Author Appreciation Blog Tour - Myra McEntire


We all live very hectic lives -- going from work or school to errands and eventually collapsing in our favorite chair to read. Here on PTB, we just wanted to take a moment to give a huge, virtual hug to Myra McEntire, a mom, a wife and a wonderful writer. She's one of those women who does it all, and we love her all the more for it. I know, a rarity indeed.

In her timeslip romance, Hourglass, she introduced us to Em, Michael and Kaleb. Most us cannot look at a wrought iron fence the same way after reading that story. In my 5-star review, I said it was: "...the best kind of romance, too. The will they-won't they-he-she-did-WHAT kind." You can read the complete review here.

The synopsis of Timepiece has me longing to read it:

Kaleb Ballard's relentless flirting is interrupted when Jack Landers, the man who tried to murder his father, timeslips in and attacks before disappearing just as quickly. But Kaleb has never before been able to see time travelers, unlike many of his friends associated with the mysterious Hourglass organization. Are Kaleb's powers expanding, or is something very wrong?

Then the Hourglass is issued an ultimatum. Either they find Jack and the research he's stolen on the time gene, or time will be altered with devastating results.

Now Kaleb, Emerson, Michael, and the other Hourglass recruits have no choice but to use their unusual powers to find Jack. But where do they even start? And when? And even if they succeed, it may not be enough...

The follow-up to Hourglass, Timepiece blends the paranormal, science fiction, mystery, and suspense genres into a nonstop thrill ride where every second counts.
See what I mean? Hooked aren't you, and just from that synopsis alone. So have you ordered Timepiece, (Indie Bound | Barnes and Noble | amazon )  yet? Its release date is June 12th, which makes it the perfect beach-time, poolside read. I see that even Robert Pattinson agrees.

A number of blogs are participating in this blog tour; click over and see what they posted:

Fire and Ice
Mundie Moms
Jenuine Cupcakes
Shannon Messenger
Sara McClung
Jodi Meadows
YA Books Central Blog
Jill Van Leer
CJ Redwine
Kate Hart
Book Love 101
Harmony's Radiant Reads

Also follow the fun on twitter by searching the hashtag #authorlove. Plus don't forget to follow Myra on twitter .


  1. Hahaha! I'm really glad I turned my head at the last second before spewing coffee all over my white Mac. Edward reading Timepiece = AWESOMESAUCE!

  2. Jen - My job here is done. ;) Apology issued to pure white Mac for the spit-take.

  3. I haven't read these yet but really want to

    Yuck he is not looking too hot

  4. Jess - I adored Hourglass and am looking forward to Timepiece. As for Rob...he just needs a bit of a shave... ;)

  5. Yay for the big virtual group hug for Myra this morning! She really does do it all :) (And wait til you read Timepiece. It's amazing.)

  6. HAHA! Sophie that is hilarious! Myra's going to love that picture!

  7. Those covers look very editorial, i love it!

  8. OMC the book THE BOOK! I love it!!

  9. Sara - Myra is such a sweetheart that this was long overdue.

    MMs - ;)

    Braine - Myra's covers are truly lovely. Huge props to Egmont for using the pictures.

    MG - You know I enjoyed Photoshopping that moment. LOL.

  10. So much brilliance. SO MUCH.

  11. I reiterate the slow clap for that final image. Fanfreakingtastic.

  12. Julie and Kate - Don't kid yourself, I loved playing in Photoshop. ;) Loved visiting your blogs this morning, too. So much creativity!

  13. I do not even think you could begin to imagine the amount of love I have for you. NOT JUST because you are a spectacular support. NOT JUST because when you hand make a Christmas present for me, and I put it on and send you a picture, you very kindly point out that I've put it on upside down before I go out in public. But because of the giggles and the virtual hugs and the friendship.

    And then.

    You go.

    And do this.


    I'd ALMOST consider having another kiddo so I could name it after you.

    AL. MOST.

  14. Myra -
    LOL! Stop staring at the book placement. ;) For the record "Sophia" is a Greek word meaning "wisdom". The woman's name, however, translates to "a shrew". Think about it before launching into ver 3.0's naming.

    PTB is thrilled we were part of this virtual ((((hug)))).


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