Sheila K. from FL
Alicia G. from TN
Andrew B. from CT
I have sent your names and mailing address to Meredith Summers, a Publicist at Tor/Forge Books. Thanks Meredith for letting me host this Giveaway.
This sounds like a great book. TOR will be sending me an ARC, so I will get to read Ark Storm too, but you two lucky winners will get the Hardcover version. Here is the info from Amazon.
The Ark Storm is coming—a catastrophic weather event that will unleash massive floods and wreak more damage on California than the feared “Big One.” One man wants to profit from it. Another wants to harness it to wage jihad on American soil. One woman stands in their way: Dr. Gwen Boudain, a brave and brilliant meteorologist.
When Boudain notices that her climate readings are off the charts, she turns to Gabriel Messenger for research funding. Messenger’s company is working on a program that ionizes water molecules to bring rain on command. Meanwhile, Wall Street suits notice that someone is placing six-month bets on the prospect of an utter apocalypse and begin to investigate. Standing in the shadows is journalist Dan Jacobsen, a former Navy SEAL. War hardened, cynical, and handsome, Jacobsen is a man with his own hidden agenda.
Linda Davies’s Ark Storm brings together the worlds of finance, scientific innovation, and terrorism in a fast-paced thrill ride that will leave readers gasping.
Hardcover: 448 pages
Publisher: Forge Books; First Edition edition (August 19, 2014)
Product Dimensions: 9.6 x 6.4 x 1.5 inches
Shipping Weight: 1 pounds
LINDA DAVIES is a graduate in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics from Oxford University, and worked for seven years an as investment banker before escaping to write novels. Davies’s first novel, Nest of Vipers, has been published in more than thirty countries, selling over two million copies. She is also a winner of the Philip Geddes Prize for journalism. Davies is married with three children. She lives by the sea in Suffolk.
A special thanks to Ardi Alspach (Associate Publicist | Tor & Forge Books) for providing the books for this giveaway!
DemonWars: First Heroes by R. A. Salvatore
Tor Books is releasing a new special edition of the first two titles in R. A. Salvatore’s Saga of the First King series: DemonWars: First Heroes (A Tor Paperback; $11.99; On-sale: April 2, 2014). Well known for his popular Forgotten Realms character Drizzt the Drow Elf, Salvatore has created his own realm in the DemonWars Saga, expanded by the Saga of the First Kings.
In The Highwayman, Salvatore takes his readers back to his signature world of Corona many years before the DemonWars, introducing a fascinating new hero. The roads are unsafe to travel; goblins and bloodthirsty Powries search out human prey. Two religions struggle fiercely for control. Only the Highwayman travels freely, his sword casting aside both Powries and soldiers. The people need a savior, but is the Highwayman on a mission of mercy…or vengeance?
In The Ancient, Bransen Garibond is tricked into journeying across the Gulf of Corona to the wild lands of Vanguard, where he is pressed into service in a desperate war. If Branson fails, all who live on the lake will perish, and all of northern Honce will fall under the shadow of the merciless and vengeful Samhaists.
Publishers Weekly calls The Highwayman a “swift-moving tale of sword and sorcery” and declares, “Fans of Salvatore’s unadorned approach and broad caricatures of archetypal figures should be pleased with this carnival of treachery and medieval feudalism.” A can’t miss collection for Salvatore fans, this special omnibus reprint is also the perfect introduction to the entertaining realms of the DemonWars.
There will be two winners of DemonWars: First Heroes. They will be randomly selected on March 18, 2014.
This contest starts today March 3, 2014, and will close at Midnight EDT, March 17, 2014. I will email the winners, and post the winners here on March 18th.
If you would like to be one of the lucky winners, just follow these easy steps.
1. Send an email to contests at mackela dot com.
2. Use DemonWars as the subject.
3. Include your mailing address. (So TOR books can send you a copy of DemonWars)
This contest is only open for readers in North America.
Please only one entry per person. I will be putting your email addresses in a box and my wife will be drawing out the winners, so I will know if you have multiple entries.
Once the contest is over, I will be deleting all the emails that you send (including the mailing addresses).
A special thanks to Desirae May Friesen (Publicity Assistant | Tor & Forge Books) for providing the books for this giveaway!
Here is the link to DemonWars: First Heroes: The Highwayman and The Ancient (Saga of the First King) on Amazon, if you want more information about the book.
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