Friday, December 03, 2010

Giveaway, Twilight of Avalon and Dark Moon of Avalon by Anna Elliott

"She is a healer, a storyteller, a warrior, and a queen without a throne. In the shadow of King Arthur's Britain, one woman knows the truth that could save a kingdom from the hands of a tyrant...

Ancient grudges, old wounds, and the quest for power rule in the newly widowed Queen Isolde's court. Hardly a generation after the downfall of Camelot, Isolde grieves for her slain husband, King Constantine, a man she secretly knows to have been murdered by the scheming Lord Marche -- the man who has just assumed his title as High King. Though her skills as a healer are renowned throughout the kingdom, in the wake of Con's death, accusations of witchcraft and sorcery threaten her freedom and her ability to bring Marche to justice. Burdened by their suspicion and her own grief, Isolde must conquer the court's distrust and superstition to protect her throne and the future of Britain.

One of her few allies is Trystan, a prisoner with a lonely and troubled past. Neither Saxon nor Briton, he is unmoved by the political scheming, rumors, and accusations swirling around the fair queen. Together they escape, and as their companionship turns from friendship to love, they must find a way to prove what they know to be true -- that Marche's deceptions threaten not only their lives but the sovereignty of the British kingdom.

In Twilight of Avalon, Anna Elliott returns to the roots of the legend of Trystan and Isolde to shape a very different story -- one based in the earliest written versions of the Arthurian tales -- a captivating epic brimming with historic authenticity, sweeping romance, and the powerful magic of legend".
"She is a healer, a storyteller, and a warrior. She has fought to preserve Britain’s throne. Now she faces her greatest challenge in turning bitter enemies into allies, saving the life of the man she loves . . . and mending her own wounded heart.

The young former High Queen, Isolde, and her friend and protector, Trystan, are reunited in a new and dangerous quest to keep the usurper, Lord Marche, and his Saxon allies from the throne of Britain. Using Isolde’s cunning wit and talent for healing and Trystan’s strength and bravery, they must act as diplomats, persuading the rulers of the smaller kingdoms, from Ireland to Cornwall, that their allegiance to the High King is needed to keep Britain from a despot’s hands.

Their admissions of love hang in the air, but neither wants to put the other at risk by openly declaring a deeper alliance. When their situation is at its most desperate, Trystan and Isolde must finally confront their true feelings toward each other, in time for a battle that will test the strength of their will and their love.

Steeped in the magic and lore of Arthurian legend, Elliott paints a moving portrait of a timeless romance, fraught with danger, yet with the power to inspire heroism and transcend even the darkest age".

The Rules
The giveaway is open to US and Canada.

What is up for grabs? One paperback copy of "Twilight of Avalon" and one paperback copy of "Dark Moon of Avalon".
For 1 entry leave me a comment with a way to contact you.

For 2 entries follow my blog. If you already do, thank you for following my blog, and please let me know in the comments. You're eligible for the extra entry as well.

For 3 entries blog or tweet this giveaway to spread the word.

Giveaway will end on December 10th at midnight. 

I will draw one winner who will win both books using 

Good luck to everyone!
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  1. Both of these books have been on my radar for a bit, and I've added them to my TBR list. Your reviews have "forced" me to move them further up the list. Thanks for the opportunity to win them.

    I also follow your blog by RSS reader.


  2. This is an amazing giveaway! I've had these books on my whishlist for awhile now. I'm already a follower of your site and I live in the US.

  3. I've seen both of these books around; they look good, so sign me up!


    I'm already a follower.

  4. I would love to read these, it sounds really good.
    I am an old gfc follower.

  5. Super giveaway =)

    I'm a follower and I tweeted!/BooksALoveStory

  6. These books sound wonderful!
    I follow your blog and you can reach me at

  7. These books look amazing! My email is k8thebookbuff at yahoo dot com

    I am a follower and here is my tweet!/thebookbuff/status/10827710657994753



  8. Thank you for including me in the giveaway. =)
    tiredwkids at live dot com

  9. I'm a follower.
    tiredwkids at live dot com

  10. Both of the books sound really interesting!

    jennifer_723{at}yahoo{dot}com [+1] and I am a follower [+1]

  11. After your reviews you have really sucked me into these books. Please enter me for these giveaways. I am a follower!


  12. Great giveaway Lizzy and I just purged alot of STUFF so I can have more room for I'm so sick I know but books are my thang and always have been. Have a great weekend and if you are interested in any Rubbers...stamps that sure to hop on over and check out my sale. Fondly, Roberta

  13. Of course I'm a long time follower ;)


  14. Thanks for a great giveaway!

    I am a GFC follower.

    icewoman96 at gmail dot com

  15. hi it's marci! as promised i am entering! I NEED THESE BOOKS LOL!!!!!! i am a loyal follower as you know so enter me please!!!! i cant wait to read these (read the 1st one already but would love the set!) thx!
    marci :)

  16. Please enter me! I am a follower of your blog

    lisa.2713 at gmail dot com

  17. Oooh, shiny! Please sign me up. =) I follow your blog--I have it bookmarked. I don't have a twitter account but I'll share this to my facebook page anyway, just to spread the word.

    Email is kristen dot mcquinn at cox dot net.


  18. I would love to read these books. Please enter me and I follow your blog.

  19. I've been reading such great reviews of these books. Thanks for the giveaway. I would love to win, and read, these two novels.

    +1 - follower, Google Reader


  20. Thanks for the great giveaway! I am a follower.
    mce1011 AT aol DOT com

  21. These would be a fabulous addition to the library I am building. There is nothing like a book in your hand. Lovely site!

  22. Ooohhhh great giveaway! These have been on the Wishlist for a while! Thanks so much for entering me!

    I am a follower.

    tiger_fan_1997 AT yahoo DOT com

  23. I have a friend who has been on an Arthurian kick lately and is reading all she can find. I have told her about this series, but don't know if she has gotten to it yet. It sounds very good and I would like to read it as well as share it with her.

    I am a GFC Follower.

    librarypat AT comcast DOT net

  24. Great giveaway! Please enter me. I am a follower.
    laura.leahj@gmail dot com

  25. Great giveaway! Thank you for the opportunity to win both books!

    I am a follower. :)


  26. Oh My! You have some great books up for grabs. I have put you in my favs. so please look for me to post often. :-)

    Again I am an anglophile and would LOVE to read these books. Is the picture on the cover a painting by Maxfield Parrish? It looks like his work.

    I am a new follower. I follow under the name Mel.

    Thank you for a blog fit for me!

    Mel K.
    Meljprincess AT aol DOT com

  27. Oh, these sounds good! Please include me!

  28. I am a GFC follower (Colleen Turner).

  29. sounds great. thanks for the chance. jhbalvin at gmail dot com

  30. Hello everyone! The giveaway is now closed and I am getting all of your information as I write and will generate a winner ASAP. Be on the email watch out for me. Good luck everyone.


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