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Torn by Dave Massey: 250+ Book Giveaway! (USA)

Thursday, April 3, 2014
Afghanistan. In the heat and dust, young British army medic Elinor Nielson watches an Afghan girl walk into a hail of bullets. But when she runs to help, Ellie finds her gone. Who is she? And what's happened to her? What Ellie discovers makes her question everything she believes in, even her feelings for the American lieutenant who takes her side.

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Author Bio/Links:

David Massey's varied career has taken him from teaching and music journalism to presenting, producing and writing for radio.

As the Romanian revolution was ending, David led a team taking supplies to Bucharest and Timisoara. On the way home he stopped near Checkpoint Charlie to help chip holes in the Berlin Wall. Rather fittingly, David and his wife Debi now run Globehuggers Emergency Supplies - a business specializing in bespoke grab bags and emergency equipment.

David's debut YA novel TORN was published in August 2012 on the Chicken House/Scholastic label and in hardcover in 2013 in the USA. TORN has won the Lancashire Awards Book of the year 2013 and has been nominated in the UK for several other awards including the prestigious Brandford Boase, Leeds Award, and the Coventry Inspiration Award. David's second novel TAKEN is to be released in the UK in March 2014.

Follow him on Twitter: @DavidRMassey

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  1. Kat S said...:

    I like that they are understandable and suspenseful.

  1. bn100 said...:

    the setting sounds interesting

  1. erin said...:

    this book sounds very intriguing ;) Thanks for sharing!

  1. The summary ask just enough questions to make you want more answers.

  1. bison61 said...:

    Elinor Nielson watches an Afghan girl walk into a hail of bullets. But when she runs to help, Ellie finds her gone - that sounds exciting


  1. I like the character of Ellie and the fact that it sounds interesting.

  1. Natasha said...:

    I think the summary sounds interesting and makes you want to read more.
    Thanks for the chance to win!

  1. The book setting is interesting!

  1. Daniel M said...:

    yep wanna know what happened to the girl now - regnod(at)yahoo(d0t)com