Giveaway: Obsidian Eyes by A.W. Exley (US/Canada)

Giveaway: Obsidian Eyes by A.W. Exley (US/Canada)

 

OBSIDIAN EYES

by A.W. Exley

Release Date: March 24th

 
 

About the Book

1836, a world of light and dark, noble and guild. The two spheres intersect when seventeen-year-old Allie Donovan is placed at the aristocratic St Matthews Academy. More at ease with a blade than a needle, she finds herself ostracised by the girls and stalked by a Scottish lord intent on learning why she is among them.
 
She begins to suspect the underlying reasons when soldiers arrive to see her friend, Zeb, a mechanical genius. On the hunt for answers she breaks into his underground laboratory. There, Allie discovers he is not just constructing sentient mechanical creatures, he is building a devastating new weapon for the military.
 
The guilds want the weapon and Allie is trapped by ties of blood. She must obey the overlord of the guild and deliver up her friend, unless she can rely on bonds of friendship, to save both their lives.
 
 

About the Author

Books and writing have always been an enormous part of A.W. Exley’s life. She survived school by hiding out in the library, with several thousand fictional characters for company. At university, she overcame the boredom of studying accountancy by squeezing in Egyptology papers and learning to read hieroglyphics. Today, Anita writes best selling hit steampunk novels with a sexy edge and an Egyptian twist. She lives in rural New Zealand surrounded by an assortment of weird and wonderful equines, felines, canine and homicidal chickens. 

 
 

Giveaway Details

 

One winner will receive a copy of Obsidian Eyes, Nefertiti’s Heart, and a steampunk barrette 

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. 

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What do you think about the synopsis of the book?

 

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Guest - Amy (website) on Tuesday, 01 April 2014 23:51

I love the cover. I'm curious to see what the weapon is and what what's in store for Allie and her friend.

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I love the cover. I'm curious to see what the weapon is and what what's in store for Allie and her friend.
Kel (website) on Wednesday, 02 April 2014 14:01

Love the cover and the synopsis...it definitely made me want to read more!

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Love the cover and the synopsis...it definitely made me want to read more!
Sabrina (website) on Wednesday, 02 April 2014 17:58

The cover is beautiful and the synopsis is pretty good so far. I can see the plot for the most part, and overall, it's done what a good synopsis should do: capture my attention. Very well done.

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The cover is beautiful and the synopsis is pretty good so far. I can see the plot for the most part, and overall, it's done what a good synopsis should do: capture my attention. Very well done.
Vanessa Nunez (website) on Wednesday, 02 April 2014 20:31

Definitely caught my attention! Very beautifully designed and introduced to passionate readers like myself. I look forward to reading this in the future!

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Definitely caught my attention! Very beautifully designed and introduced to passionate readers like myself. I look forward to reading this in the future!
Courtney Gendreau (website) on Wednesday, 02 April 2014 23:33

It sounds like a must read.

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It sounds like a must read.
Susan T. (website) on Thursday, 03 April 2014 00:14

I love everything about this book! I can't wait to read it!

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I love everything about this book! I can't wait to read it!
Sarah (website) on Thursday, 03 April 2014 18:03

The synopsis sounds like something I'd like. I love YA novels with a strong female character as the lead. The plot seems interesting, can't wait to read it.

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The synopsis sounds like something I'd like. I love YA novels with a strong female character as the lead. The plot seems interesting, can't wait to read it.
Sam (website) on Thursday, 03 April 2014 23:14

Fantasy check, Historical check, Action packed CHECK! IM SOLD!!!! XD

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Fantasy check, Historical check, Action packed CHECK! IM SOLD!!!! XD
Sarah Zane Kellar (website) on Friday, 04 April 2014 20:42

This book sounds awesome. A mixture of steampunkishness and magic.

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This book sounds awesome. A mixture of steampunkishness and magic.
L (website) on Sunday, 06 April 2014 16:29

Sounds interesting

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Sounds interesting

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