Chris McHart on Small Steps ~ Blog Tour, Excerpt, Guest Blog, Rafflecopter Giveaway

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Title: Small Steps
Author: Chris McHart
Publisher: Self Published
Cover Artist: Meg Bawden/Bawd Designs
Genre: Contemporary, Gay Fiction, M/M Romance

Blurb:

Ben Amann currently hates everything: The accident that temporarily put him in a wheelchair, the fact that he has to go for rehab and live in an assisted living home as well. Sebastian Hofers, the good looking but equally bad-tempered new assistant to his rehab therapist changes that.

Sebastian has two choices after causing an accident while driving drunk: community service hours or go to jail. The decision is a no-brainer, and so he meets Ben at the rehab center. The two of them hit it off and slowly, Sebastian sees more than just a patient in Ben.

But their growing relationship faces hard trials, not only because of Sebastian’s heavy drinking, but also because of the truth: The two of them already met on an icy street, eight months ago.

Can love and forgiveness overcome the overwhelming guilt and resentment?

Contains: Two ill-tempered men, a lot of hang-ups, a shared hope, and a destroyed dream.

Trigger Warning: deals with alcohol abuse and alcoholism

Okay, here comes an excerpt from my playlist for Small Steps. Be warned, a psychologist will cry if he sees that.  This is the actual order of the songs

Metallica, Nothing Else Matters (the long one with the orchestra)

Fun., Some Nights

The Gaslight Anthem, Handwritten

Metallica, The Unforgiven

Apocalyptica, Shadowmaker

Pink, You and Your Hand

Apocalyptica, Sea Song

Fun., We Are Young

Greenday, American Girl

Metallica, Nothing Else Matters (the original one)

Told you, my music taste is a little weird.

Excerpt

Sebastian stepped out of the sticky bus. It was hot for that time of the year, and Germany was melting under a heat wave. Munich was no exception. The temperature was somewhere around 35°C and the air conditioning in the bus was either non-existent or not working. The fact that everyone and their mother seemed to have agreed to take this bus didn’t help to make it more bearable.

Sebastian took a deep breath, but it did nothing to cool him down. All he got was a lung full of heat, his sweat, and fumes. Fuck this shit. He could be at a bar right now, sipping a cold beer. But he wasn’t, thanks to that fucking judge.

He had to be here, the last place he wanted to be. Okay, a few meters more, then he reached the place. The sign was unmistakable: Rehabilitation Center. Fucking shit. That judge had had way too much fun sentencing him. Wasn’t there a law against such things? The urge to kick something, anything in his way, rose, but Sebastian grit his teeth. He was no sixteen-year-old anymore. Instead of kicking something, Sebastian peered into the windows. An empty desk sat near the entrance door. Nobody was there.

Sebastian took another deep breath, which did nothing to quell his anger, and slowly pushed open the door. He wouldn’t get his Community Service hours done by standing in front of the building. And if the judge had his way, Sebastian was going to be here quite a few hours. Two-hundred, to be precise. Fucking two-hundred hours of work in a rehab center. He should kill that judge.

Links

Small Steps on Goodreads

Amazon US
Amazon UK
Amazon CA
All Romance eBooks

Giveaway


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About the Author

Chris McHart lives in Germany, with her husband, slave, Dom, partner in crime, and muse (all in one person, not even she’s that kinky!). She loves her husband, men in kilts and Scotch Whiskey. Her idea of a perfect evening is to curl up with her laptop and write (the other options are not suitable to post in public).

Visit her blog or friend her on Facebook, where you can join her author group.

Where to find Chris McHart:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100008256641886

Facebook Author Page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Chris-McHart/326380184192029?ref=hl

Twitter: www.twitter.com/chris_mchart

Facebook Author group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/882598865132498/?fref=nf

Blog: www.chrismchart.com

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Farewell Giveaway
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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