Monday, March 12, 2012

Fan Pack Giveaway for The Taker by Alma Katsu!

Congratulations to the winner C.E. Hart!

On March 27, The Taker will be released as a paperback!

The Taker picked up some nice accolades, including being selected by the American Library Association as one of the top ten debut novels of 2011. It also made the extended bestsellers list in the UK and is off to a great start in Italy following the February 16th release

"True love can last an eternity . . . but immortality comes at a price. . . ."
On the midnight shift at a hospital in rural Maine, Dr. Luke Findley is expecting another quiet evening of frostbite and the occasional domestic dispute. But the minute Lanore McIlvrae--Lanny--walks into his ER, she changes his life forever. A mysterious woman with a past and plenty of dark secrets, Lanny is unlike anyone Luke has ever met. He is inexplicably drawn to her . . . despite the fact that she is a murder suspect with a police escort. And as she begins to tell her story, a story of enduring love and consummate betrayal that transcends time and mortality, Luke finds himself utterly captivated.

Her impassioned account begins at the turn of the nineteenth century in the same small town of St. Andrew, Maine, back when it was a Puritan settlement. Consumed as a child by her love for the son of the town's founder, Lanny will do anything to be with him forever. But the price she pays is steep--an immortal bond that chains her to a terrible fate for all eternity. And now, two centuries later, the key to her healing and her salvation lies with Dr. Luke Findley.

Part historical novel, part supernatural page-turner, "The Taker" is an unforgettable tale about the power of unrequited love not only to elevate and sustain, but also to blind and ultimately destroy, and how each of us is responsible for finding our own path to redemption. (Taken from

To celebrate the paperback release of "The Taker" by Alma Katsu, she has offered up this amazing fan pack!

The pack includes a proof of the trade paperback cover, a spoofy wine label made for The Reckoning, bookmarks, post-it notes and a Reckoning pen, and a copy of the book. (All pictured except for the book.)

I have personally read tons of reviews on The Taker and I read so many bloggers who said they didn't think they'd enjoy cause not their normal reading genre, but ended up loving it!  So now is your chance to win this fantastic fan pack! All you need to do is comment below and leave me your email address. This giveaway is for US/Canada only (No p.o. boxes) I'd love for you to follow my blog by GFC or subscribe by email, but not a requirement! This giveaway will close March 27, so if you don't win you can run out and grab it in paperback! Good luck!


  1. Sounds interesting...always looking to read something different.


  2. Loved the book

  3. Best book of 2011!

  4. One of my favorite books of 2011. Can't wait for the Reckoning!

  5. Wow, I just can't resist trying to win this one. Can't wait to read this book and the rest of the freebies with it--what a sweet deal! Good luck, everyone!

  6. Great giveaway! I've been hearing the buzz about this book as well so definitely count me in thanks!


  7. Thank you so much for the great giveaway!
    After reading the summary it looks so interesting!!
    Please count me in! Also started following you as well :)


  8. You got me.. I think I would like to give this a try, count me in!
    marieburton2004 at yahoo dot com

  9. This book is amazing! After reading it I became hooked! Literally, I’m addicted to it! I have read it several times. It reminds me of why I like to read so much. I even purchased the magazine, Portland Monthly, that Alma Katsu published her short story “The Wedding Party” in. I even have an ARC of “The Taker”. I am such a die hard fan. This is the best book I have read since 2005! Winning this contest would mean the world to me!

  10. Ooo this sounds really intriguing. Thanks for doing the giveaway!

    libraryofmyown at gmail dot com

  11. Sounds very intriguing! Please count me in!

  12. Great giveaway - for what sounds like a fabulous book, etc. Thanks for offering it. I am an old GFC follower.

  13. This book was amazing. Thank you for the giveaway.
    asiancocoa94 @

  14. Great giveaway! I have not read the book - would like to give it a try. I am a follower!


  15. Oh, this story sounds fabulous, and what a great title! I'd love to read The Taker.
    Thank you for the giveaway. :)

    nicnac63 AT hotmail DOT com

  16. I have heard such good things about this book! Thanks for the giveaway.
    Colleen Turner

  17. I've been wanting to read this -- have heard such good things! juliamunroemartin at gmail dot com

  18. This is a fantastic giveaway! Thank you!
    I've read some very good reviews of this book and a few odd ones which only made me all the more interested.

    I'm a new GFC follower, too!


  19. What a great giveaway...I really want to read this book!

  20. Thanks for the chance to win!

  21. Thanks for the great giveaway!

  22. hoping for a chance to win!

  23. What awesome book swag! Thanks for the giveaway

    megnate at telus dot net

  24. Thank you for taking the time to do this giveaway :)

    brittanyrose40 AT yahoo DOT com

  25. Sounds like a great one!

    mrsaerowland at gmail dot com

  26. Thanks to all who entered! This giveaway is now closed. I will notify the winner and they will have 48 hours to respond, but if they don't I will pick a new winner!


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