Book Giveaway 22

September 16th, 2014 by Sharkchild

Comment on this post before 10:00PM PST on Tuesday, September 16 to be entered in a chance to win one (1) hardcover copy of:


And, for every 25 entries, one (1) signed hardcover copy of:


Winners will be chosen at random (at from the entrants after the cutoff at 10:00PM PST and will be announced by Sharkchild via email and on this post within 24 hours after the end of the contest.

The winners can be anywhere in the world! The winners must be at least 13 years of age. A winner must respond to Sharkchild’s email within five (5) days to claim a prize.

UPDATE #1: 25 comments reached — 1 copy of THE  DARK VERSE, VOL. 3 is being given!

UPDATE #2: 50 comments reached — 2  copies of THE  DARK VERSE, VOL. 3 are being given!

UPDATE #3: 75 comments reached — 3  copies of THE  DARK VERSE, VOL. 3 are being given!

UPDATE #4: 100 comments reached — 4  copies of THE  DARK VERSE, VOL. 3 are being given!

UPDATE #5: 125 comments reached — 5  copies of THE  DARK VERSE, VOL. 3 are being given!

UPDATE #6: 150 comments reached — 6  copies of THE  DARK VERSE, VOL. 3 are being given!

UPDATE #7: 175 comments reached — 7  copies of THE  DARK VERSE, VOL. 3 are being given!

UPDATE #8: 200 comments reached — 8  copies of THE  DARK VERSE, VOL. 3 are being given!

WINNERS (picked by


Jon (161)



1. shoggomimus (77)
2. Ryan W (14)
3. Mike (138)
4. Eadwine (102)
5. damien allen (212)
6. Lucas (43)
7. Joshua Alan Doetsch (64)
8. Michael Waskelis (158)




222 Responses to “Book Giveaway 22”

  1. avatar Robert Rhodes Says:

    Pick me

  2. avatar NageL Says:

    Still needind dat book please. the Lovecraft one.

  3. avatar Sean Petrick Says:

    Iä! Iä! C’Thulhu Ftaghn!

  4. avatar Anthony Acosta Says:

    Gotta Love HP Lovecraft!

  5. avatar Shirley Y Says:

    great book to read on these cold wintery nights that are coming

  6. avatar NickL Says:

    Been meaning to get a complete H.P. Lovecraft collection.

  7. avatar Mitch Smith Says:

    This would be a great book to have in my collection!

  8. avatar Jason Moses Says:

    Would love this!

  9. avatar Chris Lane Says:

    great giveaway again!

  10. avatar Trevor Says:

    Heres hoping that I can pick up a copy of TDV III. Loved the first 2!

  11. avatar Christina Says:

    My copy of the Complete Lovecraft slithered away into the depths. I would love to discover a new one had taken its place.

  12. avatar sean Says:


  13. avatar sean Says:

    You always have awesome giveaways.

  14. avatar Ryan W Says:

    Thanks for doing these!

  15. avatar Kyle Says:

    Thanks so much for doing these!

  16. avatar Dan Says:

    Fantastic giveaway – thanks!

  17. avatar Daniel Breeggemann Says:


  18. avatar Cera Says:

    crossing fingers…

  19. avatar Matthew Smith Says:

    These look fantastic! Grats to whoever wins. Thanks again!

  20. avatar William Wennberg Says:

    Hopefully, this time. Fingers crossed.

  21. avatar Gerardo Says:

    Thanks for the giveaway, hope Ill win this time =)

  22. avatar Dane Higbee Says:

    Amazing books!

  23. avatar Dillon Says:

    Here’s hoping I win.

  24. avatar Abigail Says:

    You already know, Sharkchild.

  25. avatar TheDiaport Says:

    Good luck, everyone!

  26. avatar David Hume Says:


  27. avatar Matt Rainer Says:

    oh man

  28. avatar Misiok Says:

    I invoke the name of the RNGods, in thyne dark names, and chaotic whims, pick me!

  29. avatar Tracey Fleming Says:

    Would love to have this to go with volumes 1 and 2!

  30. avatar Aran Says:

    Ooooooo pick me please. I will love (like) you forever (until next Wednesday)

  31. avatar Kelvin Says:

    Pleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeese pick me I need to add this one to my dark collection!!!

  32. avatar Herbert Sussman Says:

    Thank you for holding this contest!

  33. avatar Clay Godlesky Says:

    Awesome give away!!

  34. avatar Linn Browning Says:

    Beautiful cover! And such a lovely person for hosting a giveaway. 🙂

  35. avatar John A. Says:


  36. avatar Travis Collins Says:

    Awesome!!! Would love to win this.

  37. avatar Virginia Says:

    I would be oh so happy to own this. I think it’s very nice of you to just be giving it away

  38. avatar Jules Boyle Says:

    That looks lovely. I’d really like it. 🙂

  39. avatar Phil Says:

    Omg, I’d kill a hobo with a hammer for a copy of this book.

  40. avatar Rick Baines Says:

    Mmmm…nice :->

  41. avatar Arlin Montgomery Says:


  42. avatar Ryan Smithee Says:

    Fantastic looking and a wonderful giveaway. Fingers crossed

  43. avatar Lucas Says:

    Ph’nglui mglw’nafh Cthulhu R’lyeh wgah’nagl fhtagn

  44. avatar Mark Johns Says:

    This would be great. I had to give up a lot of my library over the years.

  45. avatar Debra Linder Says:

    Looks like good reading for chilly autumn days!!!

  46. avatar David A. Poole Says:

    Looks like a nicely done book!

  47. avatar django Says:

    Very Generous! 🙂

  48. avatar Alan Huskey Says:

    Love this idea, hoping to win, but always willing to help push a Mythos writer into the spotlight.

  49. avatar Kenn Gentile Says:

    I’d love to have a copy of that, many of my older collections were lost to a water damage issue and this would be a fine way to get the core works again.

  50. avatar Laura Says:

    I hear Cthulhu calling….

  51. avatar Luke H Says:


  52. avatar Michael Porter Says:

    Thank you for doing this. As a great man once said “Get it off! Get it off me!!!”

  53. avatar -Wiggles- Says:

    Love these giveaways!

  54. avatar Toraaki Says:

    I want this, please!

  55. avatar William Ide Says:

    This is awesome!

  56. avatar kev Says:

    Very cool!! Lovecraft is great

  57. avatar Bryan Says:

    Ive been dying for this book!

  58. avatar Mitch D Says:

    I have Feyth

  59. avatar steven Says:

    I could use a “pick me up”at the moment,
    And what better way than with the cheery tales of H.P. Lovecraft?

  60. avatar Dustin Says:

    These are beautiful! Would look great on the shelf.

  61. avatar Frank Says:

    League of Extraordinary Mongers!

  62. avatar Tasha Says:

    I would completely love one of these books I’m a massive horror book fan curently getting through Clive Barkers Cabal and would love a book to read after :3

  63. avatar Jacob Says:

    Pick me

  64. avatar Joshua Alan Doetsch Says:

    Ia! Ia! The profane, textual pathogen opens an event horizon in my head!

  65. avatar Nikkolas Says:


  66. avatar KendrahLi Says:

    Beautiful works, loved vol 1. I bet this one will be amazing

  67. avatar Darrin Says:

    Reading is fun, especially when cosmic horror is involved!

  68. avatar Tim Says:

    Free is my favourite colour!

  69. avatar Annetta B Says:

    I would adore to receive such wonderful gift. Only the real Necronomicon could be better. 😉

  70. avatar Kelsey Anderson Says:

    Would absolutely love this collection!

  71. avatar Ken Johnson Says:

    Please for the Elder’s sake I must be chosen for I have no tangible or digital forms of H.P. Lovecraft’s stories.

  72. avatar James McDonald Says:

    Lovecraft’s style is a huge influence for me.

  73. avatar Eric S Says:

    I’m definitely in!

  74. avatar shoggomimus Says:

    id like to win so i can show my kids some lovecraft and read your book

  75. avatar Clifton Reintzel Jr. Says:

    Would be awesome to get the Lovecraft book, but either one would be awesome!!!!

  76. avatar Brian Zapp Says:

    Pick me!

  77. avatar shoggomimus Says:

    id like to win so my kids can read lovecraft and id like to read your book as well

  78. avatar Chavaun Jones Says:

    We wants this book precious……we needs it!!

  79. avatar Wendy Huffman Says:

    I would be humbled and honored to win.

  80. avatar brett Says:

    great offer

  81. avatar Don Says:

    I’m all in . . .or am I?? I don’t know why but every time the topic of the mythos comes up I get all confused and feel just a liiiittle bit crazy . . . is that wrong?

  82. avatar Elodie Roze Says:


  83. avatar Guillermo Vidal Says:

    Please, the answer is 42.

  84. avatar Lucas Ferreira Says:

    I wish I would win this although I’m already too insane to read anything.

  85. avatar Andy Dee Says:

    Nice giveaway. Would love a hardcover.

  86. avatar Kim Solvang Andersen Says:

    This looks interesting. Might as well give it a go. Fingers crossed for my own good luck 🙂

  87. avatar masticasesos Says:

    ill pray the olders for the win

  88. avatar masticasesos Says:

    elders, it was elders

  89. avatar Charlie McKay Says:

    I need this in my life.

  90. avatar Chris Says:

    Been looking at these for awhile.

  91. avatar Jason Nichols Says:

    By the old gods and the new pick me please!

  92. avatar Andrew Says:

    Gimme some Lovecraft yo

  93. avatar Mattia Galliani Says:

    Pick-me! Pick-me! Pick-man O-O

    Silliest comment EVER.

    But great giveaway: crossing all my tentacles!

  94. avatar Connor Says:

    I sure would like one of those books.

  95. avatar Christopher Horn Says:

    This is cool!

  96. avatar Paul Johnson Says:

    Is this what they mean by an eldritch tome?

  97. avatar Carsten C. Says:

    In life and death hope is meaningless.
    Only pure determination and the will of the Old Ones can bring such fantasies to fruition!

  98. avatar Byron Quiñónez Says:

    My eyes are shining!

  99. avatar Matthew M. Bartlett Says:

    This is my comment. There are many comments like it, but this one is mine.

  100. avatar Vanessa Says:

    This would be the PERFECT early bday present for me. Not to mention, I’ve been wanting this book for a while now.

  101. avatar Will Says:


  102. avatar Eadwine Says:

    A copy of this would be tremendously welcome

  103. avatar Wiredwizard Says:


  104. avatar Aaron Says:

    That is a handsome tome.

  105. avatar Laura M Says:

    I adore the bindings on both of these books. I would love to own either of them!

  106. avatar Lily Hall Says:

    It’s beautiful, I hope I win it. Good luck everyone!

  107. avatar Jacob Hoopes Says:

    I want this sooooooo bad! Ph’nglui mglw’nafh Cthulhu R’lyeh wgah’nagl fhtagn!

  108. avatar mike Says:


  109. avatar CXH Says:

    Count me in!

  110. avatar Felipe Says:

    It would be a great birthday present!

  111. avatar Jon Says:

    I would definitely love me to win something…anything! Looking up to the Eldritch Gods in a humble prayer!

  112. avatar laurie Says:

    Love these giveaways!

  113. avatar tom Says:

    Pick me! :)!

  114. avatar Shannon Dery Says:

    Cthulu be praised!

  115. avatar Eivind Says:


  116. avatar David Koenig Says:

    Please enter me…Lovecraft is truly the only fiction I read… (I meant non-fiction really…I really did!)

  117. avatar Nolan Says:

    Bring that Dark Verse Vol. 3 my way!

  118. avatar Underline Says:

    This would make the most amazing Christmas gift for my Sir!

  119. avatar julie zarate Says:


  120. avatar Keeper Says:


  121. avatar Scooter Johnson Says:

    Gimmie, Gimmie. Please.

  122. avatar Stephen John Roberts Says:

    WoW.. This would be the most amazing thing !.. xXx

  123. avatar Gary Says:

    Wow! That would replace and add greatly to my collection of assorted paperbacks, magazine copies and printouts!

  124. avatar Michael Haskins Says:

    Awesome giveaway

  125. avatar Shawn Francis Says:


  126. avatar Rob Gray Says:


  127. avatar Jeff Parsons Says:

    I’ve heard that humans are crunchy and taste good with Ketchup…

  128. avatar Efthymia Despotaki Says:

    Awesome giveaway! I’d so love to win this!

  129. avatar Mitchell Hughes Says:

    I’d love to win this! Always wanted these books, just don’t have the money 🙁

  130. avatar Nathan Cass Says:

    Oh man, I’d love a copy of either one!

  131. avatar Winnie Xu Says:

    This seems like a great giveaway!! This fandom is so cool and i hope to expand on my knowledge of the hp lovecraft world!

  132. avatar Brandon R. A. Hall Says:


  133. avatar Dorwin Gray Says:

    I need a copy to thrill my soul, before “you know who,” comes to eat it.

  134. avatar RickD Says:

    Very generous of you, thanks!

  135. avatar Abram Says:

    I’m very curious as to the writing style of this author. I haven’t found an entrancing novel in awhile.

  136. avatar Jason Burch Says:

    Awesome prize <- hope I win 🙂

  137. avatar Raegan Says:


  138. avatar Mike Says:

    Always looking to expand my collection. Hoping I win!

  139. avatar tyson j c Says:

    heya! i’d love to check out your fiction. hoping i can pick up a copy in this giveaway 😀

  140. avatar Debra Hay Says:

    All hail Cthulhu!!!!

  141. avatar Vilkal Says:

    Holy Chutlhu´s tentacle, this is awesome!

  142. avatar The ShanMonster Says:

    They are beautiful. I want to eat them with my mind.

  143. avatar Chris Says:

    I would love to have a copy of each of these!
    Thanks for the giveaway!

  144. avatar Adam Hebert Says:

    I’m in!

  145. avatar Robert Raymond Says:

    Holy Nylarhotep Amanusis is at it again. either book would be Necrolishious.

  146. avatar Craig Bickford Says:

    I would love to win these great books!

  147. avatar Craig Bickford Says:

    I would love to win this book set!

  148. avatar Cathy Doyle Says:

    These are beautiful editions, would love to win them.

  149. avatar Brian Kulbaba Says:

    Keep up the awesome work!!!

    “Ph’nglui mglw’nafh Cthulhu R’lyeh wgah’nagl fhtagn.

  150. avatar Peter Ahladas Says:

    Would love a copy. Thanks ahead of time.

  151. avatar Jayme Says:

    Count me in!

  152. avatar Mary Amber Shasteen Says:

    Would love to win

  153. avatar Lise in Toronto Says:

    I have just gotten back into Lovecraft after reading some of his stories back in high school. I have none of his books and would love to have this one to “devour”! Hope ya pick me! Thanks

  154. avatar Joey Holmes Says:

    I absolutely want them

  155. avatar Elizabeth Rayne Says:

    All the tentacles between those pages….

  156. avatar Jay Says:

    Oh, man, it would be awesome to win this. I’m a huge Lovecraft fan. I read his works nearly every day in e-book format [gotta have something to do during the down time in college], but it would be so sweet to win a physical copy.

  157. avatar Jorge Says:

    Beautiful hard cover edition, count me in

  158. avatar Michael Waskelis Says:

    Please pick me to win!

  159. avatar Melodie LaTraille Says:

    Would love to win this

  160. avatar Sean Neptune Says:

    I would R’Lyeh like to win this!

  161. avatar Jon Says:

    Oooooh, shiny!

  162. avatar Dexter McLeod Says:

    The collected works…put my name in the hat!!

  163. avatar Shane Mangus Says:

    Iä! Iä!

  164. avatar Chris Gruber Says:

    REH and I spit in the face of the Great Old Ones. After all, why not? Man is free and tied down to nothing, By Crom!

  165. avatar Ben Says:

    Awesome – thank you!

  166. avatar kyle Says:

    sounds great, thank you!

  167. avatar CameronJ Says:

    I would enjoy the Lovecraft collection, can’t wait to spark my descent into insanity!

  168. avatar Mik Says:


  169. avatar Chris Yost Says:

    Great giveaway! Thanks!

  170. avatar Dan Spurgeon Says:

    Both books look awesome – fingers crossed I get one!

  171. avatar Mike Ebertz Says:

    I’m in Taiwan. I have to go on a two hour train ride to a foreign-owned business, just to borrow books in English. I kind of need these books.

  172. avatar Dave L Says:

    Enter me into ye olde book giveaway drawing, please. Thanks! 🙂

  173. avatar pete Says:

    Books! Would love to read this.

  174. avatar MichaelPace Says:

    This book looks amazing!

  175. avatar Steve Rosenstein Says:


  176. avatar Julia Martin Says:

    Cool please!!!

  177. avatar jeremiah Says:

    I would love it

  178. avatar Francis Clermont Says:

    That would be great!

  179. avatar Andrew Bacon Says:

    Oh I want, I want! Born the same month and day as H.P. he wants me to have this!

  180. avatar Ron Wier Says:

    Groovy idea!

  181. avatar Kelvin Chavez Says:

    When most people see the title of dark verse they belive it’s some kind book of magic or witch craft……. Excellent

  182. avatar Arielle Says:

    I agree with the guy up top looks like dark magic book. Forget the guy up top it’s mine!!!

  183. avatar Kelvin Chavez Says:

    How many more people do I have to sacrifice to get this book!!!!!

  184. avatar Matt Thomas Says:

    Tekeli! Tekeli!

  185. avatar Homer Hensley Says:

    The Lovecraft Mythos is perfectly suited to a place called the Darkverse.

  186. avatar Kenneth Siefring Says:

    I would love adding this to my library.

  187. avatar Luis G. Abbadie Says:

    Winners can be anywhere in the world?? Why do us in Yuggoth always get left out of these things? 🙁

  188. avatar jorge barrientos Says:

    pick me!!

  189. avatar Erik Wilking Says:

    Winning this would really make my Halloween this year! 🙂

  190. avatar Bob willman Says:

    Excellent collection.

  191. avatar Jean-Paul Tyrrell Says:

    To Innsmouth and beyond!

  192. avatar Eric Crabtree Says:

    I was in hiding from the Hounds of Tindalos but I am coming out to enter.

  193. avatar Jackson Q. Stanley Says:

    That is not dead which can eternal lie, and with strange aeons even death may die. I would love a copy of your book to bolster my Lovecraft inspired writing!

  194. avatar Grace Osborne Says:

    What? Literary to be given away, for me to read? Woot.

  195. avatar Ruth Atkinson Says:

    Aside from the chance to win, I am glad that I stumbled across this giveaway because it becomes my introduction to your work. Thanks for the opportunity!

  196. avatar Dave Says:

    Would look great on the nightstand!

  197. avatar Samuel Evans Says:

    I already own the Barnes and Noble book, but I’d love to give yours a try!

  198. avatar Julian Says:

    need it

  199. avatar Marshall Gatten Says:

    That is not lost which can eternal win, yet with strange books even sweepstakes may sin…

  200. avatar Jim Zaphiriou Says:

    Donning my parka for a vacation to the Mountains of Madness…

  201. avatar Tim Says:

    The Dark Verse is awesome! Keep the great stories coming.

  202. avatar Kim H Says:

    Those are some beautiful book covers!

  203. avatar Kimberly Says:

    Beautiful, I want to display this proudly

  204. avatar Morgan Bell Says:

    thats a mighty big book, good luck to everyone entering, this is a great idea for a comp!

  205. avatar David Holland Says:

    I would love the complete collection, I haven’t seen my vast collection of Lovecraft books in near 2 years, since they’re on the other side of the planet. There’s nothing like a bit of Lovecraft to inspire. Love all of it!

  206. avatar Rod Bigelow Says:

    would like

  207. avatar Mark Aronson Says:

    Best of luck with your writing and sales! Writing is a tough business, so I commend you on simply being a published author. Keep at it!

  208. avatar Cheri Goodard Says:

    I will check your site to see how to get Volumes 1 and 2, also!

  209. avatar Tom Hyle Says:

    I like books

  210. avatar thomas Says:


  211. avatar Kevin Sandefur Says:

    Most generous!

  212. avatar damien allen Says:

    I really hope I win this

  213. avatar Joseph Singer Says:

    I forget if PST is before or after EST but hope i have a chance to win!

  214. avatar JRW Says:

    I love H.P. Lovecraft, but I’m all in for the Dark Verse.

  215. avatar Dave Miller Says:

    Great opportunity.

  216. avatar Sally Welch Says:

    Pick me! Pick me!

  217. avatar Bethany Lo Says:

    I really hope to add these to my collection and get deeper into lovecraft’s fandom!

  218. avatar Kris Kraft Says:

    I love you

  219. avatar Jesper Lillie Says:

    I really like this contest!

  220. avatar Sharkchild Says:

    The winners have been posted! I’ll be sending an email shortly that the winners can respond to in order to give me their shipping addresses. Thank you, all, for participating!

  221. avatar Steve Thompson Says:

    I was to late.

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