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Free short story: “The Pale Pipesmoker” — A Story from Matthew Corbett’s World

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Mar 052019
 

Robert McCammon hopes you’ll enjoy this new story, “The Pale Pipesmoker,” while you wait for the release of Cardinal Black! Set in Matthew Corbett’s World, “The Pale Pipesmoker” features Katherine Herrald and Minx Cutter in a tale that takes place during the timeframe of Freedom of the Mask.

You can read “The Pale Pipesmoker” for free here, or you can download the story in the following formats:

AZW3 (Kindle)MOBIEPUB (NOOK)PDF

Cardinal Black will be released on April 30, 2019, in trade hardcover, ebook, and audiobook formats! The book launch will take place on April 20, 2019, at Alabama Booksmith in Birmingham, AL.

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Catfish Book Festival video with Robert McCammon and AJ Coleman

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Mar 022019
 

Robert McCammon was a Featured Author at the 2019 Catfish Book Festival in Athens, AL.

The Athens-Limestone County Public Library broadcast a Facebook Live video for the writer panel, “Apocalypse and You,” featuring speakers Robert McCammon and AJ Coleman. The video below differs from the video on Facebook in that the audio levels have been boosted.

If you prefer to just listen to the panel:

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Cardinal Black reviews

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Feb 282019
 

Reviews of Cardinal Black are starting to appear. The Publishers Weekly review can be read online (mild plot spoilers).

Review in Publishers Weekly

As usual, McCammon dazzles the reader with gritty historical detail, vivid local color, and a cast of memorable grotesques….

And from Booklist:

Despite the violence and seriousness of the mission, McCammon is able to interject moments of kindness and even humor throughout.

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German publisher Luzifer to publish Boy’s Life

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Feb 182019
 

German publisher Luzifer Verlag has acquired the German translation rights to Boy’s Life. Luzifer has already published a German edition of The Border, as well as the first two books in the Matthew Corbett series. They are publishing a German edition of Mister Slaughter in November 2019. Presumably, their edition of Boy’s Life will see print sometime in 2020. More info as I know it….

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Cardinal Black book launch @ Alabama Booksmith: April 20!

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Feb 172019
 

The book launch for Cardinal Black will take place at The Alabama Booksmith in Birmingham, AL, on Saturday, April 20, 2019, at 2 PM CDT! Robert McCammon will be on hand for a reading/Q&A session and for a book signing session. Come get your copy of Cardinal Black in person, and feel free to bring your old unsigned copies. Robert McCammon will be happy to sign them, as well. The Alabama Booksmith will have the following signed hardback titles at the event: Boy’s Life, Cardinal Black, The Five, Freedom of the Mask, He’ll Come Knocking At Your Door, The Listener, Providence Rider, River of Souls, Swan Song, and Tales from Greystone Bay. Of course, if you can’t make it to Birmingham, you may order through www.alabamabooksmith.com.

From the Booksmith website:

EVERY COPY preordered from the Alabama Booksmith will include a signed and numbered photograph of the author dressed in colonial period attire. The earlier you preorder, the earlier numbered photo you will receive. In addition, for every book preordered, you will receive an entry into a drawing for a beautiful signed and lettered copy of Robert McCammon’s classic Swan Song in an elegant slipcase, released to commemorate its thirtieth anniversary. It features a magnificent gatefold by artist David Ho and comes with a parchment certificate authenticating provenance and signed by Robert McCammon. Swan Song was recently named one of the top 100 popular books in American history, according to PBS’ The Great American Read.

If you would like to reserve a copy ($26), and we do not have your information on file, you may send it to our easy, secure and encrypted web form by Clicking Here

If you would like to reserve a copy ($26), and we already have your information on file you can send a quick, simple email to us by Clicking Here!

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Robert McCammon will attend the 2019 Alabama Book Festival

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Feb 152019
 

Robert McCammon will be one of the attending 2019 Alabama Book Festival authors! The festival will take place on April 13, 2019, at Old Alabama Town in Montgomery, AL.

For full information about the festival, visit their website. You can find a list of all the attending authors here. The schedule of panels will be posted around March 1, 2019.

 

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Robert McCammon’s StokerCon 2019 schedule

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Feb 152019
 

Robert McCammon will be a Guest of Honor at StokerCon 2019, to be held May 9–12, 2019, in Grand Rapids, MI. The schedule for StokerCon 2019 has been posted. Here are the scheduled events that include Robert McCammon:

  • Thursday, May 9, 8 PM: Opening Ceremonies
  • Friday, May 10, 1 PM: Panel: “Out There In The Dark: Horror—The Original Literature”, with Josh Boone • Kevin Wetmore, Jr. • Kathe Koja • Josh Malerman • Robert R. McCammon • Kaaron Warren • Stephanie M. Wytovich
  • Friday, May 10, 5 PM: Mass Autograph Session and Ice Cream Social
  • Saturday, May 11, 1 PM: Robert McCammon Q&A, hosted by Jonathan Maberry
  • Sunday, May 12, 12 PM: Closing Ceremonies

 

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McCammon story in upcoming graphic novel edited by Richard Chizmar

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Feb 152019
 

The Nelson Literary Agency recently posted this:

SOLD!! NYT bestselling author and current publisher of Cemetery Dance, Richard Chizmar’s graphic novel SEASONS OF TERROR, featuring the adaptations of four classic stories by legendary authors Stephen King, Ray Bradbury, Shirley Jackson, and Robert McCammon, to Ed Schlesinger at Gallery 13, by Kristin Nelson.

More news when I have it….

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