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Win a Signed Trade Paperback of HEIRESS IN LOVE
Friday, May 27th, 2011

There has been much excitement in the Brooke household because copies of the gorgeous Australian edition of HEIRESS IN LOVE arrived on my doorstep yesterday. I couldn’t be more thrilled with the way they have turned out — thank you, Penguin Australia! I was surprised to find an excerpt of my next Ministry of Marriage novel, MAD ABOUT THE EARL in the back as a bonus read, so keep your eye out for that, too.

I’m working on copy edits for MAD ABOUT THE EARL (affectionately known as MATE) at the moment. This is the last chance I have to make substantial changes to the book. After that, it’s a final proofread and then the book is out of my hands.

The brilliant and thoughtful writer, Barbara Samuel, believes that once the writer has finished a book it ceases to be hers, but becomes the property of each reader who reads it. I love that idea. It’s true, because while I put the words on the page, it’s each reader’s imagination that brings all of the color and detail of the story to life. I think it’s another reason many of us become disappointed with film adaptations of novels. They interfere with our personal version of a book.

Loath as I am to part with it, I am going to offer a signed Trade Paperback of HEIRESS IN LOVE as a prize to some lucky person on my newsletter list. The winner will be drawn on 30 June so if you’re not on the list already, go ahead and join! You can subscribe on my home page.

I look forward to meeting you.

22 comments to “Win a Signed Trade Paperback of HEIRESS IN LOVE”

  1. Carol Boutin
    May 27th, 2011 at 10:22 pm · Link

    I would love to get a book. Thanks for the opportunity.



  2. Diane P. Diamond
    May 27th, 2011 at 10:24 pm · Link

    Wow Christina, the Art Departments have both done bang up jobs on the covers for the US and Australian editions of your book. Absolutely stunning. Can’t wait to read the book.



  3. Christina
    May 27th, 2011 at 10:28 pm · Link

    Hi Carol, to go into the draw, just sign up to my newsletter (see the left side of the home page). Good luck!



  4. Christina
    May 27th, 2011 at 10:28 pm · Link

    Diane, the cover gods certainly smiled on me, didn’t they? I can’t tell you how thrilled I am! Thanks for visiting!



  5. Johanna Jochum
    May 27th, 2011 at 10:54 pm · Link

    Wow, so gorgeous! This book looks amazing!



  6. Christina
    May 27th, 2011 at 11:05 pm · Link

    Thanks, Johanna! You should see it ‘in the flesh’! It’s stunning:) Good luck in the draw!



  7. Christine Shaffer
    May 27th, 2011 at 11:57 pm · Link

    Thank ypu fpr the chance to win a copy of Heiress In Love.. fingers crossed… : )

    Christine
    chrissy6341@aol.com



  8. Christina
    May 28th, 2011 at 12:59 am · Link

    Hi Christine! Good luck:)

    Don’t forget everyone, you’re not entered unless you sign up for my extremely occasional newsletter!



  9. Nahal
    May 28th, 2011 at 2:03 am · Link

    I would love to win…thnks for the giveaways :)



  10. Christina
    May 28th, 2011 at 6:32 am · Link

    Hi Nahal! All the best in the draw!



  11. Christine Shaffer
    May 28th, 2011 at 1:29 pm · Link

    All signed up.. TY



  12. Christina
    May 31st, 2011 at 11:35 pm · Link

    Hi Christine, that’s great! Thanks for joining!



  13. Jeanne Miro
    June 1st, 2011 at 3:58 pm · Link

    Christina –

    I’m so excited about your first release Heirless in Love and thrilled that you have the next two planned for next year! Best of luck for them all to be smashing successes!

    I’d love to be chosen to win a signed copy!



  14. Christina
    June 1st, 2011 at 8:41 pm · Link

    Hi Jeanne! Thank you, that’s lovely of you to say.

    Good luck in the draw!



  15. Gwen
    June 4th, 2011 at 9:42 pm · Link

    Count me in!! Sounds like a great book. I’ve got my fingers crossed.



  16. Christina
    June 4th, 2011 at 10:40 pm · Link

    Hi Gwen, don’t forget you have to join the newsletter to enter! Thank you, and good luck!



  17. Delia Daza
    June 11th, 2011 at 12:10 am · Link

    Hi Christina!

    I signed up! Waiting for the confirmation email though. I found you by the recommendation that Anna Campbell posted in her Fan page, and I trust her taste in books :)
    BTW I also won a book by Anna in one of her contests, I hope I’m lucky here too ;)



  18. sallansd
    June 11th, 2011 at 1:52 am · Link

    What a pretty cover, I am very partial to pinks. Would love to read this, looks like a good story.

    sallans d at yahoo dot com



  19. Christina
    June 11th, 2011 at 4:26 am · Link

    Thank you, sallans, I love the cover, too! Don’t forget you have to join the newsletter list to enter! Thank you!



  20. Christina
    June 11th, 2011 at 4:30 am · Link

    Sorry, Delia, I missed you! Check your spam folder for the confirmation–it should come straight away and a few people have found that it goes to junk or spam.

    Thank you for entering–Anna is a fiend when it comes to filling my bookshelves. She has great taste, though;)

    Good luck in the contest!



  21. helens
    June 13th, 2011 at 6:23 am · Link

    Christina

    I am soo looking forward to reading this book and I so totally love the cover whoo hoo

    Congrats on the release

    Have Fun
    Helen



  22. Christina
    June 13th, 2011 at 5:36 pm · Link

    Hello, lovely Helen! Thank you for the woo hoo:) and the congrats. I hope you enjoy HIL!



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