Wednesday, September 23, 2009

A Recommended Read

I've just come from Australia, danced the night away in a beautiful gown and matching slippers with the most handsome man ever, and sipped champagne for the first time.

No! It's not really my life I'm talking about, it's the wonderful story, Stolen Birthright, written by Margaret Tanner that whisked me away to another time and place.

I've never really traveled "down under" but I feel as though I truly became Georgina, a beautiful young woman raised by her rough and tumble uncle along with his sons. Without a mother to guide her, Georgina dresses like a boy and assumes the name of George... But only until she has a change meeting with Marcus Lindquist, an English gentleman who has gotten himself into sort a pickle and finds himself in search of bride. It's Marcus who gives her a "Cinderella" moment to remember.

I could go on an on about this wonderful story, give away the entire plot with my raves, but I shall restrain myself and say only that you are missing an award-winning read, in my humble opinion, if you pass on Stolen Birthright. Such vivid descriptions, such emotions, such reality. I'm in awe.

I've been Margaret's "virtual" friend for quite a while. Now I've also become a number one fan. Her writing is flawless, and she'll move you into the character's role without a blink of an eye. Do yourself a favor and read this book...then let me know how right you think I am to recommend George's story so strongly. There are some exciting twists and turns you never see coming.

It's available at Whiskey Creek Press


Margaret Tanner said...

Hi Ginger,
Oh you say the nicest things. I am all choked up, my friend. Thank you so much for reading George and Marcus'story, praise from someone of your writing stature is praise indeed.


Paige Ryter said...

That's the coolest plot, Margaret! Congratulations on a job well-done and I wish you all the best in your writing career.

Margaret Tanner said...

Thank you Paige,
Nice of you to drop by.

unwriter said...

It sounds like a most delightful read. It was a well written review. Should I ever get caught up with the reviews I have now to do, the VBT's, museitup conference (I'm presenting humor), and NaNo, I'd love to read this.

Margaret Tanner said...

Hi Unwriter,
Thank you for dropping by, sounds like you are busy person with all your numerous projects.


Phyllis Campbell said...

Wow! What a great review! You've hooked me. Anything you recommend, I'll get. Can't wait to read this one!


Carol Langstroth said...

Sounds like a book to read for sure.

Margaret Tanner said...

Hi Carol and Phyllis,
Thank you for dropping by, I appreciate it. Actually Stolen Birthright is the sequel to Savage Utopia another of my WCP books

Gail Symmonds said...

This is one of yours I haven't yet read, Margaret. Oh, blow the housework!!

Gail :)

Cheryl Wright said...

Congratulations Margaret on a great review!


Margaret Tanner said...

Hi Cheryl and Gail,
Thank you for dropping by, I appreciate it.


Serena said...

What an excellent review! YAY Margaret!

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