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Beyond the Moon is going on tour with Rachel's Random Resources, if you wish to participate please contact me on with your name, blog name, preferred post type and availability. 

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Beyond the Moon by Catherine Taylor

Genre: Historical fiction/time travel

Blog Tour - 11th - 20th January 2020

Publication Date: 26th June 2019

Standalone Novel

Estimated Page Count - 496

Formats available: Mobi, Epub, PDF or Paperbacks

Types of post available: Reviews, extracts, Q&As or Guest Posts

Potential Trigger Warning: graphic descriptions of war violence and injuries, as well as profanity and mild sex

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In 1916 1st Lieutenant Robert Lovett is a patient at Coldbrook Hall military hospital in Sussex, England. A gifted artist, he’s been wounded fighting in the Great War. Shell shocked and suffering from hysterical blindness he can no longer see his own face, let alone paint, and life seems increasingly hopeless.

A century later in 2017, medical student Louisa Casson has just lost her beloved grandmother – her only family. Heartbroken, she drowns her sorrows in alcohol on the South Downs cliffs – only to fall accidentally part-way down. Doctors fear she may have attempted suicide, and Louisa finds herself involuntarily admitted to Coldbrook Hall – now a psychiatric hospital, an unfriendly and chaotic place.

Then one day, while secretly exploring the old Victorian hospital’s ruined, abandoned wing, Louisa hears a voice calling for help, and stumbles across a dark, old-fashioned hospital room. Inside, lying on the floor, is a mysterious, sightless young man, who tells her he was hurt at the Battle of the Somme, a WW1 battle a century ago. And that his name is Lieutenant Robert Lovett…

Two people, two battles: one against the invading Germans on the battlefields of 1916 France, the other against a substandard, uncaring mental health facility in modern-day England. Two journeys begun a century apart, but somehow destined to coincide - and become one desperate struggle to be together.

Part WW1 historical fiction, part timeslip love story - and at the same time a meditation on the themes of war, mental illness, identity and art - Beyond The Moon sweeps the reader on an unforgettable journey through time. 

About Catherine Taylor

Catherine Taylor was born and grew up on the island of Guernsey in the British Channel Islands. She is a former journalist, most recently for Dow Jones News and The Wall Street Journal in London. Beyond The Moon is her first novel. She lives in Ealing, London with her husband and two children.

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Blog Tour Schedule

Capacity per day as shown. Confirmed blogs will appear here. 

11th January

  1. Short Book and Scribes

  2. Four Moon Reviews

  3. B for bookreview

12th January

  1. Herding Cats

  2. Chez Maximka


13th January

  1. Jypsylynn

  2. Ginger Book Geek

  3. Luna's Little Library

14th January

  1. Northernreader

  2. Pen Possessed

  3. On The Shelf Reviews

15th January

  1. Hina Loves To Read

  2. Laura's Interests

  3. Jessica Belmont

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