On Tuesday June 7th, you could win a Kindle Fire 8 AND 20+ Kindle books! One lucky winner will win all of this!
To enter, you need to be a member of our Facebook Group SHINE with Paper Lantern Writers. If you aren’t already a member, sign up before Tuesday June 7th. (Sorry, U.S. participants only.)
The more points you have, the greater your chance of winning. To get points, take one or more of these actions ON JUNE 7th:
· For 1 point – Go to our Facebook Group page SHINE with Paper Lantern Writers, find the post about the giveaway, and answer one of the questions.
· For 5 points – Subscribe to our YouTube channel.
Over the last couple of years we’ve had the opportunity to interview some very talented historical fiction authors for our fourth Friday Words with a Wordsmith blog, and many of them have donated to this event. Here’s the list of the contributing authors and the books the winner receives. There is also a link to buy each book, in case you just can’t wait!
Can amateur detective Fanny Newcomb stop the Irish Channel Ripper before he murders again?
Young Marc Antony yearns to restore his family’s honor in ancient Rome.
Eva gets caught up in the rivalries of her three aunts in 1920s Nova Scotia.
Caro’s life in the 1980s contrasts with her free youth in the ’60s.
In Regency England Lady Lydia pursues boxing as a means to an end, but instead finds redemption.
Bess Abbott, London’s Invincible Boxing Championess, is knocked off balance by a tender-hearted blacksmith looking for a family of his own.
Joseph—a priest in antebellum Charleston—falls in love with a slaveholder’s wife.
Magda time travels to 1836 and the chaos of the Texas Revolution.
Irish woman Alannah and Englishman Quin try to hide their love in 1843 Ireland.
Three generations of women, Ellen, Emily, and Eva, live unconventionally in 1862 to 1930s California.
Dolores searches for the meaning of the spirit of aloha in the 1920s to 1940s Hawaii and California.
Harry, a famous journalist, tries to bring reason to both sides of the Civil War at great cost to himself.
Bella, a newly elevated countess, struggles in the court of King George IV.
After the turmoil of the Civil War, Will searches for peace in the West.
Noa works to win rights of inheritance for women during the Exodus from Egypt.
Mirelle navigates colliding cultures when Napoleon opens the gates of the Jewish ghetto in her Italian town.
In 1935 Chicago, Henrietta works with an intriguing inspector to help solve a murder.
In 18th-century London, Genevieve will go undercover to find the secret of the elusive blue color used on porcelain.
Genevieve is pulled into an art world of glamour and treachery in Georgian England.
In 1898 Colorado Springs, 13-year-old Ruby and her friend are captured by bandits.
Juliana disappears from 1660 Madrid. In 1992 Missouri, Rachel discovers why.
The story of Catherine Donahue, one of the between-the-wars “Radium Girls” of Ottawa, Illinois.
In 1970s Sri Lanka, young Tamara watches the strategies of her family as they seek a wife for her uncle.
In this fantasy, Princess Eluned seeks to bring peace to the Thirteen Kingdoms.
Hope to see you on SHINE on Tuesday June 7th!
*Sorry, this contest is available to US participants only.
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Award-winning author Rebecca D’Harlingue writes about seventeenth-century women forging a different path. Her debut novel, The Lines Between Us, won an Independent Press Award and a CIBA Chaucer Award. Her next novel, The Map Colorist, comes out in September, 2023.