Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Carol Kingore's Soloman's Compass

So I am a day late and feel terrible. MAN, never recruit me to do anything on a Monday... But I am VERY excited to share with you.

Carol is a great friend and she has a book release to shout about!!!  So I'm VERY sorry about forgetting to post yesterday... TODAY, let me just share a little about Soloman's Compass...

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A missing belt—her uncle’s prized possession. The lure of buried treasure. And a sexy former SEAL who makes U.S. Coast Guard Commander Taylor Campbell crazy. What more could any woman want. Right?

Taylor is on a quest to unearth her uncle’s buried treasure—a journey so far out of the realm of her real life she can barely fathom it. There’s one other minor glitch. Taylor's certain the buried treasure was all in Uncle Randy's dementia-riddled mind. Now he’s dead.

All the same, Taylor is in Rock Harbor, Texas, to settle her uncle's estate, including following his directions to the treasure—even if doing so means trespassing. When someone tries to kill her, Taylor's quest becomes personal. She tosses Randy's official cause of death—Drowning Due to Accident—out the window and starts looking at his Rock Harbor acquaintances. Could Randy's treasure be real?

Jake Solomon is in Rock Harbor under false pretenses. He loathes the charade, but if he doesn't follow the plan, his dad will make Jake's SEAL training feel like a day on the monkey bars in kindergarten.

The plan is to protect Taylor Campbell from the fate that befell her uncle and the other members of a tight circle of Coast Guardsmen called the Compass Points who served together on Point boats in Vietnam.

Due to the danger involved, Jake’s dad has ordered him not to become involved with Taylor. Disobeying his father was Jake’s first mistake.

Taylor is attracted to Jake as well, but she refuses to wait for Jake to locate the killer when she knows her plan will force her uncle’s murderer into action.

But the killer's actions are just what Jake is afraid of.


Carol's Bio: 
Carol Kilgore has always had stories and characters in her head, but she didn’t know she should write them down until about a dozen years ago. Once she started, she couldn’t stop.
Her first published short story won the Derringer Award for Best Short-Short Mystery. She continued to write short fiction for a few years and also enjoyed a small success as a freelancer before giving it all up for her true love—novels.
Carol writes a blend of mystery, suspense, and romance she calls Crime Fiction with a Kiss. Always at least one crime; always a love story. Solomon’s Compass is her second published novel.
As the wife of a Coast Guard officer, Carol has lived in locations across the U.S. She and her husband now live in a San Antonio suburb and share their home and patio with two active herding dogs that keep them free from all danger, real or imagined.
You can find Carol here:
 

9 comments:

Tamara said...

This sounds really cool. I've seen this book on a few other blogs, but I enjoyed getting a more in depth synopsis of it.

Love the cover too. Congrats to Carol!!

And why are we all up at 3:00 am? haha

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

I'm sure she'll forgive you!

SA Larsenッ said...

I heard about Carol's book all day yesterday. It sounds wonderful, and I love the cover!

I'll second Alex's comment. I'm sure you're already forgiven. :)

Southpaw said...

It's never too late! Love this cover.

Carol Kilgore said...

Thanks, Hart! Truly, any time at all is OK :)

Hart Johnson said...

I love the sound of your book, Carol! I wish you a ton of luck!

L. Diane Wolfe said...

Don't worry, I forgot yesterday, too. Had a blonde moment. I'm posting tomorrow though.

Helena said...

Hey, maybe it's better to spread out the shouts over a couple days. Gives more people a chance to learn about Carol's great book.

Missed Periods said...

Best of luck to Carol!