The Reason I Stay
Jack Daniels is the cure to all evils.
Sex should be casual and, preferably, anonymous.
Giving a damn is for nurses, philanthropists and suicide hotlines.
Those are the values Mathew Rogers built his adult life on and plans to spend the rest of his days honoring. In his pursuit of happiness, he embarks on a one year journey where he’ll have to prove he can live by his values and rely only on himself.
Four months and thirteen days later, due to a series of unfortunate events, he finds himself in the rickety town of Jolene, Alabama. There, he meets Lexie, a waitress with some serious attitude and values of her own.
Never underestimate the healing power of chocolate chips.
If it walks and talks like a jerk, it’s definitely a jerk. Stay the hell away.
When in doubt, go with a smile and kindness. It goes a long way.
Taken by her beauty and personality, Mathew questions all he’s ever known and, much to his surprise, begins to give a damn about someone else for once in his life. The problem, however, is that Lexie seems to despise him.
Desperate to get his life back but unable to get in his car and drive to the next unplanned destination, Matt stays in Jolene. In the midst of arguments, unlikely friendships, new values and heartbreak, they’ll both try to find a reason to stay.
I am organizing a book blitz for The Reason I Stay by Patty Maximini, a New Adult Contemporary Romance novel. The blitz will run from September 10th to September 16th, 2014, you can post on any day during this window. There will be excerpts, teasers, and guest posts available for your post, and every participant will be able to share the blitz-wide Rafflecopter (incl. 15 ebook copies) if you wish – giveaway copies courtesy of author.
An email with the complete post info including promo items and giveaway details will be sent to all participants on September 8th.