Linda Weaver Clarke travels throughout the United States, teaching a “Family Legacy Workshop” at libraries, encouraging others to write their family history and autobiography. Clarke is the author of the historical romance series, “A Family Saga in Bear Lake, Idaho” and a new mystery series, “The Adventures of John and Julia Evans.” E-mail Linda at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Linda, please share your thoughts on your Book Launch Day.
The first book in this series won the Socrates Great Book Alert Award a few months ago. I was thrilled. I didn't realize that I would go in this direction in my later years. This is my 8th book. I've been told that I have a different writing style, and I've had many people comment on my style, saying they like it. I don't use the familiar one person point of view, but I allow my readers to know the feelings, thoughts, and emotions of each of the main characters, allowing my readers to get to know them intimately, and many people told me that they really like this style. I've been told by professionals that this style of writing is a difficult task for some authors. But I wanted to tackle it and, according to the professional reviews I've received so far, it must have worked.
Congrats on winning the Socrates Great Book Alert Award! Awesome news!
This book is the 3rd in this series.
The search for Montezuma's treasure, mysterious events, a good-looking rogue, and family secrets! When a leather parchment of Montezuma’s map is found in great-grandfather Evans’ old chest, April and the twins know this summer is going to be a memorable one. The girls want to search for it but their father is against it for some mysterious reason. With Julia’s help, she and the girls convince John to go on a treasure hunt. Is Montezuma’s treasure a legend or reality? Whatever the case, John insists on keeping their little treasure hunt a secret. If certain people find out about it, the family could be in danger.
While searching for Montezuma’s treasure, Matthew is trying to get the courage to tell April how he feels about her. How does he tell his kindred friend that she means more to him than just a friend? Oblivious of Matthew’s feelings for her, April is gradually learning the importance of her heritage. Who were her ancestors and why have they kept a certain “secret” all these years?
Sounds like a book I'd love to read. Going on my TBR pile. Where can readers find your books online?
Anasazi Intrigue: you may purchase a book or an ebook at Amazon.
Mayan Intrigue: you may purchase a book or an ebook at Amazon.
Montezuma Intrigue: you may purchase this book directly from Publisher Direct Bookstore or Amazon.
This is what Suko’s Notebook (http://suko95.blogspot.com/2011/05/montezuma-intrigue.html) wrote:
“In the latest book by Linda Weaver Clarke, Montezuma Intrigue, the mysteries continue as this author entrances us with life-like characters and electrifying adventures. The search for Montezuma's treasure is both exciting and memorable. I enjoyed the adventure and suspense in her latest novel, which kept me reading well into the night.”
That's a wonderful review. Thank you for sharing.
In celebration of our country’s “Freedom” and my Official Book Launch for Montezuma Intrigue, I’m having a Book Give-Away from June 27 – July 7: Win a mystery/adventure novel with a touch of romance, at http://lindaweaverclarke.blogspot.com.
Adventure...Suspense...Romance...Intrigue...Humor! The search for Montezuma's treasure, mysterious events, family secrets, and a good-looking rogue!
When a leather parchment of Montezuma’s map is found in great-grandfather Evans’ old chest, April and the twins know this summer is going to be a memorable one. The girls want to search for it but their father is against it for some mysterious reason. With Julia’s help, she and the girls convince John to go on a treasure hunt. Is Montezuma’s treasure a legend or reality? Whatever the case, John insists on keeping their little treasure hunt a secret. If certain people find out about it, the family could be in danger.
But that’s not all! I have more gifts for you! I will be having a drawing for 2 children’s books: The Magic Word by Sherrill S. Cannon and The Donkey and the King by Lorilyn Roberts. If you have already bought Montezuma Intrigue, I will email you 4 free e-books (pdf):
1. The Treasure of Isian by Serena Clarke. This is a fantasy/adventure novel with a touch of romance. This story is full of intrigue as you watch Garin and Elani search for the treasure of Isian.
2. Reflections of the Heart, which has 13 chapters of inspirational writings such as: The secret of Happiness, Laughter is the Best Medicine, Parenthood – A Great Responsibility, Equal Partners in Marriage, and Music Soothes the Soul.
3. Writing Your Family Legacy, in which I teach you how to write your family history or autobiography. I travel all over the U.S., teaching this class.
4. The Donkey and the King by Lorilyn Roberts, a beautifully illustrated children’s book about a donkey named Baruch who longs for an easier life beyond the stable.
Linda, many blessings to you and great success in continuing with God's work in your writing. Hope you guest again soon at The Mustard Seed.