Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Cyber Monday Madness!!!

Yesterday was Cyber Monday, and to celebrate, The Mysterious Press marked down prices on all its titles by 80%. I'd be a fool not to take advantage of such an opportunity in the Kindle store, and so I merrily made my way through the publisher's catalogue on my Kindle Paperwhite. I took advantage of this sale to complete my e-collections by Charlotte Armstrong and David Handler, and made some serious headway on the Stuart Kaminsky, Ron Goulart, and Ross Thomas fronts. And then just for fun I got some random Edgar winning titles. And then just for fun I listened to recommendations. And then, for even more fun, I picked a few random titles that seemed interesting. So when the dust settled, I ended up with 38 new Kindle books. Here they are below, grouped by author:
I bought this one days before the sale.

THE BETTER TO EAT YOU – Charlotte Armstrong
A LITTLE LESS THAN KIND – Charlotte Armstrong
CATCH-AS-CATCH-CAN – Charlotte Armstrong
THE BLACK-EYED STRANGER – Charlotte Armstrong
A DRAM OF POISON – Charlotte Armstrong
THE SEVENTEEN WIDOWS OF SANS SOUCI – Charlotte Armstrong
THE INNOCENT FLOWER – Charlotte Armstrong
THE TURRET ROOM – Charlotte Armstrong
THE CHOCOLATE COBWEB – Charlotte Armstrong
THE UNSUSPECTED – Charlotte Armstrong
THE GIFT SHOP – Charlotte Armstrong
THE JACK LEVINE TRILOGY – Andrew Bergman
THE THREE-CORNERED HALO – Christianna Brand
DEADLY IMAGE – George Harmon Coxe
FASHIONED FOR MURDER – George Harmon Coxe
HOPSCOTCH – Brian Garfield
BIG BANG – Ron Goulart
BRAINZ, INC. – Ron Goulart
ONE GRAVE TOO MANY – Ron Goulart
THE BOY WHO NEVER GREW UP – David Handler
THE MAN WHO LIVED BY NIGHT – David Handler
THE MAN WHO DIED LAUGHING – David Handler
THE MAN WHO SHOT LEWIS VANCE – Stuart Kaminsky
NEVER CROSS A VAMPIRE – Stuart Kaminsky
A COLD RED SUNRISE – Stuart Kaminsky
FIRES OF LONDON – Janice Law
NIGHT OF THE TOADS – Dennis Lynds
JEOPARDY IS MY JOB – Stephen Marlowe
KILLERS ARE MY MEAT – Stephen Marlowe
DANGER IS MY LINE – Stephen Marlowe
THE GREAT DETECTIVES: THE WORLD’S MOST CELEBRATED SLEUTHS UNMASKED BY THEIR AUTHORS – ed. Otto Penzler
THE HIGHBINDERS – Ross Thomas
PROTOCOL FOR A KIDNAPPING – Ross Thomas
THE SEERSUCKER WHIPSAW – Ross Thomas
THE COLD WAR SWAP – Ross Thomas
CAST A YELLOW SHADOW – Ross Thomas
THE FOOLS IN TOWN ARE ON OUR SIDE – Ross Thomas

You should see me right now-- I'm as pleased as the cat who knows perfectly well where the canary has disappeared to. This should keep me out of trouble for the next two days. (*wink, wink*) I hope people saw the sale in time to take advantage of it-- and hopefully the Mysterious Press does this again next year! Here's to the wonders of discovering new authors!

2 comments:

  1. Wonderful stuff Patrick - in afct, I only have a few of these and they all look great! Those of us still stuck with those paper-bound thingamebobs are well and truly envious!

    Cartacei te salutant

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    1. Although I do prefer regular books to ebooks, the machine is remarkably convenient in some situations, such as reading at work. So I'm very glad to get these books! :)

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