After quite a while resting on my more or less laurels (past listings) it's time to get a move on and put up some more listings. My goal is five books every day from now on. This should be achievable, but not according to my past performance.

These books get listed in three places: on Amazon, Biblio, and Half. Books without ISBNs (older books) generally will not be listed on half. My prices might vary between these three places. Amazon and Half tell me competing prices, so I peg mine on them. Thus, if the lowest price for Deadly Percheron is $98 on Amazon, I might peg mine at $95. If it weren't my only copy maybe I'd be more reasonable. In fact, I think my Biblio listing is more reasonable.

Going forward (and possibly backward), links to titles of books will send you to the main Amazon listing. My listing will be somewhere amidst the other maybe 237 listings. This is where my photo of the book can be seen, which will probably be a better one than the one Amazon features. Half doesn't let me attach my own photo—at least I don't think it does. Photos are also at biblio. Lots of older listings still don't have photos. Nor updated prices.

I've been lousy at selling direct via email. Sorry about that, if you've tried me. Listing through the major portals keeps me honest—also prompt and reliable.

Sunday, July 1, 2007

---Email rec'd:
DOUBLE ACT a new novella from LH Maynard & MPN Sims

Walter Coker and Charlie Hass are a successful comedy double act in the theatre of 1950’s: England; Coker and Hass, a laugh a minute, as their bill-matter read. Best of friends in life as well as professional perfection on stage.

When Charlie dies unexpectedly it soon becomes obvious the rose tinted view of them was slightly smeared. Gradually as life as a single act becomes reality for Walter the legacy left to him becomes terrifyingly real.

Events in Charlie’s past creep in to haunt his partner; and things Walter has done just add fuel to the flames. Charlie had resentments and death won’t be a barrier to resolving them.

This is a return to the traditional ghost story for Maynard & Sims. This novella would not be out of place in their classic collections, Echoes Of Darkness or Shadows At Midnight. This is a ghost story told with all the enigmatic elements of their work.

Double Act is a trade paperback from Nyx Books of USA.

$14.99 from all online sellers internationally including Amazon.

---I'm not carrying this, but maybe could if anyone is interested

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