Blog Tour The Piper’s Pursuit

Hello Bookish Friends,

Today I’m really excited to be taking part in the Book Tour of, The Piper’s Pursuit
by, Melanie Dickerson, which is being hosted by FFBT

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The Piper’s Pursuit
by Melanie Dickerson
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Release Date: December 3, 2019
Genre: Young Adult Fiction — Fantasy, Retelling

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A plague of rats. A giant beast outside the village walls. A host of missing children. And one young woman determined to save her people.

In 1424 Hamlin, Katerina faces threats from all sides. An outbreak of rats has overtaken the village, a mysterious beast is on a killing rampage of the village’s children, and her evil stepfather is a dark presence inside the walls of her own home. Katerina is determined to hunt and kill the Beast of Hamlin herself before more lives are lost.

When Steffan, the handsome but brash duke’s son, comes to town seeking glory and reward, Katerina decides he might be the ally she’s been looking for—even though the sweet music he plays on his pipe seems the only gentle thing about him. But there’s more to Steffan than she suspects, and she finds drawn to him despite her misgivings.

Can Katerina and Steffan stop the enemy from stealing every child of Hamlin? Or will their interference create a worse fate for them all? Melanie Dickerson delivers another exciting fairy tale journey of intrigue and romance in this reimagining of the classic Pied Piper story.


I received a copy of this book via the publisher, Thomas Nelson and The Fantastic Flying Book Club in exchange for an honest review. Thank you!

This engaging book, is the 10th book in the Hagenheim series. A Young Adult Christian Fiction Retelling Romance, published on December 3rd 2019 by Thomas Nelson Christy Award–winner Dickerson, reimagines the Pied Piper story in this excellent installment to her Hagenheim series.

The tale is set in 1424 in the German region of the Holy Roman Empire. Katerina, a fiercely private warrior-maiden. Her determination to protect her townspeople from the evildoings of her stepfather, who happens to be the town mayor.

When the children of the town start going missing and are presumed to be victims of the Beast of Hamlin, the mayor offers Katerina’s hand in marriage to anyone who can kill the beast. Katerina, determined to escape from her stepfather, she vows to kill the beast herself. Steffan, one of the sons of the Duke of Hagenheim, is intent on winning the prize for himself. The two become reluctant duo in their quest, along the way, they realize they share some of the same values and learn to trust one other.

You are thrown right into a beautiful, vivid and established world with fully fleshed out characters, and lands. The author brings together faith, personal sacrifice, atonement, and a wonderful heartwarming romance. Dickerson’s writings almost always contain fairy tale element, I adore retellings, with strong heroines, along with the perfect amount of modest romance. While giving the reader faith based messages within the pages.

Melanie Dickerson is the New York Times bestselling author who combines her love for history, adventure, and romance. Her books have won a Christy Award, two Maggie Awards, The National Reader’s Choice Award, the Christian Retailing’s Best Award, the Book Buyer’s Best Award, the Golden Quill, and the Carol Award. She earned her bachelor’s degree in special education from The University of Alabama and has taught children and adults in the U.S., Germany, and Ukraine. Now she spends her time writing stories of love and adventure near Huntsville, Alabama.


Tour Schedule

November 18

That Artsy Reader Girl – Welcome Interview with Melanie Dickerson

November 19

The Reading Corner for All – Book Review, Blogger-created Book Playlist (P)
Sometimes Leelynn Reads – Book Review, Blogger-created Book Dream Cast (P)
Bookishly Nerdy – Book Review + Favorite Quotes (P)
Ohana Cascadia – Book Review + Favorite Quotes, Instagram Post (P)

November 20

onemused – Book Review, Instagram Post (P)
Heidi Reads… – Book Review (P)
Savings In Seconds – Book Review + Favorite Quotes, Instagram Post (P)
Adventures Thru Wonderland – Book Review

November 21

Womanon – Author Q&A, Creative Post (E)
Sincerely Karen Jo – Book Review (P)
Books_AndPoetrii – Creative Post
Portals of Paper and Ink – Book Review + Favorite Quotes, Book Playlist (P)

November 22

Foals, Fiction, and Filigree – Book Review + Favorite Quotes (P)
Shelf-Rated – Book Review (P)
Reads Like Supernova – Book Review + Favorite Quotes (P)
Daughter of Increase – Book Review + Favorite Quotes (P)

November 23

Adventurous Bookworm – Book Review, Author Guest Post (E)
Gwendalyn’s Books – Book Review, Creative Post (P)
Nay’s Pink Bookshelf – Book Review + Favorite Quotes (P)
Susan Heim On Writing – Book Review (P)

November 24

What She Will Read – Book Review + Favorite Quotes
two points of interest – Book Review (P)
evelynreads – Book Review (E)
Life with No Plot – Book Review (E)

November 25

To All the Books I’ve Read Before – Author Guest Post (E)
Ya It’s Lit – Book Review + Favorite Quotes (P)
Fyrekatz Blog – Book Review (P)

GIVEAWAY

Prize: 1 finished copy of The Piper’s Pursuit by Melanie Dickerson (USA)

Starts: 11/18/19

Ends: 11/28/19

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3 thoughts on “Blog Tour The Piper’s Pursuit

  1. KayCKay says:

    I was just wondering the other day if there was a new Hagenheim book coming out soon and I forgot to look it up! I’m excited to see there is! Great review! I loved all the other books in the series and I look forward to reading this!

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