Lady Amber's Tours Presents: 100 Proof Stud

Title: 100 Proof Stud
Author: AJ Lape      
Genre: YA Mystery, Thriller, Humor, Mystery Series Hosted by: Lady Amber's Tours
Blurb: Sometimes life smacks you right in the kisser with a whole lot of ohhhh craaaaap.
Just ask Darcy Walker.
100 Proof Stud picks up four months after No Brainer's cliffhanger ending, and Darcy discovers the aftermath pales in comparison to the crisis her heart is in. All of a sudden it's raining men, and this teenage heroine’s personal life turns her inside out. 
Before she can sort out her feelings, she chases a spray-painting vandal and stumbles upon a case of identity theft right in her own backyard. Darcy jumps into the fray headfirst to prove she can hang with the big boys. 
But it’s not just to hang…nope, she’s chasing reward money.
Tapping her band of misfit brothers for help, she turns Valley upside down trying to unearth the criminals. Problem is, the cloak and dagger goes high-octane, and she raises the bar on “crazy" in the process.
Bullets ring out…dead bodies appear…and Darcy rubs shoulders with the ultimate sociopath. In the midst of murder and mayhem, will she finally follow her heart or build a fortress of lies around it? Will she even get the chance?

GRADE A STUPID and NO BRAINER US buy links: http://www.amazon.com/Grade-Stupid-Darcy-Walker-Lape-ebook/dp/B00A4CHNL8/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1397665493&sr=8-1&keywords=grade+a+stupid http://www.amazon.com/No-Brainer-Darcy-Walker-Lape-ebook/dp/B00CYR7P50/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1397665543&sr=8-1&keywords=no+brainer

 GRADE A STUPID & NO BRAINER UK buy links: http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00A4CHNL8?*Version*=1&*entries*=0
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Brainer-The-Darcy-Walker-Series-ebook/dp/B00CYR7P50/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1397665641&sr=1-1&keywords=no+brainer
 
 My Thoughts
The young maven of mystery, murder, mischief, and all around mayhem has managed to keep herself alive long enough to risk her life for a third time in 100 Proof Stud.

This is the book that those of us who fell in love with Darcy and the gang in books 1 and 2 have been holding our proverbial breaths for.
Yes!  This is the one that answers all those pesky questions.
This is also the book where Darcy also answers a few important questions for the hunky Dylan. (a.k.a the boyfriend with the patience of a saint and the body from heaven)
It is so nice to see these two finally make some progress in the love department.  Even if things do get marshmallow mushy in the process.

The soft place to fall that Dylan and her friends provide, serves as the perfect counterpoint to all of the sleuthing that our dear Darcy gets up to.
On the hunt for a wide array of waywards, ranging from a not so creative local vandal, to an identity thief, Darcy soon finds herself eyeball deep in the Darcy-style drama.

Darcy is not your average heroine...in fact, if she heard you call her that she might curse you out for calling her a drug.  LOL!
She has flaws, scars, and insecurities...and she doesn't always get it right.
Unless of course, solving cases is involved. 
Most of the fun in following her lies in the mess making that fans of D know and love.

This is a wonderful laugh-out-loud, edge of your seat read.  While Darcy and her story are over the top, the writing style and plot direction that the series creator has established as hallmarks of her work demand nothing less.

Miss books 1 and 2?
Set a spell and read my reviews.


 

A. J. Lape's Darcy Walker Series broke into the Top 50 books in Teens Literature & Fiction within 36 hours of its release. It has spent numerous weeks in the Top 100 in Mystery Series and Teens, Mysteries & Thrillers Categories as well as being one of the Top Rated in its genre. A self-proclaimed neurotic and troublemaker at heart, a perfect day for A. J. consists of writing, watching her kids play sports, drinking Coke, then lounging in her pajamas by 8PM.
She lives in Cincinnati with her husband, two feministic daughters, an ADD dog, a spoiled hamster, and an unapologetic and unrepentant addiction to Coca-Cola, with a lifelong love affair with bacon.  She studied English, Journalism, and Political Science at Morehead State University and left the business world when her daughters were born.  Her love for suspense and a good story was born from watching Mystery Science Theater with her sister during childhood.  That and any B movie with comedic undertones they could get their hands on.
When she’s not riding that razor-thin line between creativity and insanity, she  likes to read, watch too much cable TV, or cheer like a banshee at her daughters' sporting events. She’s a huge hometown sports fan and loves to watch the Cincinnati Bengals and Cincinnati Reds whenever she can.
A. J. loves to connect with fans!  If you would like to receive emails of upcoming releases, please sign up for her distribution list by visiting her homepage at http://www.ajlape.com and clicking the “contact” tab.
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Email: aj(a)ajlape.com


A. J. Lape is the Amazon bestselling author of the Darcy Walker Series. She lives in Cincinnati with her husband, two daughters, an ADD dog, a spoiled hamster, and an unapologetic and unrepentant addiction to Coca-Cola--and a lifelong love affair with bacon. If the FBI ever checks her computer, she'll be wearing prison orange due to the various "wiki" articles she looks up. She swears the dead body, mob, and drug related stuff is only career research.
Find out more about A. J. at http://www.ajlape.com
Thirteen things you didn't know about AJ Lape
AKA - Ada Miracle Lape
 
1. I can dislocate my left shoulder on command.
2. My favorite movie is It's a Wonderful Life...cry like a baby when George Bailey starts yelling, "I want to live again...I want to live again."
3. I hate clowns and chicken wings ... not necessarily in that order.
4. I'm a notorious sleepwalker. It happens when I'm troubled. As far as I can tell, I always have my clothes on.
5. I had an academic scholarship. I know that's shocking, but looking at homework today, I'm pretty sure I'm tapped out at fifth grade.
6. I like to shoot 9mm guns...look out Target World, every once in a while you have to walk your inner hillbilly.
7. I started running high school track when I was in the sixth grade. Don't ask me to run now. After two kids, I pee my pants when I walk across the floor.
8. I'm like Rain Man when it comes to fractions.
9. I used to write and record songs. I won Honorable Mentions in the John Lennon Song Writing Contest and Music City Song Festival. Verrrry short career.
10. I've cliff-dived off a 40-foot cliff into a lake...wouldn't recommend it ..that sucker can burn.
11. I'm the only human I know that got turned down twice when trying to adopt handicapped dogs. What the heck...those dogs would've loved me.
12. I would've been a police officer or journalist if life didn't land me where I am.
13. I occasionally have the foul mouth of a truck driver ... sorry, Mom and Dad. I try to change it. So far, the message hasn't made it to the execution part of my brain.

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1 comments:

AJ Lape said...

Thank you so much for the promo!!

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