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Slave to Sensation by Nalini Singh, a blogging experiment

See updated note below

WIN $200 AMAZON Gift certificate from by participating in a blogging experiment

UPDATE To see if you have been entered, please check this post. I have listed all the entrants that I know of. If I haven’t caught you, leave a comment and I’ll get you on the list. No worries if the image doesn’t load. Contest will end on September 5, 2006. The contest is only open to those who are 18 years or older. I don’t want to get an unhappy parent suing me for corrupting their children!

I am participating in a blogging experiment hosted at To enter the contest, put up this blurb, image, and trackback and you are entered to win the following prize package.

  • $200 Amazon gift certificate
  • Signed copy of Slave to Sensation
  • New Zealand goodies chosen by Singh
  • ARC of Christine Feehan’s October 31 release: Conspiracy Game

You can read about the experiment here and you can download the code that you need to participate here.

Nalini Singh
Berkley / September 2006


Welcome to a future where emotion is a crime and powers of the mind clash brutally against those of the heart.

Sascha Duncan is one of the Psy, a psychic race that has cut off its emotions in an effort to prevent murderous insanity. Those who feel are punished by having their brains wiped clean, their personalities and memories destroyed.

Lucas Hunter is a Changeling, a shapeshifter who craves sensation, lives for touch. When their separate worlds collide in the serial murders of Changeling women, Lucas and Sascha must remain bound to their identities — or sacrifice everything for a taste of darkest temptation.


Jane Litte is the founder of Dear Author, a lawyer, and a lover of pencil skirts. She self publishes NA and contemporaries (and publishes with Berkley and Montlake) and spends her downtime reading romances and writing about them. Her TBR pile is much larger than the one shown in the picture and not as pretty. You can reach Jane by email at jane @ dearauthor dot com


  1. CindyS
    Aug 20, 2006 @ 05:12:30

    Okay, I’ve discovered that I can’t any of the links to work on this page so it might be my machine. I’ll check back later to see if other are able to do it.

    CindyS – too brain dead right now to figure this out!

  2. Nicole
    Aug 20, 2006 @ 08:50:17

    The excerpt link at the end doesn’t work. I think you need the http in with the url.

  3. Jane
    Aug 20, 2006 @ 09:04:49

    Thanks Nicole. All fixed.

  4. Karen Scott
    Aug 20, 2006 @ 12:38:30

    I’ll post this tomorrow, I already have two posts up today! This should be very successful methinks!

  5. Kristie(J)
    Aug 20, 2006 @ 13:19:12

    I’m in and linked!

  6. Holly
    Aug 20, 2006 @ 13:24:49

    I posted this on my site, too. Verra interesting.

  7. Karen Scott
    Aug 20, 2006 @ 13:37:45

    OK, I put it up, seeing as I’ll probably be MIA til Wednesday!

  8. Karen Scott
    Aug 20, 2006 @ 13:39:32

    Oh, how do I track back?

  9. Meljean
    Aug 20, 2006 @ 13:52:29

    I put it up, but my blog platform doesn’t do trackbacks — the link is here.

  10. Charlene
    Aug 20, 2006 @ 15:41:35

    What a great idea! I’ve set my entry to post tomorrow morning. I’ve been looking forward to this book ever since I saw the cover. It sounds fanastic!

  11. Erin the Innocent
    Aug 20, 2006 @ 16:57:55

    The book sounds fantastic! I’d like to be a part of this : )

  12. Nonny
    Aug 20, 2006 @ 16:58:00

    I’m in… are track-backs supposed to show up in the comments field or are you guys getting notifications just by email?

  13. Jane
    Aug 20, 2006 @ 17:36:24

    Unfortunately, Nonny, my trackbacks don’t seem to be working, but i am keeping track here

  14. Rosario
    Aug 20, 2006 @ 17:57:40

    Ok, done!

    This is such a great idea!

  15. Carol Burnside
    Aug 20, 2006 @ 19:00:12

    I participated, but can’t get the picture to load. Tried about 6 times and gave up. Everything else posts. Does that work?

  16. Marg
    Aug 20, 2006 @ 19:26:56

    I’m done! Although I have no idea how to Trackback! The link is


  17. Maura Anderson
    Aug 20, 2006 @ 21:24:22

    I just put it up at:

    Realms of the Raven

  18. Dorothy Thompson
    Aug 21, 2006 @ 01:20:01

    I’m in and what a cool way to promote!

  19. Menage a Kat
    Aug 21, 2006 @ 01:32:38

    Because experiments are fun!…

    I am participating in a blogging experiment hosted at What fun!…

  20. CindyS
    Aug 21, 2006 @ 04:37:17

    So, I’m a huge dunce because I couldn’t figure out why the ‘code’ page didn’t have the HTML tags all showing so I could paste it in my HTML window. You guys have magic shit that you just paste in the dummy mode. Super cool.

    Yeah, so I just posted at my blog


  21. Mandy M. Roth
    Aug 21, 2006 @ 07:45:40

    I posted it but I’m not smart enough to work the trackbacks…okay, I don’t even know what those are.

    *hiding in corner with dunce blogging cap on*

  22. J. Salyers
    Aug 21, 2006 @ 08:11:41

    Posted this in my blog as well, though I’m also not sure how to do trackbacks.

    It can be found here

  23. Carol Burnside
    Aug 21, 2006 @ 09:17:30

    I posted it but I’m not smart enough to work the trackbacks-okay, I don’t even know what those are.

    Don’t feel bad, Mandy, there’s plenty of us in the same (Trackback) boat with you. Is it simply a link back to the original post? Is it html code we need to put in? Is it already built in and we did it but don’t know it? LOL! Inquiring minds are waiting to be educated!!!

  24. Jennifer B
    Aug 21, 2006 @ 09:21:12

    Put the code up at:


    Jennifer B

  25. Jane
    Aug 21, 2006 @ 09:26:37

    Theoretically, trackbacks are simply links in a post that “trackback” to the original post. The magical link is supposed to be in the code and sometimes it is working and sometimes not, but I think I am still catching every one. :)

  26. Zeek
    Aug 21, 2006 @ 09:58:40

    Blog it!

    Although I have a question.

    The Code link to downloard for posting isn’t really a html code? Or am I assuming something?

    Anyway I got all the links in!

    My Blog

  27. Zeek
    Aug 21, 2006 @ 10:00:07

    yeesh. Sorry for the double post. And I see someone answered my question!


  28. Amanda Brice
    Aug 21, 2006 @ 15:06:20

    I blogged it today. :)

  29. Kristina Cook
    Aug 21, 2006 @ 15:46:06

    As a new-ish author myself, I’m always up for an experiment like this. It’s up on my MySpace blog.

  30. Missy Shears
    Aug 21, 2006 @ 18:08:05

    hi Nalini,

    this is so cool! I hope this entes me in the contest.


  31. Ash arceneaux (diva ashley)
    Aug 21, 2006 @ 21:43:59

    I blogged ya!! Both at my myspace and my blog!

  32. Sienna Dawn
    Aug 22, 2006 @ 00:34:23

    Hey Nalini,
    This is a great idea. How cool.
    I’ve got you blogged on both my
    Sienna blog and my Ember blog.
    Not sure about the trackback code
    though. Hope it worked. K, so I
    admit I’m an HTML dummy. LOL.
    Good luck with the book.

  33. Sela
    Aug 22, 2006 @ 07:11:54

    You’re up at my blog, Nalini! I’m another trackback eejit, but I got the cover, blurb and excerpt link going.

  34. Meredith
    Aug 23, 2006 @ 07:04:38

    I’d like to be a part of this

  35. Katy Hamann
    Aug 23, 2006 @ 07:40:30

    This is on my blog. :-) Sounds terrific!

  36. Abookworm
    Aug 23, 2006 @ 09:25:24

    Count me in this! The post is up at a bookworm’s diary

    And like others before me, I’ve no idea what trackbacks/permalinks are. Help!

  37. Devon
    Aug 23, 2006 @ 14:01:04

    I just wanted to let you know that’s it’s up on my blog as well. Blogger help tells me they do not support trackbacks, I will attempt to permalink later.

  38. Linda
    Aug 23, 2006 @ 16:45:50

    I have posted it on my LiveJournal site.
    Here is my link with the information


  39. Linda
    Aug 23, 2006 @ 17:01:47

    I have also posted it here at myspace site. Cause I do talk with alot of authors & readers there. I love to share this with them as well :)

    I hope it’s ok to post about this contest in to different sites? If not I will be glad to respect you’s and take it off on of my sites. Just let me know.

    Thank You,


  40. RachaelfromNJ
    Aug 28, 2006 @ 15:24:05

    I posted it on my LJ blog site.

  41. Tara Marie
    Aug 31, 2006 @ 09:28:04

    I was on vacation when you started your project, but posted it today…

    here’s my code:

    if it’s too late that’s okay, I ordered the book and am looking forward to it.

  42. Lisa R.
    Sep 03, 2006 @ 23:53:47

    Hi Everyone! Enter me in contest too Please!

  43. Lisa
    Dec 08, 2006 @ 21:38:32

    Hi Nalini,
    The book sound great! I see my post to the side here.
    Here I post the whole thing on my myspace.


  44. aas
    Feb 02, 2007 @ 14:09:56


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