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Under a Gilded Moon

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ShadowKerry MacGregor’s future is derailed when after two years in college in New York City family obligations call her home to the beautiful Appalachians She is determined to distance herself from the opulence she sees rising in the Blue Ridge Mountains however close its reach Her family’s land is among the last pieces reuired to complete the Bilt Estate But something powerful than an ambitious Vanderbilt heir could change Kerry’s fate as one b Intricately woven and meticulously researched —Joy Jordan Lake's upcoming UNDER A GILDED MOON is a perfect blending of fact and fiction Rich in history detail and character if you love Asheville NC and the Bilt Estate as much as I do you will love this one Joy Jordan Lake is a master storyteller Stay tuned for my upcoming A Elevator Ride Interview with Joy December 1 and get the exclusives behind the book and about this talented author Full review coming In the meantime you must read A Tangled Mercy 5 stars and I am currently listening to Blue Hole Back Home which I missed when it came out so good

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From the bestselling author of A Tangled Mercy comes an enthralling novel of secrets a tumultuous war of ideas and murder as classes collide in the shadow of Bilt HouseBilt House a palatial mansion being built by the Vanderbilts American “royalty” is in its final stages of construction in North Carolina The country’s grandest example of privilege it symbolizes the aspirations of its owner and the dreams of a girl just as driven who lives in its WOW Joy Jordan Lake author of “Under A Gilded Moon” has written a captivating enthralling intriguing intense and amazing novel The genres for this novel are historical fiction and fiction The timeline for this novel is around 1895 and goes to the past when it pertains to the characters or events The location for this story is mostly set in North Carolina I love the way that Joy Jordan Lake vividly describes the characters the settings and the events The author describes her dramatic and colorful characters as complex and complicated The characters settings and events show comparisons and contrasts of rich vspoor classes good vs evil educated vs ignorant loyalty vs betrayal people that abide by the law and criminals and hate vs love There are some characters that have tremendous hatred and feel they have the perfect solutionKerry MacGregor has had the wonderful opportunity to attend an exclusive college in New York when she is called back to North Carolina when her father is ailing Kerry has had the taste of a higher society than the cabin she grew up in North Carolina Kerry also has ambivalent feelings about her father Kerry is headed back home and has no idea what troubles await herOn the train Kerry meets some unusual characters as she connects with her aunt and her twin brother and sister It seems the properties where Kerry and her family and other families have lived for years are threatened by the Bilt House or Mansion that is being built in North Carolina by the Vanderbilts Kerry also is aware she will have to find some type of work to be able to survive take care of her father and siblingsThis is such a suspenseful and page turning novel There are twists and turns danger and murder I highly recommend this thought provoking and memorable novel and would love to see this made into a screenplay and movie

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Y one outsiders descend on the changing landscape a fugitive from Sicily a reporter chasing a groundbreaking story a debutante tainted by scandal and a conservationist prepared to put anyone at risk to stoke the resentment of the localsAs Kerry finds herself caught in a war between wealth and poverty innocence and corruption she must navigate not only her own pride and desperation to survive but also the temptations of fortune and the men who control Releases 01122020✨Elegantly written and expertly crafted Under A Gilded Moon soars as high as any piece of literature can reach You're transported to a time and place in history that begs to be read late into the night  ✨Under A Gilded Moon a novel 409 pages; 59 chapters Genre historical fiction lakeunionpublishingjoyjordonlakeJoy Jordan Lake is the author of eight books including A Tangled Mercy a #1 bestseller and also an Editors’ Choice recipient from the Historical Novel Society; Blue Hole Back Home which won the Christy Award for First Novel✨Bilt House a palatial mansion being built by the Vanderbilts American “royalty” is in its final stages of construction in North Carolina The country’s grandest example of privilege it symbolizes the aspirations of its owner and the dreams of a girl just as driven who lives in its shadowKerry MacGregor’s future is derailed when after two years in college in New York City family obligations call her home to the beautiful Appalachians She is determined to distance herself from the opulence she sees rising in the Blue Ridge Mountains however close its reach Her family’s land is among the last pieces reuired to complete the Bilt Estate But something powerful than an ambitious Vanderbilt heir could change Kerry’s fate as one by one outsiders descend on the changing landscape—a fugitive from Sicily a reporter chasing a groundbreaking story a debutante tainted by scandal and a conservationist prepared to put anyone at risk to stoke the resentment of the localsAs Kerry finds herself caught in a war between wealth and poverty innocence and corruption she must navigate not only her own pride and desperation to survive but also the temptations of fortune and the men who control itSpeak less than thou knowestLend less thou knowest📌The story dates back to October 1895It talks about a family's journey to forgiveness Bilt Estate Kerry's dilemma her duty towards her family father siblings forgiving her father for what their life could have been a teacher's concern care for her student and how your roots always pull you towards them 📌What did I learn? ✨You don't turn your back on family no matter what ✨Change is an inevitable part of life 📌What to look forward in the book? ✨a no of CHARACTERS are BASED ON ACTUAL PEOPLE even the Saint Bernard is also BASED ON A HISTORICAL CANINE ✨there's a section on HISTORICAL NOTES ✨there are BOOK CLUB discussion uess✨beautiful storytelling skills✨you actually go back to that era✨very detailed descriptive narration ✨a bit lengthy with a moderate pace ✨Crawdads meets the Crawleys in Jordan Lake's latest where she offers up a powerful location in the Bilt House of Asheville North Carolina Pitting rugged locals against Gilded Age interlopers and threaded throughout with a meticulously researched well crafted mystery this is historical fiction at its best  #noorthebookwormreviews#underagildedmoon

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  • 21 August 2017
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About the Author: Joy Jordan-Lake

Joy Jordan Lake's varied and admittedly odd professional experience has included working as a college professor author journalist waitress director of a program for homeless families university chaplain horseback riding instructor free lance photographer and the job title that remains her personal favorite head sailing instructor Born in Washington DC Joy Jordan Lake's first vivi


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