Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Isolation by Travis Thrasher and Book Giveaway!

It's BBAW and I'm giving away a brand new copy of today's book! Leave a comment with your email address so I can contact you if you win. I'll pick a name and announce the winner on Tuesday, September 23. US addresses only. Good luck!



This week, the

Christian Fiction Blog Alliance

is introducing

Isolation

FaithWords (September 12, 2008)

by

Travis Thrasher



ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

It was during third grade after a teacher encouraged him in his writing and as he read through The Narnia Chronicles by C.S. Lewis that Travis decided he wanted to be a writer. The dream never left him, and allowed him to fulfill that dream of writing fulltime in 2007.

Travis Thrasher is the author of numerous works of fiction, including his most personal and perhaps his deepest work, Sky Blue, that was published in summer of 2007. This year he has to novels published, Out of the Devil’s Mouth, and a supernatural thriller, Isolation.

Travis is married to Sharon and they are the proud parents of Kylie, born in November, 2006, and Hailey, a Shih-Tzu that looks like an Ewok. They live in suburban Chicago.


ABOUT THE BOOK

Trapped

Exhausted

Terrified

. . . Alone

When a missionary family moves into a secluded mansion in the mountains of North Carolina, they think they are escaping their nightmares. But when a snowstorm hits and they are trapped inside their new home, their worst fears become reality. As they fight to stay alive, they will be tested in ways they never imagined. Can their love for one another and their faith in God save them from the dangers lurking here?

A masterfully written story that will grip you from its mysterious beginning to its chilling end.

From Publishers Weekly:

"In this dark chiller, Thrasher (Sky Blue; The Promise Remains) demonstrates a considerable talent for the horror genre. Like Stephen King, Thrasher pits flawed but likable characters against evil forces that at first seem escapable but gradually take on a terrifying ubiquity.

The Miller family has recently returned to suburban Chicago after a harrowing experience on the mission field. Hoping to get away from the busyness of suburban living, they travel to the mountains of North Carolina for an extended stay in an enormous, remote lodge where husband and father Jim plans to write a book while trying to reconnect with his family.

When a snowstorm isolates them further and spiritual attacks make them feel they are losing their minds, both Jim and his wife, Stephanie, begin to wonder if God can rescue them and their two young children. Aside from sharing too many plot points with The Shining, this novel hits very few false notes and should appeal to fans of Christian fiction, the horror genre and all who enjoy well-crafted and suspenseful stories."

If you would like to read the first chapter of Isolation, go HERE

26 comments:

  1. This sounds intense and captivating! I'd love to read it. Thanks for the giveaway!
    doot65{at}comcast[dot]net
    Elizabeth

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  2. This book sounds very interesting. Please enter me in the drawing.

    Blessings,
    Jo
    ladijo40(at)aol(dot)com

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  3. I've heard of this book. It's sounding really scary....but I'll give it a shot. I'd like to enter the contest:-)

    sheriboeyink[at]cox[dot]net

    :-)

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  4. Awesome, definitely enter me!
    This does sound like a good book.

    -Lauren

    lauren51990 at aol dot com

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  5. I saw this somewhere - shelf awareness, maybe - and it looked really good. Please enter me. Thanks!

    Traci
    tracisharpton@msn.com

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  6. I would love a chance to read this book and now that your blog has me hungry for some chinese....I am off to Pei Wei's for lunch. LOL!!

    angelleslament @ gmail.com

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  7. Cool. Please enter me into the drawing.

    Thanks,
    TheBookworm
    www.inthecurrent.blogspot.com
    emailthebookworm(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  8. I have read some of Thrasher's other books and would love to win. clairjuly at yahoo dot com

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  9. I have been warned this book isn't all what you think, which makes me want to read it more, oh well...curiousity killed the cat kinda thing huh? Please enter me.

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  10. This isn't the type of book I would normally pick out, but after reading the preview I want to know more.

    Patty
    pleblanc_1[at]charter[dot]net

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  11. I've seen talk about this book around recently and it sounds very interesting. I would love a chance to win.
    Thanks
    rebecca.bradeen(at)verizon(dot)net

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  12. I would love to win a copy of this book! I've read about it on several sites now, and it sounds like a great read!

    akreese (at) hotmail (dot) com

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  13. I've been reading about this book; sounds good!

    hannah.freeATgmail.com

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  14. Hello! You had me at "Dark Thriller!" Please enter me in your drawing for this great sounding book. I appreciate it! Many thanks, Cindi
    jchoppes[at]hotmail[dot]com

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  15. Carly3:41 PM

    I really want this book now!

    fecarly [at] yahoo [dot] com

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  16. Anonymous6:10 PM

    I would love to win a copy of this book. Thanks for the chance.
    Marilyn
    FMartin816{at}comcast{dot}net

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  17. sounds intersting, thanks for entering me!

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  18. I like your blog's name - it's very imaginative. :)

    I could only skim the first chapter so I wouldn't get creeped out at work. hehe. Sign me up for the giveaway!

    amber at amberstults.com

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  19. Anonymous11:11 AM

    I think this book sounds amazing! I will have to get and read this.

    Also, could you please enter me in the giveaway? Thanks!


    PBS ID: alldatndensum
    email: alldatndensum @ yahoo .com

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  20. Ooh, this one sounds good. Put my name in the drawing, please.

    ashley.vanburen[at]gmail[dot]com

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  21. I love these kind of suspense books! I would LOVE to win!
    digicat @ sbcglobal.net

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  22. Enter me in the drawing this book sounds scary. spowell01@bellsouth.net

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  23. Isolation by Travis Thrasher sounds very exciting and intense! I have not read anything from him yet and would love to win this book!

    Thank you!

    Blessings,
    Lucie

    LucieInCA [at] aol [dot] com

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  24. That sounds really good! Please enter me....

    April D.
    adanger(at)live(dot)com

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  25. Please enter me! stonefox@pobox.com

    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  26. aliadam from FR11:41 AM

    Sounds like an interesting read!! I'm not sure I've ever read a christian mystery and think this sounds intriguing. Thanks!!
    aliadam from FR
    reaganandromeo[at]yahoo[dot]com

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