Monday, March 4, 2019

Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tours: Finding Lord Farlisle

Finding Lord Farlisle by Cassandra Dean

Publication Date: November 27, 2018
eBook; 86 Pages
ASIN: B07JLWSFJG
Genre: Historical Romance/Regency
The girl he finally remembers Eleven years ago, a shipwreck robbed Lord Maxim Farlisle of his memory. Recovering himself, he journeys to his childhood home to find Waithe Hall shut and deserted. Unwilling to face what remains of his family, Maxim makes his home in the abandoned hall…only to have a determined ghost hunter invade his uneasy peace. The boy she never forgot Fascinated by spirits, Lady Alexandra Torrence cannot disregard the opportunity to investigate the estate she knew so well. She arrives at the shuttered hall to discover a ghost of a different kind—the boy she thought to never see again. Maxim had been the boy next door, her best friend, her soul mate…and then he’d vanished. As the two rediscover their connection, the promise of young love burns into an overwhelming passion. But the time apart has scarred them both—will they discover a love that will draw them together or will the past tear them apart forever? "Finding Lord Farlisle is a lovely story: sweet, witty, flirtatious, emotional, touching. A truly delightful way to spend a couple of hours." Anna Campbell, author of the bestselling Dashing Widows series "Sweet, fun, and delightful! If you love friends to lovers, you'll adore Finding Lord Farlisle." -Tamara Gill, author of the Lords of London series

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Review:  I love a short read when I have been reading some heavier material, so this novella really hit the spot. It was absolutely perfect, which is really hard to do when you are trying to fit a good story into about 90ish pages, but Cassandra Dean did just that.

Lady Alexandra is at Waithe Hall to investigate ghosts, only she found Maxim who was her childhood friend when she gets there. Maxim has lost his memory when he was shipwrecked.

As he spends time with Alexandra his memory starts to return. Maxim starts remembering her and he starts falling for Alexandra too.

First let me say, Maxim = 💕 .  If I were the type of person to have book boyfriends, Maxim would definitely be it. He's very flawed. I'm guessing through some of the things alluded to in the story that Maxim is dyslexic. However dyslexia wasn't first recognized until 1896, which makes my heart break even more for Maxim.

Lady Alexandra is wonderful too. She's smart and quirky and its so obvious that this is really a friends to lovers story in the best way possible. I also love that Alexandra's friendship builds Maxim up.

I fell in love with this story instantly. It was short sweet and and just up my alley. This is a book you shouldn't pass up.

I can't wait to read more of Cassandra's stories.

Rating: 5 flowers


About the Author

Cassandra Dean is an award-winning, best-selling author of historical and fantasy romance. She is a 2018 recipient of the coveted Romance Writers of Australia Ruby Award. Her next novel will be FINDING LORD FARLISLE, kicking off a new series, LOST LORDS. Cassandra is proud to call South Australia her home, where she regularly cheers on her AFL football team and creates her next tale.

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Blog Tour Schedule

Thursday, February 28
Excerpt at To Read, Or Not to Read

Friday, March 1
Review at So Many Books, So Little Time
Feature at CelticLady's Reviews

Saturday, March 2
Feature at Maiden of the Pages

Monday, March 4
Review at A Chick Who Reads

Tuesday, March 5
Feature at The Book Junkie Reads
Excerpt at Historical Fiction with Spirit

Wednesday, March 6
Review at Pursuing Stacie

Thursday, March 7
Excerpt at Myths, Legends, Books & Coffee Pots

Friday, March 8
Review at Locks, Hooks and Books

Monday, March 11
Review & Interview at Passages to the Past

Tuesday, March 12
Review at Coffee and Ink

Wednesday, March 13
Excerpt at Bookish Rantings

Thursday, March 14
Feature at What Is That Book About

Friday, March 15
Feature at T's Stuff

Saturday, March 16
Interview & Excerpt at Jorie Loves a Story

Giveaway

During the Blog Tour we will be giving away a $10 Amazon Gift Card! To enter, please use the Gleam form below. Giveaway Rules – Giveaway ends at 11:59pm EST on March 16th. You must be 18 or older to enter. – Giveaway is open to US 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. Finding Lord Farlisle

2 comments:

Cassandra Dean said...

Thank you for hosting me and Finding Lord Farlisle! I'm glad you enjoy Alexandra and Maxim's story :)

Amy Bruno said...

Thanks for hosting, Andrea! We appreciate the support!

Amy
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