Ebook giveaway: King Mai (The Lost and Founds #2) by Edmond Manning [CONTEST CLOSED]

Congrats to angelina, who won by Kate McMurray! What There Is is being released today by Dreamspinner Press.

Many thanks to Edmond Manning for donating an ebook copy of his recently released m/m novel, King Mai (The Lost and Founds #2), for a lucky commenter to win!

Adopted from Thailand and never one to fit in with the local bubbas, life has been rough around the edges for Mai Kearns, even before he came out of the closet. Now, almost ten years past the torture of high school, Mai still can’t catch a break: he and his parents stand to lose their beloved farm.

How will a “King Weekend” help change Mai’s fate? What has narrator Vin Vanbly been up to for the four weeks he’s been sneaking around Mai’s hometown? At the urging of a ransom note from ‘The Lost Kings,’ Mai embarks on an impossible treasure hunt chasing mystic poetry, Fibonacci Hopscotch, ancient prophecy, the letter ‘x,’ and a confounding, penguin-marching army.

The stakes are high: if Mai fails, the Lost Kings will permanently claim him as their own. Finding the treasure may unlock the secret to saving his family farm. But can this angry farmer risk opening his broken heart before the weekend is over? Mai Kearns has 40 hours to get very, very curious in this second installment of The Lost and Founds.

Excerpt (scroll down)

Also by Edmond

About Edmond

Edmond Manning has always been fascinated by fiction: how ordinary words could be sculpted into heartfelt emotions, how heartfelt emotions could leave an imprint inside you stronger than the real world. Mr. Manning never felt worthy to seek publication until recently, when he accidentally stumbled into his own writer’s voice that fit perfectly, like his favorite skull-print, fuzzy jammies. He finally realized that he didn’t have to write like Charles Dickens or Armistead Maupin, two author heroes, and that perhaps his own fiction was juuuuuuust right, because it was his true voice, so he looked around the scrappy word kingdom that he created for himself and shouted, “I’M HOME!” He is now a writer.

In addition to fiction, Edmond enjoys writing nonfiction on his blog. When not writing, he can be found either picking raspberries in the back yard or eating panang curry in an overstuffed chair upstairs, reading comic books.

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36 thoughts on “Ebook giveaway: King Mai (The Lost and Founds #2) by Edmond Manning [CONTEST CLOSED]”

  1. Read some great reviews on this book. Please include me too.
    Glad the mechanic does good work and hopefully no more repairs for awhile. You’re half way through training week. Yay!

  2. I love the silhouette shots of black cats on light colored backgrounds. You could make a nice papier decoupage out of this. Thanks!

  3. I’ve been really looking forward to this one, please count me in!

    Poor May, I hope you’re all settling in and the new place is feeling like “home”! 🙂

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