Who Knew Detroit Could Be So Sexy?
April 12, 2018
There are lots of fun things to do in the Motor City. My favorites include
things like NOT getting mugged and NOT witnessing a gang killing because that's
all I hear about in today's news. City gone bankrupt. The terrors of 8 Mile. A
whole lot of empty urban landscape ready for filming the newest zombie
apocalypse movie. But Detroit still has a lot going on that's fun. Guess which
ones of the following are true.
- A great big tire on I-95. It was a Ferris wheel at the 1964/5 New York
World's Fair, but now has tread where the gondolas used to be.
- Motown Museum. A small shingle clad building where Motown's unique sound was
produced from 1957-1072. Any Marvin Gaye fans out there?
- The crumbling ruins of
- The Grande Ballroom, a place that once hosted jazz legends and psychedelic
- The Detroit Children's Zoo. Don't worry. There's a new exciting one on the
opposite side of Belle Isle, but the remains of this one are still visible.
- Michigan's Central Station – Hundreds of trains passed through there each
day…once upon a time
- The Heidleberg Project – One man's attempt to bring beauty to an urban
landscape by making abandoned buildings artistically exciting.
- Secret groups of shifters live there, getting their animal on while saving
the city one hot heroine at a time.
Answer: ALL ARE TRUE! …well, except for the Heidleberg Project. It's alive and
well as it tries to bring art to the community. https://www.heidelberg.org/
Personally, I love their bumper sticker that reads: Life Without Art is Stupid.
Perhaps you were wondering where the secret groups of shifters live? Well, if I
told you, it wouldn't be secret, would it? But you can learn more about them in
Alpha Unleashed, the first book set in Detroit in my Grizzlies Gone
Wild series. It begins a new trilogy of danger in the Motor City when someone
poisons the water and normal, everyday people start turning into shifters.
Fortunately, the women of Detroit are strong and determined, even in the face of
incredible happenings. Once they figure out the score—grizzly bears in
Detroit!—they're able to ride the rollercoaster that comes from loving a man who
is half animal and all sexy. Check out Fresh Fiction's Review here: http://freshfiction.com/book.php?id=93342
"Superbly crafted, smart, action-packed, innovative, thrilling: a winner all the
way." Fresh Fiction
"Alpha Unleashed is a fast-paced, wild bear-shifter ride! I loved it!" --- New
York Times bestselling author Jennifer Ashley
Leave a comment about what you'd like to do in Detroit (even if it's find the
secret lair of the grizzly bear shifters), and you could win e-copies of the
first Grizzlies Gone Wild trilogy.
Some men aren't meant to be tamed. Especially if they're Grizzlies Gone
YOU CAN'T KEEP A GOOD BEAR DOWN
Alyssa Nelson doesn't actually believe that Simon Gold is a shape-shifting
grizzly bear---until she sees it firsthand. Aaaaand the award for Totally
Surprising Changes goes to Simon Gold. But Alyssa doesn't have time to deal
with the fact that her ruggedly hot, long-time secret crush is a shifter . . .
not when her brother has turned into one, too.
After ten months in bear form, Simon is struggling. He's not ready to deal
with anyone, let alone the bold and gorgeous Alyssa. Mine, whispers his
bear. But all hell has broken loose in the Detroit shifter community, and it's
spreading to humans. Now Simon must face the darkest place of all: where bear
and man become one. And the only way he can make it back to his humanity is by
finding---and claiming---his mate.
[Forever Yours, On Sale: March 6, 2018, Paperback /
e-Book, ISBN: 9781538762097 / eISBN: 9781538762097]
Superbly crafted, smart, action-packed, innovative, thrilling: a winner all
Kathy Lyons is the wild, adventurous half of USA TODAY bestselling author
Jade Lee. A lover of all things fantastical, Kathy spent much of her childhood
in Narnia, Middle Earth, Amber, and Earthsea, just to name a few. There is
nothing she adores more than turning an ordinary day into something magical,
which is what happens all the time in her books. Winner of several industry
awards including the Prism—Best of the Best, Romantic Times Reviewer’s
Choice, and Fresh Fiction’s Steamiest Read, Kathy has published over
50 romance novels, and she’s just getting started.
What do you love about Detroit?
8 comments posted.
Re: Who Knew Detroit Could Be So Sexy?
I have heard wonderful things about the Detroit Institute
of Art and would love to wander through it.
(G. Bisbjerg 1:07pm April 12, 2018)
Oh that ferris wheel looks cool.... did not know about that...
(Colleen Conklin 1:13pm April 12, 2018)
Detroit's airport is very beautiful inside.
(Linda Harrison 12:44pm April 13, 2018)
I remember seeing that Ferris Wheel at the Worlds Fair. I
had little kids with me or I would have went on it. I love
(Gloria Zimmer 8:30am April 14, 2018)
(Melanie Rosen 5:35pm April 17, 2018)
Have not been there. But I would love big tire!
(Melanie Rosen 5:37pm April 17, 2018)
I will have to check out these sights. I had never heard of some of them.
(Tiffany Upperman 5:52pm April 17, 2018)
I’ve never been to Detroit but I’d love to go someday!
(Darlene Ryner 9:12pm April 17, 2018)
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