Monday, March 21, 2016

Yours Truly, 2095 by Brian Paone ♥ Book Tour & GIVEAWAY ♥ (Time Travel Romance)




Jeff Blue - the victim of a time-travel conspiracy - wakes up trapped in the year 2095. The only familiar face is J0, a robotic copy of the wife he left behind in 1981. But can she be trusted? J0 could be the only key to unlock Jeff's journey home, but it will require her to do something against her programming , something human.

During Jeff's perilous journey through the future, he will have to discover the truth about J0's origins, and solve the mystery behind how he wound up in 2095, in order to uncover the reality of his own destiny.

Armed with a one-way ticket to the moon, Jeff must race against the clock to seize what might be his last chance to return home to his time. A time without hover cars, Justice Computers, or TeleSkins - a time over 100 years ago.






J0 shook me lightly as she tried not to startle me out of sleep.

“Hey, hon. Do you want some breakfast?”

I cleared the cobwebs from my head.

What time is it?”

Light shot across the sterile interior of the town house. I turned toward the window above the bed. The sun was up, and the sky was very blue.

“Almost 9:30.”

I looked at the alarm clock to see exactly what time it was.

Nine twenty-nine. Again.

“Breakfast would be great,” I answered.

“I went to Eldorado’s already this morning. I bought groceries to get us through the rest of the week.”

“How long have you been up?”

“About two hours.”

I sat up in bed, and I let the covers fall to my waist. J0 went into the kitchen and grabbed some pans from the cabinets. I could hear her crack an egg over the frying pan. I rubbed my eyes and stood up.

“Do I have time to take a shower?”

“Go right ahead. Breakfast will be ready when you get out.”

I stepped into the bathroom and took another gander at my reflection. Yes. I was still looking at the face and body of my great-great-grandson.

The shower felt good, even though I had taken one before I had gone to bed too. There was something about Julie’s hostility in our last dream that made me feel guilty. After I stepped out of the shower and got dressed, I brushed my teeth. I heard the TeleSkin in the background while J0 was still cooking breakfast for us. I opened the bathroom door so I could see the television wall.

The man on the TeleSkin was dressed in a purple and black suit. He looked straight into the camera, which gave the disturbing impression that he was looking right into the living room at me.

“Here is the news …”

A troubling feeling came over me as I stared at him. It felt like we were actually locking gazes with each other. The news report was about someone who had been found dead in a plastic bag, and it was uncertain whether it had been suicide or homicide. Had they left their own life behind, or had it been taken forcefully?

It was like the newscaster directed the story at me only. Thousands of people in the area were probably watching that same newscast, but, for me, it felt more like a premonition.

“Can I turn this off and put on some music instead?”

I couldn’t stomach that creepiness anymore.

“Sure. What would you like?”


     

       





Brian Paone was born and raised in the Salem, Massachusetts area. An award winning author, his love of writing began through the medium of short stories at the young age of twelve. After almost 20 years of consistently writing short stories for only his friends and family to read, Brian's first full-length novel was published in 2007, and he has published two more since then. Brian is married to an Officer in the US Navy, and they have 3 children. Brian is a Police Officer for the St. Mary's GA Police Department and has been working in Law Enforcement since 2002. He is also a self-proclaimed roller coaster junkie, and his favorite color is burnt-orange.




         



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70 comments :

  1. This sounds like a interesting book. I can't wait to read more. Thank you for sharing.

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  2. What did you enjoy most about writing this book?

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    1. trying to continuously find ways to make two different storylines of romance, with the same character, exist in 2095 and 1981.

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    1. My pleasure! Thank YOU and your wife for your service to our country in your respective occupations! (And your songs are INTENSE!!!) Thanks for stopping by!

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  4. Thank you for the excerpt and giveaway, appreciate it

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    1. you're welcome! Hope you continue reading the excerpts and check out the book.

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  5. I really enjoyed the excerpt :)

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    1. Thank you! You should check out the whole book!

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  6. Great book Brian, I couldn't stop reading until the end.

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  7. Awesome trailer - thanks for sharing!

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    1. Thank you! The guitarist for the band Our Lady Peace composed all the music, and a director from PA did all the footage,

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  8. Enjoyed the excerpt and trailer, sounds like a great book, thanks for sharing and good luck with the tour!

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    1. Thank you! The book was just nominated for a Hugo Award. *crosses fingers*

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  9. I liked the excerpt, thank you.

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    1. you're welcome. Hopefully you'll keep reading...

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  10. loved that excerpt, thank you :)

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    1. Glad you liked it. You should continue to check out more of the book!

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  11. Where is your favorite place to read?

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    1. It used to be outside on a park bench with a good old fashion paperback, but lately its become in bed with my trusty Kindle.

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  12. Yours Truly sounds great ♡ I love Time Travel books! Thank you

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    1. you're welcome! Hopefully you'll continue reading....

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  13. What a great sounding sci fi story. I really love this kind of story.

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    1. Thank you! I tried to steep the future in the most realistic world I could, and tried to keep the romance portion of it subtle and not in your face. The most important thing for me was to immerse the reader in a way that they didn't FEEL like they were reading a book that takes place in 2095.

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  14. Looks like a good read. Thank you.

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    1. you're welcome. Hopefully you'll check it out!

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  15. I can't imagine how you find the time to write with your profession and 3 children. However you do it, I must say that Yours Truly, 2095 sounds good and I'm looking forward to reading it.

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    1. And we have child #4 on the way!!! I hope you do read it, and enjoy it! I found time with this novel because we were living in Japan at the time, and I was on a leave of absence with my job back in the states, and I was a stay at home dad. The kids went to Japanese school which gave me about 30 hours a week to devote strictly to writing.

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  16. Thanks for the giveaway! I like the excerpt and cover. :)

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    1. Thank you! The cover was oil painting on canvas done by an artist that I hired in Japan.

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  17. This sounds like a great read! Time travel has endless possibilities!

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    1. Thank you... and I tried very hard to make this novel not feel over the top sci-fi. Even though it takes place in 2095 and 1981, everything feels organic and natural, even in the future.

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  21. What in intriguing sounding book. I have never read a time travel book and would love to start here.

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  26. Still better than being trapped in 1981, I reckon.

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