Friday, October 23, 2009

Hallapalooza Prizes

You'll definitely want to join the Stiletto Gang's Scavenger Hunt when you look over this list of prizes:

Jungle Red
Signed copies of Jungle Red Authors' books for the best comments on Jungle Red Blog

Marilyn's Musings
An autographed book by Marilyn Meredith..

Meanderings & Muses
Kaye Barley will give away a copy of IN THEIR BLOOD by Sharon Potts. People who leave a comment at her blog during Hallopalooza will be eligible for the drawing for the book.

America Comes Alive
Kate Kelly will give away a $20 gift certificate as a prize (from a drawing of those who sign up for her newsletter). The runner up will get a copy of Election Day by Kate Kelly.

Type M for Murder
At Type M for Murder we will have FIVE prizes for visitors to the blog. All readers have to do is drop by and leave a comment sometime between October 30 and November 1st to be eligible. Prizes are: An ARC of Winter of Secrets by Vicki Delany, a copy of A Case of You, by Rick Blechta, an ARC of Pleasing the Dead, by Debby Atkinson, a Jack Austin novel from John Corrigan and an Alifair Tucker novel from Donis Casey. Five prizes for five winners! Note: if readers are uncomfortable leaving their e-mail addresses for us on the comment page, they can send an email privately to Vicki Delany letting us know that they put something on the comment page.

Boomer Chick

Yeah, But Houdini Didn't Have These Hips
"Welcome to Yeah, But Houdini Didn't Have These Hips! I'm a member of the St. Louis chapter of Sisters in Crime. Leave a comment on this post to be entered into a drawing to win a recent book from one of our members! In your comment, be sure to mention whether you prefer noir, craft cozies, or paranormal romance. Thanks for stopping by, and good luck on The Stiletto Gang's Hallopalooza Scavenger Hunt!"

Ellen Byerrum
Ellen Byerrum will give away to one winner signed copies of Killer Hair and Hostile Makeover, which were filmed for Lifetime Movie Network this summer. People who leave a comment at her blog during Hallopalooza will be eligible for the drawing for the book.

Nancy Cohen
Nancy J. Cohen will give away a free signed copy of the latest title in her Bad Hair Day series. To enter the contest, visit her website and sign up for her newsletter. This contest is open to new subscribers only.

Write It Anyway
Rachel Brady will enter those who comment at her blog or sign up to follow it into a drawing to win an autographed copy of Final Approach."

The Blog Cabin
Timothy Hallinan will give away a signed set of the three books (thus far) in his Bangkok series

Lipstick Chronicles
Elaine Viets will give away one copy of Killer Cuts. Harley Jane Kozak will give away a copy of her new book, "A Date You Can't Refuse." Everyone who comments at TLC will be eligible to win.

Chasing Heroes
Chasing Heroes authors will give away a copy of a Lola Cruz Mystery and a Chasing Heroes gift bag with assorted goodies.

The Killer Coffee Club

Lesa's Book Critiques
Lesa will give away a copy of Linda Wisdom's Hex in High Heels, and Sharon Fiffer's Scary Stuff. In order to enter, people have to make a comment on Lesa's Book Critiques blog, on the Hallopalooza page during Hallopalooza.

Erica Ridley
Erica Ridley will give away a winners' choice mass market paperback (shipped directly to you via Amazon). 2 winners! Eligibility: Guess whodunnit at
for a chance to win. For a vision of the future, generate a do-it-yourself horoscope also at and post it to Erica's blog for another chance to win. Unlimited entries.

Fang Place
Anyone who leaves their email address as a comment on my blog will be entered in a drawing to win one of my new vampire YA humor books, FANG FACE, signed by both the cover artist and me.

Morgan Mandel
Morgan Mandel will give away "the winner's choice" of either a Killer Career cap or XL tee shirt

Mysterious Musings
At Mysterious Musings, in honor of the spooky Halloween Scavenger Hunt, readers can win a book with a very spooky cover--THE DARK BACKWARD, by Julia Buckley. The cover art was created by acclaimed artist Kevin R. Brown, and of the content, Crimespree Magazine's Jon Jordan wrote "I loved every minute of reading this book!" Readers can get into a drawing for the book simply by leaving a comment on that day's blog.

Mystery Fanfare
Janet Rudolph will have a drawing for a year's subscription to the Mystery Readers Journal. See her blog for more details.

Poe's Deadly Daughters
Sandra Parshall will donate a mug from the Crime and Punishment Museum (a place which she recently featured on the Poe's Deadly Daughter's blog) and Lonnie Cruse will throw in a hardback, signed copy of 57 Heaven. Sharon Wildwind will give away "Missing, Presumed Wed," 4th in the Elizabeth Pepperhawk/Avivah Rosen series. Readers of the blog can win the prize by leaving a comment about their favorite Halloween tale.

In addition to great giveaways during the Hallopalooza Scavenger Hunt, "WOOF: Women Only Over Fifty" is giving away 3 downloads of, "Ghost Light." See WOOFers Club Blog for details! (

The Book Resort
The Book Resort is celebrating the spooktacular Halloween Blog Scavenger Hunt, Hallopalooza, by giving away a signed copy of Fed Up by Jessica Conant-Park & Susan Conant. In order to enter, readers of the blog can win Fed Up by following & leaving a comment about their favorite Halloween candy on the giveaway post during Hallopalooza.

The Stiletto Gang –
For those that complete the hunt and solve the mystery (must leave a comment or send email with name of killer and motive by Sunday, Nov. 1, 5:00 PM Eastern deadline) - one $50 gift certificate to winner's choice of book store. If there are more than one player with the correct answer, there will be a drawing for the gift certificate among all those giving correct answers. Autographed copies of Stiletto Gang authors' novels will be given away for runners-up. (Up to 10 books total via a drawing of all those with correct answers).

Additional Prizes - Dr. Norman German, winner of the Deep South Writers' Contest, will donate a copy of A Savage Wisdom (Thunder Rain Publishing),
historical fiction, ebook (2009) & paperback, 263 pgs. (2008), edited by a MacArthur Genius Fellow.