Welcome to my stop on the Virtual Book Tour, presented by Reading Addiction Virtual Book Tours, for Plantation Nation by Mercedes King. Please leave a comment or question for Mercedes to let her know you stopped by. You may enter her tour wide giveaway by filling out the Rafflecopter form below. You can also follow the rest of her tour here, the more stops you visit, the better your odds of winning. My review will post this morning.
By Mercedes King
Publisher: Astrea Press Publishing
Release Date: May 27, 2014
Genre: Young Adult Historical Fiction
Length: 295 Pages
About the book:
Sixteen year old Emma Cartwright runs away from her family’s South Carolina rice plantation after a slave is beaten to death. Determined to join the fight against slavery, Emma enlists in the Union Army disguised as a young man. Nothing could prepare her for the sacrifices needed—and for falling in love for the first time.
Mercedes King is an Ohio native and founding member of Sisters in Crime Columbus, Ohio (affectionately dubbed SiCCO). With a degree in Criminology from Capital University and a passion for writing, she crafted O! Jackie, a novel focusing on the private life of Jackie Kennedy. She has also written The Kennedy Chronicles, a series of short stories featuring JFK and Jackie before they were married and before 'Camelot'. Mercedes writes in a variety of genres, including historical and mystery / suspense. In fact, she's working on creating a new genre, 'modern historical'.
Her newest release, Plantation Nation, follows the journey of Emma Cartwright, a 16 year old Southern girl who disguises herself as a young man and joins the Union Army.
Visit her sites, OJackiebook.com or Mercedesking.com . Contact her at Mercedes 'at' ojackiebook 'dot' com. You can also connect with her on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.