aprilhenry (aprilhenry) wrote,

Countdown to 1 million: giveaway for Square in the Face

According to Statcounter, I'm just a few thousand clicks away from having one million page loads for my blog.

To celebrate, I'm going to be doing a series of giveaways. The second is for Square in the Face (Claire Montrose Series).

What you can win
A signed paperback of Square in the Face. But it doesn't end there! I will also send you the recipe for the cinnamon rolls that JB makes. This is actually a secret old family recipe that has been blind taste-tested against an award-winning cinnamon roll recipe - and it came out on top!

About the book
When a former coworker and friend urgently needs her help, Claire Montrose agrees to do a little sleuthing. Years ago, Lori gave up her child to a secretive adoption agency. Now Lori's young son is ill, and the doctors say his only hope is a bone marrow transplant from a sibling. Lori talks Claire into finding her long-lost daughter. The closer Claire gets to the truth, the more twisted and perilous the search becomes. Using her wits, charm, and savvy sleuthing skills, she digs up old secrets--but someone is willing to kill to keep them buried.

What the critics said
"Claire's return is chronicled in the engaging 'Square in the Face.'" — The Seattle Times

"This highly readable novel combines questions of medical ethics, confidentiality, compassion, greed and fear. Ms. Henry is an accomplished writer who orchestrates her plot with skill. The story moves briskly to a satisfying—and surprising—conclusion." — The Dallas Morning News

"April Henry is spoiling us. ... Grab Circles in one hand and Square in the other because this is a character you are going to like." — The Washington Times


"The second Claire Montrose mystery is excellent. It's well-written, the characters are fully developed, the plot is fast moving and the mystery is satisfactorily resolved. ... a smoothly accomplished escapist confection." — The Oregonian

"Henry writes an absorbing and at times moving mystery with a lively heroine." — Publishers Weekly

Leave a comment if you want in. You can enter as many of the drawings as you want. I'll be drawing names after I reach my one-millionth page load. If you are not on LiveJournal, then please leave me an email address or I'll have no way to contact you.

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