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Giveaway: Compulsion by Martina Boone (International)

Giveaway: Compulsion by Martina Boone (International)

 

 

COMPULSION

by Martina Boone

Release Date: 10/28/14

 

About the Book

Three plantations. Two wishes. One ancient curse.
 
When loss is all you know, how do you find true love?
 
“Darkly romantic and steeped in Southern Gothic charm, you’ll be compelled to get lost in the Heirs of Watson Island series.” — #1 New York Times Bestselling Author Jennifer L. Armentrout 
 
All her life, Barrie Watson has been a virtual prisoner in the house where she lived with her shut-in mother. When her mother dies, Barrie promises to put some mileage on her stiletto heels. But she finds a new kind of prison at her aunt’s South Carolina plantation instead--a prison guarded by an ancient spirit who long ago cursed one of the three founding families of Watson Island and gave the others magical gifts that became compulsions.
 
Stuck with the ghosts of a generations-old feud and hunted by forces she cannot see, Barrie must find a way to break free of the family legacy. With the help of sun-kissed Eight Beaufort, who knows what Barrie wants before she knows herself, the last Watson heir starts to unravel her family's twisted secrets. What she finds is dangerous: a love she never expected, a river that turns to fire at midnight, a gorgeous cousin who isn’t what she seems, and very real enemies who want both Eight and Barrie dead.

 

About the Author

Martina Boone was born in Prague and spoke several languages before learning English. Her first teacher in the U.S. made fun of her for not pronouncing the "wh" sound right, so she set out to master "all the words”—she's still working on that! In the meantime, she’s writing contemporary fantasy set in the kinds of magical places she'd love to visit. If you like romance steeped in mystery, mayhem, Spanish moss, and a bit of magic, she hopes you'll look forward to meeting Barrie, Eight, Cassie, Pru, Seven and the other characters of Watson Island.
 
 
 

Giveaway Details

One winner will receive a Compulsion prize pack, including a personalized ARC of Compulsion, a key necklace, a signed paperback of Lauren Oliver's DELIRIUM, a signed paperback PANDEMONIUM, and a signed hardcover REQUIEM.

Entering is simple, just fill out the entry form below. Winners will be announced on this page and in our monthly newsletter (sign up now!) within 30 days after the giveaway ends. 

During each giveaway, we ask entrants a question pertaining to the book. Here is the question they'll be answering in the comments below for extra entries:

What kind of shoes does Barrie confess she is wearing as Eight is on his way to pick her up? Find the answer in the excerpt here.

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Guest - Mariah H. on Tuesday, 01 April 2014 19:04

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Samantha Lashley on Tuesday, 01 April 2014 19:39

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Guest - Haley Wilkerson on Tuesday, 01 April 2014 20:55

The shoes Barrie tells Eight that she is wearing are called Jeffersons!

The shoes Barrie tells Eight that she is wearing are called Jeffersons!
Guest - Ali Goff on Tuesday, 01 April 2014 22:42

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Amanda on Tuesday, 01 April 2014 22:48

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Melissa Ponce on Tuesday, 01 April 2014 23:14

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Nikki Harriet Cunanan on Wednesday, 02 April 2014 00:57

Jeffersons! :)

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Lilia Ivet on Wednesday, 02 April 2014 01:22

What kind of shoes does Barrie confess she is wearing as Eight is on his way to pick her up? Jeffersons!!

What kind of shoes does Barrie confess she is wearing as Eight is on his way to pick her up? Jeffersons!!
Kayla on Wednesday, 02 April 2014 08:07

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Guest - Danielle on Wednesday, 02 April 2014 09:03

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Carla Bosch on Wednesday, 02 April 2014 17:53

She's wearing Jeffersons! Thanks for the amazing giveaway :D

She's wearing Jeffersons! Thanks for the amazing giveaway :D
Guest - Kelly Garbato on Wednesday, 02 April 2014 18:57

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Guest - Nicki Pau Preto on Wednesday, 02 April 2014 20:14

Jeffersons! Thanks so much for the chance to win :)

Jeffersons! Thanks so much for the chance to win :)

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