Monday, May 8, 2017

Blogtour: Bend by Nancy J. Hedin





Please say hello to Nancy J. Hedin and 

Bend 





Blurb:

Lorraine Tyler is the only queer person in Bend, Minnesota. Or at least that’s what it feels like when the local church preaches so sternly against homosexuality. Which is why she’s fighting so hard to win the McGerber scholarship—her ticket out of Bend—even though her biggest competition is her twin sister, Becky. And even though she’s got no real hope—not with the scholarship’s morality clause and that one time she kissed the preacher’s daughter.

Everything changes when a new girl comes to town. Charity is mysterious, passionate, and—to Lorraine’s delighted surprise—queer too. Now Lorraine may have a chance at freedom and real love.

But then Becky disappears, and Lorraine uncovers an old, painful secret that could tear the family apart. They need each other more than ever now, and somehow it’s Lorraine—the sinner, the black sheep—who holds the power to bring them together. But only if she herself can learn to bend.




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About the author:



I grew up in a small town in central Minnesota. That small town sensibility informs my writing and gives me interesting voices in my head and I strive to choose which voice to bring to the page. I live in St. Paul with my partner, two daughters, one dog, one beared dragon, and two cats.

I have worked as a mental health crisis worker for over twenty years. I love reading and getting my books signed by the author. I daydream about my own stories in book form and having others read them.

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Giveaway:

To celebrate the release of Bend, one lucky winner will receive a $20 Amazon gift card! Leave a comment with your contact info to enter the contest. Entries close at midnight, Eastern time, on May 13, 2017. Contest is NOT restricted to U.S. entries. Thanks for following the tour, and don’t forget to leave your contact info!






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5 comments:

  1. Congrats and thanks for the post. This sounds great. It seems like you're writing what you know, so I'm especially keen about travelling to this small town in Minnesota. And the cover is an impressive match. - Purple Reader,
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  2. Good luck with the release!

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  3. Congrats on the release! Love the cover.

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  4. Great cover and the book sounds wonderful
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  5. Congrats on the release!
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