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The Traitor

Title: The Traitor (Book 2 in The Rebels and Redcoats Saga)
Author: T.J. London
Genre: Historical Fiction with Romantic Elements
Cover Designer: Steve Miller
Concept Editor: Kathe Robin
Copy Editor and Proofreader: Jo Michaels
Publication Date: October 26th, 2018
Spy. Liar. Scoundrel. Redcoat.
Provocateur and spy for His Majesty, Captain John Carlisle returns to Fort Niagara with the secrets he stole in the arms of the beautiful Oneida innkeeper, Dellis McKesson. Determined to complete his mission and clear his name, he’ll see justice done—and damn the consequences. Now, he finds himself drawn into political intrigue as the British prepare to launch a three-pronged attack that will bring the Rebels and the Mohawk River Valley to its knees.
A dangerous revelation finds Dellis as whispers of intrigue insinuate her beloved is not all that he seems. Unwilling to wait for her lover’s return, she sets out in search of the truth as the Onieda begin negotiations with the Rebels, breaking the neutrality agreement with the crown. A bold move that will stoke a fire between the brother tribes and lead to a bloody inter-confederacy war—one Dellis predicted, and one John incited.
While war between the colonies and the King smolders, the punishing winter of 1777 allows the perfect opportunity for old enemies to settle scores, lying in wait, ready to exploit John’s one weakness—his heart. John is not an innocent man. The truth he’s long tried to hide from can no longer be ignored, the ghosts of the past seeking justice, and karma wanting payment for sins so dark they cannot be forgiven.
T.J. London is a rebel, liberal, lover, fighter, diehard punk, and Mohawk rockin pharmacist-turned-author who loves history. As an author her goal is to fill in the gaps, writing stories about missing history, those little places that are so interesting yet often forgotten. Her favorite time periods to write in are first and foremost the American Revolutionary War, the French Revolution, the French and Indian War, the Russian Revolution and the Victorian Era.  Her passions are traveling, writing, reading, barre, and sharing a glass of wine with her friends, while she collects experiences in this drama called life.  She is a native of Metropolitan Detroit (but secretly dreams of being a Londoner) and resides there with her husband Fred and her beloved cat Mickey.

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What It Means to Me To Be an Australian

Australia Day Coastal Blog Hop

I am part of the blog hop which has been taking place since January 1 and runs for three weeks. It’s an all Aussie contingent… leading up to a celebration of Australia Day. Over these three weeks you’ll be reading about what being an Aussie author means to the crew (see below) or how they celebrate Australia Day, or maybe even a lamington or pavlova recipe. It will be full of surprises!
And you’ll hear about new books to add to your TBR piles!
Don’t forget to call in every day and visit the blogs, leave a comment, enter the raffle copter for the fabulous gift basket.


For me, probably one of the most important aspects of being an Australian is the fact that our great nation grew mostly from peace.

Although the English savagely invaded the lands of the indigenous peoples of our country, Australia has managed to prosper and grow without civil war. We have respect for our neighbours — apart from the Kiwi cricket, rugby league thand rugby union teams. We thrive through diplomacy — not through threats or violence.

Australia has many outstanding achievements we should all be proud of, the rotary clothes hoist and black box are just 2 to be named.
I love the colour and diversity of life in Australia. It doesn’t matter where you come from, being an “Australian” means wanting to be “mates” with everyone — harbouring no ill-will towards others; wanting to live in peace and harmony with everyone and everything, to be free and independent, a helping hand when needed, and treating everyone fairly.

Australia Day, 26 January, is a time to reflect and be proud of all our achievements, no matter how big or small. It is a day to say thank you to those who have served and protected the people of our great nation and helped it to become the wonderful place we live in today.

I am blessed to be a first generation Australian and I am fiercely proud of this land I call home.

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January 1 Monique McDonnell
January 2 Sara Hantz
January 3 Annie Seaton
January 4 Imogene Nix
January 5 Caitlyn Nicholas 
January 6 Tima Maria Lacoba
January 7 Nicole Flockton
January 8 Wendy L. Curtis
January 9 Jacqui Carling Rodgers
January 10 Susan Horsnell
January 11 Susanne Bellamy
January 12 J’aimee Brooker
January 13 Victoria Purman
January 14 Ann B Harrison
January 15 Cate Ellink and

 Demelza Carlton

January 16 Jenny Schwartz
January 17 Donna Gallagher
January 18 Lily Malone
January 19 Tea Cooper
January 20 Fiona McArthur
January 21 Max Henry
January 22 Jennie Jones
January 23 Alison Stuart
January 24 Eve Rabi
January 25 Kendall Talbot
January 26 Annie Seaton-Prize draw