I knew her before she was famous – a giveaway

15 10 2009

My ever-so-clever friend Cally has written a book. Today is the official publication date of her debut novel but as a good dutiful friend I had pre-ordered my copy from Amazon months ago and it turned up yesterday morning. I was hooked by page 27!

“ohh, that is a pretty cover,” I hear you cry “what is it all about?”

‘What would I do without you, Lucy Brown?’ he said, and kissed me softly. I held his face in my hands and kissed him back. I felt that life just couldn’t get any more perfect. And I was right, it wouldn’t. By the end of the next day, I’d be dead.

Lucy is about to marry the man of her dreams – kind, handsome, funny Dan – when she breaks her neck the night before their wedding. Unable to accept a lifetime’s separation from her soulmate, Lucy decides to become a ghost rather than go to heaven and be parted from Dan. But it turns out things aren’t quite as easy as that.

When Lucy discovers that Limbo is a grotty student-style house in North London she’s less than thrilled. Especially after meeting her new flatmates: grumpy, cider-swilling EMO-kid Claire; and Brian, a train-spotter with a Thomas the Tank Engine duvet and a big BO problem. But Lucy has a more major problem on her hands – if she wants to become a ghost and be with Dan she has to complete an almost impossible task. How the hell does a girl like Lucy find a girlfriend for the dorkiest man in England? IT geek Archie’s only passions are multi-player computer games and his Grandma. But Lucy only has twenty-one days to find him love. And when she discovers that her so-called friend Anna is determined to make a move on the heart-broken, vulnerable Dan, the pressure is really on…

Interested? Well I am here to let you know you can win your very own shiny copy. Not just any old copy. Oh No. A SIGNED COPY. No more, no less.

Winning could not be more simple. I was thinking of running a clever competition but I have zero free braincells (ahh baby brain) to think up something fancy so if you leave me a comment your name is in the proverbial hat!

Want to increase your chances? If you complete one or more of the following you will get extra entries:
1) Follow this blog (if you do already mention this in your comment)
2) Blog about this competition with a link to this post on your own blog (and let me know in the comments)
3) Tweet this competition including my twitter name (@Kellyfairy) so I know all about it!

So, a maximum of 4 entries per person. Closing date will be Wednesday 21st October at 5pm and Piran and I will pick the winner out of the hat shortly after.

Check out Cally’s website www.callytaylor.co.uk for further information on the lovely lady herself and more exciting competitions to co-incide with the publication of “Heaven Can Wait” on 15 October 2009, including the very special ‘Heaven Can Wait Short Story Competition’ (with prizes that money can’t buy!). The book is available from Amazon now.

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16 responses

15 10 2009
SnafflesMummy

ooh i love a good book and im definatley a girl who judges a book by its cover. Already following your blog and have re-tweeted. x

15 10 2009
Laura McIntyre

Sounds good , would love to read it. Already follow your blog and will tweet his just now 🙂

15 10 2009
lifeslightlyused

sounds brilliant – am following and will definately twitter 🙂

15 10 2009
kohsamui14

I have tweeted and following @kohsamuirosiefound you while looking at chocolate cheese cake winners from yeaterday.. Easily distracted when there is so much housework to do. Would rather be reading a book.

15 10 2009
Emma Louise

Oooo Sounds like a good read!! 🙂 x

15 10 2009
Lorraine

Sounds like a good chance to read some decent "chick Lit", I do follow your blog and will retweet for you…Hope you enjoy reading the book yourself.

16 10 2009
Littlemummy

Count me in, always after some good reads 🙂

16 10 2009
New Mummy

ooh please enter me! will tweet right now x x Just about to right a post will add a little linky!

16 10 2009
Insomniac Mummy

Count me in too. I already follow and will go and tweet forthwith! I'm a Bookaholic!:)

16 10 2009
Metropolitan Mum

Oh yes, I want to be in it, too! I am following you since AGES (extra brownie points?) and will tweet tomorrow. There's nothing better than great chicks' lit, a cuppa and a some shortbread. Winter, here I come.

17 10 2009
gaelikaa

Well good luck with the giveaway Kelly – I'm generally out of range for the giveaways, but it sounds like a great book. I've actually visited her website and I'm sort of considering entering the short story competition. Back with you – oh and I'm delighted you're visiting me again – I knew you before you were Kelly – Dancinfairy!!!!

17 10 2009
gaelikaa

Kelly – in case this gives me any chance in the giveaway – I do follow you!

18 10 2009
Sandy Calico

Please can you put me in the hat? I've been following Cally's writing blog too (as well as yours). How exciting for her!Will tweet too x

18 10 2009
miss leslieanne

Oooh, I'm hooked already – sounds brilliant :)I already follow you (of course!!), have tweeted & blogged about your competition here: http://lifewithalittledude.blogspot.com/2009/10/sunday-night-catch-up.html.Now, how could I bribr Piran to pick out my name?? 😛

18 10 2009
Mrs OMG Pregnant

Ooooh I want.I obviously follow you … at times that turns to stalking but hey ho, least I'm honest about it!I shall tweet it now!xx

20 10 2009
Erin

Followed and tweeted. . . =)

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