Friday, August 15, 2014

Spotlight, Interview & Giveaway - Unintentional (Book 2 Intentional Series) by MK Harkins


Book Two in the Intentional Series

by MK Harkins


Cade, the gorgeous song man, has every reason to steer clear of commitment and train his soulful eyes, killer dimples, and sexy voice on every beauty swaying to his band. So why is it that he finds himself truly, deeply and unintentionally, fixed on the one woman who is not so easily swept away? 

The sequel to Intentional, the debut romantic novel by MK Harkins, Unintentional is the heart-racing new work that follows the tangled thread of Cade in the aftermath of his heartbreak in losing the one woman he thought was his soul mate. After taking a hiatus from his job as an engineer, as well as his role in the band as lead singer, Cade reemerges in the Seattle music scene. Enter Laurel, the tenacious and determined music agent. Laurel is determined to sign him, no matter how clearly reluctant he is. Though they try to resist one another romantically, the magnetism is as immediate as it is powerful. 

Unintentional offers readers an intricate, riveting story about the fraught paces of love, while also offering strains of heartwarming humor. With rich detail, authentic characters, and plenty of blood-pumping romance, Unintentional is a moving and multilayered look at how love can slip through our fingers, only to be pulled back again at the most surprising, stirring moments. 



I close my eyes, trying to shut out the words. A dull, yet painful ache starts creeping up my spine, radiating out to every cell in my body. As the minutes tick by, the feelings become more intense. 

 My breath catches in my throat as a stream of unwanted emotions rush through me.

The torrent of loss and agony storms through my mind, while I desperately hold onto denial, the only thing I have left. Who am I kidding?  I’ve lost her. Dread and sadness are pulling me under, making it difficult to breathe. 

If Jeremy didn’t cheat on Mattie, I know, without a doubt, she’ll be returning to him. Jeremy will have Mattie back. My stomach roils as I contemplate that bastard having her. It’s irrational, I know, but I’ve despised that guy from the get go. 

I want to leave, but I just can’t. My body feels like lead as I stroke her hair, catching her tears as they fall. She knows how I feel. I know she loves me, but she has a history with Jeremy. She loves him more. I’ve known this all along.  

Damn, I’m so stupid. But could I really help it? As I gaze at her, probably for the last time, I know I don’t have a chance. I love everything about her, her smile, her laugh, her beauty – but not just the exterior beauty. It’s the person she is. 

 Hell, I probably fell in love with her the first weekend we met at the cabin in Verlot. 

 I need to get away. I can’t be next to her like this. It’s too painful.  

I get up, but I still can’t leave the room, so I move to the window. I stare at the Seattle skyline for what seems like hours. I’m rooted to the floor, unable to leave. I know, when I go, that’s it. Mattie, or the dream of Mattie, will be gone forever.

A little about MK Harkins:


Do you have a crush on anyone?   Keith Urban
What is your least favorite word?   The c word. When it’s used in a book, I stop reading. I don’t like it that much.

What part of the writing process do you dread?   Only the part where I’m not writing.

What is your favorite Joke?   I’m a sucker for a good knock knock joke J

Where do you get your best ideas?   Life experience



AUTHOR Bio and Links: 

MK Harkins is the author of the romantic novel Intentional. An avid reader, she began writing fiction when she ran out of reading selections on her Kindle. Her new novel, Unintentional, is a sequel to her first work and is based on the life of the character Cade. A business owner, Harkins spends her free time traveling, watching movies, reading voraciously, in addition to creating her own fiction. The author currently lives in Mercer Island, Washington.



Unintentional Buy Link:    Amazon

Intentional (First in the Series) Buy Link:   Amazon
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  1. Good luck with the book!


  2. Thanks for hosting me today! You have a great blog! MK

  3. awesome excerpt..thanks for sharing and for the great giveaway :)

  4. I love the cover! I have a thing for eyes, and this dude's eyes are gorgeous!

  5. Great excerpt, would love to read this book. Entering under the name of Virginia

  6. I agree with the author about the c word. That does put a damper on a book, if you ask me.

  7. loved the interview and getting to know the author better.