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Thursday, January 24, 2019

Enticing Journey Book Promotions Presents: Burg by Giulia Lagomarsino; #BlogTour, #NowAvailable, #OutNow, #TBR, #Review

Title: Burg
Series: Reed Security Series
Author: Giulia Lagomarsino
Genre: Contemporary/Romance Suspense
Release Date: January 18, 2019
Rating:  5 Stars
Told in the first person.  Alternating persons.
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Disclosure of Material Connection:  I received this book for review from Enticing Journey Book Promotions and the author.  I was not compensated nor was I required to write a positive review.  The opinions I have expressed are my own.  I am posting this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255:  "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising".

“Burg is gonna make everyone fall in love, with the author and the characters!” ~ Goodreads Review
“Giulia Lagomarsino created another masterpiece.” ~ Goodreads Review
“This book tugged at my heart. There’s so much emotion!” ~ Goodreads Review

Blake "Burg" Reasenburg has it all. A woman he loves, a new baby, and the greatest job he could want. But that all changes in just the blink of an eye. Less than a 10% chance to survive is what the doctors tell them. There's nothing he can do to save her. There's nothing he wouldn't give to trade places with her.

This book was inspired by true events.

Blake “Burg” Reasenburg is going to make you sad at the beginning of the book so keep your box of tissue close at hand. It may be his background but he knows how to give orders – he had me wanting to say, “yes sir!” Emma may have just met a man that can push all the right buttons. She may know how to follow orders but at times she doesn’t make it easy.

One thing I found interesting is how the author uses a time line as the story unfolds. It added to an already interesting read. It’s a story that has anticipation. It’s a story that has ups and downs. It’s a story that has an almost instant connection between our main characters and plenty of heat. It’s a story with anticipation, joy and sadness. But it’s also a story that got me to laugh. The author reminds us that sometimes something that seems so serious to one you just have no choice but to let it out. This story delves more into the people that work for Reed Security than the business itself – more personal. We get into the minds of a man or in this case men – and that lent to a lot of laughable moments.

This is the most emotional out of all the books that I’ve read in this series. The difference with this one is that it seems to be the most realistic; I wouldn’t have changed the experience for anything. They come to be like friends – and you don’t give up on friends. Even the characters are more than just co-workers. They all come to care for each other and for the extended family. It’s tough not to get the heart involved. I love surprises and you will too when you see the treat the author gives her readers at the end. There’s a second treat because there’s another book coming out next month – can’t wait.

“Blake, I want to keep it a secret.”
I was pacing back and forth in the doctor’s office. Emma didn’t want to know, but I needed to know. “You don’t understand. I need to know.”
“Because, everyone so far has had girls. Girls! I need to know if we’re going to have to buy more guns.”
“Really? You don’t think we have enough in the house already?”
I gripped her by the shoulders and shook her slightly. “Do you know what boys are like? Teenage boys are horny and they’ll do or say anything to get in a girl’s pants. I know. I was one of them.”
“So, you’re telling me that you lied to girls in high school so you could have sex?”
“Yes!” It was like she was just coming to the conclusion that all boys were scoundrels. “Do you understand now?”
“Well, if all boys are like that, then I’d rather have a girl.”
“What? What sense does that make?”
“Well, we only have to worry about her getting pregnant once. Imagine all the  girls we would have to worry about if we had a boy. He could be out there sowing his wild oats all over town. We could potentially have hundreds of grandchildren in one year. And then it’s not just the girls you have to worry about, but those dads. Imagine if one of those dads was one of your coworkers. What do you think Mark would say if our son knocked up his little girl?”
“Sinner would probably be giving her notes,” I said in irritation.
“Okay, then imagine it was Knight’s daughter. Kate’s due in just two months and they already know they’re having a girl. Do you really think that Knight wants our future son deflowering his daughter?”

I took a step back and shuddered at the thought of what Knight would do to me if we had a boy and he knocked up his little girl. I imagined car bombs, torture sessions, lengthy interrogations, and deadly scars from the knives he would use on me. “We should definitely have a girl.”


I'm a stay at home mom that loves to read. Some of my favorite titles are Pride and Prejudice, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, and Horatio Hornblower. I started writing when I was trying to come up with suggestions on ways I could help bring in some extra money. I came up with the idea that I could donate plasma because you could earn an extra $500/month. My husband responded with, "No. Find something else. Write a blog. Write a book." I didn't think I had anything to share on blog that a thousand other mothers hadn't already thought of. I decided to take his challenge seriously and sat down to write my first book, Jack. I was surprised at how much I enjoyed writing. From there, the stories continued to flow and I haven't been able to stop. I hope my readers enjoy my books as much as I enjoy writing them. Between reading, writing, and taking care of three small kids, my days are quite full.


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