Friday, November 29, 2019

*Book Tour & Giveaway* I Like The Way You Hurt by Lorrain Allen-GUEST POST

I Like the Way You Hurt 
A Dark Interracial High School Bully Romance 
by Lorrain Allen 
Genre: Dark Romance 
Publication Date: December 6, 2019

After the tragic death of her father several years ago, Cocoa’s mother has finally found love again. Cocoa is uprooted from Los Angeles, California to a small town in West Virginia before the start of her senior year. Though she’s not enthusiastic about the move, she’s very excited that her mother has found the will to love again. Cocoa meets Maverick prior to the first day of school. Cocoa is biracial and is everything Maverick has been taught to hate. Though Maverick hates her on sight, a fire burns between them that could destroy both of their worlds, leaving them in ashes. Cocoa can sense the hurt and anger in Maverick wanting to burst free and consume everything in its path. Will Cocoa be the one person that can soothe Maverick’s soul before he self-destructs? 

Maverick’s mother committed suicide to escape her abusive husband, leaving six-year-old Maverick to face the fists of his father alone. The only things Maverick can relate to are power, control, pain, and anger. He doesn’t know how to love. He’s afraid of the feelings that Cocoa stirs in him because he’s not supposed to want her with a fever that burns so bright that it leaves him aching. The only way he knows how to control his feelings is to destroy Cocoa and make her hurt. 
WARNING: This book contains strong sexual content and triggers. The subject matter is very brutal. Readers beware. This book isn’t for sensitive individuals. 

This is a standalone book. 


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Lorrain has enjoyed writing ever since she was a child and was also part of the poetry club in middle school. She loves to get away from the world and lose herself in a book. As a young adult, she became a romance book junky and was inspired to pen her first romance by the many creative authors whose books she's read. She wants to provide her fans with a suspenseful read that has a twist at the end. The subject matters of her books are a little controversial, but life is boring without a little controversy. 

Can you, for those who don't know you already, tell something about yourself and how you became an author?
Twilight was the first romance novel I ever read and after that I was hooked. I’ve read novels from so many amazing authors. They inspired me to pen my first romance.

What is something unique/quirky about you?
I have to do laundry and grocery shop on Friday evenings. My family teases me relentlessly about that.

What are some of your pet peeves?
A person who doesn’t take accountability for their actions.

Where were you born/grew up at?
I was born and grew up in Washington, DC where I still reside.

What are you passionate about these days?
My son and becoming a successful full-time romance author.

What do you do to unwind and relax?
Read books!

How to find time to write as a parent?
It’s really hard. Time management skills are a must. Create a schedule and stick to it as much as possible.

Describe yourself in 5 words or less!
Stubborn, determined

When did you first consider yourself a writer?
In first grade I penned my first book was called “The Fox in the Box.”

Do you have a favorite movie?
All the Pride and Prejudice and Jane Eyre movies. I’ve watched them several times.

Which of your novels can you imagine made into a movie?
I can see “The Games We Play” being made into a movie.

What literary pilgrimages have you gone on?
None so far since I’m a new writer.

As a writer, what would you choose as your mascot/avatar/spirit animal?

A wolf. I love a good werewolf romance. 
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