Tuesday, August 19

@GoddessFish Blurb Blitz: Profile of Terror by Alexa Grace


Profile of Terror


Profile Series, #2
Alexa Grace



Genre: Romantic Suspense
Publisher: Golden Publishing, LLC
Date of Publication: May 12, 2014
Number of pages: 397
Cover Artist: Christy Carlyle of Gilded Heart Design


Available at the following retailers:
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A missing coed named Abby Reece.

Two clever thrill killers are committing the most brutal, public, and horrifying abductions and murders in the county’s history. The killers, known as the Gamers, have done this before, and are now upping their evil game to a new level. The question is — can they be stopped before they kill again?

Things get complicated.

When an ex-girlfriend goes missing, Private Investigator Gabe Chase is obsessed with finding her. But once her naked and posed body is discovered, the investigator becomes the investigated. His passion for the victim’s beautiful sister is a complication he doesn't need, as he helps solve the county’s most baffling, terrifying murder cases ever.

Add a sociopathic serial killer who calls himself the Master.

A serial killer so deadly, the FBI’s behavioral analysts want to know when and why he began killing, as well as the identification and location of additional victims. He will speak only to former federal agent, Carly Stone, a woman he blames for his capture. When the profiler finds herself at the mercy of this ruthless killer, his becomes the most terrifying profile of all.

Profile of Terror

Three chilling villains, two passionate love stories, and pulse-racing suspense with startling plot twists keep readers on the edge of their seats from page one of this heart-pounding and unforgettable romantic suspense.
Excerpt: 
At one in the morning, the dark sky was illuminated by a full moon as they drove on a country road, trees hanging overhead like skeletal arms, nearly touching their vehicle. Driving slowly, they made periodic stops, for only the perfect place would do.

Approaching a bridge over a deep ravine with a wide creek, the van stopped. Both got out and circled to the back of the white utility van, where they pulled out a young woman's body, already stiffening with rigor mortis. They carried her to the edge of the road, where they set down her corpse, gave it a push, and sent it rolling down the ravine until it landed on the rocky creek bed below. Hands on hips, they waited and watched the body at rest, as if they expected it to magically come to life and run away.

"I wonder how long it will take the cops to find this one." The driver chuckled as he followed his passenger to the back of the van.

"Good question. The one last winter wasn't found until the spring thaw." He flipped through a stack of magnetic business signs he'd collected in the back of the vehicle. Choosing one, he slapped it on the side of the van and climbed inside.

"So how many magnetic signs do we have now?"

"Fifteen or so. We've got signs for plumbing, locksmithing, house painting, and general repair businesses. Think we need more?"

"No." He shook his head. "You did a good job stealing those. Even if we have an eye witness tonight, they'll describe a business truck, complete with a name and phone number the cops will use to try to track down their suspects. Too bad it will be a dead end. Any time we can toy with the cops is a good time."

"Agreed," he said, as a slow, evil smile spread across his handsome face.

Devan Roth glanced at his twin brother, Evan, sitting in the passenger seat, and thought about how much Evan craved his praise. He'd used that need to his advantage their entire lives. It wasn't that Devan didn't love his twin. He did, but he loved manipulating him more. Although Evan had a higher intelligence level than Devan ever dreamed of reaching, Evan's adoration for his twin was his weak spot. And if there was anything that Devan could identify from a mile away, it was someone else's weakness. That's what made Devan the leader.

From early childhood, he could get Evan to do absolutely anything he wanted. Devan invented the "Double Dare" game when the twins were twelve; he double-dared Evan to jump off the second-story roof. Evan leaped, and broke both his legs. But he never told their parents that Devan had dared him to do it. His loyalty to his twin outweighed the pain he suffered that summer.

The Double Dare game continued. Early on, they stole and killed their neighbors' pets, and then moved on to peeping in windows in the neighborhood and videotaping the event so they could relive the thrill later. Now they were abducting and killing prostitutes, then disposing of their bodies in remote areas surrounding Indianapolis.

Giveaway: 

Alexa will be awarding a signed copy of PROFILE OF TERROR with a $25 Amazon Gift Card to a randomly drawn winner via rafflecopter during the tour. (US ONLY for book/ International for GC)




Book Tour Info: 
Don't forget to check out the other stops on the Book Tour:

August 4th:
Lisa Haselton's Reviews and Interviews

August 5th: 
Sexy Adventures Passionate Tales

August 6th: 
Harps Romance Book Review

August 7th: 
Book 'Em North Carolina

August 8th: 
Kinky Vanilla Romance
Abbye Kovacevic

August 11th: 
Queen of the Night Reviews

August 12th: 
Bunny's Review

August 13th: 
Books Direct

August 14th: 
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August 15th: 
Susana's Morning Room

August 18th:
A. Literary Mafia

August 19th:
Musings and Ramblings

August 20th:
Deal Sharing Aunt
The Reading Addict

August 21th: 
Rachel Brimble Romance

August 22: 
Room With Books
Long and Short Reviews
Author Bio:


USA Today Bestselling Author, Alexa Grace's journey started in March 2011 when the Sr. Director of Training & Development position she'd held for thirteen years was eliminated. A door closed but another one opened. She finally had the time to pursue her childhood dream of writing books. Her focus is now on writing riveting romantic suspense novels.

Author Alexa Grace is consistently listed in top twenty of Amazon's Top 100 Most Popular Authors in the categories Romantic Suspense and Police Procedural. She was named one of the top 100 Indie authors by Kindle Review. A chapter is devoted to her in the book Interviews with Indie Authors by C. Ridgway and T. Ridgway.

She became a USA TODAY Best Selling Author for her participation in THE PERFECT TEN book set.

Her books Deadly Offerings, Deadly Deception, and Deadly Relations are listed in e-retailer's Top 100 Bestselling Romantic Suspense and Police Procedural Books. Deadly Offerings has not left the top ten bestselling free mystery romance and police procedural books since 2011.

Deadly Holiday, published in November 2012, is her holiday-themed romantic suspense novella, featuring all her Deadly Trilogy characters.

Alexa Grace's book Deadly Relations is included in the bestselling book set The Perfect Ten along with Dianna Love, Norah Wilson, Nancy Naigle, Andrienne Giordano, Misty Evans, Sandy Blair, Mary Buckham, Tonya Kappes and Micah Caipa.

Profile of Evil, the first book of the Profile Series was published in May 2013. Profile of Terror was released in May 2014 and Profile of Fear will be released in 2015.

Earning two degrees from Indiana State University, Alexa currently lives in Florida. She's a member of Romance Writers of America and Sisters in Crime.

Her writing support team includes five Miniature Schnauzers, three of which are rescues. As a writer, she is fueled by Starbucks lattes, chocolate and emails from readers.

To connect with the author online:

Website | Newsletter   | Facebook | Twitter | Goodreads


31 comments:

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    1. I know right? :) I am trying to figure out how I haven't seen her work before.

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  2. Profile of terror sounds like an exciting and intense thriller mystery, I would like to read this. Thank you.

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    1. Well I hope you get a chance to check it out!

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  3. this looks and sounds intriguing ;) Thanks for sharing!!!

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    1. Great view, and not just talking about the guy right? It sure intrigued me. ;)

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  4. This is a great series if you hadn't read it you should and also the Deadly series before it.

    Alexa Grace knows how to write an awesome suspense book.

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    1. What a lovely endorsement! Isn't it fabulous to get to share a favored author with new readers? :)

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    1. Glad to see a fan stop by and share the love. :)

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  6. Love Alexa's books. She will keep you on the edge of your seat from start to finish.

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    1. Thanks for the endorsement! It's always lovely to get feedback from someone who has already read the author!

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  7. Love Alexa's Bio and the excerpt, thank you for hosting.

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    1. Well thanks for stopping by! Did you feel as uninformed as I did reading the bio? I mean, shoot all these commentors saying how great she is and I had never heard of her before. But it is always lovely to find a great new author, don't you agree?

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  8. This is a great series you have to read it:)

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  9. If you like RS you will like all of Alexa's books! I have a new book boyfriend in Gabe Chase!

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    1. Whoo Hoo! Finding a new book boyfriend is always a plus.

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  10. I could feel my heart stopping for a moment just reading the frightening excerpt.

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  11. Alexa Grace is a great author and her books are well worth reading.

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    1. Thanks for sharing! It's great to have a fan share the love. :)

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    1. It was exciting. Hope you get a chance to read and enjoy the book.

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  13. I liked it all, I haven't heard of this author or series before so thank you for the introduction.

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    1. Your Welcome! Did you see all those lovely things that other commentors said about the author. Apparently we are one of the few who have been living under a rock, because she is new to me too. LOL!

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  14. Great interview, thanks for sharing!

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    1. Hmm. I think you commented on the wrong post. LOL.

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  15. Great choice for an excerpt...definitely catches my attention.

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    1. Mine too. I figure I will share what I like and how others like it too. :)

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