Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Announcement Giveaway Tales of the East Writing

Rock of Ages is here!!!

I have a new book out! It is part of my new series, Tales of the East and is a reimagining of the Rapunzel Fairy Tale set during the time of King David. Read on for more information and be sure to check out the giveaway!

About the Book

All he wanted was his father’s approval

Chileab is born to privilege as the second-born of King David, but he still feels like an outcast. His crooked foot make it hard for him to do anything and although he enjoys being an advisor for his abba, he never feels like King David approves of him.

Born with unnaturally light hair, Rina loves helping her mother heal people around their small village. One day, her life is turned upside down when she is kidnapped by two Amalekites bent on using her for her healing powers to make them rich.

When Chileab hears of the little girl who had been kidnapped, he goes off to find her, even though five years have passed.  He makes his way into the desert by himself. Can he find Rina? Will he learn that Adonai’s approval is all he needs? Will he learn to rely on more than just himself?

A Rapunzel reimagining set during the time of King David

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 (Feel free to do a jigsaw of the book cover here: https://www.jigsawplanet.com/?rc=play&pid=3c9cd83c70d4)

About the Author

Faith Blum is a small-town Wisconsin girl. She has independently published over 25 books in over five years. Most of her books are Christian Historical Fiction with an emphasis on Westerns. During an eBook sale, she was #1 in Christian Westerns and Christian Western Anthologies on Amazon. During that sale, she sold over 3,000 copies.

Faith currently resides in Central Wisconsin with her husband and their cat, Smokey. When not writing, you can find her cooking food from scratch due to food allergies, doing dishes, knitting, crocheting, sewing, reading, or spending time with her husband. She loves to hear from her readers, so feel free to contact her on her website: https://faithblum.com.

Excerpt

Rina flitted from plant to plant in her garden. Each one had a different use, though some healed in similar ways. Her mother would be happy to know that the one plant she needed most had decided to grow longer this season than it usually did. Rina made sure she picked every little bit of hyssop she could find.

As she picked, she hummed to herself. A habit her abba didn’t particularly care for, but which Ema never complained about it. She was nearly a woman, though still only ten, and her abba seemed to never think she would grow up.

The wind tugged at her skirts, and she tightened her grip on the basket, closing her hand on the leaves inside to keep them from blowing out. The leaves were too light to keep the basket from flying away if the wind grew too strong.

She smiled as she picked the last leaf. Now to return home with her bounty.

A hand came out of nowhere and covered her mouth. She tried to scream, but only the faintest squeal came out. She struggled to get away from the strong arms surrounding her.

The basket fell out of her hands and Rina’s first thought was of all the precious hyssop that would be wasted. Then a gruff voice hissed into her ear as he grabbed her waist with his free arm. “Be quiet, girl. Be quiet, and no harm will come to you.”

Rina’s heart raced, and she nodded. She stopped struggling in case that was part of being quiet. Her breath came in short gasps through her nose and her eyes stayed as wide as they could be.

Giveaway

PICTURE COMING

Faith has two giveaways happening. One is for those who are only in the US and the other for those who are international. Sorry for the discrimination, but shipping is just too pricey.

US only

  • Lavender Lip Balm
  • Paperback of book
  • 2 mini-book keychains (Trust & Obey and Lo, How a Rose)

Enter here: https://kingsumo.com/g/s8rpjn/rock-of-ages-us

International Only:

  • eBook versions of the entire Tales of the East series so far, Trust and Obey, Lo, How a Rose, and Rock of Ages

 Enter here: https://kingsumo.com/g/urk09b/rock-of-ages-international

Tour Schedule

April 26
Writings, Ramblings, and Reflections – Intro to the Blog tour
Losing the Busyness – Book Review
April 27
The Dramatic Bookworm – Author Interview
April 29
Writings, Ramblings, and Reflections – Special post
April 30
Kaylee’s Kind Of Writes – Book Review
May 1
Debbie’s Dusty Deliberations – Author Interview
May 2
A Brighter Destiny – Author Interview

May 3
Writings, Ramblings, and Reflections – Giveaway Winner

Faith Blum
<p>I am Faith Blum, author of over 25 books. Most of them are Christian Historical Fiction. I am a small-town Wisconsin girl. I have lived in, or outside of, small towns my whole life. The thought of living in a city with more than 60,000 people in it scares me, especially after some interesting adventures driving through big cities like Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota.</p> <p>I currently reside in the middle of the state of Wisconsin with my husband and our cat, Smokey. I am blessed to be able to have writing as my full-time career with household work and cooking to do on the side. I am also teaching Writing Lessons, doing writing consulting, and am slowly building a Young Living Essential Oils business.</p>
https://www.faithblum.com

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