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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

BOOK SPOTLIGHT: The Countess' Captive by Andrea Cefalo + GIVEAWAY!

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Welcome back to Satisfaction for Insatiable Readers.

Today. we're playing host to a stop along the Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tours tour for book 2 of The Fairytale Keeper series.  Remember book 1?  (If not, click here for a refresher.)  It was a retelling of Snow White.  This time around, we're living it up with Cinderella and she's much more ambitious than the Disney-fied version we've all grown to love.  Ready?  Set?  READ!


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The Countess' Captive
by
Andrea Cefalo

Publication Date: February 14, 2015
Scarlet Primrose Press 
Formats: eBook; Paperback 
Pages: 232 
 Series: Book Two, Fairytale Keeper Series 
Genre: Young Adult/Historical/Fairytale Retelling

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During March of 1248, Adelaide Schumacher-affectionately called Snow White-has lost so much: her mother, her possessions, and now her home. Adelaide hates abandoning her home city, her family’s legacy, and her first love, Ivo. More than anything, she hates her father growing closer to her mother’s cousin, Galadriel. Adelaide plots to end their tryst before her fate is sealed, and she never sets foot in Cologne again. But good and pious can only get Galadriel so far. Never again will she be destitute. Never again will she be known by the cruel moniker, Cinderella. Never again will someone take what is rightfully hers. No matter what it takes. The Countess’ Captive is the much anticipated follow-up to The Fairytale Keeper and is book two in The Fairytale Keeper series. The novel combines Grimm’s fairytale characters with real historical settings and events to create a tale that leaves the reader wondering where fact ends and fiction begins.

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Praise for The Fairytale Keeper Series

“A…resonant tale set late in the 13th century… with unexpected plot twists. An engaging story of revenge.” –Publisher’s Weekly

 “Great historical fiction. Strong emotion injected into almost every page.” –Amazon Vine Reviewer 

“…a unique twist on the Grimm’s Fairy Tales. Part fairy tale retelling, part historical fiction… The Fairytale Keeper is a story of corruption.” -Copperfield Historical Fiction Review

 “The story that Cefalo weaves is intriguing and leaves you hanging on, wanting more.” -Hooked to Books Book Review Blog

 “…it doesn’t feel like any retelling. Because it’s not. The Fairytale Keeper is its own unique story…very entertaining, containing a strong female role, a sweet romance, and much more.” -Lulu The Bookworm Book Review Blog

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About the Author


Andrea Cefalo is an award-winning author and blogger on Medieval Europe. The next three novels in The Fairytale Keeper series will debut in 2015 and 2016. She resides in Greenville, South Carolina with her husband and their two border collies. For more information please visit Andrea Cefalo's website. You can also find her on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.

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The Countess' Captive Blog Tour Schedule

Monday, March 23 
Review at Library Educated 
 Review at A Chick Who Reads 

  Tuesday, March 24 
 Guest Post at What Is That Book About 
 Spotlight at A Literary Vacation 

  Wednesday, March 25 
 Review at Back Porchervations 

  Thursday, March 26 
 Review at Cheryl's Book Nook 

  Friday, March 27 
 Review at Bibliotica 

  Saturday, March 28 

  Monday, March 30 

  Tuesday, March 31 
 Review at Bookish 

  Wednesday, April 1 
 Review at Shelf Full of Books 

  Thursday, April 2 
 Guest Post at The Lit Bitch 

  Friday, April 3 
 Spotlight at Caroline Wilson Writes 

  Monday, April 6 
 Review at A Bibliotaph's Reviews 

  Tuesday, April 7 

  Friday, April 10 
 Review at Boom Baby Reviews

Monday, April 13 
 Review at Brooke Blogs 

  Tuesday, April 14 
 Review at A Leisure Moment 

  Wednesday, April 15 

  Thursday, April 16 
 Spotlight at Books and Benches 

  Friday, April 17 
 Review at A Book Drunkard

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Giveaway

Clutch Purse Giveaway

To enter to win a Fairytale Keeper Clutch Purse & $25 Amazon Gift Card please complete the giveaway form below. 
  * Giveaway is open to US residents only. 
 * Giveaway ends at 11:59pm on April 17th. 
 * You must be 18 or older to enter. 
 * 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 will be chosen via GLEAM on April 18th and notified via email. Winner have 48 hours to claim prize or new winner is chosen. 
 * Please email Amy @ hfvirtualbooktours@gmail.com with any questions.



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Special thanks to Amy at Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tours for the chance to bring this promotion to you.  (THANKS!)  For more information on this title, the other stops along the way, future promotions, or the author, feel free to click through the links included above.

Until next time...happy reading!


4 comments:

Janet W. said...

Thanks for the chance!

Barbara S said...

Just a lovely book indeed. Imagine warm night clothes on. some hot twinning or cocoa and extra marshmallows if you recall soft blam key warm puppy or. kitty whom you adore. what better scenario sounds like an awesome novel

cyn209 said...

a book I would so enjoy.........
thank you for the giveaway.........

Sarah Hayes said...

thank you for sharing

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