We have a giveaway for THE LAST DAYS OF MAGIC by Mark Tompkins for US residents, courtesy of Penguin Random House.
In addition to the book for the giveaway the winner will receive a promotional tarot card set pictured below. All packaged up in a gold envelope.
What’s even better is this giveaway is attached to the Leap Into Books Giveaway Hop where you can enter other bookish giveaways by linking on the blogs’ titles listed at the bottom of this post. The hop runs from Feb. 28 till March 7 and is hosted by BookHounds.
Here’s more about the book:
What became of magic in the world? Who needed to do away with it, and for what reasons? Drawing on myth, legend, fairy tales, and Biblical mysteries, The Last Days of Magic brilliantly imagines answers to these questions, sweeping us back to a world where humans and magical beings co-exist as they had for centuries.
Aisling, a goddess in human form, was born to rule both domains and—with her twin, Anya—unite the Celts with the powerful faeries of the Middle Kingdom. But within medieval Ireland interests are divided, and far from its shores greater forces are mustering. Both England and Rome have a stake in driving magic from the Emerald Isle. Jordan, the Vatican commander tasked with vanquishing the remnants of otherworldly creatures from a disenchanted Europe, has built a career on such plots. But increasingly he finds himself torn between duty and his desire to understand the magic that has been forbidden.
As kings prepare, exorcists gather, and divisions widen between the warring clans of Ireland, Aisling and Jordan must come to terms with powers given and withheld, while a world that can still foster magic hangs in the balance. Loyalties are tested, betrayals sown, and the coming war will have repercussions that ripple centuries later, in today’s world—and in particular for a young graduate student named Sara Hill.
The Last Days of Magic introduces us to unforgettable characters who grapple with quests for power, human frailty, and the longing for knowledge that has been made taboo. Mark Tompkins has crafted a remarkable tale—a feat of world-building that poses astonishing and resonant answers to epic questions.
Hardcover | Viking | Mar 01, 2016 | 400 Pages
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