Monday, October 3, 2011

Giveaway: Flesh and Fire by Laura Anne Gilman (Book #1 in The Vineart War Trilogy)

Thanks to the wonderful Publicity Manager at Gallery Books, Melissa Gramstad I have three weeks of giveaways leading up to the release of The Shattered Vine by Laura Anne Gilman on October 18th.  I will also have reviews coming up as well as I get my copies of the book.  This week I have the first book in the Vineart War series, Flesh and Fire up for grabs, so if you haven't started this series, here's your chance, or if you have read it and want a brand new copy, here you go.

Here's a little more about the book:

From acclaimed bestselling author Laura Anne Gilman comes a unique and enthralling new story of fantasy and adventure, wine and magic, danger and hope....

Once, all power in the Vin Lands was held by the prince-mages, who alone could craft spellwines, and selfishly used them to increase their own wealth and influence. But their abuse of power caused a demigod to break the Vine, shattering the power of the mages. Now, fourteen centuries later, it is the humble Vinearts who hold the secret of crafting spells from wines, the source of magic, and they are prohibited from holding power.

But now rumors come of a new darkness rising in the vineyards. Strange, terrifying creatures, sudden plagues, and mysterious disappearances threaten the land. Only one Vineart senses the danger, and he has only one weapon to use against it: a young slave. His name is Jerzy, and his origins are unknown, even to him. Yet his uncanny sense of the Vinearts' craft offers a hint of greater magics within — magics that his Master, the Vineart Malech, must cultivate and grow. But time is running out. If Malech cannot teach his new apprentice the secrets of the spellwines, and if Jerzy cannot master his own untapped powers, the Vin Lands shall surely be destroyed.

In Flesh and Fire, first in a spellbinding new trilogy, Laura Anne Gilman conjures a story as powerful as magic itself, as intoxicating as the finest of wines, and as timeless as the greatest legends ever told.

So do you want to win it?  It's simple, enter through the Rafflecopter below, all that is required is your name and email.  Open to the US only, the book will come straight from the publisher.  Ends 10/8 at 11:59pm EDT.  Thanks!


Unknown said...

This series has been on my to-read list for months! Thank you so much for sharing!

Jessica said...

I admit that I haev not heard of this series before. But it is now on my purchase/read list. Thank you for the giveaway!

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Vivien said...

I haven't heard of this series yet. Sounds like a good one.

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In Julie's Opinion said...

I hadn't heard of this series before, but now that I have, it is definitely on my must-read list!!

Anita Yancey said...

I haven't heard of this series before now. But I'd like to read it.


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