Friday, 29 August 2014

Forever Kinda Love by Clara Stone Blog Tour - Exclusive Excerpt + Giveaway


Forever Kinda Love by Clara Stone
Mature YA Contemporary Romance
Published: 15th August 2014

**Mature Content Warning** 17+ for language and sexual content.

Life’s. Little. Surprises.

The last thing seven-year-old Carrigan "Ace" Casper foresaw was an eight-year-old Heath Lovelly walking into her life the day her mother died. From that moment on, Heath sticks by her side, slowly becoming her strength, her confidant, and her entire world. What she doesn’t know is, she's his saving grace, too.

Ten years later, Ace is handed another crippling challenge that threatens everything in her almost perfect life. Only, this time, she doesn't turn to Heath, hiding the truth instead. But Heath knows Ace too well and won't back down easily. He's ready to do whatever it takes and will stay by her side until she accepts that their love is the kinda love worth fighting for.

Will he be her forever triumph or her unexpected downfall?

Two lives.

One story.

And an unexpected journey to falling in love.

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They say it’s the worst kind of death, because the pain has a way of leaching everything out of you.





But that’s not the worst of it. No, the cruelty lies in watching someone you love beaten down, one layer at a time, until there’s nothing left of them but a shell. I know. I’ve watched my loving father become a heartbroken machine since Mom died.

I squeeze my eyes shut for a tortured second before I push harder, pouring every single ounce of willpower into propelling me forward, focusing on my speed, the target ahead, and nothing else.

My lungs are burning—my body went numb a mile back—but I don’t mind, because this is what I need, what I want. My breathing comes in uncontrolled gasps as my legs work hard, pushing beyond my exhaustion.

I pause at the top of the hill, looking down over the ocean, taking in the breathtaking view of early morning in Pine Cove, Georgia. Mom and I had spent countless hours here every Sunday.

But not anymore. Now, she lives in my memories. Memories tainted by the horrific images of her final moments.

I bend over, resting my elbows on my knees, taking a minute to breathe. I wipe the sweat from my forehead with the back of my arm and straighten. The sun rises over the horizon, a layer of soft orange streaking across the sky.

Checking the time, I descend down the hill and hear a familiar voice call out:


A wide smile—the kind that would scare even the crazy cat-lady— plays across my face, and butterflies dance in the pit of my stomach. I turn around slowly, schooling my features into a non-crazy grin.

Heath jogs down the coastline, kicking up sand behind him. Dimples break out at the corners of his smile, and I’m pretty sure I’m daydreaming. He’s beautiful—not the boy-next-door kind, but a perfect mixture of charm and muscle that’d make every girl at our school shiver. The kind of guy I’d want to marry, if he wasn’t my best friend, that is.

His hair seems darker than usual and is an unkempt mess—just the way I like it.

“Hey,” he says again, breathlessly, coming to a stop before me and taking a sip of water from the bottle in his hand.

Author Bio - Clara Stone

Clara Stone lives in the beautiful city of Boise, ID. Unlike what most believe about Idaho, it’s more than a sack full of potatoes. When she’s not writing, you’ll catch Clara reading YA and NA books, mostly romance, and enjoying time with her family. She is a proud CW TV addict. 

She also writes YA paranormal romance under the name Priya Kanaparti. She is published through Reuts Publications.

Get in Touch with Author Clara Stone!


Snail Mail: P.O Box 2652  Eagle, ID 83616

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  1. I'm going to be doing my review for this book next week. Have you read it yet?

  2. All those very good looking people to play the characters, hehe! All actors/actresses I know and am fans of as well :D