Friday, 5 October 2012

Promo: 6 Seconds of Life

Hey guys!  Today I'm super excited to be taking part in the promo for 6 Seconds of Life.  So, without further ado, here it is.

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Maura has just jumped.

Now she has precisely six seconds until she hits the water below her - just six more seconds until she is finally freed from her mundane and aimless existence.  Freed of all of the regrets and disappointments that have haunted her throughout her nineteen years.

She just needs to be free.

But as she falls, the most pivotal points of her life start to replay like a movie in her head: her family falling apart, her first love, her first heartbreak, her first true friends, and her first betrayal.  As she remembers these moments that brought her to this point, will she feel a sense of peace? Or will her death be her greatest regret?

            “I guess I’ll just know it when that time finally comes along,” he whispers. His lips graze my cheek and we stop waltzing. His hand comes up and brushes my flyaway bangs behind my ear, the tips of his fingers running along the back of my earlobe. An overpowering wave of desire and anticipation wells up from my stomach, causing my internal hurricane to erupt into a monsoon. I let his eyes lock with mine, restraining me like a pair of handcuffs. They inspect me, almost like they’re looking right through my skin and into everything that’s underneath, begging to learn anything and everything about me. I don’t move.  Maybe if I can manage to stay totally still, this moment might last forever.
            His face moves closer. My chest is caving in on itself.
            Is this it?
Author bio
Tonya Fitzharris is a writer, reader, blogger, mediocre cook, photograher, runner, Florida natove and cat lover.  She used to be a Middle School English teacher, but nor she's trying out the whole novel writing thing.  She lives in New Jersey with her husband and her Belgian cat named Waffles.


  1. Ooh I feel like that excerpt was picked especially for me. ;) I love it! This sounds like a really interesting read. I hadn't heard of it before, so thanks for putting it on my radar. :)

  2. Arrgghhh Aa'ishah you're going to leave us with that teasing excerpt? I was intrigued by the book's premise, but that excerpt totally pushed me into wanting this book! Thank you for sharing such a fab book with us! :)

  3. Thanks for sharing the excerpt! I'm taking part in the blog tour so I can't wait to read it even more now!!! I adore the premise of this and I'm eager to see how the author explores it :)

    Thanks for sharing <3

  4. Oooh, the excerpt is really good - thanks for sharing! I feel like I wanna read more. I guess I'll go and look it up on amazon.

  5. Really good! She has six seconds as she falls... what is she going to do? Will she die at the end of be magically saved?
    Me reading it :-)


  6. Wow this sounds like a powerful story! If she changes her mind after reflecting, will she survive? I guess that's what you as a reader will be on pins and needles wondering. Thanks for sharing Aa'Ishah. :)

  7. I love the idea behind it! I've been trying to learn more about suicide. I'm not suicidal, of course, but I'm just curious. What kind of motivations do people who attempt it have?

    Thanks for sharing, Aa'Ishah!


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