Thursday, November 17, 2016

Ginger Monette...Darcy's Hope ~ Beauty from Ashes

Hello everyone! Today is my turn to spotlight the new book, Darcy's Hope ~ Beauty from Ashes, by
author, Ginger Monette. There are many neat things available for this tour that it was hard to settle on two or three. I hope you will enjoy looking at some of the things that I chose to share with you. Ms. Monette, you did an amazing job of putting all of this together. :) Thank you for visiting me today.



Darcy’s Hope ~ Beauty from Ashes,
A WW1 Pride & Prejudice Variation

Escape to the era of Downton Abbey and experience all the drama of World War 1 alongside literature’s iconic Elizabeth Bennet & Fitzwilliam Darcy. You'll watch their tender love unfold as they learn to work together and reconcile their differences amidst the carnage of war.

1916. World War I has turned French chateaux into bloody field hospitals, British gentlemen into lice-infested soldiers, and left Elizabeth Bennet's life in tatters.

Her father is dead and her home destroyed. Never again will Elizabeth depend on a man to secure her future!

But when an opportunity arises to advance her dreams of becoming a doctor, she is elated—until he arrives....

Heartbroken. Devastated. Captain Fitzwilliam Darcy is left rejected by the woman he loved and reeling from the slaughter of his men on the battlefield. “Enough!” Darcy vows. “No more sentimental attachments!”

But arriving at a field hospital to pursue a covert investigation, Darcy discovers his beloved Elizabeth training with a dashing American doctor and embroiled in an espionage conspiracy.

With only a few months to expose the plot, Darcy is forced to grapple with his feelings for Elizabeth while uncovering the truth. Is she indeed innocent? Darcy can only hope….

•Cameo appearance by John Thornton (of Gaskill’s North & South).
•Rated PG. Clean romance, mild language, some war scenes.
Darcy's Hope has a happy ending but will continue in Darcy's Hope at Donwell Abbey, coming in February 2017. In the sequel, readers will experience the full resolution of the mystery, and our beloved couple's love will face a new, tragic test.

Lizzy’s Scrapbook

**Special bonus for blog tour readers**

Anyone purchasing Darcy’s Hope ~ Beauty from Ashes during the blog tour Nov 1-22, can access Lizzy’s Scrapbook for free. The online album includes nearly 100 WW1 photographs of the people and places Lizzy encountered in 1916 & 1917. Once you purchase the book, just go to Ginger and follow the prompts to access the scrapbook’s link.  

Author Bio:

The teacher always learns the most. And in homeschooling her children, Ginger Monette learned all the history she missed in school. Now she's hooked—on writing and World War I.

When not writing, Ginger enjoys dancing on the treadmill, watching period dramas, public speaking, and reading—a full-length novel every Sunday afternoon.

Her WW1 flash fiction piece, Flanders Field of Grey, won Charlotte Mecklenburg Library's 2015 Picture This grand prize.

Ginger lives in Charlotte, North Carolina, where she happily resides with her husband, three teenagers, and two loyal dogs.

General Info & Links
Darcy’s Hope ~ Beauty from Ashes

Author: Ginger Monette



Goodreads:  here or

Video trailer link is here or   (Also on website.)

Audio excerpt link is here. or  (Also on website.)

DHBfA Publication Date: Nov 1, 2016

Book length: 268 pages

Romance sizzle rating: mild. Clean story with minor language, and some war scenes.

Purchase Links:

            Universal link to every outlet (including all international ones).  
            Amazon USA 
            Amazon UK  
            B&N NOOK

Darcy’s Hope ~ Beauty from Ashes
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Giveaway Information

With Darcy’s Hope set during the era of Downton Abbey and the tour being right before Christmas, I thought it would be fun to use Downton Abbey ornaments as the giveaway. Seven ornaments will be given away via Rafflecopter.

The ornament giveaway is open to US residents in the continental US. The prize for residents of the continental UK is a Downton Abbey mug.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Thank you for visiting my blog during your tour, Ginger. I'm glad that you got to make it this year. The book sounds exciting and to have a cameo by John Thornton, makes it all the more so. 

The giveaway is fantastic and I hope my readers will take the time to visit the other blogs. Congratulations on such a successful launch and best wishes for your continued success. I hope to have you visit again when the next book releases.


  1. What a lovely post, Janet, thank you!

    I hope readers will take a moment to have a look at the video trailer you linked in the general info above. Many readers have commented on how much they enjoyed it. And those that purchase the book are enjoying Lizzy's Scrapbook as well.

    If you love Jane Austen and/or period drama, join me on FB at Ginger Monette, author (link is above). I post a few times a week, generally something that strikes my fancy on one of those two topics.

    Enjoy Darcy's Hope!

  2. I've never watched Downton Abbey so will stay out of the giveaway to give someone else a chance. The book cover still strikes me as having very strange eyes, but the excerpts and reviews, not to mention the scrapbook, are all drawing me in. And it is, after all, the *story* that matters ... The video gave me chills ...

  3. The trailer and the scrapbook are excellent. I enjoyed them both.

  4. Wow, what a generous and appropriate giveaway! Lovely plot.

  5. I'm so enjoying reading this book and Lizzy's Scrapbook is wonderful. The video trailer sets the scene just perfectly. I can fecommend it to anyone who's hesitating.

  6. I'm already jazzed up to read this one, but fun to see all the extras with the tour. :)