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April 7, 2015

Today's Featured Title and Contest April 7, 2015

This Special Newsletter spotlights a book that is now available in paperback. Read more about it, and enter our Spring Preview Contest by Wednesday, April 8th at 11:59am ET for a chance to win one of five copies of ALENA by Rachel Pastan. Please note that each contest is only open for 24 hours, so you will need to act quickly!

Today's Featured Book and Contest: ALENA by Rachel Pastan

In an inspired restaging of Daphne du Maurier’s classic REBECCA, a young curator finds herself haunted by the legacy of her predecessor.

Two years have passed since the tragic death of Alena, curator at the Nauk, a cutting-edge art museum on Cape Cod. At the Venice Biennale, Bernard Augustin, the Nauk’s wealthy, enigmatic founder --- to whom Alena had been closest confidante and muse --- offers the position to an aspiring young curator from the Midwest. It’s the job of her dreams, and she dives at the chance.

Just as quickly, she finds herself well out of her depth. The Nauk echoes with phantoms of the
past --- a past obsessively preserved by the museum’s staff --- and the newcomer’s every move mires her more deeply in artistic, erotic and emotional entanglements. When recently discovered evidence calls into question the circumstances of Alena’s death, shattering secrets surface, putting to the test the loyalty, integrity and courage of our heroine --- who remains nameless, like the heroine of Daphne du Maurier’s REBECCA, the inspiration for this provocative and spellbinding tale.

-Click here to read an excerpt.
-Click here to read Rachel Pastan's bio.
-Click here to visit Rachel Pastan's official website.

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Click here to enter the contest by 11:59am ET on Wednesday, April 8th.
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