Giveaway and Tour for The Secret Life of Lady Evangline by Jan Davis Warren

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About the Book

Book:  The Secret Life of Lady Evangeline

Author: Jan Davis Warren

Genre:  Christian Historical Romance

Release Date: September 22, 2020

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Everyone believes Lady Evangeline is dead, so why not let them? Her survival depends on it.

After escaping from assassins and healing from her injuries, Evangeline Stanton finds refuge in a crumbling abbey. Her physical scars are nothing to the wounds left by the death of her daughter and abandonment of her husband. She spends most days disguised as Sister Margaret Mary, but when necessary, she dons the disguise of the recently deceased bandit, the Fox, to steal from the rich and help the starving children and widows who come for aid.

Lord Henry Stanton still grieves the death of his beloved wife, Evangeline. Raising their young daughter is now the most important role in his life, even though the child serves as a daily reminder of the love he and his wife once shared. He may never shed the weight of his guilt for not protecting Evangeline from the band of outlaws who killed her, as well as the lies sown by his sister-in-law, which he allowed to separate him from his wife just before her death.

When Henry’s ailing father-in-law sends an urgent request for help to manage his lands, he has no choice but to take his daughter with him to Castle Brighton. But the nun who comes to care for the sick man catches Henry’s notice from the first moment he catches sight of her. When the life of their precious daughter is threatened, can they overcome the lies and secrets of the past and join forces to save their daughter before it is too late?

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I wasn’t sure about Lady Evangline when I first saw this book up for review. I thought her picture on the front cover looked a little spooky, but as I read more and more into the book, I understood why. Her father and his kingdom is important to her so as she strives to protect it’s people, she poses as several different people. I haven’t read very many Medieval stories, so this was slow for me at times in the beginning. As the story unfolds, I enjoy getting to know she and her father and their ways of life. There is a lot if action going on in this story, the emotions, the deceit, the many twists and turns, the parts that were heartbreaking, for me anyway, it all keeps you wanting to read to find out what was happening, and what would finally happen.

This is a new author for me, and I enjoyed her book very much. This is the first in her Secrets series, so we will be hearing more from her in the nesr future. If you are into good, clean fiction from the Medieval era, this one us a must for you. This one gets a solid 4 out of 5 stars from me.

A special thanks to the author/publisher for a copy of this book. I am not required to write a positive review, the opinions here are mine alone. I am disclosing this with my review in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255.


About the Author

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Jan Davis Warren is a mother, grandmother, and a young-at-heart great-grandmother. Her wonderful husband passed away the same year she won the ACFW Genesis Award for Romantic Suspense. That win and many others are encouraging reminders that God wants her to continue writing even in the tough times. Learn more at http://www.janwarrenbooks.com.

More from Jan

Hello Dear Reader,

That you are reading this means you come from some hearty and courageous ancestors. Over thousands of years, they survived good times and bad, plagues, famines, wars, and all manner of tribulations. No matter how many different places around the globe your ancestors ventured, or where they lived and died, you are living proof they existed.

This thought never crossed my mind while writing and winning awards with contemporary romantic suspense, westerns, and even sci-fi. It wasn’t until Lady Evangeline stirred me with her story that I was lured into writing about the Middle Ages. I was even more surprised when I won RWA Faith Hope & Love chapter’s, Touched by Love historical category and the overall award with The Secret Life of Lady Evangeline. Thus began my next exciting adventure, for I had never written a medieval.

While doing research for the time period, I was humbled by the revelation that I’m alive because of ancestors further back than my genealogy has thus far revealed. They survived not only the medieval era, but many other difficult, even horrific times over the centuries before my birth. You and I are truly blessed by our ancestors’ perseverance. We are alive at such a time as this for a reason. Help us Lord to be the light so others might find You and through You life eternal.

Blessings!

Jan Davis Warren

Blog Stops

Debbie’s Dusty Deliberations, September 25

Blogging With Carol, September 25

For Him and My Family, September 26

Inklings and notions, September 27

deb’s Book Review, September 27

Texas Book-aholic, September 28

Connect in Fiction, September 28

Ashley’s Bookshelf, September 29

Romances of the Cross, September 29

Connie’s History Classroom, September 30

The Book Chic Blog, September 30

Babbling Becky L’s Book Impressions, October 1

CarpeDiem, October 1

Older & Smarter?, October 2

Locks, Hooks and Books, October 3

Life, Love, Writing, October 3

Artistic Nobody, October 4 (Guest Review from Joni Truex)

Labor Not in Vain, October 4

Adventures of a Travelers Wife, October 5

Happily Managing a Household of Boys, October 6

Emily Yager, October 6

Sara Jane Jacobs, October 7

Mary Hake, October 7

Splashes of Joy, October 8

Giveaway

To celebrate her tour, Jan is giving away the grand prize of a $50 Amazon gift card!!

Be sure to comment on the blog stops for nine extra entries into the giveaway! Click the link below to enter.

https://promosimple.com/ps/10116/the-secret-life-of-lady-evangeline-celebration-tour-giveaway

8 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. James Robert
    Oct 08, 2020 @ 03:38:33

    Thanks for sharing your great  book and for the giveaway too.

    Reply

  2. Rita Wray
    Oct 08, 2020 @ 13:03:32

    The book sounds great and I love the cover.

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  3. carylkane
    Oct 08, 2020 @ 15:45:17

    Wonderful review! I enjoy Medieval stories. Thank you for sharing.

    Reply

  4. Emma
    Oct 08, 2020 @ 23:32:29

    This sounds like a fun story!

    Reply

  5. simplysuzanne2015
    Oct 09, 2020 @ 09:25:40

    This book sounds really good!

    Reply

  6. Melissa W
    Oct 09, 2020 @ 14:48:26

    I’m so intrigued by this time period!

    Reply

  7. diannekc
    Oct 09, 2020 @ 16:02:05

    I really enjoyed the description of the book. Sounds like a book I would enjoy reading.

    Reply

  8. Debbie P
    Oct 10, 2020 @ 22:26:27

    This sounds like an excellent read.

    Reply

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