Sunday, January 9, 2011

PART TWO-BAFFLING BINGO BLOGIVERSARY MYSTERY TRILOGY GIVEAWAY

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GIVEAWAY ENDED
A CHELSEA CAIN 
MYSTERY TRILOGY
HEARTSICK
SWEETHEART
EVIL AT HEART
ABOUT HEARTSICK:

Damaged Portland detective Archie Sheridan spent ten years tracking Gretchen Lowell, a beautiful serial killer, but in the end she was the one who caught him. Two years ago, Gretchen kidnapped Archie and tortured him for ten days, but instead of killing him, she mysteriously decided to let him go. She turned herself in, and now Gretchen has been locked away for the rest of her life, while Archie is in a prison of another kind---addicted to pain pills, unable to return to his old life, powerless to get those ten horrific days off his mind. Archie’s a different person, his estranged wife says, and he knows she’s right. He continues to visit Gretchen in prison once a week, saying that only he can get her to confess as to the whereabouts of more of her victims, but even he knows the truth---he can’t stay away.

When another killer begins snatching teenage girls off the streets of Portland, Archie has to pull himself together enough to lead the new task force investigating the murders. A hungry young newspaper reporter, Susan Ward, begins profiling Archie and the investigation, which sparks a deadly game between Archie, Susan, the new killer, and even Gretchen. They need to catch a killer, and maybe somehow then Archie can free himself from Gretchen, once and for all. Either way, Heartsick makes for one of the most extraordinary suspense debuts in recent memory.
ABOUT SWEETHEART:
Portland detective Archie Sheridan, the former head of the Beauty Killer Task Force, hunted Gretchen Lowell for years before she kidnapped him, tortured him, and then let him go. Now that she is behind bars, Archie is finally piecing his life back together. He’s returned home to his ex-wife and their two children. But no matter how hard Archie tries, he just can’t stop thinking about Gretchen…

When the body of a young woman is discovered in Forest Park, Archie is reminded of the first corpse he discovered there a decade ago: it turned out to be the Beauty Killer’s first victim, and Archie’s first case. Then, the unthinkable happens: Gretchen escapes from prison, and once the news breaks, all of Portland goes on high alert…but secretly, Archie is relieved. He knows he’s the only one who can capture Gretchen—and now he has a plan to get out from under her thumb once and for all. Even if it means becoming her last victim…

ABOUT EVIL AT HEART:

Chelsea Cain’s novels featuring Portland detective Archie Sheridan and serial killer Gretchen Lowell have captivated fans through two New York Times bestselling entries,Heartsick and Sweetheart.

And Gretchen Lowell is still on the loose. These days, she’s more of a cause célèbre than a feared killer, thanks to sensationalist news coverage that has made her a star. Her face graces magazine covers and there have been sightings of her around the world. Most shocking of all, Portland Herald reporter Susan Ward has uncovered a bizarre fan club that celebrates the number of days she’s been free.

Archie Sheridan hunted Gretchen for a decade, and after his last ploy to catch her went spectacularly wrong, he remains hospitalized months later. When they last spoke, they entered a détente of sorts—Archie agreed not to kill himself if she agreed not to kill anyone else. But when a new body is found accompanied by Gretchen’s trademark heart, all bets are off and Archie is forced back into action. Has the Beauty Killer returned to her gruesome ways, or has the cult surrounding her created a whole new evil?

With Evil at Heart, Chelsea Cain­ is in top form. Delivering heart-stopping thrills and chills, she is an unmatched master of suspense.
 

ABOUT AUTHOR CHELSEA CAIN:

CHELSEA CAIN was born in 1972, lived the first few years of her life on a hippie commune in Iowa, and grew up in Bellingham, Washington.

Her first novel featuring Detective Archie Sheridan and serial killer Gretchen Lowell, HEARTSICK, was a New York Times bestseller in both hardcover and paperback and has been translated into over 20 languages.  SWEETHEART and EVIL AT HEART, the second and third in the series, respectively, are also NYT bestsellers. 


Chelsea is a former columnist for The Oregonian, and a regular contributor to The New York Times Book Review.

Her other books include:

  • DHARMA GIRL: A Road Trip Across the American Generations (Seal Press)
  • THE HIPPIE HANDBOOK (Chronicle Books)
  • CONFESSIONS OF A TEEN SLEUTH (Bloomsbury) 
  • DOES THIS CAPE MAKE ME LOOK FAT? Pop Psychology for Superheroes (Chronicle Books)
She lives in Portland, Oregon, with her family.
  
GIVEAWAY
AS PART OF THE BLOGIVERSARY, I CHOSE
TO HIGHLIGHT MY BAFFLING BINGO MYSTERY
THURSDAYS WITH THIS TRILOGY BY CHELSEA
CAIN. I HAVE ONE BRAND NEW HARDBACK SET 
THAT INCLUDES ALL 3 BOOKS THAT I AM 
PERSONALLY GIVING AWAY
 
--U.S. AND CANADIAN RESIDENTS ONLY
--NO P. O. BOXES, PLEASE
--INCLUDE EMAIL ADDRESS IN COMMENT
--ALL ENTRIES/COMMENTS MUST BE
SEPARATE IN ORDER TO COUNT
AS MORE THAN ONE ENTRY

HOW TO ENTER:

+1 ENTRY:
COMMENT ON WHICH OF THE THREE BOOKS ABOVE YOU THINK YOU WOULD LIKE THE BEST IF YOU HAD TO CHOOSE OR EVEN AFTER YOU HAD READ THEM ALL

+1 MORE ENTRY:
BLOG OR TWEET ABOUT THIS GIVEAWAY AND LEAVE A LINK I CAN FOLLOW IN THE ENTRY


+1 MORE ENTRY: COMMENT ON ONE MYSTERY BOOK BY ANOTHER AUTHOR THAT YOU HAVE READ AND WOULD RECOMMEND TO OTHERS TO READ.

GIVEAWAY ENDS AT
6 PM, EST, JANUARY 30!
  GOOD LUCK!

120 comments:

Pamela Keener said...

This is a new to me author and series. It has an interesting yet frightening premise. A woman serial killer who has her claws in Archie's psyche. I'd have to read them in order.
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Pamela Keener said...

I'd have to recommend Tami Hoag "Guilty As Sin" or Nancy Taylor Rosenberg's "Abuse of Power"
both are really good reads that after all these years I still remember them as good.
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Pam
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Pamela Keener said...

I tweeted this giveaway.
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CMash said...

Happy Blogiversary!!
Evil At Heart sounds bone chilling and fast paced. Please enter me.
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petite said...

I would like to read Evil At Heart since this author is someone new for me. rojosho(at)hotmail(dot)com

CMash said...

Just finished reading "Tick Tock by James Patterson
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petite said...

I enjoy reading Deborah Crombie mystery books which are thrilling and well written. rojosho(at)hotmail(dot)com

Bookventures said...

Happy Blogiversary to you. This series definitely sounds like a lot of fun. And what a twist. You never read about women serial killers. Please enter me in this giveaway.

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traveler said...

I would read Sweetheart. This is quite a departure for me but worth exploring. saubleb(at)gmail(dot)com

traveler said...

A book that I consider memorable is Scare The Light Away by Vicki Delany. I also enjoy reading Scared to Death by Wendy Corsi Staub. saubleb(at)gmail(dot)com

CarolNWong said...

Since I have already won the book titled 'Casting About', I would only want 'Spinning Forward'.

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CarolNWong said...

I tweeted:

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captainliss40 said...

I think I would like any of them, but probably Evil at Heart. captainliss40(at)gmail(dot)com

Steve Capell said...

Without a doubt “HeartSick” seems like the one that has captured my attention. I spent five years doing prison ministries at Lansing, KS correction institute. I am amazed at the number of inmates that followers have that write to them on a regular basis. When I read that Archie visited Gretchen on regular basis because he can’t stay away seems really plausible to me. My goal in visiting the inmates was to be matched with another male inmate under the M2W2 program where two males or two females were matched usually within a one to two year timeframe for the inmate to be released from prison with the idea that you can bring to light how one should live their life in society. Three of the five men that I worked with accepted Christ during this time so when I read this review it brought back those memories of the meetings that took place every week at Lansing, KS. Her other two books also sound intriguing but “HeartSick” really is the one that captured my attention.

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Lisa R/alterlisa said...

Oh, I'd definitely start with Heartsick. Never, never start a series anywhere other than with book 1.

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Lisa R/alterlisa said...

Mary Higgins Clark's "Loves Music, Loves to Dance" was awesome. I had run out of books while vacationing in Myrtle Beach and picked this one up when we stopped for gas. Four hours later as we neared home, I closed the book and the very next day went to the library to check out everything she had written. I loved how she kept me guessing and how she built suspense.

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Karen said...

I thin I'd like HeartSick the most, it sounds intriguing!

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Karen said...

I'd recommend the classic Agatha Christie books, especially And Then There were None!

MRWriter said...

I think "Sweetheart" sounds the most intriguing of the trilogy.

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MRWriter said...

I'd recommend William Tapply's last mystery novel "The Nomination"

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PoCoKat said...

New author...would like to start at the beginning of the series.

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PoCoKat said...

I would recommend any book by Lee Child...loved his latest Worth Dying For.

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rubynreba said...

I would pick Sweetheart. Happy Blogiversary!
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rubynreba said...

I liked Postcard Killers by James Patterson.
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samantha35 said...

love to read heartsick to see how it all starts!

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Elizabeth said...

New Author to me too...sounds good.

Congrats on your Blogversary and thanks for the giveaway.

Elizabeth

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CarolNWong said...

I am very sorry. When I posted the first two postings, I was getting some bad news about someone and didn't pay attention to the title of the page. Please disregard the two previous postings.

I haven't read anything by this author before. I would like to read 'Heartsick" because the detective had already spent ten years tracking the suspect.


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CarolNWong said...

I tweeted:

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http://bookinwithbingo.blogspot.com/ See this link for giveaway of "Heartsick', 'Sweetheart' and 'Evil at Heart'.

CarolNWong said...

There are two mysteries that I would like to recommend by newcomer authors. Both are very well written and hard to put down.

1. 'The Insider' by Reece Hirsch
It involved the Russian Mafia
in San Francisco and insider
trading. Attorney Hirsch is
expert in privacy and security
comes out in his book.

2. 'Buying Time' by Pamela Samuels
Young. She is also an
attorney and is on the
Board of Directors for the
Southern California Chapter
of Mystery Writers of
America.

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scottsgal said...

I haven't read this author so I'd love to start at the beginning with this series
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scottsgal said...

I enjoy mysteries from Carole Higgins Clark and James patterson
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Anonymous said...

I recommend Laura Lippman's To the Power of Three.

Happy Blogiversary!

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Natalie W said...

I love her books!! I definitely would love to read Heartsick.
Happy blogoversary!
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holdenj said...

I guess I would start with Heartsick! Thanks!
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Natalie W said...

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holdenj said...

I have been recommending Alan Bradley's Flavia DeLuce mysteries lately (Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie is the first one).
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Natalie W said...

Linda Castillo's murder mystery's are really good, the last one I read was Pray For Silence.
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Bethie said...

Happy Blogoversary!! I love the cover of Evil at Heart. I find it very spooky.

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Bethie said...

Charlaine Harris has a mystery series that I love. The Shakespeare series is not as well know as her Southern Vampire Series.

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Charleydog said...

I would choose "Heartsick" since it seems to be the first book in the series and I always like to read an author's books in chronological order.

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misskallie2000 said...

I like to read a series in order so I would choose Heart Sick. All three are going to be great mystery stories and looking foreward to reading. Thanks for the opportunity to enter.

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misskallie2000 said...

I love Fern Michales Sisterhood Series and this is one I would highly recomend.

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moonsword said...

"Heart Sick" would be the place to start...sounds like a riveting series!

moonsword said...

I'd recommend "A Bad Day for Sorry" by Sophie Littlefield. Engaging storyline with a brassy but likable heroine.

sos said...

This is a series I haven't read.
I would choose evil at heart

Linda Kish said...

I think I would prefer Heartsick because I'd like to start with the first in the series and get to know the characters more fully.

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Linda Kish said...

I enjoy James Patterson and all of his Alex Cross books.

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hendy said...

I would definitely pick Heart Sick-what a fascinating plot. First off you don't read much about female serial killers and the dynamic between her and Archie seems very twisted and interesting.
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hendy said...

My favorite mystery books are the true crime books by Ann Rule.
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missreneer said...

I would have to start with Heart Sick. These look so good. Thanks for the great giveaway!

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Maureen said...

I would pick Heartsick since it begins the series.
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Maureen said...

I would recommend Live to Tell by LIsa Gardner.
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debbie said...

I would like to read heartsick, since it is the first in the series. This is a new author to me, and it sounds really good.
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debbie said...

I like john hart's the last child. I thought it was really good.
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Angie said...

I would like to try Heartsick. I'm intrigues with the idea of a female serial killer.

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Angie said...

I would recommend The Boneman's Daughters by Ted Dekkar.

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Tore said...

I have never read any of those books but I would like to. I like mysteries. Please enter me in contest. Tore923@aol.com

Sarah said...

I'd pick Heartsick since I like to read in sequence.

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Anonymous said...

I would like "Heart Sick" the best because it's the first of the series and would set the tone for all the rest.

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Connie said...

Hi! I haven't read this author's books to my knowledge. If I had to pick just one,I would pick "Sweetheart" because it sounded the most interesting to me. Thanks for a cool giveaway! :)

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bison61 said...

I'd like to read SWEETHEART-sounds so good

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CherylS22 said...

I think I'd probably enjoy 'Heart Sick' the most because it kicks off the series of books.

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

I would recommend "Kill For Me" by Karen Rose.

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Commchick said...

Would love to read the first book to get the gyst of everything that happens in the others.

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Commchick said...

James Patterson has some great novels as well as Mary Higgins Clark

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allisonsbj3 said...

I'd love to read Sweetheart.

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allisonsbj3 said...

I love the Alex Cross mysteries by James Patterson.

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Margie said...

I'd like to read Heartsick. The plot sounds intriguing, and I always like to start witht the first book in the series.
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Margie said...

I'm currently reading The Inner Circle by Brad Meltzer. Really enjoying it, a fun read. It reminds me of National Treasure .. with a secret book, a mystery in the Pentagon, and a possible murder.
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Melanie L said...

I would want to read Heartsick since I think that is the first book and I'd want to read them in order.
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Melanie L said...

A good mystery I would recommend is Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane.
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Christine H said...

This series sounds very good!! I'd have to start in order. So I say the first, but I'd love to read the final book in the series because I need closer on it. lol

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Christine H said...

I don't read a lot of mystery. But something close to it. I do love the Sookie Stackhouse series.

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Shirley said...

I'd have to start with the first, but I'd probably like the last book if it's the finale. lol
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Shirley said...

I just read To Have and to Kill: A Wedding Cake Mystery a Mary Higgins Clark novel
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Tina said...

I'd pick the first book, Have to read that one to read the rest.

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Meredith said...

I think the first one would be the best because that's where all of the story begins and has the background for the other books.

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Meredith said...

I just read Cryer's Cross by Lisa McMann and it was great!

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Anne said...

Evil at Heart cause it sounds like Archie is getting it back together and I prefer books where the characters aren't too deeply in pain and that sounds like the first two.

I can't pick one, but a recently new to me author is Beverly Connor. I have read all of her Lindsay Chamberlain books in a month and I worked my way through the first 4 Diane Fallon books with a couple more on my TBR pile.

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Anne said...

I can't pick one, but a recently new to me author is Beverly Connor. I have read all of her Lindsay Chamberlain books in a month and I worked my way through the first 4 Diane Fallon books with a couple more on my TBR pile.

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mamabunny13 said...

I would choose Heart sick
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skkorman said...

I read Heartsick and would love to read the other two books in the series!

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Marilu said...

Happy Blogoversary!!

I have never read a book by Chelsea Cain. I have heard great things about Heartsick. Heartsick is the one I would want to win most, as I HAVE to start a series with the first book! I think it would likely be my favourite of the 3!

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Marilu said...

I recently finished a few books that I would recommend. Envy by Sandra Brown, and Mister X by John Lutz. The next is a debut legal thriller, The Insider by Reese Hirsch. It was definitely one of the best thrillers I have read in a long time! I can't wait for him to release another!

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Jasmyn said...

I would have to say I would like the first the best...it's a thing with me and series, I can't enjoy the rest without the first. This series sounds pretty intense.

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Jasmyn said...

I would recommend the Mistress of the Art of Death series by Ariana Franklin. It's a different twist to the historical mystery because the main character is so unique. There are three that I have read already, and I have a fourth waiting for me.

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Khyla said...

Happy Blogiversary to you!!
Evil At Heart sounds bone chilling and fast paced. BUT, I'd definitely start with Heartsick. Never, never start a series anywhere other than with book 1.

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I would recommend "Heartsick"

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