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The Tissue Veil 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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The Tissue Veil by Brenda Bannister

Target Age: YA/ NA / Adult (mid teens to adult)

Genre: A 'coming-of-age' novel, told over two time frames, so a mix of historical and contemporary fiction. An element of time slip involved.

Tour Dates: 15th - 21st October 2018

Publication Date:  25th January 2017

Formats available: Mobi or very limited UK Paperbacks

Standalone Novel

Estimated Page Count - 426

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

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What if you discovered a hundred-year-old diary under your floorboards - and then found references in it to yourself? Or if you lived in 1901, yet kept seeing glimpses of a girl from modern times? And what if both of you had problems that only the other could really understand? Emily and Aysha live in the same Stepney house and an inexplicable link develops between them, fuelled by Aysha's discovery of a journal and Emily's sightings of a 'future ghost'. Each takes courage from the other's predicament - after all, what's a hundred years between friends?

About Brenda Bannister

Brenda studied English at university and later qualified as a librarian, working in various educational settings from schools to higher education. Moving from London to Frome in Somerset in 2010 proved a catalyst for her own writing as she joined local fiction and script writing groups. She has had a number of short stories published, plus short plays produced in local pub theatre, but all the while was incubating a story based in the area of Tower Hamlets where she had worked for eighteen years.  This germ of a story became 'The Tissue Veil'.

Brenda is a founder member of Frome Writers' Collective, an organisation which has grown from a handful of members to over a hundred in the past four years, and helped set up its innovative Silver Crow Book Brand. She is also the current organiser of the annual Frome Festival Short Story Competition. A lifelong reader, Brenda rarely follows genres, but enjoys modern literary fiction, historical fiction, classics and the occasional detective novel. The latest Bernard Cornwell might be a guilty pleasure, but she'll be even more eager to get her hands on Hilary Mantel's final instalment of Thomas Cromwell's story.

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Blog Tour Schedule

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

15th October

  1. Jess Bookish Life - Review

  2. Rachel Bustin - Extract

  3. Jazzy Book Reviews - Guest Post

16th October

  1. Cup of Toast - Review

  2. Bookworm for Kids - Extract

  3. The Spoonie Mummy - Review

17th October

  1. Ali - The Dragon Slayer - Extract

  2. BeadyJans Books - Review

  3. Me and My Books- Extract

18th October

  1. B for bookreview -Guest Post

  2. Loving Life Everyday - Review

  3. Ellesea Loves Reading - Extract

19th October

  1. Short Book and Scribes - Review

  2. YA/NA Book Divas -Extract

  3. Jessica Rachow - Review

20th October

  1. Pass the Prosecco Please

  2. Nemesis Book Blog - Guest Post

  3. Chat About Books - Q&A

21st October

  1. Welsh Mummy Blogs  - Review

  2. Heartshaped Bluestocking

  3. donnasbookblog - Q&A

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