BOOK TOUR GUEST POST & GIVEAWAY: The Space Between by Victoria Smith

 

The Space Between

 byVictoria H. Smith

New Adult Contemporary

Book Description

Synopsis: When Drake started the night at his father’s campaign fundraiser, he never imagined he’d end it being conned into buying drugs on the West Side. Losing high-stakes poker has its consequences, but he’d repeatedly face them just to hear Lacey Douglas sing. Drake sees Lacey light up the stage, and he has to have her. But his intentions for being on her side of town turn out to be the reason he can’t.

Chicago native Lacey has dreams of the opera, but life has its obstacles. Lacey has come to know her hardships as part of living in the real world and accepts them fully. When Lacey meets the intense and invigorating Drake, a fire is lit inside her, unleashing those dreams again.
Two paths that should have never crossed prove to create the exact pairing the other needs. But when their worlds take time to catch up, everything they have is tested. Finding the space between the two sides that challenge them will be hard, but it’s the only place that will keep them together.
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My Three Favorite Quotes from THE SPACE BETWEEN
By Victoria H. Smith

“Lacing my fingers through his, I studied them. His fingers were so much longer than mine, and I envisioned what those fingers could do. And how long they would take to do it before they sent me over the edge.” – Lacey
While writing THE SPACE BETWEEN, I quickly discovered I had quite the fascination with Drake’s hands. There is just something about a guy with big hands and long fingers that is just oh-so-swoony. I think that’s why this is one of my faves.

“This guy in front of me was lost. In his life he was missing something and somehow ended up on my side of town.” – Lacey
This quote really stands out to me because it’s the first time Lacey realizes that there is more to Drake than meets the eye. She finally opens her eyes and sees. Because she does, she and Drake can really connect on a deeper level.

“She was exactly what I needed. Not just something different than what I was used to. She was something of value. She was someone to be valued who had my complete respect.” – Drake
I call this one Drake’s epiphany. For the first time in his life, he starts thinking about someone on a deeper level. His world is no longer just about him. He has allowed himself to care about someone else other than himself. This section really signifies his growth in the novel.

 

About the Author

Victoria H. Smith has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. She puts it to good use writing romance all day. She resides in the Midwest with her Macbook on her lap and a cornfield to her right. She often draws inspiration for her stories from her own life experiences, and the twenty-something characters she writes give her an earful about it.

In her free time, she enjoys extreme couponing, blogging, reading, and sending off a few tweets on Twitter when she can. She writes new adult fiction romance in the sub-genres of science fiction, urban fantasy, and contemporary, but really, anywhere her pen takes her she goes.

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Posted on April 24, 2013, in book tour, books, free, Giveaway, guest post, reading. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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