Saturday, November 19, 2016

Cecilia Ekback - Book Giveaway - Win Two signed Copies

This is the perfect read for winter, so turn up the central heating, wear a thick woolly jumper and fall under the magical spell of both  ‘Wolf Winter' & 'In The Month of the Midnight Sun'.  This giveaway is open worldwide and the winner will receive a copy of each book signed by the author herself. Keep them both for yourself or give to a friend with a personalised inscription. I have read both books and enjoyed both of them immensley and I am not kidding about the wolly jumper either, oh and a bar of chocolate would not go amiss. Good luck everyone and a huge thank you Cecilia for this fabulous giveaway.


There are six homesteads on Blackåsen Mountain.
A day's journey away lies the empty town. It comes to life just once, in winter, when the Church summons her people through the snows. Then, even the oldest enemies will gather.
But now it is summer, and new settlers are come.
It is their two young daughters who find the dead man, not half an hour's walk from their cottage.
The father is away. And whether stubborn, or stupid, or scared for her girls, the mother will not let it rest.
To the wife who is not concerned when her husband does not come home for three days; to the man who laughs when he hears his brother is dead; to the priest who doesn't care; she asks and asks her questions,digging at the secrets of the mountain.
They say a wolf made those wounds. But what wild animal cuts a body so clean?



An orphaned boy brought up to serve the state as a man. A rich young woman incapable of living by the conventions of society. Neither is prepared for the journey into the heat, mystery, violence and disorienting perpetual daylight of the far North.
Stockholm 1856.
Magnus is a geologist. When the Minister sends him to survey the distant but strategically vital Lapland region around Blackasen Mountain, it is a perfect cover for another mission: Magnus must investigate why one of the nomadic Sami people, native to the region, has apparently slaughtered in cold blood a priest, a law officer and a settler in their rectory.
Is there some bigger threat afoot? Blackasen seems to be a place of many secrets.
But the Minister has more than a professional tie to Magnus, and at the last moment, he adds another responsibility. Disgusted by the wayward behaviour of his daughter Lovisa - Magnus's sister-in law - the Minister demands that Magnus take her with him on his arduous journey.
Thus the two unlikely companions must venture out of the sophisticated city, up the coast and across country, to the rough-hewn religion and politics of the settler communities, the mystical, pre-Christian ways of the people who have always lived on this land, and the strange, compelling light of the midnight sun.
For Lovisa and Magnus, nothing can ever be the same again.

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13 comments:

OhioLori said...

Oh my gosh!! I would LOVE to win these books! Thank you for the chance!! :) Would be so tickled..can't think of what I would want your to write..sorry..lol...am excited to just being taking chance to win! :)

Maybe "Merry Christmas Blessings 2016" & sign it...would be Super AWESOME!! (can ya' tell, I LOOOOVE Books!! :)

Chrissie Marshall said...

My fingers are crossed for you OhioLori and yes I am getting the message loud and clear that you love books...:) Good luck for the draw

Andrea Wiener said...

Nothing like a great book to while away the hours on a cold winter morning

Chrissie Marshall said...

Thank you Andrea, and these two books are definitely worth a read.

Jacqui Odell said...

These sound like good books. I only wish I had more time to read.

Chrissie Marshall said...

Thank you Jacqui, well perhaps if you are the winner you will make time to read them, you wont be disappointed. Good luck

Lisa aka @those2girls said...

Sounds like a interesting cast of characters in this storyline

Chrissie Marshall said...

Thank you Lisa and indeed they were very interesting characters

Katia Audrey said...

They do sound pretty exciting, thanks! If I win, I'd like the author to write something inspirational and motivating 😃

Lisa Rios said...

I love reading some interesting books anytime and both these sounds like a good read to try out. The Wolf Winter is the one that got my attention right away and the giveaways is amazing for sure!

Jasmine Watts said...

I love reading books and would love to win these books. Thanks for sharing great giveaway!

Luminous Angel said...

I'd love for Cecilia to write one "To Will" and one "To Wyatt".

Maheshwari Anurag said...

This is such an amazing giveaway.
Thanks for the opportunity.

- Sanjula

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