Thursday, January 26, 2023

Max: Read an Excerpt + Enter to Win


Max JustRead Blog Tour 

Welcome to the Blog Tour for Max by Izzy James, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours!

About the Book

Max: A Yorktown Christmas Title: Max 
Series: The Yorktown Christmas Time Travel Series 
Author: Izzy James 
Publisher: Bent Knee Press 
Release Date: December 2019 
Genre: Christian Romance, Time Travel

Trapped in his conservatory for 250 years by the curse of an enraged woman, Max appears to Olivia just before Christmas. Olivia is a young woman waiting for the right man to recognize her strengths and talents. Can Olivia help Max break the curse without breaking her heart?

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He inhaled deeply. Looked down at his hands. Then he smiled at her. A real smile intended for friends. “I took a walk yesterday.” 


She swallowed her questions and let him speak. So much he didn’t know. So much he did.  


“I’ve brought you these. It’s a beginning.”  


He peered into the bag. “What kind of process made these books?” He fingered the almanac. “Naught but paper and glue. Cheap to print and cover. I could sell these for a good profit.” He glanced up. “What kind of paintings are these? I’ve not seen their like.” 


Oh boy. Pictures.  


“It’s a technology called photography. It was invented about—hold on let me see.” She pulled out her cell phone and conducted a quick search. “About 1839 if Wiki is to be believed.” 


“What is that?” He pointed to her phone.  


“Many things. First let’s start with photography, then we can get to the telegraph.” She opened her camera. “Hold still.” And there he was in her phone. She navigated to the picture. “Here you are.” 


His puzzled look remained as he studied her phone.  


“Wait. This will probably make more sense.” She retrieved her phone and took a selfie. “There I am.” 


“I want one of those.”

About the Author

Izzy James

Izzy James is the pen name of Elizabeth Chevalier Hull. Elizabeth grew up in coastal Virginia surrounded by the history of the founding of our nation. She lives there still with her fabulous husband in a house brimming with books.

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Tour Giveaway

(1) winner will receive a print copy of the book and a $25 Amazon gift card!

(1) additional winner will receive a print copy of the book!

Max JustRead Giveaway

Full tour schedule linked below. The giveaway begins at midnight January 24, 2023 and will last through 11:59 PM EST on January 31, 2023. Winner will be notified within 2 weeks of close of the giveaway and given 48 hours to respond or risk forfeiture of prize. Open internationally. Void where prohibited by law or logistics.

Giveaway is subject to JustRead Publicity Tours Giveaway Policies.

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  1. I enjoyed the excerpt and Max sounds like a great book for me to enjoy!

    Thanks for sharing it with me and have a terrific day!

  2. I love the cover, synopsis and excerpt, Max sounds like a must read for me. Thank you for sharing the author's bio and book details

  3. This sounds like an amazing book!

  4. I love this excerpt! Thank you for sharing!


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