HFVBT Blog Tour Giveaway: The Duel for Consuelo by Claudia H. Long


02_The Duel for Consuelo

Publication Date: June 2, 2014 |  Booktrope Editions | Formats: eBook, Paperback

Genre: Historical Fiction
Series: The Castillo Family, Book Two

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History, love, and faith combine in a gripping novel set in early 1700’s Mexico. In this second passionate and thrilling story of the Castillo family, the daughter of a secret Jew is caught between love and the burdens of a despised and threatened religion. The Enlightenment is making slow in-roads, but Consuelo’s world is still under the dark cloud of the Inquisition. Forced to choose between protecting her ailing mother and the love of dashing Juan Carlos Castillo, Consuelo’s personal dilemma reflects the conflicts of history as they unfold in 1711 Mexico.

A rich, romantic story illuminating the timeless complexities of family, faith, and love.

Praise for Novels of Claudia H. Long

The Duel for Consuelo: “A fascinating, terrifying window into early 18th–century Mexico and the final throes of the Inquisition. Courage and daring fill every page. The conclusion of The Duel for Consuelo is as heart rending as it is pulse pounding.” -David Perlstein, author of Slick! and The Boy Walker

Josefina’s Sin: "Superb debut. A moving tale of women seeking to balance competing passions of the heart, body, and mind in the lavish setting of a seventeenth-century Mexican court." -Publishers Weekly

The Harlot’s Pen: “I was in awe of Claudia's skill with threading such a compelling and captivating story through such a troubled time. She is beyond talented. Do yourself a favor and pick up a copy of this inspiring book. You won't regret it!” -Kristen @ Pretty Little Pages

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About the Author

03_Claudia H. LongClaudia Long is a highly caffeinated, terminally optimistic married lady living in Northern California. She writes about early 1700’s Mexico and modern day and roaring 20's California. Claudia practices law as a mediator for employment disputes and business collapses, has two formerly rambunctious–now grown kids, and owns four dogs and a cat. Her first mainstream novel was Josefina's Sin, published by Simon & Schuster in 2011. Her second one, The Harlot’s Pen, was published with Devine Destinies in February 2014. Claudia grew up in Mexico City and New York, and she now lives in California.

For more information please visit Claudia H. Long’s website and blog. You can also connect with her on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.

Other Titles by Claudia H. Long

Josefina’s Sin
The Harlot’s Pen

The Duel for Consuelo Blog Tour Schedule

Monday, August 25
Review at Book Drunkard
Interview at What Is That Book About

Tuesday, August 26
Spotlight at Flashlight Commentary

Wednesday, August 27
Review at Library Educated

Thursday, August 28
Review & Giveaway at A Bookish Affair

Friday, August 29
Interview & Giveaway at Let Them Read Books

Monday, September 1
Review at Jorie Loves a Story

Tuesday, September 2
Review & Giveaway at Beth's Book Blog

Wednesday, September 3
Spotlight & Giveaway at Historical Fiction Connection

Thursday, September 4
Review at CelticLady's Reviews

Friday, September 5
Spotlight & Giveaway at Passages to the Past

Giveaway

To win a copy of The Duel for Consuelo, eBook or print, please complete the form below. Giveaway is open to US residents only and ends on September 16th.

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7 comments:

  1. I really enjoyed this book. Never knew that Jewish people fled from Spain to the New World.

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  2. This captivating book interests me greatly. Since I am Jewish it is very meaningful, profound and important. I have read many fiction and non-fiction about this topic and live where there are Crypto-Jews so this is fascinating. Thanks for this wonderful giveaway. saubleb(at)gmail(dot)com

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  3. This book sounds great! I'm newish to histfic and I haven't yet read anything set in Mexico - I'm sure it'll be a nice respite from all the novels set in Tudor and Elizabethan England. ;)

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  4. How interesting, I'm just scratching the surface on Mexican history and could always use some input. Thanks.

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  5. would love to read this book, as I've never read a story set in Mexico........

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  6. I haven't read any historical books set in Mexico, but this one sounds really interesting. Thanks for having this giveaway.

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