Sunday, July 28, 2019

Review Tour: Challenging Mountains by Tricia McGill

Congratulations to tour winner Latisha D. and to host winner Iron Canuck.

Goddess Fish Promotions is organizing a Virtual REVIEW ONLY Tour for Challenging Mountains by Tricia McGill, a 140 page historical romance available now from Books We Love. The tour will run every Monday for 4 weeks starting on September 2, and the book is available in PDF format.

Tricia McGill will be awarding a $25 Amazon/BN GC to a randomly drawn winner via rafflecopter during the tour. Additionally, Goddess Fish Promotions will be awarding a $5 Amazon GC to a randomly drawn host.
By 1840 the colony of New South Wales was expanding. Transportation of convicts to the east coast ended, and many free squatters set out to settle on lands to the south. In 1836, the Government in London authorised Governor Bourke to establish a settlement in The Port Philip District of New South Wales, and an Association was formed to make the district a separate colony.

Timothy, Tiger and Bella Carstairs eldest son has turned 21. Bored with his Government job and intent on seeking adventure and a new life away from Sydney, Tim decides to journey south in an endeavour to find this adventure, accompanied by his Uncle Carlos. Where else to find it, but in a newly formed settlement.

In the 1840s the road south might not be as hazardous as the one across the mountains travelled by his parents when he was a child, but the month long journey overland holds many dangers and challenges to be faced. Escaped and ex-convicts seek the easy life by forming gangs to take what they can where they can. Forced to fight off the intruders who take claim to the land they have cared for over many, many generations, the Indigenous people are faced with many trials and battles of their own.

Not the least of Tim’s personal challenges is a young headstrong woman who, uninvited, takes it upon herself to join him on his travels.  When they reach their destination, their troubles have only just begun.

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