Exclusive Excerpt + Giveaway: Falling For Jillian (#3, Love Under The Big Sky) by Kristen Proby - Vilma Iris | Lifestyle Blogger

This post contains affiliate links, meaning I’ll receive a small commission should you purchase using those links. All opinions expressed are my own. I receive no compensation for reviews.

Exclusive Excerpt + Giveaway: Falling For Jillian (#3, Love Under The Big Sky) by Kristen Proby

81m-CDXAu+L._SL1500_

Synopsis

From New York Times bestselling author Kristen Proby comes the third romance in the Love Under the Big Sky series, featuring a veteran struggling with PTSD and the one woman who can help him recover—and learn to love again.

Jillian thought she was a city girl through and through; the fast cars, high fashion, and glamour—she loves it all. But when her ex tells her he’s having a baby with his new wife (after Jillian struggled for years to get pregnant), she hightails it back to Montana to cry on the shoulder of her best friend, Cara.

But in truth, Jillian would rather be comforted by someone else…specifically Zack, Cara’s brother-in-law. Zack is a veteran of the Iraq War who came back to the family ranch to raise his preteen son after the boy’s mother took off. He’s struggling to re-establish a relationship with his son, and warding off the demons of PTSD, which still haunt him. The last thing he needs is bold, brassy Jillian…but why can’t he keep his hands off her?

Excerpt

“What’s wrong?” I ask. “Has something happened to Cara? Or Josh?”

“No.” He shakes his head and comes to a stop a few feet away from me. “Everyone’s fine.”

“Then why are you here?” I ask, confused.

He sighs and scrubs his fingers through his hair, then props his hands on his hips and hangs his head. “I just needed to make sure you’re okay.”

“Why wouldn’t I be okay?”

He doesn’t answer, and it all starts to make sense.

“Zack, why wouldn’t I be okay?” I ask again and cross my arms over my chest.

“I told you, Max has a history of being a womanizer.”

“Max has always been a friend of yours,” I remind him. “He’s a good guy.”

He rubs his fingers over his mouth the way he does when he’s agitated and shrugs again. “I’m just making sure you’re okay.”

“Let me get this straight. You drove all the way into town and sat in your truck, waiting for me to finish dinner, just to make sure I’m okay? Do you know how ridiculous you sound?”

“I’m ridiculous because I want to make sure you’re safe?”

“Zack, what do you care who I date? You don’t want me, remember?”

His mouth drops and his face pales before his eyes narrow. He steps forward and pushes his nose close to mine and I can smell the earthy, clean scent of him.

“I wasn’t the one who got on a plane and left the fucking state the next day, Jillian. I never said I didn’t want you.”

“I woke up and you were gone!”

“I had to check on my son!” he yells back.

“Well, you should have woke me up or left me a note! I’m not a fucking mind reader.” I shake my head and back away. I can’t believe this. He wants me? “You’ve avoided me like the plague!”

“When a woman flees the fucking state after I’ve had the best sex of my life with her, I take that to mean she’s not interested.”

I’m struck dumb.

Best sex of his life?

Follow Along

January 22 – Schmexy Girls Book Blog
January 23 – Holly’s Red Hot Reviews
January 24 – Reviews by Tammy & Kim
January 25 – The Book Enthusiast
January 26 – The Book Avenue
January 27 – Shameless Book Club
January 28 – Naughty and Nice Book Blog
January 29 – Smut Book Junkie
January 30 – Shh Mom’s Reading
January 31 – Vilma’s Book Blog

addseriestogoodreads

Reading Order and Purchase Links

Click on each cover to order from Amazon U.S. Each book can be read as a standalone.

loving cara unnamed-2 81m-CDXAu+L._SL1500_

About Kristen Proby

Kristen ProbyNew York Times and USA Today Bestselling author Kristen Proby is the author of the bestselling With Me In Seattle series. She has a passion for a good love story and strong characters who love humor and have a strong sense of loyalty and family. Her men are the alpha type; fiercely protective and a bit bossy, and her ladies are fun, strong, and not afraid to stand up for themselves. Kristen spends her days with her muse in the Pacific Northwest. She enjoys coffee, chocolate and sunshine. And naps.

Website | Twitter | Facebook | Goodreads

a Rafflecopter giveaway

✦ ✦ ✦ ✦ ✦

Follow VBB: Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Subscribe by Email

Subscribe for Updates:

Share This Post

Related Posts

One Comment:


  1. lorainediaz49 said:

    Thank you so much for this giveaway, I love this author but do not have any books, just kindle so this would be awesome! Thank you Vilma!

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

On Facebook

SuperWebTricks Loading...

On Twitter

Anyone else reading or listening to 𝐐𝐔𝐄𝐄𝐍 𝐎𝐅 𝐀𝐈𝐑 𝐀𝐍𝐃 𝐃𝐀𝐑𝐊𝐍𝐄𝐒𝐒 by @cassieclare?! This is one of my most anticipated of the year and so happy I’m finally back in this story, back in the… https://t.co/1onAVb6Xmx

RT @vilmairisblog: Read an excerpt from The Duke I Once Knew by Olivia Drake! Second-chance historical romance! https://t.co/wGnnOrgxVL

Review + Top Rec: My Favorite Half-Night Stand by @christinalauren! https://t.co/3faFDjVmg3

Review: Hotshot Doc by @authorrsgrey! https://t.co/SA9VlLGHmM

Review + Top Rec: Verity by @ColleenHoover https://t.co/zZsZ94fI58

Read an excerpt from The Duke I Once Knew by Olivia Drake! Second-chance historical romance! @StMartinsPress https://t.co/cfkWTr9RrZ

My Saturday morning: Kicking it old school with my VBB Christmas mug and reading Verity by @colleenhoover—on my bookbeau bean, no less. Has anyone finished it? Who’s reading it?… https://t.co/I5irGVLXJv

It’s a cold, rainy day 🌧 in Austin and I am fighting a migraine. Trying to work but seems like the kind of day I just want to snuggle under a blanket on the couch and close my eyes.… https://t.co/iUMyEbYoJE

I had so many requests for this particular gift guide, that I got it up a little early! 𝐆𝐈𝐅𝐓 𝐆𝐔𝐈𝐃𝐄 𝐅𝐎𝐑 𝐓𝐄𝐄𝐍 𝐁𝐎𝐘𝐒 is #upontheblog! I know I struggled this year to find gifts for my boys and… https://t.co/E480tWWEql

Love in Suspense exclusive excerpt: Vilma Iris Gonzalez aka @vilmairisblog shares a sneak peek at stand-alone romantic thriller Verity by @colleenhoover, releasing on Dec. 18. https://t.co/vCqzY1bnBI

𝗘𝗫𝗖𝗟𝗨𝗦𝗜𝗩𝗘 𝗘𝗫𝗖𝗘𝗥𝗣𝗧 + 𝗚𝗜𝗩𝗘𝗔𝗪𝗔𝗬 — It's a big day of blog posts and I'm so so excited to share an excerpt from 𝗩𝗘𝗥𝗜𝗧𝗬 by @colleenhoover! It's up on #usatoday #hea blog and you'll want to click… https://t.co/GbJka5i1US

Love in Suspense exclusive excerpt: Vilma Iris Gonzalez aka @vilmairisblog shares a sneak peek at stand-alone romantic thriller Verity by @colleenhoover, arriving Dec. 18. https://t.co/vCqzY1sYtg

#COVER #REVEAL! Check out the cover of my 1/7/19 release over at @vilmairisblog
.
See it here: https://t.co/7SILnQT00z
.
Pre-Order it here: https://t.co/UOftilvXa8
.
#prisonerofnight #BDBworld #comingsoon #soexcited #watchoutforthewaterfallshot @simonschuster @GalleryBooks

🗡 🗡 🗡 𝗘𝗫𝗖𝗟𝗨𝗦𝗜𝗩𝗘 𝗖𝗢𝗩𝗘𝗥 𝗥𝗘𝗩𝗘𝗔𝗟 + 𝗘𝗫𝗖𝗘𝗥𝗣𝗧: 𝗣𝗥𝗜𝗦𝗢𝗡𝗘𝗥 𝗢𝗙 𝗡𝗜𝗚𝗛𝗧 🗡 🗡 🗡
Incredibly honored and excited to share the cover of the new #BlackDaggerBrotherhood book by the one and only @JRWard1!… https://t.co/ddQNmKk3tj

Exclusive Cover Reveal + Excerpt: Prisoner of Night by @jrward1!!! Go check it out now! @gallerybooks https://t.co/F9aMaFz3cw

Read an exclusive excerpt from Across The Horizon by @AlyMartinezAuth! https://t.co/BPYmhT3b1P

If you'd like to try my latest novel but are afraid it might suck, for this entire month you can buy the e-book version of BONE MUSIC from Amazon for only $1.99 https://t.co/QNOcq4vJLs

Thank you for all the kind thoughts and best wishes! We wouldn't have had such a great run without you. Mwahs for everyone! :) In the meantime, we'll still be here through the end of this month, so at least there's that.

Load More...