Competition To Win A Bloomsbury Editor Critique of your opening chapters

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Wednesday February 25, 2015 at 2:20pm
The following free-to-enter competition to win a Bloomsbury Editor critique is open until 31st March 2015. The results of our previous competition will be announced by the end of March.

How to Enter: Read a 6 page extract from any FOUR of the books below and answer a question about each of your chosen extracts as detailed below. All nationalities are welcome to enter.   You are also welcome to publish your own book through FeedARead too. 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 31st  March 2015, results announced by the end of the third week of April 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.

Twenty Thirties Woman By Roy Hewetson  View
With a 2030s U.K. Government struggling to avoid return of an International Peace Keeping Force, men die protecting Janet Strate during her successful election campaign to become the South West Regional Chief. A single mother, her attempts to end suppression are challenged by the threat of an internal terrorist takeover.   Buy on Amazon

The Devil and Mrs Baker By The Borderliners    View
Story title - 'The Devil and Mrs Baker' by Sandra Johnson
'Alone in a church, Mrs Baker hears a scream. Suspecting a haunting, ghost hunters and television crews arrive. The vicar discovers that the ‘ghost’ is a trapped cat. But his congregation has tripled and money is pouring in. Should the truth be revealed? The church does need a new steeple.'
         Buy on Amazon

By Terence Dillon    View
Anyone interested in the life of immigrants will be intrigued by Justice. The book captures the implications for them in their adopted country – one integrates, the other fights for a cause. Each sees what he wants to see while the reader decides which one takes the right course.      Buy on Amazon

Death will have his day
by John Wood          View
A wedding in Sherborne Abbey is interrupted when the organist is found murdered. The finger of suspicion is pointed at the mysterious Lady in Blue. Inspector Loveluck uncovers a fraud involving wealthy residents of Sherborne and when the most prominent member of Sherborne society disappears the stakes become terrifyingly high.            Buy on Amazon

Funky Angel By George Zito          View
Funky Angel brings violence, gun crime, drugs and alcohol and angels into a modern fable setting.  Kiely Angel is a plumber by day and a DJ by night; desperate to steer his brother John away from the growing gang wars. A rival gangster called Psycho wants revenge.    Buy on Amazon

The Hidden Truth By Maurice R Hamlin         View
Manslaughter, corruption, humour enduring love is the theme of this autobiography. Showing fun and friendship of growing up in wartime. In the RAF involved with 2 crashes killing 13 aircrew - wrong people blamed and 50 year security notices issued. A successful businessman exposing major DTI corruption. Millionaire to pauper overnight.      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 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 the third week of April 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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