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Giveaway: Prophecy and The Madman's Daughter (US & Canada)

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Giveaway Details

1 winner will receive a copy of both books, bookmarks, a cell phone key charm, and custom tea!
(US and Canada)



The greatest warrior in all of the Seven Kingdoms . . . is a girl with yellow eyes.

Kira's the only female in the king's army, and she's also the prince's bodyguard. She's a demon slayer and an outcast, hated by nearly everyone in her home city of Hansong. And, she's their only hope. . . .

Murdered kings and discovered traitors point to a demon invasion, sending Kira on the run with the young prince. He may be the savior predicted in the Dragon King's prophecy, but the legendary lost ruby treasure just might be the true key to victory. With only the guidance of the cryptic prophecy, Kira must battle demon soldiers, an evil shaman, and the Demon Lord himself to find what was once lost and raise a prince into a king.

Intrigue and mystery, ancient lore and action-packed fantasy come together in this heart-stopping first book in a trilogy.

ellen 118Author bio:
Ellen Oh is an adjunct college instructor and former entertainment lawyer who one day picked up a Genghis Khan biography and was never quite the same again. It was the start of an obsessive fascination with ancient Asian history that led to years of researching, which culminated in writing Prophecy, her first novel. She also loves martial arts films, K-pop, K-dramas, and cooking shows, and she thinks the Last Airbender series was the best animated show ever created. Originally from New York City, Ellen lives in Bethesda, Maryland, with her husband and three daughters and is always on the hunt for a decent bagel.

You can find Ellen at her website, Tumblr, and Twitter @Elloecho



Sixteen-year-old Juliet Moreau has built a life for herself in London—working as a maid, attending church on Sundays, and trying not to think about the scandal that ruined her life. After all, no one ever proved the rumors about her father's gruesome experiments. But when she learns he is alive and continuing his work on a remote tropical island, she is determined to find out if the accusations are true.

Accompanied by her father's handsome young assistant, Montgomery, and an enigmatic castaway, Edward—both of whom she is deeply drawn to—Juliet travels to the island, only to discover the depths of her father's madness: He has experimented on animals so that they resemble, speak, and behave as humans. And worse, one of the creatures has turned violent and is killing the island's inhabitants. Torn between horror and scientific curiosity, Juliet knows she must end her father's dangerous experiments and escape her jungle prison before it's too late. Yet as the island falls into chaos, she discovers the extent of her father's genius—and madness—in her own blood.

Inspired by H. G. Wells's classic The Island of Dr. Moreau, The Madman's Daughter is a dark and breathless Gothic thriller about the secrets we'll do anything to know and the truths we'll go to any lengths to protect.

MSH52WEBsizedAuthor bio:
Megan Shepherd is a young adult writer living in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. Her debut novel, The Madman's Daughter, comes out in early 2013 from Balzer+Bray/HarperCollins, and is the first in a Gothic thriller trilogy. She’d love to hear from you at her blog, Twitter, Facebook, or on Goodreads.


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  • Teracia Loretan
    Teracia Loretan Tuesday, 01 January 2013

    gothic england is where id rather live

  • Samantha Martin Hiatt
    Samantha Martin Hiatt Tuesday, 01 January 2013

    I would have to say lush, gothic, victorian England. Demon infested just does not sound very fun to me!

  • Angela Huang
    Angela Huang Tuesday, 01 January 2013

    I would have to say Korea because I love their food.

  • YABC
    YABC Tuesday, 01 January 2013

    I would definitely want to be in the demon-infested magical realm, because that wuold allow me to brush up on my survival and fighting skills!!! :)

    Thank you so much for the giveaway!!!

  • Vivien
    Vivien Tuesday, 01 January 2013

    Definitely Victorian England.

  • Natalie
    Natalie Tuesday, 01 January 2013

    I would choose Gothic Victorian England, as I'm not sure I could fight off demons!

  • Nikki H
    Nikki H Tuesday, 01 January 2013

    Definitely Victorian England. I can't deal with demons!

  • MrsErica Beaton
    MrsErica Beaton Tuesday, 01 January 2013

    I agree with Nikki. I just can't deal with demons. I'd take Victorian England.

  • Priscilla
    Priscilla Tuesday, 01 January 2013

    Victorian England for sure :}

  • YABC
    YABC Tuesday, 01 January 2013

    I have to go with Victorian England. It's one of my favorite time periods.

  • Courtney Gendreau
    Courtney Gendreau Tuesday, 01 January 2013

    Victorian england

  • Annika
    Annika Wednesday, 02 January 2013

    Victorian England!

  • Jess
    Jess Wednesday, 02 January 2013

    Victoria England!

  • maidenveil
    maidenveil Wednesday, 02 January 2013

    in a lush, gothic, darkly romantic Victorian England! :)

  • YABC
    YABC Wednesday, 02 January 2013

    I would have to go with Victorian England too! Love that time period!

  • Melissa Dalton
    Melissa Dalton Wednesday, 02 January 2013

    Most definitely, I'd love to live in Victorian England.

  • YABC
    YABC Wednesday, 02 January 2013

    I have to go with Victorian England. There's something irresistible to me about England and I want to avoid the demons!

  • Taylor Zebrowski
    Taylor Zebrowski Wednesday, 02 January 2013

    I would rather live in Victorian England

  • Theresa Nowaczyk
    Theresa Nowaczyk Wednesday, 02 January 2013

    Would have to say Lush Gothic England :) Thank You for the giveaway :) Books sound fantastic :)

  • YABC
    YABC Wednesday, 02 January 2013

    lush gothic England

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