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Friday, December 20, 2013

Buried Threads Blog Tour - Review + $100 Amazon GC Giveaway: Buried Threads (Threads #2) by Kaylin McFarren



Author: Kaylin McFarren
Series: Threads
Number in Series: 2
Release Date: October 1, 2013
Publisher: Creative Edge Publishing
Genre: Erotic Romance/Mystery/Paranormal/Romantic Suspense
Presented by: Pump Up Your Book


Synopsis from Kaylin McFarren
Rachel’s mouth sagged. “You mean you’re really a monk? But how’s that possible? You’re not even wearing a robe, and your hair…”
He simply smiled.
 A disturbing prophecy sends a treasure hunting duo on an urgent race to rescue a country in Kaylin McFarren’s heart pounding new novel,  Buried Threads. Full of erotic suspense and wild adventures, this is one trip that readers will never forget!
Rachel Lyons and Chase Cohen work together as the successful owners of a treasure hunting company. But a seemingly simply assignment – to track down a priceless gem that is believed to buried in a shipwreck deep within the Sea of Japan – takes a starling, and dangerous, turn.
Faced with a monk’s dark prophecy that a natural disaster will soon strike Japan, killing millions, Rachel and Chase must embark on the mission of a lifetime in order to uncover the three cursed samurai swords that can avert the catastrophe.
Chaos ensues as their adventure takes them from shark infested waters and creepy caves to haunted hidden tombs and a confrontation with Yakuza gang members.
Time is running out as the prophecy’s day of reckoning draws near. Will Rachel and Chase succeed before disaster strikes?

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Book Trailer


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     Buried Threads is book 2 in the Thread series. I completely missed that memo this time around and haven't read book one, Severed Threads, yet. But fortunately, I got into this book just fine, so it won't be much of an issue. What a ride this was, I didn't know what to expect with this, but I am definitely a new fan. Buried Threads gives you a bit of everything. McFarren oozes talent and I am super excited for book three in this series.

     I love this story. The buildup and where it goes are very refreshing aspects of the book. It is set in Japan and McFarren does such a great job of describing Japanese culture. I must say, I learned quite a bit. Some of our main characters, Rachel and Chase, visit Japan because they are treasure hunters. They were hired to find a mysterious sword that is said to be very powerful and very expensive. I love the mystery in this book. Someone is killed (someone kind of big) and the mystery is just very refreshing. I love that this book is based in reality, but has hints of paranormal throughout. It really added another element to the book. This story will make you very, very happy.

     I love that we follow three main stories/characters. They are all after something and it was nice seeing how it all comes together and learning the whys of it. I really liked Rachel. She sees fragile, but she is tough as nails. I really connected with her quickly. She works hard for everything and doesn't like being taken advantage of due to her father. Her father leaves behind some interesting surprises that turn Rachel's workd even more topsy-turvy. She already found out that she has been hired by an eccentric monk who reads souls and wants a mystical sword. How much more crazy can it possibly get? Oh, she has no idea. I also really enjoyed Mariko. I wasn't sure about her at first though. She was a geisha whose livelihood pretty much depended a big name gangster named Kenji. I loved seeing her journey in this book. She grew so much. Kenji was scary and yet very sexy. I love that the book showed us things from his point of view as well. He is quite the interesting villain and it was great seeing how his story unraveled as well. Then we have Yuki. She worked with Shinzo and knew a lot more about the treasures than anyone else. Her story adds even more to the book that you won't believe. Oh my goodness, it is beyond insane.

     This book will truly take you on a journey like no other. Everything from goblin sharks to reincarnation with mystery, suspense, mystical elements and some very steamy romance. There is no way you can't find something to love with this book. I am so in love. I can't wait to dive (no pun intended) more into this world with the first book and book three. Don't go into this expecting you are going to have things figured out. You won't have any idea until the very end. Highly recommend this read and it is definitely a favorite for 2013.


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*This book belongs to the following challenge*
Under The Covers Book Blog 2013 Immortal Reading Challenge!


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About Kaylin McFarren

Kaylin McFarren is a California native who has enjoyed traveling around the world. She previously worked as director for a fine art gallery, where she helped foster the careers of various artists before feeling the urge to satisfy her won creative impulses. 

Since launching her writing career, McFarren has earned more than a dozen literary awards in addition to a finalist spot in the 2008 RWA Golden Heart Contest. A member of RWA, Rose City Romance Writers, and Willamette Writers, she also lends her 
participation and support to various charitable and educational organizations in the Pacific Northwest.

McFarren currently lives with her husband in Oregon. They have three children and two grandchildren.
Her latest book is Buried Threads (Book 2 of the Threads series).

Connect with Kaylin McFarren here:
Facebook  |  Goodreads  |  Twitter  |  Website


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GIVEAWAY TIME!!!
 


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Buried Threads Blog Tour Schedule

Monday, October 7 – First Chapter Reveal at Read My First Chapter
Tuesday, October 8 – Book Feature at Examiner
Wednesday, October 9 – Interview at Blogcritics
Thursday, October 10 – Interview at Black Velvet Seductions
Friday, October 11 – First Chapter Reveal at Pump Up Your Book
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Monday, October 14 – Interview at Bound by Passion
Tuesday, October 15 – Interview at I’m Shelf-ish
Thursday, October 17 – Guest Blogging at Sarah Ballance
Thursday, October 17 – First Chapter Reveal & Book Trailer Reveal at Margay Leah Justice
Friday, October 18 – Interview at The Book Connection
Friday, October 18 – Guest Blogging & Book Trailer Reveal at What’s on the Bookshelf
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Monday, October 21 – Book Review & First Chapter Reveal at Deal Sharing Aunt
Tuesday, October 22 – First Chapter Reveal & Book Trailer Reveal at Literary Winner
Tuesday, October 22 – Book Feature at Jody’s Book Reviews
Wednesday, October 23 – Book Feature at Sweeping Me
Friday, October 25 – Character Guest Post & First Chapter Reveal at Lori’s Reading Corner
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Monday, October 28 – Book Review & Guest Blogging at Queen of the Night Reviews
Monday, October 28 – Interview at Authors to Watch
Tuesday, October 29 – Guest Blogging at Ice Fairy’s Treasure Chest
Thursday, October 31 – First Chapter Reveal & Book Trailer Reveal at Read 2 Review
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Monday, November 4 – Guest Blogging at Close Encounters With the Night Kind
Monday, November 4 – Guest Blogging at Confessions of a Reader
Monday, November 4 – Book Trailer Reveal at Escape by Fiction
Tuesday, November 5 – Character Guest Post at Janna Shay’s Fair Play
Wednesday, November 6 – Book Review & Guest Blogging at Must Read Faster
Thursday, November 7 – Guest Blogging at Acting Balanced
Friday, November 8 – Book Trailer of the Week at Pump Up Your Book
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Monday, November 11 – First Chapter Reveal at The Writer’s Life
Tuesday, November 12 – Book Review at Not Everyone’s Mama
Tuesday, November 12 – Book Feature at Ashna’s Wanted Readers
Wednesday, November 13 – Interview at PUYB Virtual Book Club
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Monday, November 18 – First Chapter Review at The Dark Phantom
Tuesday, November 19 – Guest Blogging at Book Marketing Buzz
Wednesday, November 20 – Character Guest Post at The Writer’s Life
Thursday, November 21 – Book Review at Sara’s Organized Chaos
Saturday, November 23Release Day Diva Facebook Party!
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Monday, November 25 – Book Feature at Bibliotica
Tuesday, November 26 – Character Guest Post at Bibliotica
Friday, November 29 – Book Feature at Plug Your Book
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Monday, December 2 – Book Trailer Reveal at If Books Could Talk
Tuesday, December 3 – Facebook Party with Release Day Diva!
Tuesday, December 3 – Interview LIVE on Inside Scoop Radio (starts 11 a.m. central) (link coming soon)
Tuesday, December 3 – Guest Blogging at Beyond the Books
Wednesday, December 4 – Book Feature at Authors & Readers Book Corner
Thursday, December 5 – Guest Blogging at The Writer’s Life
Friday, December 6 – Guest Blogging at Literal Exposure
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Monday, December 9 – Guest  Blogging at The Story Behind the Book
Tuesday, December 10 – Book Review at Mary’s Cup of Tea
Wednesday, December 11 – Guest  Blogging at The Book Faery Reviews
Thursday, December 12 – Book Feature at A Little Bit of Spice
Friday, December 13 – Book Feature at Butterfly-O-Meter
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Monday, December 16 – Character Guest Post at Love Books! Book Reviews
Tuesday, December 17 – Interview at Straight From the Author’s Mouth
Wednesday, December 18 – Interview at Mia Downing
Thursday, December 19 – Book Feature at Book Girl From South Carolina
Friday, December 20 – Book Review at Offbeat Vagabond
Saturday, December 21 – Book Review & Book Trailer Reveal at My Book Addiction and More
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Monday, December 23 – Book Feature at Literary ETC.
Thursday, December 26 – Interview at BlogHer
Friday, December 27 – Book Feature at Book Reviews by Kathy
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Tuesday, December 31 – Buried Threads Book Tour Highlights at PUYB Virtual Book Club


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1 comment:

  1. Thank you for your tremendous support and awesome review - posted on Amazon.com today. Have the best new year ever and may all your dreams and fantasies come true. :)

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Due to the daily spam comments I have been getting lately and to avoid the annoying word verification, Anonymous comments are no more. I do not want bargains on bags, watches, jerseys, boots and other crap. Geez, they could at least spam me with book and movie stuff, I would be somewhat interested LOL! Thank you :D