Tall Chimneys is going on tour with Rachel's Random Resources. If you wish to participate please contact me on rachel@rachelsrandomresources.com with your name, blog name, preferred post type and availability. 

Tall Chimneys by Allie Cresswell

Genre: Literary Historical Fiction

Tour Dates: 12th to 18th December 2017

Publication Date: 12th December 2017

Formats available: Mobi or PDF

Standalone Novel

Estimated Page Count - 420

Types of post available: Review, Q&As, Extracts and Guest Posts

Pre-order Link - www.allie-cresswell.com

Considered a troublesome burden, Evelyn Talbot is banished by her family to their remote country house. Tall Chimneys is hidden in a damp and gloomy hollow. It is outmoded and inconvenient but Evelyn is determined to save it from the fate of so many stately homes at the time - abandonment or demolition.


Occasional echoes of tumult in the wider world reach their sequestered backwater - the strident cries of political extremists, a furore of royal scandal, rumblings of the European war machine. But their isolated spot seems largely untouched. At times life is hard - little more than survival. At times it feels enchanted, almost outside of time itself. The woman and the house shore each other up - until love comes calling, threatening to pull them asunder. 
Her desertion will spell its demise, but saving Tall Chimneys could mean sacrificing her hope for happiness, even sacrificing herself. 


A century later, a distant relative crosses the globe to find the house of his ancestors. What he finds in the strange depression of the moor could change the course of his life forever.
One woman, one house, one hundred years.

About Allie Cresswell

Allie Cresswell was born in Stockport, UK and began writing fiction as soon as she could hold a pencil.

She did a BA in English Literature at Birmingham University and an MA at Queen Mary College, London.

She has been a print-buyer, a pub landlady, a book-keeper, run a B & B and a group of boutique holiday cottages. Nowadays Allie writes full time having retired from teaching literature to lifelong learners.

She has two grown-up children, one granddaughter and two grandsons, is married to Tim and lives in Cumbria, NW England.

Tall Chimneys is the sixth of her novels to be published.

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Blog Tour Schedule

Maximum 3 stops per day.  Confirmed blogs will appear here. 

12th December

  1. Books Life and Everything - Review and Q&A

  2. Satisfaction for Insatiable Readers - Extract

  3. Devilishly Delicious Book Reviews - Review & Extract

13th December

  1.  Beverley Has Read - Review

  2.  Carole's Book Corner - Extract

  3.  Novel Deelights - Extract

14th December

  1.  Dash Fan's Book Reviews - Review

  2. Criminally Good - Guest Post

  3. Books, Vertigo & Tea - Extract

  4. BeadyJansBooks - Review and Extract

15th December

  1. Books and Wine Gums - Review

  2. Jennifer Wilson - Guest Post

  3. Nesie's Place - Extract

16th December

  1. Being Anne - Guest Post

  2. Bound 2 Escape - Extract

  3. Donna's Book Blog - Review

17th December

  1.  Anne Bonny Book Reviews - Guest Post

  2.  Booksaremycwtches - Guest Post

  3.  Kath Middleton Books - Review

18th December

  1.  Brook Cottage Books - Guest Post 

  2.  Me and My Books - Review

  3.  Short Book and Scribes - Review

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