Monday 9 September 2013


Book Lovers Life
Lookie! Lookie! What Mr. Mailman brought me!
Thank you to Natalie of Book Lover's Life for hosting a contest which made it possible for me to win Lockdown by Alexander Gordon Smith!

Lockdown by Alexander Gordon Smith
Book 1 of the Escape From Furnace series
Genre: urban fantasy

About Lockdown:
Furnace Penitentiary: the world’s most secure prison for young offenders, buried a mile beneath the earth’s surface. Convicted of a murder he didn’t commit, sentenced to life without parole, “new fish” Alex Sawyer knows he has two choices: find a way out, or resign himself to a death behind bars, in the darkness at the bottom of the world. Except in Furnace, death is the least of his worries. Soon Alex discovers that the prison is a place of pure evil, where inhuman creatures in gas masks stalk the corridors at night, where giants in black suits drag screaming inmates into the shadows, where deformed beasts can be heard howling from the blood-drenched tunnels below. And behind everything is the mysterious, all-powerful warden, a man as cruel and dangerous as the devil himself, whose unthinkable acts have consequences that stretch far beyond the walls of the prison.

Together with a bunch of inmates—some innocent kids who have been framed, others cold-blooded killers—Alex plans an escape. But as he starts to uncover the truth about Furnace’s deeper, darker purpose, Alex’s actions grow ever more dangerous, and he must risk everything to expose this nightmare that’s hidden from the eyes of the world.
Source: Info in the About Lockdown was taken from GoodReads at on 08/09/2013.

The Qwillery
Thank you to Sally of The Qwillery for hosting a contest which made it possible for me to win Trouble In The Tarot by Kari Lee Townsend!

Trouble In The Tarot by Kari Lee Townsend
Book 3 of the A Fortune Teller Mystery series
Genre: urban fantasy

About Trouble In The Tarot:
For psychic Sunshine Meadows, sometimes fortunes can be deceiving . . .

Lately Sunny has been experiencing a period of big opportunity: her business in Divinity, New York, is thriving, and Detective Mitch Stone has finally agreed to take Sunny on a date. But thanks to her clairvoyant abilities, Sunny knows better than anyone that life deals out bad cards along with the good.

When Sunny agrees to read tarot cards at the annual Summer Solstice Carnival, she meets her Granny Gert‘s “arch nemesis” Fiona Atwater, and is overcome by a vision of Fiona in a violent argument. Sunny knows trouble is brewing when Granny and Fiona start having squabbles all over town. But the fighting comes to a head when a local baker gets run over by a big white Cadillac—and Granny and Fiona are found at the crime scene.

Sunny knows she should step aside and let Mitch handle the investigating, but she’s not about to ignore her visions and leave her granny’s life in fate’s hands . . .
Source: Info in the About Trouble In The Tarot was taken from GoodReads at on 08/09/2013.


  1. So glad it came!! Enjoy Lockdown, its such a great series :)

  2. Replies
    1. Blodeuedd - I know, it's just a book, but the happiness it gives might as well be a gold nugget!

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    1. Juju at Tales of - Colorful! :)


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