Saturday, December 20, 2014

Giveaway: HALF-RESURRECTION BLUES by Daniel Jose Older and Midwinter’s Eve Giveaway Hop

Half-Resurrection Blues - Daniel Jose Older

We have two copies of HALF-RESURRECTION BLUES by Daniel Jose Older up for giveaway for US addresses. It’s attached to the Midwinter’s Eve Giveaway Hop in celebration of the season. You will find more about the hop at the bottom of this page.

HALF-RESURRECTION BLUES is urban fantasy which includes a diverse set or characters.


Here’s more about the book:

Carlos Delacruz is one of the New York Council of the Dead’s most unusual agents—an inbetweener, partially resurrected from a death he barely recalls suffering, after a life that’s missing from his memory. He thinks he is one of a kind—until he encounters other entities walking the fine line between life and death.

One inbetweener is a sorcerer. He’s summoned a horde of implike ngks capable of eliminating spirits, and they’re spreading through the city like a plague. They’ve already taken out some of NYCOD’s finest, leaving Carlos desperate to stop their master before he opens up the entrada to the Underworld—which would destroy the balance between the living and the dead.

But in uncovering this man’s identity, Carlos confronts the truth of his own life—and death.…

Mass Market Paperback | 336  Pages | 6 Jan 2015 | NAL | Adult

DANIEL JOSE OLDER is the author of HALF-RESURRECTION BLUES (book one of the Bone Street Rumba urban fantasy series from Penguin's Roc Books) and the upcoming Young Adult novel Shadowshaper (Scholastic's Arthur A. Levine Books, 2015). Publishers Weekly hailed him as a "rising star of the genre" after the publication of his debut ghost noir collection, Salsa Nocturna. He co-edited the anthology Long Hidden: Speculative Fiction from the Margins of History and guest edited the music issue of Crossed Genres. His short stories and essays have appeared in Tor.com, Salon, BuzzFeed, the New Haven Review, PANK, Apex and Strange Horizons and the anthologies Subversion and Mothership: Tales Of Afrofuturism And Beyond. Daniel's band Ghost Star gigs regularly around New York and he facilitates workshops on storytelling from an anti-oppressive power analysis. You can find his thoughts on writing, read dispatches from his decade-long career as an NYC paramedic and hear his music at ghoststar.net/, on youtube and @djolder on twitter.


midwinter hop

This giveaway is part of the Midwinter’s Eve Giveaway Hop which runs from December 21st to 31st. It’s hosted by Bookhounds and I Am A Reader Not A Writer. To access their blogs please see the top two listings within the linked blogs for the hop below. Or access Bookhounds’ blog by clicking on the badge to the right. To enter more giveaways at other blogs, link on the listed blogs in the linky below.

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3 comments:

E.J. Stevens said...

This book looks fantastic, and wasn't on my book radar until now. Thank you for the giveaway! Hop on over to my Midwinter's Eve Giveaway at From the Shadows for a chance to win a book and more. Happy holidays. :)

Mary BookHounds Jacobs said...

Thanks so much for participating!

Shellie Nunn said...

Thank you EJ! Good luck in the contest.


Mary -
Thank you for all your work with this hop!

Happy holidays to you both!

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