Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Giveaway - The Orphan Mother - Robert Hicks
The Orphan Mother by Robert Hicks releases Sept. 13/16 - and I have two copies to giveaway!
What's it about? From Grand Central Publishing:
"An epic account of one remarkable woman's quest for justice from the New York Times bestselling author of The Widow of the South and A Separate Country.
In the years following the Civil War, Mariah Reddick, former slave to Carrie McGavock--the "Widow of the South"--has quietly built a new life for herself as a midwife to the women of Franklin, Tennessee. But when her ambitious, politically-minded grown son, Theopolis, is murdered, Mariah--no stranger to loss--finds her world once more breaking apart. How could this happen? Who wanted him dead?
Mariah's journey to uncover the truth leads her to unexpected people--including George Tole, a recent arrival to town, fleeing a difficult past of his own--and forces her to confront the truths of her own past. Brimming with the vivid prose and historical research that has won Robert Hicks recognition as a "master storyteller" (San Francisco Chronicle)."
Early Praise: “Engaging… and certainly important examination of US history… When it comes to freedom, one size does not fit all.” —Booklist
“Engaging… Satisfying historical fiction.” —Kirkus Reviews
“Hicks is a talented storyteller, and this story moves at a clip.” —Publisher’s Weekly
Robert Hicks is the New York Times bestselling author of the novels The Widow of the South and A Separate Country. He lives in Tennessee. You can connect with Robert Hicks on his website, follow him on Twitter and like him on Facebook.
Enter to win one of two copies of The Orphan Mother using the Rafflecopter form below. Open to US and Canada. Ends Sept 3/16.
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I would love to read this! Thank you!
I love Robert Hicks' work!
This novel sounds fascinating. Thanks.
I don't know how I've missed this author's work! This book and The Widow of the South sound like must reads for me. Thanks for sharing this book with us, Luanne.
Sounds like a great book! Thanks for the chance.
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I'm a historical fiction junkie, and this one is supposed to be good! Thanks, Luanne! Cheers, Kara
I love historical fiction! This looks like a good one!
Loved Widow of the South. Thanks for letting us know about this one!
I love historical fiction, especially about strong women. Thanks for the chance to win this.
Love historical fiction.New author for me looking forward to reading this book.
The storyline is very interesting and I would enjoy reading this book.
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