The Backcountry BRIDES Collection (Blog Tour & Giveaway!)

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Welcome to the blog tour and giveaway for The Backcountry Brides Collection, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours!

ABOUT THE BOOK

the  backcountry  brides  collectionTitle: The Backcountry Brides Collection Author: Angela K. Couch, Debra E. Marvin, Shannon McNear, Gabrielle Meyer, Carrie Fancett Pagels, Jennifer Hudson Taylor, Pegg Thomas, and Denise Weimer Publisher: Barbour Books Release Date: May 1, 2018 Genre: Inspirational Historical Fiction collection Travel into Colonial America where eight women seek love, but they each know a future husband requires the necessary skills to survive in the backcountry. Living in areas exposed to nature’s ferocity, prone to Indian attack, and cut off from regular supplies, can hearts overcome the dangers to find lasting love? PURCHASE A COPY: Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | CBD | Book Depository


ABOUT THE NOVELLAS

Shenandoah Hearts by Carrie Fancett Pagels 1754 – Great Wagon Road, into the Shenandoah Valley (Virginia) As the French-Indian War commences, Magda Sehler wonders if Jacob Owens lost his mind to have abandoned his Philadelphia business and moved to the Shenandoah Valley. Or has he lost his heart? Heart of Nantahala by Jennifer

Hudson Taylor 1757 – (North Carolina) Joseph Gregory plans to buy a lumber mill, but Mabel Walker becomes a formidable opponent. When she’s forced to make a painful decision, she must choose between survival and love.

Her Redcoat by Pegg Thomas 1763 – Fort Michilimackinac (Michigan) during Pontiac’s Rebellion Laurette Pettigrew grew up in the northern frontier. Henry Bedlow arrived against his will. Their chance meeting changes everything. Will a deadly clash of cultures keep them from finding happiness?

A Heart So Tender by Debra E. Marvin 1764 – (New York) As thousands of Native warriors converge on Fort Niagara, jaded British Lieutenant Archibald Walsh and idealistic schoolmistress Susannah Kimball learn the greatest risk lies in guarding their hearts.

A Worthy Groom by Angela K. Couch 1771 – Sapling Grove settlement on the Holston River (Tennessee) The Cowden temper has been Marcus’s lifelong bane. A trait Lorinda Cowden curses. Now, winning the heart of his bride hinges on fighting a war without raising a fist.

Across Three Autumns by Denise Weimer
1778-1780 – (Georgia) Fighting Loyalists and Indians, Jenny White settles for strength over love . . .until Scottish scout Caylan McIntosh leads her family on a harrowing exodus out of Georgia’s Revolutionary ͞Hornet’s Nest.͟

The Counterfeit Tory by Shannon McNear 1781 – (South Carolina) Tasked with infiltrating an infamous Tory gang, Jed Wheeler has no wish to endanger the leader’s cousin, Lizzy Cunningham. He risks not only his life. . .but his heart.

Love’s Undoing by Gabrielle Meyer 1792 – Fur Post on the Upper Mississippi River (Minnesota) When Englishman Henry Kingsley meets Abi McCrea, the daughter of a Scottish fur trader and Indian mother, will their worlds keep them apart, or have they finally found somewhere they truly belong?

 


ABOUT THE AUTHORS

b390c-carrie2bfancett2bpagelsCarrie Fancett Pagels is an ECPA bestselling and award-winning author of Christian historical romance. Twenty-five years as a psychologist didn’t ͞cure͟ her overactive imagination! She resides with her family in the Historic Triangle of Virginia, which is perfect for her love of history. Carrie loves to read, bake, bead, and travel – but not all at the same time!   TO CONNECT WITH CARRIE: websitefacebooktwitter


jennifer  hudson  taylorJennifer Hudson Taylor is an award winning author of inspirational fiction set in historical Europe & the Carolinas. She provides keynotes and presentations on the publishing industry, the craft of writing, building an author platform & digital marketing. Jennifer graduated from Elon University with a B.A. in Communications/Journalism. When she isn’t writing, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, visiting historical sites, horseback riding, cycling, long walks, genealogy and reading. TO CONNECT WITH JENNIFER: website | facebook | twitter


pegg  thomasPegg Thomas lives on a hobby farm in Northern Michigan with Michael, her husband of *mumble* years. A life-long history geek, she writes ͞History with a Touch of Humor.͟ An avid reader and writer, she enjoys fiction stories threaded through historical events and around historical figures. Civil War and Colonial are her favorite eras. Pegg is a regular blogger at both QuidProQuills.com and ColonialQuills.com. When not working on her latest novel, Pegg can be found in her garden, in her kitchen, at her spinning wheel, tending her sheep, or on her trusty old horse, Trooper. See more at PeggThomas.com. TO CONNECT WITH PEGG: website |facebook | twitter


 

Debra E. Marvin tries not to run too far from real life but the imagination born out of being an only child has a powerful draw. Besides, the voices in her head tend to agree with all the sensible things she says. She is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers, Sisters in Crime, and serves on the board of Bridges Ministry in Seneca Falls, NY. She is published with White Fire Publishing, Forget Me Not Romances, Journey Fiction, and Barbour Publishing…and a judge for the Grace Awards for many years. Debra works as a program assistant at Cornell University, and enjoys her family and grandchildren, obsessively buying fabric, watching British programming and traveling with her childhood friends

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To keep from freezing in the Great White North, Angela K Couch cuddles under quilts with her laptop. Winning short story contests, being a semi-finalist in ACFW’s Genesis Contest, and a finalist in the International Digital Awards also helped warm her up. As a passionate believer in Christ, her faith permeates the stories she tells. Her martial arts training, experience with horses, and appreciation for good romance sneak in there, as well. When not writing, she stays fit (and warm) by chasing after three munchkins.

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Denise Weimer holds a journalism degree with a minor in history from Asbury University. She writes time slip romantic suspense, as well as both contemporary and historical romance. A wife and swim mom of two daughters, Denise always pauses for coffee, chocolate, old houses, and to write any story God lays on her heart.

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After more than two decades in the South, Shannon McNear now makes her home on the windy northern plains with her husband, four of their eight children, two German Shepherds, four cats, several chickens, and a noisy flock of guinea fowl. She serves in worship and youth ministry, and has been writing novel-length fiction since age 15. Her first novella, Truth, from A Pioneer Christmas Collection, was a 2014 RITA® nominee.When not sewing, researching, or leaking story from her finger tips, she enjoys being outdoors, basking in the beauty of the Dakota prairies

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Gabrielle Meyer lives in central Minnesota on the banks of the Mississippi River with herhusband and four children. As an employee of the Minnesota Historical Society, she fell in love with the rich history of her state and enjoys writing fictional stories inspired by real people, places, and events. She loves connecting with readers!

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Review: The Backcountry Brides Collection: Eight 18th Century Women Seek Love on Colonial America’s Frontier. This is a wonderful collection of novellas by some very talented authors. If you love historical fiction than this collection is for you. These stories will transport you back to the Colonial America Frontier. Love is hard enough is normal conditions it can be even more difficult with the struggles, harsh weather, lack of necessities and so much more. I received a complementary copy of this book. This review is my honest opinion.    4.5 stars!

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8 responses to “The Backcountry BRIDES Collection (Blog Tour & Giveaway!)

  1. Love when authors get together on a book.

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    • debraemarvin

      Some of the collections are so tied in together, that it’s amazing. We all just picked specific sites that had significant history and the span of time the stories covers is a great ‘history’ lesson. Thanks so much for hosting us, Cheryl!

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  3. Lori Smanski

    thank you for your review. what a great group of authors coming together. so on my TBR list.

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  4. Kay Garrett

    Thank you for being part of the book tour for “The Backcountry Brides Collection” hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours.

    Enjoyed reading your review and all the information on the book and authors. I would love the opportunity to read the book.
    2clowns at arkansas dot net

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  5. I’m excited to read this novella collection, it looks great!

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  6. Thanks so much for hosting us Cheryl! Xoxoxo

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  7. Lori Smanski

    Jennifer Taylor is a very busy and active lady. Sharing activities like these with family build wonderful memories for all. I love this cover and this time period

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