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Wednesday, March 24, 2010

60 Days of Ted Dekker - The Bride Collector Blog Tour and Giveaway!


The Bride Collector Blog Tour and Special Giveaway!

Ted Dekker has a new book coming out on April 13th, 2010.  You have got to check out his blog here.  It is a great site! This is my first Ted Dekker Book.  I will be reading more.  Please tune in tomorrow (3/26) for my review.   Today we will talk about the book and the author.

About Ted Dekker:
TED DEKKER is a New York Times bestselling author of more than twenty novels with a total of more than 3 million books in print. He is known for thrillers that combine adrenaline-laced plots with incredible confrontations between good and evil.
About the book: (from  Hachette Book Group Web-site) 
FBI Special agent Brad Raines is facing his toughest case yet. A Denver serial killer has killed four beautiful young women, leaving a bridal veil at each crime scene, and he's picking up his pace. Unable to crack the case, Raines appeals for help from a most unusual source: residents of the Center for Wellness and Intelligence, a private psychiatric institution for mentally ill individuals whose are extraordinarily gifted.

It's there that he meets Paradise, a young woman who witnessed her father murder her family and barely escaped his hand. Diagnosed with schizophrenia, Paradise may also have an extrasensory gift: the ability to experience the final moments of a person's life when she touches the dead body.

In a desperate attempt to find the killer, Raines enlists Paradise's help. In an effort to win her trust, he befriends this strange young woman and begins to see in her qualities that most 'sane people' sorely lack. Gradually, he starts to question whether sanity resides outside the hospital walls...or inside.

As the Bride Collector picks up the pace-and volume-of his gruesome crucifixions, the case becomes even more personal to Raines when his friend and colleague, a beautiful young forensic psychologist, becomes the Bride Collector's next target.

The FBI believes that the killer plans to murder seven women. Can Paradise help before it's too late?

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Thank you Hachette Books (Miriam and Henry).  I have five copies of this new book to offer!  As a special offer for followers of this blog I have knitted a little spooky man doll. (see the above photo).  He is the perfect companion while reading this suspenseful, cool, book. Unlike Dexter, he doesn't drool.  If you win, you get the book and the doll. Four others will get the book only.

To enter, leave a comment on this blog with your email. (unless it is available on your profile).  This will get you one entry into my random drawing.  You must follow my blog.  If you don't blog, it is easy to make a quick google account and start following. 

If you want an extra entry, you can tweet, blog or announce this contest. Just do something to ham it up a bit.  Let me know what you have done for the extra entry.  It is okay to sum it all up in one comment.
US and Canada Only.
No P.O. Boxes
You must enter by April 10th.  Winners will be announced on April 13th!!!

Friday March 26th -  Me, My Book and the Couch will continue on the 60 day Blog Tour.  Join the Tour, it is not too late.

Have fun everyone.    Thanks for following and tune in for a my review on Friday.

Disclosure: The spooky doll is made from acrylic and wool, a blend with Poly Fiberfill stuffing.  It is not intended for children under five.  I do have an inside dog so if you have allergies, I warn you that Jack has been exposed to Dexter fiber.   The books are shipped from the publisher.


Wendy said...

What a cute lil guy you knitted! And the book sounds excellent!

Please enter me :)

I'm a follower!

wendyhines (at) hotmail (dot) com

donnas said...

Sounds really good. I am a follower.

Linked - http://donnasbloghome.blogspot.com/2010/03/contests-found-324.html
sidebar - http://donnasbloghome.blogspot.com/
twitter - http://twitter.com/DonnaS1/statuses/11018166550

Thanks for the chance

bacchus76 at myself dot com

Mystica said...

Count me in please and yes I am a follower!


itsJUSTme-wendy said...

Oh! I am such a HUGE Ted Dekker fan! I have read several. I can't believe this is your first. Well, It won't be your last that's for sure. Try reading "Three", that is my personal favorite.
Oh, and the doll - adorable!!!

please enter me - I am a follower.

I will post about this in my next post (Mon.).

rubynreba said...

I am a follower and would love to be entered. Love the little doll you knitted - so cute!

bermudaonion said...

I'd love to be entered, but have to confess that I'd rather have Dexter than the doll, even though the doll is adorable! I subscribe in Google Reader - I hope that counts as a follower - if not, just delete this. milou2ster(at)gmail.com

Diane said...

I would so love to win this book; you are quite talented Toni; very cute.

bibliophilebythesea AT gmail DOT com

Serena said...

no need to enter me, but I did send you an email about National Poetry Month...is April 17 OK?

Also, can you fill out my form with your poetry book title that you plan to recommend?



Crystal said...

I really want to read this one - tried to get in on the blog tour but it filled up really quick. Please enter me - I'm a follower.

I tweeted: http://twitter.com/cfulcher/status/11042133026

fredamans said...

I'm a follower and would love to win this book!


Janel said...

Sounds like a creepy book and I love your little knitted guy!

I'm a follower :)


Jennifer @ Mrs. Q: Book Addict said...

I keep reading about this book, it sounds very interesting. I'll have to put it on my wishlist. I'll be back tomorrow for your review.

Isi and Jas' mom said...

I am a follower!Thanks for the chance!
mstlee2000 @ hotmail.com

skkorman said...

I would love to read this book—please enter me to win!

skkorman AT bellsouth DOT net

Cindy said...

I would love to win a copy of this book. Please include me in the giveaway.


Misusedinnocence said...

What a cool giveaway. Please enter me! I follow.


Marie Nelson said...

Great job on the little guy! I would definitely love to give him a good home. :)

Kelsey said...

I love Ted Dekker's books! please enter me.

I'm already a follower and I tweeted: http://twitter.com/Door2Wonderland/status/11105092791


Luanne said...

What a creepy little guy toni! Of course I'm a follower!

angie said...

This book looks great! I would love to win it. I am a blog follower and I tweeted http://twitter.com/bangersis/status/11120542993
email bangersis(at)msn(dot)com
Thanks for the giveaway!

Aik said...

I'd love to enter! Thanks!

aikychien at yahoo dot com

Aik said...

I tweeted about this giveaway.


aikychien at yahoo dot com

etirv said...

I follow you, please count me in!


julie s said...

I love your knitted doll! Oh, and I love Ted Dekker books, too. :)

Julie S
julstew at gmail dot com

justpeachy36 said...


Please enter me in the giveaway.

Anonymous said...

What a cute doll!!!!
This sounds like a great book.
Please enter me.

Janet Ruth said...

I follow, please count me in. This book sounds great.

alongtheway at telus dot net

Marjorie said...

I have read sooo much about this book that I would like to win and read this book.
I follow by google reader.

cenya2 at hotmail dot com

nfmgirl said...

Please count me in, Spooky Little Man. I follow.


nfmgirl AT gmail DOT com

Misfit Momma aka Missy said...

I'm a new follower !

I'd love to read this book , thanks for the chance !

I also tweeted for the extra entry !


seksi_missy at hotmail dot com

Debbie F said...

Count me in! I really want this book! Thanks

dcf_beth at verizon dot net

Debbie F said...

I'm a follower

dcf_beth at verizon dot net

Sophia Lee said...

I love suspense! Count me in!


Sophia Lee said...

I love suspense! Count me in!


Bookie said...

I've heard great things about this book. Count me in please.



Bethie said...

Dekker is one of those authors that I always wanted to read, but never got around to it. Please count me in. I follow.

liaai0915 at aol dot com

Francine said...

Thanks for the giveaway and I follow.


CherylS22 said...

GFC follower

The man doll is very spooky indeed - fits right in with Dekker's book!
Thanks for the giveaway.

Darcie K. said...

This sounds like a great read. I follow via Google Friend Connect

Jenny Girl said...

You made this guy? he is so cute! Great job Toni! I've never read a Dekker book, so please enter me.
Of course I follow :)

Matthias Roberts said...
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Matthias Roberts said...

Sounds like an awesome book! I just started following your blog =)


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