Sorry to be so slow in sending out the books. I've had a very strange emotional energy around the end of the series, compounded by Life in General.
Here are the contest winners who have LJ messaged me their address.
Grand Prize: alarisiel333
I am packing them today. Really.
Lucky #7 Nightrunner book is out!
Alec: THE DAY OF THE GREAT CONTEST HAS ARRIVED!
Seregil: We've catalogued each entry and put each word in separate hats for drawing.
Micum: And a damn lot of cutting into strips it was!
Alec, impatiently: Thero, what is the lucky word?
Thero holds a delicate glass walnut on the palm of his left hand. Inside is a tightly rolled slip of parchment sealed with a tiny drop of green wax and the letter "A", for Adzriel, who chose and sent the word. He waves his crystal wand over it once, twice, thrice and the little container splits open. He picks out the rolled of parchment and places it in Alec's hand. The younger man eagerly breaks the seal and unrolls it.
Seregil: Well, talí? What is it?
Alec, laughing: The lucky word is . . . . Haba!
Seregil: You're joking.
Alec: Here, see for yourself, Haba!
Micum: So, here's the hat with the names of the folks who chose that word. Who will draw?
Seregil: Alec, you do the honors. Will each winner message Lynn your mailing address as soon as possible? Ready, boys?
Micum holds the hat high and Alec reaches up, feels about, and pulls out a strip of parchment. "And our grand prize winner, who will receive the complete signed set of the Nightrunner Series, including SHARDS OF TIME is . . .
!!! alarisiel333 !!!
Micum: And our six runners up, who will receive a signed copy of the book this spring, as soon as it is available to Lynn (which should be a bit earlier than it will be on the shelves!) are:
Seregil: Thanks to everyone who played with us! It was a pleasure hearing your thoughts. Please send Lynn your mailing address at: firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: LJ CONTEST WINNER 2013
Alec: The happiest of holidays to you all, whatever you celebrate. We're getting ready to put out all the fires here in Rhiminee and attend the Mourning Night ceremony. Then? Well, games in the dark!