I’m pleased to announce that Once Was Lost, Marty Singer #6, is finally available for pre-order! It’s been a long wait, I know, but the team at Thomas & Mercer has been working diligently to make this the best Marty yet. [Read more…]
A NEW BOOK!
Autumn, my favorite season, is running out the door with Winter fast behind it, but that just means more opportunities to read as the sun sets earlier and there are darn few reasons to go outside.
Speaking of reading, I’ve just released a new (non-Marty Singer) book, Stealing Sturgis on Amazon.com. It’s an Elmore Leonard-esque caper with plenty of fights, car chases, an explosive ending–and it’s just $.99 for a limited time!
To thank you for your support, I’m offering it for just $.99 for a limited time, so grab your copy now! As always, if you enjoy it, I would appreciate it if you’d tell a friend and leave a 3 or 4 sentence review on Amazon!
p.s. There have been some formatting issues with the Kindle Reader versions of the book for iPad/iPhone, but the problems should be solved soon. The books is perfectly readable, but it just isn’t as handsome as it should be and it looks fine on any Kindle e-reader!
I am thrilled to announce that A Reason to Live has been nominated by Big Al’s Books and Pals for their 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards! I made it past the 1,400 books submitted and the 368 actually reviewed to make it into Big Al’s top echelon.
But I need your help! Winners are selected by votes, so please cast yours for A Reason to Live over at Big Al’s place, http://booksandpals.blogspot.com/. While you’re there, check out the nominees in the other genres…there are some wonderful books there.
If you want to get a look inside the book before voting, I recently made A Reason to Live free on Kobo and Smashwords, so grab your copy now (free on Amazon, iTunes, and B&N soon!) and take a gander before casting your vote.
p.s. Voting goes until midnight (EST) March 12th, so tell your friends!
Some interesting things afoot here in Matt Iden Land. To wit:
I’m guest blogging on Omnimystery News today about the inspiration for my protagonist, Marty Singer. If you said Spenser, Reacher, or Pike…you’re way off. Check out the blog to find out why!
Omnimystery is also kindly holding a contest for Blueblood, the second in my Marty Singer series. Three copies (paper or electrons, your choice) being given away. Head on over, read the blog post (you’ll need a code found in my guest post), and enter the contest. Ends October 25! Enter now or be forever cursed!
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A Reason to Live is being featured on the Bawdy Book blog tomorrow, October 19. While ARTLisn’t the steamy norm for this corner of the internet, blogger Jennifer Adams was kind enough to make an exception in my case (hey, there aren’t one but TWO sex scenes in the novel). Please swing by and give her a vote, a comment, or at least one tick upward in her site metrics.
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Kindle Nation Daily is set to run a sponsored excerpt of A Reason to Live on October 23. Their “Free Kindle Nation Shorts Excerpt – Email Blast” goes out to “over 32,000 opt-in email or Kindle edition subscribers.” They’ll be running a 20,000 word excerpt from A Reason to Live that I hope will wow a whole new raft of consumers in time for…well, it’s a little early for Christmas, but never too late to read a book!
This is the last of three recent attempts to buy love on the internet, the other two being ads on Ereader News Today and Goodreads. When all the numbers are in, I hope to do a wrap up on the return on investment (and effort).
Head on over to GoodReads.com for your chance to win an autographed copy of my crime fiction short story collection, one bad twelve! The contest ends in just 2 days, so hurry up!
Registering at GoodReads gives you the opportunity to participate in reading groups, chat with authors, and enter daily giveaways to win many other books, as well. It’s a great site that brings readers and writers together.
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