Saturday, October 30, 2010

8 POUNDS Update

My Kindle short story collection 8 POUNDS: EIGHT TALES OF CRIME, HORROR, AND SUSPENSE has been out two weeks now, and in that time, it's garnered some fantastic reviews. Reviews like this one over at I Meant to Read That:
You will never get such a wonderful collection of gems again at such a bargain price, so what are you waiting for? Hit that button and download it now...
And like this one, by the lovely Elizabeth A. White, who went an extra dozen or so miles by not only posting the review on her fantastic book blog, but also on Amazon, Shelfari, Goodreads, and! (Side note: if ever I run for public office, I want Elizabeth to manage my campaign, 'cause damn.)
In 8 POUNDS: EIGHT TALES OF CRIME, HORROR, AND SUSPENSE Holm serves up eight wonderfully entertaining short stories that will have you up late into the night reading, and leave you hungry for more.
Meanwhile, over at Amazon, Lauren Winters writes:
[...]$.99 is a criminally small price to pay for this stellar collection.
And Steve Weddle, ace editor of Needle Magazine, has this to say:
When you're twenty-seven deep in line at his ninth book signing, you'll still remember these stories. They're THAT good.
I couldn't be happier at how warmly 8 POUNDS has been received, and each and every person who's taken the time to read, review, or hype it (like Hilary Davidson, John Hornor Jacobs, and a whole host of fantastic folks on Twitter) has my sincere gratitude.

So... wanna see what all the fuss is about? Pop on over to Amazon and give it a download. You do have an Amazon account, don't you? Of course you do; everybody does. And really, that's all you need. Won't take but a sec to download a free Kindle app to your computer or mobile device (there's even a handy link to do so in Amazon's sidebar), and then not only can you get my book on the cheap, you can also pick up some fantastic free fiction like, say, the complete works of Edgar Allan Poe, Mary Shelley's FRANKENSTEIN, or Bram Stoker's DRACULA. God knows that's what I did.

(Oh, and don't forget: there's only three days left to enter my contest for a free copy of the new Beat to a Pulp print anthology! Details here.)