Wednesday, March 30, 2016

A Treasure Concealed

GIVEAWAY

PETERSON, TRACIE
A TREASURE CONCEALED

There is more than gold to be found in these hills.

Emily Carver longs to have a home of her own, but instead she endures a transient existence in the gold mining camps of Montana Territory, where her father's hopes for riches be lie endlessly buried. Promises of wealth from this wild land have brought only hardship and disappointment, causing Emily to wonder if her own modest dreams will ever see the light of day.

Caeden Thibault, a young geologist working for the government, is a man trying to escape the pain of his past, and the idyllic mountains of Montana serve his purposes well. In the course of his work, he has seen more than his share of starry-eyed gold seekers. So when Emily Carver catches her attention, he is intrigued by the fact that she isn't pinning her hopes on striking it rich.

Will an unexpected discovery come between them or draw them together?

My Review:

The kind of story you lose yourself in from the very first page. The historical details of life in the gold mining camps are riveting. So many men (and some women) caught 'the fever' and endured years of hardship for the dream of striking it rich. But oh, the havoc that wrought in the lives of their families!

As much as I wanted to dislike Emily's father for all he put her through, I just couldn't. Henry Carver is a complicated character who loves the Lord and believes he's following a calling of sorts. Foolishly stubborn perhaps, but he has a heart of gold (pun intended) and an affable nature. Which brings Caeden to their doorstep. And that's when the magic really begins.

Incredible first meet. Peterson knows how to lace drama with humour and witty dialogue. But she also knows how to riddle a plot with unexpected twists and turns. Not to mention conniving villains. So Emily and Caeden are in for quite a journey before they even have a hope at a happily ever. A page-turning wonder of a read.

Book has been provided courtesy of Baker Publishing Group and Graf-Martin Communications, Inc. in exchange for my honest review.

GIVEAWAY OPPORTUNITY:

If you would like an opportunity to win a copy of  A Treasure Concealed please leave a comment below or email me at kavluvstoreadATyahooDOTca. If you post a comment and add your email address, please use AT and DOT instead of @ and . in the address to protect yourself from spammers. If you enter the draw via email please remember to put the title in the subject line so that it's easy for me to spot your entry. Draw will be held and winner announced on Sunday April 3 2016 . Offer open to international readers. Good luck!

32 comments:

  1. Thanks, Kav! I have yet read anything by Tracie Peterson. I probably should work on that. :)
    Campbellamyd At gmail dot com

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    1. Oh goodness! Yes you should --- there's a lot to choose from. LOL Good luck, Amy.

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  2. I so want to read this one! Thanks for the giveaway!
    kathrynlvossATgmailDOTcom

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    1. You're welcome, Kate. Good luck.

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  3. I skipped over Tracie Peterson's last series and have been reading from some of her back list, but this book sounds like a great start to a new series. tlhcoupon(at)hotmail(dot)com

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    1. Yes -- a great start for a new series. Good luck, Terrill.

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  4. Oh goodie, a new book from my daughter's favorite author! Count me in, Kav! :)

    ckbarker at gmail dot com

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    1. You're counted, Cheryl. Good luck.

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  5. It looks like Tracie has another winner here.

    wfnren at aol dot com

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  6. I've been looking forward to reading this one!

    kleehar[at]gmail[dot]com

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  7. Love her books. cheetahthecat1986ATgmailDOTcom.

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  8. I'm ready to read another Tracie book!

    missionwife AT hotmail DOT com

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    1. Aren't we all? Good luck, Melody.

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  9. Just love Tracie's books! Always a must read!
    swanphillips4(AT)gmail(DOT)com

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  10. This is a time period in American history that I love to read about!

    pattymh2000(at)yahoo(dot)com

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    1. So many interesting tidbits from history to feed an author's imagination. Good luck, Patty.

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  11. Tracie is among one of my favorite authors of historical fiction. I'm excited to see a new series by her. I've also read many fiction books set in gold rush times and enjoyed the historical details. This would be no exception!

    teamob4 (at) gmail (dot) com

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    1. It's a great combination. Good luck, Trixi.

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  12. Thanks for the give away chance. Love Tracie's books. Email is dcstrick731 at cox dot net

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    1. You're welcome, Carolyn. Good luck.

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  13. This sounds really interesting. I've read Tracie Peterson's Heirs of Montana Series and The Alaskan Quest Series. I also have Land of Shining Water Series but haven't read them yet. Will have to put this series on my To Read Wish List. Thanks for the review.
    kmgervais(at)nycap(dot)rr(dot)com

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    1. She's such an amazing storyteller. Good luck, Karen.

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  14. Tracie Peterson books are a favorite of mine!
    pbclark(at)netins(dot)net

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  15. KAV, Thanks for the great review! I've not yet read Tracie's books. After reading your review, I'll be looking to read them.
    psalm103and138 at gmail dot com

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    1. There are tons to choose from. Good luck, Caryl.

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  16. Round up the Posse! This looks like a great book! truckredford(at)Gmail(Dot)com

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