As I mentioned on Monday, Morgan asked me to do two posts. Today, we have a character spotlight for George. Don’t forget to enter the giveaway!
Character Spotlight: George
Appearance: Dark hair and brown eyes. He is tall and lean.
Time Period: 1800
History: George grew up on a Georgia plantation in the early days of America. As the second son, it was unlikely he would ever be master of Creighton Hill, thus, he wished to go to sea, a wish that was denied him. He often helped out the slaves on the plantation, never feeling himself above them. He is a loyal patriot, and is quite devoted to the idea of a representative republic. Continue reading
A new friend of mine is releasing her book today and asked if I could be part of her blog tour. I ended up with two blog posts for her tour, so we have a Part 1 post for today, and a Part 2 post on Friday. Today’s is a super fun interview with 10-year-old Joey Hubbard. But first, here’s a bit about the book.
About the Book
“No one can mysteriously disappear leaving no trace. It isn’t realistic.”
“You’re right, Emily,” her grandfather said thoughtfully. “It isn’t realistic. However, a good many things happen in this world that are not realistic, things supernatural.”
Emily, Allan, Jill, Joey, and Anna have grown up on their grandfather’s tales of ancestors who mysteriously disappeared from Creighton Hill, the plantation home that has been in their family for centuries. When Grampa’s death forces them to move into Creighton Hill, the truth about the supposed disappearances is the first thing on their minds. Allan, Jill, Joey, and Anna’s, that is. As for Emily, why must they keep at their supernatural hogwash?
Could it be that their family really does just have an unusual history of early deaths? Most people seem to think so. But Grampa’s research has uncovered something different. Continue reading