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Friday, August 8, 2014

New Book Alert Book Blast: Lies Told in Silence by M.K. Tod

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Lies Told in Silence by M.K. Tod
Paperback & e-Book, 394 pages
Tod Publishing
ISBN-10: 099196702X
Publication Date: June 29, 2014
Genre: Historical Fiction

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Book Blurb:

"In 1914 Paris half the city expects war while the other half scoffs at the possibility.

With knowledge gained from his role at the War Department, Henri Noisette fears that Germany may soon attack Paris. He therefore sends his wife, mother and two younger children to Beaufort, a small village in northern France. By late 1914, instead of a safe haven, Beaufort is less than twenty miles from the front.

As war unfolds, Henri’s daughter, Helene, grows up quickly and in 1917 falls in love with Edward Jamieson, a young Canadian soldier.

The novel examines love and loss, duty and sacrifice and the unexpected consequence of lies."

Here are some choices for purchasing the book: Amazon US, Amazon UK, B&N.

About the Author:

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M.K. Tod has enjoyed a passion for historical novels that began in her early teenage years immersed in the stories of Rosemary Sutcliff, Jean Plaidy and Georgette Heyer. During her twenties, armed with Mathematics and Computer Science degrees, she embarked on a career in technology and consulting continuing to read historical fiction in the tiny snippets of time available to working women with children to raise.

In 2004, she moved to Hong Kong with her husband and no job. To keep busy Mary decided to research her grandfather’s part in the Great War. What began as an effort to understand her grandparents’ lives blossomed into a full time occupation as a writer. Her debut novel is Unraveled: Two wars, Two affairs. One Marriage. Lies Told in Silence, her second novel, is set in WWI France and tells the story of Helene Noisette who featured in Unravelled. Mary has an active blog – www.awriterofhistory.com – which discusses all aspects of historical fiction and includes author and reader interviews. Additionally, she is a book reviewer for the Historical Novel Society. Mary lives in Toronto where she is happily married with two adult children.

Connect with M.K. Tod on Facebook, Twitter, and Goodreads.

Praise for Lies Told in Silence:

"Dramatically depicts the horror and heartbreak of war, while also celebrating the resilience of the human spirit." – SHARON KAY PENMAN author of A King’s Ransom

"An intricate, well-researched novel of life forever changed by WWI yet still sweet with the tender innocence of the age." – DONNA RUSSO MORIN author of The King’s Agent

"M.K. Tod is a powerful new voice in the historical fiction genre." – AMY BRUNO Historical fiction blogger at Passages to the Past

"An absorbing and rewarding historical read .. depicting the ruinous impact of war on human lives across the generations." – MARGARET EVANS PORTER author of The Proposal

"A compelling read right up to its taut page-turning ending." – RICHARD LEE founder of the Historical Novel Society

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Lies Told in Silence Book Blast and Blog Tour Schedule:

Monday, July 28
Review at
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Review at Flashlight Commentary
Book Blast at Our Wolves Den

Tuesday, July 29
Review at
Just One More Chapter
Book Blast at Book Babe
Book Blast at A Book Geek
Book Blast at Mel’s Shelves

Wednesday, July 30
Review at
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Guest Post at Just One More Chapter
Book Blast at Passages to the Past

Thursday, July 31
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Friday, August 1
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Saturday, August 2
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Monday, August 4
Review & Guest Post at
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Book Blast at Historical Tapestry

Tuesday, August 5
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Wednesday, August 6
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Thursday, August 7
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Friday, August 8
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Monday, August 11
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Tuesday, August 12
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Wednesday, August 13
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Thursday, August 14
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Friday, August 15
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Sunday, August 17
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Monday, August 18
Review at
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Tour Wide Giveaway:

To win a copy of M.K. Tod’s Lies Told In Silence please complete the Rafflecopter giveaway form below. Giveaway is open internationally!

  • Giveaway ends at 11:59pm on August 18th. You must be 18 or older to enter.
  • Winner will be chosen via Rafflecopter on August 19th and notified via email.
  • Winner have 48 hours to claim prize or new winner is chosen.

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