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Posted on 11 Apr, 2017 in Giveaways & Quizzes | 0 comments

Easter 2017 Giveaway #2

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Is the Easter bunny real? Can chocolate make you smarter? This pile of books may not give you the answers, but it will give you some great reading as our Easter giveaways continue. To go in the draw for this bundle of books, simply email your name and address to editors@newtownreviewofbooks.com.au by midnight tonight, Tuesday 11 April 2017 with ‘EASTER #2’ in the subject line. Because we cannot post giveaway bundles overseas, entries from Australian residents only, please.

John Zubrzycki The Mysterious Mr Jacob: diamond merchant, magician and spy

In 1891 a notorious jeweller and curio dealer from Simla – the mysterious Alexander Malcolm Jacob –offered to sell the world’s largest brilliant-cut diamond to the fabulously wealthy Nizam of Hyderabad. What ensued was a scandal that rocked the highest echelons of the British Raj. ‘One of the most exciting narrative histories to come out of India’ – William Dalrymple

Courtesy of Transit Lounge

 

Ron Rash The World Made Straight

Summer in Madison County. Seventeen-year-old Travis Shelton discovers a grove of marijuana in the woods that could make him some serious money. But his discovery is just the first unwitting step in a journey back to the savage violence and betrayal festering in the community’s past, and the corruption in its present … ‘One of the great American authors at work today’ – New York Times

Courtesy of Text Publishing

 

 

Darcey Bell A Simple Favour 

When her best friend Emily asks Stephanie to pick up her son after school, Stephanie happily says yes. But Emily doesn’t come back. No matter what the police say, Stephanie knows something is terribly wrong: Emily would never leave her son. Set in Connecticut, this debut novel of psychological suspense reveals that nothing is as simple as it seems.

Courtesy of Pan Macmillan

 

 

JP Delaney The Girl Before

Jane stumbles on the rental opportunity of a lifetime: the chance to live in a beautiful ultra-minimalist house designed by an enigmatic architect, on condition she abides by a long list of exacting rules. After moving in, she discovers that a previous tenant, Emma, met a mysterious death there – and starts to wonder if her own story will be a re-run of the girl before …

Courtesy of Hachette

 

 

Remember, to go in the draw, email your name and address to editors@newtownreviewofbooks.com.au by midnight tonight, Tuesday 11 April 2017  with ‘EASTER #2’ in the subject line.

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