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No Strings Attached

December 9, 2010 - - 11 Comments

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From the back cover:

Carla is a whiz at her job: she’s efficient, reliable, and a total genius when it comes to putting something together at the last minute. The snag is she’s single and turning the big three-oh in a few months. Her girl best friend (yes, she’s married just like the other girls in Carla’s barkada) keeps trying to set her up with stable banker-types, while her guy best friend (single – the other single one) encourages her to play the field – no strings attached.

Then, through no set up or extraordinary circumstance, Carla meets Dante. Hot, smug, sexy Dante. Definitely not a banker-type and seemingly too good to be true. So there’s got to be a catch. There is. He’s five years younger. Is the universe telling Carla to finally let loose and enjoy a fling with a younger man? Or is there a lot more to this awkward situation that she bargained for?

My second novel with Summit Books is out now. Hope you’re all in a book-buying mood. 🙂

This was the work that I had originally talked about in this blog, but under a different working title. I’m happy with the title change, though, and appreciate that there’s a lot of feedback and care behind getting these books out.

Some shoutouts:

Editor Ines and Publisher Aueeie: It’s hard work, what you do. But I’m so glad you make the effort. I hope it’s fun rather than frustrating on most days. 🙂
Abi Goy at Studio Dialogo: Excellent cover!
Husband Michael A.R. Co for the help with the not-girly stuff.
Certain friends (they should know who they are) for suggesting the concept.
Chris for answering my odd questions.

Thank you for the support and encouragement. 🙂

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11 Comments

  • dementedchris

    December 13, 2010 at 7:22 pm, Reply

    Congratulations, Mina! 🙂 I'm looking forward to reading this. 🙂

  • Mina

    December 13, 2010 at 8:00 pm, Reply

    Thanks, dementedchris!

  • Anonymous

    December 29, 2010 at 2:55 am, Reply

    Just finished reading the book. I have read "My Imaginary Ex" as well, love your works. Please do write more.:)

  • Mina

    December 29, 2010 at 10:11 am, Reply

    Thank you, Anonymous! Trying to do that, yes. 🙂

  • hello_stranger

    January 6, 2011 at 8:53 am, Reply

    lots of fun! sooo can relate to this ;0

  • Mina

    January 7, 2011 at 4:45 pm, Reply

    Thank you, hello_stranger! 🙂 Happy for you if your life is that exciting, heehee.

  • Riz

    February 15, 2011 at 12:52 am, Reply

    I was in the mall yesterday doing my usually stroll in the bookstore when this little book caught my eye. The first thing I noticed was the name of the Author and I immediately (almost instinctively) grabbed it. Didn't really think twice on buying it because I just LOVE 'My Imaginary Ex' to death and judging by the title it will be as kick-ass as that one. Sure enough, it didn't

  • Mina

    February 15, 2011 at 8:52 am, Reply

    Riz, thank you for dropping by and sharing, this really made my day! I hope you have fun and rock your life, whatever it sends your way. 🙂

  • HsStudent :)

    August 8, 2011 at 7:25 pm, Reply

    This book is awesome. I already finished reading it. And guess what? I used it in our school project(book-reporting). By the way, thanks for making this book! More powers 😉

  • manimefrancess

    September 14, 2011 at 12:03 am, Reply

    Hi! I saw your book on top of a NBS shelf yesterday and bought it because I'd heard a lot about it. And boy did I enjoy it! I started reading late at night and finished at about 1AM. Congrats, I think it was really good and unlike generic romances really had that 'kilig' factor going on between the hero and heroine. I just lent the book to my roommate, she's reading it now.:D I

  • Mina

    September 14, 2011 at 7:51 am, Reply

    Thank you, manimefrancess! I should look into that option nga, so it's easier for readers here…

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Mina V. Esguerra writes contemporary romance, young adult, and new adult novellas. Through her blog Publishing in Pajamas (minavesguerra.com), she documents her experiments in publishing.
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