It’s been a long time since we’ve done a give away. Too long. Cause we just love to give our readers a chance to win something.

So this time we’re giving away


– two e-book versions of Still Life by LT Smith and

– one paperback of Still Life by LT Smith.

But that isn’t all. Nope. We’re also giving away

– two ebook versions of Barring Complications by Blythe Rippon

– one t-shirt (size XL) featuring the cover of Barring Complications, as well as

– one cap featuring the cover of Barring Complications.



If you want to participate in the giveaway, leave a comment or send an e-mail to
The deadline for the giveaway is Tuesday 11.59 p.m. EST, which means 6 a.m. on Wednesday in Germany.

We’ll do the drawing on Wednesday and will then contact the winners directly.

In case you don’t want to wait and see if you won a copy:
Still Life 
is available as e-book from Amazon and Smashwords.
Barring Complications is available from Amazon and Smashwords as well.

The Ylva team

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  1. Kathy Brodland October 5, 2014 at 14:05 - Reply

    Oh please pretty please May I win an eBook? Anything from Ylva authors is well worth reading. 🙂

  2. Trish Whelan October 5, 2014 at 14:14 - Reply

    Great giveaways! I would love a paperback book. (“,)

  3. Kelly October 5, 2014 at 14:17 - Reply

    I’d love one!

  4. Dava Gamble October 5, 2014 at 14:28 - Reply

    Still Life shares the top spot for my favorite books by LT Smith and I would love a printed copy but would also be happy with any publications by Ylva. Thanks

  5. amy October 5, 2014 at 14:39 - Reply

    Throw my name in that drawing, Ylva has awesome giveaways 🙂

  6. Wilma October 5, 2014 at 14:44 - Reply

    Blythe rippons new book sounds like an interesting read, a chance to win an ebook would be great thanks.

  7. Helen October 5, 2014 at 15:05 - Reply

    Thanks for the giveaways Put my name in the hat please

  8. Angela King-McGavin October 5, 2014 at 15:09 - Reply

    Both books sound great! I want to read both of them!

  9. Jay Odon October 5, 2014 at 15:11 - Reply

    who wouldn’t want to win a copy of these books?? count me in, keeping my fingers crossed!!

  10. Anne October 5, 2014 at 15:26 - Reply

    Would be fab to win any of the offerings – thanks YVLA

  11. Sissy Willis October 5, 2014 at 15:26 - Reply

    I would love to win a copy of either 1 of your books 🙂

  12. Chris October 5, 2014 at 16:04 - Reply

    Let’s try my luck (put me only in the drawing for ebooks, I live in Europe)

  13. Sarah l October 5, 2014 at 16:26 - Reply

    Count me in would love to win a copy of still life!!

  14. Svetla October 5, 2014 at 17:09 - Reply

    Me too, please.

  15. H October 5, 2014 at 17:31 - Reply

    I already have still life so could you put me in the draw for Barring complication ebook thanks H

  16. Sally October 5, 2014 at 17:46 - Reply

    Would love to win an ebook copy of still life!!

  17. Rina October 5, 2014 at 17:48 - Reply

    I would love to win…I love reading anything you guys put out!

  18. Sharon October 5, 2014 at 18:02 - Reply

    I loved Barring Complications. I would love a copy of Still Life is it is anything close to Barring Complications

  19. Helen October 5, 2014 at 18:09 - Reply

    Would like to enter draw for ebook Barring Complications please

  20. Tami Bartels October 5, 2014 at 18:11 - Reply

    Geek and lesbian are my middle names, so count me in the running! 🙂

  21. Sharon CLark October 5, 2014 at 18:24 - Reply

    Would love to win an e-book of either. Both look like good reads 🙂

  22. Linda Curbow October 5, 2014 at 19:04 - Reply

    Count me in! 🙂

  23. Marie Foose October 5, 2014 at 19:31 - Reply

    I am up for the giveaway! I would like either of the books! Thanks!!

  24. Conchita Fonseca October 5, 2014 at 19:33 - Reply

    Yes please! Even though I have read both ebooks already and highly recommend them to everyone – I would absolutely love to win one of the paper versions. Hey that tshirt or hat would be amazing. Well done Ylva! You just keep getting better. 🙂

  25. Ameliah Faith October 5, 2014 at 20:15 - Reply

    Ylva is one of the greatest companies I have ever had the pleasure of finding!

  26. petra October 5, 2014 at 21:05 - Reply

    Wow what a giveaway! Count me in please!!

  27. Joni October 5, 2014 at 22:54 - Reply

    YLVA ROCKS! Thanks for all you do.

  28. SueH October 6, 2014 at 00:06 - Reply

    Am reading Barring Complications at the moment, it is terrific. Already bought both in ebooks but would love to be in the running for the paperback, tee or cap

  29. Lindsay October 6, 2014 at 00:30 - Reply

    Would love to win either of these books in either format! I quite enjoyed the snippets provided on Amazon. Even if I don’t win I will be getting these eventually! Also I just love Jae! Can hardly wait for Next of Kin to be re-released! Fingers crossed for the drawing!

  30. Marlene October 6, 2014 at 00:49 - Reply

    Great giveaway. Thanks for all you do for readers!

  31. Lee Fitzsimmons October 6, 2014 at 01:10 - Reply

    Love LT’swork. would enjoy either an ebook or paperback.

  32. RJ October 6, 2014 at 04:58 - Reply

    Terrific giveaway! Please count me in.

  33. Rai October 6, 2014 at 06:39 - Reply

    Thank you so much for the giveaways. I would love an e-book copy of Still Life.

  34. Brenda October 6, 2014 at 10:09 - Reply

    I would so love a paperback copy of LT Smith – Still Life. That would be so awesome and would complete my collection of her books. Thanks.

  35. Devlyn October 6, 2014 at 11:17 - Reply

    Congratulations to you all at Ylva on your finalist status. I would love to win Barring Complications but I intend to buy it anyway so please put me in the draw for either the hat or the shirt. Thanks..

  36. Catherine October 6, 2014 at 13:07 - Reply

    Love books, T-shirts and hats not so much.

  37. B October 6, 2014 at 15:10 - Reply

    Cool! All of those freebies are fun! 😉

  38. gwen October 6, 2014 at 15:18 - Reply

    I would love to win one of the ebooks!!!

  39. Widdershins October 6, 2014 at 18:36 - Reply

    Yay. A giveaway! … Will pass on the T-shirt (too small) and the cap (don’t wear ’em) but I’m in for everything else! 🙂

  40. Cindy G October 6, 2014 at 20:52 - Reply

    I’d love a chance to win either book! Please enter me in the drawing.

  41. Lisa T. October 6, 2014 at 22:27 - Reply

    I’d love to win a paperback copy of Still Life. Thank you for doing the giveaway!

  42. Gabrielle October 7, 2014 at 00:34 - Reply

    I already bought L.T. Smith’s Still Life and loved it but I’d love to win Barring Complications by Blythe Rippon pleaseeee. 🙂

  43. Gabrielle October 7, 2014 at 00:35 - Reply

    an e-book if possible since im nowhere near germany. lol

  44. Kim Johnson October 7, 2014 at 07:32 - Reply

    I’d love to win a book!

  45. Lara Estes October 7, 2014 at 13:57 - Reply

    A novel idea, giving books away that is.

  46. Tami October 7, 2014 at 16:37 - Reply

    Thanks for all these giveaways…pls put me in the draw for Barring Complications (ebook). Of course winning anything would be a joy in itself! Thanks once again and good luck to all.

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