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Catherine Meyrick on Blog Tour for Forsaking All Other, June 4-18

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Forsaking All Other
by Catherine Meyrick

Publication Date: April 1, 2018
Courante Publishing
eBook & Print; 291 Pages

Genre: Historical Fiction

 

 

Love is no game for women; the price is far too high.

England 1585.

Bess Stoughton, waiting woman to the well-connected Lady Allingbourne, has discovered that her father is arranging for her to marry an elderly neighbour. Normally obedient Bess rebels and wrests from her father a year’s grace to find a husband more to her liking.

Edmund Wyard, a taciturn and scarred veteran of England’s campaign in Ireland, is attempting to ignore the pressure from his family to find a suitable wife as he prepares to join the Earl of Leicester’s army in the Netherlands.

Although Bess and Edmund are drawn to each other, they are aware that they can have nothing more than friendship. Bess knows that Edmund’s wealth and family connections place him beyond her reach. And Edmund, with his well-honed sense of duty, has never considered that he could follow his own wishes. Until now.

With England on the brink of war and fear of Catholic plots extending even into Lady Allingbourne’s household, time is running out for both of them.

You can read the first chapter here.

The beautiful cover for the novel was designed by Jennifer Quinlan of Historical Fiction Book Covers.

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About the Author

Catherine Meyrick is a writer of historical fiction with a particular love of Elizabethan England. Her stories weave fictional characters into the gaps within the historical record – tales of ordinary people who are very much men and women of their time, yet in so many ways not unlike ourselves.

Although she grew up in regional Victoria, Australia, she has lived all her adult life in Melbourne. She has worked as a nurse, a tax assessor and finally a librarian. She has a Master of Arts in history and is also a family history obsessive.

For more information, please visit Catherine Meyrick’s website. You can also find her on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.

Blog Tour Schedule

Monday, June 4
Review at Broken Teepee
Excerpt at Teaser Addicts Book Blog

Tuesday, June 5
Review at Impressions In Ink
Review at Books and Glamour

Wednesday, June 6
Review & Excerpt at Laura’s Interests

Thursday, June 7
Review at Donna’s Book Blog
Interview at Let Them Read Books

Friday, June 8
Review at Pursuing Stacie
Feature at CelticLady’s Reviews

Saturday, June 9
Review at Cup of Sensibility

Sunday, June 10
Review & Excerpt at Clarissa Reads it All

Monday, June 11
Review at What Cathy Read Next

Tuesday, June 12
Feature at Historical Fiction with Spirit

Wednesday, June 13
Excerpt at Encouraging Words from the Tea Queen

Thursday, June 14
Interview at Books and Glamour
Feature at Faery Tales Are Real

Friday, June 15
Review at WS Momma Readers Nook

Saturday, June 16
Feature at Passages to the Past

Monday, June 18
Review at The Caffeinated Bibliophile

Giveaway

During the Blog Tour we will be giving away 2 paperback copies of Forsaking All Other! To enter, please enter via the Gleam form below.

Giveaway Rules

– Giveaway ends at 11:59pm EST on June 18th. You must be 18 or older to enter.
– Giveaway is open INTERNATIONALLY.
– Only one entry per household.
– All giveaway entrants agree to be honest and not cheat the systems; any suspect of fraud is decided upon by blog/site owner and the sponsor, and entrants may be disqualified at our discretion.
– Winner has 48 hours to claim prize or new winner is chosen.

Forsaking All Other