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‘The Pretender’ Blog Tour 12 – 18 September 2018

Check out the blog tour on one of the sites featured below to be in with a chance of winning a signed original piece of artwork from Emma Haines, the artist who drew the cover illustrations.

The Pretender, Katie Ward Writer, Blog Tour


Countdown to Publication…2 days to go!


Preview Copies of ‘The Pretender’ will be available via Amazon from Monday 27 August. Pre-Order today click here for the UK Version or click here for the US Version

I am delighted to confirm that my debut novel, ‘The Pretender’ will be published on Wednesday 12 September 2018.

A modern-day adaptation of the Mark Twain classic, ‘The Prince and the Pauper’, I have taken the best known elements and used them to weave a brand new story for the Young Adult genre.

For my version, I have resurrected the French monarchy and invented a Royal family for Switzerland to ensure that my characters can walk in their own shoes and not be associated with any actual Royal families in existance.

Brief Synopsis

France 2000: Two babies are born on the same day just two hours apart – but to very different lives. Isabella is born a Princess and heir to the French throne, while Sophia is born into a life of poverty and abuse. At the age of 18, Sophia runs away from home. That same night, Isabella is also fleeing from the burden of her royal life when she finds Sophia slumped at the Palace gates. Amazed by how alike they look, Isabella proposes a daring plotĀ  – to exchange lives for one week.

‘The Pretender’ is an emotionally intense and compelling story of friendship, love and the strange power of destiny.

Blog Tour 12 – 18 September 2018

‘The Pretender’ will be going on tour with Rachel’s Random Resources from 12-18 September where you will be able to read guest posts, Q&A’s and reviews of my book as well as having the opportunity to win the below signed picture from Emma Haines.

Katie Ward Writer, Owls, The Pretender

Where can I buy the book?

‘The Pretender’ will be available to buy via Amazon as an e-book or paperback and I will include a link on my website nearer the time where you can purchase the book.

Social Media

If you would like to follow me on social media then please find my handles below.

Twitter – @KatieWWriter
Facebook – @KatieWWriter
Instagram – KatieWWriter