Thursday, June 20, 2013

Going Home by Rhonda R Dennis Tour

Going Home
Green Bayou Book #1
Rhonda R. Dennis
Publication Date-August 3, 2011
Paramedic Emily Boudreaux believes New Orleans is the perfect place for a young trauma junkie to see some action. Things start out fine enough, but years pass, and the job brings nothing but strife. Emily decides to make a fresh start by returning to her roots. She moves to the small town of Green Bayou, Louisiana. Thinking she will find peace and tranquility, Emily quickly learns that her imagination steered her wrong. Small town life offers far more tumult than she remembered! Mystery, excitement, deceit, and passion run rampant along the murky waters of Bayou Assumption. She struggles with the decision of which man to love: her amazing, new Paramedic partner, Jacob Templet or her handsome, former high school sweetheart, Deputy Pete Bergeron. Her ultimate struggle won't involve the decision of which man to be with. It is a quest for her personal survival! Praying to get out of a disastrous situation alive, Emily hopes that going home won't be the wrong decision.

Excerpt One
My head was killing me. The last thing I wanted to do was to open my eyes. I tried drifting back into unconsciousness, but my body refused to let me go to the place where I felt no pain. I struggled to open one eye, and then finally, the other. My eyelids felt like they were weighted with lead. Finally, they stayed open long enough for me to register dim light, but focusing became another long, drawn-out process.

Can you share your idea of the perfect soundtrack for “Going Home”?

Hi!!  Thanks so much for asking this question!  My list for the perfect “Going Home” soundtrack would be:

1.  New Orleans Ladies by LeRoux
2.  Love Song by 311
3.  Have a Little Faith in Me by John Hiatt
4.  I Never Told You by Colbie Caillat
5.  Amazed by Lonestar
6.  I’ll Be by Edwin McCain
7.  Crazy Train by Ozzy Osbourne
8.  Hurt by Christina Aguilera
9.  Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You) by Kelly Clarkson
10.  Just Give Me a Reason by Pink

Can you share Emily’s 10 Favorite Songs with us?

Hi!  I’d love to share some of Emily’s favorite songs with you!

1.  Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You) by Kelly Clarkson
2.  I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner
3.  Zombie by The Cranberries
4.  Torn by Natalie Imbruglia
5.  This Kiss by Faith Hill
6.  Two Step Mamou by Wayne Toups
7.  I Never Told You by Colbie Caillat
8.  Crazy Train by Ozzy Osbourne
9.  Jambalaya by The Mudbugs
10.  A Man in Uniform by Shakespears Sister

Rhonda Dennis is proud to be born and raised in South Louisiana.  Her enthusiasm for the uniqueness of Louisiana’s culture is evident in her writing. Even though she loved writing, she put it on hold to work in the medical field.

After starting a family, she went back to college where her passion was reignited and Rhonda wrote her first novel, Going Home, Book One of the Green Bayou Novel Series. Rhonda lives in a small town in South Louisiana with her husband, Doyle, and her son, Sean. She appreciates the outdoors, spending time with her family and friends, and loves cooking.

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  1. The cover is absolutely gorgeous!! I'm in love with the blurb. I'm definitely going to have to check this book out. Thanks for bringing it to my attention =)