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Thursday, May 15, 2014

virtual book tour with Tiffany Pitts, Author of the book  DOUBLE BLIND

Double Blind
By Tiffany Pitts

Genre: Adult Fiction, Humor

Book Synopsis

Delilah Pelham’s brother, Paul, is missing. She should probably be worried about that but honestly, he’s been in trouble since the day he learned the words “trust me." In fact, if it weren’t for his roommate, Carl, she would gladly leave him to his fate.

Carl is a good guy, even if he’s a bit of a dork. Okay, a large slice of a dork. Possibly the entire cake.

But he wants to help, as do his gamer friends, which is how Deli finds herself in the middle of Hong Kong with the King of the Dorks, running from creepy guys with slicked-back hair and shiny black guns.

Back at home, Carl’s friends aren’t faring nearly as well. All they had to do was monitor the situation and feed Deli’s cat while she was gone. How could that possibly end in bloodshed?

There is an answer, of course, but no one ever thinks to ask the cat.

Author Bio

Tiffany grew up in the Seattle area in a time when the Super Sonics were huge and Starbucks was just a store at the end of the Market. Tragedy struck early in her life as her family moved to New Jersey mere months before Bon Jovi’s “Slippery When Wet” album hit record stores. It took nearly a decade to wean herself off the hairspray. But Seattle called her back, so she went; eventually earning a degree in Botany (pronounced “Bar tending”) at the University of Washington.
She made one more valiant attempt to leave the PNW after college by travelling around the country doing not much of value and making very stupid decisions. She is thankful every day that the internet was not a huge deal in those years. Then Seattle called again so she picked up and moved home where she spent many years being a scientist of middling talent in several labs that she absolutely did not blow up—except for that one time and everyone agreed not to talk about that any more.
Now she divides her time between writing fiction and raising two kids who are wonderful but, for some reason, won’t stop licking things. 

My Review of Double Blind by Tiffany Pitts

‘The cat was its Overlord. The bean would follow the commands of the Overlord with accuracy and aplomb because that was the bean’s job. It existed to do the Overlord’s bidding and the bean was nothing if not professional. It did not think about how much fun it was having with the Overlord because fun is not in a bean’s job description. However, were the bean ever to become self-aware, it is probable that the first autonomous word it uttered would be Wheee!
                                                                                                            ~from DOUBLE BLIND

This is the most incredible book I’ve read in a long time! Now I’m a sucker for crime noir. The darker, the better. Especially when its mixed with humor and sharp dialogue. This is that, and so much more! In the first page, I knew this book was a champ.

I then began to really absorb the flow of Double Blind. The book opens on our hero, Deli, (Delilah Pelham, to be exact) confronting a monster. After a symphony of structured mayhem, our protagonist easily prevails. Then the book ignites! Tiffany’s characters are complex, colorful, beautifully detailed (right down to the awesomely noir names) and she flows seamlessly from personality to personality until you feel personally involved in the story, and not just an observer. Then she drags you in even further! This amazing plot also centers around a bitchin’ 30 lb Maine Coon called Toesy, and a handful of magic robot beans. Tiffany even displays the unique writing prowess to speak from both of these characters individual viewpoints and voices (including the robobeans)! The dialogues in this book are absolutely genuine and ingenious, the twists & turns spellbinding, the tale a technological marvel, and the command of the language stunning. You’d be hard pressed to find a cooler and more imaginative plot, anywhere. I don’t even know what to say about this spectacular book! To tell any more would make me a spoiler and I want to highly encourage everyone that I encounter to read this thriller. Its that good!

TIFFANY PITTS is my new favorite author! Hands down. Can’t wait for her next one, and I see massive hugeness in her future…


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