Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Great Escapes Virtual Book Tours Presents: The Wilderness Trap (Southwest Exposure Mysteries) by Jodi Linton

About The Wilderness Trap

The Wilderness Trap (Southwest Exposure Mysteries)
Cozy Mystery
5th in Series
Setting – Bushwhack, New Mexico
Independently Published (February 28, 2024)
Print length ‏ : ‎ 164 pages
Digital ASIN ‏ : ‎ B0CL34N9JJ


Don’t Just Book An Outdoor Adventure. Find Every BODY.

Andie Sullivan, Bushwhack’s true crime obsessed outdoor guide, never thought her old nemesis would be running the elementary school career day. She was supposed to discuss the great wonders of the outdoors, but when questions are brought up about her crime solving side gig, some locals aren’t impressed.

When career day turns to actual MURDER…Andie finds herself on the case, looking for clues only to discover Bushwhack’s most recent murder investigation might be connected to a decades old cold case.

Andie teams up with hunky boyfriend, sheriff Zac Mars, to piece together the elaborate puzzle, but finds herself tangled up in a web of lies. Can she juggle a thriving outdoor company, a blooming relationship with the town sheriff, and find her latest suspect before life comes crashing down leading the killer straight to her?

About Jodi Linton

USA Today Bestselling author Jodi Linton pens funny romances, whodunnits, and thrillers. She is the author of the Southwest Exposure Cozy Mystery Series, The Deputy Laney Briggs Series, and several standalone romances. She lives in the city with her husband and two teens. When she isn’t writing her next page-turner, she teaches and hikes.

Website: jodilintonbooks.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JodiLintonBooks/

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March 5 – The Mystery Section – SPOTLIGHT

March 6 – Hearts & Scribbles – SPOTLIGHT

March 6 – Read Your Writes Book Reviews – AUTHOR GUEST POST

March 7 – Christy’s Cozy Corners – AUTHOR INTERVIEW

March 8 – Celticlady’s Reviews – SPOTLIGHT

March 9 – Reading Is My SuperPower – REVIEW

March 10 – Cozy Up With Kathy – AUTHOR GUEST POST

March 11 – Sarah Can’t Stop Reading Books – REVIEW  

March 12 – Literary Gold – SPOTLIGHT

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Tuesday, February 27, 2024

The Rumor Game by Thomas Mullen

 

Reporter Anne Lemire writes the Rumor Clinic, a newspaper column that disproves the many harmful rumors floating around town, some of them spread by Axis spies and others just gossip mixed with fear and ignorance. Tired of chasing silly rumors about Rosie Riveters' safety on the job, she wants to write about something bigger.

Special Agent Devon Mulvey, one of the few Catholics at the FBI, spends his weekdays preventing industrial sabotage and his Sundays spying on clerics with suspect loyalties—and he spends his evenings wooing the many lonely women whose husbands are off at war.

When Anne’s story about Nazi propaganda intersects with Devon’s investigation into the death of a factory worker, the two are led down a dangerous trail of espionage, organized crime, and domestic fascism—one that implicates their own tangled pasts and threatens to engulf the city in violence.

With vibrant historical atmosphere and a riveting mystery that illuminates still-timely issues about disinformation and power, Thomas Mullen delivers another powerful thriller.

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About The Author


 Thomas Mullen is the author of Darktown, an NPR Best Book of the Year, which has been shortlisted for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the Southern Book Prize, the Indies Choice Book Award, has been nominated for two Crime Writers Association Dagger Awards, and is being developed for television by Sony Pictures with executive producer Jamie Foxx; The Last Town on Earth, which was named Best Debut Novel of 2006 by USA Today and was awarded the James Fenimore Cooper Prize for excellence in historical fiction; The Many Deaths of the Firefly Brothers; and The Revisionists. He lives in Atlanta with his wife and sons.

 

My Review


While this is a fictional read, there is a lot of truth built into this book.
This is WWII time, and we are in an area of the country that wants us to isolate from what is going on in the rest of the world, and the spread of hate for a religion.
We are given a bit of romance, family drama, and actual gangs beating up and hurting others, we thought this was only in Europe.
This is an eye opener for me, yes, my family lived in this area at that time, and yes, they were of the same faith and nationality. Sad.
I found this a page turner, and had a hard time putting it down, and it helped me understand remarks made in the past! I love the the drama of romance against family, and we are there for the decisions!
Don't forget to read the author's notes!
I received this book through Net Galley and the Publisher St. Martin's Press, and was not required to give a positive review. 

Sisters of Belfast: A Novel by Melanie Maure

 


In the spirit of Heather Morris, Kate Quinn, and Pam Jenoff, an enthralling and deeply moving story that begins during World War II, about orphaned twin sisters in Ireland whose lives diverge for decades, until fate—and faith—reunite them in the twilight of their lives.

Orphaned during the Second World War, Aelish and Isabel McGuire—known as the twins of Belfast—are given over to the austere care of the Sisters of Bethlehem. Though they are each all the other has, the girls are propelled in opposite directions as they grow up. Rebellious Isabel turns her back on the church and Ireland, traveling to Newfoundland where she pursues a perilous yet independent life. Devout Aelish chooses to remain in Northern Ireland and takes the veil, burying painful truths beneath years of silence. For decades the two are separated, each unaware of the other’s life. But after years of isolation Aelish is unexpectedly summoned to Newfoundland, where she and her estranged sister begin to bridge the chasm between them.

Reunion brings to light the painful secrets and seismic deceptions that have kept these sisters apart, leaving the McGuire twins to begin reconstructing their understanding about themselves as women and as family–what they know of love, hope, and above all, forgiveness.

A story of faith—in religion, in the world, and in one another—Sisters of Belfast is a heartbreaking, tragic, and deeply moving novel about survival and the enduring power of sisterhood.

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About The Author


 Melanie Maure is, above all else, a woman who values self-determination and reverence for the female Irish ancestors upon whose shoulders she now stands, free to express herself as a debut novelist, psychotherapist, and a Life Coach. Whether obtaining a master’s in psychology in 2010, driving McLaren race cars on icy racetracks in Finland in 2016, travelling solo through Vietnam in 2018, and Ireland in 2010 and 2023 Melanie has and continues to live life with a clear, albeit troubled understanding that these experiences are precious for women. And so, she uses her freedom, her voice, and the wisdom of her ancestors to tell stories of perplexing injustices that need to be exposed and brought to healing. Melanie can be found skiing, biking or hiking with her partner and her dog in the mountainous Kootenay Region of British Columbia, Canada when she is not writing or coaching. This is her home, her playground, her inspiration.

 

My Review


 

This book starts out during WWII with the evil of Europe bombing and killing twin girls parents, thus they end up in a Catholic orphanage. Should have a good life, right?
Although, this is a fictional read, it is based on fact and makes me cringe, the covered up atrocities. We have Aelish and Isabel McGuire growing up here under such harsh conditions, and we follow their lives separately, one escapes, and the other ends up taking vows.
We are there as they reunite, and follow them as adults and secrets start to fall. Be sure to read the author's notes, so so sad.
I received this book through Net Galley and the Publisher Harper Paperback, and was not required to give a positive review.

Monday, February 26, 2024

Great Escapes Virtual Book Tours Presents: Murder in Masquerade (A Lady of Letters Mystery) by Mary Winters

 


Murder in Masquerade (A Lady of Letters Mystery)
by Mary Winters

About Murder in Masquerade


Murder in Masquerade (A Lady of Letters Mystery)
Historical Cozy Mystery
2nd in Series
Setting – London, 1860
Publisher ‏ : ‎ Berkley (February 20, 2024)
Paperback ‏ : ‎ 336 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0593548787
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0593548783
Kindle ASIN ‏ : ‎ B0C5V8FY7P

Extra, extra, read all about it! Countess turned advice columnist Amelia Amesbury finds herself playing the role of sleuth when a night at the theatre turns deadly.

Victorian Countess Amelia Amesbury’s secret hobby, writing an advice column for a London penny paper, has gotten her into hot water before. After all, Amelia will do whatever it takes to help a reader in need. But now, handsome marquis Simon Bainbridge desperately requires her assistance. His beloved younger sister, Marielle, has written Amelia’s Lady Agony column seeking advice on her plans to elope with a man her family does not approve of. Determined to save his sister from a scoundrel and the family from scandal, Simon asks Amelia to dissuade Marielle from the ill-advised gambit.

But when the scoundrel makes an untimely exit after a performance of Verdi’s Rigoletto, Amelia realizes there’s much more at stake than saving a young woman’s reputation from ruin. It’s going to take more than her letter-writing skills to help the dashing marquis, mend the familial bond, and find the murderer. Luckily, solving problems is her specialty!

About Mary Winters

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Mary Winters is the author of the Lady of Letters historical mystery series. She also writes cozy mysteries under the name Mary Angela. A longtime reader and fan of historical fiction, Mary set her latest work in Victorian England after being inspired by a trip to London. Since then, she’s been busily planning her next mystery—and another trip! Find out more about Mary and her writing, reading, and teaching at marywintersauthor.com.

Author Links
Website http://www.Marywintersauthor.com
Blog http://www.Marywintersauthor.com/blog
Facebook http://www.Facebook.com/marywintersauthor
Instagram http://www.Instagram.com/marywintersauthor
GoodReads https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/157979415-murder-in-masquerade

Purchase Links – AmazonB&NBAMBookshop.orgPowell’s BooksHudson Booksellers

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February 20 – Sarah Can’t Stop Reading Books – REVIEW  

February 21 – Mystery, Thrillers, and Suspense – SPOTLIGHT

February 21 – Jane Reads – REVIEW

February 22 – Literary Gold – SPOTLIGHT

February 22 – fundinmental– SPOTLIGHT

February 23 – Christy’s Cozy Corners – REVIEW

February 23 – Sapphyria’s Book Reviews – SPOTLIGHT

February 24 – Reading Is My SuperPower – REVIEW

February 24 – Guatemala Paula Loves to Read – REVIEW

February 25 – The Mystery Section – SPOTLGHT

February 26 – Celticlady’s Reviews – SPOTLIGHT

February 26 – Maureen’s Musings – SPOTLIGHT

February 27 – StoreyBook Reviews – CHARACTER GUEST POST

February 28 – Novels Alive – REVIEW

February 28 – Cassidy’s Bookshelves – SPOTLIGHT

February 29 – Ascroft, eh? – AUTHOR INTERVIEW

March 1 – FUONLYKNEW – SPOTLIGHT

March 1 – View from the Birdhouse – REVIEW

March 2 – The Mystery of Writing – SPOTLIGHT

March 2 – Review Thick And Thin – REVIEW

March 2 – Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book – SPOTLIGHT

March 3 – Cozy Up With Kathy – REVIEW

March 4 – #BRVL Book Review Virginia Lee – SPOTLIGHT

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Sunday, February 25, 2024

Great Escapes Virtual Book Tours Presents: Murder Under A Honey Moon: A 1930s Mona Moon Historical Cozy Mystery by Abigail Keam

 


Murder Under A Honey Moon:
A 1930s Mona Moon Historical Cozy Mystery
by Abigail Keam

About Murder Under A Honey Moon


Murder Under A Honey Moon: A 1930s Mona Moon Historical Cozy Mystery
Historical Cozy Mystery
12th in Series
Setting – On the RMS Majesty ocean liner in the Atlantic
Worker Bee Press (February 19, 2024)
Print length ‏ : ‎ 250 pages
Digital ASIN ‏ : ‎ B0BZM4YVF4

Mona Moon and her new husband, Robert Farley, Duke of Brynelleth, are on their honeymoon at last. They have just boarded the RMS Majesty ocean liner. The couple are looking forward to visiting Robert’s ancestral English home, Brynelleth, and then off to Paris before winding up on the Italian Riviera. After a romantic evening of dancing until the wee hours of the night, Mona and Robert discover their suite has been ransacked and Mona’s jewelry, supposedly secured in their stateroom, has been stolen.

Mona is horrified, as some of the jewelry belongs to the Brynelleth Estate and were cherished pieces of Robert’s mother. The ship’s crew searches the ocean liner, and a gold brooch turns up in a bartender’s cabin. It is the same bartender who served Mona earlier in the evening. The only problem is the bartender has been murdered and the rest of the jewelry is still missing.

 

About Abigail Keam

Award-winning author Abigail Keam writes the Mona Moon Mystery Series—a rags-to-riches 1930s mystery series, which includes real people and events into the story line. “I am a student of history and love to insert historical information into my mysteries. There is an addendum at the end of the mystery to give more information. My goal is to entertain my readers, but if they learn a little something along the way—well, then we are both happy.”

Miss Abigail currently lives on the Palisades bordering the Kentucky River in a metal house with her husband and various critters.

THE MONA MOON MYSTERY SERIES

1930s Historical Mysteries

Murder Under A Blue Moon I

Murder Under A Blood Moon II

Murder Under A Bad Moon III

Murder Under A Silver Moon IV

Murder Under A Wolf Moon V

Murder Under A Black Moon VI

Murder Under A Full Moon VII

Murder Under A New Moon VIII

Murder Under A English Moon IX

Murder Under A British Moon X

Murder Under A Bridal Moon XI

Murder Under A Honeymoon XII

Author Links

Official Site      http://www.abigailkeam.com/ 

Facebook    https://www.facebook.com/author.abigailkeam/

Instagram    https://www.instagram.com/abigailkeamauthor/

Pinterest      https://www.pinterest.com/abigailkeam/

Amazon      https://www.amazon.com/Abigail-Keam/e/B0045PEGUQ

TikTok         https://www.tiktok.com/@abigailkeam

Purchase Links –   Amazon –   Barnes and Noble –  AppleKobo – 

AWARDS
2010 Gold Medal Award from Readers’ Favorite for Death By A HoneyBee
2011 Gold Medal Award from Readers’ Favorite for Death By Drowning
2011 USA BOOK NEWS-Best Books List of 2011 as a Finalist for Death By Drowning
2011 USA BOOK NEWS-Best Books List of 2011 as a Finalist for Death By A HoneyBee
2017 Finalist from Readers’ Favorite for Death By Design
2019 Honorable Mention from Readers’ Favorite for Death By Stalking
2019 Top 10 Mystery Novels from Kings River Life Magazine for Murder Under A Blue Moon2
2019 Honorable Mention from Readers’ Favorite for Death By Stalking: A Josiah Reynolds Mystery
2019 Top 10 Mystery Novels from Kings River Life Magazine for Murder Under A Blue Moon: A 1930s Mona Moon Mystery
2020 Imadjinn Award for Best Mystery – Death By Stalking: A Josiah Reynolds Mystery
2022 Finalist in Killer Nashville Silver Falchion Finalist for Best Historical Category – Murder Under A Full Moon
2022 Finalist for the Killer Nashville Silver Falchion Award for Best Historical Category – Murder Under A New Moon
2022 Death By Chance: A Josiah Reynolds Mystery Killer Nashville Silver Falchion Finalist for Best Cozy Mystery
2022 Top Ten Mystery Novel by Kings River Life Magazine for Murder Under A Bridal Moon: A 1930s Mona Moon Mystery
2022 Top Ten Mystery Novel by Kings River Life Magazine for Murder Under A British Moon: A 1930s Mona Moon Mystery

TOUR PARTICIPANTS

February 19 – Guatemala Paula Loves to Read – SPOTLIGHT

February 19 – StoreyBook Reviews – AUTHOR GUEST POST

February 19 – Eskimo Princess Book Reviews – SPOTLIGHT

February 20 – Mystery, Thrillers, and Suspense – SPOTLIGHT  

February 20 – Literary Gold – SPOTLIGHT

February 20 – Celticlady’s Reviews – SPOTLIGHT

February 21 – FUONLYKNEW – SPOTLIGHT

February 21 – Baroness Book Trove – SPOTLIGHT

February 21 – Sapphyria’s Book Reviews – SPOTLIGHT

February 22 – Christy’s Cozy Corners – AUTHOR GUEST POST

February 22 – Ascroft, eh? – CHARACTER GUEST POST

February 23 – Books to the Ceiling – SPOTLIGHT – PODCAST

February 23 – View from the Birdhouse – REVIEW

February 23 – Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book – AUTHOR INTERVIEW

February 24 – Elizabeth McKenna – Author – SPOTLIGHT

February 24 – MJB Reviewers – SPOTLIGHT

February 25 – #BRVL Book Review Virginia Lee – SPOTLIGHT

February 25 – Maureen’s Musings – SPOTLIGHT

February 25 – Brooke Blogs – SPOTLIGHT

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Thursday, February 22, 2024

Great Escapes Virtual Book Tours Presents: Mrs. Morris and the Mermaid (A Salem B&B Mystery) by Traci Wilton

 


Mrs. Morris and the Mermaid (A Salem B&B Mystery)
by Traci Wilton

About Mrs. Morris and the Mermaid


Mrs. Morris and the Mermaid (A Salem B&B Mystery)
Cozy Mystery
8th in Series
Setting – Massachusetts
Publisher ‏ : ‎ Kensington Cozies (February 20, 2024)
Mass Market Paperback ‏ : ‎ 368 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1496741390
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1496741394
Digital ASIN ‏ : ‎ B0C6FV91ML

Set in Salem, Massachusetts, this fun, cozy series sees a widowed B&B owner teaming up with a charming ghost to solve murders—an engaging read for fans who like a paranormal tinge to their mysteries.

Charlene and her handsome spectral friend, Dr. Jack Strathmore, are thrilled that their Salem, Massachusetts, B&B is overflowing with mermaids in advance of the town’s newest attraction—a mermaid parade! Retired Hollywood actress Trinity Powers has even agreed to appear on the lead float to commemorate her breakout role as the eponymous mermaid in the blockbuster cult classic, Sirena. The parade also features Trinity’s rival, an up-and-coming ingĂ©nue, who stars in the film’s recent (and somewhat controversial) reboot. Though their rabid fan clubs seem ready to tear each other—and the festivities—apart, the vying actresses are keeping it cool, for now . . .

But when Charlene discovers a mermaid murdered, she realizes a killer is out to steal the show. With the help of Jack and Detective Sam Holden, Charlene plunges into the case, determined to stop a killer from striking again . . .

About Traci Wilton

From cozy mysteries to seaside romance, USA Today bestselling author Traci Hall writes stories that captivate her readers. As a hybrid author with over sixty published works, Ms. Hall has a favorite tale for everyone. Mystery lovers, check out her Scottish Shire series, set in the seaside town of Nairn, or the Salem B&B Mystery series, as Traci Wilton. Her latest project is an Irish Castle cozy as Ellie Brannigan. Whether it’s her ever-popular By the Sea romances, an Appletree Cove sweet romance, or a fun who-done-it, Traci finds her inspiration in sunny South Florida, living right near the ocean.
Author Links

Website https://www.tracihall.com/

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/tracie.hall.35/

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/traciella/

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Traciwiltonauthor/

 Twitter https://twitter.com/tracihallauthor

Amazon https://amazon.com/author/tracihall

Instagram https://www.instagram.com/tracihallauthor/

Kensington  https://www.kensingtonbooks.com/author/traci-wilton/

Purchase Links – Amazon – Kindle  – Amazon – Paperback –  B&N – KoboBookshop.org

TOUR PARTICIPANTS

February 20 – Cozy Up With Kathy – REVIEW

February 20 – Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book – SPOTLIGHT WITH EXCERPT

February 21 – Literary Gold – SPOTLIGHT WITH EXCERPT

February 21 – Hearts & Scribbles – SPOTLIGHT

February 21 – fundinmental – SPOTLIGHT

February 22 – Maureen’s Musings – SPOTLIGHT

February 22 – Read Your Writes Book Reviews – SPOTLIGHT WITH EXCERPT

February 23 – Mystery, Thrillers, and Suspense – SPOTLIGHT

February 24 – Celticlady’s Reviews – SPOTLIGHT WITH EXCERPT

February 24 – MJB Reviews – SPOTLIGHT WITH EXCERPT

February 25 – Sapphyria’s Book Reviews – SPOTLIGHT

February 25 – FUONLYKNEW – SPOTLIGHT WITH EXCERPT

February 26 – #BRVL Book Review Virginia Lee – SPOTLIGHT

February 26 – Baroness Book Trove – SPOTLIGHT

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Celebrate Lit Presents: A Cherished Betrothal Author: Denise Weimer

 

About the Book

Book: A Cherished Betrothal

Author: Denise Weimer

Genre: Christian Historical Romance

Release Date: January 23, 2024

He rescued her once, but a chance at love will require the ultimate sacrifice.

Alexander Morris bears the childhood scars of the Long Canes massacre that killed his brother and father. Forced by his dark past into the lonely life of Georgia Ranger, Alexander joins the bordering South Carolina Rangers in their revolt against the Crown. When he’s posted to the fort erected to defend the community once decimated by the massacre, duty demands he court the loyalty of his sworn enemies, the fierce Cherokee warriors.

Elspeth Lawrence never forgot the boy who sacrificed himself for her at Long Canes—any more than she forgot the younger sister taken captive. She’s learned not only to forgive, but also to help minister to the Cherokees at her father’s mission. When Alex Morris arrives at nearby Fort Charlotte, Elspeth finds her memories—and her emotions—stirred. He doesn’t even remember her…or the long-ago attack. But the bitterness that simmers just beneath his stoic exterior—as well as her courtship by a local landowner—challenge their undeniable bond.

When Alex uncovers a long-held secret and a plot to sabotage patriot talks with the Cherokees, he must choose between his desire for revenge and his love for the girl he rescued long ago.

 

Click here to get your copy!

 

About the Author

North Georgia native Denise Weimer has authored over a dozen traditionally published novels and a number of novellas—historical and contemporary romance, romantic suspense, and time slip. As a freelance editor and Acquisitions & Editorial Liaison for Wild Heart Books, she’s helped other authors reach their publishing dreams. A wife and mother of two daughters, Denise always pauses for coffee, chocolate, and old houses.

 

 

 

 

More from Denise

That Event That Changed You Forever: The Backstory Catalyst of A Cherished Betrothal

Most of us can pinpoint it—a moment in time that forever altered us and the course of our lives. Maybe it was a place. Or a person. For good or bad, we can never go back to who we used to be. The good or bad depends on how we react to that moment, place, or person, doesn’t it? Whether we allow God to make us more like Him because of it.

Both the hero and heroine of my third novel in the Scouts of the Georgia Frontier, A Cherished Betrothal, live with such a moment. Experts in book plotting say our characters should have a dark moment in their backstory. For Alex Morris and Elspeth Lawrence, the Long Canes Massacre of 1760 is that dark moment. Together, they survived the attack of around a hundred Cherokee braves on a group of settlers fleeing across the South Carolina border into Georgia. Alex lost his father and brother, Elspeth her mother while her younger sister was taken captive. With the resilience of the Scots-Irish who formed a barrier between the colonies and the Native Americans, the Long Canes settlers returned to the border of South Carolina later that same year.

A Cherished Betrothal actually begins in 1775, with the South Carolina backcountry on the brink of revolution. Since the childhood attack, Alex has lost his sense of home. He draws his identity from his service as a Georgia and South Carolina Ranger (yes, this tale veers over the border into South Carolina and the fascinating history around the town of Ninety Six) and waits for the opportunity for revenge. He keeps his anger carefully banked, just as Elspeth hides her fear—especially when she has to face warriors who visit the mission for Cherokee children she runs with her minister father. She’s forgiven her enemies, but she can no more prevent her knees knocking upon sight of the braves than she can forget the boy who saved her life fifteen years ago.

It seems God has answered her prayers when Alex shows up at nearby Fort Charlotte. Only…he doesn’t remember her…or the dark moment that shaped both of their histories. Between Elspeth’s not-so-gentle pressure, a Cherokee boy Alex can’t shake as a shadow, and his commanders’ determination to court the Cherokees as allies for the Patriot cause, Alex is forced to look his past in the eye.

Pivoting between Fort Charlotte, the mission school, and the town of Ninety Six where Elspeth’s wealthy Loyalist admirer helps stir conflict, including the first battle of the Revolution in South Carolina, A Counterfeit Betrothal is a tale of unshakeable love and soul-deep healing. I loved this story so much when I was writing it, I wanted to move into Colonial Ninety Six. I hope you will too!

Blog Stops

Babbling Becky L’s Book Impressions, February 13

Blossoms and Blessings, February 14

Pause for Tales, February 15

Debbie’s Dusty Deliberations, February 15

Texas Book-aholic, February 16

Locks, Hooks and Books, February 17

Holly’s Book Corner, February 18

Gina Holder, Author and Blogger, February 19 (Author Interview)

The Lofty Pages, February 19

Life on Chickadee Lane, February 20

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Cover Lover Book Review, February 21

Truth and Grace Homeschool Academy, February 22

Happily Managing a Household of Boys, February 23

Books You Can Feel Good About, February 24

Simple Harvest Reads, February 25 (Guest Review from Donna Cline)

For Him and My Family, February 26

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Great Escapes Virtual Book Tours Presents: The Wilderness Trap (Southwest Exposure Mysteries) by Jodi Linton

About The Wilderness Trap The Wilderness Trap (Southwest Exposure Mysteries) Cozy Mystery 5th in Series Setting – Bushwh...