The winner of the following competition was Patricia Rantisi who will receive free bookseller distribution for her next book.
We look forward to announcing further competitions throughout 2013.
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Competition - Following competition has now finished and the winner was Patricia Rantisi – Click here to View Feedback from our authors on publishing with FeedARead.com
How To Enter The Competition: simply join FeedARead.com and choose and buy one of the following books. Then, once bought, email a copy of the e-receipt (for example from Amazon if bought there or FeedARead if bought there) to email@example.com. You will be entered into a draw to win the free publishing and bookseller distribution prize. To enter more than one entry you can buy more than one book and email the receipt for that too. Entrants may enter on behalf of others too, for example, if a friend or relative has a book they want to publish. The prize includes free bookseller distribution, normally £88 and two years free annual distribution after the end of the first year, normally £19.99 per annum after the end of the first year. Closing date: Competition now finished. The judges decision will be final and no correspondence entered into on the results. Books will be published by authors via the normal online site submission process which takes authors through the publishing steps.
Enter Now: Choose and buy one of the following books according to your preferred choice. The synopsis for each book and link to buy are beneath the images below. Then, once bought, email a copy of the receipt (for example the e-receipt from Amazon if bought there or FeedARead if bought there) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Wistful Eye - The Tragedy of a Titanic Shipwright Buy on FeedARead Buy on Amazon
By D J Kelly
It is 1910 and fifty-six year old William Henry Kelly, a caulker at Belfast's Queen's Island shipyard, is engaged in building the White Star liner Titanic, when Belle, his beloved wife of 30 years, is brutally murdered. Based on the true story of the author's great grandfather, this is an account of life in Belfast's shipyards and working class districts during the turbulent first quarter of the 20th century. Set against the background of the construction and demise of Belfast's iconic but ill-fated super liner, and the effects of the First World War on industrial and community relations in Belfast, it tells the story of an ordinary but intelligent working man's battle with social injustice and with the demons within himself. This tale of a hard-working man, whose personal tragedy is eclipsed by by that of the doomed ship and her fifteen hundred lost souls, is told with humour, pathos and an affection for the characters.
In the Blood Buy on FeedARead Buy on Amazon
By Steve Robinson
Family history was never supposed to be like this... When American genealogist, Jefferson Tayte, accepted his latest assignment, he had no idea it might kill him. But while murder was never part of the curriculum, he is kidding himself if he thinks he can walk away from this one. Driven by the all-consuming irony of being a genealogist who doesn’t know who his own parents are, Tayte soon finds that the assignment shares a stark similarity to his own struggle. Someone has gone to great lengths to erase an entire family bloodline from recorded history and he’s not going home until he’s found out why. After all, if he’s not good enough to find this family, how can he ever expect to be good enough to someday find his own? Set in Cornwall, England, past and present, Tayte's research centres around the tragic life of a young Cornish girl, a writing box, and the discovery of a dark family secret that he believes will lead him to the family he is looking for. Trouble is, someone else is looking for the same answers and they will stop at nothing to find them.
Legionary Buy on FeedARead Buy on Amazon
By Gordon Doherty
The Roman Empire is crumbling, and a shadow looms in the east... 376 AD: the Eastern Roman Empire is alone against the tide of barbarians swelling on her borders. Emperor Valens juggles the paltry border defences to stave off invasion from the Goths north of the Danube. Meanwhile, in Constantinople, a pact between faith and politics spawns a lethal plot that will bring the dark and massive hordes from the east crashing down on these struggling borders. The fates conspire to see Numerius Vitellius Pavo, enslaved as a boy after the death of his legionary father, thrust into the limitanei, the border legions, just before they are sent to recapture the long-lost eastern Kingdom of Bosporus. He is cast into the jaws of this plot, so twisted that the survival of the entire Roman world hangs in the balance...
ROMAN Buy on FeedARead Buy on Amazon
By K M Ashman
Britannia. The last unconquered stronghold of the Celts and a land of gold and slaves. A dangerous place of men without fear, led by mystical Druid warriors, yet still to face the might of Rome in the unrelenting expansion of the Empire. Four Roman legions have assembled in Gaul undertaking final preparations for the invasion of Britannia and two young men are posted to a training cohort under the sadistic tutorage of battle scarred veteran, Remus. The training is brutal but eventually the trainees find themselves involved in their first campaign, The invasion of Britannia. The legions invade in a frenzy of brutality and one of the defending Celtic warriors is forced to flee the battle to embark on a frantic rescue mission to the isle of Druids, where a young girl is due to be sacrificed. Meanwhile a cohort of legionaries under the command of Remus is tasked with finding the source of the Celtic gold. The Romans find themselves in strange and unfriendly environment and as they close in on their quarry, the fates of all four men become intertwined and a long held secret revealed, culminating in a savage climax that affects the very future of Britannia.
Strategos Buy on FeedARead Buy on Amazon
By Gordon Doherty
When the falcon has flown, the mountain lion will charge from the east, and all Byzantium will quake. Only one man can save the empire . . . the Haga! 1046 AD. The Byzantine Empire teeters on full-blown war with the Seljuk Sultanate. In the borderlands of Eastern Anatolia, a land riven with bloodshed and doubt, young Apion's life is shattered in one swift and brutal Seljuk night raid. Only the benevolence of Mansur, a Seljuk farmer, offers him a second chance of happiness. Yet a hunger for revenge burns in Apion's soul, and he is drawn down a dark path that leads him right into the heart of a conflict that will echo through the ages.
Marius' Mules Buy on FeedARead Buy on Amazon
By S.J.A. Turney
Marius' Mules: The Conquest of Gaul. It is 58 BC and the mighty Tenth Legion, camped in Northern Italy, prepare for the arrival of the most notorious general in Roman history: Julius Caesar. Marcus Falerius Fronto, commander of the Tenth is a career soldier and long-time companion of Caesar's. Despite his desire for the simplicity of the military life, he cannot help but be drawn into intrigue and politics as Caesar engineers a motive to invade the lands of Gaul. Fronto is about to discover that politics can be as dangerous as battle, that old enemies can be trusted more than new friends, and that standing close to such a shining figure as Caesar, even the most ethical of men risk being burned.
Two Old Fools - Olé! Buy on FeedARead Buy on Amazon
By Victoria Twead
Never believe that life in a tiny Spanish mountain village is predictable. Vicky and Joe have finished fixing up their house and look forward to peaceful days enjoying their retirement. Then the fish van arrives, and instead of delivering fresh fish, disgorges the Ufarte family. The peace of El Hoyo is shattered. In this, the second of the Two Old Fools series, Vicky and Joe are catapulted (and ‘cat’ is the operative word) into more bizarre situations and scrapes. Surrounded by the same cast of eccentric characters introduced in 'Chickens, Mules and Two Old Fools', the two old fools muddle through until they are forced into making a life-changing decision. Packed with badly behaved humans and animals, irreverent humour and sunshine, 'Two Old Fools - Olé!' will make you laugh out loud, while the mouth-watering Spanish recipes will have you reaching for your saucepan. “Andalucía as it’s never been done before - a very quirky, funny and enjoyable tale - loved the subtle humour, Olé!” Karen Wheeler, author of 'Tout Sweet: Hanging Up My Heels For A New Life In France.' "I absolutely loved it! Funny, honest and impossible to put down." Justin Aldridge, Eye on Spain
Marius' Mules II: The Belgae Buy on FeedARead Buy on Amazon
By S.J.A. Turney
Marius' Mules II: The Belgae. 57BC. The fearsome Belgae have gathered a great army to oppose Rome, and Fronto and the legions assemble once more to take Caesar's war against the most dangerous tribes in the northern world. While the legions battle the Celts in the fiercest war of Caesar's career, the plots and conspiracies against him, both at Rome and among his own army, become ever deeper and more dangerous.
How To Enter: simply join FeedARead.com and choose and buy one of the above books. Then, once bought, email a copy of the e-receipt (for example from Amazon if bought there or FeedARead if bought there) to email@example.com. You will be entered into a draw to win the free publishing and bookseller distribution prize. For more than one entry you can buy more than one book and email the receipt for that too. The prize includes free bookseller distribution, normally £88 and two years free annual distribution after the end of the first year, normally £19.99 per annum after the end of the first year. Closing date: compeition now finished. The judges decision will be final and no correspondence entered into on the results.