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Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Book Alert–Holly Bush Novels + Giveaway

Today I am hosting a stop on the virtual tour for two of Holly Bush novels: Reconstructing Jackson and Romancing Olive.  Read to the end for a giveaway option.

Reconstructing Jackson

Reconstructing Jackson
By Holly Bush
E-book, 191 pages
September 25, 2012

Book Blurb:

1867 . . . Southern lawyer and Civil War veteran, Reed Jackson, returns to his family’s plantation in a wheelchair. His father deems him unfit, and deeds the Jackson holdings, including his intended bride, to a younger brother. Angry and bitter, Reed moves west to Fenton, Missouri, home to a cousin with a successful business, intending to start over.

Belle Richards, a dirt poor farm girl aching to learn how to read, cleans, cooks and holds together her family’s meager property. A violent brother and a drunken father plot to marry her off, and gain a new horse in the bargain. But Belle’s got other plans, and risks her life to reach them.

Reed is captivated by Belle from their first meeting, but wheelchair bound, is unable to protect her from violence. Bleak times will challenge Reed and Belle's courage and dreams as they forge a new beginning from the ashes of war and ignorance.

Romancing Olive

Romancing Olive
By Holly Bush
E-book, 205 pages
November 1, 2011

Book Blurb:

In 1891, spinster librarian, Olive Wilkins, is shocked to learn of her brother’s violent death at a saloon gaming table and her sister-in-law’s subsequent murder, traveling far from her staid life to rescue her niece and nephew, now orphans. She arrives to find the circumstances of her brother’s life deplorable and her long held beliefs of family and tradition, shaken.

Accustomed to the sophistication of Philadelphia, Olive arrives in Spencer, Ohio, a rough and tumble world she is not familiar with, facing two traumatized children. Her niece and nephew, Mary and John, have been living with a neighboring farmer, widower Jacob Butler, the father of three young children of his own and a man still in pain from the recent loss of his wife.

Real danger threatens Olive and Mary and John while Jacob and his own brood battle the day-to-day struggles for survival. Will Olive and Jacob find the strength to fight their battles alone or together? Will love conquer the bitterness of loss and broken dreams?

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You can following along with the rest of the tour at the Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tour site or on Twitter with the following hashtag: #HollyBushVirtualTour.

And I have a great giveaway for you.  This is a giveaway for the winner's choice of either Reconstructing Jackson or Romancing Olive on e-book.  The winner will also have the choice of e-book format: e-pub, mobi, or pdf.  The giveaway is open internationally and will be open until March 10th. Entries through the Rafflecopter below.

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