A Light of Her Own
by Carrie Callaghan
Publication Date: November 13, 2018
Hardcover; 320 Pages
In Holland 1633, a woman’s ambition has no place.
Judith is a painter, dodging the law and whispers of murder to become the first woman admitted to the prestigious Haarlem artist’s guild. Maria is a Catholic in a country where the faith is banned, hoping to absolve her sins by recovering a lost saint’s relic.
Both women’s destinies will be shaped by their ambitions, running counter to the city’s most powerful men, whose own plans spell disaster. A vivid portrait of a remarkable artist, A Light of Her Own is a richly-woven story of grit against the backdrop of Rembrandt and an uncompromising religion.
About the Author
Carrie Callaghan is a writer living in Maryland with her spouse, two young children, and two ridiculous cats. Her short fiction has appeared in Weave Magazine, The MacGuffin, Silk Road, Floodwall, and elsewhere. Carrie is also an editor and contributor with the Washington Independent Review of Books. She has a Master’s of Arts in International Affairs from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
For more information, please visit Carrie Callaghan’s website and blog. You can also connect with her on Facebook, Twitter and Goodreads.
Blog Tour Schedule
Monday, November 12
Feature at Naomi Finley’s Blog
Review at A Bookaholic Swede
Tuesday, November 13
Review at A Bookish Affair
Wednesday, November 14
Interview at A Bookish Affair
Thursday, November 15
Review at Broken Teepee
Friday, November 16
Review at View from the Birdhouse
Saturday, November 17
Review at The Chocolate Lady’s Book Reviews
Sunday, November 18
Review at Carole’s Ramblings
Monday, November 19
Feature at Just One More Chapter
Feature at What Is That Book About
Wednesday, November 21
Review at Clarissa Reads it All
Friday, November 23
Review at Historical Fiction with Spirit
Monday, November 26
Review at History From a Woman’s Perspective
Tuesday, November 27
Review at What Cathy Read Next
Wednesday, November 28
Review at Pass Me That Book
Thursday, November 29
Interview at Passages to the Past
Friday, November 30
Review at Donna’s Book Blog
Monday, December 3
Review & Interview at Reading the Past
Tuesday, December 4
Review at 100 Pages a Day
Wednesday, December 5
Review at I’m Shelf-ish
Thursday, December 6
Review at A Chick Who Reads
Interview at Let Them Read Books
Friday, December 7
Feature at Pursuing Stacie
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A Light of Her Own