Monday, January 10, 2011

PART FOUR: BLOGIVERSARY ARE YOU LISTENING? AUDIO BOOK GIVEAWAY

BLOGIVERSARY AUDIO BOOK GIVEAWAY
GIVEAWAY ENDED
A SECRET KEPT 
BY TATIANA DeROSNAY
READ BY SIMON VANCE

THE BEST SELLING AUDIO BOOK RETURNS!

ABOUT THE AUDIO BOOK:

This stunning new novel from Tatiana de Rosnay, best selling author of the acclaimed New York Times Sarah’s Key, plumbs the depths of complex family relationships and the power of a past secret to change everything in the present.

It all began with a simple seaside vacation, a brother and sister recapturing their childhood. Antoine Rey thought he had the perfect surprise for his sister Mélanie’s birthday: a weekend by the sea at Noirmoutier Island, where the pair spent many happy childhood summers playing on the beach. It had been too long, Antoine thought, since they’d returned to the island—over thirty years, since their mother died and the family holidays ceased. But the island’s haunting beauty triggers more than happy memories; it reminds Mélanie of something unexpected and deeply disturbing about their last island summer. When, on the drive home to Paris, she finally summons the courage to reveal what she knows to Antoine, her emotions overcome her and she loses control of the car.

Recovering from the accident in a nearby hospital, Mélanie tries to recall what caused her to crash. Antoine encounters an unexpected ally: sexy, streetwise Angèle, a mortician who will teach him new meanings for the words life, love and death. Suddenly, however, the past comes swinging back at both siblings, burdened with a dark truth about their mother, Clarisse.

Trapped in the wake of a shocking family secret shrouded by taboo, Antoine must confront his past and also his troubled relationships with his own children. How well does he really know his mother, his children, even himself? Suddenly fragile on all fronts as a son, a husband, a brother and a father, Antoine Rey will learn the truth about his family and himself the hard way. By turns thrilling, seductive and destructive, with a lingering effect that is bittersweet and redeeming, A Secret Kept is the story of a modern family, the invisible ties that hold it together, and the impact it has throughout life.
TO READ MORE ABOUT THE AUTHOR AND MY REVIEW, YOU CAN GO HERE!
GIVEAWAY
THANKS TO STEPHANIE AND THE GOOD
FOLKS AT MACMILLAN AUDIO BOOKS,
I HAVE FOUR ADVANCED COPIES OF THIS 
BEST SELLING AUDIO BOOK, I HAD OFFERED
LAST SEPTEMBER, TO GIVE AWAY
TO THOSE OF YOU WHO MISSED OUT!

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HOW TO ENTER:

+1 ENTRY: COMMENT ON SOMETHING YOU FOUND INTERESTING ABOUT A SECRET KEPT THAT WOULD MAKE YOU WANT TO WIN THIS AUDIO BOOK

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+1 MORE ENTRY: COMMENT ON ONE BOOK THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO LISTEN TO AS AN AUDIO BOOK
GIVEAWAY ENDS AT
6 PM, EST, JANUARY 30!
GOOD LUCK!

75 comments:

hendy said...

I'm excited to see what family secrets are going to be revealed and how it affects Antoine.
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hendy said...

I would love to see an audiobook giveaway for the 3 Stieg Larson books.
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sos said...

I am curious about the secrets

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Lisa R/alterlisa said...

I'm a nosy person so the word secret makes me interested right off the bat.

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Lisa R/alterlisa said...

Hum, something dark & twisty would be great to listen to, so what about While my Pretty One Sleeps by Mary Higgins Clark

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Denny, Alaska said...

The fact that this book is narrated by Simon Vance is enough to recommend it! Vance is "the voice" who gave life to the Millennium Trilogy by Stieg Larsson.

Thanks for adding my name to your giveaway!

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Denny, Alaska said...

+1 I would like to hear either/both of the James L. Swanson non-fiction books on the Lincoln assassination on audiobook.

Thanks for entering me in your giveaway!

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Angie said...

Aside from the fact that I loved Sarah's Key, I would like to read it to find out what secrets the family is keeping.

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Angie said...

I would like to listen to Peace, Locomotion by Jacqueline Woodson on audio. My friend Sheila at Book Journey highly recommended the audio format on this one!

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debbie said...

I would like to have this, to see what the secret is, and why everyone is hiding it.
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debbie said...

I would like to have the passage by justin cronin on audio book.
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Steve Capell said...

A family secret wrapped up into a mystery sounds perfect to me. The icing on top of the cake is that the narrator for this audio book is Simon Vance. Simon Vance is the narrator of many audio books. I especially enjoyed his narration of all three of Stieg Larsson’s mystery novels: “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” … “The Girl Who Played with Fire” … “The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest”

With fingers crossed I drop my name in your hat! Thanks for the opportunity!

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rubynreba said...

I love secrets! It is amazing what they can do to change life!
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Tore said...

I like learning about family secrets. Please enter me in contest. I would love to win this audio. Tore923@aol.com

petite said...

Thanks for this lovely giveaway. I am captivated with this wonderful book and the characters. rojosho(at)hotmail(dot)com

petite said...

I would enjoy an audio book of Deborah Crombie novels. rojosho(at)hotmail(dot)com

Jo-Jo said...

I love to read and listen to books that deal with a good family secret!
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CarolNWong said...

The family secret in this story must have been very serious and maybe shameful for them to keep so long. It would be very interesting to find out what the secret is and to know what happened after the secret was revealed.

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traveler said...

I enjoy the author's writing so I look forward to this new book. saubleb(at)gmail(dot)com

traveler said...

I would like to listen to the Michael Caine memoir narrated by him.saubleb(at)gmail(dot)com

CarolNWong said...

I tweeted:
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CarolNWong said...

I would love to listen to an audiobook of Kitchen House with different narrators for the different roles.


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Pamela Keener said...

I love to read mysteries and would love to know the secret.
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Pamela Keener said...

I tweeted this giveaway.
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Pamela Keener said...

I really want to listen to "Room" in audio. It has been on my to buy list for awhile as it looks like an intriguing book.
Love & Hugs,
Pam
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Sheila (Bookjourney) said...

I think the whole audio sounds interesting.... the going back... secrets....

good stuff!

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Sheila (Bookjourney) said...

I would love to listen to The Help on audio - I heard it was fantastic!

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Sarah said...

This sounds very intense and mysterious.

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PoCoKat said...

Secrets always make for an interesting storyline.

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PoCoKat said...

I would like to listen to the Glass Rainbow as an audiobook.

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Lori Thomas said...

I`m intrigued to find out what this "secret" could be

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Colleen Turner said...

After reading the synopsis I am so intrigued to find out what the big secret is surrounding their mother! What did she do? Would love to read...and listen...to this one!
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Colleen Turner said...

I would love to listen to one of Maggie O'Farrell's novels as an audiobook. Her writing is so beautiful I think it would sound wonderful!
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Colleen Turner said...

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Colleen Turner said...

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Lori Thomas said...

I`d like to hear Cold Mountain as an audio

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Anonymous said...

My husband's family seems to have many secrets they want to keep---any many of them are hard for me to understand why they should be a secret and wonder if there is something deeper----so maybe this book would shed light on the nature of family secrets for me.

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justpeachy36 said...

I previewed A Secret Kept as one of my Waiting on Wednesday selections and I've wanted to read it ever since.

Please enter me in the giveaway.

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justpeachy36 said...

I would like to listen to anything by James Patterson on audio, he's a favorite of mine.

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Karen said...

The part about haunting memories..I'm curious!

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Christa said...

This audio book sounds intriguing! I want to find out what the deep family secret is and how it affects their lives now. Will the family becoming closer or be torn apart?

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Christa said...

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Christa said...

I would like to listen to Kardashian Konfidential!! lol.

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moonsword said...

I enjoyed your review and learned that the author was voted #8 in Europe's top 10 in 2009.

moonsword said...

I'd like to hear The Shape of Water by Andrea Camilleri as an audio book.

gcpeach17 said...

Oh Boy! I cannot pass this oportunity up! This 'book' has been on my wish list and now that I may be able to win the Audio is very exciting. I love the cover and I love stories about family secrets! Please, enter me and thanks so much for the giveaway.

HAPPY BLOGIVERSARY!!!!!!!!
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gcpeach17 said...

I really want to liston to 'The Room' on audio. I think it would be, maybe not better, but, more intriguing to listen to the chid tell the story.

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catherine said...

Sounds intriguing but a bit disturbing.
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holdenj said...

I loved DeRosnay's other novel and think this would be just as rich and heartwrenching. Thanks for the chance to win!
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holdenj said...

I think it would be wonderful to hear an audio book of a childhood fave, Anne of Green Gables. The story was always so magical and lyrical.
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Linda Kish said...

I want to know the family secrets.

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Linda Kish said...

I'd like to listen to the audiobook of The Confession by John Grisham

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CherylS22 said...

I liked the theme of family secrets that later come back to haunt the family. I would enjoy listening to this book if I won it.

Happy Blogiversary!
Thanks for the giveaway ~
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CherylS22 said...

I would like to listen to "Winter Garden" by Kristin Hannah on an audio book.

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Commchick said...

I found it interesting that a forgotten memory caused the sister to have an accident when she was telling her brother about it, and then she forgot it again.

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Commchick said...

I would love to hear Gone With the Wind or The Thornbirds on audio book

sunshine9 said...

I want to hear how the family secret is revealed and see how the author develops Antoine's reactions to this new information about his family
Leann
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Jo-Jo said...

I blogged about your contest here for another entry.
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Jo-Jo said...

I would also really like to listen to The Wolves of Andover by Kathleen Kent.

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Meredith said...

I'd love to know what secrets came back that caused an accident!

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Meredith said...

I would like to listen to Outlander on audio book.

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Anne said...

The words family secret and dark truth make me want to hear this book.

I would listen to any book on audio at work to help pass the time, especially any of the Sookie Stackhouse books.

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Anne said...

I would listen to any book on audio at work to help pass the time, especially any of the Sookie Stackhouse books.

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misskallie2000 said...

I love stories with mystery, suspense and intrigue and A Secret Kept sounds like this kind of story. I have not read any of this authors books but would love to win this audio tape. Thanks for the opportunity to enter.

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misskallie2000 said...

I like to listen to mystery but also like books with humor on audio books over romance audio.
I would love to hear Cold Dawn by Carla Neggers or her new Kiss the Moon.

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misskallie2000 said...

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Janelle said...

Secrets can be ever so powerful, can't wait to see what this one unravels...
Thanks for a chance to win this wonderful giveaway!
Best wishes,
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Janelle said...

I can't wait to hear the audio of The Heir!
Thanks for a chance to win this wonderful giveaway!
Best wishes,
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Jolee said...

Find it interesting how Melanie has to deal w/ trying to recall how the accident happened. joleehamlin [at] comcast [dot] net

Jolee said...

I think The Grapes of Wrath on audio woudl be a cool listen. joleehamlin [at] comcast [dot] net

edmontonjb said...

I would like to win because I think Angele would be an interesting character being a mortician

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