BOOK GIVEAWAY THE NIGHT GARDENER BY GEORGE PELECANOS

Saturday, June 13, 2009

Thanks to Hachette publishing I have 5 copies of this book to giveaway. This is open to U.S. and Canada residents only, and no P.O. boxes. To enter just leave a comment along with your e-mail address. IF YOU DO NOT LEAVE ME A E-MAIL ADDRESS, YOUR NICKNAME FROM FR OR ANOTHER NETWORKING SITE YOUR COMMENT WILL BE DELETED! To receive an extra entry follow me on Twitter - AndiNewberry - follow my blog - leave an extra entry for each. If you already follow me let me know in your comment. : )

This giveaway will start today, Saturday June 13th and run through Wednesday June 24th when I will use a randomizer and pull five winners. The winners will have 48 hours to get me their mailing information or I will choose another winner(s). GOOD LUCK!!!!
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Starred Review. Pelecanos (Drama City) delivers a dignified, character-driven epic that succeeds as both literary novel and page-turner. In 1985, the body of a 14-year-old girl turns up in a Washington, D.C., park, the latest in a series of murders by a killer the media dub "The Night Gardener." T.C. Cook, the aging detective on the case, works with a quiet, almost monomaniacal, focus. Also involved are two young uniformed cops, Gus Ramone, who's diligent, conscientious and unimpressed by heroics, and Dan "Doc" Holiday, an adrenaline junkie who's decidedly less straight.

Fast forward 20 years. Detective Ramone, now married with kids of his own, investigates the murder of one of his teenage son's friends. The homicide closely resembles the earlier unsolved Night Gardener murders. Holiday, now an alcoholic chauffeur and bodyguard, follows the case on his own and tracks down Cook, long retired but still obsessed with the original murders. While the three work together toward a suspenseful ending, Pelecanos emphasizes the fallacy of "solving" a murder and explores the ripple effects of violent crime on society.

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This sounds very good.
Harley on FR
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This sounds like a good book. Thanks for the opportunity to win a copy!

JoanneR/Joanne FR

oh sounds good! hope I win a copy

hugbandit7 on FR

I live near DC and love reading books that incorporate places that I know. It really does make the story come more to life for me.
DMBuffy on FR
Dayna

this one sounds awesome..thanks for the chance to win..mama1skyjax@ FR

Hi! Sounds like a intriguing book to read. Thanks for doing this giveaway.

:)

ConnieJ at FR

i love this author!
kdk/katherine at fr
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thanks1

Wow I would love to read this book count me in!
Carla
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One of my favorite authors! And a book I have been planning to read this summer. Thanks for the chance.

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This, too, is a new author for me. Please put me in the giveaway. Thank you.

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Please enter me :)

lavery328 at yahoo dot com

This book sounds really interesting! Great contest! =)

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