Release Date: June 28,2022
About The Book:
In the slums of 1880s New York, Una Kelly has grown up to be a rough-and-tumble grifter, able to filch a pocketbook in five seconds flat. But when another con-woman pins her for a murder she didn’t commit, Una is forced to flee. Running from the police, Una lies her way into an unlikely refuge: the nursing school at Bellevue Hospital.
Based on Florence Nightingale’s nursing principles, Bellevue is the first school of its kind in the country. Where once nurses were assumed to be ignorant and unskilled, Bellevue prizes discipline, intellect, and moral character, and only young women of good breeding need apply. At first, Una balks at her prim classmates and the doctors’ endless commands. Yet life on the streets has prepared her for the horrors of injury and disease found on the wards, and she slowly gains friendship and self-respect.
Just as she finds her footing, Una’s suspicions about a patient’s death put her at risk of exposure, and will force her to choose between her instinct for self-preservation, and exposing her identity in order to save others.
About The Author:
Amanda Skenandore is the award-winning author of four historical novels, The Nurse’s Secret, The Second Life of Mirielle West, The Undertaker’s Assistant, and Between Earth and Sky. She’s also a registered nurse and certified infection preventionist. She lives in Las Vegas with her husband Steven and their pet turtle Lenore.
Bloggers On Tour:
June 22nd- She Just Loves Books https://instagram.com/shejustlovesbooks
June 23rd- Infinite Readlist https://instagram.com/infinite.readlist
June 23rd- The Caffeinated Reader https://instagram.com/the.caffeinated.reader
June 23rd- Cassie’s Book Reviews https://instagram.com/cassies_books_reviews
June 24th- Reading With Remy https://instagram.com/readingwithremy
June 24th ML Book Love https://instagram.com/mlbooklove
June 25th- Mrs Boom Reads https://instagram.com/mrsboomreads
June 27th- Bookish Heidi https://instagram.com/bookish.heidi
June 28th- Love My Books 2020 https://instagram.com/lovemybooks2020
June 29th- Bryant Park Books https://instagram.com/bryantparkbooks
June 29th – CMT Loves Wine and Books https://instagram.com/cmtloveswineandbooks
June 30th- Bookworm Struggles https://instagram.com/bookworm.struggles
July 1st- Lindas Book Obsession https://www.facebook.com/lindasbookobsession/
July 2nd- Carol Doscher https://instagram.com/carol_doscher_reader
July 5th-Rozier Reads and Wine https://instagram.com/rozierreadsandwine
July 9th- – Novels and Latte Book Club –https://www.facebook.com/groups/357651988042629
July 11th- Books And Beabulls https://instagram.com/books_and_beabulls
July 13th- Nurse Bookie https://instagram.com/nurse_bookie
July 14th- Jennifer Tar Heel Reader – http://www.jennifertarheelreader.com
July 15th- Subakka Bookstuff https://instagram.com/subakka.bookstuff
July 15th- Geaux Get Lit https://instagram.com/geauxgetlit
July 22nd- Books and Coffee MX https://instagram.com/booksandcoffeemx
1 thought on “On Tour 06/22/22-07/22/22 “The Nurse’s Secret” by Amanda Skenandore”