The Wolf Mirror blog tour, Guest Post & International Giveaway! (end 4/6/17)

March 21, 2017

Here is a YA Paranormal which is sure to be a “hit”!

The Wolf Mirror  by Caroline Healy

Publication date: February 14th 2017
Genres: Historical, Romance, Young Adult

Changing places doesn’t always help you see things differently.
Cassie throws the first punch in a brawl at Winchester Abbey Girl’s School. Her subsequent suspension is a glitch in Cassie’s master plan; Finish School/Get Job/Leave Home (and never come back). As punishment her mother banishes her to Ludlow Park, their creepy ancestral home. In the dark of a stormy night Cassie finds herself transported to 1714, the beginning of the Georgian period.
With the help of a lady’s maid and an obnoxious gentleman, Mr Charles Stafford, Cassie must unravel the mysterious illness afflicting Lord Miller. If Lord Miller kicks the bucket the house goes to Reginald Huxley, the brainless cousin from London.
Cassie’s task is to figure out who is poisoning the Lord of Ludlow without exposing herself to the ridicule of her peers, getting herself committed to the asylum or worse, married off to the first man who will have her.
Cassie must learn to hold her tongue, keep her pride in check and reign in her rebellious nature – because the fate of her entire family, for generations, rests on her shoulders.
Meanwhile, Lady Cassandra Miller frantically searches for her smelling salts or her trusted governess Miss. Blythe, whose soothing advice she would dearly love. Instead Cassandra finds some woman and a boy squatting in the Ludlow mansion; her father, her lady’s maid and all the servants have magically disappeared.
Tell-a-vision, the In-her-net, horseless carriages and women wearing pantaloons; Cassandra is afraid that she might have inhaled fowl air causing her to temporarily lose her senses.
Only when both girls can get over their pride, societal prejudices and self-importance will they be able to return to their rightful century. Until then, they are free to wreak maximum damage on their respective centuries.

GUEST POST:

What books from your childhood reading would you like to bring back? Why?

It’s weird when I try to explain to people that I have very little memories from when I was a child, a teenager or even as a young adult. In fact, I have very poor memory for recalling experiences in the relative past.

However I have vivid memories of reading, of books, characters and situations. I remember my mother reading to me as a child, more so of me begging for ‘just one more page’, ‘just one more chapter… please?’ I even have memories of falling asleep mid story time.

There are lots of books we read together, my mother and I but one of the books I remember was the book, ‘Five Children and It; by E. Nesbit. I don’t think it is out of print or anything as it is a classic but I had a special illustrated edition and every now and then I look for it in the shops or on line but I can never find it.

I would bring all sorts of great stories back for kids nowadays. The Borrowers, anything by Enid Blyton. There are loads of great books today for kids but some of the classics are great too. I think mixing old and new is important. AMEN to that! Thank you, Caroline!

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Author Bio:

Caroline Healy is a writer and community arts facilitator. She recently completed her M.A. in Creative Writing at the Seamus Heaney Centre, Queen’s University. She alternates her time between procrastination and making art.
In 2012 her award winning short story collection A Stitch in Time was published by Doire Press. Fiction and commentary has been featured in publications across Ireland, the U.K. and more recently in the U.S. Caroline’s work can be found in journals such as Wordlegs,The Bohemyth, Short Story Ireland, Short Stop U.K., Five Stop Story, Prole, Literary Orphans and the Irish Writers’ Centre Lonely Voice
Her debut Y.A. novel, Blood Entwines was published by Bloomsbury Spark in August 2014 and she is in the process of writing the second book in the series, Blood Betrayal, as well as a short story collection, The House of Water.
She has a fondness for dark chocolate, cups of tea and winter woollies.

(More details can be found on her website: www.carolinehealy.com)

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10 Comments

  • Janet W. March 21, 2017 at 12:36 pm

    Such a unique cover! I’d love to read this!

  • Kate Sarsfield March 21, 2017 at 2:11 pm

    Hi Caroline, what part of NI are you from? Love the Red Riding Hood cover pic!

  • Anne March 21, 2017 at 5:54 pm

    Thanks for this captivating feature and giveaway.

  • Giselle March 21, 2017 at 8:48 pm

    Thanks for hosting today! 🙂

  • Karin S March 22, 2017 at 10:05 pm

    this book sounds great!the plot sounds amazing 🙂

  • Terri Quick March 25, 2017 at 11:38 pm

    Thank you for this giveaway 🙂

    • LAWonder10 March 26, 2017 at 1:04 pm

      Thank you for your support, Terri!
      Lu Ann

  • Sarah Hayes March 27, 2017 at 11:11 pm

    this looks great !

  • Laurajj March 31, 2017 at 7:38 pm

    Oh my gosh…I love the cover! Really makes you think and draws you in! I would love to read!

  • Linda April 2, 2017 at 11:47 pm

    I love books that take place in boarding schools/English manors. This looks great.