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Historical Holiday Blog Hop giveaway: Newes from the Dead by Mary Hooper

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Welcome to the 1st Annual Historical Holiday Blog Hop, hosted by Passages to the Past. Since I like giving stuff away, I thought Id sign up to this blog hop with a copy of Mary Hoopers'Newes from the Dead as my prize. We all know Im a huge Mary Hooper fan, and this is such an eerie, fascinating read that it will stay with you for a long time afterwards.

Newes from the Dead by Mary Hooper Historical Holiday Blog Hop giveaway: Newes from the Dead by Mary Hooper

In 1650 Anne Green, a young servant girl, gave birth prematurely to an illegitimate child. Sadly the baby died and poor Anne was falsely accused of infanticide. She was hanged and then carried to the College of Physicians. But as Annes corpse lay on the table, a strange rattle was heard in her throat. Could she still be alive?

Did I mention that this is based on a true story?

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Best of all, theres plenty of other stuff up for grabs, including the following Grand Prizes:

- $25 Amazon or Barnes & Noble Gift Card
- Prize package(s) of historical novels (titles will be added as authors sign up):
1. Oleanna by Julie Rose (pb)
2. The Secret Diary of Anne Boleyn by Robin Maxwell (pb)
3. Jane: The Woman Who Loved Tarzan by Robin Maxwell (Audio Books)
4. The Kings Daughter by Barbara Kyle (pb)
5. The Kings Concubine by Anne OBrien (pb)
6. Royal Romances: Titillating Tales of Passion and Power in the Palaces of Europe by Leslie Carroll (pb)
7. The Darling Strumpet by Gillian Bagwell (pb)
8. The September Queen by Gillian Bagwell (pb)
9. The Kingmaking by Helen Hollick (pb) *w/signed bookplate
10. The Forever Queen by Helen Hollick (pb)'*w/signed bookplate
11. Sea Witch by'Helen Hollick (pb)'*w/signed bookplate
12. Claude & Camille by Stephanie Cowell (pb)
13. Marrying Mozart by Stephanie Cowell (pb)
14. The Queens Vow by Christopher Gortner (pb, UK edition)
15. Into the Path of Gods (Book 1, Macsens Treasure Series) by Kathleen Cunningham Guler (pb)
16. In the Shadow of Dragons'(Book 2, Macsens Treasure Series) by Kathleen Cunningham Guler (pb)
17. The Anvil Stone'(Book 3, Macsens Treasure Series) by Kathleen Cunningham Guler (hc)
18. A Land Beyond Ravens'(Book 4, Macsens Treasure Series) by Kathleen Cunningham Guler (hc)
19. Pale Rose of England by Sandra Worth (pb)
20. The Rose of York: Love & War by'Sandra Worth (pb)
21. A Dance of Manners (A Regency Anthology) by Susan Flanders, Cynthia Breeding, Kristi Ahlers, Gerri Bowen and Erin Hatton (pb)
22. The Book of Lost Fragrances by MJ Rose (hc)
23. The Sumerton Women by D.L. Bogdan (pb)
24.' Mistress of the Sun by Sandra Gulland (signed pb)
25.' The Master of Verona by David Blixt (hc)
26. Before Versailles by Karleen Koen (pb)
27. Four Sisters, All Queens by Sherry Jones (pb)
28. At the Mercy of the Queen by Anne Barnhill (pb)
29. What You Long For by Anne Barnhill (pb)
30. Cascade by Maryanne OHara (signed hc)
31. The Ladys Slipper by Deborah Swift (pb, UK edition)
32. The Plum Tree by Ellen Marie Wiseman (signed pb)
33. The Secret Keeper by Sandra Byrd (pb, with Tower of London Tea Sachets)
34. The Mischief of the Mistletoe (2 copies 1 pb, 1 hc both signed)
35. The Sister Queens by Sophie Perinot
36. The Secret History: A Novel of Empress Theodora by Stephanie Thornton (pb w/bookmark)
37. The Kings Grace by Anne Easter Smith (pb)
38. Illuminations by Mary Sharratt (hc)
39. Selene of Alexandria by Faith L. Justice (2 copies 1 pb, 1 eBook)
40. A Thing Done by Tinney Sue Heath (2 copies, pb)
41. Rebel Puritan by Jo Ann Butler (pb)
42. The Bird Sisters by Rebecca Rasmussen (audio cds)
43. By Fire, By Water by Mitchell'James'Kaplan (2 copies, pb)
44. The Painted Girls by Cathy Marie Buchanan (ARC, courtesy of Penguin Publishing)
45. Above All Things by Tanis Rideout'(ARC, courtesy of Penguin Publishing)
46. The Fever Tree by Jennifer McVeigh'(ARC, courtesy of Penguin Publishing)
47. Movement of Stars by Amy Brill'(ARC, courtesy of Penguin Publishing)
48. Teaspoon of Earth and Sea by Dina Nayeri'(ARC, courtesy of Penguin Publishing)
49. The Queens Daughter by Susan Coventry (hc)
50. The Virgin Queens Daughter by Ella March Chase (pb)
51. Three Maids for a Crown by Ella March Chase (pb)
52. Mistress of Rome by Kate Quinn (pb)
53. The Forgotten Queen by D.L. Bogdan (ARC)
54. The Sign of the Weeping Virgin by Alana White
55. A Place Beyond Courage by Elizabeth Chadwick (pb)
56. The Crown by Nancy Bilyeau (signed pb)
57. Second Lisa by Veronica Knox


  1. Enter to win a copy of Newes from the Dead by Mary Hooper at @readinasitting!

  2. Kristia /

    Thank you for the international giveaway!
    Email subscriber :)

  3. I subscribed via
    thank you for the giveaway!!

  4. Glad to have found you via the Hop! Look forward to your blog posts.

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