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Ella’s Promise Virtual Book Tour
I’ll be touring virtually with my new book beginning this week on November 3 and ending November 15th!
Virtual Book Tour Stops/Links
November 3 Carolyn Astfalk My Scribbler’s Heart Blog
November 4 Steven McEvoy Book Reviews and More
November 5 Theresa Linden Catholic Books Blog
November 6 Therese Heckenkamp
November 7 Patrice MacArthur
November 8 Amanda Lauer
November 9 Sarah Reinhard
November 10 Jean Egolf
November 12 Leslea Wahl
November 13 Trisha Potter
November 14 The Yeoman Farmer, Christopher Blunt
November 15 Plot Line and Sinker
Ella’s Promise Now Available on #Kindle
My newest book, Ella’s Promise, is now available on #Kindle.
The print edition will be available next week.
Synopsis: When she joins the war effort during the Great War, American nurse Ella Neumann doesn’t see allies or enemies. The daughter of German immigrants, all soldiers — Allies or Axis — are human beings in need of care. A promise to herself and a promise made to her by an enemy officer become the catalyst for the life she plans to lead after the war. But a handsome Canadian soldier may complicate her plans. In this third installment of the Great War – Great Love series, join Ella in a tale of promises, betrayal and unconditional love.
“An enjoyable read that fans of historical fiction are sure to love.” Theresa Linden, author of contemporary romance Anyone But Him
“Ella‘s Promise is a story of love tested through war-time confusion and pain, enduring into a new hope for a better future.” A.K. Frailey, author of historical and science fiction novels
“Readers will love this third installment of the Great War Great Love series with espionage, romance, faith and determination all set amidst the backdrop of wartime France.” Carolyn Astfalk, author of Ornamental Graces
“Another great read in an excellent series,” Steven McEvoy, Book Reviews and More
Remembrance Day – Veterans Day 2017 (Julia’s Gifts VBT)
My novel, Julia’s Gifts, is a World War 1 Romance and the first of the Great War Great Love series. It is available on Kindle and in paperback. I’m currently in the midst of a Virtual Book Tour. Check out all the links here. The summaries of the other two books in the series are as follows:
Charlotte’s Honor is Book #2 and takes place at approximately the same time as Julia’s Gifts, but focuses on a different female protagonist, Charlotte, who finds her purpose in live when she begins working in the death ward and holding men’s hands as they die. She is attracted to Canadian Dr. Paul Kilgallen. During an advance by the enemy, everyone at the field hospital evacuates, except for Charlotte and Dr. K. They remain hidden in the basement of the chateau to take care of the terminally ill men and those soldiers who can’t be moved. Charlotte becomes convinced that Paul is her own “beloved.” But when she loses contact with Paul, she fears not only for his safety, but begins to doubt his love for her. Charlotte’s Honor will be released in late 2018.
Ella’s Promise is Book #3 in the series. It is about the daughter of German immigrants, Ella, an American nurse who (because of the time period) was discouraged from continuing on in her studies to be a doctor. She works as a nurse for three years in Philadelphia but reads medical books every opportunity she gets. During the Great War, she travels to Le Treport, France to work at the American-run hospital. She meets her own beloved in the last place she would expect to meet him. Ella’s Promise will be released in mid-2019.
Remembrance Day/Veterans Day
Today is also a day to remember those who served in wars. I’d like to remember in a special way my father, father-in-law and stepfather (all now deceased). Each served their country in war: my father-in-law was in the United States Air Force during World War II and was ‘Missing in Action’ for months, my father and stepfather (my father’s first cousin) both served in Korea. Today is also my father’s birthday. He died in 1978 at the age of 49.
Remembering Tony An article about my father-in-law, who was a gunner for the USAF in WW II. He was shot down over Yugoslavia, near his father’s birthplace.
Remembering Dad A tribute to my own father, who served in both the USMC and the United States Army, and who died when I was 18.
This last post is a special way to remember, with fondness, the three father figures in my life: Remembrance Day/Veterans Day 2009
Lest We Forget…