Sunday, July 25, 2010

Giveaway: The Reluctant Mage

Update: This giveaway is closed now and the book has been sent to its new home.

This week I got a copy of The Reluctant Mage by Karen Miller in the mail. The publisher had already sent me a copy a couple of weeks ago, so I'm not sure why I got a second one but I figured I'd give away the extra copy. So thanks to Orbit Books I am giving away one hardcover copy of the second book in the Fisherman's Children series, which is coming out this week.

Here's some information on The Reluctant Mage:


It's been many months since Rafel ventured over Barl's Mountains into the unknown, in a desperate bid to seek help for their ravaged land. With his father's Weather Magic exhausted, there seemed no other hope. Now this too has died.

Only Deenie believes Rafel still lives, sensing her brother in tortured dreams. She also knows she must try to find him, as only Rafel's talents could heal their land. The prospect terrifies Deenie, yet she sees no other choice.

She soon learns of a dangerous new power. Deenie comes to suspect that not only is her brother involved, but that the evil their father destroyed is somehow reborn. And if she can't save Rafel, then through him, Morg's vast power could once again command their world.

Contest Rules: If you would like to enter to win a copy, you can leave a comment on this post including your email address. Or if you prefer you can send an email to me at fantasycafe at novomancy.org containing your email address with the subject line "Giveaway." Only one entry per person is allowed. Winners will be randomly selected. If you are selected as the winner and there is no email address listed, another winner will be chosen so please be sure to include an email address. Also if the winner does not respond to email with a mailing address after 5 days, a new winner will be selected. This giveaway is open worldwide and will end on Saturday July 31.

Good luck!

29 comments:

orannia said...

Thank you Kristen. I'm not entering as I haven't heard of or read the first book in the series - I'll let those who ahve read the series enter :) Question - is the first book worth investigating?

literarymiss said...

ooh ooh! I love Karen Miller!

Elizabeth

literarymiss@aol.com

Anonymous said...

I've reviewed the first book on www.boggnasker.dk and I would definitely love to get my hands on this one...:-)

Boris said...

I've reviewed the first book on www.boggnI've reviewed the first book on www.boggnasker.dk and I would definitely love to get my hands on this one...:-)
Now with email: borisboggnasker@gmail.com

buddyt said...

I would be very interested in getting my sweaty little hands on this book. I like Karen's writing.

Thanks for opening the giveaway to worldwide entries, that is much appreciated.

Carol T

buddytho {at} gmail DOT com

Michelle said...

I love Karen Millers Books so I would realy like to get my hands on this one as well. :D

Michelle

revsbech-design {at} hotmail DOT com

Lisa R said...

While I've not read any of Karen Miller's books, my son loves them. I have book 1 in this series so maybe I win and have two great books to read.

alterlisa AT yahoo DOT com
http://lisaslovesbooksofcourse.blogspot.com/

Lisa (starmetal_oak) said...

I'd like to enter!

starmetaloak@gmail.com

Eileen Wiedbrauk said...

Sounds interesting. wiedbrauk at gmail dot com

Larissa said...

I liked the first one. I hope this one is just as good!

larissa.cason@gmail.com

Kristen said...

Orannia - I actually haven't read the first book or anything by Karen Miller so I'm not sure about the first book. Quite a few people seem to like her books, though!

Mel S said...

Love the the first duology so hopefully the second one will be just as good! Please put me in the hat for the extra book! :-)

Mel S

mel_symonds AT hotmail DOT com

Katrina said...

I just found your blog. It looks like you have some interesting things to say. I'd love a chance to win this book.

kk1raven at gmail dot com

Amy said...

I would love the chance to win a copy of the second book :) I'm itching to start reading it!

wingedavalon@hotmail.com

Dave-Brendon de Burgh said...

Awesome giveaway, thanks! :-) Here's my email address: davebrendon at yahoo dot com

Ianna J. said...

Oohh...another world, another door...Introduce me! Haven't yet come across this author's work, and I'd like to become acquainted...

You can give me a tap at hakurennomizuki@gmail.com.

Roby said...

I would like to enter, thank you.


gpmargial@alice.it

Shawn said...

I would enter this but am headed to the bookstore shortly to purchase my copy. I simply cannot wait. I read the Prodigal Mage back in Feb and have held off on reading anything else until I get this! Woohoo!

Mark_Bath said...

Read the Innocent & Awakened Mage and half way through Prodical Mage. Karen Miller pointed me to this competition from Facebook. I would love to win a copy, can't see any winning question or quest to partake in...er...no stating if Olken or Doranen magic is required? So I guess I'd put my email and mayhap I'll get lucky or mayhap I'll get a tonne of spam. markcalway@hotmail.com (ps. have you considered what continent the winner has to be in? Some of these people may be in Europe, Oceania, Asia, Americas, Lur or Africa.)

Kristen said...

Mark - No, there is nothing special you have to do - as the post says the winner will be randomly selected then contacted by email. If you didn't want to post your email online, it is also acceptable to just send me an email - just so I have a way of contacting the winner and getting their book out to them sooner.

The giveaway is open worldwide so it does not matter what continent people are on, as long as they have a valid mailing address I can send the book to. I do giveaways rarely enough that I usually open them to anyone.

Malia said...

Me me meeeeee! ~lix~

norashan@hotmail.com

Ry said...

Thanks so much for this opportunity!

DokuHimora@yahoo.com

Anonymous said...

I've read the Kingmaker/Kingbraker, then 'Prodigal Mage' and ohmygod I want to know how it ends :D

sbytheway2@hotmail.co.uk

Warrior of Worry said...

I love Karen Miller's work!

Lasse said...

Oh I would love to be the lucky one to win this.

I have been waiting for The reluctant mage for the last two months or so.

I have been a big fan of Karen's works since I picked up the first godspeaker book. Rock on :)

Boegelundjuel@gmail.com
or
Boegelundjuel [at] gmail [dot] com

Kind regards, Lasse, Denmark

Abe Burnett said...

I'd LOVE to win a copy of The Reluctant Mage.

My name is Abe and I can be reached at: abeburnett@zoho.com.

Thank you very much for the opportunity!

Sean in VT said...

Hey I would love to get my hands on this book!! Ihave read all of karen miller's books and have been anxiously awiting the arrival of The Reluctant Mage since Nov. 09 my email....

seantl85@yahoo.com

Kat said...

Competition over but just the same just finished reading the Innocent Mage WOW absolutley fantastic.
Found this site searching for rest of series.
Brilliant reading

Anonymous said...

I'd like to enter if it's not too late! :DD

sha0318@gmail.com