Monday, April 29, 2013

Cover Reveal & Giveaway: Darkness Before Dawn by Claire Contreras

Release date: May 31, 2013
There is No Light in Darkness on Goodreads
 Is love ever enough?

Faced with obstacles she could have never imagined, Blake is brought to darkness and back by forces in her past she never knew existed.
Desperate to stay connected to the only thing he loves, Cole is forced to revisit his past and align himself with the people who knew about Blake’s disappearance.
Separation has forced both Blake and Cole to learn how to live under the worst circumstances, each of them alone in their own hell.

When they reunite, can they be the same two people they were before darkness swept upon them?
Told in separate points of view, Darkness Before Dawn is the continuation of Blake and Cole’s fight to make it to the light

Meet Cole:
How hot is he?!?!
“I didn’t know you were awake,” I reply turning my body toward him and caressing his arm.
He gives me a lopsided smile. “I just woke up. How can you be so pretty in the morning?” he muses as his eyes scan my face.
“I’m not,” I groan throwing my head back on to the hard mattress. “This bed sucks.”
He chuckles. “You are,” he replies as he covers my body with his, opening my thighs with his and settling his weight between my legs. “You’re the most beautiful creature ever made...and you’re right, this bed sucks ass.”
“You’re just saying that because you want to have sex,” I say with a laugh as I look at him, thinking the same about him.
He tilts his head as he regards me. “Nah, we’re going to have sex anyway, I don’t have to sweet talk you into doing that.”
My laughter is cut short when he grinds against me, the hardness in his boxers making me gasp and tilt my pelvis toward it.
I am so freaking excited for this book. Y'all have NO idea! When I finished There Is No Light In Darkness, I was a MESS! A mess I tell you. I couldn't even write a review for it, I was in such grief. To this day, my Goodreads review says:

Claire Contreras is screwing with me. I swear it. This is some mass conspiracy to evoke 500 million emotions within myself, only to blow like a freaking volcano whose had billions of years of angsty gas crap piling up. I don't even know what to say. I want to scream. I need the sequel NOW. NOW. NOW. NOW.

I'll write a more....standard review once my mind has calmed down from this freaking mind fuck of a book.
And these were my status updates:
 10%- Hmmm I'm wondering if the two boys are the one and the same
65%- I knew it!!!
85%- This book is blowing my ever loving mind!!
90%-! Noooo shit shit shit. Please no God that didn't just happen. Mother effing piece of freaking piece of crap!
90%- Cole's letter. Kill me now.
100%- Ummm. No. I refuse to believe that was the end. No. No way. My book is missing an ending. No. No. No. No. No. No. No. FUCK!
Basically, the first book was an incredible mindfuck of a read and I am DYING for Darkness Before Dawn's release. If you haven't read There is No Light in Darkness, you're seriously missing out!! Not to mention, Claire Contreras, is a kick ass author who I had the pleasure of meeting at the Columbus Author Event!

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  1. Gorgeous!!! I love your Blog Ms. Tessa!

    1. Thanks!! I seriously could not review TINLID. My brain was all sorts of messed up. Love when a book does that to you!!

    2. thanks Tessa! I would love to receive #2 because after all if the fab reviews I have read for TINLID I have moved it up to read in the next week :)

  2. Thank you Tessa, you always recommend good books so definitely looking forward to this one!

  3. I loved the first book but that cliffhanger was nuts! I'm super excited for book 2.

  4. I would love to read book 2!

  5. Book 1 please! Thanks for the giveaway!
    Jennifer Leary

  6. One more week, ladies! Trust me, its worth the wait!! Thanks for entering!

  7. I would love book one. Thank you for the giveaway!

  8. I would love book 1. Thanks for the giveaway! ツ

  9. Awesome giveaway!! I'd love book 2, please :-)

  10. I already have Book 1, so if by chance I win I would love Book 2!!! I love your Blog and this giveaway! Thanks so much T!!

  11. I haven't had the chance to read either but going to add it on my TBR pile right Now!!

  12. Book 2, please! I own the first book, but haven't read it yet because of the cliffhanger. I'm super excited to read both books! Thank you for the giveaway!

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  14. Cover looks great thanks for the giveaway, goodluck everyone. Book 1 please

  15. Thanks for the giveaway, book 1 please :)

  16. I would love to have Book #1 please!! Thank you for the giveaway!!!

  17. I would prefer book 1 since I haven't read either, but they sound so good. Thank you for the giveaway!

  18. Both? Either /or! Thanks a lot!

  19. I would love to have book 1. Thanks for this chance!