Book Giveaway: Stacia Pelletier’s The Half Wives

Book Giveaway: Stacia Pelletier’s The Half Wives

Historical fiction fans, have we got a treat for you. Three lucky readers will win copies of The Half Wives by Stacia Pelletier. Read the official description and then enter using the form below.

Over the course of one momentous day, two women who have built their lives around the same man find themselves moving toward an inevitable reckoning.

Former Lutheran minister Henry Plageman is a master secret keeper and a man wracked by grief. He and his wife, Marilyn, tragically lost their young son, Jack, many years ago. But he now has another child—a daughter, eight-year-old Blue—with Lucy, the woman he fell in love with after his marriage collapsed.

The Half Wives follows these interconnected characters on May 22, 1897, the anniversary of Jack’s birth. Marilyn distracts herself with charity work at an orphanage. Henry needs to wrangle his way out of the police station, where he has spent the night for disorderly conduct. Lucy must rescue and rein in the intrepid Blue, who has fallen in a saltwater well. But before long, these four will all be drawn on this day to the same destination: to the city cemetery on the outskirts of San Francisco, to the grave that means so much to all of them. The collision of lives and secrets that follows will leave no one unaltered.

Prizes provided by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Official Giveaway Rules

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Eligibility
The Sweepstakes is open to any person over 17 years of age, who resides in the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands or a U.S. Military installation in a foreign country, excluding employees and consultants of Bookish and their subsidiaries and affiliates, and their immediate family members. It is void where prohibited by law.

How to Enter
Entries must be submitted beginning at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Standard Time on April 4, 2017, and no later than 12:01 a.m. Eastern Standard Time, on April 18, 2017.

You may enter one time per person. You must use the entry form supplied by Bookish.

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Selection of Winners
Prizes shall be awarded based on a random drawing from among the eligible entries. Bookish shall determine in its sole discretion the method of selecting winners from among the entries and its determination shall be final and binding.

Prizes
Three (3) winners shall each receive one (1) copy of The Half Wives by Stacia Pelletier.

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More Information
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4 COMMENTS

  1. I think I should win because 1) I knew the author when she was a junior high student at the school where I was secretary, and 2) I am originally from Massachusetts :-)

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