#ArmchairBookExpo 2017: Day 4: Bibliophile Banter – Giveaway

5 Prizes – 3 Print Books (US Mailing Addresses Only) and 2 Certificates (International Entries Allowed) from Marfa House courtesy of Big Bend Productions for your choice of current or future eBooks published by the house.

For the Print Books Entrants have their choice of 6 Books – see below:

#ArmchairBookExpo 2017: Day 4: Bibliophile Banter – GiveawayThe Void (The Truth Chasers Series #3) by Mark Mynheir
Published by Multnomah Books

Someone’s trying to play God…
and he’s turning Palm Bay into hell.

Florida Department of Law Enforcement Agent Robbie Sanchez devotes her life to crime prevention, and it shows: She has no personal life and doesn’t know the meaning of a day off. After all, someone has to be around to clean up the mess crime leaves behind.

So when Officer Brad Worthington is brutally murdered, Agent Sanchez is called to the scene along with Brad’s best friend, Detective Eric Casey. The two turn to Lifetex, the genetics lab near the scene, hoping their elaborate security system might have captured the crime outside.

But what’s going on inside the lab is far worse: a renegade scientist is cloning humans! As Robbie and Eric pursue clues–and a growing attraction–they are caught in a deadly battle as the clones begin to act on their own volition…but this battle threatens to claim more than human life; the clones are vying for human souls.

ISBN: 1590524004
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#ArmchairBookExpo 2017: Day 4: Bibliophile Banter – GiveawaySafely Home by Randy Alcorn
Published by Tyndale House on August 1st 2011

Is this the day I die? Li Quan asks himself this question daily, knowing that he might be killed for practicing his faith. American businessman Ben Fielding has no idea what his brilliant former college roommate is facing in China. He expects his old friend has fulfilled his dream of becoming a university professor. But when they are reunited in China after twenty years, both men are shocked at what they discover about each other. Thrown together in an hour of encroaching darkness, both must make choices that will determine not only the destinies of two men, but two families, two nations, and two worlds.

ISBN: 141434855X
Pages: 411
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#ArmchairBookExpo 2017: Day 4: Bibliophile Banter – GiveawayThe Vanishing Sculptor (Valley of the Dragons, #1) by Donita K. Paul

Before DragonSpell, on a different continent and a different time, a young emerlindian's desperate decision threatens to disrupt the foundation of the world. Tipper has been caring for her family's estate for years now, ever since her father disappeared, making a living by selling off his famous artwork. Then she learns that three statues she sold were carved from an ancient foundation stone, and the fabric of her reality is crumbling. She must free her father and save the world. But she can’t do it alone. Her ragtag band of adventurers includes Beccaroon, a giant parrot; Bealomondore, an aristocratic young artist; a handsome dragonkeeper prince; the Wizard Fenworth; and the tumanhofer librarian Librettowit. Together they travel through valleys and kingdoms and consort with purveyors of good and agents of evil to find and reunite the missing statues. Will they learn to rely on Wulder's grace and guidance along the way?

ISBN: 1400073391
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#ArmchairBookExpo 2017: Day 4: Bibliophile Banter – GiveawayThe Dragons of Chiril (Valley of the Dragons, #1) by Donita K. Paul
Published by WaterBrook on June 21st 2011

Tipper has been caring for her family’s estate for years now, ever since her father disappeared, making a living by selling off his famous artwork. Then she learns that three statues she sold were carved from an ancient foundation stone, and the fabric of her reality is crumbling.
She must free her father and save the world.But she can’t do it alone.
Her ragtag band of adventurers includes Beccaroon, a giant parrot; Bealomondore, an aristocratic young artist; a handsome dragonkeeper prince; the Wizard Fenworth; and the tumanhofer librarian, Librettowit. Together they travel through valleys and kingdoms and consort with purveyors of good and agents of evil to find and reunite the missing statues. Will they learn to rely on Wulder’s grace and guidance along the way?

ISBN: 0307730115
Pages: 398
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#ArmchairBookExpo 2017: Day 4: Bibliophile Banter – GiveawayThe House at Sugar Beach by Helene Cooper
Published by Simon & Schuster on September 2nd 2008

Helene Cooper is “Congo,” a descendant of two Liberian dynasties—traced back to the first ship of freemen that set sail from New York in 1820 to found Monrovia. Helene grew up at Sugar Beach, a twenty-two-room mansion by the sea. Her childhood was filled with servants, flashy cars, a villa in Spain, and a farmhouse up-country. It was also an African childhood, filled with knock foot games and hot pepper soup, heartmen and neegee. When Helene was eight, the Coopers took in a foster child—a common custom among the Liberian elite. Eunice, a Bassa girl, suddenly became known as “Mrs. Cooper’s daughter.” For years the Cooper daughters—Helene, her sister Marlene, and Eunice—blissfully enjoyed the trappings of wealth and advantage.
But Liberia was like an unwatched pot of water left boiling on the stove. And on April 12, 1980, a group of soldiers staged a coup d'État, assassinating President William Tolbert and executing his cabinet. The Coopers and the entire Congo class were now the hunted, being imprisoned, shot, tortured, and raped. After a brutal daylight attack by a ragtag crew of soldiers, Helene, Marlene, and their mother fled Sugar Beach, and then Liberia, for America. They left Eunice behind.
A world away, Helene tried to assimilate as an American teenager. At the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill she found her passion in journalism, eventually becoming a reporter for the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times. She reported from every part of the globe—except Africa—as Liberia descended into war-torn, third-world hell.
In 2003, a near-death experience in Iraq convinced Helene that Liberia—and Eunice—could wait no longer. At once a deeply personal memoir and an examination of a violent and stratified country, The House at Sugar Beach tells of tragedy, forgiveness, and transcendence with unflinching honesty and a survivor's gentle humor. And at its heart, it is a story of Helene Cooper’s long voyage home.

ISBN: 0743266242
Pages: 354
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#ArmchairBookExpo 2017: Day 4: Bibliophile Banter – GiveawayThe Magic of the Seasons by Allison Bruning, Chasity Tarantino, Melissa Meeks
Published by Marfa House on December 9th 2016

The holidays are upon us. Dive into this collection of short stories and poems that will get you into the holiday spirit. Enjoy these tales of Christmas and memorable family times. Let the spirit move you and swell within you as you are filled with the Magic of the Seasons.

ISBN: 1946072117
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(note the Armchair Book Expo Logo is designed by Boquillas’ Window of Big Bend Productions

To enter use the form above- (Giveaway Closed-The form has been removed and winners will be notified today – 6/11/17), US entrants give at least two choices from the Print books listed in ranked order. International Entrants mark their entries International. Emails will be used to contact winners to confirm you prize and mailing address. International Winners will receive a printed certificate that must be returned to the publisher to redeem their choice of ebook in the form of a coupon. Entries will be closed next Sat, June 10, at 11:59pm US Pacific Time. Drawing will occur on Sun, June 11. Winners will be notified and must respond within 48hours of notification or new winners will be selected.

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