Sunday, December 30, 2012
My Christmas-set, Springsteen-inspired short story "Lovers in the Cold," is again available for download via Kindle and Nook.
An earlier version of the story first appeared in Jessica Kaye and Richard Brewer's 2005 anthology "MEETING ACROSS THE RIVER: Stories Inspired by the Haunting Bruce Springsteen Song." Kaye and Brewer asked a number of crime novelists, including C.J. Box, Eddie Muller and David Corbett, to submit short stories using the song, which appears on Springsteen's 1975 album "Born to Run," as a springboard. The New York Times wrote about the collection in 2005, and Publishers Weekly reviewed the audio edition.
"Lovers" is set in Bradley Beach, N.J., and N.Y.C. in 1974, and finds two Jersey Shore guys caught between friendship and fate, and in way over the heads in the city across the river. The title comes from an early Springsteen song recorded for "Born to Run" but never released.
Monday, December 24, 2012
Sunday, December 23, 2012
UPDATE: The on-line version of the story is now available here.
GONE 'TIL NOVEMBER, wonderfully read by actress Karen White, is now available for instant download on iTunes, as are the e-book editions of NOVEMBER, KINGS OF MIDNIGHT, COLD SHOT TO THE HEART, THE HEARTBREAK LOUNGE and THE BARBED-WIRE KISS. Links for all can be found here.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
MysteryPeople, the crime-centric store-within-a-store at Austin's great indie BookPeople, picks KINGS OF MIDNIGHT as one of the Best Books of 2012. You can find the full list here.