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Rebecca Hazell's The Tiger and The Dove Trilogy Book Blast

Please join Rebecca Hazell as she tours the blogosphere for the Tiger and
the Dove trilogy Book Blast, from December 1 - 14, and be entered to win
all three books in the trilogy!

The Grip of God (Book One)


The Grip of God is the first novel in an epic historical trilogy, The Tiger and the Dove. Set in the thirteenth century, its heroine, Sofia, is a young princess of Kievan Rus. She begins her story by recounting her capture in battle and life of slavery to a young army captain in the Mongol armies that are flooding Europe. Not only is her life shattered, it is threatened by the bitter rivalries in her new master's powerful family, and shadowed by the leader of the Mongol invasion, Batu Khan, Genghis Khan's grandson. How will she learn to survive in a world of total war, much less rediscover the love she once took for granted? Always seeking to escape and menaced by outer enemies and inner turmoil, where can she find safe haven even if she can break free? Clear eyed and intelligent, Sofia could be a character from The Game of Thrones, but she refuses to believe that life is solely about the strong dominating the weak or about taking endless revenge. Her story is based on actual historical events, which haunt her destiny. Like an intelligent Forrest Gump, she reflects her times. But as she matures, she learns to reflect on them as well, and to transcend their fetters. In doing so, she recreates a lost era for us, her readers.

Solomon's Bride (Book Two)




Solomon's Bride is the dramatic sequel to The Grip of God. Sofia, the heroine, a former princess from Kievan Rus' was enslaved by a Mongol nobleman and then taken as a concubine by the leader of the Mongol invasions, Batu Khan, grandson of Genghis Khan. Now, having fled the Mongols with a price on her head, Sofia escapes into Persia and what she believes will be safety, only to fall into the clutches of the Assassins, who seek to disrupt the Mongol empire. In a world at war, both outer and inner, the second phase of her adventures unfolds. Can she ever find safe haven, much less the lost love and family that was almost destroyed by the Mongols?

Consolamentum (Book Three)




In the finale of Sofia's memoir, Consolamentum, both dramatic and poignant, her dreams of home are shattered when her own family betrays her. Raising her child on her own, mourning the loss of her beloved knight, and building a trading empire, she seeks safe haven for her child and herself. Her quest takes her from Antioch to Constantinople to Venice. A surprise reunion in Venice leads her to France where she runs afoul of the newly established Holy Inquisition, possibly the greatest challenge she has yet faced. Can a woman so marked by oppression, betrayal, and danger ever find her safe haven, much less genuine happiness?

Buy Links

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About the Author




Rebecca Hazell is a an award winning artist, author and educator. She has written, illustrated and published four non-fiction children’s books, created best selling educational filmstrips, designed educational craft kits for children and even created award winning needlepoint canvases. She is a senior teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist lineage, and she holds an honours BA from the University of California at Santa Cruz in Russian and Chinese history.

Rebecca lived for many years in the San Francisco Bay Area. In 1988 she and her family moved to Halifax, Nova Scotia, and in 2006 she and her husband moved to Vancouver Island. They live near their two adult children in the beautiful Cowichan Valley.

Visit Rebecca:

Website | Goodreads | Facebook

Book Blast Schedule

Monday, December 1:

History from a Woman’s Perspective

Tuesday, December 2:

A Book Geek

Wednesday, December 3:

The Never-Ending Book


Thursday, December 4:

Oh, For the Hook of a Book

Friday, December 5:

Must Read Faster 

Saturday, December 6:

What is that Book About 

Sunday, December 7:

The True Book Addict

Tuesday, December 9:

She is Too Fond of Books & Movies


Wednesday, December 10:

To Read, Or Not to Read

Thursday, December 11:

Historical Fiction Connection

Friday, December 12:

Book Drunkard 

Saturday, December 13:

Brooke Blogs 

Giveaway

To win all three books in Rebecca Hazell’s The Tiger and the Dove trilogy
(eBook and print, two winners), please complete the Rafflecopter giveaway
form below. Ebook giveaway is open internationally. Print book giveaway is
open to U.S./Canada.

Giveaway ends at 11:59pm on December 14th. You must be 18 or older to enter.

Winners will be chosen via Rafflecopter on December 17th and notified via
email.

Winners have 48 hours to claim prize or new winner is chosen.



Comments

  1. Thanks again for participating and for bearing with me in my lateness. :)

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  2. Thanks for letting me participate.

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  3. The real historical events can be traced in the pages of this book. The author managed to make some changes. However, this did not spoil the idea.

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  4. I have already read the first book and I must I love it. Great read! I am going to read the other two as soon as possible, hoping they are going to be even more awesome than the first one! Thank you for posting!

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