Tuesday, June 05, 2012

Touching the Sky by Tracie Peterson

This week, the
Christian Fiction Blog Alliance
is introducing
Touching The Sky
Bethany House Publishers (June 1, 2012)
Tracie Peterson


Tracie Peterson is the bestselling, award-winning author of more than 85 novels.
She received her first book contract in November, 1992 and saw A Place To Belong published in February 1993 with Barbour Publishings' Heartsong Presents. She wrote exclusively with Heartsong for the next two years, receiving their readership's vote for Favorite Author of the Year for three years in a row.

In December, 1995 she signed a contract with Bethany House Publishers to co-write a series with author Judith Pella. Tracie now writes exclusively for Bethany House Publishers.

She teaches writing workshops at a variety of conferences on subjects such as inspirational romance and historical research.

Tracie was awarded the Romantic Times Career Achievement Award for 2007 Inspirational Fiction and her books have won numerous awards for favorite books in a variety of contests.

Making her home in Montana, this Kansas native enjoys spending time with family--especially her three grandchildren--Rainy, Fox and Max. She's active in her church as the Director of Women's Ministries, coordinates a yearly writer's retreat for published authors, and travels, as time permits, to research her books.


 When Laura Marquardt first meets Brandon Reid, their encounter is anything but pleasant. But when the two are seated together at a dinner party, they soon find that they share similar interests--Laura desires to educate blacks, and Brandon, as a white officer over colored troops, eagerly supports her cause.

When Laura's sister, Carissa, marries her Confederate beau, Laura finds herself in a difficult situation when she overhears plots to kill Union soldiers. Though in her heart she feels she should share this information with Brandon, Laura fears she will betray her sister's trust and possibly endanger her sister's life. And when Brandon's motives for pursuing her come into question, her heart is even more conflicted. Where is God leading her?

If you would like to read the first chapter of Touching The Sky, go HERE.

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Note: Sometimes you will find missing posts for bloggers. The main reason is that their book has been delayed. We do not expect a review if they haven't had the opportunity to read the book :-) Check the comments for additional posters and follow our list of bloggers for this tour:

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Lynn said...

My post is scheduled with review to go up in the A.M.. Loved it!!!!

MJ @ Creative Madness Mama said...

scheduled www.ChristianHistoricalFiction.com and CMM.

IE Mommy said...

Another one that arrived late. Will post review when completed. Until then...here is the HTML code post - http://www.theiemommy.com/2012/06/06/touching-the-sky-by-tracie-peterson/

Ernie W. said...

Post is up.

Heart2Heart said...

Absolutely adored this book! Can't wait for the third one to see what happens next!


Love and Hugs ~ Kat

Andrea said...


Mocha with Linda said...

Mine will post at midnight tonight. Absolutely loving this series. Tracie Peterson rocks!

Charity said...

Post will be up today. Excellent book!!


Lynetta said...

Post is up on Open Book.

CarlybirdK said...


Pam at Daysong Reflections said...

Finally found a minute to sit down and write my review. Always enjoy Tracie Peterson.

Molly said...

Scheduled: http://reviewsbymolly.com/?p=4527

Margie Vawter said...


Joy Hannabass said...

Posted here and almost finished reading the book...will post review this weekend...

Cheryl Klarich said...


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Suzanne Wesley said...

Review is up! http://blog.suzannewesley.com/2012/06/book-cover-review-of-touching-sky-by.html

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