Wednesday 18 September 2013

*Release Blitz Event* Patch Up by Stephanie Witter



Patch Up by Stephanie Witter

Genre: Contemporary New Adult novel with a slow building romance.
Publisher: Anchor Group
Date of Publication:16 Sep, 2013
ISBN: 9780989707336
Cover Artist:Cover It Designs

Due to some shocking scenes, this novel
is not intended for readers under 18.



Skye followed her long time boyfriend to Seattle for their first year of college, but he dumped her after only a week. The relationship brought only pain and destruction in Skye's life, and yet, she can't bring herself to open up and live her life.

"What if I am already broken into pieces?"

She hates to be touched, hiding under her oversized shirts and behind her wild frizzy hair. Even her bubbly roommate can't reach her. And yet ...

"I'm the guy who knows how you can hurt so much that your insides feel like they're cut and bleeding."

The tall, handsome, and tattooed TA in her psychology class changes everything when he literally collides with her and confronts her. For the first time in a long time, she wants to try and open up to this guy whose dark, intense eyes can't hide his own pain despite his dazzling smile getting to her.

However, just when she's starting to live again, her ex-boyfriend comes back, breaking her time and time again, making it all the more complicated.

“Patch Up is intense, riveting, heartbreakingly sad at times, angsty, heartwarming, and inspirational. I was hooked from the start. Had I not passed out in the wee hours of the morning, I would have read Parch up straight through, it is THAT good.” Dawn L

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(The first meeting)

Without paying attention to my surroundings,
I turn to my left to walk toward the row closer to the door where a seat is
available. I take a step and collide with a hard body, almost toppling me over
on the ground for the second time in less than an hour. A strong hand grips me
firmly by the forearm. My body stiffens and my breath catches in my throat.
It’s as if I can’t move besides yanking my arm free without looking up to see
who I collided with.

“Are you all right?” he asks me in a deep and
calm voice.

My eyes wander from my red Converse to his
dark boots. I have to calm down. I’m being ridiculous. Calm down. I take a deep
breath and look up slowly. Long, muscled legs in beat up dark blue jeans, an
old black leather jacket open over a dark grey V-neck sweater that showcases an
impressive tall body with broad shoulders and finally, longish and messy black
hair, perfect straight nose, full lips, high cheekbones and expressive soft
dark eyes that lock with my bluish-greyish ones. He looks older with his goatee
perfectly trimmed. A perfect hot mess many girls would say. I’m just
intimidated by this stranger, though.

“I’m fine,” I reply, my voice even. I push
away some of my untamed locks and curse my auburn frizzy hair that is always
all over the place.

What other reviewers had to say -

“The romance is slow-building and that makes
it feel more realistic. The storyline is strong and holds its own without the
romance and then the romance is just the cherry on the cake.”
Laura Carter

“At the end of this book I was crying hard
and wished I could reach in and save Skye from her fate.”
Author Karen Swart

“You reach into the mind of the main
character, Skye, and find yourself looking at the world very differently. The
emotions I experience reading this novel was epic. One moment I would be so
sad, and then over to smiling and then boom, I hated someone.”
Janine Fourie –
Eclipse Reviews

About The Author

Witter is a French dreamer. She started English at three and fell in love with
the language. Always with a book - or two - close by, she soon started reading
in English when she couldn't wait to see Harry Potter translated in French.
After a while, reading wasn't enough and she started writing young adult and
new adult contemporary novels always filled with drama. Now she hopes to
translate English novels in her mother tongue as her everyday job. By My Side
is her debut novel.

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