Saturday, May 2, 2020

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Between Two Evils by DL Orton - Book Tour + Giveaway


Crossing in Time 
Between Two Evils Book 1 
by D.L. Orton 
Genre: Action-Adventure, Dystopian, Time Travel, Love Story 


The past isn't over, it's an opening. The future isn't hidden, it's a trap.
If she ever wants to see him again, she'll have to take the risk...

Publishers Weekly Starred Review: "Funny, Romantic & Harrowing!"

When offered a one-way trip to the past, Iz sacrifices everything for a chance to change her dystopian future—and see her murdered lover one last time.

After a perilous journey through a black hole, she wakes up on a tropical beach, buck naked and mortally wounded—but twenty years younger! With only hours to live, she must convince an enraptured but skeptical twenty-something guy to fix their future relationship and thereby save the planet (no one is quite sure why.)

But it's easier said than done, as success means losing him to a brainy, smart-mouthed bombshell (her younger self), and that's a heartbreaker, save the world or not.

Across the infinite expanse of space and time, love endures...

(Unfortunately, it’s not going to be enough.)

FALL INTO THIS EDGY, action-packed, darkly comedic, dystopian love story, and be prepared to encounter a finicky time machine, a mysterious seashell, and a very clever dog (some sex, some swearing, some violence, but no vampires and absolutely no ditzes.)

Content Warning!
This book contains material that may be disturbing to some, and in movie form, would be rated NC-17 for strong language, nudity, sexual situations, and violence (including attempted sexual assault, abduction, intense danger, miscarriage, confinement, a pandemic, religious fanaticism (Christian), government malevolence, and death).
Reader discretion is advised. 

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Lost Time 
Between Two Evils Book 2 


From the award-winning author D. L. ORTON comes book two in the Between Two Evils Series...

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 towering evergreen, he knows he's in the wrong place—but has no idea he's also in the wrong time. Naked and shivering in the primeval forest, he attempts to climb down—but slips, whacks his head on a branch, and tumbles into oblivion.

He awakens 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.

Except Lani, the emotionally scarred doctor who must put Diego's broken body back together, 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 his past: Isabel is alive—but not for long. Find the time machine, and go home before it's too late...

~ Hoffer Book Award Grand Prize shortlist
~ Colorado Book Award finalist 




Dead Time 
Between Two Evils Book 3 


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? 


Q. Who helped you in writing the book, and what are their contributions?
Every person I’ve spent time talking with changed me in some way. Their life spilled over into mine, and that made my life richer. Those people are all in my books. (You’ve been warned!)
As part of my publishing journey, I took full advantage of many talented pros. I list them all on the copyright pages of my books, but the one I lean on the most is my editor, Dave Taylor, at theditors.com. He refuses to let me get away with anything but my best.

Q. How is your book going to inspire readers?
In my mind, the characters are ordinary people thrown into extraordinary circumstances. Diego is NOT a rich, powerful, manipulative Alpha with a helicopter and a riding crop. (Yikes!) Nor is he a gorgeous, super-human vampire who sparkles in the sun and would happily spend his life watching me sleep (so creepy!) Nevertheless, Diego’s love for Isabel is a powerful force in his life, and when required, he finds the strength to do amazing things for her. Look around you, the world is full of ordinary people who step up and do heroic things when given a chance.
What's the take-away from my books? Don't take the one you love for granted. At any moment, he or she could be taken away from you, and time machines are pretty hard to come by these days. So, go put your arms around someone you love and just enjoy the moment. The journey really IS the reward.  

Q. If you are given the chance to change one thing in your book what would it be?
I’ll let you know after I finish writing the last book in the series and someone discovers a plot hole big enough to fly the Death Star through.

Q. Which books have inspired you the most, in the journey of writing this book?
When I was 6, Black Beauty changed my life. My grandmother read it to me, and I have loved books, horses, and seeing the world through another’s eyes ever since.

In 4th grade, my schoolteacher read A Wrinkle In Time to the class, and I fell hard for Charles Wallace, resisting peer pressure, and science fiction.

In middle school, I carried Richard Bach's Illusions around in my backpack (and in my heart): "The world is your exercise book, the pages on which you do your sums. It is not reality, though you may express reality there if you wish. You are also free to write lies, or nonsense, or to tear the pages." I work very hard not to tear the pages.

In college, Time Enough for Love and Childhood's End spoke to me (along with The Hite Report, lol).

Today, if someone asks what my favorite book is, the answer is likely the last book I read cover to cover: It's a zombie story, and I NEVER read zombie books, but this one is so well done! The science in it is cool, and the women are kick-ass. It starts with this little girl locked up in a wheelchair...

Q. What is the best advice, you would give for writers who are trying to write a book?
It actually comes from Stephen King: “If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot. There's no way around these two things, no shortcut.”

And the next best advice: Murder the hero, terrify the children, torture the heroine, bestow fame and riches on the villain, and set the whole damn city on fire, but whatever you do, (don't draw cartoons of bearded dead guys and) don't shoot the dog.

Q. What are your hobbies?
Hobbies? Those are things that people who don’t write books have. 😜
After you finish work (so you can pay your bills), do the grocery shopping, make dinner, clean up the dog barf in the den, do a couple loads of laundry, load the dishwasher, help with homework, tuck the kids in bed, brush the cat, pour yourself a glass of wine, and reintroduce yourself to your spouse, there’s not a lot of time left in a day. And if there is, then you write. (It took me ten years to write the first book!)





DL ORTON, THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR of the BETWEEN TWO EVILS series, lives in the foothills of the Rockies where she and her husband are raising three boys, a golden retriever, two Siberian cats, and an extremely long-lived Triops. ?￰゚マᄑ‍♂️ 

In her spare time, she's building a time machine so that someone can go back and do the laundry. 




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