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New Release Giveaway … FIERCE by L.G. Kelso

Thursday, 14 August 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake




New Adult Contemporary Sports Romance

I couldn’t be more excited for my friend L.G. Kelso’s book release! She’s such a sweet person and a talented writer. Check out Cora Cormack’s and Diana Gallagher’s praise for this exciting book below, and get a copy of your own now or …

Want to win one of two copies of FIERCE by L.G. Kelso? Simply tell me what makes you fierce in the comments below to enter. I will pick a winner on August 21! The winner of a copy of FIERCE is Kimberly Silva. Please email me at brendadrakecontests@gmail.com to claim your prize!


Tori’s MMA career was taking off…
…until she beat the wrong man. Her training partner, nursing a bruised ego, snapped—shattering her trust and confidence.

Three years later, Tori’s keeping her fists to herself as she struggles to put herself through college. But when a group of gangbangers hassle her at work, old habits kick in and her fists fly. Max Estrada, a frequent diner customer, steps in and gets them out of hot water, but Tori is still fired… days before tuition is due.

With no other option, she’s forced to take a desk job at her old pounding grounds, where her demons still haunt the cage and the temptation to go glove-to-glove with familiar pro-fighter, Max Estrada, is too much. The sexy Colombian draws her back into the world of MMA and revives her dreams of becoming a professional face-puncher—until Will, her old partner and current Middleweight Champion, struts back into the gym. The secret they share is an unexpected liability to his career, and he’s determined to keep her silent.

With her life on the ropes, Tori will have to face the past for a shot at winning back her future, or carry the weight of a loss even greater than before.


Praise for FIERCE…

“A unique twist on the fighter trope– FIERCE is a compelling, original read with my favorite kind of heroine (a kick-ass one).” – New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Cora Carmack

“If you’re looking for a strong heroine who stands out in the New Adult contemporary world, L.G. Kelso’s Fierce is the book for you. Why I loved it: A complex heroine dealing with inner and external obstacles; a romance that isn’t the character’s main goal (though it is hot!); powerful voice and an authentic journey into the MMA world.” -Diana Gallagher, author of What Happens in Water (Fall 2015, Spencer Hill Press)


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L.G. Kelso

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L.G. Kelso is a fantasy and contemporary novelist. Having grown up watching Xena and Hercules with her grandmother, she inherited her passion for all things magic, paranormal and mythological. She also has a probably unhealthy obsession with martial arts, and as a boxer she strives to give readers an authentic view of MMA in her contemporary sports novels.

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  • Ping Wan says:

    It makes me fierce if someone compliments in my face of some traits that I’m not proud of.

  • Liz says:

    I can get pretty fierce when I hear claims that libraries are becoming obsolete. (I’m a public librarian, and both circulation and program attendance have gone up in recent years – hardly traits of a dying institution.)

    Also, I just want to say thanks for all you do to help writers connect with one another. Your blog and all your contests are amazing!

  • Kimberly Silva says:

    I added this book to my tbr on goodreads. I’m always looking for something new and fun to read. Thanks for the giveaway 🙂

  • Rebecca says:

    I am fierce b/c I’m about to sub to Pitch Wars and the competition is intense!

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