Giveaway: The Mark of Cain by Lindsey Barraclouch (US & Canada Only)

Giveaway: The Mark of Cain by Lindsey Barraclouch (US & Canada Only)

The Mark of Cain

by Lindsey Barraclouch

On sale 5/10/16

 

About the Book

A spine-chilling companion to Long Lankin, here is the story of a wronged witch’s revenge, spanning generations and crossing the shadowy line between life and death.


In 1567, baby Aphra is found among the reeds and rushes by two outcast witches. Even as an infant, her gifts in the dark craft are clear. But when her guardians succumb to an angry mob, Aphra is left to fend for herself. She is shunned and feared by all but one man, the leper known as Long Lankin. Hounded and ostracized, the two find solace only in each other, but even this respite is doomed, and Aphra’s bitterness poisons her entire being. Afflicted with leprosy, tortured and about to be burned as a witch, she manages one final enchantment—a curse on her tormentor’s heirs. Now, in 1962, Cora and Mimi, the last of a cursed line, are trapped in an ancient home on a crumbling estate in deepest winter, menaced by a spirit bent on revenge. Are their lives and souls forfeit forever?

 

About the Author

Lindsey Barraclough is the author of the acclaimed Long Lankin, a companion book to The Mark of Cain. "The story can be read independently of the first," she says, "although it continues the theme of long-ago horrors — particularly witchcraft and revenge — seeping unsettlingly into the future." Lindsey Barraclough lives in London with her family.

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Giveaway Details

10 winners will each receive a copy of the book.

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Comments 11

Amber Dunigan on Friday, 15 April 2016 17:48

Looks and sounds like a great tale.

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Looks and sounds like a great tale.
Kathleen Pasqualini on Friday, 15 April 2016 18:23

The books sounds wonderful and I'm loving the creepy looking cover.

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The books sounds wonderful and I'm loving the creepy looking cover.
Dominique Cobb on Thursday, 21 April 2016 20:23

I love the story of Cain from supernatural hoping this one will be just as good!

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I love the story of Cain from supernatural hoping this one will be just as good!
Susan T. on Sunday, 24 April 2016 16:27

I always feel bad for the witches in these type of stories and when you add in leprosy then I really feel horrible. Is it wrong to cheer for the witch? Lol! The cover is super spooky and totally fits the story.

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I always feel bad for the witches in these type of stories and when you add in leprosy then I really feel horrible. Is it wrong to cheer for the witch? Lol! The cover is super spooky and totally fits the story.
Kara S on Wednesday, 27 April 2016 00:02

You had me at revenge + witches; it's been a long time coming! Go persecuted people; go Wiccans/witches/people who subscribe to beliefs in this general area as a matter of choice! Vanquish the Inquisition, etc.! :-) I am all over this one; I'd never heard of this series somehow. Thanks for making me aware! Cheers, Kara S

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You had me at revenge + witches; it's been a long time coming! Go persecuted people; go Wiccans/witches/people who subscribe to beliefs in this general area as a matter of choice! Vanquish the Inquisition, etc.! :-) I am all over this one; I'd never heard of this series somehow. Thanks for making me aware! Cheers, Kara S
Emily on Friday, 29 April 2016 13:27

A spooky witch book is right up my ally! the cover freaks me out!

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A spooky witch book is right up my ally! the cover freaks me out!
Linda Romer on Friday, 29 April 2016 22:09

The Mark of Cain sounds great ♡ I would love to read this book. I think the cover is spooky. Thank you

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The Mark of Cain sounds great ♡ I would love to read this book. I think the cover is spooky. Thank you
stephanie bondlow on Saturday, 30 April 2016 18:04

This sounds wonderful! I love the cover as well!

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This sounds wonderful! I love the cover as well!
Maggie on Tuesday, 03 May 2016 23:30

This book sounds amazing! I love horror books! The cover also seems to fit completely with the story!

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This book sounds amazing! I love horror books! The cover also seems to fit completely with the story!
Danielle Hammelef on Saturday, 07 May 2016 18:06

The cover is so dark, yet detailed. It definitely says scary to me so this fits the story.

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The cover is so dark, yet detailed. It definitely says scary to me so this fits the story.
Dan Denman on Saturday, 14 May 2016 13:07

I like the images and coloring in the cover. The synopsis has me very interested in this story. The plot sounds mysterious and chilling.

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I like the images and coloring in the cover. The synopsis has me very interested in this story. The plot sounds mysterious and chilling.

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