Vanessa Sims on Freeing His Mercenary (Mercenary in Love #3) ~ Blog Tour, Excerpt, Guest Blog, Rafflecopter Giveaway

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Title: Freeing His Mercenary (Mercenary in Love #3)
Author: Vanessa Sims
Publisher: Self Published
Publication Date:04/15/2015
Genre/Sub-Genre: Contemporary, M/M Romance

Blurb:

What would you do if the man you loved woke up and didn’t remember you?

Christian Storm was your normal kick ass bad boy, until his best friend admitted to having feelings for him.

One the heel of Rick’s confession, Christian gets his act together, and starts a relationship with Rick.

The case they’re working on together goes sour at the end and Rick is taken.

After a few days Rick is found broken and battered. When he wakes up in the hospital, Rick doesn’t know who he or anyone else is.

Now Christian has to find the man responsible for Rick’s abduction and attack before he strikes again. With his mind preoccupied with finding Logan, will Christian be able to convince Rick that they are deeply in love with each other? Or will Christian lose everything he holds dear?

Freeing His Mercenary is the continuation of Taming His Mercenary.

Stuff and Things:

If you could go anywhere in the world where would you go? Why?

I would love to travel the world, but if I had to choose one place that I would want to see the most, I would pick Scotland. I love a good historical romance with Scotland as the place it is set in. I would love to see the lands and I hope some very old castles and if I happen to come across a man in a kilt, I would be in heaven.

If you had one superpower what would it be?

I would want to be fly. That would be all kinds of cool. Then I wouldn’t have to pay for gas because those prices take an arm and leg.

Who is your favorite character from your books? Why?

My favorite character actually changes, but I would say it’s a tie between Noah from Destined Mate and Killian from my Mercenary in Love Series. Noah because he stands up for what he believes in, and tries to do right by everybody. Killian is a person unto himself and he has that attitude where he is going to take any crap from nobody.

Excerpt:

Elliot wanted to throw something at Christian’s head. Damn he didn’t know how Rick could put up with him. He slammed the door on those thoughts because all it would do was remind him that Rick didn’t like him like that.

“How long do I need to stay at your place?” He asked instead of acting out his thoughts.

“Until we find Logan and your daughter. I thought you were gay.”

He wondered how long it would take for Christian to get around to that question. “I’m bi actually, but I prefer to be with men. Much to Laci’s mother’s dismay.” Grabbing the suitcase off the bed, he moved to stand in front of Christian. “I’m ready to go.”

He followed behind Christian and no matter how hard he tried not to, his eyes wandered down to look at the man’s ass. He liked men after all and he had to not have a pulse for him not to find Christian attractive.

“I’ll follow you there.” He said when they moved towards Christian’s truck.

“We’re taking my truck.” Christian stated as he opened the passenger side door.

“Why? Will I be a prisoner there?”

“No nothing like that, but Logan knows your car and he can trace it.”

“I’m sure he knows your truck as well.” He stated not wanting to be confined to close quarters with him.

“But I have ways around that. Now get in.”

Yes, strangling him sounded good right about now. Putting his stuff in the truck, he got in with a huff. He didn’t care if he was acting like a child. Christian closed the door behind him and went to the driver side.

“Have you told Rick that you two were in a relationship?” He didn’t know why he asked that question, but for some odd reason he wanted to know the answer.

Christian threw him a side long glance then put the truck in drive. He thought he wouldn’t answer, but when they pulled out of his driveway Christian took a deep breath.

“No he doesn’t know. The doctor told me it’s a high chance he won’t get his memory back.”

“Oh. I’m sorry to hear that.”

“I thought you would be happy about that.”

“Why the hell would I be happy about that? Before we even hooked up, Rick told me he was in love with his best friend. I see that you finally got your head out of your ass and told him you felt the same way about him.”

Yes, he was upset that he’d been played, but he saw the way Rick looked when he talked about Christian. He wanted someone to look at him that way and would never intentionally get in the way of that.

“I didn’t tell him.”

“Why the hell not?”

“Because he was fucking kidnapped, then put in the hospital and when he woke up he didn’t fucking remember me.” Christian gritted out.

Well damn. What did he say to that? He didn’t know.

“Look I’m-“

“Don’t.” Christian said cutting off his apology.

They drove the rest of the way in silence. When Christian put his truck in park Elliot grabbed his bag from the back seat and went to stand in front of the truck to wait for Christian. He figured he needed a moment to himself. It had to hurt like a bitch for the man you love to wake up and not remember you.

When Christian got out of the truck, they walked to house and entered.

“Good you’re here. Rick has been asking about you.” Killian said to Christian as they walked towards the kitchen.

“I’m leaving now. Elliot tell Killian what you know about your daughter and we will go from there.”
Elliot watched as Christian left the kitchen to leave.

“I don’t know what you have to do with all of this, but if you hurt him or Rick again, I will personally kill you myself.”

Elliot turned at Killian’s threatening words. He had no doubt the big bad mercenary would keep his promise. “Like I told Christian earlier, I had nothing to do with this and Rick knew that before he was taken.”

Killian glared at him for a moment more then took a seat at the table. “Okay, let’s get started.”

About the Author:

I live in Texas but originally I am from Trenton, NJ. When I graduated from high school, I joined the military. Yay me. I did three years with one tour to Iraq. I am happily married because seriously would put that they are unhappy. I have three kids. No pets, they scare me. I am currently a stay at home mom and I love to read! A lot.

Author Links:

Website: http://vanessasimsbooks.com/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/VanessaSims18
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Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Vanessa-Sims/e/B00KCWTA16
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/8203863.Vanessa_Sims
Instagram: https://instagram.com/vanessa.sims/

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I have a number of paperbacks, most of which are signed, to giveaway. Over the between now (11 Mar 2017) and 31 Mar 2017, every comment on the blog (this post and all other new posts), will be entered to win 1 of these paperbacks. There are also some misc swag items, so there will be a few packs of these to give away as well.

Thank you so much for your support over the last 4 years. Prism will be closing its doors on 1 April 2017. All content will remain available, but no new content will appear after 31 Mar 2017. As such all request forms have been turned off. Again Thank you,

Brandilyn
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