Thursday, September 10, 2015

HFVBT - Presents : Marissa Campbell on Blog Tour for Avelynn, From September 7 - October 2




Avelynn

by Marissa Campbell

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Publication Date: September 8, 2015

St. Martin’s Press

Formats: eBook, Paperback, Hardcover

Pages: 320

ISBN13: 978-1250063939

Genre: Historical Fiction/Romance

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One extraordinary Saxon noblewoman and one fearless Viking warrior find passion and danger in this dazzling and sensuous debut.

Marissa Campbell’s debut novel is a winning combination of romance, history, and adventure sure to appeal to fans of Diana Gabaldon.

It is 869. For eighteen years, Avelynn, the beautiful and secretly pagan daughter of the Eadlorman of Somerset has lived in an environment of love and acceptance. She hasn’t yet found a man to make her heart race, but her father has not pressured her to get married. Until now. With whispers of war threatening their land, her father forces Avelynn into a betrothal with Demas, a man who only covets her wealth and status. The dreaded marriage looming, she turns to her faith, searching for answers in an ancient ritual along the coast, only to find Alrik the Blood-Axe and sixty Viking berserkers have landed.

Alrik is unlike any man she has ever known, strong and intriguing. Likewise, he instantly falls for her beauty and courage. The two stumble into a passionate love affair, but it’s more than just a greedy suitor who will try to keep them apart.

As the Saxons and Vikings go to war, Avelynn and Alrik find themselves caught in the throes of fate. Can they be true to their people as well as to each other?




PRAISE

“Marissa Campbell brings a long-forgotten era splendidly to life in this adventurous and passionate debut.” – Susanna Kearsley, New York Times bestselling author

“Avelynn is a captivating tale of star-crossed lovers. He is a Viking and she is a Saxon. Their struggle to be together will lead you on an exciting journey through a background filled with rich and detailed description.” – Connie Mason, New York Times bestselling author of Viking Warrior

“Marissa Campbell’s Avelynn is a fast-paced, rollicking historical novel whose irresistible heroine starts out as the willful daughter of a Saxon earl and evolves into a warrior and leader, as fierce as she is passionate.” – Barbara Rogan, author of A Dangerous Fiction and Suspicion

“A hot-blooded tale of Viking invasion, Saxon valor, and a love that conquers kingdoms. Get ready to be bewitched by the bold, brave Avelynn.” – Barbara Kyle, author of The Queen’s Exiles



ABOUT THE AUTHOR





Marissa Campbell is a published freelance author, and co-author of the award-winning, spiritual self-help book Life: Living in Fulfillment Every Day.

Look for her debut historical fiction Avelynn coming September 8th, 2015, from St. Martin’s Press. Currently, hard at work on the second book in the Avelynn series, she is a proud member of the Historical Novel Society, Romance Writers of America, Writer’s Community of Durham Region, and local critique group B7.

When she is not writing, she is busy looking after her wonderful children, spending time with her fantastic husband, hanging out with her awesome friends, teaching yoga, dancing, laughing, and having fun!

For more information visit http://marissacampbell.com. You can also follow Marissa Campbell on Facebook, Twitter, and Goodreads.


BLOG TOUR SCHEDULE

Monday, September 7

Tuesday, September 8
Review & Giveaway at Historical Fiction Obsession

Wednesday, September 9
Review & Giveaway at Unshelfish

Thursday, September 10
Interview at Unshelfish
Guest Post at Book Lovers Paradise

Friday, September 11
Spotlight at The Never-Ending Book

Saturday, September 12
Excerpt & Giveaway at Teddy Rose Book Reviews Plus More

Sunday, September 13
Review at Genre Queen

Monday, September 14

Tuesday, September 15
Review & Giveaway at Broken Teepee

Friday, September 18

Monday, September 21
Interview & Excerpt at Oh, for the Hook of a Book!

Tuesday, September 22

Wednesday, September 23

Thursday, September 24
Review & Giveaway at 100 Pages a Day

Sunday, September 27

Monday, September 28

Tuesday, September 29
Review & Giveaway at Reading Lark

Wednesday, September 30
Review & Giveaway at Let Them Read Books
Interview at Jorie Loves a Story

Thursday, October 1
Review & Giveaway at A Literary Vacation

Friday, October 2






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