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Giveaway: The Bookman’s Tale by Charlie Lovett

Posted May 8, 2013 by Holly in Giveaways | 10 Comments

Today we’re giving one copy of The Bookman’s Tale by Charlie Lovett away.

Book Cover

Hay-on-Wye, 1995. Peter Byerly isn’t sure what drew him into this particular bookshop. Nine months earlier, the death of his beloved wife, Amanda, had left him shattered. The young antiquarian bookseller relocated from North Carolina to the English countryside, hoping to rediscover the joy he once took in collecting and restoring rare books. But upon opening an eighteenth-century study of Shakespeare forgeries, Peter is shocked when a portrait of Amanda tumbles out of its pages. Of course, it isn’t really her. The watercolor is clearly Victorian. Yet the resemblance is uncanny, and Peter becomes obsessed with learning the picture’s origins.

As he follows the trail back first to the Victorian era and then to Shakespeare’s time, Peter communes with Amanda’s spirit, learns the truth about his own past, and discovers a book that might definitively prove Shakespeare was, indeed, the author of all his plays.

Doesn’t that sound good? Leave a comment for a chance to win. Please note: you must include a valid email address to be eligible. Contest ends: 5/15/13 @ 11:59pm. US only.