Cover Reveal & Giveaway: Because of Jade by Lou Sylvre


Because of Jade (A Vasquez and James Novel)
by Lou Sylvre
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Luki Vasquez receives the news he’s still cancer free after five years, and he wants to celebrate with his whole family. He and his husband, Sonny James, take a road trip south, intending to gather at the home of his nephew Josh, Josh’s wife Ruthie, and Jade–a little girl who was still in the womb when she and her mother helped Luki beat lung cancer.

Halfway to their destination, Luki learns Josh and Ruthie have met a tragic death. The horrible news lays Luki low, but he pulls himself together in time to be the family’s rock and see to the dreaded business of tying up loose ends. The most important business is Jade, and when Luki and Sonny head home, they take Jade with them.

Luki and Sonny must combat self-doubt and fear and help each other learn to parent an unexpected child—and they must also nourish the love that has kept them whole for the past ten years. A relative’s spurious claim to Jade threatens the new family, and even if they prevail in court, they could lose their little girl unless they can rescue Jade from evil hands and true peril.

Author Bio

Lou Sylvre hails from southern California but now lives and writes on the rainy side of Washington State. When she’s not writing, she’s reading fiction from nearly every genre, romance in all its tints and shades, and the occasional book about history, physics, or police procedure. Not zombies, though. Her personal assistant is Boudreau, a large cat who never outgrew his kitten meow. She plays guitar (mostly where people can’t hear her) and she loves to sing. She’s usually smiling and laughs too much, some say. She also loves her family, her friends, the aforementioned Boudreau, a Chihuahua named Joe, and (in random order) coffee, chocolate, sunshine, and wild roses.

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5 Responses to Cover Reveal & Giveaway: Because of Jade by Lou Sylvre

  1. Timitra

    Thanks for the giveaway.

  2. Trix

    Sigh, hate to see more trouble for Luki and Sonny, but I know Lou will do a beautiful job…

  3. Michelle

    Sounds good.

  4. Katherine

    I am draw to stories about m/m families with children. For that reason, I like to cover of the man and child holding hands.

  5. H.B.

    Love the cover, it has a lovely color scheme and is heartening to see child and guardian hold hands.