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@Versatileer Welcomes the Shattered Dreams by Abbie Roads #BookTour & #GuestPost + $10 Amazon Gift Card & the Beautiful Nightmare Series in Signed Paperbacks #Giveaway
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Book & Author Details:
Shattered Dreams by Abbie Roads
(Beautiful Nightmare, #3)
Publication date: July 11th 2023
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Dark Romance, Romance
Provided by Xpresso Book Tours

Guest Post:
“Please elaborate on why in Shattered Dreams you chose to write a love story about an innocent woman who spent time in prison.”


I wrote this novel after I had taken a deep dive into the Adnan Syed case. I first got hooked on the story after listening to the podcast Serial, then went on the listen to Undisclosed which is much more detailed. 


If you aren’t familiar with the case, Adnan was convicted of murdering his girlfriend. He was seventeen when the murder happened. The actual evidence against him is thin. Whether he’s innocent or guilty, it got my writer brain to what-if-ing. How would a conviction at such a young age affect a person? What if that person was innocent? How would that person be when they got out? How would they be different from who they were going in? 


In my mind, there’s a horror to being charged, being convicted, and being in prison when you are innocent. The thought of that seriously frightens me. 


But Shattered Dreams isn’t about Helena being imprisoned, it’s about the aftermath of her imprisonment. How it has changed her. Physically and mentally. How the girl who went to prison isn’t the woman who came out. And how nothing of the life she had before is left. Everything has changed. 


It’s only after she meets Thomas that she can begin to find her true self again. It’s his love, his understanding, his complete acceptance that allows her to have the courage to face everything she’s been through and not let it defeat her.


A crooked cop. Corruption. A woman convicted of murder. A man determined to prove her innocence.

When Helena Grayse is released from prison, all she wants is to say a final goodbye to her old life. But when a man finds her trespassing on his property, instead of turning her in, he takes her in. Accepts her. Loves her.

But someone decides to serve Helena with a death sentence.

Shattered Dreams is the third book in Abbie Roads’ Beautiful Nightmare Series of dark romantic thrillers. It features a felon heroine who never thought she deserved love. If you devour true crime and romance novels then you’ll love a series that combines both in a roller-coaster ride of danger, mind games, and swoon worthy love.

Buy this dangerously dark romance today!

Trigger warning: Depictions of SA and violence.

Previously Published under the title Never Let Me Fall.

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Author Bio:

Abbie Roads is the best-selling author of the Fatal Dreams Series and the Fatal Truth Series. Her novels have been finalists in many prestigious contests including The Golden Heart, The Greater Detroit Booksellers Best, The Oklahoma National Readers’ Choice Award, The Write Touch, The Strut Your Stuff Contest, The Aspen Gold Contest, The Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence, The Heart of Excellence Readers’ Choice Award, The Midnight Sun, The Kathryn Hayes Contest, The Chanticleer, The Daphne du Maurier, The National Readers’ Choice Award, The New England Readers’ Choice Contest, The Beverly Award, and The Maggie Award. Her debut novel Race the Darkness was Publishers Weekly Top 10 Pick for Fall and Never Let Me Fall is an Amazon Editor’s Pick.

By day Abbie Roads is a mental health counselor always focusing on the bright side. By night she writes on the dark side, putting her characters through the wringer before she gives them their happily-ever-after. She loves a good inspirational quote and is a fan of true crime.

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July 10th
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Words of Wisdom from The Scarf Princess >> Review

July 11th
Bibliocup >> Interview
Echos Of Books >> Excerpt
The Phantom Paragrapher >> Spotlight
@westonvictoria_booklover >> Excerpt
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July 12th
Iron Canuck Reviews & More >> Excerpt
The Avid Reader >> Playlist
Movies, Shows, & Books  >> Excerpt
Two Ends of the Pen >> Excerpt

July 13th
Versatileer >> Guest Post
A Book Nerd, a Bookseller and a Bibliophile  >> Excerpt
@RedReviews4you >> Excerpt
Plain Talk Book Marketing >> Excerpt
Westveil Publishing >> Top 10 List

July 14th
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Teatime and Books  >> Excerpt
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Quill and Ink Book Tours >> Excerpt
The Reading Cafe >> Review

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17 thoughts on “Ends 07-19 – Shattered Dreams by Abbie Roads Book Tour & Guest Post + $10 Amazon Gift Card & the Beautiful Nightmare Series in Signed Paperbacks Giveaway

  1. Thank you for sharing your guest post, bio and the book details, I have enjoyed reading about you and your work and I am looking forward to reading Shattered Dreams

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