Exclusive Excerpt + Giveaway: Stealing Harper, by Molly McAdams!

By Molly McAdams
Published on June 4th 2013
Published by William Morrow
Chase Grayson has never been interested in having a relationship that lasts longer than it takes for him and his date to get dressed again. But then he stumbles into a gray-eyed girl whose innocence pours off her, and everything changes. From the minute Harper opens her mouth to let him know just how much he disgusts her, he's hooked.

But a princess deserves a Prince Charming who can make her dreams come true. Not a guy who can turn her life into a nightmare.

All good intentions go out the window when Harper starts to fall for the guy Chase has come to view as a brother. He wanted to protect her by keeping her away, but he can’t stand to see her with anyone else, and he’ll do anything to make her his. But when it comes down to Harper choosing between the two, will Chase have the strength to step back from the girl who has become his whole world if it means she’ll be happy?

Lines will be crossed. Friendships will be put to the test. And hearts will be shattered.

LIVE TO READ EXCLUSIVE EXCERPT

“You said I'm a jerk?” I laughed and walked over to my sister. “She's the one that just practically called me a dirty man-whore.”

“Don't be rude to my friends, Chase!” Bree punched my arm and I tried not to roll my eyes at how pathetic her punches were.

Princess turned quickly and went outside, and I tried to not let it show that I watched her leave. “Great roommate, Bree.” I scoffed and grabbed a bottle of water out of the fridge.

“She is, but she said you weren’t nice! So be nice, I told you, she’s pretty sheltered.”

I turned my back to Zach and Drew and leaned onto the island close to Bree, “Sheltered how?”

“She grew up with only her dad and she said he’s been in the army or navy or whatever for her whole life.” Bree took two more shots and I shook my head at her, at least she was staying here. “And get this! She’s never worn makeup or been to a mall!”

My face fell in mock-horror, “Never been to a mall, oh no.”

“Go be nice to her you big jerk!”

Not enough for you yet?  Want to read more?  Well, straight from Molly, here are some more excerpts to get you excited about Stealing Harper!


::FIVE BITS OF MY FAVROITE PARTS FROM STEALING HARPER::

1.  I squeezed my eyes shut and let my head fall from hers. “No. I don’t deserve you either. You need someone who will cherish you, protect you, and take care of you. Someone that realizes they'd never be able to find another you in the world, no matter how hard they looked.” I looked back into her soft gray eyes and continued to fight with myself on taking what I needed and giving her what she needed. Without thinking about it, I leaned in close until I could feel her breath against my lips; I would have given anything to kiss her.

2.  Clown’s kissing her Friday, she’s screwing my best friend on Saturday, and leaning in to kiss me today? She’s gonna make me feel like shit for the few girls she’d seen me with and tell me she’d just be another girl for me? Look in a fucking mirror, Princess. Because, obviously, I’m just one of many guys for you.

3.  Where else would I be? My whole world was crashing down, and I was trying to hold on to it for as long as possible. “Because you need me, and if this is my last hour with you, I’m not going to waste another second of it.”

4.  The door opened, and Jeff and I looked over to it, but Brian just sat there with a shit-eating grin. “Oh, by the way, Riss is coming to tell you off.”

“You’re serious, Brian? You called your wife to come yell at me?”

“Chachi!” Marissa snapped, and I groaned. “It has been a month. A month! You have two choices: grow a pair and ask her if she’s made up her mind yet or get over the bitch.”

“Marissa,” I growled in warning.

5.  “And why can’t we? You couldn’t stand to let me have one normal day with her. Have I done anything to you since she and I broke up?” He paused, but I didn’t respond. “No. I haven’t. You dealt with it by being an ass, so let me deal with this my way. And my way doesn’t include acting like you didn’t steal my girl from me.”

“I didn’t steal Harper!”

He opened the door and took a step outside, his shaking hand gripping the outer knob. When he looked back at me, his eyes were flat and lifeless. “You stole my entire world.”




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25 comments:

  1. Awesome excerpt. And a great giveaway too! Thanks for participating!

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  2. Love the the excerpt.
    I can't wait to read this one. It sounds great. :D

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  3. Love the excerpt and Thank you for this giveaway!!!! cant wait to read this!!!

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  4. This sounds like a great read! Love the little snippets - make me wants to read more!

    Thanks,
    Leanne
    leannessf at gmail dot com

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  5. WOW!! Awesome giveaway!! I haven't read any of her books but I would SO LOVE to win them so I could read them all!! This book sounds AWESOME!! After reading the excerpt it made me want to read more of this story. I LOVE the cover! The guy with the tattoo?? GORGEOUS!! Thank you so much for sharing a part of the book with us and for having such an awesome and very generous giveaway!!!

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  6. Guys with tats <3 *swoons*

    And the snippet *waggles eyebrows*

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  7. Wow this book sounds awesome thanks for the giveaway

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  8. ohhhh those snippets just stole my heart! Usually I don't read this genre of books but aww, the summary captures you. Hope to win this book.

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  9. I can't wait to get my hands on this!

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  10. I so love Taking Chances and to this day it is still my favorite book!!!! Can't wait for Stealing Harper!!!!! :)

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  11. Thanks for the excerpt...& WOW!! =)

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  12. Wow can't wait! Thank u for the giveaway and the sneak peek!!

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  13. Can't Wait It can't get here fast enough!!

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  14. Great review. Sounds like a great book. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  15. Awesome giveaway! Thank you for the chance.

    Nicoleta D.

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  16. Sounds so good. Cant wait to read it.

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  17. exciting!! Can't wait to read it now!

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  18. Okay, I'm reading through some of the excerpts and the blog posts on the tour and it hits me like lightning...BAM!!... I haven't read Taking Chances yet and if I continue on I might spoil it for myself. So I just got to stop. One thing I do know from what I've read so far is that I REALLY REALLY REALLY NEED to read Taking Chances! Now I'm bookmarking all the tour stops to come back and read after I've read Taking Chances.

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  19. This sounds like a great book! Thanks for the giveaway :)

    hippiegirl12@gmail.com
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  20. Thank you for the giveaway! I can't wait to read it!

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  21. Thank you for this opportunity! I love love love Molly McAdams! She is absolutely amazing but I do think taking chances is probably the best book I have read! I cried so much and fell so hard for chase! My heart was broken! Her books packs so many emotions! I cannot wait to red stealing Harper I know it's going to be great!!!

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  22. Sounds like an amazing read. I just love the book cover. Thanks for having the giveaway.
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