Thursday, April 19, 2012

Giveaway: The Cracked Slipper by Stephanie Alexander

This giveaway is part of the Showers of Books Giveaway Hop hosted by I Am A Reader, Not A Writer and One A Day YA. There are a lot of great blogs participating in this hop. After you enter here, hop over and enter their giveaways too.

While you are here, please check out my other giveaways. They can be located in the right sidebar.

My Giveaway:
One winner will receive a print copy of The Cracked Slipper by Stephanie Alexander. (This giveaway is open for US only.)

Due to the positive response to this giveaway, Stephanie will be giving a copy to 3 winners!

The Cracked Slipper by Stephanie Alexander
When Eleanor Brice unexpectedly wins the heart of Gregory Desmarais, Crown Prince of Cartheigh, she's sure she's found her happily-ever-after. Unfortunately, Prince Charming has a loose grip on his temper, a looser grip on his marriage vows, and a tight grip on the bottle.

Eight years of mistreatment, isolation and clandestine book learning hardly prepare Eleanor for life at Eclatant Palace, where women are seen, not heard. According to Eleanor’s eavesdropping parrot, no one at court appreciates her unladylike tendency to voice her opinion. To make matter worse, her royal fiancĂ© spends his last night of bachelorhood on a drunken whoring spree. Before the ink dries on her marriage proclamation Eleanor realizes that she loves her husband's best friend, former soldier Dorian Finley.

Eleanor can’t resist Dorian’s honesty, or his unusual admiration for her intelligence, and soon both are caught in a dangerous obsession. She drowns her confusion in charitable endeavors, but the people’s love can’t protect her from her feelings. When a magical crime endangers the bond between unicorns, dragons, and the royal family, a falsely accused Eleanor must clear her own name to save her life. The road toward vindication will force a choice between hard-won security and an impossible love.

The Cracked Slipper is a book club friendly fairytale retelling in the vein of Gregory Maguire, with a dash of romance. Set in a pseudo-renaissance, corset-and-petticoats enchanted kingdom, The Cracked Slipper brings a magical twist to women’s fiction.

How to enter:
Be a follower of Krazy Book Lady in whatever way you choose. Then fill out the form below.

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Giveaway details:
Giveaway is open US ONLY. This giveaway will run until midnight EST on April 25. Must be 13 or older to enter. Winner will be chosen using Winner will be emailed, and this blog post will be updated to include the name of the winner. Winner has 3 days to contact me or a new winner will be selected.

Sorry! This giveaway is over.  

Winners: Irene M, Jen H, & Elizabeth H.


  1. The book sounds good! Thanks for the chance to win.

  2. Thank you very much for this opportunity!




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