Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Spotlight on Oliver & Jack At Lodgings in Lyme by Christina E. Pilz

Publication Date: June 14, 2015
Blue Rain Press
eBook & Paperback; 450 Pages

Genre: Historical/LGBT/M/M Romance

An ex-apprentice and his street thief companion flee the dangers of Victorian London and the threat of the hangman’s noose in search of family and the promise of a better life.

After Oliver Twist commits murder to protect Jack Dawkins (The Artful Dodger), both must flee London’s familiar but dangerous environs for safety elsewhere. Together they travel to Lyme Regis in the hopes of finding Oliver’s family. Along the way, Jack becomes gravely ill and Oliver is forced to perform manual labor to pay for the doctor’s bills.

While Oliver struggles to balance his need for respectability with his growing love for Jack, Jack becomes disenchanted with the staid nature of village life and his inability to practice his trade. But in spite of their personal struggles, and in the face of dire circumstances, they discover the depth of their love for each other.


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About the Author

Christina was born in Waco, Texas in 1962. After living on a variety of air force bases, in 1972 her Dad retired and the family moved to Boulder, Colorado. There amidst the clear, dry air of the high plains, as the moss started to grow beneath her feet, her love for historical fiction began with a classroom reading of Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder.

She attended a variety of community colleges (Tacoma Community College) and state universities
(UNC-Greeley, CU-Boulder, CU-Denver), and finally found her career in technical writing, which, between layoffs, she has been doing for 18 years. During that time, her love for historical fiction and old-fashioned objects, ideas, and eras has never waned.

In addition to writing, her interests include road trips around the U.S. and frequent flights to England, where she eats fish and chips, drinks hard cider, and listens to the voices in the pub around her. She also loves coffee shops, mountain sunsets, prairie storms, and the smell of lavender. She is a staunch supporter of the Oxford comma.

Learn more about Christina on her website and blog, and connect with her on Facebook, Twitter, Goodreads and Pinterest.

Oliver and Jack At Lodgings in Lyme Blog Tour Schedule

Monday, September 28

Spotlight & Giveaway at Passages to the Past

Tuesday, September 29

Review at Bibliotica
Spotlight at I Heart Reading

Wednesday, September 30

Guest Post & Giveaway at Teddy Rose Book Reviews Plus More

Friday, October 1

Spotlight at Book Nerd

Monday, October 5

Review & Giveaway at Peeking Between the Pages

Tuesday, October 6

Review at Svetlana’s Reads and Views
Spotlight at A Literary Vacation

Friday, October 9

Spotlight at History Undressed

Tuesday, October 13

Spotlight at CelticLady’s Reviews

Wednesday, October 14

Review at Broken Teepee


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