Blog Tour & Giveaway: Crash and Burn by Michele Callahan

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MediaKit_BookCover_CrashAndBurnCrash and Burn

by Michele Callahan


GENRE: Romance, Contemporary, New Adult



A childhood promise has Chance Walker picking up a guitar once again. Sure, he’s been busy growing up, finishing college, and even law school. He made a promise to his dying mother and he’s determined to keep it. While his guitar playing dreams were big when he was a kid, his skill is rusty and he hires Erin Michaelson to bring music back into his life. Not only is she incredibly talented, she’s one of the sexiest women he’s ever met. It’s hard to focus on correct finger position when her sweet scent threatens to drive him out of his mind.


Less than twenty-four hours after his first lesson he sees her again, but this time she’s on stage using another name and seducing an entire audience of men. He played the gentleman card once, and it got him nowhere. This time, all bets are off and he’ll do whatever it takes to keep her. A single, sizzling backstage kiss will change both of their lives forever, because Chance soon realizes that Erin is not just an itch, she’s an obsession that he refuses to live without.


Erin Michaelson spends her days teaching guitar and her nights on stage as her sexy alter-ego, Eva James. Music is her dream, her passion. All she wants is to say goodbye to a lifetime of scraping by, working two jobs, and paying for past mistakes. When a major record label exec hears her band play, she gets her big break. But life can be a real bitch, and meeting Chance now is just bad timing.


Problem #1: The record label wants her to dump her band and move to L.A. Problem #2: She hadn’t counted on Chance Walker and the scorching heat of that first kiss. And last but not least is Problem #3: Is Chance really falling in love with the dull guitar teacher, or is he really just lusting after the sexy Eva James?


Will success make all of Erin’s dreams come true? Or will falling in love make them both crash and burn?



Excerpt One:


“I really want to kiss you, right now.”


“Then kiss me.” She stood up, right there next to his chair and waited.


He’d blurted out the thought because he wanted her to know how much he wanted her. But he’d never expected this. She was calling his bluff, daring him to stand up and make a spectacle of himself in the middle of a crowded restaurant.


He’d been on dozens of dates the last few years, and not one of them challenged him like she did.


Not one of those women had made him feel this alive.


He took his time, suddenly wanting every pair of eyes in the place glued to them to witness this kiss. He was staking his claim, right here, right now, and he wanted everyone to know she was his.





AUTHOR Bio and Links:


M.L. (Michele) Callahan is a sci-fi fanatic and full time writer whose earliest movie memories are of Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and light sabers. (Still waiting on Santa to come through on that one.) ML writes sci-fi action adventure as ML Callahan, and romance as Michele Callahan. Fans of Hugh Howey’s Wool series, Wayward Pines, Kresley Cole’s Immortals After Dark, Sherrilyn Kenyon’s League Series, or Karen Marie Moning’s Fever Series will not be able to resist Callahan’s complex world building, twisting plot lines, or unique premise. Callahan writes something brand new in the science fiction arena with character driven stories that read more like adventure books than hard science manuals. The Timewalker Chronicles are like nothing you’ve ever read before.















Michele Callahan will be awarding a $15 Amazon, B&N, OR iTunes card to a randomly drawn winner via rafflecopter during the tour, and a $15 Amazon, B&N, OR iTunes card to a randomly drawn host.
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Thanks for hosting!


This sounds like a really good book. Is there going to be more after this one? I noticed a 1 on the book cover.

Michele Callahan

Hi MomJane – YES. the second book comes out on the 25th, and the 3rd in March. 🙂 Enjoy!

Karla Sceviour

Sounds great!

Michele Callahan

Hi MomJane – YES. the second book comes out on the 25th, and the 3rd in March. 🙂 Enjoy!

Michele Callahan

Thanks Karla. 🙂 Hope you like it. And thanks to DENISE for posting today.

Silvia Fugate

Thanks so much for sharing this book with us!

Michele Callahan

You’re very welcome Silvia. I hope you all love the Walker brothers as much as I do. 🙂

Eva Millien

Enjoyed the excerpt, sounds like a book I can sink my teeth into, thanks for sharing!

Michele Callahan

Hi Eva. 🙂 Thanks for stopping by. I’d love to know what you think of the book. Hope you like it. 🙂

Betty W

I really enjoyed the excerpt, thank you for sharing and for the contest! So glad there are more on the way!

Michele Callahan

Hi Betty. Thanks for saying HI and hope you enjoy the story. 🙂

Kimberly R

Thanks for sharing an excerpt.

Michele Callahan

Hi Kimberly. Thank you for stopping by! Happy reading.

Beth Minyard

Sounds like a great book! Thanks for the giveaway 🙂

Michele Callahan

You’re welcome, Beth. Good luck!


Great excerpt, thanks for sharing 🙂

Michele Callahan

Hi Victoria. Thanks for stopping by and hope you enjoy the book. 🙂

Ashley R.

Oooh, I love Howey’s Wool, so I am looking forward to checking out your work!! 🙂

Michele Callahan

Hi Ashley! If you love the sci-fi stuff, you will probably like my sci-fi book ALLIANCE the best of all my work. It’s intense and has a romance sub-plot, but it’s not as hot and romance focused as Crash and Burn. I wrote ALLIANCE as M.L. Callahan. It’s intense, and fun, I loved writing it. I love both books! Happy reading!

Kim M

I love this cover!! I also like the premise of this book.

Ree Dee

Thank you for the post and the giveaway!

Kimberly R

have you written any sci-fi theme books?

Kimberly R

thanks for the giveaway!

Kimberly R

Where do you get your inspiration or ideas?


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