Thursday, May 9, 2013

FEATURE FRIDAY #1: Rita Hayworth's Shoes by Francine LaSala

It's Friday and today marks the first week in of the FEATURE FRIDAY events being held to promote and gear up for the Stamford Author Event this August. For the next 14 Fridays we will be featuring one author and book and holding a week long giveaway. Since we are one of the eight Official Bloggers for the Event, the promoter has arranged for every blogger to participate. We hope you check out the other blogs to see what they're offering and find out about more authors who will be be at the Stamford event. Find the complete event listing here.

Our kick-off week begins with a Women's Lit book by Francine LaSala.

Rita Hayworth's Shoes by Francine LaSala
Women's Lit*Paperback/eBook, 226 pages
Published May 15th 2012 by Diversion Books 

Amy Miller gets dumped on her wedding day and everyone knows it's for the best as her relationship with David had eaten away at her for years. Except for Amy... When her best friend, Jane Austen-Rabinowitz, and Jane's sagacious six-year-old daughter, Zoe, convince Amy to treat herself to an extravagantly priced, super-cute pair of shoes, which purportedly once belonged to a siren of the silver screen, she balks at first, but their allure soon wears her down. Once they are hers, her life turns around. She gets refocused on her career and meets a true kindred spirit, the also-jilted English professor, Decklin Thomas. She's not attracted to Deck at first. But when circumstances lead to them spending more time together, they bond, and Amy starts to believe she may have found her soul mate. But when Deck's former wife goes missing, again, the perfect romance may not be what it seems...

Sparkly and witty as a 1940s screwball comedy, and filled with quirky characters and lots of delightful surprises, Rita Hayworth's Shoes is a story of bouncing back, a heartwarming and potentially heartbreaking romance, and even a mystery rolled into one fun, hilarious page-turner!

About the author: Website

FRANCINE LASALA has written nonfiction on every topic imaginable, from circus freaks to sex, and edited bestselling authors of all genres through her company, Francine LaSala Productions. She is now actively taking on indie clients for manuscript evaluations, editing services, copywriting (covers, blurbs, taglines, queries, and more), website and blog creation, and developing kickass social media campaigns. The author of novels Rita Hayworth’s Shoes and The Girl, The Gold Tooth & Everything, and the creator of The “Joy Jar” Project, she lives with her husband and two daughters in New York. 

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  1. I did buy a beautiful handbag a while back. I still love it & use it heaps, so it was totally worth it.

    can't say I have - my wedding dress - most expensive piece of clothing I've ever bought - it was $170, only ten yrs ago. I'm thrifty and always have been.