Release blitz – Harlot by Tracie Podger

☆.•°☆.•°*°•.☆ RELEASE DAY & £50/$50 AMAZON GIFT CARD GIVEAWAY ☆.•°*°•.☆°•.☆ 


Harlot by Tracie Podger is now live!  Read on below for an exclusive excerpt and links for a chance to win a £50/$50 Amazon Gift card among other fabulous prizes. 

Synopsis

Charlotte Kenny is nineteen years old and a prostitute.

Not by choice, though.

When a client is murdered, Charlotte is thrown into a world she believes should be between the pages of a novel.

Beau Mercier is an ass with a dark past.

When Charlotte ends up on his doorstep, he knows trouble will follow.

Two people, who neither trust nor like each other, are forced together in a town where all is not as it seems.

Can Charlotte escape her trouble? Can Beau open up enough to help her?

Both want to, but secret pasts, murder, and intrigue, get in the way.

Harlot accompanies the thrillers, Gabriel and A Deadly Sin, and can be read as a standalone.

For readers over the age of 18.

Amazon UK – http://amzn.to/2kr5dnB

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Amazon US – http://amzn.to/2lQo9t2

Amazon Aus – http://amzn.to/2l91zvI

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Amazon CA – http://amzn.to/2kTMAaB

Goodreads – https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/34353568-harlot


Excerpt

I slumped into my broken and grubby

sofa, wincing at the soreness of my bare feet. I didn’t have the energy to

clean them. Instead, I poured myself a glass of cheap wine and gulped it down.

My hand shook so much it was hard to hold the glass to my lips. The wine burned

its way down my throat, mixing with the bile that was churning in my stomach. I

pulled my dirty feet up onto the sofa and curled up. Finally, the tears fell.


I hugged myself, trying to get some

warmth into my bones. The trailer I lived in was freezing with just a small gas

heater that gave off enough of a smell for me not to want to use it. I pulled a

quilt around my shoulders and then cried harder. 


My grandmother had made that

quilt; it was the only item I had that reminded me of her.


I missed her bitterly. I had since

she’d died but more so then. She would have hugged me; she would have known

what to do. I would never have found myself in the situation I was had she been

around. I cried out her name, praying she could hear and guide me. Not that I

thought I could sleep, but I closed my eyes, hoping that dawn would arrive

quickly and I’d have a clearer mind.


A sweep of car headlights across

the room disturbed me. I sat up, pulling the quilt tight around me and held my

breath. The lights came to a stop outside my trailer. I quietly slipped from

the sofa, and in a crouch, I crept to the window. I sat on the floor, my back

to the door, knowing if someone looked in, they wouldn’t see me.


My blood froze in my veins when I

heard my name being called, more so, when I recognized the voice. If he wanted

to get in, one kick would have the front door fly off its brackets. I covered

my mouth to stifle the sob when the door rattled.


“I know where you’ve been, whore,”

he slurred, before laughing. “You won’t be going back there.”


“Please, go away,” I whispered,

hoping for divine intervention. That came in the form of a dog.


Barking echoed around outside,

becoming more frantic. I heard his heavy footsteps clomp down the wooden steps,

away from the door, and then the headlights swept across the room again. I sat,

straining my ears to listen for the engine of his car and breathed a sigh of

relief when that sound became faint.


I knew at that point I couldn’t

stay there. I had to leave. I scrambled to my feet and rushed into my bedroom.

I gathered what few belongings I had, and crammed them into a battered

backpack. The last thing I picked up was the quilt. 


I pulled on some socks and

my sneakers, still aware of how dirty my feet were, and headed for the

kitchenette. Hidden in a cupboard, in a small tin, were my meager earnings,

well, the portion of earnings I was allowed to keep. In addition, there was my

‘gift’ of a hundred dollars. At the thought of that ‘gift’ and the person who

gave it, tears welled in my eyes again. I would call the police, but I would

have to do it anonymously. There was no way I could go forward and publicly

report what I’d seen.


I was scared, I was trailer park

trash, and I was a prostitute.

Copyright T J Podger

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About the Author


Tracie Podger currently lives in Kent, UK with her husband and a

rather obnoxious cat called George. Shes a Padi Scuba

Diving Instructor with a passion for writing. Tracie has been fortunate to have

dived some of the wonderful oceans of the world where she can indulge in

another hobby, underwater photography. She likes getting up close and personal

with sharks.

Tracie likes to write in different genres. Her Fallen Angel series

and its accompanying books are mafia romance and full of suspense. A Virtual

Affair is contemporary romance, and Gabriel and A Deadly Sin are

thriller/suspense. The Facilitator is erotic romance.

Available from Amazon,


iBooks, Kobo & Nook

Fallen Angel, Part 1

Fallen Angel, Part 2

Fallen Angel, Part 3

Fallen Angel, Part 4

The Fallen Angel Box Set

Evelyn – A Novella To accompany the

Fallen Angel Series

Rocco A Novella To accompany the Fallen Angel Series

Robert To accompany the

Fallen Angel Series

Travis To accompany the

Fallen Angel Series

A Virtual Affair A standalone

Gabriel A standalone

The Facilitator A standalone

A Deadly Sin A standalone

Harlot A standalone

Coming soon

Allana – 2017

Hitchhiker – 2017

Jackson – 2017

Letters to Lincoln 2018

Rocco: The Missing Years

2018

Stalker Links

https://www.facebook.com/TraciePodgerAuthor/

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https://twitter.com/TRACIEPODGER

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Amazon Author Page https://author.to/TraciePodger

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http://www.TraciePodger.com

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