March 8, 2014

'Clipped Wings' by Helena Hunting Blog Tour - Favorite Quotes

March 8, 2014
Helena Hunting just released her gut-wrenching and tantalizing novel Clipped Wings on March 4th, and boy it is intense and HOT! The tension is thick with all-consuming anticipation, and the sex scorches the sheets in Hayden and Tenley's wake. The storyline, fast-paced and full of raw emotion. Today, I am sharing a few of my favorite quotes from the book. (I would add the sexy times quotes, but they are way too sexy to read on it's own -- better to just buy the book and read it as a whole). Enjoy!

Cupcake & Ink (book 0.5): Amazon | B&N | iBooks | Kobo
Inked Armor (book 2): Amazon | B&N | iBooks | Kobo
Cracks In The Armor (book 2.5): Amazon | B&N | iBooks

Title: Clipped Wings
Series: Clipped Wings #1
Author: Helena Hunting
Publication Date: March 4, 2014
Genre: New Adult, Contemporary Romance

Their body art is hot. Their chemistry is even hotter.

From her dark hair sweeping below her waist to her soft, sexy curves, Tenley Page intrigues tattoo artist Hayden Stryker in a way no one else ever has…especially when she asks him to ink a gorgeous, intricate design on her back. Yet for all her beauty, there is something darkly tragic and damaged about Tenley that Hayden is everything.

Covered in ink and steel, Hayden is everything Tenley has never dared to want, awakening a desire to explore more than the art adorning his stunning body. Trapped by a past that leaves her screaming from nightmares, Tenley sees Hayden as the perfect escape. Although he has secrets too, if they both keep themselves guarded perhaps their intense physical connection will remain only that.

But nothing, not even passion, can keep them safe from their pasts…

"Everyone has scars, Tenley. If we're lucky, they're only on the outside."
"It was my attempt at finding closure, at putting everything behind me by accepting it, owning it, wearing it on my skin."
"His emotions bared in that moment as his fingers skimmed my throat down to my collarbones and his palm stopped over my heart. "I want to be in here." There was such quiet yearning in his eyes as he gazed down at me. I touched his perfect face, wishing I could give him more of me. "You already are."" 
 "There was no way I could say no to cupcakes."
Hayden does love his cupcakes. ;-)
"Any kind of modification, whether it's to alter physical features, like cosmetic surgery or to decorate, like piercings and tattoos cause some degree of discomfort. But that's the point, isn't it? It's cathartic because it's the promise of change in some form or another. My tattoos give the memory related to the art a place to exist outside of my head, on my body." 
“She knew I didn’t work on Monday. That meant she was aware of my schedule. Nice. We were both creepers.”  
LOL. You both have it bad. 
 “But like me, he was closed off; his tattoos formed his walls. I knew all about walls. I had built my own.”

All quotes taken from Clipped Wings by Helena Hunting ARC provided by NetGalley. Subject to change in final copy.

Helena Hunting lives on the outskirts of Toronto with her incredibly tolerant family and two moderately intolerant cats. She's putting her English degree to good use by writing popular fiction. She is the author of Clipped Wings, her debut novel, and Inked Armor.

If you wish to host Helena in any capacity on your site, whether it is an interview, character post, etc. I would be more than happy to set that up for you.

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