Enter to Win 55 Cozy Mystery Books plus Kindle Fire!

Guess who’s participating in this promo from BookSweeps? (Me!) Enter to win more than 55 Cozy Mysteries, including books from authors like ANNE R TAN, NIKKI HAVERSTOCK, N GEMINI SASSON, CINDY BELL, CHRISTY MURPHY and DAVID BISHOP. This giveaway from BookSweeps ends tonight! If you haven’t already entered, don’t miss your chance to win more … Continue reading Enter to Win 55 Cozy Mystery Books plus Kindle Fire!

FREE 4-Mystery Boxset – Part of the Rafferty and Llewellyn 17-Book Series

FREE FOR YOU! FIRST FOUR NOVELS IN RAFFERTY & LLEWELLYN MYSTERY SERIES

4-Book Mystery Bundle 99c First 4 Novels in the Rafferty & Llewellyn series.

'Contagious detective duo' Rafferty & Llewellyn pit their wits against the killers in the first four novels of a $2.99 mystery bundle.

FREE! DEAD BEFORE MORNING #1 in my 15-strong Rafferty and Llewellyn series

Just to let you know that DEAD BEFORE MORNING, the first in my 15-strong Rafferty & Llewellyn police procedural series, is now FREE! (only in the UK so far; I hope to persuade Amazon to price-match in other countries also, but no luck so far). I expect to keep it free for the foreseeable future … Continue reading FREE! DEAD BEFORE MORNING #1 in my 15-strong Rafferty and Llewellyn series

All about the indie life v traditional publishing: See my article on the storyreadingapesblog

I wrote an article about my experiences both before and after I took up the indie author lifestyle for thestoryreadingapesblog. I enjoyed writing it and I've had some lovely, appreciative comments for my honesty (Rafferty's family wouldn't be impressed!). If you're contemplating the indie life yourself, you could do worse than take a look. Here's … Continue reading All about the indie life v traditional publishing: See my article on the storyreadingapesblog

GIANT PROMOTIONS GIVEAWAY

Along with a lot of other authors, I'm giving away two copies of Reluctant queen and two copies of Dead Before Morning, the first in my Rafferty and Llewellyn mystery series, in the giant giveaway.http://klearsreviews.blogspot.com/2011/06/giant-promotions-giveaway.htmlto find out more.

BESTSELLER STATUS? OR NOT?

Well , I don't know. Confused or what? I proudly boasted in my last post about being on Kindle's Bestseller List. and I was. But I'm now wondering if these lists actually have anything to do with sales.According to my own data, Down Among the Dead Men is currently selling poorly, yet according to kindle's … Continue reading BESTSELLER STATUS? OR NOT?

DEAD BEFORE MORNING BESTSELLER IN ALL CATEGORIES!

This morning, Dead Before Morning is No 28 in UK Police Procedural Bestsellers in ALL categories, including print! Woo! Hoo!

BESTSELLER ON KINDLE!

DEAD BEFORE MORNING is today number 23 in the Police Procedural (Top 100 Paid) Bestsellers on kindle UK. I'm above Donna Leon's Acqua Alta (24), Laura Lippman's to the Power of Three (29) and Karin Slaughter's Blindsighted (30)!The book is also in the Top 100 under Crime - Thrillers and Mysteries - Police Procedurals at No. 33 and No … Continue reading BESTSELLER ON KINDLE!

Marketing For Writers

Your book's been accepted. How wonderful! Congratulations. It's a terrific, feeling, isn't it, after all those rejections? But now comes the real work. What? You thought you'd done the work and that now came the pleasure? Ha! Think again. Writing the book's only half of it. And if you're a techno-thickie, like me, you'll be … Continue reading Marketing For Writers