Book Tour & International Giveaway for CROSSING IN TIME by D.L. Orton! (ends 5/3/17)

April 19, 2017

This Story is About a Race with Time! Can Love and Mankind Survive?


On Tour with Prism Book Tours.

Don’t Forget to enter the International Giveaway at the end of this posting!

Dead Time, book three in the series, just released on April 15th!
Don’t miss the series ebook SALE and begin the series with book one…

Crossing in Time
(Between Two Evils #1) by D.L. Orton

Adult Sci-Fi Romance, Dystopian
Hardcover, Paperback, Audiobook & ebook, 374 pages
April 7th 2015 by Rocky Mountain Press

A Publishers Weekly Starred Review
“Best Sci-Fi Love Story of the Year”

Remember How It Feels to Fall in Love?

Race against the clock through a dystopian nightmare. Climb naked into an untested time machine (carrying only a seashell and a promise). Wake up twenty years younger on a tropical beach, buck naked and mortally wounded, with your heart in your throat.

This is a journey of love, loss, and redemption that will make your pulse gallop and your palms sweat, have you laughing out loud through your tears, and leave you flush with the sublime pleasure of falling in love.

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My Review:

Divided into three parts, this tale will take the reader through time in a desperate search of love and of sacrifice to save mankind! Can two individuals poor communication really affect history?

Isabel was a very intelligent, attractive,  passionate person. In her college years, she met Diego who was also attractive, intensely passionate and intelligent, but in a different manner than Isabel. Together they were a powerful force, yet fate often kept them apart.  Was their relationship doomed from the start? How can choices made by two individuals have such a profound affect on mankind?

This is a steadily progressing story of love gone awry, reconciliation, commitment, sacrifice for love and mankind, and time travel. The novel begins with a “interest-catching Prologue, then quickly begins to formulate the story on a solid foundation, constantly building in momentum until it ends in a solid climax, leaving the reader anxious for the next sequel in the story!  It is complete with romance, suspense, adventure and life’s lessons.

The characters are developed in a way the reader really connects with each of them. The background scenes are very well portrayed. The Book Cover and Title are both eye-catching and “fitting”. The only literary criticism I have is it seemed slightly dragged out in building momentum. Not affecting the rating, personally, I did not like the profanity and obsessive sexuality, although there were not explicit scenes.

The story earns a Four and a half stars rating, literarily.
*This book was gifted me but I am in now way compelled to post a positive review. This is my honest review.

Other Books in the Series

Lost Time (Between Two Evils #2)
D.L. Orton

Adult Sci-Fi Romance, Dystopian
Hardcover, Paperback & ebook, 222 pages
July 1st 2016 by Rocky Mountain Press

If someone took everything you live for, how far would you go to get it back?

When a faulty time machine deposits Diego at the top of a pine tree, he knows he’s in the wrong place–but has no idea he’s in the wrong time. Naked and shivering in the chilly mountain air, he attempts to climb down, but slips, whacks his head, and falls into oblivion.

He wakes up inside a darkened room, crippled and disheartened, and must come to grips with the realization that he is marooned in a bleak alternate future. In this universe, what remains of the human race is trapped inside a handful of aging biodomes. With his mission failed, his world destroyed, and the one woman he loves, dead, he can find no reason to go on living.

But Lani, the emotionally scarred doctor who finds him, refuses to let him die, and as Diego heals, their relationship becomes… complicated. He struggles to let go of the past but is unable to get Isabel out of his head–or his heart. Just when it seems he may be able to find some measure of happiness in a world teetering on the edge of extinction…

Another note arrives from the future: Isabel is alive–but not for long…

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Dead Time (Between Two Evils  #3)
D.L. Orton

Adult Sci-Fi Romance, Dystopian
Paperback & ebook, 414 pages
April 15th 2017 by Rocky Mountain Press

If someone took everything you live for, how far would you go to get it back?

From award-winning author D. L. ORTON comes book three in the Between Two Evils series…

Shannon fights to stay alive inside a rogue biodome and discovers something totally unexpected… Peter. Lani is forced into the role of the reluctant heroine but rediscovers her street-kid mojo and sets out to find everything she’s lost. Diego receives another dirty sock (and a note) from the poorly aimed fireball express: “The window between universes is closing.” If Diego has any hope of getting back to Iz, he must get to the Magic Kingdom and power up the time machine before it’s too late.

What could possibly go wrong?

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About the Author

D.L. ORTON is the BEST-SELLING author of the BETWEEN TWO EVILS book series. She lives in the Rocky Mountains where she and her husband are raising three boys, a golden retriever, two Siberian cats, and an extremely long-lived Triops. In her spare time, she’s building a time machine so that someone can go back and do the laundry.

Ms. Orton is a graduate of Stanford University’s Writers Workshop and a past editor of “Top of the Western Staircase,” a literary publication of the University of Colorado at Boulder. The author has a number of short stories published in traditional and online literary magazines, including Literotica, Melusine, Cosmoetica, The Ranfurly Review, and Catalyst Press.

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Tour Schedule
April 16th: Launch
April 17th: Reading for the Stars and MoonStormy Nights Reviewing & Bloggin’ Hearts & Scribbles
April 18th: I Love Books
April 19th: Rockin’ Book Reviews
April 20th: Kindle and Me & Wishful Endings
April 21st: Zerina Blossom’s Books
April 23rd: Celticlady’s Reviews
April 24th: deal sharing aunt & Colorimetry
April 25th: fuonlyknew Angels With Attitude Book Reviews
April 26th: Bookworm Lisa
April 27th: Booklove
April 28th: Grand Finale

Grab Our Button!Tour Giveaway

– 1 winner will receive a $25 Amazon eGift Card (open internationally)
– 1 winner will receive the Between Two Evils series, which includes Crossing in Time, Lost Time, and Dead Time (print if US, Kindle copies if international)

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3 Comments

  • D. L. Orton April 19, 2017 at 5:15 pm

    Thanks for the shout-out, Lu Ann! 😘
    Your readers can grab a copy of the 1st book in the series for 99 cents today (67% OFF)!
    http://amzn.to/1SIZlxT

    • LAWonder10 April 19, 2017 at 5:19 pm

      Thank you, D. L.! It was my pleasure to assist in getting the word out!
      Lu Ann

  • Julie Waldron April 23, 2017 at 3:32 pm

    These sounds like great books. I love the covers, so mysterious.