Blog Tour and 5 Star Review: Seeing Double by Algenon Lusch and GIVEAWAY!

Welcome to the Seeing Double Blog Tour!  I have the wonderful pleasure of hosting an excerpt and a review of Algenon’s new book, Seeing Double, Episode 3 in his 52 First Dates series.  The excerpt is steamy so only 18 and over please.  Review first.  Don’t worry, I don’t reveal any details in my reviews. 🙂  Don’t forget to enter to win one of three copies of Seeing Double or a copy of the Box Set (Episodes 1-3) at the Rafflecopter Giveaway at the end of the post.

Book Review: 

5 Stars

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First, I have to say, I’m not a fan of episodic stories.  There are a few authors I would read off their blog as they posted periodically, but that is about the extent I would go.  I have never been one for soap operas on TV, so why would I think to look at a book version of one?  Then I was asked to join this tour on the latest book in a series on 52 First Dates.  Intriguing.  Why not?  They are basically a serialized short story; which I do happen to like, and it based on real-life experiences.  Even more intriguing.  I read them all and now I’m hooked.  Before reading Seeing Double, you really need to read the first two: The Man PLAN and Friends and FRENCHMEN.  They build upon each other; and just like dating without a plan, real life intervenes and you get a sense of David’s personality as he decides and implements his plan of going on a date each week with a few rules in place.  The sex scenes are hot.  The writing provides David’s emotional highs and lows of his decisions and experiences in fine detail.  And, the stories gives great insight to the dating game, a la David, in London.  Overall, I give this a 5 star because even though you know there are twins, you don’t see it coming like David didn’t, and you wonder like he does: is this the One?  Cheers, and I can’t wait for the next episode.

Portrait of handsome man lying naked on bed.

Book blurb:

The man-hunt is under way, and David’s keen to a snag a husband without having to complete every date of his 52 First Dates challenge. With several successful meets behind him, there’s a growing feeling of confidence that his search could actually work. But now that the novelty’s worn off, finding the motivation to keep going is about to become harder.

David finds himself trying to juggle meeting new men and providing a shoulder to cry on his to battered and pregnant friends. And, with a plethora of hotties vying for his attention, things are about to get more complicated.

Seeing DOUBLE is a 13,000K SHORT STORY, or about 37 pages.

Seeing DOUBLE – excerpt – 18 and over

Warning! Steam level – high

 

I’ve always been a bit of a hermit. I have close friends that I see every few weeks. I had an actual proper boyfriend, rather than just a hook-up, but that was over a decade ago. I’m quite the happy singleton. However, as I lay here with the weight of a man on top of me, a safe and protected feeling flowing through me, I briefly worry that I’ve missed out on years of this sensation. My blood’s pumping, carrying adrenaline and excitement around my veins as the heady mix of pheromones arouses my senses. Rav shifts his position, and I feel his lips on my neck. He’s as hard as I’ve felt him, and he’s sliding back and forth over my arse cheeks, grinding slowly as if to purposefully tease me. Every thrust forward pushes my hips into the soft mattress below, squeezing my own hardness against the bed sheets so I feel, once again, the wet and sticky patch that’s a sign of my sexual desire. He thrusts forward again, but this time his extremely hard cock catches against my hole, and I gasp out loud as pleasure rushes through my body. Rav seems to realise my intense enjoyment, for he pulls back and uses his hand to align his throbbing dick into the right position so that it’s pushing against me, tantalising me, with each forward gyration. I moan again as he reaches out and puts his arm around my throat gently; nothing aggressive, but just enough to give me an extra ripple of excitement. I can feel my cock dripping with anticipation as he continues to grind against me, my hole feeling wetter by the minute.

“You have to fuck me,” I groan quietly as I can’t bear the touch of his cock against me any longer. It’s not enough to have his throbbing head gliding slickly over my hole. I need it in me. I reach out to the bedside table where I’ve already got a couple of condoms out of their wrappers and ready to go. There’s nothing worse than being in ‘the moment’ and then having to spend a few desperate seconds fumbling with rubbers in a drawer. He doesn’t stop grinding as I’m pulling the protection towards him, and I momentarily dream of the day when I have a husband to thrust his bare dick deep inside me without any cause for alarm. Uhh, God. Just the thought of such a scenario sends a quiver through me and I moan again.

“You sure?” Rav whispers in my ear, though the speed at which he snatches up the condom makes me realise that his question is more etiquette than actual concern. If it was our first time, I probably wouldn’t fuck. Good fucking, for me anyway, requires a degree of comfort; something not normally found when sleeping with someone for the first time. But I’ve been with Rav twice before now and I’m more than ready to feel his beautiful brown cock pushing deep inside me.

Release date:

February 10th, 2014

Book 1: The Man PLAN

Book 2: Friends and FRENCHMEN

Book 3: Seeing Double

Buy Links:

Amazon – http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00IA4ULNE/

B&N – http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/seeing-double-a-lusch/1118399730?ean=2940045605786

ARe – https://www.allromanceebooks.com/product-seeingdouble52firstdates3-1414844-149.html

Smashwords – https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/402565

Google – https://play.google.com/store/books/details/A_Lusch_Seeing_Double?id=gCPNAgAAQBAJ

52 First Dates – Boxed Set

The boxed set contains all three books already released in the series, The Man PLAN, Friends and FRENCHMEN, and Seeing DOUBLE.

Buy Links

Amazon:  http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00IA4LOBM/

ARehttps://www.allromanceebooks.com/product-52firstdatesboxedsetbooks13-1414849-149.html

Smashwords: – https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/405816

Google: https://play.google.com/store/books/details/A_Lusch_52_First_Dates_BOXED_SET_Books_1_3?id=pSPNAgAAQBAJ

About the author

A. Lusch lives in London and has been though much of the same path as David – in fact – this series is based around true events.

Of course, there is MUCH more to come in the tale, but, don’t worry, now the scene is set, there’ll be many more dates per book. Is there a happy ending in sight? You’ll have to keep reading to find out.

A. Lusch fully believes in never settling, always striving for the perfect match, and never giving up on your man once you’ve found him – oh, and eating A LOT of donuts!

Social links:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AlgenonLusch

Twitter: https://twitter.com/AlgenonLusch

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7191612.A_Lusch

Amazon:  http://www.amazon.com/A.-Lusch/e/B00EB6OWSU/

Smashwords:  https://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/ALusch

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