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Tuesday, 21 March 2017

☀ A Bend in the Willow - Susan Clayton-Goldner

Thank you for joining us on the Virtual Book Tour for A Bend in the Willow, a Women's Fiction by (, Tirgearr Publishing, 275 pages).

A Bend in the Willow is on sale for ONLY 2.99 until 24 March 2017!

PREVIEW: Check out the book's synopsis and the Kindle Cloud Reader Preview below.

Author Susan Clayton-Goldner will be awarding a $50 Amazon/BN gift card to a randomly drawn winner via Rafflecopter during the tour.   Please do take part: comment on our post and follow the tour where you will be able to read other excerpts (☀), and reviews (✍).

|| Synopsis || Teaser: KCR Preview || About the Author || Giveaway & Tour Stops ||


Willowood, Kentucky 1965 - Robin Lee Carter sets a fire that kills her rapist, then disappears. She reinvents herself and is living a respectable life as Catherine Henry, married to a medical school dean in Tucson, Arizona.

In 1985, when their 5-year-old son, Michael, is diagnosed with a chemotherapy-resistant leukemia, Catherine must return to Willowood, face her family and the 19-year-old son, a product of her rape, she gave up for adoption. She knows her return will lead to a murder charge, but Michael needs a bone marrow transplant.

Will she find forgiveness, and is she willing to lose everything, including her life, to save her dying son?

Teaser: KCR Preview

A Bend in the Willow
ONLY 2.99 until 24 Mar 2017!

About the Author

Susan Clayton-Goldner was born in New Castle, Delaware and grew up with four brothers along the banks of the Delaware River. She is a graduate of the University of Arizona's Creative Writing Program and has been writing most of her life. Her novels have been finalists for The Hemingway Award, the Heeken Foundation Fellowship, the Writers Foundation and the Publishing On-line Contest. Susan won the National Writers' Association Novel Award twice for unpublished novels and her poetry was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

Her work has appeared in numerous literary journals and anthologies including Animals as Teachers and Healers, published by Ballantine Books, Our Mothers/Ourselves, by the Greenwood Publishing Group, The Hawaii Pacific Review-Best of a Decade, and New Millennium Writings. A collection of her poems, A Question of Mortality was released in 2014 by Wellstone Press. Prior to writing full time, Susan worked as the Director of Corporate Relations for University Medical Center in Tucson, Arizona.

Susan shares a life in Grants Pass, Oregon with her husband, Andreas, her fictional characters, and more books than one person could count.

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Giveaway and Tour Stops

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  1. Congrats again on the new book and good luck on the rest of the tour!

  2. Congrats on the tour and thanks for the chance to win :)

  3. Thank you so much for hosting me today. And thanks to Ally and Lisa for stopping by.

  4. Sounds intense, hoping for an HEA!


    1. It does have a hopeful ending. Hope you're check it out.

  5. Replies
    1. Thanks for stopping by. I hope you do read a Bend In The Willow and let me know what you think about it.

  6. I just loved the excerpt and I would love to read your book.

    1. I hope you will read it Bridgett and I hope you'll leave a review for me on Amazon. Thanks for stopping by.

  7. Great excerpt, I enjoyed reading it - thanks for sharing!

  8. I'm looking forward to reading this book, thanks for sharing it!

  9. What books are you looking to reading in 2017? Thanks for the giveaway. I hope that I win. Bernie W BWallace1980(at)hotmail(d0t)com