A Feverish Giveaway

Thanks to Anna at Hachette Book Group/Hachette Audio, we have three (3) unabridged audio book copies of Fever Dream to give away!   This novel by Lincoln Child and Douglas Preston (known as Preston & Child) is ranked as a 3.75 star book at Google Books and as a 4 star book – out of a possible 5 – at Amazon.   The story is contained on 12 CDs and has a list price value of $29.98.  

Here is a synopsis of Fever Dream:

At the old family manse in Louisiana, FBI Special Agent Pendergast is putting to rest his long-ignored possessions reminiscent of his wife Helen’s tragic death, only to make a stunning and dreadful discovery.   Helen had been mauled by an unusually large and vicious lion while they were big game hunting in Africa.  But now, Pendergast learns that her rifle – her only protection from the beast – had been loaded with blanks.   Who could have wanted Helen dead…  and why?

With Lieutenant Vincent D’Agosta’s assistance, Pendergast embarks on a quest to uncover the mystery of his wife’s murder.   It is a journey that sends him deep into her past where he learns much that Helen herself had wished to keep hidden.   As Pendergast probes more deeply into the riddle the answer to which is revealed in a night of shocking violence, deep in the Louisiana bayou – he finds himself faced with an even-greater question:  who was the woman he married?

“It’s the authors’ best book in years.”   Library Journal

In order to enter this audio book giveaway, just post a comment here or send an e-mail with the heading “Fever Dream” to Josephsreviews@gmail.com .   In order to enter a second time, tell us what you think about the idea of two authors joining – like Preston and Child – to write a novel together.   (We think it’s a “novel” idea!)  

In order to be eligible to win an audio book in this contest, you must live in either the United States or Canada and have a residential mailing address (not a P. O. box).   You have until midnight PST on Monday, July 5, 2010  to enter.   This is it for the rules…  Good luck and good listening!

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18 responses to “A Feverish Giveaway

  1. Love audio books, love Louisiana, and love Preston & Child. Please enter me.

  2. Denny, Alaska

    Looks good! I look forward to listening to this book.

  3. diane

    Impressive collaboration which interests me greatly. Thanks.

  4. Carol Wong

    Thank you for this giveaway. Fever Dream sounds great. I think two people working together is great.

  5. Hector Holguin

    After having just watched “shuter Island” which has a “wife murder” in the plot…I look forward to reading a novel like this. (entry one) : )

  6. Hector Holguin

    (entry two) OK….most often too many cooks WILL spoil the broth. . .but I am curious to see if this holds true here!

  7. I am just a huge fan of audio books. Is there anything that can make a commute more bearable? Please include me in your giveaway.

  8. Entry #2

    I think it will be interesting to see if there is a difference in voice with a collaboration of two authors. I wonder how they go about it.

  9. Bethie

    Please count me in. Thanks for the chance.

  10. Bethie

    I love the idea of two authors. It seems to be more popular lately.

  11. Terri C.

    Thanks for the contest! I’d love to listen to this book as it sounds interesting.

    tradingaddress at gmail dot com

  12. Terri C.

    2nd entry,

    I love that two different people work on the same book. You have two people with different thoughts and ideas coming together to write a potentially awesome story.

    tradingaddress at gmail dot com

  13. K Peters

    This book sounds very interesting – 2 authors, mystery, audiobook – what more can one ask!

  14. Joyce Schreiber

    This series is terrific. Hearing the latest on audiobook would be super!

  15. Cam

    I would love a chance to win this thanks!

  16. Would love to win this one-thanks!!!

  17. 2nd entry…I am not sure how they do it, you would have to really get along well to write a book together. Don’t know how they do it, but I am glad they do it!!!

  18. dianad

    I’d love to win this for my daughter who loves the audio books. Thanks for the wonderful giveaway.

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