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May 10, 2012

Blog Tour: Book Excerpt: Streamline by Jennifer Lane

Hi my lovely followers! I'm back again with the Streamline Blog Tour! This Blog Tour was organized by AToMR Tours. Streamline is YA Contemporary Romance Novel that is written by Ms. Jennifer Lane. Today we're going to get a little glimpse on what's inside Streamline! 

Book Excerpt:

A noise in the hallway drew Leo’s attention. He looked up to catch
a glimpse of someone entering the room, and he instinctively braced
his shoulders and stared straight ahead, holding completely still.

“Yo, relax, hombre. I’m just your roomie.”

Leo exhaled and examined the brown-skinned guy. Two aspects
of his roommate immediately stood out: a friendly, toothy grin and
a white sling over his shoulder, which held his left arm securely in
place. His white tank top revealed bulging muscles as he let go of
his bag to land with a thud at his feet.

Leo shook his hand. “I’m Leo Scott.”

“Benito Dulce.” He pumped Leo’s arm. There was a fullness
and innocence to Benito’s face that made him seem younger than a
college freshman.

“Wait a minute. How’d you know we’ll be roommates? We’re not
supposed to find that out till tomorrow.”

Benito winked. “Lt. Winton took me aside and told me to stash
my bag up here, so I could meet my roommate. I think my stupid
sling made him take pity on me.” Pointing to his shoulder, Benito
shrugged. “Torn rotator cuff. Just had surgery three weeks ago.”

Leo nodded, wondering how the poor guy’d survive Plebe
Summer with his shoulder in a sling. His ass would be in a sling,
more like it.

Paperback: 460 pages
Publisher: Omnific Publishing; 1ST edition (March 27, 2012)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 193630502X
ISBN-13: 978-1936305025
Genre: YA Contemporary


Seems like Leo Scott has it all: looks, brains, and athletic talent. He’s captain of his high school swim team with a bright future in college and beyond. But Leo has secrets. His mother’s crippling car accident has devastated his family and left Leo to deal with his father’s abuse, battered and alone.

Leo’s girlfriend Audrey Rose is poised for her own share of success. As one of Florida’s top high school swimmers, Audrey dreams of college swimming stardom. But there’s an obstacle to her glorious rise to the top. Her number-one supporter--her father--is in prison for murder.

Part murder mystery, part tale of young love in a military family, this gripping story takes readers on a journey from Pensacola to Annapolis. Leo and Audrey must band together to rise above the adversity they encounter and find their true selves in the process. When everything’s on the line . . . streamline.

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Author Bio:
Jennifer Lane
People fascinate the psychologist/author (psycho author) known as Jennifer Lane. Her therapy clients talk to her all day long about their dreams and secrets, and her characters tell her their stories at night. Jen delights in peeling away the layers to scrutinize their psyches and emotions. But please rest assured, dear reader, she isn't psychoanalyzing you right now. She's already got too many voices in her head!

Stories of redemption interest Jen the most, especially the healing power of love and empathy. She is the author of The CONduct Series---romantic suspense for adult readers---and is currently at work on the third and final installment: On Best Behavior. Streamline is her first foray into writing for young adults, but she's found this sort of writing even more fun. A former college swimmer, Jen was able to put a lot of her own experiences into this book.

Whether writing or reading, Jen loves stories that make her laugh and cry. In her spare time she enjoys exercising, attending book club, and hanging out with her sisters and their families in Chicago and Hilton Head.

With Good Behavior was a Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for 2010 Romance of the Year.

1 comment:

  1. JenniferlanebooksMay 10, 2012 9:17 PM

    Hey Krishna, you're back! Thanks for sharing a scene between Leo and Benito.


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