I’m participating in a blog tour for Legacy of Eden.  I’ll be posting a Q and A and guest post later this month, but check this out now for your chance  to play along with the tour in a scavenger hunt.

Happy Reading, and be sure to click the link at the end of the post for your scavenger hunt. Happy Hunting!

To understand what it meant to be a Hathaway you’d first have to see our farm, Aurelia.

If my family’s name is familiar to you, it may be that you have either already seen it, or at least know something of its reputation. In its day our farm was notorious for being one of the most prosperous estates in our county in Iowa. An infamy only surpassed in time by that of the family who owned it.

I have spent the past seventeen years trying to forget it, forget my family and forget my past. For seventeen years I was given a reprieve, but after that length of time, you stop looking over your shoulder and you forget how precarious your peace is. You take it for granted; you learn to bury your guilt and then you convince yourself that it will never find you.

And then he died.

My cousin Caledon Hathaway Jr. left this earth in late October at the age of forty-five. The cause of death was cirrhosis of the liver. http://www.frugalplus.com/