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A Sea of Green Unfolding - The Long Trails #3

Lizzi Tremayne

Publisher: Lizzi Tremayne

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About the Book 
This novel can be read as a standalone or as part of The Long Trails series! 
"A lovely combination of historical accuracy and adventure… interwoven with New Zealand's turbulent mid-19th century history as European settlers and Maori tribes battled. Lizzi Tremayne has stamped her mark as an excellent story teller who does her homework well and puts her knowledge to good use in her writing."  
    –Shelagh Merlin, NetGalley Reviewer 
"As usual in this series, the historical research is excellent… well-integrated into the narrative. The description of the environs through which Lizzi Tremayne's characters travel are particularly good—lush and vibrant. In the New Zealand section of the novel she makes our country sound like paradise. Which it is." 
     –Deborah Challinor, number one bestselling author and historian 
The Story 
When you've already lost everything, the only place left to go is up... 
Tragedy strikes in Aleksandra and Xavier's newly found paradise on their California Rancho but Von Tempsky's invitation draws them to a new life in peaceful New Zealand. Unfortunately, change is in the wind and they disembark into a turbulent wilderness—where the land wars between the European settlers and the local Maori have only just begun. 
Lizzi Tremayne's Debut Novel in this series was 
Finalist 2013 RWNZ Great Beginnings,  
Winner 2014 RWNZ Pacific Hearts Award,  
Winner 2015 RWNZ Koru Award for Best First Novel plus  
Third in Koru Long Novel, and  
Finalist 2015 Best Indie Book Award. 
The Series 
This is Book Three of The Long Trails series of historical fiction—adventure stories rich in historical detail, following Aleksandra, Xavier, Tatiana, and their friends across continents and seas, from 1830's tsarist Russia to 1860s Utah, California, and Colonial New Zealand. Come join us! 
Author Bio:   
Lizzi grew up riding wild in the Santa Cruz Mountain redwoods, became an equine veterinarian at UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, and practiced in the California Pony Express and Gold Country before emigrating to New Zealand. When not writing, she's swinging a rapier or shooting a bow in medieval garb, riding, driving a carriage or playing on her farm, singing, or working as an equine veterinarian or science teacher. She is multiply published and awarded in special interest magazines and veterinary periodicals.

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