Hey everyone! Thanks so much for helping me celebrate the coming release of Touch And Go (Dare to Love #2, out Feb 17th) by joining the blog tour! What fun!!
Okay, so for those of you who don’t know me, I’m Mira Lyn Kelly, Contemporary Romance writer with a taste for the sizzly, flirty & fun stuff…also bare chested guys sporting a nicely worn pair of low slung jeans 🙂
Okay, but before I get good and distracted by that thought *It might be too late already!*, let’s talk about Touch And Go. Or I’ll chat and you just kick back with your hot beverage of choice and read along, lol.
First, the Dare to Love series revolves around a romantically dysfunctional group of tight knit friends living in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood. And while Truth Or Dare (Dare to Love #1, Maggie and Tyler) was an Enemies-to-Lovers story, Touch And Go (Ava and Sam) is a Friends-To-Lovers /Brother’s Friend/Secret Crush story.
*Gasps for air*
Yeah, lots going on with these two, starting with the fact that Ava’s been in love with Sam since she was seven years old and was so obsessively protective of her secret—even twenty years later, the guy still doesn’t know. Sam thinks everything is about as perfect between them as they can get. In fact, he’s so confident in the rock solid state of their friendship that when a too persistent suitor won’t take Ava’s hints—Sam steps in pretending to be her boyfriend for a night.
No big deal—or at least it wouldn’t have been without that kiss…
Here’s a little sneak peek:
Ava was giving it her college best, really she was, but there was no stopping the freak-out in progress.
Sam was kissing her.
His lips were on hers in a soft press that, based on its closed-mouth properties alone, should have been benign. But this was Sam. And he was in strict violation of a no-fly zone their friendship never breached. Sure, she and Sam were touchy-feely friends of the highest order. He always had an arm around her. Her legs draped over his. Something. She was a cuddler, so contact in and of itself was no big thing. But there were lines friends didn’t cross. Lines that started above the knee and ended bellow the belly button. Panty lines. Bust lines. And most importantly, lip lines. Which meant the intimacy of that taboo contact, even as chaste as it was—well, it was crossing wires Ava had spent twenty years trying to keep straight.
So the freak-out?
Yeah, it was on.
Because now how was she supposed to look at Sam’s hands without thinking of them warm at the sides of her face as he lowered his mouth to hers? How was she going to look into his eyes without seeing that last instant when they dropped to her lips? And how the heck was she supposed to look at that gorgeous, easy smile of his and hide the fact that after twenty years of wondering what his kiss would taste like, she wished the only one they were likely to share through the course of their entire lives had lasted just a little longer, gone a bit deeper, been a smidge more real?
I absolutely loved writing these two and hope you’ll give them a read 🙂
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About Mira Lyn Kelly
USA Today bestselling author Mira Lyn Kelly grew up in the Chicago area and earned her degree in Fine Arts from Loyola University. She met the love of her life while studying abroad in Rome, Italy, only to discover he’d been living right around the corner from her back home.
Having spent her twenties working and playing in the Windy City, she’s now settled with her husband in rural Minnesota, where their four beautiful children and naughty dog provide an excess of action and entertainment. When she isn’t reading, writing, or running to keep up with the family, she loves watching movies, blabbing with the girls, and cooking with her husband and friends.
Title: Touch & Go (Dare to Love # 2) by Mira Lyn Kelly
Release Date: February 17th, 2015
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