Cemetery Dance post: The Cardinal Black limited edition slipcase

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Jun 302019

Brian Freeman from Cemetery Dance posted this in the CD Forum today:

The slipcases for the Limited Edition of CARDINAL BLACK are on the way to the warehouse. Here’s a quick photo of how things turned out:

The limited edition is long sold out, but trade hardcovers can be ordered from CD here.

Still available is the signed, limited edition from UK publisher SST Publications.


The T-shirts are back!

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Jun 222019

Actually, the old T-shirts never went away, I just haven’t promoted them much recently. I’ve finally created T-shirts that feature the cover art from Freedom of the Mask and Cardinal Black. Vincent Chong graciously allowed me to reproduce his cover art on the shirts.

The T-shirts can be ordered from Spreadshirt. The prices of the shirts are the base prices from Spreadshirt. In order to keep the prices as low as possible, we did not tack on any additional fees.

Robert McCammon shirts at Spreadshirt


Cardinal Black released!

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Apr 302019

Cardinal Black was released on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, by Cemetery Dance! This is the seventh book in the Matthew Corbett series, which began with Speaks the Nightbird.

Cardinal Black is available in trade hardcover, ebook, and audiobook editions.

Trade hardcover: Cemetery Dance, Amazon US, Amazon UK, Amazon CA

Order a signed copy from Alabama Booksmith

Ebooks: Kindle | NOOK | Kobo | iTunes | Kindle CA | Kobo CA | Kindle UK

Audiobook: AudibleAmazon USAmazon UK

MP3 CD (coming July 2, 2019): Amazon US


Video from the Cardinal Black book launch

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Apr 252019

The book launch for Robert McCammon’s newest novel, Cardinal Black, was held on Saturday, April 20, 2019, at the Alabama Booksmith in Birmingham, AL. Before signing books, Mr. McCammon spoke for a few minutes about his career, then read the first chapter of Cardinal Black.

Cardinal Black is published by Cemetery Dance Publications.

Video courtesy of the Alabama Booksmith! Signed copies of Cardinal Black can be ordered from their website.


Photos from the Cardinal Black book launch

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Apr 222019

The Cardinal Black book launch took place on Saturday, April 20, 2019, at the Alabama Booksmith in Birmingham, AL. Mr. McCammon spoke about the Matthew Corbett series and his career, and he read the first chapter from Cardinal Black. People who pre-ordered Cardinal Black were entered into a random drawing for a copy of the Subterranean Press limited edition of Swan Song. After the presentation, Mr. McCammon signed books and posed for photos. There were approximately 100 people in attendance for the signing.

Thank you to Jake Reiss, the Alabama Booksmith owner, for hosting the Cardinal Black book launch! The weather was perfect, and everyone seemed to have a great time.

Photos by Hunter Goatley. I had intended to get more photos of people getting their books signed, but I ended up talking to people instead.

Update: you can also read Blu Gilliand’s report on the Cemetery Dance website, including video of the reading from Cardinal Black.



Cardinal Black shipping news from Cemetery Dance

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Apr 172019

Cemetery Dance sent out the following in an email:

The trade hardcover edition of Cardinal Black by Robert McCammon is in our warehouse and we’ve been packing our preorders since last week, so they’ll begin shipping out the door next week! Our slipcase maker is hard at work on the slipcase for the signed Limited Edition hardcover, which will be ready to ship in June.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to higher than expected demand from book distributors, our supplies of the 1st Printing of the 1st Edition are dwindling fast, so please do not wait to place your order!

You can order a first printing, first edition from Cemetery Dance. Signed copies can be ordered from the Alabama Booksmith!


Cardinal Black book launch details: April 20, 2019

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Apr 122019

The Cardinal Black book launch at Alabama Booksmith is fast approaching! It all starts Saturday, April 20, 2019, at Alabama Booksmith in Birmingham, AL (technically, Homewood, AL).

At 2:00pm CST, Robert McCammon will be in the upstairs auditorium of The Alabama Booksmith to present a talk on the Matthew Corbett series, his writing in general, and Cardinal Black. He’ll leave time for a Q&A. At 2:50pm CST, the event will be on Facebook Live leading up to the drawing at 3:00pm CST for the magnificent, signed limited numbered slipcase edition of Swan Song. The lead-in will include questions sent in by fans from around the world who cannot come to Alabama. Immediately after the drawing, Rick will go downstairs to sign books.

Attendees are welcome to bring old copies of any Robert McCammon titles, and he is willing to sign them. NO COPIES OF CARDINAL BLACK WILL BE SIGNED UNLESS PURCHASED AT THE ALABAMA BOOKSMITH! The Alabama Booksmith is launching this book, and Robert McCammon has pre-signed every copy. All are signed first editions at regular price and include the exclusive picture of Robert McCammon (signed and numbered) in period attire that appears on the jacket of Cardinal Black. Although the books are already signed, any attendee who prefers may have their name inscribed.

Since The Alabama Booksmith is Robert McCammon’s home town bookstore, they have hardback signed copies of every Robert McCammon title in print, and a few out-of-print. They all may be seen here on the Alabama Booksmith website.

I’ll be attending the book launch, too!