Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Win a signed copy of Prince Lestat!!

I've been fairly quiet on the blogging front the past few weeks, with time for personal reading becoming a rare commodity as I prepare to re-enter the workforce while juggling family, friends, and holidays, but I want to celebrate one of the books that I am extremely excited about with a rare international contest. Thanks to the folks over at Chatto and Windus, the UK subsidiary of the Random House publishing group, I am able to giveaway 1 signed copy of the highly anticipated and newly released Prince Lestat by Anne Rice! 

This contest will remain open until December 25 and I will draw the winner from the comments so please leave a way to contact you should your name be chosen from the magic hat. As mentioned, this contest is open to international shipping and all you need to do is leave a comment. I'd love to chat about your experiences with The Vampire Chronicles, how you started reading Anne Rice, favorite characters, thoughts on the upcoming movie options...you can't win if you don't comment. Good Luck!! ~Anna

The Queen of the Undead is back, with her first Vampire Chronicle in over a decade – marking the return of one of the most popular vampires of all time: Lestat de Lioncourt 

Anne Rice transformed the vampire genre, paving the way for the current vampire craze that has swept both the entertainment and publishing industries. Rice’s first book in The Vampire Chronicles series, Interview with the Vampire, was published almost 40 years ago and made into the Oscar-nominated film of the same name, starring Tom Cruise and Brat Pitt, with a screenplay by Rice. 

Universal and Imagine Entertainment have just acquired the movie rights to all of Anne Rice's bestselling Vampire Chronicles series following the ‘amoral, seductive 18th century nobleman turned vampire, Lestat de Lioncourt’, including the latest novel PRINCE LESTAT. 

Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci - who worked on the Transformers and Star Trek movies together - will produce the films. 

The vampire world is in crisis – their kind has been proliferating out of control and, thanks to technologies undreamed of in previous centuries, they can communicate as never before. Roused from their earth-bound slumber, ancient ones are in thrall to the Voice: which commands that they burn fledgling vampires in cities from Paris to Mumbai, Hong Kong to Kyoto and San Francisco. Immolations, huge massacres, have commenced all over the world. Who – or what – is the Voice? What does it desire, and why?

There is only one vampire, only one blood drinker, truly known to the entire world of the Undead. Will the dazzling hero-wanderer, the dangerous rebel-outlaw Lestat heed the call to unite the Children of Darkness as they face this new twilight? 

Anne Rice’s epic, luxuriant, fiercely ambitious new novel brings together all the worlds and beings of the legendary Vampire Chronicles, from present-day New York and Ancient Egypt to fourth-century Carthage and Renaissance Venice; from Louis de Pointe du Lac; Armand the eternally young; Mekare and Maharet; to Pandora and Flavius; David Talbot, vampire and ultimate fixer from the Secret Talamasca; and Marius, the true child of the Millennia. It also introduces many other seductive supernatural creatures, and heralds significant new blood. 


Vanessa N. said...

Anne Rice is one of my favorite authors. Her books were some of the first ones that really made me love that paranormal genre. This one sounds like another awesome book. Thanks for the giveaway.


Sharon Stogner said...

I had a roommate my senior year in collage (Go Heels!) who read Interview With A Vampire. She suggested I read it and that was all she wrote. I was hooked on genre reading :) Thanks for the chance!
sstogner1 at gmail dot com

Naomi Bellina said...

I remember being amazed when I first read Anne Rice's books. The sexual overtones combined with vampires blew me away. I thought she was changing her focus these days, more religious. I'll be curious to see what Prince Lestat is all about. Thanks for the contest! naomibellina AT live DOT com

Carrie said...

I have loved her since I was a teenager. Great giveaway.

Carolyn H. said...

Before I started reading Anne Rice's works I wasn't really into vampire books (I assumed it was all "Twilight"). A friend of mine who was a big fan of her novels tried to convince me to read The Vampire Armand; though I was reluctant, I decided to do it. That book mesmerized me so much that I bought all the Vampire Chronicles and read them within a few weeks. I would love to read her new book too, Prince Lestat. It sounds very interesting!


Kate said...

The way I discovered the amazing author Anne Rice is by my sister. She has all of the books by this author. I became a fan when I read “The Interview with the Vampire”. The good thing about Anne Rice's novels are you can read them over and over again and never get sick of reading them. :-)

Carrie said...

Have you guys announced the winner yet? xx

Anna (VampChix) said...

I'll announce the winner on Christmas!

Anonymous said...

Who is the winner??