Competition To Win A Bloomsbury Editor Critique of your opening chapters

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Thursday February 5, 2015 at 7:25am

The winner of the following competition was Meriel Brooke. Many Congratulations to Meriel.

The following free-to-enter competition to win a Bloomsbury Editor critique is open until 7th March 2015.

How to Enter: Join the site for free and read a 6 page extract from any FOUR of the books below and answer a question about each of your four chosen extracts as detailed below. All nationalities are welcome to enter. Click here to join 
You are also welcome to publish your own book once joined.
It is free to set up and sell your book as a bookstore quality paperback direct through FeedARead, or £88 to sell through other major online retailers such as Amazon, Barnes and Noble and Waterstones with high royalties for your book.

To read your four chosen extracts, click on the links below and then the button to view the extract, the question for each extract will be at the end of each extract. Then return to the Competition page at the top of the FeedARead homepage and enter your answers to the four questions as outlined below. The winner who answers the questions correctly will be chosen at random from the correct entrants, and will receive a critique for their opening chapters from a Bloomsbury editor. Closing date for entries is 7th March 2015, results announced by end of March 2015.

Click on the following 'View' links for any FOUR of the books below, on each book’s page there is a button to view the extract from the book and the question is at the end of each extract. Then enter your answers on this page as outlined below the extracts links further down this page.

Open Secre
t by Anne Bodman View
Alexa comes from a European country run by a military backed government. While visiting her homeland she finds information belonging to Dorin, a journalist, and the man she was going to marry before he abruptly ended their relationship. The information concerns a murder. She sets out to find the truth. Buy on Amazon

Weatherwood by Rosamond Carter View
‘Why purchase Weatherwood when they knew nothing about it?
It was a life changing decision, and once taken there was no turning back.
The mystery began in 1813 when two women were transported to Australia but wasn’t solved until 200 years later.’   Buy on Amazon

Leaving Gilead by Robert Crompton View
Melanie, shunned by her strict religious family, is determined to get what is rightfully hers and she will expose her father’s guilty secrets along the way. Susan, rejected by the same family a generation earlier, had her own proud secret. Their stories merge when Tom returns to the forest.
Buy on Amazon

The Surveyors by Philip A. Rougier View
“The Surveyors” chronicles a ruthless Chartered Surveyor through seven fast-paced days in an unorthodox practice in Oxford. With a military background and calling on experience in managing his titled family’s vast estate, the protagonist now blends guile with expertise to carve a fiscal fortune from his dubious escapades.  Buy on Amazon

Life with Kenneth Connor View
By Jeremy Connor and Paul Burton
In this new publication, Kenneth Connor’s son, Jeremy Connor, recalls many of the unique experiences that he shared with his much-loved father. At the same time, readers are given an engaging glimpse into life behind-the-scenes on many of the productions Kenneth worked on. With a foreword by Jeffrey Holland, and recollections from many of Kenneth's friends and colleagues, Life with Kenneth Connor offers a fascinating and personal insight into the actor who passed away in November 1993.
Buy on Amazon

By C J Bell View
Flirtations with dark and light; 107 drawings from life. A collection of poems written for their own sake without cause or agenda.
Buy on Amazon

Enter all four answers to the questions for your four chosen extracts in the ‘Comment’ box following 'Leave a Comment’ below, along with your name and email address. Enter all of your answers together as follows in the 'Leave a Comment' box below: The name of the books followed by your answer to the questions about the books. For example: Book Title 1 followed by your Answer. Book Title 2 followed by your answer; Book Title 3 followed by your answer; Book Title 4 followed by your answer; in the 'Leave a Comment' box below for all of the 4 extracts you choose to read.

You do not need to fill out the ‘website’ field below. Your answer and entry details will be entered into the competition when you click the button to submit them below, and will be kept hidden as answers will not be displayed for the purposes of the competition. There is one prize of one critique from a Bloomsbury Editor. The winner of the competition will be chosen at random from the correct entries and that winner's name will be displayed here by the end of March 2015. The winner will receive the Bloomsbury editor critique for up to the first 7,000 words of their novel. The result announced will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.


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