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Monday 1 May 2017

☀ Lake of Destiny: Celtic Legends [1] - Martina Boone

Thank you for joining us on the Virtual Book Tour for Lake of Destiny, a Contemporary Sweet Romance by (, Mayfair Publishing, 336 pages).

This is the first book in the Celtic Legends series.

"A magical romance about destiny, family, healing, men in kilts, and the sometimes twisted path to love from the award-winning author of Compulsion. "Delightful, charming, and heartwarming." --NYT bestselling author Wendy Higgins

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

Get Lake of Destiny for ONLY $0.99 on Smashwords with code FF83K until 5 May 2017.

Author Martina Boone will be awarding a $25 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 (☀).

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


Helping her eccentric aunt organize a Beltane Festival in a picturesque Highland village seems like the perfect escape from Anna's second broken engagement and the meltdown that wrecked her legal career. But to succeed in helping the cash-strapped village, she'll need to overcome the objections of the reclusive local laird who refuses to open his property to the public for the ancient tradition of "Sighting."

For centuries, Loch Fàil in Balwhither has been known to locals as a "thin" place, one where the veil between worlds peels back on Beltane morning to reveal the face of a person's one true love. The tradition could draw tourists by the busload, but that's exactly what Connal MacGregor fears will expose the secrets he's been desperate to keep hidden.

While Anna struggles to mediate between the needs of the village and Connal's need to protect his identity and his daughter, she finds herself falling in love with all of them: Connal and his child, the magical glen, the villagers. But day by day, opening herself to honest relationships exposes deeper scars from her own childhood, and confronting those wounds could finally set Anna free to love with her whole heart--or endanger her every chance of happiness.

Teaser: KCR Preview

Lake of Destiny
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The Series: Celtic Legends

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Bell of Eternity [2]

**Available for Pre-order**

Love beyond time, an island castle in Cornwall, dangerous secrets, and a handsome kilt-wearing chef make the perfect recipe for new romance from the award-winning author of Compulsion and Lake of Destiny.

Emma Larsen put her life on hold after the accident that left her mother paralyzed and cost a man his life. For four long years, Treave Nancarrow, the deceased man's son, has often been the only friend she could lean on. But when he suddenly proposes marriage after her mother's funeral, Emma can't help being dismayed. She's already trying to decide between transforming her home cooking hobby into a profession or going back to college. She can't afford to jump from one commitment to another before she's had a chance to find out what she wants. Still, when Treave begs her to accompany him to a wedding at his family's castle in Cornwall so he can show her how compatible they would be, how can she refuse?

She falls in love with the romantic Cornish coast, a world rich with legends, hauntings, and ancient superstitions--like the one about the ghostly bell that tolls only when a pair of lovers are destined to be together forever. When a tragedy rocks the small community and everyone pitches in to help, though, Treave seems like a different person--one Emma begins to fear. Then, too, there's Brando MacLaren, the handsome, kilt-wearing Scotsman who shows her things she's forgotten about herself and makes her feel adventurous and alive. But Brando has his own healing to do. He also has a secret, one he's keeping from her. Can Emma trust him with her heart? Can she trust either one of the men? An ancient Cornish legend might help guide her choice between them--if she can find the courage to believe her instincts and her feelings.

[Published 23 July 2017, 279 pages]

About the Author

Martina Boone is the award-winning author of the romantic southern gothic Heirs of Watson Island series for young adults, including Compulsion (Oct ’14), Persuasion (Oct ’15), and Illusion (Oct ’16), from Simon & Schuster, Simon Pulse, and heartwarming contemporary romances for adult readers beginning with Lake of Destiny.

She’s also the founder of, a three-time Writer’s Digest 101 Best Websites for Writers Site, and, a site dedicated to encouraging literacy and reader engagement through a celebration of series literature. She’s on the Board of the Literacy Council of Northern Virginia and runs the program to distribute books to underfunded schools and libraries.

She lives with her husband, children, shetland sheepdog, and lopsided cat, and she enjoys writing romance set in the kinds of magical places she loves to visit. When she isn’t writing, she’s addicted to travel, horses, skiing, chocolate flavored tea, and anything with Nutella on it.

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Goddess Fish Promotions said...

Thanks for hosting!

Unknown said...

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

Kim Pickett said...

Congrats on the tour and thanks for the opportunity to win!

Bernie Wallace said...

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

Victoria Alexander said...

Great post - thanks for sharing :)

Martina Boone said...

Thanks so much for hosting! The way you have this post set up and organized is utterly fabulous--seriously one of the best presentations I've seen on any blog. Thank you!