Subscriber Audiobook Giveaway
For a limited time (the first 100 subscribers), Rachael will personally send new subscribers from 19/02/2022 a unique code to claim a free audiobook with Authors Direct. The audiobook code will redeem Noah Finn & the Art of Suicide (recommended for adults) only.
Once you have received your code, you should download the Authors Direct app or visit https://authors-direct.com/redeem/. Enter the code and your e-mail address to redeem the free audiobook.
Rachael would very much appreciate it if you could leave a review of the audiobook once you have listened, which will help to spread the word about the novella duology. If you are reviewing or endorsing the audiobook, you must disclose that you received it for free in that review.
If you have not claimed your code within 5 working days, Rachael reserves the right to re-assign your code to another reader to ensure nobody misses out on the offer. Codes are limited. Giveaway codes may be limited to certain territories, and please note that not all retailer platforms will allow you to leave a review if you have not purchased direct from them.
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