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It's live!! Cover Reveal: A Cold Legacy by Megan Shepherd + Giveaway (US Only)

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Hi everyone! It's been a while, but we're back with a new cover reveal!

Today we're super excited to reveal the cover for A COLD LEGACY by Megan Shepherd releasing January 27, 2015 from Balzer+Bray/HarperCollins. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Megan:

 

Hello YABC! I am thrilled to share the cover of A COLD LEGACY, the final book in the Madman’s Daughter series, with you all. It’s hard to believe we’re already at the conclusion. To all the loyal YABC readers who have embraced this series, thank you. There is no better feeling in the world than knowing my books are finding their way in readers’ hands. I hope you love this cover as much as I do. It has a real feeling of finality to it, which I love, because this is the book where all of Juliet’s struggles come to a head, and she has to face her ultimate darkness. Writing this book was scary, and joyful, and satisfying, and this tense, romantic, beautiful cover reflects that.
 
~ Megan Shepherd (The Madman’s Daughter series, Balzer+Bray)
 

 

 

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Here it is!

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*** If you choose to share this image elsewhere, please include a courtesy link back to this page so others can enter Megan's giveaway. Thank you! ***

 

A COLD LEGACY

by Megan Shepherd
Release date: January 27, 2015
Publisher: Balzer+Bray/HarperCollins
 

About the Book

After killing the men who tried to steal her father’s research, Juliet—along with Montgomery, Lucy, Balthazar, and a deathly ill Edward—has escaped to a remote estate on the Scottish moors. Owned by the enigmatic Elizabeth von Stein, the mansion is full of mysteries and unexplained oddities: dead bodies in the basement, secret passages, and fortune-tellers who seem to know Juliet’s secrets. Though it appears to be a safe haven, Juliet fears new dangers may be present within the manor’s own walls.
 
Then she uncovers the truth about the manor’s long history of scientific experimentation—and her own intended role in it—forcing her to determine where the line falls between right and wrong, life and death, magic and science, and promises and secrets. And she must decide if she’ll follow her father’s dark footsteps or her mother’s tragic ones, or whether she’ll make her own.
 
With inspiration from Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, this breathless conclusion to the Madman’s Daughter trilogy is about the things we’ll sacrifice to save those we love—even our own humanity.
 

b2ap3_thumbnail_headshot.jpgAbout the Author

Megan Shepherd grew up in her family’s independent bookstore in the Blue Ridge Mountains. The travel bug took her from London to Timbuktu and many places in between, though she ended up back in North Carolina with her husband, two cats, and a scruffy dog. She is also the author of The Madman’s Daughter and Her Dark Curiosity. Visit her online at www.meganshepherd.com.

 

 

 

Giveaway Details

  • One winner will win signed copies of THE MADMAN'S DAUGHTER, HER DARK CURIOSITY, and an ARC of A COLD LEGACY (when available) as well as book-themed tea and bookmarks.
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Entering is simple, just fill out the entry form below. Winners will be announced on this site 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 do you think about the cover and synopsis?

 

 

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  • Vivien
    Vivien Wednesday, 18 June 2014

    The cover is bloody gorgeous!!! I need IT :D

  • Andrew Patterson
    Andrew Patterson Wednesday, 18 June 2014

    Love the cover! This has been a series I've been wanting to read for some time. Heard a lot of amazing things about it.

  • Andrew Patterson
    Andrew Patterson Wednesday, 18 June 2014

    Love the cover! This has been a series I've been wanting to read for some time. Heard a lot of amazing things about it.

  • Kimberley Griffiths Little
    Kimberley Griffiths Little Wednesday, 18 June 2014

    Simply stunning!!! Love, love, love! Congrats Megan!

  • SJ Bouquet
    SJ Bouquet Wednesday, 18 June 2014

    I absolutely love this cover! I also appreciate that it matches the other covers xD and I cannot wait to read the book. It sounds so chilling!

    (oh and also about my entry: I marked that I am a fan on facebook, but that was an accident. Please don't disqualify me.)

  • Alyssa Susanna
    Alyssa Susanna Wednesday, 18 June 2014

    LOVEEEEEEE!! I mostly enjoyed the first and second books, and I'm excited to see how it all ends. Thank you!!

  • Guest
    Barb Zaremski Wednesday, 18 June 2014

    LOVE!! Great job Megan!!

  • Guest
    Esther Wednesday, 18 June 2014

    the cover is gorgeous!! I love it. particularly the red of the title and dress

  • Guest
    Wayne Wednesday, 18 June 2014

    Ive read the first 2 books & loved them, this cover is amazing & i cant wait to read it :D

  • Guest
    MatthewH Wednesday, 18 June 2014

    Looking forward to reading it

  • Sarah Zane Kellar
    Sarah Zane Kellar Wednesday, 18 June 2014

    I love the cover. I really really really want her dress.

  • Guest
    Jenn Wednesday, 18 June 2014

    Sounds awesome. Can't wait to read!

  • Guest
    Bonnie @ A Backwards Story Wednesday, 18 June 2014

    Thanks for revealing the cover. It is GORGEOUS! I love it!!!

  • Brynne
    Brynne Wednesday, 18 June 2014

    Absolutely love the cover and can't wait to get my hands on it!

  • Guest
    Samantha Kazanecki Wednesday, 18 June 2014

    love this series...I tried to enter but didn't get a chance to put in my address :( not sure if that disqualifies me or not

  • Guest
    Kelly L. Wednesday, 18 June 2014

    I love the cover!
    The summary sounds really mysterious and I can't wait to see how it'll all end!

  • Hannah Martian
    Hannah Martian Wednesday, 18 June 2014

    AMAZING! Can't wait to read it! It's my favorite cover in the whole series! :)

  • Amanda
    Amanda Wednesday, 18 June 2014

    The cover is absolutely lovely & I can not wait for this book to be released eeeek!!! :)

  • Kayla Adams
    Kayla Adams Wednesday, 18 June 2014

    It sounds really cool! I haven't actually read the rest of the series but I would really like to! The covers are very pretty and this one is no different but it looks a little stretched on my screen? Might be my phone though.

  • Guest
    Richard Blaine Wednesday, 18 June 2014

    Love the covers for this series, but is this the final cover art or a mock-up? Some fairly major photoshop issues here, particularly the top of the model's head and the contrast/color correction between the foreground, background, and sky.

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