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When I'm not delving into historical research, I'm planning a character's demise.

Tuesday, March 05, 2013

No Strings Attached Blog Hop

3/12/2013 - CONGRATULATIONS to Vicki S., winner of my giveaway of Bread & Butter the Murders of Polly Frisch

This blog hop is brought to you by I Am A Reader, Not A Writer blog. 
MARCH 5 - 11

This is hop for all the people who hate jumping through hoops to enter giveaways.

This is a no strings attached, no requirements to enter hop. You don't have to tweet about it, blog about it--none of that. Just enter below. Here at my blog you are entering to win one copy of

Bread & Butter: The Murders of Polly Frisch.

Check the links at the bottom of the post for other participating blogs.


The true account of Polly Frisch from the town of Alabama, New York, who, in 1857, was arrested for the murder of her husband and daughters. The punishment for such a crime was the gallows. Would Polly be the first woman in Genesee County history to be hanged for murder?

Bread & Butter is the true story of Polly Frisch who poisoned her family with arsenic and the five trials it took to convict her. New. Right from publisher's shipping box. 2nd edition published July 2000. Perfect bound. 5 1/2"W x 8 1/2"H. Signed by both authors, Ellen Bachorski--and myself, Cindy Amrhein. (Soon to be on Kindle!)


Although comments are always welcome it is not required to enter this giveaway. To enter to win a copy of this book, use the rafflecopter below between March 5-11 (Ends at midnight on the 11th EST). This way the winner is randomly picked and I have contact info to notify the winner. It's that simple! One entry per person. The winner will be announced in this blog post for all to see within 24 hours of contest's end and an email sent to the winner. The winner will have 48 hours to respond to the email or another winner will be chosen.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Here is a list of the other bloggers participating.



  1. I like the idea of a "no strings attached" blog hop! I'm up to my ears in work right now so I can't participate, but if you have another one of these in the future I certainly will!

  2. My first time at this kind of hop.

  3. Thanks so much for being part of this fab. Hop! This book sounds amazing! I am intrigued! I love history!!!!

  4. Sounds like such a cool book! Thanks for the giveaway :)

  5. It is turning out to be quite the fun hop. I've done some hopping around myself. :)I'm glad you all find my giveaway an interesting book. Thank you for stopping by and entering!

  6. I don't know this story but it sounds interesting.

  7. 3/12/2013 - CONGRATULATIONS to Vicki S., winner of my giveaway of Bread & Butter the Murders of Polly Frisch

    Thanks everyone for visiting my site and entering!


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