Today marks the kick-off of our Christmas Banquet!
We only have 56 days to feast before the big day arrives so let’s get started!
A Mountain Man’s Redemption by Christi Corbett.
Christi, tell us why you chose to set your book during the Christmas season.
Christi Corbett: A Mountain Man’s Redemption takes place the week before Christmas, 1886. Hannah is looking for a new beginning, both for herself and her infant son. She is desperate to escape the dangerous life she’s trapped within, but to do so she must risk all and travel seventy miles across the rugged Montana Territory to her aunt’s house, a place of safety and childhood Christmas memories and traditions.
I chose to set Hannah’s story at Christmastime because it’s a time of forgiveness, hope, and new beginnings. Hannah needs all those things to survive the dangerous journey she faces, so I thought it appropriate to set it during the week before Christmas.
Back Cover Copy for A Mountain Man’s Redemption
Eighteen years ago, Philip Grant—overcome with regret for what he couldn’t foresee and memories of what he couldn’t prevent—abandoned all to live the solitary life of a fur trapper. Years spent roaming ridgelines and riverbanks in Montana Territory left his body weary and his confidence weak, so he decides to turn in his last bundle of furs and await the inevitable in a cabin. Alone.
Then a body-shaped lump wrapped in a quilt changes everything.
Philip discovers a battered woman and her infant son, on the run from a ruthless abuser with a penchant for whiskey. Seventy miles of snow-covered mountain peaks and windswept flatlands stand between them and safety—the woman’s aunt’s house.
Can Philip trust in his newfound faith to lead the way?
About the Author:
Christi Corbett, winner of the 2014 RONE Award for Best American Historical novel and a 2014 Laramie Award, lives in a small town in Oregon with her husband and their twin children. The home’s location holds a special place in her writing life; it stands just six hundred feet from the original Applegate Trail and the view from her back door is a hill travelers looked upon years ago as they explored the Oregon Territory and beyond.
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Amazon Author Page: http://www.amazon.com/Christi-Corbett/e/B00DC8H5CI/ref=ntt_athr_dp_pel_pop_1
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Video Teaser: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dPWk3BEyiPM
James DiBenedetto will be our guest next week, serving up a novel from his