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six shady days of christmas

...and we all know that Christmas means summer, right? Not snowdrifts or holly or yule logs, whatever they are. I'm talking the beach, barbecues, prawn cocktails, sunburn and the cricket on TV the next morning.

Time to give away some hawt books for free. Just because that's the kind of generous soul I am. So welcome one and all to:



Each day up until Christmas (starting today, that's Sunday for all you weekend blogreaders), I'm giving away a signed copy of SHADOWFAE to one lucky person who drops by.

And (yes! but wait, there's more) on the last day, the winner will also receive my very first SHADOWGLASS ARC! Be the first person in the WORLD to read my smokin' hot March 2010 release... well, except for my agent. And my editor. And my cat (he loved it, of course). And possibly a pile of reviewers... But you can be the first REAL person to read it. You know what I mean.


Look at them. They're gorgeous. You know you want them. Even just to look at the pretty covers.

And you know the drill. One of more of the following, folks:

1) Tweet the contest (or RT my tweet) and leave a comment here to let me know
2) Mention the contest on your blog -- take the palm tree pic if you like -- and leave the link in a comment here
3) Read my free short story, Hellcursed, on my website. Like it? Blog or tweet about it, and leave a note here.
4) Friend me on LJ (right here!)
5) Follow me on Twitter (I'm @ericahayes)
6) Subscribe to my (mercifully infrequent) newsletter here
7) Any other cool social networking thingy you can come up with and tell me about.

The more you do, the more entries you get. Each day I'll pick a random winner, and remove their name from the draw. The rest will stay in, ie. your entries don't expire. So don't be afraid to repeat yourself :) and the sooner you get the word out, the more chances your Internetz Friendz will get to win :)

Contest open worldwide (yeah, that includes the US. Especially the US. Wouldn't want to neglect all y'all).

Non-LJ-ers: please leave your name in your comment, and a Blogger address, email or Twitter where I can ping you if you win.

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(Anonymous)
Dec. 20th, 2009 01:56 am (UTC)
I retweeted your post and am a follower on twitter (@sara_UFblog)

Sara M
sara_UFblog [at] yahoo [dot] com
faerymagick08
Dec. 20th, 2009 02:05 am (UTC)
I retweeted and am a follower on twitter. I linked to the contest on my Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/home.php?ref=home#/dianne.barskey?ref=profile)

I am hooked on 'Hellcursed' and I have only read the first page.
elnice
Dec. 20th, 2009 02:08 am (UTC)
GREAT GIVEAWAY
I would love to chosen, especially last! Shadowglass would make a great review on my blog!
1. I retweeted your blog (@EllzReadz)
2. Added to my contest sidebar http://ellzreadz.blogspot.com/
3. I am a friend on LJ
4. Follower on Twitter
5. Subscribing to newsletter

Thank you for the chance to win this!
jacabur2008
Dec. 20th, 2009 02:41 am (UTC)
On my Gotta Have List because Gotta Have these books!!!!!
1) I re-tweeted your contest @jacabur1 from your original tweet
2) Mention the contest on your blog -- take the palm tree pic if you like -- and leave the link in a comment here
3) Read your short story Hellcursed and tweeted about it @jacabur1 and posted short on blog site at : http://bittenbybooks.ning.com/profiles/blogs/free-short-story-to-read
4) I Friended you on LJ (jacabur2008)
5) Follow me on Twitter (I'm @ericahayes)
6) Subscribe to newsletter as (jacabur1)
7) Posted Contest on my Facebook profile: http://www.facebook.com/jacabur?ref=profile
Posted Link on my Blog at:http://jacaburintexas.blogspot.com/

Jackie B Central Texas
jacabur2008ATgmailDOTcom
(Anonymous)
Dec. 20th, 2009 02:46 am (UTC)
Thanks for the contest!
1) I RT'd (I hope I did it right, bit of a twidiot here. I don't have a clue what I'm doing there)
3) Tweeted the short story (again, twidiot...)
5) Following you on twitter (I figured that part out okay!)
6) Already a follower since that is how I found out about the contest :)
7) I don't have a blog so I "stumbled" you at http://www.stumbleupon.com/stumbler/mishme/

I also posted it on Goodreads at http://www.goodreads.com/event/show/65328-six-shady-days-of-christmas

Thanks for the contest. I really look forward to trying this book

MichelleK
mishcara at gmail dot com
(Anonymous)
Dec. 20th, 2009 02:46 am (UTC)
NETWORKING IS GOOD!
You are being put into Larissa Ione & Steph Tyler's Forum so ppl can see this great comp. I have to admit an ARC is a to die for prize. Considering SHADOWFAE and what it gave us well SHADOWGLASS has to be exceptional.

Oh yeah you also appear on LIST slideshow with your deets so anyone passing thru can check you out. Love the summer bit! hehe

Hugs
Lo

(Anonymous)
Dec. 20th, 2009 02:53 am (UTC)
Re: NETWORKING IS GOOD!
My apologies I left out I tweeted. Hope I did that right.
Also I am already subscribed to your newsletter
Here is the link for LIST

http://list.forumotion.com/cinful-thoughts-chat-news-from-your-fave-authors-f4/erica-hayesyowzareview-now-available-t205-135.htm#17949

Here you are you on the slideshow
http://list.forumotion.com/forum.htm

Same Lo person again...lol

LO
angel28140
Dec. 20th, 2009 03:08 am (UTC)
I can not wait to read Shadowglass.

I friended you on LJ and twitter (@LisaMBasso) and signed up for your newsletter on yahoo groups.
(Anonymous)
Dec. 20th, 2009 03:32 am (UTC)
great giveaway

tweeted the giveaway http://twitter.com/elaing8/status/6848959546

tweeted about Hellcursed http://twitter.com/elaing8/status/6849029029

follow you on twitter @elaing8

subscribe to newsletter

Elaine G
elaing8(at)aim(dot)com
mamma_d
Dec. 20th, 2009 03:40 am (UTC)
I liked your short story and I am looking forward to reading Shadowfae.

I am a friend here on live journal, and on twitter. I twitted about the contest and short story. @mamma_d77

jaguarflower(at)yahoo(dot)com

Thanks
Deana
ext_219229
Dec. 20th, 2009 04:05 am (UTC)
It is snowing here and freezes up till -10, yesterday night I walked the dogs and hubby and i came back with frozen ears and noses. Ah the bliss of winter *grin*

Ever since I read the short story Hellcursed I want more of this world so I'm raising my hand for the giveaway :D
tezmillertm
Dec. 20th, 2009 04:51 am (UTC)
Your cat loved it? Did the book smell like tuna? ;-)
(Anonymous)
Dec. 20th, 2009 07:28 am (UTC)
Woot want muchly!
Would it be wrong to start blogging just to enter competitions???
;)

But am re-tweeting on twipper
Edie
ext_205051
Dec. 20th, 2009 10:25 am (UTC)
Hey Erica! I tweeted and blogged about your fab contest!!

Christina
(Anonymous)
Dec. 20th, 2009 11:54 am (UTC)
I was lucky to already win Shadowfae - loved it!!! Already blogged about it (obviously don't need another book lol!)
(Anonymous)
Dec. 20th, 2009 03:46 pm (UTC)
Hey Ericia,
I will be blogging about your comp. I'm just dying to read some of your work. lol..

Suz :)
http://suzanne-brandyn.blogspot.com
bookworminginthe21stcentury.com
Dec. 20th, 2009 04:17 pm (UTC)
Following you on twitter @bookgoil
Subscribing to the newsletter

Thanks!

Kristen
dragonzgoil at gmail dot com
alebodden11
Dec. 20th, 2009 06:41 pm (UTC)
AWESOME!
I would love to chosen, especially last! So Excited :-P

1. I retweeted your blog (@alebodden11)
2. Mentioned the contest on my blog (http://alebodden11.livejournal.com/29228.html)
3. I read the story! Blogged about it, and tweeted the link ( http://alebodden11.livejournal.com/29228.html and @alebodden11 on twitter)
4. Friend on LJ
5. Subscribing to newsletter
alebodden11
Dec. 20th, 2009 06:44 pm (UTC)
Re: AWESOME!
Oh-
Name: Alejandra
email: ale_bodden11 (at) hotmail (dot) com
rkcharron
Dec. 20th, 2009 09:23 pm (UTC)
Hi Erica :)
What a glorious contest!
I'd love to win.
I'll be back when I've done the other 6 things...
Merry Christmas!
Rob
beleth22
Dec. 20th, 2009 09:30 pm (UTC)
I would love to read this :D!
I follow you on twitter (@beleth22) and re-tweeted your entry
I friended you on LJ
I suscribed to the newsletter (battyaboutbats at gmail.com)
Added it to the rightsidebar of my blog http://beldevoradoradelibros.blogspot.com/
Thanks ^^!
heidi330
Dec. 20th, 2009 11:05 pm (UTC)
Contest
I loved your Hellcursed. Wonderful story I can't wait to finish it.
Leaving comment
I'm going to link this to my facebook,www.facebook.com/heidi330
blog on LJ
will come back and give you the link.
friend U on LJ
scribe to newsletter, but i think I do get it thats how I found out about this contest
Thanks
Happy Holidays!!!! I could sure use that beach right now!!!
heidi330
Dec. 20th, 2009 11:14 pm (UTC)
contest
here my link to LJ
www.heidi330.livejournal.com
Thanks
Heidi
(Anonymous)
Dec. 21st, 2009 12:12 am (UTC)
1) I re-tweeted your contest @sparima from your original tweet.
3) Read your short story and tweeted about it: http://twitter.com/Sparima/status/6875716813
5) Follow you on twitter (@sparima)

Spav : spav05@gmail.com
(Anonymous)
Dec. 21st, 2009 05:14 am (UTC)
6 shady days of Christmas contest
1)RT'ed the contest
5) Follow u on Twitter (I'm @BellaFranco)
6) Subscribe to newsletter
bells.franco@gmail.com
rkcharron
Dec. 21st, 2009 05:38 am (UTC)
Hi Erica :)
I posted about your giveaway on my blog.
http://rkcharron.blogspot.com
Merry Christmas!
(Anonymous)
Dec. 21st, 2009 08:20 am (UTC)
1.) Tweeted: http://twitter.com/Jullysay/statuses/6887811865

5.) Twitter follower (@Jullysay)

Jenny
jen4777[at]hotmail.com
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