Monday, June 2, 2014

Blog Tour Announced

Final Cover Coming Soon!
From Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tours:
Please join Elena Maria Vidal as she tours virtually for The Paradise Tree from October 4-20.
Publication Date: October 5, 2014
Wiseblood Books
The year is 1887 in Leeds County, Ontario. The O’Connor clan is gathering to mourn the loss of its patriarch Daniel O’Connor, an Irish immigrant. The story of Daniel and his wife Brigit is one of great hardships, including illness, ill-starred romances, war and political upheavals, as well as undying love and persevering faith. As Daniel is laid to rest, his grandson Fergus receives a piercing insight into what his own calling in life will be.

Praise for The Paradise Tree

“With this marvelous immigrant saga, Elena Maria Vidal reminds us why our forebears left the Old World for the New: for Faith, family, and freedom! Through three generations of an Irish clan in Canada, she invites us into their home for struggle and triumph, celebrations of joy and sorrow, music, feasting, and dancing. The Paradise Tree makes ‘the past and present mingle and become one’ for the reader’s great delight.” –Stephanie A. Mann, author of Supremacy and Survival: How Catholics Endured the English Reformation

“Elena Maria Vidal’s latest book, The Paradise Tree, is the fictionalized true story of the author’s devoutly Catholic ancestors who immigrated to Canada from Ireland. It is filled with rich detailed history recounting the hardships and joys of the 19th century O’Connor Family. Beautifully written with great attention to historical, geographical and religious accuracy, this fascinating and moving family saga is a treasure that I highly recommend!” ~Ellen Gable Hrkach, award-winning author of In Name Only and four other novels
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Gette said...

Congratulations! I am so happy your new book is finally out and anxiously awaiting word on when/how we can purchase our copies! :)

elena maria vidal said...

Thanks, Gette! It will be released October 5 and will be available from and Amazon.

julygirl said...

Congratulations on getting your novel completed....I know it takes much dedication and lots of time! Best of everything and wishes for successful sales. I know it is written beautifully as are all your works.

elena maria vidal said...

Thank you so much!!! xoxo