Promo & Giveaway: Collide (Collide #1) by Gail McHugh

Posted May 28, 2014 by bookstobreathe in Book Blitz/Promo, Giveaway / 0 Comments

Promo & Giveaway: Collide (Collide #1) by Gail McHughTitle: Collide
Author: Gail McHugh
Series: Collide #1
Publisher: Atria Books
Release Date: January 18, 2013
Genre: New Adult
More Info: Goodreads
Purchase: Amazon US
Purchase: Amazon UK
A missed first encounter…

Colliding with a second chance…

On the heels of graduating college and trying to cope with her mother’s death, Emily Cooper moves to New York City for a fresh start.

While harboring secrets of his own, Dillon Parker takes care of Emily through her grief. Knowing he can’t live without her by his side, he’s sweet, thoughtful, and everything Emily has ever wanted in a man.

Until she meets Gavin Blake—a rich and notorious playboy who is dangerously sexy and charming as hell. Emily tries to deny the instant connection she feels, but Mr. Tall, Dark, and Handsome is not inclined to let go so easily. Recovering from his own painful past, Gavin will stop at nothing to win Emily over. 

This unexpected encounter compels Emily to question her decisions, forcing her to make a choice that will destroy friendships, shatter hearts, and forever change her life.

Have you had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Gavin Mother-effin’ Blake? If you haven’t, what the heck are you waiting for?! Gavin’s maker recently signed a publishing deal with the fabulous and fantastic Atria and as of last week, Collide is in stores across the nation! I haven’t been able to make it to Target yet, but I plan on rectifying that this weekend! So sit back and get ready to learn everything you ever wanted to know about this phenomenal book. Gavin is a character you won’t soon forget!


The weather is finally becoming warm – that can only mean one thing: it’s beach reading season! And we have just the book to satisfy your craving for a sexy Summer read: Collide by Gail McHugh, just on sale in paperback. Read on to learn more about Collide and its sequel, Pulse, which will be available in print in August!


Check out Gail getting her hands on Gavin in Target!

Praise for Collide

Collide is the epitome of a great love story . . . sexy, emotional, and absolutely unforgettable. Gavin Blake will steal your heart and never let it go. “

A. L. Jackson, NY Times bestselling author of the Regret series

Collide sucked me in from the very first sentence and didn’t let go until the end. Gail McHugh seamlessly takes you on a roller coaster ride of emotions that will leave you begging for the next book!”

Tara Sivec, USA Today bestselling author of the Playing with Fire series

“I asked for something that would make me fall in love, and boy was it delivered…”

Maryse’s Book Blog


A passion-wrought novel rich in drama and heartbreak, Collide tells the story of Emily Cooper, a young woman fresh on the heels of college graduation and the unexpected death of her mother. Torn between Dillon Parker, her seemingly perfect boyfriend, and Gavin Blake, a wealthy and intriguing playboy, Emily must make a choice that will destroy friendships, shatter hearts, and forever change her life.

Dillon Parker has been sweet, thoughtful, and generous through Emily’s loss, and she can’t imagine her life without him—even as her inner voice tells her to go slow. Then she meets Gavin Blake. A rich and notorious playboy, Gavin is dangerously sexy and charming as hell. Their first encounter is brief, but it’s enough to inflame Emily’s senses. When their paths cross again through an unexpected mutual acquaintance, she tries to deny the connection she feels, but Mr. Tall, Dark, and Handsome won’t let go so easily. As she discovers Gavin’s pain-filled past, and Dillon’s true nature begins to surface, Emily knows she must take action or risk destroying everyone—including herself. But how can she choose when she can’t trust her own heart?

The highly anticipated sequel to Collide, Pulse, continues Emily and Gavin’s story as their love is tested and their relationship is pushed to the brink. Emily will have to find the confidence to fight for their love and bring Gavin back from the edge, even if it means giving everything to make their love last.



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About Gail McHugh

A self-proclaimed chocoholic, married mother of three, and a lover of writing for as far back as she can remember, Gail McHugh is the author of two New York Times bestselling novels. The COLLIDE series, which includes COLLIDE and PULSE, was acquired by Atria Books on September 17th, 2013.

“The first of two sexy contemporary romances about a woman torn between her seemingly perfect boyfriend and a dark, mysterious stranger who will stop at nothing to have her.” – Publishers Weekly on COLLIDE, a Top 10 Romance pick!

Gail’s next novel, also publishing through Atria Books, AMBER TO ASHES, is slated to release November 4th, 2014.

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