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Giveaway: The Monstrumologist and The Curse of the Wendigo

Rick Yancey is the author of the award winning Monstrumologist series.  The first two books in the series, The Monstrumologist and The Curse of the Wendigo, have already been released.

Click on the links to read chapter 1 from The Monstrumologist and The Curse of the Wendigo. Also, please be sure to check out The Monstrumologist website for more details.

Many thanks to the lovely team over at Simon & Schuster for hosting this giveaway.  I have 2 copies of The Monstrumologist and The Curse of the Wendigo to giveaway.  As always, details are at the end of the post.

You can visit Rick around the web here: Website | Twitter | Facebook

Author Bio:

Rick Yancey is the author of The Monstrumologist series (Book #1 of which won the Michael L. Printz Honor Award in 2010) as well as the critically acclaimed series Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp. He has also written several novels for adults including The Highly Effective Detective and A Burning in Homeland. He earned a BA in English from Roosevelt University in Chicago, and worked as a field officer for the Internal Revenue Service before turning to writing full time in 2004. Rick lives in Florida with his wife Sandy, three sons, two dogs and one lizard.

Synopsis (Product Description):

These are the secrets I have kept. This is the trust I never betrayed. But he is dead now and has been for nearly ninety years, the one who gave me his trust, the one for whom I kept these secrets. The one who saved me . . . and the one who cursed me.

So starts the diary of Will Henry, orphan and assistant to a doctor with a most unusual specialty: monster hunting. In the short time he has lived with the doctor, Will has grown accustomed to his late night callers and dangerous business. But when one visitor comes with the body of a young girl and the monster that was eating her, Will’s world is about to change forever. The doctor has discovered a baby Anthropophagus—a headless monster that feeds through a mouth in its chest—and it signals a growing number of Anthropophagi. Now, Will and the doctor must face the horror threatening to overtake and consume our world before it is too late.

Synopsis (Product Description):

While attempting to disprove that Homo vampiris, the vampire, could exist, Dr. Warthrop is asked by his former fiancé to rescue her husband from the Wendigo, a creature that starves even as it gorges itself on human flesh, which has snatched him in the Canadian wilderness. Although Warthrop also considers the Wendigo to be fictitious, he relents and rescues her husband from death and starvation, and then sees the man transform into a Wendigo. Can the doctor and Will Henry hunt down the ultimate predator, who, like the legendary vampire, is neither living nor dead, whose hunger for human flesh is never satisfied? This second book in The Monstrumologist series explores the line between myth and reality, love and hate, genius and madness.

GIVEAWAY GUIDELINES:

Two lucky commentators will have a chance to win a copy of The Monstrumologist and The Curse of the Wendigo.

1. Giveaway is open to US and Canada only.

2. Giveaway ends Tuesday, November 23rd at 11:59 PM EST.

3. The winner will be picked with the help of Random.org.


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4 Responses to “Giveaway: The Monstrumologist and The Curse of the Wendigo

  1. AyleeNo Gravatar
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    Ugh, these book sound disgusting and terrifying at the same time. Yeah, I’m totally into it :)

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  2. JulieNo Gravatar
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    Great giveaway! These sound fantastic!

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  3. DeeNo Gravatar
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    I have been reading about this book and am getting excited about reading it and perhaps donating a copy to the school library :)

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  4. OrchidNo Gravatar
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    Ooh, these sounds disturbingly good. Thanks for the great contest. ^_^

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