Friday, December 22, 2017

Relatively Crazy by Ellen Dye










Relatively Crazy
by Ellen Dye

GENRE: Women's Fiction/Romance


BLURB:

On her fortieth birthday housewife Wanda Jo Ashton is expecting her husband's standard gift of an E and E from T-that being Elegant and Expensive from Tiffany's. However, what she gets is the news that her formerly successful, dependable corporate attorney husband is leaving her to pursue the rich life of a kept man. Left with nothing she has no choice but to escape the San Francisco area, with her sixteen-year-old daughter in tow and head toward the mountains of West Virginia and the quirky family she left behind twenty years ago. Here Wanda Jo must carve out a future, complete with career and home in the midst of family feuds, computer phobias and the occasional homebrewing explosion before she finally figures out life can indeed being again at forty.


EXCERPT

No sooner had I placed my half-empty mug on the counter than I heard a distantly familiar hissing sound. But before I could remember when I’d last heard it there was the unmistakable groan of old wood followed by an explosion loud enough to rival cannon fire and then the sound of splintering wood.

Olivia looked at me, eyes wide with shock. I looked at Sam. We both looked at Nettie, who sat with her eyes wide and one hand over her mouth. “Oops,” she squeeked.

Mama just sighed and kept washing dishes.

Sam and I hurried to the front door. He got there first and shoved it open with one massive shoulder. I stared out in stunned disbelief. The right side of the porch had been reduced to a pile of splintered boards, sprinkled here and there with, broken glass. One of the posts and collapsed and the other dangled from its gingerbread trim.

The usually fresh morning air reeked of fermenting apples.

“A tad too much yeast.” Nettie tsked from somewhere near my elbow, before turning to toddle back toward the kitchen lost in thought.

Well, it was official. We were home and had just survived another of Aunt Nettie’s homebrewing explosions.

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AUTHOR Bio and Links:

At the age of nine Ellen Dye decided she was going to be a writer when she found her Aunt Nettie’s trunk of True Confessions magazines and spent untold hours reading the lot, a bag of Munchos potato chips and a frosty RC Cola at her side. Then, being nine, she promptly forgot all about it as she got lost in the pesky business of growing up, And then one very lucky day she spotted a confession magazine on the grocery store shelf and began to tap out her own stories which were a delight to see published. Now she spends her days tapping out her characters’ happily-ever-afters for The Wild Rose Press.

Visit anytime at www.ellendye.com


Ellen is always up for meeting new friends at Ellen Dye Author on Facebook

Amazon sale link 
https://www.amazon.com/Relatively-Crazy-Ellen-Dye-ebook/dp/B076GNYR8X/


GIVEAWAY 

Ellen Dye will be awarding a $25 Amazon/BN GC to a randomly drawn winner via rafflecopter during the tour.

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20 comments:

Goddess Fish Promotions said...

Thanks for hosting!

Lisa Brown said...

congrats on the tour and thanks for the chance to win :)

Ellen Dye said...

Hi! Hope you're having a great day, keeping warm and having a good holiday. Many thanks for hosting me today :)

Joseph Wallace said...

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DanieX said...

sounds like a good book! thanks for sharing!

Victoria Alexander said...

Thanks for sharing the great post. Happy Holidays!!

Gwendolyn Jordan said...

Sounds good

Ellen Dye said...

Many thanks to all for stopping by! Merry Christmas to all :)

slehan said...

Looks like an interesting book.
Thanks for the contest. 
slehan at juno dot com

Carole Dube said...

I enjoy reading the excerpt! Thank you!

slehan said...

What kind of books do you read?

slehan said...

Happy Last day of 2017!

slehan said...

Happy New Year!

slehan said...

Do you listen to music when you write?

slehan said...

Where do you write?

slehan said...

Why do you write?

slehan said...

Who are some of your favorite authors?

slehan said...

Who is your most admired author?

slehan said...

Do you have any pets?

slehan said...

What makes you write?