Official site for the high/dark fantasy books of authors Barb Hendee and J. C. Hendee, including the Noble Dead Saga (a.k.a. The Noble Dead series), the Mist-Torn Witches series, the Vampire Memories series, and TNDS: Tales from the world of the Noble Dead Saga.

Noble Dead Raffle #4—NOW OPEN!

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S3B3_red_ribbonFirst, the winner for Noble Dead Raffle #3 is…

Andrew Nigro has won a signed, hardbound, first edition of S3B2: The Dog in the Dark. Later today, the prize will be on its way to his doorstep. Congratulations Andrew!

Time for the fourth and final raffle for a novel in the Noble Dead Saga. The final prize is a signed hardbound first edition of the coming S3B3: A Wind in the Night

More raffles will be coming in the near future and likely sometime in February. For now, this is your last chance to get a copy of this book before anyone else.

Please follow the instructions below so your entry is confirmed on the first submission. This raffle is open to readers in the USA… and CANADA and MEXICO…

Deadline for receipt of all entries is Friday, December 27th, Midnight PST (via the received timestamp on your emailed entry). By the following Monday, one random winner will be notified via email.

Go to “Contact” at and submit the following information correctly:

Name: [First and Last in full]
Email: [where winner will be notified]
Street Address, City, State, Zip Code


  1. Your Account: use one that you check at least once per day.
  2. Your HTML/RTF email filter: If you screen for spam by rejecting HTML/RTF content, white-list “” in your email program and/or server to be certain you receive notification if you win. We do not send email spam—ever!
  3. Your address/domain email filter: If you screen for spam by rejecting sender addresses / domains not pre-verified, adjust your filter rules to accept email from “” or you will not receive the notification if you win. We do not respond to any form of email sender verification processes or request. Neither the Hendees nor the volunteer staff have time for this.
  4. Your emailed entry: Barb and J.C. have full control of all participant information; you will not be added to a mailing list. All entries are fully discarded / deleted once their associated raffle is completed.

Winner Selection Process

  1. Each entry is checked by staff for required contact and delivery information. Correct and complete entries are confirmed by email reply within 72 hours. Incomplete entries are discarded and, if possible, the entrant is notified.
  2. After the raffle’s closing date/time, all entries are checked for duplicates based on Name, Email, and Delivery Address. Clear duplicates are discarded. Indeterminate ones may receive an email query at our discretion.
  3. Verified entries are assigned a number by order of date/time received. The total number of entries is entered into a pure random number generator to select the winner [see].
  4. The winner is notified via email and confirmation of delivery information is requested. The winner has 48 hours to respond from date/time of on our sent notice. If no response is received in that time, the winner’s entry is discarded and a new winner is selected according to Step 3.
  5. Upon confirmation of delivery information, the winner will be announced via and its news distribution systems at the next available opportunity. The awarded prize will arrive on the winner’s doorstep by standard USPS mail, usually within 10 business days of being shipped. (NOTE: delivery time might more during the holiday season.)

    So get your entry in now!