Thursday, September 6, 2012

Giveaway: This Case is Gonna Kill Me ~ by Phillipa Bornikova

this case is gonna kill me

Giveaway for: This Case is Gonna Kill Me ~ by Phillipa Bornikova (Tor; 320 pages; Sep. 2012)

It’s a crime fiction oriented urban fantasy with vampires, werewolves, elves, and fey. And we have one copy for a US or Canadian address courtesy of the publisher!

Here’s the blurb and author bio:

Linnet Ellery, the offspring of an affluent family dating back to Colonial times, is no stranger to the supernatural. Fresh out of law school, she’s beginning her career in a powerful New York “white fang” law firm. She has high hopes of one day making partner. But in a workplace where some humans will eventually achieve immense power and centuries of extra lifespan, office politics can be vicious beyond belief. When she’s assigned to a dead-end case with a dead-end boss, Linnet can only hope that she’ll be able to carve a place for herself within the entrenched hierarchy of the firm.

Then, for no reason that she can see, she become the target of repeated, apparently random violent attacks, escaping injury each time through increasingly improbable circumstances. For some inexplicable reason, her dead-end case is now worth her life. However, there’s 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…

This Case is Gonna Kill Me introduces a new type of heroine to urban fantasy, one who works within the system and not outside it, and uses the power of the law and her personal sense of justice to save the day.

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. This is her first novel.

Just in case you are not sure you can read an excerpt at Macmillan’s website page for This Case is Gonna Kill Me.

Now for the Giveaway!

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Alexia561 said...

Great giveaway! Thank you so much!

Unknown said...

Alexia -
I thought so too, and it's my pleasure! Good luck!!!

Amanda Makepeace said...

I'm intrigued! ;)

Unknown said...

Amanda -
Yes me too, and such a great cover! Good luck!

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