Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Seldom Come By by Sherryl Caulfield

Please join Sherryl Caulfield as she tours the blogosphere for Seldom Come By, the first book in her Iceberg Trilogy, from November 24-December 13, and enter to win an eBook or Autographed copy!

03_Seldom Come By (Iceberg Trilogy Book One) CoverPublication Date: December 10, 2013

Cedar Pocket Publishing

Formats: eBook, Paperback

Pages: 490

Series: Iceberg Trilogy

Genre: Historical Fiction

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Two years after the sinking of the Titanic, fifteen year-old Rebecca Crowe’s fascination with icebergs leads her to save a shipwrecked survivor, Samuel Dalton, the nineteen-year old son of a Toronto medical family.

Love sparks in the crystal cave of an iceberg but is thwarted by an unreasonable father and the Great War that drags Samuel and his brother, Matthew, to the Western Front as medical officers. Knowing Rebecca is home and safe in Newfoundland brings Samuel great comfort. But as the war moves towards its final harrowing days, they both discover that tragedy and terror can strike anywhere, setting their love on an unforeseen path.

Only when Samuel and Rebecca can fully come to terms with such devastating loss and their impossible choices can their love soar. With an emotional intensity reminiscent of The Bronze Horseman, Seldom Come By, named after an actual place in Newfoundland, is an unforgettable journey across waves and time and the full spectrum of human emotions.
My Review
Four Stars
 Copy received for an honest review from Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tours
¨Seldom Come By¨by Sherryl Caulfield was a great adventure.  The name of the book is from a place in Newfoundland.    The reading is quite lengthy at 400 plus pages but the author was able to hold my attention throughout.  Rebeca Crowe loves iceberg´s and is fascinated by them.  One day while she is looking at the iceberg´s she sees a man in a boat.  That man is Samuel.  Ironically, the name of the island where Rebecca lives is called Second Chance.  As Samuel heals from his wounds him and Rebecca fall in love.We learn that Samuel is from a wealthy family from Canada. As Samuel and Rebecca´s feelings grow they come face to face with the Great War. I really enjoyed Caulfield´s writing, the plot and the characters of this story. 

Praise for Seldom Come By

“Seldom Come By is a haunting love story set against the windswept coast of Newfoundland. The story draws you in from the opening lines and takes you on a compelling journey across time and continents, through love, loss, heartache and healing. It is a beautiful and memorable story — a great accomplishment and a wonderful read.” – Julie Fison, Australia

“A wholly engaging read that wraps you up in another world. The story of how Samuel and Rebecca met and fell in love will always stay with me — and leaves me feeling as if I have already visited Newfoundland.” – Carolyn Wood, New Zealand

“If you love deep, epic, romantic stories this is one for you.” – Jeannie Zelos, United Kingdom

“Historical fiction is by far my favorite genre and this book captures the elements perfectly. An engaging, strong heroine, a dashing, honorable stranger, a brutal daily life existence in Newfoundland set during WWI. The story and characters are made more rich by the superb writing. I look forward to reading more from this author.” – Diane Tyson, USA

“This book was a real treat to read. By 30% in I was completely invested in the characters. The strength, passion and adversity that the couple have to endure are reminiscent of The Bronze Horseman, but beyond that, Rebecca and Samuel find their own way of handling things. I have already found myself recommending this book to others that have loved The Bronze Horseman. I do believe that if you enjoy an epic love story, this will make a fine reading suggestion.” – Karen Scott, Canada

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About the Author02_Sherryl Caulfield Author

Australian-born Sherryl Caulfield is a marketer, writer and traveller. After twenty years working for some of the world’s leading technology brands and a stint with Outward Bound, she longed to write about the human experience and the redemptive qualities of nature.

In 2006, haunted by an encounter with a woman she met in Canada, Sherryl started what has now become known as The Iceberg Trilogy. From her home in the Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand, she distilled the lives of three generations of women – Rebecca, Evangeline and Lindsay – over the course of a century. In the telling of their stories she crafted a series rich in landscapes – of sea, land and the human soul.

For more information please visit Sherryl Caulfield's website. You can also find her on Facebook, Twitter, and Goodreads.

Seldom Come By Blog Tour Schedule

Monday, November 24

Review at Beth's Book Nook Blog

Wednesday, November 26

Review & Interview at Jorie Loves a Story

Thursday, November 27

Review at Book Nerd

Friday, November 28

Review at Peeking Between the Pages

Monday, December 1

Review at Shelly's Book Shelves

Spotlight at Boom Baby Reviews

Tuesday, December 2

Review at 100 Pages a Day - Stephanie's Book Reviews

Wednesday, December 3

Spotlight at Mina's Bookshelf

Thursday, December 4

Guest Post at The Eclectic Reader

Friday, December 5

Review at Feminist Reflections

Saturday, December 6

Review at With Her Nose Stuck In A Book

Monday, December 8

Review at Oh, for the Hook of a Book!

Spotlight at Historical Fiction Connection

Tuesday, December 9

Guest Post at Let Them Read Books

Wednesday, December 10

Spotlight at Caroline Wilson Writes

Friday, December 12

Review & Giveaway at Curiouser and Curiouser

Saturday, December 13

Spotlight & Giveaway at Passages to the Past


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