Spotlight: Collide by Gail McHugh + Book Trailer, Playlist and Paperback GIVEAWAY

A few weeks ago I saw Collide at Target. I made note of it and came home and looked it up. It had AMAZING reviews. I asked a few friends about it and they said they loved it. I had obviously been living under a rock because I hadn’t heard of it. That’s about to change because I picked up a copy and added it to my summer reading list. I have a feeling that Gavin is going to be a new book boyfriend! Read on to learn more and enter a giveaway.

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Collide (Collide #1) by Gail McHugh



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.


What others are saying about 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, New York 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.








Gail McHugh is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Collide and Pulse. She is the mother of three beautiful children and has been married to her husband for fifteen years.



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Other books in the COLLIDE series

Pulse (Collide #2)

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How do you keep existing when your heart is so splintered, so completely torn to shreds, your pulse is fading?

You’re…broken. How do you move forward when every breath is nothing more than a constant ache? Living becomes an insidious reminder that you threw away the single largest part of yourself. Your…soul. No amount of distraction can pull you from the torture of losing your…life.

Now that Emily Cooper has walked away from her first love, she finds herself running toward her only love. Unraveling fast, but clinging to hope, Emily risks all she has left on the man that has consumed her every thought and dream since the day they met. Will Gavin take her back? And if so, will their reunion be a collision of two hearts destined to complete one another and rekindle a love that knew no boundaries? Or will scars from their past rip open, tearing slowly at what each of them was meant to be? Can fate, the ultimate game changer, mend the shattered road it laid out from the start?

Only time will tell…


Pre-order PULSE in paperback or download an eBook today!

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If you’ve already loved Collide and Pulse, don’t forget to check out AMBER TO ASHES, Gail’s new book that will hit bookstores on November 4, 2014.

Amber to Ashes

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Enter to win a paperback copy of Collide by Gail McHugh. Winner will be contacted via email and have 24 hours to claim their prize. Ends 6/12/2014 at 12am CST. US/Canada only. Thank you for participating.

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