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Book giveaway: Mistress of Mellyn


I received a second ARC of Mistress of Mellyn in the mail today, so I'm having a giveaway for it!

Here are the rules for entry:

1) Deadline to enter is December 11th, or a week from today

2) US entries only

3) Please be sure to leave an e-mail or some way for me to reach you in case you win. Good luck! Watch out for a couple more giveaways here in the next few weeks.

Comments

Sounds interesting! Enter me, please.

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The_Book_Queen said…
Ooh-- count me in too! I wanted to read this book, but I received a different one from LT's October batch.

The_Book_Queen@yahoo.com
mamasbooks said…
I'd love to read this one, please enter me! lpmccann (at) gmail (dot) com Thanks!
michellekae said…
I am all over giveaways!
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archphoenix said…
I'd love a shot at it - it's on my TBR list!

kim at phoenix-rising dot net
teabird said…
I'd love to read this!

teabird 17 *at* yahoo * dot * com
Alyce said…
I would like to be entered.
akreese (at) hotmail (dot) com
I'd love to enter! I've read plenty of Jean Plaidy books, but never read one of her Victoria Holt books. Looks like fun!

readersrespite AT yahoo DOT com
Kanellio said…
I would SO love to win. I haven't read a Victoria Holt in ages! I will keep fingers and toes crossed...but not eyes as can't read if I do that! thanks for the chance!

Kanellio
Kristen M. said…
Count me in!

webereading at gmailDOTcom
Chain Reader said…
Sounds like a good one from reading your review. Please enter me! Thanks.
saz AT chainreader DOT com
Kaye said…
I used to love Victoria Holt. It would be fun to read her stories again.
Enter me please
florida982002@yahoo dot come
Gwendolyn B. said…
Please enter me -- I love her books! Thanks for the chance.
geebee.reads AT gmail DOT com
Becca said…
Oh! Oh! Pick me! Pick me! I'd love to read this. It sounds great. Thanks
rebecca.bradeen(at)verizon(dot)net
I was really interested in this one. Please enter me!

janemarieprice [at] gmail.com
I love Victoria Holt, but I haven't read this one. I'm so glad they're rereleasing many of her works; they've been getting harder and harder to find.

Thanks for sharing!

Jessica - thebluestockingsociety at gmail
Amanda said…
Very interesting. I love Jane Eyre and Rebecca so it's probably right up my alley. Thanks!
Kim said…
OH my goodness! They are re-releasing Victoria Holt books?? I have such fond memories of reading all her books during the years I was in high school and in my twenties. (I am soon to be 47--so you know how long ago I am talking here!) I eventually ended up reading everything by Holt, and was so author illiterate that I didn't realize she wrote under different pen names.

On the Night of the Seventh Moon is the first one of hers I read--I can even remember sun bathing on our deck in the summer totally wrapped up in that book!! Mistress of Mellyn was another one of my favorites by here.
Please enter me in the drawing! After all these years, I can't believe that I don't own one single Holt book! This must be remedied--I sure hope I win. ;)
*smiles*
Kim
my email: kimmmery4atyahoodotcom
Ashley said…
Enter me please!
Lenore said…
I was just reading about this in the catalog and then I see the link to your contest on LT - how cool is that?! I am very interested in this one.
ElleVee said…
I saw this on LT. It looks cool. You can contact me at my blog http://fearandloathingny.blogspot.com/
traveler said…
Many years ago I read Victoria Holt and was enthralled with her novels. Thanks for this wonderful giveaway.
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