Ellery Queen mysteries on sale

roman_hatToday only, Open Road Media is having a $1.99 sale on several Ellery Queen mysteries.

The seven titles on sale are:

The sale prices are good today, Monday January 16, 2017, and are available at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Kobo, Google and Apple.

Related Note: While not on sale, The Ellery Queen Jr. Mystery Stories are available here on Amazon and can be read for free in the Kindle Unlimited program.

 

Daily Links and Deals – Holiday Whodunnits for Book Lovers: The British Library’s Crime Classics

daily_links_1Daily Links for Wednesday, December 14,  2016:

The Wynn Las Vegas is putting an Amazon Echo in every hotel room (The Verge) I miss Alexa when I am not at home, but given the personal limitations and the privacy issues, I’m not too sure about this. Now, these Alexa enabled headphones, on the other hand….

Holiday Whodunnits for Book Lovers: The British Library’s Crime Classics (Publishers Weekly) The British Library is about a lot more than classics and medieval manuscripts.

Amazon starts Prime Air drone delivery trial in the UK — but only with two beta users (Techcrunch) And drone delivery is here – sort of….

Evernote’s new privacy rules may let its employees read your notes (Engadget) This is why I *always* recommend that you uncheck the box that says “allow us to use your data to improve our product”.

Deals of the Day:

Amazon’s selection of Kindle Daily Deals includes a selection of Star Wars comics.

In Today’s Deals, up to 50% off Fossil Watches, bags, accessories, & more.

More device sales before the holidays! The Kindle Paperwhite is on sale for $20 off. There are also deals on Fire tablets: The Fire 7″for $40, the Fire tablet variety pack (3 tablets) for $180, the Fire HD 10 for $200 and the Fire Kids Edition for $90.

Alexa devices: You can also get the Amazon Echo for $140 ($40 off), the Amazon Tap for $90 ($40 off) and the Echo Dot for $40 ($10 off.)

You can still get 12 months of Kindle Unlimited for the special price of $88.99 – that’s $30 off the regular price.

The Barnes and Noble Nook Daily Find is Jane and the Twelve Days of Christmas (Jane Austen Series #12) by Stephanie Barron. The Romance Daily Find is Holiday Wishes by Nora Roberts.

Barnes and Noble also has a selection of NOOK Books Under $2.99.

The new NOOK Tablet is available and is only $49.99.

Kobo’s Daily Deal is Christmas Caramel Murder (A Hannah Swensen Mystery Book 20) by Joanne Fluke. The Extra Daily Deal is The Ghosts Omnibus One by Jonathan Moeller.

Until December 25th, the waterproof Kobo Aura H2O e-reader is on sale for $159.99 (with free shipping).

There is also a selection of Great Reads Under $5 and Bargain Reads in Fiction, in Mystery and other genres. The Kobo Aura One (and the Aura Edition 2 e-readers are now available for order at the Kobo store. (The Aura One is still out of stock until early 2017.)

iTunes’ iTunes’ Great Books, Amazing Deals under $3.99 includes Norwegian by Night by Derek Miller.

Google Books has a selection of Topsellers Under $10. Through December 22nd, you can also rent various Harper Teen books for 24 hours for 99 cents.

(A note on Daily Deals: All prices current at the time of posting and subject to change. Most items marked Daily Deals are good for only the day posted.

Many large promotions have discount pricing that is set by the publisher. This usually means that titles can be found at a discount price across most platforms (with iTunes sometimes being the exception). If you have a favorite retailer you like to patronize, check the title on that website. There is a good chance that they will be matching the sale price.)


Daily Links are interesting links I discover as I go about my online day. The frequency and number of links posted depend upon the daily news. I also post other, different links of interest on Twitter, Facebook, and on the Google Plus eBook Evangelist Page.

Ruth Rendell Thrillers on sale

veiled_oneRuth Rendell was a award winning British writer of police procedurals and psychological crime thrillers. Her creation, Inspector Wexford, was one of her most popular characters. She also wrote under the pseudonym of Barbara Vine.

Six of her novels are on sale today for $1.99 each. The titles are available at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Kobo and iTunes.

And, as a bonus, A Dark-Adapted Eye (Plume) by Ruth Rendell writing as Barbara Vine is available for $1.99. Also, Dark Corners: A Novel is only $2.99.

Joan Hess cozy mysteries

caveatemptorThere’s a special sale today on mysteries by Joan Hess. She is know for writing cozy mysteries with a twist of humor. Select Open Road Media titles are available today for $1.99 at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Kobo, Google and iTunes. Most of the titles on sale are either from the Maggody, Arkansas (Arly Hanks) series or are books written under the name Joan Hadley.

Titles available:

Have you read these?

 

Daily Links and Deals: Digital forensics: from the crime lab to the library

daily_links_1Today, a look at what archivists have to do to work with materials in no longer used formats. Also, a look at what HTML5 and cloud-based apps mean for computing, the popularity of crime fiction in the UK and survey results on how Canadians spend their leisure time. In deals, savings on Kingston and HyperX computer products. Also, the INSANITY workout DVD set and other Beachbody DVDs.

Daily Links for Tuesday, June 8, 2016:

Ericsson survey finds one-fourth of wearable users are dissatisfied with their device (PC World) That is a large percentage of users, isn’t it?

Is HTML5 the new Windows? (Techcrunch) This is an interesting perspective on not only the parallels with the beginning of windows, but an acknowledgement of how important cloud accessibility is to our digital lives.

Crime Pays in the UK: Could It Have to do With the Setting? (Publishing Perspectives) Roomance rules in the US, but in the UK, it’s murder.

Are Canadians spending their leisure time reading? (Booknet Canada) Interesting number crunching about what Canadian leisure time activities. What are they reading?

Digital forensics: from the crime lab to the library (Nature) As formats continue to change, archivists need to work with collections in obsolete formats. As more and more of our life goes in a file and online, this is an issue for the future.

Deals of the Day:

Amazon’s selection of Kindle Daily Deals includes Moonlight in Odessa: A Novel by Janet Skeslien Charles for $1.99.

In Today’s Deals, there’s savings on select Kingston and HyperX computer products: gaming headsets, flash drives, memory, SSD drives, microSDs and more. Also, a sale (50% off) on the INSANITY Base Kit – DVD Workout set.

You can still get $50 off the Fire HD 10 tablet. The 16GB version is only $179.99. It is also available in both 32GB and 64GB models, all for $50 off.

The Barnes and Noble Nook Daily Find is a choice of three books from Graham Masterton for $1.99 each. The Romance Daily Find is Witchful Thinking (Jolie Wilkins Series #3) by H. P. Mallory for 99 cents.

Kobo’s Daily Deal is Have a Nice Guilt Trip by Lisa Scottoline, Francesca Serritella for $2.99. The Extra Daily Deal is Defiant Surrender by Tamara Gill for 99 cents.

iTunes’ Weekly Bestsellers Under $4 includes Before I Go to Sleep by S. J. Watson for $1.99.

(A note on Daily Deals: All prices current at the time of posting and subject to change. Most items marked Daily Deals are good for only the day posted.

Many large promotions have discount pricing that is set by the publisher. This usually means that titles can be found at a discount price across most platforms (with iTunes sometimes being the exception). If you have a favorite retailer you like to patronize, check the title on that website. There is a good chance that they will be matching the sale price.)


Daily Links are interesting links I discover as I go about my online day. The frequency and number of links posted depend upon the daily news. I also post other, different links of interest on Twitter, Facebook, and on the Google Plus eBook Evangelist Page.

Peter Shandy mysteries sale

macleodProlific mystery writer Charlotte MacLeod has been called “America’s Agatha Christie”.  She wrote award winning cozy mysteries under both her own name and a pen name. One of her most entertaining mystery series was the Peter Shandy mysteries which featured botany professor Peter Shandy and his librarian wife, Helen solving mysteries in Balaclava County, Massachusetts.

Today, publisher Open Road Media has put five of the ten books in the series on sale for $2.99 each.  You can find the series at Amazon, Apple, Barnes and Noble, Kobo  and Google. The available titles are:

  • The Luck Runs Out
  • The Curse of the Giant Hogweed
  • Vane Pursuit
  • Something in the Water
  • Exit the Milkman

I also found An Owl Too Many for $1.99! That makes 6 of the 10 books for less than $2.99 each!

I LOVE it when a whole series is available as ebooks!

Enjoy!

Daily Deals: Ed McBain Mysteries

cop_haterDeals for today, December 15, 2015:

Today, Amazon is featuring 31 titles in the Ed McBain classic 87th Precinct mysteries for $1.99 each. (Pictured is book 1, Cop Hater.) I also found Francine Pascal’s beloved Sweet Valley High series – an ebook bundle with volumes 1-12 for only $7.99.

Barnes and Nobles Daily Find is offering the three books in Robert Llewellyn’s News From trilogy:  News from Gardenia,  News from the Squares, and  News from the Clouds for $1.99 each. Rough Rider by Victoria Vane is the Romance Daily Find priced at $1.99.

At Kobo, the Daily Deal is The Swimmer by Joakim Zander for $1.99.

(Note: All prices current at the time of posting and subject to change. Most items marked Daily Deals are good for only the day posted.)