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Secrets of the Island
by Linda Hughes
Publication Date: May 15, 2018
Paperback and eBook; 268 Pages
Genre: Historical Fiction
Do you think you know your heritage? Think again. Dark secrets lurk below the surface of every family tree, as the Sullivan clan discovers in this story about living in the aftermath of generations of deceit.
When Red Cross nurse Harriet escapes the trauma of World War II and sequesters herself in her grandfather’s cottage on Mackinac Island, she has no inkling about her heritage. But as one shocking clue after another surface – disclosing lies, corruption, madness, and murder – she realizes her family isn’t what, or who, it seems. She’s not the first to hold unspeakable secrets in her soul.
Can she conquer her trials and tribulations, like some of them did? Or will she be defeated by life, like others?
Secrets of the Island, the second book in the Secrets trilogy, is a tale of romantic suspense that begs the question: what secrets are buried within your family tree?
About the Author
As a native Michigander, award-winning author Linda Hughes has been visiting Mackinac Island since she was a kid. She’s spent countless hours riding a bike around the shoreline, and perusing the library and church records to learn about island history. She’s built many a cairn, witnessed the Northern Lights on several occasions, and eaten more than her fair share of chocolate fudge. She’s a world traveler, having worked in thirteen countries and visited a couple dozen more, but Mackinac Island remains one of her favorite places.
Her writing honors come from the National Writers Association, Writer’s Digest, the American Screenwriters Association, Ippy (Independent Publishers), and Indie Book of the Day.
Blog Tour Schedule
Wednesday, June 6
Interview at Passages to the Past
Friday, June 8
Feature at CelticLady’s Reviews
Monday, June 11
Review at Donna’s Book Blog
Wednesday, June 13
Interview at The Writing Desk
Monday, June 18
Review at Donna McCabe
Wednesday, June 20
Excerpt at Susan Heim on Writing
Friday, June 22
Review at Svetlana’s Reads and Views
Monday, June 25
Review at 100 Pages a Day
Wednesday, June 27
Guest Post at Jathan & Heather
Thursday, June 28
Review, Interview & Excerpt at Two Gals and a Book
During the Blog Tour we will be giving away a copy of Secrets of the Island by Linda Hughes! To enter, please enter via the Gleam form below.
– Giveaway ends at 11:59pm EST on June 29th. 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.