Thursday, December 6, 2012

A SEAL AT HEART Launch Party + Giveaway by Anne Elizabeth

HOOYAH!!! It’s time to celebrate the Launch of A SEAL AT HEART!

This book is dedicated to our outstanding Navy SEALs, and Our Men and Women in Uniform and their Families. Thank you for your tremendous dedication, your sacrifice, and your service.

Hope everyone is ready to whoop it up. It’s virtual party time! Grab a cocktail or a juice, don’t forget to visit the chocolate bar where we have a fountain brimming with luscious melted chocolate. Pick your favorite fruit or cookie, dip away, and join us for the celebration.

Remember to answer the questions: Why are Navy SEALS sexy? What appeals to you about these daredevil warriors? You might win a copy of the ARC of A SEAL AT HEART.


Being a SEAL means everything to Petty Officer First Class John Roaker. So when a head injury coupled with a bout of amnesia takes him out of the action, he has to find a way to heal his wounds and recover his lost memories. Enlisting the help of beautiful physical therapist Laurie Smith, he heals his body and discovers that his unlocked memories hold a dangerous secret about his last mission that threatens his life, his country, and the woman he's starting to fall in love with.

Excerpt From The Story

His body language spoke volumes as he leaned closer. The scent of aftershave tickled her nose. Not bad. Definitely spicy! Those wide shoulders and huge biceps practically had her panting.
“Isn’t there any other place we could talk?” she yelled. He sure was cute, with his buzzed blond hair, gorgeous eyes, and chiseled features, but she didn’t really get physical on a first date. Not that this was a real date.
The music stopped pulsing and for a few seconds there was an abrupt silence. As voices started to fill in the break, she took her chance.
“Jack, do you, ah?” She licked her lips again and watched his eyes follow the movement of her tongue. Heavens, I’m sweating! The man is making me perspire. I hope my deodorant holds up. “Do you work in the area?”
“Yeah, Laurie.” His voice sounded like clover honey. “What about you?”
“I have my own practice.” Her words were cut off by music blasting through the speakers.
He took her hand. Every nerve ending fired again as he held it.
Damn, I need to get a grip! Going all gooey while surrounded by half her childhood friends would undoubtedly make her die of embarrassment.
On the other hand, her secretary would say “Way to go! It’s only been... how long?”
“So, you’re donating a gift to the auction.” The corners of his lips turned up at the edge. What gorgeous full lips.
“Yes.” She swallowed hard. She thought to ask him how he was associated with the Naval Special Warfare Foundation, but the muscles of his biceps flexed, stretching the fabric of his shirt, and the thought drifted away.


"The connection between Jack and Laurie is instantaneous and combustible" - Publishers Weekly

"Elizabeth's series starter is, like the title, filled with heart and action. Vivid descriptions of military missions, and the pain that can come from them, make this a page-turner." - RT Book Reviews

"Two wounded souls find healing through love in Elizabeth's romance. Readers will find this book an accurate reflection of what's happening in the world today and perhaps be uplifted by its message of hope." - Booklist

“I am so glad to recommend this title to any and all readers as a must have book on the keeper shelf.” - Bookseller Sharon Harbaugh of Munchkinbooks, Swanton, OH

“A SEAL at Heart is an exciting and poignant read that gives insight into the dangerous and stressful life of a SEAL even as it shows the magnitude of the sacrifices and commitment of these amazing heroes.”  - ELF of Night Owl Reviews

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Virtual Tour
Sunday, December 2nd: COFFEE TIME ROMANCE
Monday, December 3rd: SOS ALOHA
Tuesday, December 4th: COFFEE and CANNED LAUGHTER Blog Talk Radio With Renee Bernard
Wednesday, December 5th: STORM GODDESS BOOK REVIEWS
Thursday, December 6th: CASA BLOG – VIRTUAL LAUNCH PARTY
Friday, December 7th: ROMANCE AT RANDOM
Saturday, December 8th: Book Launch Party at McP’s PUB in Coronado, CA from 11AM-2PM in the courtyard. Join us for ice tea, lemonade, tasty treats, and free books (as long as they last :) All books will be autographed by author.
Tuesday, December 11th: LOVE ROMANCE PASSION
Wednesday December 12th: NIGHT OWN ROMANCE
Friday, December 14th: FRESH FICTION
Monday, December 17th: SIMPLY ALI
Tuesday, December 18th: COCKTAILS AND BOOKS
Wednesday, December 19th: READING BETWEEN THE WINES
Thursday, December 20th: BOOK GIRL of Mur-y-Castell
Friday, December 28th: MANGA MANIAC CAFÉ



  1. Ann, congrats on your newest release! Have a great tour.

  2. Congratulations on a new release. Looks like you are going to be one busy lady! I know why you are smiling so beautifully...there's just something about holding a book in your hands that you brought from first sentence all the way up to the published book that puts a smile on your face every time. In my opinion a SEAL is sexy because 1) Just looking at him makes a lady's underbritches start crawling toward her ankles. And 2) Knowing that he's fearless and lives to protect yet is humble and quiet about just how he does that.

  3. Congrats on your new release. Sounds awesome. I love the cover. SEALS are so sexy because they are strong, brave men who are great protectors. :)


  4. Congratulations on your debut with Sourcebooks, Anne. There's just something about a Navy SEAL that gets the blood pumping and the heart sighing...Can't wait to read it! :)

  5. Congrats on your release, Anne! Loved the excerpt. Can I have him? LOL! Okay, what makes a seal sexy... hmmm, Carolyn was quite eloquent in her reasoning (yes, both of them)but I think I'd add in the confidence factor to her second response. They've got to be to pull off all the stuff they have to do, but there must also be an immense amount of humbleness involved to be willing to put your life on the line for your country, liberty, and justice.

  6. Why are they sexy - well, they have to have to best bodies ever for one lol. I've seen shows on what they have to go through so it's not just physical. Their mental abilities are amazing. And willing to risk their lives...honorable. I've been hearing about your story - sounds wonderful.


  7. I love SEALs because I know they are a wonderful combination of intelligence and physical ability, they can follow orders yet can think independently and they have an infinite capacity for loyalty and love. Congrats on the release.

  8. Congrats! I'd say their dedication and loyalty.


  9. Congrats on the latest release!

    As for why I think Navy SEALS are sexy: they're strong, brave, protective, and loyal :)


  10. I've been waiting on this one!! It sounds awesome. I guess the reason I like SEALS are they are larger than life! They can do anything, are always prepared and can take care of their women. Thanks for the chance.

    mlawson17 at hotmail dot com

  11. SEALS are sexy because they are the steersmen for a stormy day:

    He ho'okele wa'a no ka la 'ino.

    Loved SEAL AT HEART ... looking forward to more!

  12. Thank you, everyone, for the congratulations and wonderful comments! I'm so thrilled for the release of A SEAL AT HEART!

    All of you definitely nailed some of my favorite SEAL attributes. Personally, I admire their dedication and heart.

    As I curl up next to my hubby--my favorite SEAL--tonight, I think of all the souls out fighting. To them I say, "You're in our prayers and hearts! We support you!"

    A blessed and safe holiday season to all!

  13. Looks like you'll be busy this month, Anne! Great excerpt and congrats on the new book!

  14. Congrats on the new release. The book sounds great. A definate must read.
    I love Seals. They are sexy, athletic, fighters for our country, not scared of danger, great at saving others, and cause they are also dedicated. Thanks for the giveaway.
    Christinebails at yahoo dot com

  15. Congrats on your new release. Sounds fun!