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Giveaway: This Case is Gonna Kill Me by Phillipa Bornikova

Dark Faerie tales is hosting today’s giveaway of Phillipa Bornikova’s debut novel This Case is Gonna Kill Me. This novel follows a unique world that blends law and urban fantasy. Click here to read my review.

Today’s giveaway is provided by Tor Books!

About Phillipa:

Phillipa Bornikova has been the story editor of a major network television series, a horse trainer, and an oil-company executive. She lives in the Southwest.

Learn more about Phillipa on Goodreads.

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This giveaway is provided by Tor Books

One lucky winner will receive a copy of This Case is Gonna Kill Me by Phillipa Bornikova

Available September 4, 2012 from Tor

About this Book:

What happens when The Firm meets Anita Blake? You get the Halls of Power—our modern world, but twisted. Law, finance, the military, and politics are under the sway of long-lived vampires, werewolves, and the elven Alfar. Humans make the best of rule by “the Spooks,” and contend among themselves to affiliate with the powers-that-be, in order to avoid becoming their prey. Very loyal humans are rewarded with power over other women and men. Very lucky humans are selected to join the vampires, werewolves, and elves—or, on occasion, to live at the Seelie Court.

Linnet Ellery is the offspring of an affluent Connecticut family dating back to Colonial times. Fresh out of law school, she’s beginning her career in a powerful New York “white fang” law firm. She has high hopes of eventually making partner.

But strange things keep happening to her. In a workplace where some humans will eventually achieve immense power and centuries of extra lifespan, office politics can be vicious beyond belief. After some initial missteps, she finds herself sidelined and assigned to unpromising cases. Then, for no reason she can see, she becomes the target of repeated, apparently random violent attacks, escaping injury each time through increasingly improbable circumstances. However, there’s apparently more to Linnet Ellery than a little old-money human privilege. More than even she knows. And as she comes to understand this, she’s going to shake up the system like you wouldn’t believe….

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10 Responses to “Giveaway: This Case is Gonna Kill Me by Phillipa Bornikova

  1. erinf1No Gravatar
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    thanks for the great giveaway! I’d say bipartisan political parties :)

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  2. Readsalot81No Gravatar
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    I’d want to know how they divvy up power. Is there an executive branch? Judicial? Legislative?

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  3. wade2121No Gravatar
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    Doing community service and starting a non-profit before getting into politics.

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  4. JasmynNo Gravatar
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    I like the idea of vampire charity organization. Instead of welfare you could have bloodfare or something.

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  5. Viki S.No Gravatar
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    I’d like to see that they actually work within a budget ;).

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  6. Susan S,No Gravatar
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    I’d like to see how them doing charity work

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  7. Melissa (Books and Things)No Gravatar
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    Depends on their position on rare blood types… :D

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  8. CaraNo Gravatar
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    I wonder what type of medial care would be provided? Sun burn policy, stake removal? Head reattachment? lol

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  9. Barbara ElnessNo Gravatar
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    I’d like to see a democratic society, rather than one ruled by the oldest or most powerful.

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  10. bn100No Gravatar
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    the youngest ones get the most say

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