On Tour 2/16/21-3/30/21 “In Light Of The Summit” by Jamie McGillen

Release Date:  January 15, 2021 

About The Book:

The much-anticipated sequel to IN SIGHT OF THE MOUNTAIN!

After Anna Gallagher’s first climb on Mt. Rainier, she faces a new challenge—enduring the ridicule and threats that come with breaking tradition. In 1890, being a young female mountaineer makes polite society uncomfortable, even angry. But despite the threats and inherent risk, she still has plans for another climb, even if it jeopardizes her family bookstore, and puts her in more danger than she ever imagined.

Emily Watson has always been close with the Gallagher family. As a young girl she dreamed of a wealthy husband, a fine house, and a future in Seattle society and now she finally has it. Her desires couldn’t be more different than Anna’s, but she’s confronted with her own invisible mountain to climb when she’s suddenly poverty-stricken. She must decide what matters most, and whether true love is worth waiting for.

IN LIGHT OF THE SUMMIT is a captivating story of ambition, heartbreak, and redemption. It’s a tale of two childhood friends navigating womanhood in the late 19th century, with as much grace as they can muster, while still figuring out how to be true to themselves.

About The Author:  

Jamie McGillen lives in the shadow of Mount Rainier, and no matter how many times she moves away, it draws her home. Everything about large evergreen trees delights her, except how poky they are, and the sap. Her poems and essays have been published in numerous literary journals, and she teaches English Composition at Highline College. https://jamiemcgillen.com/

Social Media: 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jamiemcgillen

Instagram: https://instagram.com/jamiemcgillen

Twitter: @North_Something 

Book Blurbs: 

Turn of the century social conventions come in conflict with a determined young woman’s desire to climb Mt. Ranier in Washington State. Anna must make a choice, to be true to herself or “know one’s place” and conform to avoid conflict within her family and society at large. Author, Jamie McGillen, explores this and other social injustices historically imposed on women, many that still resonate a century and a half later – mountains yet to climb.” — San Francisco Book Review

“In Light of the Summit by Jamie McGillen is a charming sequel to her first novel, In Sight of the Mountain. McGillen’s love for her home state and Mt. Rainier shines through her writing. Her description is vivid and beautiful. Readers will be inspired to climb the mountain themselves. She brings Mt. Rainier and the Pacific Northwest climate to life. Anna is a strong and determined female character, and her husband Ben is always supportive. Their love is believable and sweet. This book is filled with adventure and romance and danger. The mystery is well-plotted, with several great twists. If you are looking for a good, clean novel to curl up in front of a cozy fire with, you can’t go wrong with this one.” — Heather Stockard, Readers’ Favorite (5 Star Review)

Bloggers On Tour:

Feb. 16th – PNWX Bibliophile https://instagram.com/pnwxbibliophile

Feb. 19th -Noor The Bookworm https://instagram.com/noorthebookworm

Feb. 20th – Nurse Bookie https://instagram.com/nurse_bookie

Feb. 24th  – Lindas Book Obsession https://www.facebook.com/lindasbookobsession/ 

Feb. 26th – Ya It’s Lit https://instagram.com/ya.its.lit

March 2nd – Idaho Girl Reads https://instagram.com/idahogirlreads

March 10th – Love My Books 2020 https://instagram.com/lovemybooks2020

March 12th – Joannas Bookshelf https://instagram.com/joannasbookshelf

March 16th – The Mary Reader https://instagram.com/themaryreader 

March 17th – Marilyn Goncalves https://instagram.com/marilynjgon 

March 19th – Rozier Reads and Wine https://instagram.com/rozierreadsandwine

March 22nd – Books Cats Travel Food https://instagram.com/books.cats.travel.food

March 30th – Jackie Loves Books https://instagram.com/jackieslovesbooks

March 30th – Amy Lynn Lifestyle https://instagram.com/amylynnlifestyle

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