Monday, July 16, 2018

The Treasure of Cedar Creek by Brenda Stanley - Book Tour + Giveaway


The Treasure of Cedar Creek
by Brenda Stanley

Genre:
Historical Thriller

In 1896, the isolated and vast state of Idaho is a haven for the
polygamous splinter group called The Kingdom of Glory, which is
hiding more than their outlawed practice of plural marriage.

At the compound called Cedar Creek, the prophet is hoping to increase
his congregation, even if that means marrying off girls to men
decades older. When Peri, who escaped the compound years earlier,
returns to help rescue Grace, a girl betrothed to the prophet
himself, she ends up also saving her own sister Emma. As the three
women make a frantic and deadly escape from the compound, they take
with them both the newborn heir to the church, and their dead
mother’s cryptic journal to the prophet’s hidden treasure. Along
their journey, the women realize to truly be free they must face what
holds them captive, even if those answers are more horrifying than
they ever imagined.

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“Why is there a bounty for her? She didn’t do anything but escape that nasty place.” Peri pulled her bedroll to the farthest place from Sam.
He pulled it back. “You’re still my prisoner and you will stay close.” He put rusted metal hobbles on her ankles. “They say she kidnapped that baby,” said Sam, as he crawled into his bedroll. “That it isn’t hers. They say she killed a woman and that she stole it.”
Peri blurted out a laugh. “Stole it? I was with her when she had it! “Those people are vile. They want to take Emma’s baby, make Grace marry an old man, and hang me for a murder I had nothing to do with.” Peri took a deep breath. “They’re offering all that money because they have three women that know what really happens down there and they want to shut us up for good.” She looked at Sam with purpose in her eyes. “I guess none of this matters to you though. As long as you get that money.”
Sam was tucked in his bag. He laid back and closed his eyes. “If it mattered so much to you, why’d you take off and leave your sister behind?”




Brenda Stanley is a former television news anchor and investigative reporter
for the NBC affiliate in Eastern Idaho. She has been recognized for
her writing by the Scripps Howard Foundation, the Hearst Journalism
Awards, The Idaho Press Club and the Society for Professional
Journalists. She is a graduate of Dixie College in St. George, Utah
and the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. She is the mother of 5
children, including two sets of twins. Brenda and her husband Dave, a
veterinarian, live on a small ranch near the Snake River with their
horses and dogs.




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2 comments:

  1. Thanks so much for this tour and the opportunity to find out about another great book my family can read. We have a list now and it keeps growing with so many loving to read. Thanks also for the giveaway!

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