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Valentines Week Mega Giveaway


Valentines Day is just round the corner, and the best way to celebrate it for us book lovers is to curl up with a good romance book. So, as part of the celebrations, I am doing a mega Giveaway with NINE (09) authors and over FORTY (40) books to be won.

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How to enter

To enter, all you have to do is leave a comment with an email ID and the book you’d like to win. You can choose more than one book, so ask away!

In the comment, also state what you like about any one of the book blurbs below. 

You may or may not be able to get the book of your choice. So please list atleast 3 choices in descending order of preference. I will assume you are fine with any book if you do not do this.

The Rules

  1. Giveaway is open internationally.
  2. Entries will be open till February 19, 2012 or, the end of the Valentine Week.
  3. I will notify the authors of the winners, and will pass your email address to them. The authors will contact the winners.
  4. It is the responsibility of the authors to ensure that you receive your book. If you do not receive your book in 15 days, please let me know.
  5. You may or may not be able to get the book of your choice. Please list atleast 3 choices in descending order of preference. I will assume you are fine with any book if you do not do this.
  6. My decision of the winner will be final, I will use a publicly available random number generator to pick the winner.

AND, HERE’S THE SELECTION WE HAVE:

You can click on the covers to find out more about the book!

          

          

           

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Excerpt from ‘Calico’ by Allison Bruning


I have recently interviewed author Allison Bruning. You can read the interview here. She has graciously provided us with a wonderful excerpt from her book, ‘Calico’

Excerpt from Chapter 4 of Calico

June 19, 1764 – Lower Chillicothe Town, Southern Ohio

Small groups of women washed clothes in the medium-sized river at the back of the village. Children ran along the large barrier wall made of thick tree trunks that flanked the sides of the village. Calico watched the boys interact with each other. She peered around the bustling village. Men relaxed on the ground while women worked, children played and elders taught the young men. A tear fell from Calico’s eyes with the recollection of her own parents.

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Interview with Allison Bruning, author of ‘Calico’


Hi everyone! Today, I welcome to the blog author Allison Bruning. We talk about her writing career as well as her books. As a special treat she also gives us a sample of her writing, which you can read here.

Alright then, let’s get started!

Interview with Allison Bruning

Describe your series? What genre would you classify it into?

The Children of the Shawnee follows twin sisters, Calico and Rose Turner Dubious before, during and just after the Unites States Revolutionary War. Like a Tale of Twin Cities, while the twins do not live in the same area they will meet up in the end. My series starts with the girls together but after their parents deaths they decide to follow different paths. Calico stays with the Shawnee while Rose is sent to live with her father’s family in France.
My series is historical fiction with a taste of suspense, paranormal, and romance.

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