Thursday, November 26, 2015

Spotlight on Castles, Customs, and Kings: True Tales by English Historical Fiction Authors (Volume 2) + Giveaway!!

Publication Date: September 30, 2015
Madison Street Publishing
Hardcover, Paperback, eBook; 598 Pages

Genre: History

An anthology of essays from the second year of the English Historical Fiction Authors blog, this book transports the reader across the centuries from prehistoric to twentieth century Britain. Nearly fifty different authors share the stories, incidents, and insights discovered while doing research for their own historical novels.

From medieval law and literature to Tudor queens and courtiers, from Stuart royals and rebels to Regency soldiers and social calls, experience the panorama of Britain’s yesteryear. Explore the history behind the fiction, and discover the true tales surrounding Britain’s castles, customs, and kings.

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“Thoroughly enjoyable and diverse…leisure reading for any history fan.” – Elizabeth Chadwick, on Castles, Customs, and Kings (Volume 1)

Giveaway Time!!!

Thanks to the lovely Amy at HF Virtual Book Tours I am able to give away one eBook copy of Castles, Customs and Kings: True Tales by English Historical Fiction Authors (Volume 2), open internationally (winner will be able to choose preferred eBook format)!  All you have to do is enter your name and email address on the giveaway form HERE. Please be sure to enter BOTH your name and email address so I can contact you if you are the winner.
If you would like extra entries you can follow me on various social  media sites (links are on the right hand sidebar) just be sure to leave the name/email address you follow with on the giveaway form (I check!).
That's it! I'll pick a winner on December 3rd, 2015 and the winner will have 48 hours to respond to my email before I have to pick another winner.
Good Luck!!

Giveaway Rules 

You must be 18 years old to enter
Only one entry per household
All giveaway entrants agree to be honest and not cheat the systems; any suspect of fraud is decided upon by blog/site owner and the sponsor, and entrants may be disqualified at our discretion.


Castles, Customs and Kings Blog Tour Schedule

Monday, November 16

Review at Oh, for the Hook of a Book!
Spotlight at Unshelfish

Tuesday, November 17

Review at Kinx’s Book Nook

Wednesday, November 18

Review at One Book Shy of a Full Shelf

Thursday, November 19

Review at Unabridged Chick

Friday, November 20

Review at With Her Nose Stuck In A Book

Saturday, November 21

Spotlight at The Reading Queen

Monday, November 23

Review at A Chick Who Reads
Spotlight at HF Connection

Tuesday, November 24
Spotlight at So Many Books, So Little Time

Wednesday, November 25

Review at Broken Teepee

Thursday, November 26

Spotlight at A Literary Vacation

Friday, November 27

Review at Bookish
Spotlight at Let Them Read Books

Saturday, November 28

Spotlight at Passages to the Past

Monday, November 30

Review at Impressions In Ink
Review at CelticLady’s Reviews
Review at The True Book Addict


  1. Thanks so much, Colleen, for hosting us!

  2. awesome information, thanks for sharing

  3. Happy Thursday! I've picked a winner of an eBook copy of Castles, Customs and Kings using a random number generator and our winner is.....Denise Duvall! Congratulations Denise, I'll be passing on your email to the tour organizer in just a minute so they can be in touch regarding where to send your eBook. Everyone else, I have another giveaway going on right now for a paperback copy of The Conqueror's Wife and will be having more giveaways coming up soon, so stay tuned!