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Wednesday 18 September 2019

☀ New York Orphan: Tales of Flynn and Reilly [1] - Rosemary J. Kind

Thank you for joining us on the Virtual Book Tour for New York Orphan, a Historical Fiction by (, Alfie Dog Limited, 302 pages).

This is the first book in the Tales of Flynn and Reilly series.

Don't miss our interview with author Rosemary J. Kind.

PREVIEW: Check out the book's synopsis and the Kindle Cloud Reader Preview below, as well as full details of the series.

New York Orphan
is FREE on Kindle Unlimited and Kindle Owner's Lending Library.

Author Rosemary J. Kind will be awarding a $30 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 (☀), interviews (ℚ), reviews (✍) and guest blog posts (✉).

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


From fleeing the Irish Potato Famine, to losing his parents on the ship to New York, seven-year-old Daniel Flynn knows about adversity. As Daniel sings the songs of home to earn pennies for food, pick-pocket Thomas Reilly becomes his ally and friend, until he too is cast out onto the street.

A destitute refugee in a foreign land, Daniel, together with Thomas and his sister Molly, are swept up by the Orphan Train Movement to find better lives with families across America. For Daniel will the dream prove elusive?

How strong are bonds of loyalty when everything is at stake?

Teaser: KCR Preview

Based on real history, the strength of the characters in New York Orphan will move you with their desperate plight to survive. A gripping story of love, loss, betrayal and bonds of kinship.

New York Orphan
Available NOW!

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The Series: Tales of Flynn and Reilly

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Click on the book cover to Look Inside the book on Amazon and read an excerpt.

The Blight and the Blarney - Part 1 - The Story [0.1]

**FREE to download**

The Blight and the Blarney is the opening to The Tales of Flynn and Reilly - if you like historical fiction, then this is for you

Ireland has suffered from potato blight since 1845. Friends and neighbours have died, been evicted or given up what little land they have in search of alms. Michael Flynn is one of the lucky ones. His landlord has offered support.

Michael and his family have done all they can to help their immediate household, but as the famine and its aftermath continue, have their efforts been enough?

With the weakening brought about by hunger, there are some things he is powerless to protect his family from. Is it time for the great Michael Flynn to take his family in search of a better life?

Download now to find out

[Published 27 January 2019, 79 pages]

The Blight and the Blarney - Part 2 - Behind the Scenes [0.2]

**FREE to download when you sign up to Rosemary's mailing list**

A look behind the scenes of The Blight and the Blarney, including character information, background info, and folk songs.

[Published 3 February 2019, TBA pages]

Unequal By Birth [2]

**FREE on Kindle Unlimited**

1866 - Daniel Flynn and Molly Reilly’s lives have been dogged by hardship since their orphan days on the streets of New York. Finally, the future is looking bright and Indiana is the place they call home. Now they can focus on making Cochrane’s Farm a success.

The Civil War might have ended but the battle for Cochrane’s Farm has only just begun. The Reese brothers are incensed that land, once part of their family farm, has been transferred to the ownership of young Molly. No matter that their Daddy had sold it years previously, jealousy and revenge have no regard for right. Women should know their place and this one clearly doesn’t.

Times are changing and a woman’s place is changing with it. How far will Daniel and Molly go to fight injustice and is it a price worth paying?

[Published 18 October 2019, 346 pages]

About the Author

Rosemary J Kind writes because she has to. You could take almost anything away from her except her pen and paper. Failing to stop after the book that everyone has in them, she has gone on to publish books in both non-fiction and fiction, the latter including novels, humour, short stories and poetry. She also regularly produces magazine articles in a number of areas and writes regularly for the dog press.

As a child she was desolate when at the age of 10 her then teacher would not believe that her poem based on ‘Stig of the Dump’ was her own work and she stopped writing poetry for several years as a result. She was persuaded to continue by the invitation to earn a little extra pocket money by ‘assisting’ others to produce the required poems for English homework!

Always one to spot an opportunity, she started school newspapers and went on to begin providing paid copy to her local newspaper at the age of 16.

For twenty years she followed a traditional business career, before seeing the error of her ways and leaving it all behind to pursue her writing full-time.

She spends her life discussing her plots with the characters in her head and her faithful dogs, who always put the opposing arguments when there are choices to be made.

Always willing to take on challenges that sensible people regard as impossible, she established and ran the short story download site Alfie Dog Fiction for six years building it to become one of the largest in the world, representing over 300 authors and carrying over 1600 short stories. She closed it in order to focus on her own writing.

Her hobby is developing the Entlebucher Mountain Dog in the UK and when she brought her beloved Alfie back from Belgium he was only the tenth in the country.

She started writing Alfie’s Diary as an Internet blog the day Alfie arrived to live with her, intending to continue for a year or two. Thirteen years later it goes from strength to strength and has been repeatedly named as one of the top ten pet blogs in the UK.

For more details about the author please visit her website at For more details about her dog then you’re better visiting

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Giveaway and Tour Stops

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Follow New York Orphan's tour at:

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Sep 18: BooksChatter
Sep 19: Fabulous and Brunette
Sep 20: Locks, Hooks and Books
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Sep 27: Long and Short Reviews


Goddess Fish Promotions said...

Thanks for hosting!

James Robert said...

Thank you so much for taking time to bring to our attention another great read.   I appreciate it and thank you also for the giveaway. 

RosJK said...

Thanks James. I hope you enjoy the book.

Rita Wray said...

Sounds like a great read.

Victoria Alexander said...

Sounds like a great series, thanks for sharing!

RosJK said...

Thank you.

RosJK said...

Thank you.