If I Were Your Woman Virtual Book Tour with LaConnie Taylor-JonesBy APOOO • Oct 19th, 2012 • Category: APOOO Features • Email This Post • Print This Post
Having Fun with LaConnie Taylor-Jones
1. If you were granted one wish to change the world what would it be and why? I’d wish for peace because that’s the one thing that would conquer the divides we face today.
2. If you are given a chance to travel into the past where would you go and why? Believe it or not, I’d love to travel back to the 19th century because the foundation was laid for many of our modern day advancements.
3. What is one of the most embarrassing situations you have had? Several years ago, my husband suggested we go to a particular restaurant for dinner to celebrate my birthday. I was really tired and didn’t want to get dress to go. Actually, I’d hope for a quiet dinner at home. However, he really insisted, I mean really insisted that we go. So to get even with him, I slipped on a pair of jeans and a top. I realized just how underdressed I was as soon as I walked into the restaurant to a host of family and friends shouting out, “Surprise!”
4. What is one thing you’ve always wanted to do, but have yet to do? Take a Mediterranean cruise!
Follow the tour all week, leaving a comment at each stop, and be entered to win a new Kindle Fire HD courtesy of LaConnie!
About the Author
Award-winning author, LaConnie Taylor-Jones, a native Memphian, is a health educator consultant and holds advanced degrees in community public health and business administration. The mother of four resides with her family in Northern California.
For over 25 years, Ms. Taylor-Jones has been an avid romance reader. In the summer of 2003, a challenge from her husband made her seize the opportunity to blend her enthusiasm for teaching health, social responsibility and social justice with her love for reading the genre. Her experience as a health educator sparked a multitude of storylines and her romance, which she defines as the spirit of adventure, played a pivotal part in her road to publication. In a little over four years, she’s authored three full-length novels. In 2008, Ms. Taylor-Jones was the recipient of the 2008 Romance Slam Jam Emma Award for Debut Author of the Year for When I’m With You.
Ms. Taylor-Jones is an active member of the Contra Costa Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the African American Community Health Advisory Committee and the Black Women Organized for Political Action.
Website – http://www.laconnietaylorjones.com
About the Book
Tinsel Town is about to learn a few lessons from a Southern doctor with the courage to win the heart of a man who swore no woman ever would. If it doesn’t have a scientific basis, Dr. Laney Olivia Houston doesn’t believe in it —and that includes love at first sight. But she meets Raphael Baptiste. One encounter is all it takes; and she realizes her life is changed forever. Jazz musician, Raphael Baptiste is no stranger to women or their beds. When an illness strikes, his life is thrown into turmoil. But the quiet Southern belle sees beyond his past and bitterness. She sees a man who could love. . .
Purchase Link http://www.amazon.com/dp/0985576103/?tag=apooo-20
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