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Thursday, June 16, 2016

Scattered Seeds by Julie Doherty Book Tour and Giveaway







Scattered Seeds

Julie Doherty



Genre: Historical fiction, elements of romance



Publisher: Soul Mate Publishing



Date of Publication: April 27, 2016



ISBN: 1-68291-050-4

ASIN: B01E056H1Q



Number of pages: 339

Word Count: 100,000



Cover Artist: Fiona Jayde





Book Description:



In 18th century Ireland, drought forces Edward and Henry McConnell to assume false names and escape to America with the one valuable thing they still own–their ancestor’s gold torc.



Edward must leave love behind. Henry finds it in the foul belly of The Charming Hannah, only to lose it when an elusive trader purchases his sweetheart’s indenture.



With nothing but their broken hearts, a lame ox, and a torc they cannot sell without invoking a centuries-old curse, they head for the backcountry, where all hope rests upon getting their seed in the ground. Under constant threat of Indian attack, they endure crushing toil and hardship. By summer, they have wheat for their reward, and unexpected news of Henry’s lost love. They emerge from the wilderness and follow her trail to Philadelphia, unaware her cruel new master awaits them there, his heart set on obtaining the priceless torc they protect.







About the Author:



Julie Doherty expected to follow in her artist-father’s footsteps, but words, not oils, became her medium. Her novels have been called “romance with teeth” and “a sublime mix of history and suspense.”



Her marriage to a Glasgow-born Irishman means frequent visits to the Celtic countries, where she studies the culture that liberally flavors her stories. When not writing, she enjoys cooking over an open fire at her cabin, gardening, and hiking the ridges and valleys of rural Pennsylvania, where she lives just a short distance from the farm carved out of the wilderness by her 18th century “Scotch-Irish” ancestors.



She is a member of Romance Writers of America, Central Pennsylvania Romance Writers, Perry County Council of the Arts, and Clan Donald USA.



















Tour giveaway $30 Amazon gift card 5 free Kindle copies of SCATTERED SEEDS



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13 comments:

  1. thank you for the chance to win :

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  2. I love the historical aspect! Sounds like a great read!

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    1. Thank you! Give it a peek online. You can read the first five chapters for free at Amazon. Good luck in the giveaway!

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  3. Thanks for the spotlight. Good luck, everyone!

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  4. This looks like an awesome read!

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    1. I hope you give it a shot. Good luck in the giveaway!

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    1. Thank you. I wrote it to honor my ancestors. It will soon be 261 years since Edward and Henry McConnell boarded The Charming Hannah and sailed for the flourishing province of Pennsylvania. Good luck in the giveaway!

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    1. Thanks. Give it a try. You can read the first five chapters for free at Amazon. Good luck in the giveaway!

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  7. thanks for sharing about this book. it sounds great

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