Friday, January 26, 2018

Blog Tour and Giveaway: The Moral Compass by KA Servian

The Moral Compass (Shaking the Tree, Book 1) by K.A. Servian

Publication Date: October 17, 2017
Sweetpea Publishing
Paperback & eBook; 285 Pages
Genre: Fiction/Historical/Romance/Victorian
Florence lives like a Princess attending dinner parties and balls away from the gritty reality, filth and poverty of Victorian London. However, her world comes crashing around her when her father suffers a spectacular fall from grace. She must abandon her life of luxury, leave behind the man she loves and sail to the far side of the world where compromise and suffering beyond anything she can imagine await her. When she is offered the opportunity to regain some of what she has lost, she takes it, but soon discovers that not everything is as it seems. The choice she has made has a high price attached and she must live with the heart-breaking consequences of her decision. This novel is part one in the 'Shaking the Tree' series.

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About the Author

As a life-long creative, Kathy gained qualifications in fashion design, applied design to fabric and jewellery making and enjoyed a twenty-year-plus career in the fashion and applied arts industries as a pattern maker, designer and owner of her own clothing and jewellery labels. She then discovered a love of teaching and began passing on the skills accumulated over the years—design, pattern-making, sewing, Art Clay Silver, screen-printing and machine embroidery to name a few. Creative writing started as a self-dare to see if she had the chops to write a manuscript. Writing quickly became an obsession and Kathy’s first novel, Peak Hill, which was developed from the original manuscript, was a finalist in the Romance Writers of New Zealand Pacific Hearts Full Manuscript contest in 2016. Kathy now squeezes full-time study for an advanced diploma in creative writing in around working on her novels, knocking out the occasional short story, teaching part-time and being a wife and mother. For more information please visit K.A. Servian's website and blog. You can also find her on Facebook, Twitter, and Goodreads. Sign up for K.A. Servian's newsletter to receive news and updates.

Blog Tour Schedule

Monday, January 22 Feature at The Lit Bitch Interview at Passages to the Past Tuesday, January 23 Review at What Cathy Read Next Feature at What Is That Book About Wednesday, January 24 Guest Post at The Maiden's Court Thursday, January 25 Review at Linda's Book Obsession Friday, January 26 Review at Locks, Hooks and Books Monday, January 29 Guest Post at Myths, Legends, Books & Coffee Pots Wednesday, January 31 Review at Broken Teepee


During the Blog Tour we will be giving away an eBook of Throwing Light by K.A. Servian! To enter, please enter via the Gleam form below. Giveaway Rules – Giveaway ends at 11:59pm EST on January 31st. You must be 18 or older to enter. – Giveaway is open to US & Canadian residents only. – Only one entry per household. – All giveaway entrants agree to be honest and not cheat the systems; any suspect of fraud is decided upon by blog/site owner and the sponsor, and entrants may be disqualified at our discretion. – Winner has 48 hours to claim prize or new winner is chosen.

My Review

The Moral Compass is the first installment from the Shaking the Tree series. I have to admit, I was not sure where the story was going to go at the beginning. It was a little slow the first 50 pages. Then suddenly, I did not want to put it down and I finished it in just a few hours. I can not believe how it ended and I eagerly wait for book two from the series to see what happens next.

I give The Moral Compass 4 1/2 stars.

I received this book from the author. This review is 100% my own honest opinion.

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1 comment:

  1. Thank you for hosting K.A. Servian's Blog Tour & reviewing The Moral Compass!

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