 18+</span></span><br />
<span style="line-height: 23.9999389648438px;"><span style="color: #666666;"><br /></span></span></div>
<div class="blurb" style="box-sizing: border-box;">
<div id="gr_add_to_books">
<div class="gr_custom_each_container_">
<div style="text-align: center;">
<a href="https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/23257390-pulled-under" style="border: none;" target="_blank"><img alt="Pulled Under (Kill Devil Hills, #3)" src="https://www.goodreads.com/images/atmb_add_book-70x25.png" /></a>
    </div>
</div>
</div>
<!-- the identifier in the following script tag can be a GR book id or an isbn -->
  <script src="https://www.goodreads.com/book/add_to_books_widget_frame/23257390?atmb_widget%5Bbutton%5D=atmb_widget_1.png"></script>

<br />
<div style="text-align: center;">
<br /></div>
<div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">
<a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-uGsmYx6pRDc/VbmLEudODEI/AAAAAAAAEBU/6XKYL4CvXlI/s1600/PulledUnder_FullCover.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="457" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-uGsmYx6pRDc/VbmLEudODEI/AAAAAAAAEBU/6XKYL4CvXlI/s640/PulledUnder_FullCover.jpg" width="640" /></a></div>
<div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">
<br /></div>
<div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">
</div>
</div>
</div>
</div>
</div>
<div id="gr_add_to_books">
<div class="gr_custom_each_container_">
<div style="text-align: center;">
<a href="https://www.facebook.com/events/870147093020958/" target="_blank">Join the Facebook Pulled Under Release Party!!! Sept 1st!!</a><br />
<div style="left: -5000px; position: absolute;">
<input name="b_7df64b054a8f6f828339da08c_2a2b5bc21c" tabindex="-1" type="text" value="" /></div>
<div class="clear">
<div style="text-align: left;">
<h2 style="-webkit-transition: opacity 0.24s ease-in-out; background-attachment: fixed; background-position: 0% 0%; background-repeat: repeat; box-sizing: border-box; color: #675f75; font-family: 'Euphoria Script'; font-size: 40px; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: 1px; line-height: 1.1; margin: 0px 0px 15px; opacity: 1; padding: 0px; text-align: center; transition: opacity 0.24s ease-in-out; visibility: visible;">

<!-- Begin MailChimp Signup Form -->
<link href="//cdn-images.mailchimp.com/embedcode/classic-081711.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"></link>
<style type="text/css">
 #mc_embed_signup{background:#fff; clear:left; font:14px Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif; }
 /* Add your own MailChimp form style overrides in your site stylesheet or in this style block.
    We recommend moving this block and the preceding CSS link to the HEAD of your HTML file. */
</style>
<div id="mc_embed_signup">
<form action="//blogspot.us8.list-manage.com/subscribe/post?u=7df64b054a8f6f828339da08c&amp;id=2a2b5bc21c" class="validate" id="mc-embedded-subscribe-form" method="post" name="mc-embedded-subscribe-form" novalidate="" target="_blank">
<div id="mc_embed_signup_scroll">
<h2>
<span style="font-size: small;">Subscribe to Sarah Darlington's Newsletter</span></h2>
<div class="indicates-required">
<span style="font-size: small;"><span class="asterisk">*</span> indicates required</span></div>
<div class="mc-field-group">
<span style="font-size: small;"><label for="mce-EMAIL">Email Address  <span class="asterisk">*</span>
</label>
 <input class="required email" id="mce-EMAIL" name="EMAIL" type="email" value="" />
</span></div>
<div class="clear" id="mce-responses">
<div class="response" id="mce-error-response" style="display: none;">
</div>
<div class="response" id="mce-success-response" style="display: none;">
</div>
</div>
<!-- real people should not fill this in and expect good things - do not remove this or risk form bot signups-->
    <br />
<div style="left: -5000px; position: absolute;">
<span style="font-size: small;"><input name="b_7df64b054a8f6f828339da08c_2a2b5bc21c" tabindex="-1" type="text" value="" /></span></div>
<div class="clear">
<span style="font-size: small;"><input class="button" id="mc-embedded-subscribe" name="subscribe" type="submit" value="Subscribe" /></span></div>
</div>
</form>
</div>
<script src="//s3.amazonaws.com/downloads.mailchimp.com/js/mc-validate.js" type="text/javascript"></script><script type="text/javascript">(function($) {window.fnames = new Array(); window.ftypes = new Array();fnames[0]='EMAIL';ftypes[0]='email';fnames[1]='FNAME';ftypes[1]='text';fnames[2]='LNAME';ftypes[2]='text';}(jQuery));var $mcj = jQuery.noConflict(true);</script>
<!--End mc_embed_signup--><span style="font-size: x-large;">
Other novels in the Kill Devil Hills Series:</span></h2>
<div>
<a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-BWYf-dX_LRM/VMhFMEdBsuI/AAAAAAAADsU/h7hjpn-WrKY/s1600/KillDevilHills_FrontCover_Web.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="background-color: white; clear: left; color: #115694; float: left; font-family: Arial, Tahoma, Helvetica, FreeSans, sans-serif; font-size: 13.1999998092651px; line-height: 18.4799995422363px; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em; text-decoration: none;"><img border="0" height="200" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-BWYf-dX_LRM/VMhFMEdBsuI/AAAAAAAADsU/h7hjpn-WrKY/s1600/KillDevilHills_FrontCover_Web.jpg" style="-webkit-box-shadow: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.0980392) 1px 1px 5px; background-attachment: initial; background-clip: initial; background-image: initial; background-origin: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial; background-size: initial; border: 1px solid rgb(230, 230, 230); box-shadow: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.0980392) 1px 1px 5px; padding: 5px; position: relative;" width="126" /></a><b style="background-color: white; font-family: Arial, Tahoma, Helvetica, FreeSans, sans-serif; font-size: 13.1999998092651px; line-height: 18.4799995422363px;"><span style="color: #666666;">#1:</span><span style="color: #999999;">&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: large;">KILL DEVIL HILLS</span></b><br />
<span style="background-color: white; color: #636363; font-family: brandon-grotesque, Candara, 'Gill Sans MT', 'Trebuchet MS', Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 18px; line-height: 23.9999389648438px;">Noah is determined to escape his past and keep his life under control. Then he saves the life of his best friend’s little sister, Georgina Turner — who is battling her own demons. He can't get her out of his head, even if Georgina tears down the emotional walls he so carefully built.</span><br />
<span style="background-color: white; color: #636363; font-family: brandon-grotesque, Candara, 'Gill Sans MT', 'Trebuchet MS', Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 18px; line-height: 23.9999389648438px;"><a href="http://www.sarahdarlingtonauthor.com/2014/08/first-chapter-of-kill-devil-hills.html" style="color: #115694; text-decoration: none;" target="_blank">Read chapter 1 and 2 here</a></span><br />
<div style="background-color: white; font-family: Arial, Tahoma, Helvetica, FreeSans, sans-serif; font-size: 13.1999998092651px; line-height: 18.4799995422363px; text-align: center;">
<div style="text-align: left;">
<b><span style="color: #9fc5e8; font-family: 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif; line-height: 33.5999984741211px;"><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00MD89D5K/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=B00MD89D5K&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=confoftheunpu-20&amp;linkId=LURJWNFS6342MGCW" style="color: #115694; text-decoration: none;" target="_blank">Amazon</a>&nbsp;I&nbsp;<a href="https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00MD89D5K" style="color: #115694; text-decoration: none;" target="_blank">Amazon UK</a>&nbsp;I&nbsp;<a href="http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/kill-devil-hills-sarah-darlington/1120036207?ean=2940149640904" style="color: #115694; text-decoration: none;" target="_blank">Barnes and Noble</a>&nbsp;I&nbsp;<a href="http://store.kobobooks.com/en-us/Search/Query?q=1230000254814" style="color: #115694; text-decoration: none;" target="_blank">Kobo</a>&nbsp;I&nbsp;<a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/kill-devil-hills/id933627894" style="color: #115694; text-decoration: none;" target="_blank">iTunes</a></span></b></div>
<div style="text-align: left;">
<b style="font-family: 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif;">***Signed paperbacks are in the&nbsp;<a href="http://sarahdarlingtonauthor.blogspot.com/p/shop.html" style="color: #115694; text-decoration: none;" target="_blank">store</a>!</b></div>
</div>
<div style="background-color: white; font-family: Arial, Tahoma, Helvetica, FreeSans, sans-serif; font-size: 13.1999998092651px; line-height: 18.4799995422363px; text-align: center;">
<div style="text-align: left;">
<span style="font-family: 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif;"><b><br /></b></span></div>
<div style="text-align: left;">
<span style="font-family: 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif;"><b><br /></b></span></div>
<div style="text-align: left;">
<span style="font-family: 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif;"><b><br /></b></span></div>
<div class="separator" style="clear: both;">
</div>
<div style="text-align: left;">
<div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">
<a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-LEbmVYSSWGI/VOD4-aCDHfI/AAAAAAAADyk/Md5si23nIm8/s1600/ChangingTides_FrontCover_LoRes.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="clear: left; color: #115694; float: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em; text-decoration: none;"><img border="0" height="200" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-LEbmVYSSWGI/VOD4-aCDHfI/AAAAAAAADyk/Md5si23nIm8/s1600/ChangingTides_FrontCover_LoRes.jpg" style="-webkit-box-shadow: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.0980392) 1px 1px 5px; background-attachment: initial; background-clip: initial; background-image: initial; background-origin: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial; background-size: initial; border: 1px solid rgb(230, 230, 230); box-shadow: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.0980392) 1px 1px 5px; padding: 5px; position: relative;" width="133" /></a></div>
<span style="color: #666666; font-family: 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif;"><b>#2:&nbsp;</b></span><span style="font-family: brandon-grotesque, Candara, 'Gill Sans MT', 'Trebuchet MS', Verdana, sans-serif; line-height: 23.9999389648438px;"><b><span style="font-size: large;">CHANGING TIDES</span></b></span></div>
<div style="text-align: left;">
<span style="color: #636363; font-family: brandon-grotesque, Candara, 'Gill Sans MT', 'Trebuchet MS', Verdana, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 18px; line-height: 23.9999389648438px;">Ellie Turner is a lesbian. She knows who she is, loves who she is, and couldn’t care less what the rest of the world thinks of her.&nbsp;</span></span><span style="color: #636363; font-family: brandon-grotesque, Candara, 'Gill Sans MT', 'Trebuchet MS', Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 18px; line-height: 23.9999389648438px;">Then television star Nate West comes along. All thick muscle and alpha-male testosterone. When Ellie meets him on an airplane, he ignites something inside her she never knew existed.</span></div>
<div style="text-align: left;">
<b style="font-family: 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif;"><a href="http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00UMODZ9W" style="color: #115694; text-decoration: none;" target="_blank">Amazon</a>&nbsp;I Amazon UK</b></div>
<div style="text-align: left;">
<b style="font-family: 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif;">Read the full synopsis on:&nbsp;<a href="https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/22908773-changing-tides" style="color: #115694; text-decoration: none;" target="_blank">Goodreads</a></b></div>
<div style="text-align: left;">
<br /></div>
<div style="text-align: left;">
<br /></div>
<div style="text-align: left;">
<br /></div>
<div style="text-align: left;">
<br /></div>
</div>
</div>
<h2 style="-webkit-transition: opacity 0.24s ease-in-out; background-attachment: fixed; background-position: 0% 0%; background-repeat: repeat; box-sizing: border-box; color: #675f75; font-family: 'Euphoria Script'; font-size: 40px; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: 1px; line-height: 1.1; margin: 0px 0px 15px; opacity: 1; padding: 0px; text-align: center; transition: opacity 0.24s ease-in-out; visibility: visible;">
About Sarah Darlington</h2>
<div class="ubb-author-photo" style="box-sizing: border-box; color: #675f75; font-family: 'Special Elite'; font-size: 22px; line-height: 31.4285717010498px;">
<img alt="1468594_1382112238676051_1558259933_n" class="attachment-ubb-author-photo" src="http://bookstobreathe.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/1468594_1382112238676051_1558259933_n-270x270.jpg" height="270" style="border: 0px; box-sizing: border-box; float: left; height: auto; margin: 0px 15px 15px 0px !important; max-width: 100%; vertical-align: middle;" width="270" /></div>
<div style="box-sizing: border-box; color: #675f75; font-family: 'Special Elite'; font-size: 22px; line-height: 31.4285717010498px; margin-bottom: 10px;">
Sarah Darlington lives in the DC metro area, is married to her high school sweetheart, and currently spends her time chasing around a very active toddler. As a former flight attendant, she misses the days of pantyhose, galley gossip with good friends, and traveling to new places. In the future she’d like to return to that career, but, just as flying gets into your bones, so does writing. Whenever she gets a free moment these days, she writes.</div>
<div class="author-links" style="box-sizing: border-box; color: #675f75; font-family: 'Special Elite'; font-size: 22px; line-height: 31.4285717010498px; margin-bottom: 10px; text-align: center;">
<a href="http://sarahdarlingtonauthor.com/" style="-webkit-transition: all 0.5s; background-attachment: initial; background-clip: initial; background-image: initial; background-origin: initial; background-position: 0px 0px; background-repeat: initial; background-size: initial; box-sizing: border-box; color: #295e14; text-decoration: none; transition: all 0.5s;" target="_blank">Website</a>&nbsp;•&nbsp;<a href="http://www.twitter.com/@sadarlington" style="-webkit-transition: all 0.5s; background-attachment: initial; background-clip: initial; background-image: initial; background-origin: initial; background-position: 0px 0px; background-repeat: initial; background-size: initial; box-sizing: border-box; color: #295e14; text-decoration: none; transition: all 0.5s;" target="_blank">Twitter</a>&nbsp;•&nbsp;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/sarahdarlingtonauthor" style="-webkit-transition: all 0.5s; background-attachment: initial; background-clip: initial; background-image: initial; background-origin: initial; background-position: 0px 0px; background-repeat: initial; background-size: initial; box-sizing: border-box; color: #295e14; text-decoration: none; transition: all 0.5s;" target="_blank">Facebook</a>&nbsp;•&nbsp;<a href="https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7462746.Sarah_Darlington?from_search=true" style="-webkit-transition: all 0.5s; background-attachment: initial; background-clip: initial; background-image: initial; background-origin: initial; background-position: 0px 0px; background-repeat: initial; background-size: initial; box-sizing: border-box; color: #295e14; text-decoration: none; transition: all 0.5s;" target="_blank">Goodreads</a></div>
</div>
</div>
</div>
</div>
</div>
<a class="rcptr" href="http://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/60e61ad317/" rel="nofollow" data-raflid="60e61ad317" data-theme="classic" data-template="" id="rcwidget_shrleosg">a Rafflecopter giveaway</a>
<script src="//widget-prime.rafflecopter.com/launch.js"></script>

</xmp>

Monday, July 27, 2015

Rafflecopter HTML and link for the Pulled Under Cover Reveal

HTML:

<xmp>
<a class="rcptr" href="http://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/60e61ad317/" rel="nofollow" data-raflid="60e61ad317" data-theme="classic" data-template="" id="rcwidget_shrleosg">a Rafflecopter giveaway</a>
<script src="//widget-prime.rafflecopter.com/launch.js"></script>
</xmp>

LINK:
http://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/60e61ad317

Friday, March 13, 2015

Quick links for posting on Social Media...

PURCHASE LINKS:
Amazon US ▶ http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00UMODZ9W
Amazon AU ▶ http://www.amazon.com.au/gp/product/B00UMODZ9W
Amazon UK ▶ http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00UMODZ9W
Amazon CA ▶ http://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B00UMODZ9W
Barnes and Noble ▶ http://goo.gl/3Ekx0e
Kobo ▶  http://goo.gl/l0gOIH