Thursday, August 24, 2017

Linda Weaver Clarke, Historical Adventure Romance - CORRECTED


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Leave a comment on THIS post through Tuesday, August 29, 2017 to be entered in the DRAWING for a copy of the book below. If you mention in your comment that you’re a follower (see in the left sidebar “Join This Site” and “Follow by Email”), I'll add your name a second time in the drawing. U.S. mailing address required to receive a paper book. I may or may not have read books offered for giveaways. The mention and giveaway of books on my blog does not in any way indicate any manner of my endorsement of said books. Read book giveaway details at Disclaimers. To provide you security, please leave your email address like this: johnATyahooDOTcom. Winner announced in next Thursday's blog post. 


THE FOX OF CORDOVIA
by Linda Weaver Clarke


Linda Weaver Clarke is the author of historical
Linda Weaver Clarke
romances, period romances, a romantic cozy mystery series, a mystery suspense series, a children’s book, and non-fiction. She has traveled throughout the United States giving lectures and teaching people to write their family history. All her books are family friendly. She lives in Color Country, which is located in southern Utah among all the red mountains. Visit Linda at her website.



Welcome, Linda. What was the main inspiration for this series of books?
All three books in this series are love stories set in the late 1700s. The Rebel series was inspired by the stories of the American patriots who fought to be free from the dictatorship and tyranny of a king. It’s a theme that is dear to me. Liberty is something that I cherish. It’s a precious gift given to us by those who fought so valiantly. When I read the stories of the American Revolution, my heart swells with gratitude for those loyal patriots. When I look at our flag and pledge allegiance to it, tears well up in my eyes. When I listen to "The Star Spangled Banner" or "God Bless the U.S.A.," I get choked up. Especially when it’s sung by a choir.

Had the idea been on your mind for a while or just popped into it one day?
I had the idea of a country that had to fight for its liberty and the idea stayed in my mind for a long time. I had read stories of how America got its freedom and how determined we were. I was touched with each incident that I read. We fought for our freedom from 1775 – 1783. The miracles that happened during that war made me realize that God was watching over us.

Why do you feel compelled to write in your genre?
The Rebel series is a mixture of romance and adventure. I absolutely love stories that are page-turners, which have some mystery and suspense. I love a romance where the man and woman know they are meant for one another and have a strong belief in God. Even though there are trials along the way, they never give up on the other. I also like strong women characters in a story. I hope my readers will take away with them a satisfied feeling of what it is like to fight for their liberty and enjoy a land of the free.

Lighting Round:
Vacation - Beach or Mountains? Mountains
Y’all or You Guys? You Guys
Biscuits or Dinner Roll? Dinner Roll
Spring, summer, winter, or fall? Fall
Laptop or Desktop? Laptop
Mug or teacup? Mug

Please tell us a little about your novel, The Fox of Cordovia.
In this swashbuckling romance, a sinister plot has just been uncovered and its up to a former patriot and a young nurse to discover who is behind it. Caroline is engaged to the future mayor of Laketown, a man of influence and greatly respected. But all that changes when she overhears a conspiracy behind closed doors. After being discovered, she runs for her life. Caroline needs to report her findings, but whom can she trust? When she asks Jesse Conover for help, the adventure begins.

Where can readers find you online?
To read a sample chapter from each of my books in The Rebel series, go here and then click on the title of the book that you want to read.   

Where can readers purchase The Fox of Cordovia?
My Website
Amazon
Barnes and Noble

Any parting comment?
Here are two book trailers for your readers to watch, so they can understand what these books are about.
(In case the book trailers don't show up, you can click the titles here: The Rebels of Cordovia and   







Leave a question you’d like readers to answer. (Readers not required to answer question to be entered in the book drawing.)
Tell me whether you think a book trailer grabs the interest of a reader. Does it influence you to want to read it or not necessarily?

Linda, thanks for visiting with my readers and me. Linda is offering an eBook copy of The Fox of Cordovia to one commenter to this blog post.

Commenters, to enter the book drawing, please leave your comment on this post through August 29, 2017, and remember to leave your email address so I can contact you if you're the winner.


Two winners of last Thursday’s blog posts: The winner of a copy of Embracing Hope by Janell Wojtowicz is Sonja. The winner of a copy of The Second Chance Brides that includes a novella by Laura V. Hilton is Deanne. I’ll email you both. Thanks all for commenting. Watch for more book giveaways.

Till next time … keep on smiling.

My latest book has released – Unraveled, a novella. Here is the cover, and you can read more about the book here. You can read the first chapter of the book on my website.




30 comments:

  1. I'd be interested in reading one of Linda's historical novels. How does she research historical places and periods?

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  2. I am a follower and would love to win a copy of this book by a new-to-me author. It sounds intriguing. Thanks for the chance. 😊
    gobersATembarqmailDOTcom

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  3. Hello Sherri. I will answer your question. When I go back in time, I have to check out what kind of lighting was used, what were the styles of dresses back then, and what were the customs when it came to courting, etc. When I did some research about the “waltz,” I was surprised to find out that the peasants were the first to dance the waltz. It was such fun that bored noblemen would sneak out and go to the country-dances. The Oxford English Dictionary back then called the waltz “riotous and indecent.”

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  4. I love Linda's mystery series, this new series looks fantastic and I am positive it is; thanks for the chance :)
    jslbrown2009 at aol dot com
    Following via GFC: smurfette/lisa brown

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  5. I've read Linda's historical romance books and found them lots of fun.

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  6. I have enjoyed all of Linda's books I've read in the past and know I would like this one, also!

    LouisePledge at yahoo

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  7. Your new series sounds sooo good - would love to win!
    debralindquist1ATgmailDOTcom

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  8. Linda's books are always page turners. This one will surely be an equally great read! I'm a follower. I think trailers are fun to watch! sonja dot nishimoto at gmail dot com

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  9. This sounds right up my alley! I'd love a chance to win this book!
    Elly -Indiana-
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  10. What a great book! The trailers can certain add to the interest in a book.

    mauback55 at gmail dot com

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  11. Hi Jo and Linda. In answer to the book trailer question, these two trailers sure grabbed my interest! Your books look fantastic. Thank you for the opportunity to win one of your books.

    patti(dot)shene(at)gmail(dot)com

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  12. I enjoy reading an excerpt of the book. A trailer is okay and gives a little more information that you can see. But like I said, I'd rather read an excerpt.
    Thanks for the chance to win your book.
    Donna

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  13. The videos definitely make me want to read the book. I'm not familiar with this author, but I really enjoy historical fiction. Becky lelandandbeckyATreaganDOTcom

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  14. Hi! I am a follower of the blog. This series looks especially interesting. I love historicals. I like book trailers but don't base my decision to read a book on the trailer. It's just a nice extra. Thanks paulams49ATsbcglobalDOTnet

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  15. Since I don't have Internet in my hone, I am often limited with my data plan so I don't always check the trailers. Reading reviews and the synopsis is what I base my choice on. And a favorite author automatically gets a second look!
    Linda, this book sounds interesting and I hope to read it soon.
    Jo, I am your follower! Thanks for this giveaway.
    Connie
    cps1950(at)gmail(dot)com

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  16. Thank you, everyone, for your comments. I really enjoyed reading them. Jo Huddleston picked a winner, whom I will get in contact with. Congratulations, Connie!

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