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Inquisitor’s Niece by Erika Rummel

Inquisitor’s Niece Erika RummelDescription of Inquisitor’s Niece by Erika Rummel

Publisher:  Bygone Era Books, Ltd. (March 31, 2016)
Category: Historical Fiction
ISBN: 978-1-941072-38-7
Tour Date: May/June, 2016
Available in: Print & ebook, 394 Pages

The path of true love never runs straight. Alonso and Luisa love each other, However there are a few obstacles to their happiness: the husband she was forced to marry; her uncle, the Regent of Spain; and Alonso’s Jewish family. Mix in the meddlesome Natale, whose loyalty is always to the highest bidder, and you have a story of a courageous couple determined to be happy together, despite the cards being stacked against them.

Using the tumultuous period of Spain immediately following the deaths of Ferdinand and Isabella as her canvas, Erika Rummel paints a portrait of an era where Cardinals hold supreme power, Jews are forcibly converted to Christianity, and the spies of the Inquisition are everywhere.

Praise for Head Games by Erika Rummel

“Head Games is a unique and entertaining adventure with heart. There are the thrills of the adventure itself and we get to see the depth of the characters as they experience their fast paced South American quest. The story felt new and fresh!”-Valerie Mitchell, Mama Likes This

“This is a fast paced page turner.  A suspenseful, thrilling roller coaster ride with lots of twisty, loopy sections.  Head Games is an apt title for this enthralling read. “- Joy Renee, Joy Story

“Identity’s a big theme in this work, so if you’ve ever felt you were someone other than yourself, if you thought you might like to try living in someone else’s skin, if you’ve wondered whether your friends and loved ones were not exactly who they claimed to be, then this psychological labyrinth might just be your winding road to a good read”.- Carole Giangrande, Words to Go

About Erika RummelInquisitor’s Niece Erika Rummel

Erika Rummel is the author of more than a dozen non-fiction books and three novels: ‘Playing Naomi’, ‘Head Games’, ‘The Inquisitor’s Niece’.

She won the Random House Creative Writing Award (2011) for a chapter from ‘The Effects of Isolation on the Brain’, which is forthcoming. She is the recipient of a Getty Fellowship and the Killam Award.

Erika grew up in Vienna, emigrated to Canada and obtained a PhD from the University of Toronto. She taught at Wilfrid Laurier and U of Toronto.  She divides her time between Toronto and Los Angeles and has lived in Argentina, Romania, and Bulgaria.

Erika’s Website: http://www.erikarummel.com/
rika’s Blog: http://rummelsincrediblestories.blogspot.ca/
witter: https://twitter.com/historycracks
acebook: https://www.facebook.com/erika.rummel.1

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Giveaway Winners GaloreThanks so much to all the authors, publishers, and publicists for all of the awesome giveaways! They are so much fun to host and I know my readers appreciate them!!
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American Tumbleweeds by Marta ElvaAmerican Tumbleweeds by Marta Elva

Thanks to Jean Huets of  Circling Rivers, I am giving away one print copy of American Tumbleweeds by Marta Elva.

Description of American Tumbleweeds by Marta Elva

Set along the border between El Paso, Texas, and Juárez, Mexico, American Tumbleweeds tells the bittersweet story of a Mexican-American family’s struggle to stay together as tradition collides with the social upheaval of 1960s America.

Inez’s family threatens to fly apart when her father gets arrested smuggling marijuana into the U.S. Inez finds refuge from the turmoil in the old ways cherished by her beloved Mexican grandmother. But life in El Paso is far more exciting, as the explosion of rock music and new personal freedom shatter traditions on both sides of the border.

American Tumbleweeds captures poignantly the growing pains of a young girl and of all immigrant families whose dual cultural identities lend them both strength and strife. From Amalia, the matriarchal grandmother, to Inez, woman-child of the 1960s, these “American tumbleweeds” portray every family: loving and clinging, wounding each other deeply while comforting each other in the soul-deep ways that only families can reach.

Praise for American Tumbleweeds by Marta Elva

“With AMERICAN TUMBLEWEEDS, Marta Elva pulls us into the minds of a half-dozen members of a border family in crisis, dramatizing the state of living ni aqui, ni alla—neither here nor there geographically and emotionally. A moving frst novel. — John Sayles, flm director, author, and MacArthur fellow Te aptly named AMERICAN TUMBLEWEEDS depicts the balancing act some bi-cultural families must undertake to live in America. Te characters indeed “tumble” back and forth over our southernmost border, forced to live in two worlds at once. Tis is an experience all Americans should know about.” – Sonia Manzano, author of Becoming Maria: Love and Chaos in the South Bronx

“AMERICAN TUMBLEWEEDS is an engrossing, enlightening portrayal of life along the Mexican–American border in the late 1960s. Marta Elva’s sensitive insights draw a straight line to family and societal issues in today’s headlines.”- Annamaria Alferi, author of Strange God

About Marta ElvaAmerican Tumbleweeds by Marta Elva

Marta Elva was born in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, and raised in El Paso, Texas. Her career as a writer, producer, editor and camera operator in television and independent flm spans over three decades and includes several Emmy-nominated shows, notably PBS WNET New York’s “Setting the Stage.”

Marta has served as council member for the Writers Guild of America East. She and her husband raised a son and a daughter together and now live on Florida’s Gulf Coast.

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