Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Blog Tour and Giveaway: Perfect Mistake by Sophia Karlson

Perfect Mistake
by Sophia Karlson


GENRE: Contemporary Romantic Suspense



Simone Levin had a dream job as a safari pilot until an unexpected pregnancy clipped her wings. Tired of juggling motherhood with her demanding flight schedule, Simone applies for an office job, unaware that her new boss is Carlo Carlevaro, the man who’d ditched her before finding out he’d knocked her up. Carlo returns to East Africa only to kill another fire—Ivory trafficking from his lodges threatens to destroy his company. Finding Simone back on the payroll comes as a pleasant surprise. As his employee, Simone is off-limits, but she is the only one he trusts to help with his undercover investigation. With time running out, Simone and Carlo strive to expose the trafficking ring, but working together rekindles their mutual desire. When Simone is implicated as a trafficker, revealing her daughter’s existence to Carlo seems inevitable. Acting on her instincts might come too late as the syndicate retaliate and hone in their threat. Will they survive to give their love a chance?



Carlo pushed away from the doorframe, took a few steps towards them and stuck out his hand. A sharp pinch from Michael snapped her out of her flustered state, and she offered hers. Carlo’s hand was cool and dry, sending a tremor through her as he wrapped it around hers.


“Mr…Carlevaro.” She cleared her throat as he let go. She couldn’t help but rub her sweaty palm against her jeans. Touching his cool skin had felt like a disgrace.

“I’m glad you’ve finally arrived.” Carlo’s gaze traveled over her face. It rested on her lips for a moment before it shot back to her eyes. “I want to take off in the next thirty minutes.”

Simone’s heart, which had, for those treacherous few seconds, stood still, started to pound.

“I just landed from a long-haul flight. I’d like to take a quick shower.”

Carlo raised an eyebrow. “A quick shower?” His gaze traveled over her body, mapping the route the water would take.

God, he remembered.

Heat rushed to her cheeks at the potent memories that flooded in her mind. Years ago they had shared many showers that were everything but quick.


AUTHOR Bio and Links:

Sophia Karlson has lived in France, Germany, East Africa, Madagascar (not the movie, the country) and now finds herself back on home ground in South Africa. As a teenager, she devoured romances with far flung settings, loving to travel through books. After school her itchy feet took her around the world, but now she doesn’t get much further than the school run and the daily walk with her very demanding beagle. She writes contemporary and erotic romance, wanting to take readers on a journey of their own. She loves hearing from readers, follow her on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sophia.karlson.5, Twitter: @SophiaKarlson, on the web at www.sophiakarlson.com.

BN: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/perfect-mistake-sophia-karlson/1128760824



What would we find under your bed?
Probably a family of dustbunnies. I haven’t looked for a while. I think they are happy there!

What was the scariest moment of your life?
Most probably going for the caesarean section for my boy’s birth. Wasn’t my first choice but in the end I had no choice…needles, epidural, scalpels. The less I know the better. 

Do you listen to music while writing? If so what?
It depends on what I’m writing. I always listen to something, either some movie soundtrack, classical music, anything that helps the mood I’m trying to create. When I’m editing I can listen to anything from Imagine Dragons to Nana Mouskouri, and anything in between, which covers a lot of ground…

What is something you'd like to accomplish in your writing career next year?
I’d love to write the final book in the Perfect series, which is Angelo’s story. I’m currently editing Julia’s story, titled Perfect Addiction. I have a lot of characters prying for attention in my head.

How long did it take you to write this book?
From the moment of conception, to signing with The Wild Rose Press – four years! 



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My Review

Sophia Karlson has started her writing right with Perfect Mistake. I liked this story. It is full of intrigue, adventure, mystery, suspense, and romance. Simone and Carlos have gone through so much the last several years. It was interesting seeing how they were going to work through it. 

I am giving Perfect Mistake four and a half stars. I am, also, looking forward to more by Sophia Karlson in the future. She obviously has a long career ahead of her. 

I received this book from the author. This review is 100% my own honest opinion. 

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  1. I am enjoying these tours and finding all the terrific books my family is enjoying reading. Thanks for bringing them to us and keep up the good work.

  2. Beautiful cover and an intriguing blurb and excerpt! This is definitely a must read for me.

  3. Are any of the characters in this book based off of real people that you know? Congrats on the release. Bernie Wallace BWallace1980(at)hotmail(d0t)com

  4. Sounds like a wonderful book, thanks for sharing :)

  5. What an interesting interview. Congratulations on the release of your book.

  6. How long did it take you to write your book? Congrats on the release. Bernie Wallace BWallace1980(at)hotmail(d0t)com