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Thursday, April 2, 2020

Caledon by Virginia Crow - Book Tour - Book Sale - Book Review - Giveaway - Enter Daily!

Hello, lovelies!  It gives me great pleasure today to host Virginia Crow and her new book, “Caledon”!  For other stops on her Goddess Fish Promotions Book Tour, please click on the banner above or any of the images in this post.

Be sure to make it to the end of this post to enter to win a $10 Amazon or Barnes and Noble Gift Card!!  Also, come back daily to interact with Virginia and to increase your chances of winning!

This book is on SALE during the book tour for ONLY $0.99!!!  See below for more details.

Thanks for stopping by!  Wishing you lots of luck in this fabulous giveaway!

by Virginia Crow


GENRE: Historical Fantasy



An historical fantasy adventure set in post-Culloden Scotland.

After the destruction of the Jacobite forces at Culloden, Scotland is divided, vulnerable and leaderless. But, as the ageless Caledon awakes, so too does an ancient evil. The small Clan of Caledon face enemies at every turn, discovering that even those closest to them may seek to destroy them.

"Go out and tell all those you meet, Caledon has risen. Caledon will be protected and defended. And to you who would cause her harm, be prepared. A new fight has come."

After the destruction of the Jacobite forces at Culloden, Scotland is divided, vulnerable and leaderless, with survivors from both sides seeking to make sense of the battles they have fought against their fellow Scots.

James Og flees Drumossie, seeking the protection of his uncle's house in Sutherland. It is here James learns that the Northern Highlands hold a secret power only he can wield: Caledon. When Ensign John Mackay begins hunting Og's family, James realises he must harness this power to defeat the enemies of Scotland.

But, as the ageless Caledon awakes, so too does an ancient evil. When it allies with Mackay, the small Clan of Caledon faces enemies at every turn, discovering that even those closest to them may seek to destroy them.

This is the first book in a series, which spans the years 1746-1752.



It was the quiet of evening when the five of them reached the small bothy which, in the late summer, had been their home. Each of them huddled in, grateful of the protection against the bitter wind which whipped down the valley. Donnie easily carried the chests into the shelter and left the small cart outside. James smiled across at him and he felt obliged to return the gesture.

“You’ve done remarkably well, Oaf,” William said jovially. “I expected you to slip down the hillside so many times, and take the gold with you.”

“One foot in front of the other,” Donald said softly. “Even I can manage that.”

“Where do we go from here, Caledon?” Malcolm asked, trying to turn the conversation.

“Tomorrow, we will visit Annie and ensure she’s well. Then I’ll travel towards the source to try and learn where our course should lead next.”

Robert tilted his head slightly, trying to hear all that was being said, but turned to Donald as the broad man sat down beside him. “Can you endure a night’s sleep, Donnie?”

Donnie just smiled and nodded before he rolled over facing away from the others and trying to gain some sleep.



This book is an exciting, intriguing, suspenseful, historical adventure!!

This book is filled with engaging, realistic historical content that drives the story line and provides captivating, easy to picture details!!

I was very intrigued to find a book filled with historical and fantasy content on the same page.  This definitely made the book thought-provoking, compelling, and fascinating!

One of the best features of this book is the significant amount of accurate, intriguing Scottish Highlands time-period detail that the author weaved into this book.  It is no wonder the author has a Master’s Degree in Highlands History and is well-versed in the culture and customs that she was able to provide such cohesive knowledge and references in her writing.

This book has strong world building, stimulating and suspenseful fight scenes, thrilling drama, stirring vengeance, interesting characters – and offers the reader an enjoyable, steady paced read!

There are some predictable scenes.  However, there are still a few very unexpected twists and turns that you won’t see coming!

This book is book one of this new book series.  This book can absolutely be read as a standalone.

All in all, I enjoyed reading this book and would absolutely recommend it!  I think all historical, fantasy readers will like this book too!  So, add it to your TBR List and get to reading - you won't be disappointed!

**Disclaimer: I received a complimentary copy of this book and have voluntarily provided an honest, and unbiased review in accordance with FTC regulations.**

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Virginia grew up in Orkney, using the breath-taking scenery to fuel her imagination and the writing fire within her. Her favourite genres to write are fantasy and historical fiction, sometimes mixing the two together such as her soon-to-be-published book "Caledon". She enjoys swashbuckling stories such as the Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas and is still waiting for a screen adaption that lives up to the book!

When she's not writing, Virginia is usually to be found teaching music, and obtained her MLitt in "History of the Highlands and Islands" last year. She believes wholeheartedly in the power of music, especially as a tool of inspiration. She also helps out with the John o' Groats Book Festival which is celebrating its 3rd year this April.

She now lives in the far-flung corner of Scotland, soaking in inspiration from the rugged cliffs and miles of sandy beaches.

She loves cheese, music and films, but hates mushrooms.








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Virginia will be awarding a $10 Amazon or B/N GC to a randomly drawn winner via Rafflecopter during the tour.

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  1. Virginia ~ Good morning! Welcome back! It is so great to have you here again! Congrats on your new book and good luck on the book tour! I enjoyed reading and reviewing your book, thanks for providing the copy! :)

  2. Hello Ally!

    Thanks so much for hosting me on your fantastic blog once more, and for the brilliant review! I'm really glad you liked the book. Thank you for sharing it with your readers - I hope they enjoy it too!

  3. What a brilliant review, and a delight to read!