Seven Will Out: A Renaissance Revel Blog Tour & Giveaway

Happy Friday, dear readers! Friday is for fun and today we have a chance for one of you to a win a fun read featuring the Tudors, Seven Will Out: A Renaissance by JoAnn Spears!

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Seven Will Out: A Renaissance Revel by JoAnn Spears

Publication Date: October 31, 2015
eBook & Paperback; 528 Pages

Genre: Historical Fiction/Humor/Satire

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If you thought "Six of One: A Tudor Riff" was the most fun you could have with your nightdress on, wait until you see what "Seven Will Out: A Renaissance Revel" has in store. Get ready for one 'ruff' night! Tudorphile Dolly thought that the night she spent on an astral plane with Henry VIII's six wives, learning their heretofore unknown secrets, was a one-time thing. Not so! In "Seven Will Out", Dolly finds herself back in the ether with the women of later Tudor times: Elizabeth I, ‘Bloody’ Mary, Bess of Hardwick, Mary, Queen of Scots, and Anne Hathaway Shakespeare, to name a few. They too have secrets that will turn history on its head, and comic sass that will keep you laughing. You've read all of the traditional, serious and romantic takes on the legendary Tudors. Why not try your Tudors with a new and different twist?

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03_JoAnn SpearsAbout the Author

JoAnn Spears couldn't decide whether to major in English or History in college. Life stepped in, and she wound up with a Master’s Degree in Nursing instead. A twenty-five year nursing career didn’t extinguish that early interest in books and history. It did however stoke a decidedly gallows sense of humor.

The story of the six wives of Henry VIII was JoAnn’s favorite piece of history. Over the years, she read just about every spin on the story that there was. It occurred to her that the one spin that hadn’t been brought to a full length novel about the Tudors was a gallows sense of humor. The Tudors certainly qualified for it, and JoAnn had plenty to spare.

The first ‘real’ book JoAnn ever read was “The Wizard of Oz”. She returned to the Yellow Brick Road for inspiration for a new kind of Tudor novel, and “Six of One” was born.

“Six of One” was begun in JoAnn’s native New Jersey. It was wrapped up in her new Smoky Mountain home in northeast Tennessee, where she is pursuing a second career as a writer. She has, however, obtained a Tennessee nursing license because a) you never stop being a nurse and b) her son Bill thinks she should be sensible and not quit her day job.

While “Six of One” is a different kind of historical novel, JoAnn is a downright stereotypical lady author. She admits to the usual cats, flower beds, needlework, and frightfully complete collections of Jane Austen and Louisa May Alcott.

Blog Tour Schedule

Monday, February 15
Spotlight & Giveaway at Unshelfish

Tuesday, February 16
Review at Turning The Pages

Wednesday, February 17
Review at Book Nerd

Thursday, February 18
Spotlight & Giveaway at CelticLady's Reviews

Friday, February 19
Interview at Historical Fiction Addicts
Giveaway at Passages to the Past

Monday, February 22
Review at A Holland Reads
Guest Post at Boom Baby Reviews

Tuesday, February 23
Review & Giveaway at Historical Fiction Obsession

Wednesday, February 24
Review at Rambling Reviews

Thursday, February 25
Review at With Her Nose Stuck In A Book

Friday, February 26
Guest Post at Teddy Rose Book Reviews Plus More

Sunday, February 28
Review at The Tudor Enthusiast

Monday, February 29
Review at Svetlana's Reads and Views


To win a paperback copy of Seven Will Out: A Renaissance Revel by JoAnn Spears please leave a comment below with your email address or alternate way to contact you should you win.


– Giveaway ends at 11:59pm EST on February 29th. You must be 18 or older to enter.
– Giveaway is open to US & Canadian residents only.
– 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
– Winner has 48 hours to claim prize or new winner is chosen.

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  1. Ooo....this one looks good!
    Hope I win!
    time2read2 at gmail dot com

  2. I am so excited for the opportunity to win this book. You're right I read all the serious stuff on the tutors now I'm ready for some laughs
    Email is..

  3. Awesome, thank you for the chance!!

  4. What an interesting take on historical fiction, I don't think I've ever seen anything quite like it. I'd love to win a copy, thanks for the chance.

  5. ...oh, and - crs(at)codedivasites(dot)com, duh!

  6. So excited about the blog tour and the giveaway! Glad to see folks interested in a different spin on the Tudors, thanks for the comments!


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