I am so unbelievably excited to share the cover of Hard Hats and Doormats, the debut novel from Laura Chapman. I've been a fan of Laura's blog, Change the Word, for ages and we've become "virtual besties" over the last couple of years. I knew she had been working on her own novel and I am so proud of her for finally publishing it! She's being published later this year by Marching Ink who has also published some of my favourite books by Samantha March and Cat Lavoie. I can't wait to read Laura's novel!
Here's the synopsis for Laura's debut novel:
Lexi Burke has always been a stickler for following rules and procedures. As a human resources manager for a leading Gulf Coast chemical company, it’s her job to make sure everyone else falls in line, too.
But after losing out on a big promotion––because her boss sees her as too much of a yes-woman––Lexi adopts a new policy of following her heart instead of the fine print. And her heart knows what it wants: Jason Beaumont, a workplace crush who is off limits based on her previous protocol.
While navigating a new romance and interoffice politics, Lexi must find the confidence to stand on her own or face a lifetime of following someone else’s orders.
Who says nice girls have to finish last?
Are you ready for the cover? *drum roll*
Oooh! Ahhh! :) I'd definitely be interested to see what this book was about if I saw it on a shelf!
To celebrate the cover reveal, Laura is sharing behind-the-scenes tidbits about the making of Hard Hats and Doormats here and on other blogs with her “Hard Hat Confessions.” I absolutely love this idea!
Visit Laura's site for more “Hard Hat Confessions.”
Laura Chapman found a way to mix her love of romance and humor as a women’s fiction author and blogger. A 2008 graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Laura studied journalism, English and history. She traveled across the United States as a writer/photographer before settling into a career in communications. She also maintains Change the Word, a blog devoted to promoting women’s fiction and documenting her experiences as a writer. Born and raised in Nebraska – in a city, not on a farm – she is a devoted fan of football, British period drama, writing in bars and her cats, Jane and Bingley. Hard Hats and Doormats is her debut novel.
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