Blogs by John Howard Reid
A Frantic Week!
11/9/2008 1:16:12 AM
Have any other authors out there undergone the nerve-wracking experience of FOUR full-length books being released for sale in a single week? It's somewhat disorienting to say the least!
The four books:
1. "SILENT FILMS AND EARLY TALKIES ON DVD: A Classic Movie Fan's Guide". This 320-page book was due for release last June, but the entire initial print run was bought up by a library supply firm, and not a single copy reached the stores. Not one! It's taken all this time for the book to be reprinted. Release date: Friday, October 31.
2. "MERRYLL MANNING: TRAPPED ON MYSTERY ISLAND". The first of a twelve-book series, featuring Sergeant Merryll Manning of the Miami Police Dept. This mystery thriller was first published overseas way back in 2001. For its first appearance in the USA, I revised the original novel extensively. Release date: Tuesday, November 4.
3. "PROPHET PRIEST AND KING". A sequel of sorts to "In All His Glory" (2006), this historical novel is set in Ancient Israel. Release date: also Tuesday, November 4.
4."A PACKET OF DREAMS". A collection of short stories and essays on various themes and subjects, plus a novelette, "Dead Man Walking", set in Egypt. Release date: Thursday, November 6.
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