Monday, December 8, 2014

Blogtour: Turquoise by Rain Carrington

Today we welcome Rain Carrington's 



In the mountains of New Mexico lives a group of boys who are inseparable. That is until they grow up and one of them leaves the rez to fulfill his dream.

One of the boys misses him more than the others. A love that started as children grew with him and when Angel Quintana left New Mexico, Garcia Blacksnake had to occupy his time until the love of his life returned. Angel came back when tragedy struck, with secrets he does not want this old friends to know. Secrets about the life he lived as his dreams came true, turning to nightmares he could not run away from.
Can childhood friends help save him from a sadistic man who holds Angel’s dream in his hand? Can Garcia’s love help him to trust himself and others again?


The garden from the outside was more spectacular that he’d seen from the windows. There were stone benches like they were in a park, and that is what he felt like. Like he was in a park. There were beds with dormant roses everywhere, hedges sculpted into fine curves, statuary and three gazebos. The house was imposing, but the garden reached across the back, on what must have been a couple of acres. He saw a tennis court in the far side, and he looked at this, curiously.

“Do you like tennis? It’s a little cold, but I have a racquetball court inside.”

This man, he was too much. This was what people lived like, every day. He’d been lucky back on the rez. Once Raf came to live with them, he’d fixed up their house until it was nice, comfortable, but this was so far beyond anything he’d imagined. He really was a child to think people only lived like this in the movies. “I don’t play. Either game. In fact, I’m not the biggest fan of games.”

Guy stopped him with a gentle touch to his arm, obviously getting the double meaning of Angel’s words. “But, Angel, life is full of games. Life is a game. The goal is to win. Be a winner, Angel. I can make you a winner.”

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About the author:

Rain Carrington started writing when she was just a teenager in Trinidad, Colorado but didn’t start writing M/M romance until much later. Through the years many of her gay male friends told stories of heartache and the struggle to find “the one” so she told them stories, fantasies all about them and their future cowboy, fireman, biker or policeman. When she found a writing site that encouraged her to write them down she started what was an adventure like she never had before.

Her first story, Cabin fever, about a young man searching for love and finding it wrapped in a member of a mafia family gained her readers who cheered for more. She knew then that she had found her place in the world. To make stories of love and kink that not only her readers but she could get lost in as well.

Rain now lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado but has traveled most of the US. Her last road trip to San Francisco gave her characters still coming out…no pun intended…in her newer stories. Rain has severe scoliosis which makes it hard for her to do all the things she used to love but it did give her the time to write that she never had before. She fights for lgbt rights from her home as best she can now and keeps in close contact with her friends that fight on two good legs to point them where they should go. She is a fervent believer that one door never closes without another opening so there are no limits she can’t get past.

Of all the people in the world no one has encouraged and supported her like her friends, many of them writers themselves, and her family. There is never a dull moment in her home where laughter is in the air 24/7 and everyone knows to avoid the computer screen when she sits in front of it. They never know what kind of beautiful man love they may see. Rain calls it research, they call it, “there she goes again!”



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  1. Always love rains books, they are amazing. This series is differnt to the other books, but still as perfect, lovable characters, each always has something someone can relate to. <3

  2. Thank you My Fiction Nook, it looks beautiful :)

  3. What a great author! One of my favorites by far! Each of the two books so far in this series can be read as stand alones and are great stories. The other series should be read in order to be enjoyed at their best though as Rain has done a GREAT thing and carried characters over into other books so we can follow their stories! Each book is full of ups and downs, angst and great steamy love scenes YUMM! What more could you want? I've read them all and I can't wait to read them all again!!

  4. Love Rain's books if you haven't read her yet do, now! You'll love her characters and her stories come them all

  5. This book is sooo good! I love all of Rain Carrington's books, but this is my new favorite. If you've never read one of her books, this is the perfect one to start! The characters are beautifully flawed and the story takes you from a childhood friendship to a passionate, and complicated, relationship. It's hot and sweet and impossible to put down!

  6. Every time Rain says she has a book coming, I feel like it is Christmas. You instantly fall in love with the characters because they are imperfect, they seem so real. Turquoise is her best book yet. It is a epic tale of true love with all the suspense you can take. Definitely kleenex needed, this ripped my heart out. 5 stars all the way!


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