All Press Releases for October 24, 2008

Writer Explores a Previously Hidden Slice of Irish and German History

'Hitler and Mars Bars' author, Dianne Ascroft, discusses her historical fiction novel and the intriguing period it's set in on her upcoming Virtual Book Tour.

    ENNISKILLEN, NORTHERN IRELAND, October 24, 2008 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Dianne Ascroft's novel, 'Hitler and Mars Bars', gives readers a unique glimpse into an overlooked slice of Irish and Germany history. This novel is the moving tale of a German boy's journey to manhood in war-torn Nazi Germany and post-war Ireland. Set against the backdrop of the little known Red Cross project, Operation Shamrock, it is the tale of a remarkable child and era. Join the author on her Virtual Book Tour and learn more about this heartwarming novel and the exciting era it is set in.

Join Dianne on 24/2 - her two month Virtual Book Tour, beginning and ending on the 24th (October and December). She will visit a variety of websites - being reviewed, answering questions and posting guest blogs. The full schedule will be posted at Check it regularly for updates.

Read pre-tour reviews of 'Hitler and Mars Bars' at:
Armchair Interviews:
BCF Book Reviews:

Early Tour Dates:

Oct 24 - Great New Books blog - in depth interview-
Oct 25 - Sharp Words blog - book review and guest blog about uncovering Operation Shamrock -
Oct 26 - Guest on Lillian Cauldwell's Passionate Internet Voices Talk Radio, 3.30-4pm EST -
Oct 28 - Irish Taxi blog - guest post and competition -
Oct 31 - Stony River Farm blog - guest post with a Halloween theme -
Nov 4 - Another Bloody Blawg - interview -

And here's where she'll be finishing up -but don't forget to check back in between for more dates....
Dec 24 - Bay City Rollers Pen Pal Reunion blog - guest post with a Christmas theme -

Contact: Dianne Ascroft, author of 'Hitler and Mars Bars' (ISBN: 9781425145910)
Email: [email protected]

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