Ebook Giveaway: Tooth & Nail by Mary Calmes [CONTEST CLOSED]

Congrats to orannia, who won Hammer & Air by Amy Lane! Hammer & Air is being released by Dreamspinner Press today.

And, um, I turn 44 today. I shall be celebrating very quietly – we’ll do our family birthday party this weekend.

I also happen to know that Mary Calmes has a birthday coming up soon, so make sure you wish her happy birthday in your contest entry comments! 🙂

Many thanks to Mary Calmes, who has donated an ebook copy of her forthcoming paranormal m/m romance, Tooth and Nail (Warder, Book 2), for a lucky commenter to win! Tooth and Nail is the sequel to His Hearth and will be released by Dreamspinner Press on November 24.

Nineteen-year-old Dylan Shaw is possibly the most beautiful thing Malic Sunden has ever seen. After Malic rescues Dylan from an attack, Dylan makes it very clear that he is more than interested, but Malic won’t even consider sleeping with Dylan because of his age. Malic is sure he’s not good enough for Dylan, who has his whole life ahead of him, and can’t conceive of burdening Dylan with his secrets.

But the darkness in Malic’s life won’t be denied, and soon Dylan is drawn into the dangerous paranormal world that is Malic’s reality. Malic fights tooth and nail to push Dylan away, to keep him safe… no matter that Dylan is the key to Malic’s strength and the only hope for his future.

Excerpt (scroll down and expand)

About Mary

My name is Mary Calmes and I have been writing since I was in the seventh grade. One of my first stories ever was about Demetrius and Konor, two big strapping gorgeous knights and while it was not historically accurate in any way, hello, seventh grade, the one thing that became glaringly obvious was that the guys liked each other more than the damsels in distress they were trying to save.

“Boys don’t sleep in the same bed when they’re grown-ups,” my mother said when I read it to her.

“Men don’t talk nice to each other like that,” my step-father said that night.

They do in m/m fiction which I was destined to write.

I tried really hard to write a female lead but it just left me flat. I read all kinds of different books and I have favorite writers in every genre but I can only write about men. The dynamics between two men are more interesting to me and as a woman, I like men and the idea of two men together, two beautiful men… I don’t understand the question.

When people tell you that they’ve enjoyed something you’ve written, there really is no greater feeling.

You can find out more about Mary at her website or her blog.

Contest Rules

  • To enter, leave a comment below stating that you are entering the contest. Leave your comments by 7 pm CST, Tuesday, November 23.
  • If you haven’t commented before, your comment will not be visible until after I moderate it. Please do not leave a second comment because your first doesn’t show up! The blog gnomes will decide your comments are spam and then only luck and counterintuitive espionage will salvage your entry…
  • If your comment is actually an advertisement or if your CommentLuv link turns it into an advertisement, your comment will be deleted. (Most of you do not need to worry – this refers to some pretty clever comment spam.)
  • Winner will be selected by random number.
  • You must leave a valid email address in the “Email” portion of the comment form.
  • Please make sure that your spam filter allows email from stumblingoverchaos.com!
  • If a winner doesn’t respond to my congratulations email within 48 hours, I will select another winner.
  • If you win, please respect the author’s intellectual property and don’t make copies of the ebook for anyone else.
  • This contest is open worldwide!

“Crap, I always miss that spot. Hope no one noticed…” -Chaos

66 thoughts on “Ebook Giveaway: Tooth & Nail by Mary Calmes [CONTEST CLOSED]”

  1. Ohhh, Happy Birthday Chris! I hope you have been having a lovely day! Keep an eye on the mail…cookies are on their way 🙂

    Happy Birthday in advance Mary!

    And…I won? Really? Me? An Amy Lane book? WHOOOOOOOO! *mad happy dance*
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  2. Happy Birthday to you both, Chris & Mary! Hope your bday brings nothing but wonderful things!
    And plz sign me up for the book…loved His Hearth!
    PS-Chaos you look just like my own Miss Puss! Any relation??

  3. Happy birthday Chris! I hope your day is extra special. And an early happy birthday to you Mary! I don’t enter many of these contests, but since I am a huge fan of your writing I have to enter this contest. Congrats on the new book.

  4. Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday dear Chri-i-i-is, Happy Birthday to you! 😀

    And an early HB to Mary!

    And I want her book.

  5. Awww, Happy Birthday, Chris!! I hope you have a good , and quiet, one!

    And, Happy Birthday to Mary!! I hope both of you have wonderful birthdays.

    Psst, Chaos, no one will say if they noticed anyway because we all love you 😀

    Oh, don’t enter me in the contest, I already pre-ordered it. ^_^

  6. Happy Birthday Chris. I thought Chaos might be singing at the end of the post, but probably beyond his dignity, hmm?

  7. Aw, Happy happy birthday, my friend! May you have a wonderfully quiet and relaxing day with your little family.

    Chaos! Mayhem! Chop chop with the presents and g/f cake. Let’s go let’s go…
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  8. Happy birthday to you!
    You live in a zoo!
    You look like a monkey!
    And you smell like one, too!

    (I’m sorry! I could not resist an opportunity to unleash my inner ten-year-old. Heh.)

    Hope you have a WONDERFUL birthday! What kind of cake are Chaos and Mayhem making for you?

  9. hah! that look on Chaos’ face. 🙂

    I love you tons! Happy non-birthday to you! (since you can’t be older than me and I am stopping at 30)


  10. Aw, thanks everyone!

    And I’m pretty sure that any cake a kitty made wouldn’t be something I wanted to eat. I mean, May eats fuzz off the floor…

  11. I am such a dork! I didn’t pay attention to this being WEDNESDAY and your BIRTHDAY! Happy, Happy to you Chris!! Thank you for being a great blog pal! I hope we can visit in person again someday soon.

  12. Will I ever win? *sigh* these and other questions…

    Chaos is busy with that tongue – hopefully no spots will be left. 🙂

    Please enter me in the Calmes giveaway please – I’d love to win this one. *hint, hint*

    Happy Birthday Chris! And Happy (early) Birthday Mary!
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  13. Hippo birdie two ewe!

    Hmm. That sounds like something the kitties might want on their birthday… I hope you have a great one!

  14. Happy Birthday Chris. Enjoy your day.

    Happy Birthday to Mary. I would so accept this book in celebration of your birthday!! But win or not, I will get your book. Your books are fabulous.

    Please count me in.

  15. Happy Birthday~! I wish you everything what is the best. Lots of happy moments and new books :D. Also, this contest looks really interesting, so please count me in!

  16. Hippo birdie to both of ewe!

    And I’m now picturing the Boynton sticker/card with the hippo in the tub and the caption “Things are getting worse, please send chocolate!” Are those still around? We’re close enough in age, I assume you remember those too, yes?

    I hope you (each) have a wonderful day and as much chocolate as you desire! My birthday is coming up next month, so winning this book would make a great early bday present. 🙂

  17. Happy Birthday, Chris!
    Please sign me up for the book.

    And, Chaos, nobody noticed till you mentioned it. But it’s okay cause no one cares. You’re very handsome regardless.

  18. I wished you happy birthday on Twitter. You could see it if you’d get an account! ;P

    Happy birthday!

    Chaos, you look like you dipped into the birthday catnip!
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  19. Happy Birthday Chris and Mary!

    May all your presents be expensive and all your cake be chocolate.

    As for the book – Nice cover…. *licks lips* Count me in! 🙂
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  20. Happy Birthday, Chris!

    And don’t worry Chaos. You look good in everything you eat.

    Please enter me

  21. **Clears throat….. cough cough… ddoooooo.. rrraaayyyy**

    Happy Birthday to you!
    Happy Birthday to you!
    Happy Birthday to my dear friend Chris
    Hhhhhhhhhhappy Birthday to you!
    Hugs to you my friend!!!!!

    I hope today was quiet. I had your bday on my calender for.. you will never guess.. Friday, lmbo!!! Do I know you so well.. lmbo! I am sorry. And since I thought it was friday.. something (little little) was put in the mail to make it to you for… Friday.. lmbo! Sorry honey!
    Hugs & Kittie Kisses!
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  22. Well, happy birthday, Chris!!! Also happy birthday to Mary:) November is a good birthday month;) Please count me in for the contest too.

  23. Happy Birthday Chris!!! I hope you had a wonderful day! And Happy early Birthday to Mary. See all the things to be thankful for this month.

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