Thursday, May 21, 2009

SciFiGuy's Santa Olivia Giveaway

If you read the post below, you know I'm a big fan of SciFiGuy's blog. He's always on top of all the latest in books and its no exception when it comes to Jacqueline Carey's "Santa Olivia". There are 5 copies being given away in this awesome contest. To get in on the action just visit SciFiGuy's Blog and comment about what forth coming book release your most anticipating. For extra entires read SciFiGuy's contest post here.

Curious about the book? Here's the blurb from the back of the book...

"Loup Garron was born and raised in Santa Olivia, an isolated, disenfranchised town next to a US military base inside a DMZ buffer zone between Texas and Mexico. A fugitive "Wolf-Man" who had a love affair with a local woman, Loup's father was one of a group of men genetically-manipulated and used by the US government as a weapon. The "Wolf-Men" were engineered to have superhuman strength, speed, sensory capability, stamina, and a total lack of fear, and Loup, named for and sharing her father's wolf-like qualities, is marked as an outsider.

After her mother dies, Loup goes to live among the misfit orphans at the parish church, where they seethe from the injustices visited upon the locals by the soldiers. Eventually, the orphans find an outlet for their frustrations: They form a vigilante group to support Loup Garron who, costumed as their patron saint, Santa Olivia, uses her special abilities to avenge the town."



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