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[CLOSED] GIVEAWAY: Win a Beach Bag Filled with Thriller Books + More!

Get ready for summer with everything you need for your next beach day—including addicting reads. 

We think we can speak for everyone when we say we're ready for those warmer temperatures to hit. Gear up for your first  outdoor adventure of the season with this great prize pack. Together with Kensington Books, we're giving away a beach bag filled to the brim with everything you'll need, including three thrillers from author Charlie Donlea, a beach ball, beach towel, sunglasses, and ankle bracelet—not to mention the great beach bag! 

If you're ready to hit the beach in style this season, enter your email address for your chance to win this great bag below. One grand prize winner will be chosen to receive this beach bag full of goodies, while four runner ups will each receive a copy of Charlie Donlea's book, The Girl Who Was Taken. 


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About the Books

Buy The Girl Who Was Taken at Amazon

The Girl Who Was Taken

By Charlie Donlea

Two abducted girls—one who returns, one who doesn’t.

The night they go missing, high school seniors Nicole Cutty and Megan McDonald are at a beach party in their small town of Emerson Bay, North Carolina. Police launch a massive search, but hope is almost lost—until Megan escapes from a bunker deep in the woods. . . . A year later, the bestselling account of her ordeal has made Megan a celebrity. It’s a triumphant story, except for one inconvenient detail: Nicole is still missing.

Nicole’s older sister, Livia, a fellow in forensic pathology, expects that one day soon Nicole’s body will be found and her sister’s fate determined. Instead, the first clue comes from another body—that of a young man connected to Nicole’s past. Livia reaches out to Megan to learn more about that fateful night. Other girls have disappeared, and she’s increasingly sure the cases are connected.

Megan knows more than she revealed in her book. Flashes of memory are pointing to something more monstrous than she described. And the deeper she and Livia dig, the more they realize that sometimes true terror lies in finding exactly what you’ve been looking for . . .

The Girl Who Was Taken

By Charlie Donlea

Buy Summit Lake at Amazon

Summit Lake

By Charlie Donlea

No suspects. No persons of interest. Just a girl who was alive one day and dead the next.

Some places seem too beautiful to be touched by horror. Summit Lake, nestled in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, is that kind of place. But two weeks ago, Becca Eckersley, a first-year law student and daughter of a powerful attorney, was brutally murdered there. Now the town is reeling with grief, and the police are baffled.

At first, investigative reporter Kelsey Castle thinks of the assignment as a fluff piece. But the savagery of the crime, and the efforts to keep it quiet, hint at something far more sinister than a random attack by a stranger. As Kelsey digs deeper, despite danger and warnings, she feels a growing connection to the dead girl. And the more she learns about Becca’s friendships, her love life—and her secrets—the more convinced she becomes that walking in Becca’s footsteps could lead her out of her own dark past…

Summit Lake

By Charlie Donlea

Buy Don't Believe It at Amazon

Don't Believe It

By Charlie Donlea

The Girl of Sugar Beach is the most watched documentary in television history—a riveting, true-life mystery that unfolds over twelve weeks and centers on a fascinating question: Did Grace Sebold murder her boyfriend, Julian, while on a Spring Break vacation, or is she a victim of circumstance and poor police work? Grace has spent the last ten years in a St. Lucian prison, and reaches out to filmmaker Sidney Ryan in a last, desperate attempt to prove her innocence. 

As Sidney begins researching, she uncovers startling evidence, additional suspects, and timeline issues that were all overlooked during the original investigation. Before the series even finishes filming, public outcry leads officials to reopen the case. But as the show surges towards its final episodes, Sidney receives a letter saying that she got it badly, terribly wrong. 

Sidney has just convinced the world that Grace is innocent. Now she wonders if she has helped to free a ruthless killer. Delving into Grace’s past, she peels away layer after layer of deception. But as Sidney edges closer to the real heart of the story, she must decide if finding the truth is worth risking her newfound fame, her career . . . even her life.

Don't Believe It

By Charlie Donlea

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Note: The sweepstakes is open to all legal residents of the 50 United States and Washington, DC who are 18 years of age and older by April 9, 2018. 

Published on 09 Apr 2018

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