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December 12, 2016

Today's Featured Titles and Contest December 12, 2016
This Special Newsletter spotlights books that are perfect for holiday giving and that you may want to include on your “to me/from me” list. Read more about them, and enter our Holiday Cheer Contest by Tuesday, December 13th at 11:59am ET for a chance to win all three books in Linwood Barclay's Promise Falls trilogy: BROKEN PROMISE, FAR FROM TRUE and THE TWENTY-THREE --- a perfect binge read for the holidays. Please note that each contest is only open for 24 hours, so you will need to act quickly!

You can take a look at all the books we're giving away in this year's Holiday Cheer contests on our Pinterest page here.
Today's Featured Books and Contest: The Promise Falls Trilogy by Linwood Barclay --- BROKEN PROMISE, FAR FROM TRUE and THE TWENTY-THREE

Promise Falls Trilogy
In the town of Promise Falls, long-hidden secrets are about to haunt the residents --- as the sins of the past and present collide with terrifying results.

This Just In: Stephen King tweeted this about the series: "Loving THE TWENTY-THREE, by Linwood Barclay. You should treat yourself to the whole Promise Falls trilogy."

-Click here to see our series feature.
-Click here to see readers' comments about the trilogy.
-Visit Linwood Barclay's official website and YouTube channel.
-Connect with Linwood Barclay on Facebook and Twitter.

BONUS FEATURES: As the number "23" figures prominently in the series, Linwood is sharing with you his Top 23 TV Series to binge watch and his Top 23 Thriller Movies. Note these for holiday viewing...after you've binged the Promise Falls trilogy, of course!

After his wife’s death and the collapse of his newspaper, David Harwood has no choice but to uproot his nine-year-old son and move back into his childhood home in Promise Falls, New York. David believes his life is in free fall, and he can’t find a way to stop his descent. Then he comes across a family secret of epic proportions that will affect not only his family, but the entire town.

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-Click here to read an excerpt.
-Click here to read Carol Fitzgerald's Bets On commentary on the book.

When private investigator Cal Weaver looks into a break-in at the home of a recently deceased man, he uncovers far more than he is prepared for after he finds a hidden room that was used for salacious activities. Detective Barry Duckworth is doggedly trying to solve two murders, one of which is three years old. He believes the killings are connected, since each featured a similar distinctive wound. And the key to his mystery may lie with Cal Weaver’s own case. As the lies begin to unravel, and another murder occurs, Cal and Barry find themselves headed straight into the heart of dark secrets as they uncover more startling truths about Promise Falls.

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-Click here to read an excerpt.
-Click here to read Carol's Bets On commentary on the book.

It’s May 23rd, and the small town of Promise Falls, New York, has found itself in the midst of a full-blown catastrophe. Hundreds of people are going to the hospital with similar flu-like symptoms, and dozens have died. Investigators quickly zero in on the water supply. But the question for many, including private investigator Cal Weaver, remains: Who would benefit from a mass poisoning of this town? Meanwhile, a college student has been murdered, and Detective Barry Duckworth has seen the killer’s handiwork before --- in the unsolved homicides of two other women in town. Suddenly, all the strange things that have happened in the last month start to add up.

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-Click here to read a review.
-Click here to read an excerpt.
-Click here to read Carol's Bets On commentary on the book.

Click here to enter the contest by Tuesday, December 13th at 11:59am ET.

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