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Saturday, November 5, 2011

The Black Shard Holiday Giveaway

Following up from the novel The Magic Warble by Victoria Simcox is the sequel The Black Shard. Reuniting Kristina with old friends back in the magical land of Bernovem. Prince Werrien becomes fascinated with an unusual seeing stone, the “Black Shard”, Kristina is haunted by a ghostlike old hag.

Check out information from the first series The Magic Warble and follow on facebook.

Win a signed copy of The Black Shard!

RULES:
Contest closes 11:59pm Eastern December 4, 2011. Open US winner has 2 days to respond to my email. Leave your email in to post or available in profile, I will not search for it. Winner will be chosen by random org. Entries that does not follow the rules will not win.
 

Mandatory:
Just tell me a fact from The Black Shard or about author.

*********ENTRIES***********
*Have you already read The Magic Warble?
*Follow both my blog & Victoria's Website Google Friend Connect. (5 entries each)
*Blog about the giveaway-leave your link (5entries)
*Follow @VictoriaSimcox @lifesandcastle on twitter & tweet (1 time per day)
"#win signed copy of The Black Shard book #giveaway @VictoriaSimcox @lifesandcastle http://goo.gl/LRjsT #win ends 12/04"
*Subscribe to my blog by email. (2 entries)
*Enter The Night Owl Mama or giveaways on my site- one entry for each you enter.
*Add this giveaway to a contest linky & leave link (3 entries each link, up to 3contest listings)
*Give this post a google+1 (1 entry)

*Give me a Klout +K (1 k per day, daily)
*Stumble Life Is A SandCastle Blog

Disclosure: Please note this giveaway was presented by Company or PR. I did not received a product to review. I did not receive any other compensation. All opinions are my own.

187 comments:

Amy W. said...

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Amy W. said...

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Fatty Bumpkins said...

Victoria was born in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada, to an Austrian immigrant mother, and a Dutch immigrant father.
Thanks for the awesome giveaway :)

Renee
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Valerie Taylor Mabrey said...

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