Huge Giveaway June 7th!
By Rebecca D’Harlingue
June 7, 2022

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 3 points – Sign up for our newsletter OR (since you are already a newsletter subscriber) comment on one of our blog posts.

·       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!

Ana Brazil Fanny Newcomb and the Irish Channel Ripper: A New Orleans Gilded Age Mystery

Can amateur detective Fanny Newcomb stop the Irish Channel Ripper before he murders again?

 Anne Beggs Archer’s Grace: Book One, Dahlquin Series

Eloise fights for her family in 13th century Ireland.Brook Allen Antonius: Son of Rome

Young Marc Antony yearns to restore his family’s honor in ancient Rome.

Bruce W. Bishop Unconventional Daughters: An Engrossing Family Saga on Two Continents

Eva gets caught up in the rivalries of her three aunts in 1920s Nova Scotia.

Deborah Shepherd So Happy Together: A Novel

Caro’s life in the 1980s contrasts with her free youth in the ’60s.

Edie Cay A Lady’s Revenge

In Regency England Lady Lydia pursues boxing as a means to an end, but instead finds redemption.

Edie Cay The Boxer and the Blacksmith

Bess Abbott, London’s Invincible Boxing Championess, is knocked off balance by a tender-hearted blacksmith looking for a family of his own.

 Elizabeth Bell Necessary Sins (Lazare Family Saga)

Joseph—a priest in antebellum Charleston—falls in love with a slaveholder’s wife.

 Jean M. Roberts. The Angel of Goliad: A Story of the Texas Revolution

Magda time travels to 1836 and the chaos of the Texas Revolution.

 Juliane Weber Under the Emerald Sky

Irish woman Alannah and Englishman Quin try to hide their love in 1843 Ireland.

 Linda Ulleseit Under the Almond Trees

Three generations of women, Ellen, Emily, and Eva, live unconventionally in 1862 to 1930s California.

 Linda Ulleseit. The Aloha Spirit

Dolores searches for the meaning of the spirit of aloha in the 1920s to 1940s Hawaii and California.

 Mari Anne Christie Blind Tribute

Harry, a famous journalist, tries to bring reason to both sides of the Civil War at great cost to himself.

 Mariana Gabrielle Royal Regard

Bella, a newly elevated countess, struggles in the court of King George IV.

Michael Ross The Search: Across the Great Divide Book 2

After the turmoil of the Civil War, Will searches for peace in the West.

 Michal Strutin Judging Noa

Noa works to win rights of inheritance for women during the Exodus from Egypt.

 Michelle Cameron Beyond the Ghetto Gates

Mirelle navigates colliding cultures when Napoleon opens the gates of the Jewish ghetto in her Italian town.

 Michelle Cox A Girl Like You (A Henrietta and Inspector Howard Novel, 1)

In 1935 Chicago, Henrietta works with an intriguing inspector to help solve a murder.

 Nancy Bilyeau The Blue

In 18th-century London, Genevieve will go undercover to find the secret of the elusive blue color used on porcelain.

 Nancy Bilyeau The Fugitive Colours

Genevieve is pulled into an art world of glamour and treachery in Georgian England.

 Nancy Oswald Bats, Bandits, and Buggies

In 1898 Colorado Springs, 13-year-old Ruby and her friend are captured by bandits.

 Rebecca D’Harlingue The Lines Between Us

Juliana disappears from 1660 Madrid. In 1992 Missouri, Rachel discovers why.

 Samantha Wilcoxson Luminous: The Story of a Radium Girl

The story of Catherine Donahue, one of the between-the-wars “Radium Girls” of Ottawa, Illinois.

 Srianthi Perera A Maiden’s Prayer: A Family Story Set in 1970s Sri Lanka

In 1970s Sri Lanka, young Tamara watches the strategies of her family as they seek a wife for her uncle.

 Victoria Steele Logue The Path to Misery: Book One of the Hallowed Treasures Saga

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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Rebecca D’Harlingue
Written by Rebecca D’Harlingue

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.

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