Monday, March 20, 2017

HE GAVE ME BARN CATS BOOK TOUR





Author Maria Santomasso-Hyde is visiting today as part of her HE GAVE ME BARN CATS Blog Tour with MC Book Tours. Her book was released March 14 by Dancing Lemur Press.





If you’re looking for a story that will touch your heart, you’ve found it in this tender story of love, loss, and inspiration. You could win your own copy, just check out the giveaway details.





◊ He Gave Me BARN CATS
◊ by Maria Santomass0-Hyde


◊ Published by Dancing Lemur Press, L.L.C.


◊ Available March 14, 2017


◊ $10.95, 6x9 Trade paperback, 134 pages


◊ Genres: Christian Fiction / Christian Life-Death, Grief, Bereavement


◊ Print ISBN 978-1-939844-21-7 eBook ISBN 978-1-939844-22-4


◊ Order through Ingram, Follett Library Resources, or from the publisher


◊ $3.99 eBook available in all formats





Inspired by true events...





        Maria has cared for her very ill mother for many years. Her burdens are heavy, causing a sadness bordering on darkness.  When she discovers her historic barn is now home to a mother cat and kittens, she feels lighter than she has in years. As the kittens grow, they teach her as only animals can do.


          Then tragedy strikes. As Maria loses her family, the darkness envelopes her like the heavy fog that blankets her Blue Ridge Mountain home each morning. She creates a scorecard:  God: 9, Maria: 0.  Her questions turn into anger at God.  She searches to find answers as to why her loving God would take away so much in such a short time.


          How will she learn to trust again? Can the kittens in her barn help her heal?





HE GAVE ME BARN CATS is available for order in print format at following sites: Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Books A Million, Everything Cats, Foyles, and Chapters-Indigo.





HE GAVE ME BARN CATS is available for order in eBook format at the following sites: Barnes and Noble, Kobo, iTunes, and Amazon.





Be sure to add HE GAVE ME BARN CATS to your shelf on Goodreads.











Formerly a newspaper reporter, Maria Santomasso-Hyde now owns Alta Vista Fine Art Gallery.



She lives in Valle Crucis, North Carolina, with her husband, Lee, and The Queen of the Universe (Roma, their Black Cat) … and other Black Cats who decide to move in.





Come join the blog tour and learn more about Maria and HE GAVE ME BARN CATS by visiting the following blog:







March 8 - Rockin' Book Reviews - Guest Post




March 10 - Defending The Pen - Excerpt


March 13 - Reviews by Crystal - Q&A

Alex J. Cavanaugh - Guest Post


March 14 - Thoughts in Progress - Review


March 15 - Open


March 16 - A Bluestocking's Place - Excerpt



March 17 - Juneta @ Writer's Gambit - Q&A


March 20 - Reviews From the Heart - Review


CBY Book Club - Excerpt


March 21 - bookworm1102 - Excerpt











Giveaway Details:





This is a tour-wide giveaway for two (2) print copies (U.S only) and two (2) eBooks (international). To enter just click on the Rafflecopter widget below and follow the instructions.











 
 

27 comments:

  1. Beverly, thanks for featuring Maria's book today and being a part of her tour.

    Mason
    MC Book Tours

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    1. My pleasure, Mason. I'm looking forward to reading Maria's book.

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  2. Thank you for featuring Maria's book today.

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    1. You're welcome, Diane. Happy to feature Maria. Looking forward to reading her book.

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  3. Sounds like a wonderful book, thanks for the suggestion! Congratulations and best of luck with your book, Maria.

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    1. Karin -- Thank you for your kind words. If you read my book, please let me hear from you on my website.

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    1. Hi Alex! Thanks again for your kindness!

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  5. I've noted Maria's book on other blogs and have it earmarked for my reading pleasure.

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    1. Thank you for earmarking my book! Please let me hear from you after you read it.

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  6. Congrats to Maria. Cats sure win any day at play.

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    1. Thanks, Pat! Sounds like there must be a Cat in the Hatt household... which means you'l like my book. Thanks again!

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  7. I love those 'inspired' by true events stories.

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    1. Yes, I agree. I stole that line from movie posters.

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  8. Congratulations on your book, Maria. For cat-lover me it's a must read.

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    1. Beverly -- Thank you for featuring my book on your lovely website. After you read my book, please let me hear your thoughts. Thanks again!

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  9. Aww! Congratulations to Maria. I love any book that has pets!

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    1. So do I, Stephanie, which makes this a must read.

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    1. It does, Kelly. I'm looking forward to reading it.

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  11. Congratulations to Maria! Sounds like a powerful book. Thanks for sharing. :)
    ~Jess

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  12. Congrats to Maria and thanks Beverly for featuring.

    Yvonne.

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  13. I love the title. And it sounds like the book is a good one, too. Thanks for telling us about it.

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    1. It does sound fascinating, Janet, perhaps with a tear or two. Thanks for stopping by.

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