Tess Thompson is now on tour with CLP Blog Tours and Blue Midnight
I loved this story. The beginning starts off slow, but I was soon anxiously turning the pages, waiting to see what happens next in this tale of love and mystery.
Blythe Heywood, a recently divorced mother of two, decides to head back to a small town in Idaho to chase a man she met 13 years ago. She is so lost in her present life that she is hoping her past can bring her back to life. Her ex decided to take their children on his honeymoon to Hawaii for three weeks, so she packs up her camera and sets off into the unknown.
She soon finds out Finn, the guy she’s chasing, has died. After heading to the local bar and pondering what she should do next, she meets a guy she’s instantly attracted to. The story then sets off into a crazy, romantic and mysterious tale that will have you up all night reading.
I feel like I haven’t read a page turner like this in months. I really loved all the small details of this story and how everything came together perfectly in the end. It wasn’t cheesy and overly drawn out. Tess Thompson really impressed me and I’m anxious to read more by her.
Tess Thompson is a mother before all else, and a writer after that. She’s also a Zumba dancing queen, though the wearing of the crown is reserved for invitation-only appearances. After honing her craft in theater with a prize-winning play titled My Lady’s Hand, her heart was called to a different storytelling medium: the great American novel.
But, as she recently said to a friend, “Well, maybe not ‘great’ but certainly American.”
The first of these, Riversong (Booktrope Editions), went on to become #1 on Barnes and Noble’s Nook Book chart in October 2011. Two years after its release, readership of Riversong continues to grow, spending weeks in the top 100 Kindle bestsellers; it’s known amongst her friends and family as “the little book that could.”
Caramel and Magnolias, the first in the Legley Bay Collection was released in the fall of 2012. In May of 2013 Tess released the sequel to Riversong called Riverbend and the third in the collection, Riverstar, in August 2013. Tea and Primroses, the second in the Legley Bay Collection was released February 16, 2014. The first in the Blue Mountain Collection, Blue Midnight was released June 30, 2014.
She’s currently working on her first historical fiction, Duet For Three Hands, which will be released December 2014.
Like her characters in the River Valley Collection, Tess hails from a small town in southern Oregon. She currently lives in a suburb of Seattle, Washington with her two young daughters, ages 11 and 8, the loves of her life.
Although currently single, Tess has not given up on finding a love story of her own. Until her prince arrives, she’s content creating what she hopes are epic, page-turning love stories with a little suspense and mystery for additional spice. She writes in her home office six days a week, sipping countless cups of herbal tea, with two naughty but adorable kittens, (Christmas presents for her daughters) Mittens and Midnight, at her feet. But hopefully said Prince arrives soon to save her from becoming a bitter, crazy cat lady. Did she mention how adorable the kittens are?
Tess loves to hear from you. Drop her a line or visit her Facebook Fan Page or follow her on twitter: @tesswrites.
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