Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Blog Tour Launch | Covering Home by Heidi McCahan (w/ Giveaway)

A themed tour through Prism Book Tours.

We're Launching the BOOK TOUR for
Covering Home
By Heidi McCahan

Can a sportscaster and a professional baseball player be open to unexpected love?

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Learn more about Covering Home and Author Heidi McCahan

1. What's the motivation behind your book? Why did you want to write it?
The original inspiration for Covering Home came from a call for submissions from a publisher. They wanted a novella set in Tokyo, Japan and it had to include a bat, a bell and an angel. I had visited Japan before and attended a baseball game, so I had some personal experience to fuel my imagination. But once I started writing, Britt and Caleb were such fun characters to hang out with, I couldn't stop at a novella. So I wrote a clean, full-length romance with a subtle, inspirational message ... exactly the kind of book I like to read.

2. What do you hope readers take with them when they read your book?
The nicest thing a reader can say to an author is, "I just could not put your book down." When someone tells me that, I'm overjoyed. So I hope readers turn the last page with a contented sigh, yet wish they had just a little more time with the characters. On a deeper level, I hope readers recognize that I write from a Christian world view and God is a God of second chances, who can redeem us from hard seasons.

3. Do you have a favorite scene?
I have three. But if I had to choose one, there is a scene with the hero and heroine riding a Ferris wheel that is both amusing and romantic. I enjoyed writing it and I hope readers enjoy it, too.

4. Tell us something unique about yourself: 
I grew up in Alaska, which is somewhat unique. My parents owned a small business for most of my childhood and I find that aspect of my upbringing influencing the stories I write in so many ways including themes, character development, setting.

Covering HomeCovering Home
Heidi McCahan
Adult Inspirational Contemporary Romance
Paperback & ebook, 310 Pages
January 18th 2015 by Snug Corner Cove Press


On assignment in Japan, television personality turned sportscaster Britt Bowen is determined to land an interview with the most reclusive pitcher in baseball and prove she can succeed in a demanding profession. A relationship with a self-absorbed professional athlete is the last thing Britt needs. 

Shunning all media attention, former All-Star pitcher Caleb Scott is focused on rebuilding his career in Japan, far from his past and the horrible tragedy that nearly ruined him. Then he meets Britt, who is everything he vowed to avoid. 

But it doesn't take long before Caleb is battling his attraction toward Britt. While she works to uncover his secrets, she can't deny she's drawn to his wounded soul. At a crossroads, Caleb must decide if he can break free from his past mistakes and give love another chance. And Britt must choose between advancing her career ... or falling in love.

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Heidi McCahanHeidi McCahan is a Pacific Northwest girl at heart. She spent her formative years in Alaska, where her unique upbringing, coupled with Alaska's breathtaking scenery, fueled her active imagination and loosely inspired her debut novel, Unraveled

Heidi graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Sports Medicine from Whitworth University and a Master's Degree in Athletic Training from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. After a brief career as a Certified Athletic Trainer, Heidi married her husband, Steve. They currently live in North Carolina with their three boys. 

When Heidi isn't stepping on Legos, chauffeuring the boys around suburbia or watching one of their many sporting events, she loves to read and write heartwarming romance.


Tour-Wide Giveaway

- US Grand Prize: Birchbox 3-month subscription ($30 value) & signed paperback of Covering Home (US Only)
- Gift Card Grand Prize: $20 Gift Card for Amazon/iTunes/B&N (winner's choice) & an ebook of Covering Home (open internationally)
- Ends April 7th

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