Blog tour: A Reason to Breathe by C. P. Smith

Genres: Romance, Contemporary, Suspense

Publication date: January 21, 2014

Find A Reason to Breathe on: Amazon Goodreads

Rating: 3.5 stars ★★★☆

Love at first sight was never so dangerous.

Jack Gunnison has a problem, well, two actually, one is 5’5″ and the other…a Killer.

Jennifer Stewart needs a change after losing her husband and sending her daughter off to college.

Moving to the high country of Colorado to restart her life and, follow her dreams, Jenn gets more than she bargained for when she attracts the eye of a killer.

Together, Jack and Jenn must figure out his identity, before he strikes again.

Mature readers only due to erotic content and language.


“Jesus, what are you doing to me?” He whispered. “Nothing,” I gasped, when his tongue circled my ear. “Baby, if that’s nothing, you’re gonna kill me when it means something.”

This was a sexy, cute, and fast paced read that left me smiling and itching to turn the pages.

❄︎ The Story ❄︎

After her daughter goes off to college and husband dies in an accident, Jennifer decides to move to her dream state of Colorado.
It’s there she runs into the arrogant and bossy Jack Gunnison. He instantly has his eyes on her but Jack isn’t the only one… a killer has also set his sights on Jennifer.

❄︎ The Characters ❄︎ 



“You made time for a woman like Jenn, if you didn’t, someone else would.”

She was one sassy character! She definitely kept Jack on his toes. Although she did cause some very unnecessary drama, for the most part she was an interesting and enjoyable character. I liked how passionate she was about everything she did… her work, her friendships, everything.



Christ, I sound like a goddamned Hallmark card at the thought of possessing her heart. Fuck.

If you’re a fan of Kristen Ashley’s alpha males, the Jack is for you. He could be bossy and demanding and I loved reading about how amused he was when Jennifer didn’t listen to him!

∙The Killer

Wasn’t quite expecting who it turned out to be… definitely caught me by surprise

❄︎ Overall ❄︎

A highly entertaining read that’s perfect for anybody who’s a fan of Kristen Ashley, loves sassy heroines or alpha males!

“You and Barry got something going on I need to know about?”

I looked up at Jack and watched his jaw go tight, as he watched Barry walk away.

“Um, no, we’re just friends. He took me for coffee once when I first moved here, and we bump into each other from time to time.”

“Good, keep it that way; I don’t like to share.”

“Share? I’m not sure I’m ready for any type of relationship, Jack.”

“Babe, you may not be ready, but that’s not going to stop me from changing your mind.” He replied smiling, his rough voice washing over me. Damn. My traitorous heart liked hearing that and started racing. My head told me to run, but I stupidly listened to my heart, and I smiled back at him. (I know, I know, it’s that damn smile.)

“Ok, Jack,” I whispered in reply. Jack’s smile turned to a sexy grin and then his eyes dropped to my lips. I sucked in a breath as his head lowered, his lips gently brushing mine. A warm tingle coursed through my body, as he wrapped both arms around me and crushed me to his chest. We were in public, but I didn’t care.
Jack deepened the kiss, his hand coming up my back and into my hair, securing me deeper into him. Slowly the kiss ended, and he lets me go. I took a wobbly step back and looked up at him. Jack’s brow moved together in reflection, like he was working something out in his head. Then he smiled and my knees got weak.

“Now that’s more like it, boy.” I turned my head to see Lorraine grinning from ear to ear. My face flushed in embarrassment, and Jack just grunted, grabbed my hand, pulled me towards the door, and then mumbled. “You got that right.

(2) eBook copy of A Reason to Breathe (INTL), (1) Signed copy of A Reason to Breathe (US only) & (2) $5 gift cards from either Amazon or B&N (INTL)

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C.P. Smith is a mother of five and resides in Oklahoma. An avid reader with a vivid imagination, Ms. Smith set out to write books for the older reader. She is passionate about romantic suspense and hopes her stories leave you cheering for the good guys as well as inspire those over forty to never give up on love.


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