Giveaway: Daughter of the House by Rosie Thomas (US Only)

Giveaway: Daughter of the House by Rosie Thomas (US Only)

DAUGHTER OF THE HOUSE

by Rosie Thomas

Release Date: September 1

 

About the Book


The enchanting sequal to Rosie Thomas's celebrated story of magic and intrigue, The Illusionists.

The year is 1910: Eliza's life has been utterly transformed since she dove head-first into the bohemian world of the Palmyra Theatre, becoming first a stage player and, since her marriage to impresario Devil Wix, a canny woman of business. She is now the mother of growing children, and in her family life as well as at the theatre she must face the challenges of a new century. The First World War changes the world forever, and the fortunes of the Wix family change with it. Eliza’s daughter, Nancy, must find a way to keep the Palmyra afloat, and to entertain audiences who have lost husbands and sons in the conflict. Nancy is a born performer, but she is set apart―even from her beloved brothers―by her psychic gifts. She learns that she must harness her troubling powers, under the tutelage of the mysterious Mr. Feather, to keep the family and the theatre intact. It is a dangerous path and a lonely one, but Nancy’s bold choices lead her to love, and beyond that to the recognition of what it takes to become a modern woman. As another war begins to threaten the world, she is forced into a final, fateful confrontation with her demons, and must marshal both her ingenuity and her mysterious talents to fight for the survival of friendship, independence and family.


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About the Author

Janey King, née Morris was born on 1947 in Denbigh, Wales, and also grew up in North Wales. She read English at Oxford, and after a spell in journalism and publishing began writing fiction after the birth of her first child. Published since 1982 as Rosie Thomas, she has written fourteen best-selling novels, deal with the common themes of love and loss. She is one of only a few authors to have won twice the Romantic Novel of the Year Award by the Romantic Novelists' Association, in 1985 with Sunrise, and in 2007 with Iris and Ruby.

Janey is an adventurer and once she was established as a writer and her children were grown, she discovered a love of travelling and mountaineering. She has climbed in the Alps and the Himalayas, competed in the Peking to Paris car rally, spent time on a tiny Bulgarian research station in Antarctica and travelled the silk road through Asia. She currently lives in London.

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Giveaway Details


10 winners. They will receive a copy of the book. US only.

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Guest - Kalani on Friday, 02 October 2015 15:00

I'm not sure! It looks really interesting though!

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I'm not sure! It looks really interesting though! :D
rebecca (website) on Thursday, 08 October 2015 23:00

Seeing her harness her powers will be the most interesting part

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Seeing her harness her powers will be the most interesting part:D
Kara S (website) on Saturday, 10 October 2015 12:44

??? I want to learn more about this evolving process; I don't know yet. Thanks for this chance! Cheers, Kara S

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??? I want to learn more about this evolving process; I don't know yet. Thanks for this chance! Cheers, Kara S
Guest - bn100 on Saturday, 17 October 2015 00:26

not sure yet

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not sure yet
Guest - stephanie bonck on Thursday, 22 October 2015 10:18

Her many layers of being.

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Her many layers of being.