Win a free copy of The Painting, signed by Charis Cotter. 

Starting on September 25, Tundra Books will be giving away one free copy of The Painting every week for six weeks.

How to enter: Listen to the recording, below, of Charis reading from the book. Send her an email at, naming three things that Annie sees in the painting. Give your name, your hometown, and your age.

Charis will draw a name from the entries every week, and announce it on her website. The six winners will receive their books in the mail.

This contest is open to people under the age of 17.


Listen to the first few pages of The Painting, read by author Charis Cotter







An accident. A painting. A mystery.


"… a cleverly constructed, compellingly paced mystery that’s part time-slip story, part ghost story, part meditation on the power of dreaming … Full of emotional truth and connection."  —Kirkus


Release date: September 19, 2017

Buy a copy here.




September 5, 2017

The Swallow: A Ghost Story has just been released in paperback, with a spooky new cover designed by Jensine Eckwall.

 Buy a copy here.