New international rights acquired

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Aug 182018
 

A couple of international rights deals were recently made:

Boy’s Life has been previously published a few times in France.

This will be the first Bulgarian edition of Swan Song. Iztok-Zapad previously published Boy’s Life in 2013.

I would expect that it’ll be at least a year before either edition is published.

 

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Aug 162018
 

Some news since yesterday:

– The limited edition of Cardinal Black is now sold out! There are a handful of lettered editions remaining. As of this moment, there are still copies available at Subterranean Press.

– There are fewer than 25 copies of the limited edition of Usher’s Passing still available!

– Audible will be producing an audiobook edition of Cardinal Black!

– Finally, Swan Song is included in this NPR list of “100 Favorite Horror Stories”!

NPR.ORG

Click If You Dare: 100 Favorite Horror Stories
In honor of Frankenstein’s 200th birthday, this year’s summer reader poll is all about horror — from classics like Mary Shelley’s monster to new favorites, we’ve got something to scare everyone.

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Another huge Amazon US Kindle sale on Robert McCammon ebooks

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May 112018
 

Once again, Amazon U.S. has lowered the prices of ten Robert McCammon Kindle ebooks for today!

Blue World is sale-priced at $1.99. All the rest are sale-priced at $2.99 each.

Amazon US: Robert McCammon Kindle books


Speaks the Nightbird (2002)
Matthew Corbett #1
Kindle

Gone South (1992)
Kindle

Boy’s Life (1991)
Kindle

MINE (1990)
Kindle

Blue World (1990)
Kindle

The Wolf’s Hour (1989)
Kindle

Stinger (1988)
Kindle

Swan Song (1987)
Kindle

Usher’s Passing (1984)
Kindle

Mystery Walk (1983)
Kindle
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Coming to MP3 CD: The Listener and MINE

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Apr 032018
 

Brilliance Audio will release MP3 CDs of the audiobooks of The Listener and MINE in May. The Listener will be released on May 22, 2018, and MINE will be released on May 29, 2018.

On March 22, we announced the MP3 CD releases of StingerMystery Walk, and Usher’s Passing. You can read more about them here.

Ordering links for all of the Robert McCammon audiobooks and MP3 CDs can be found on the Audiobooks page.



The Listener
Amazon US
Amazon CA
Amazon UK


MINE
Amazon US
Amazon CA
Amazon UK
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Audible pre-orders for The Listener and Stinger

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Jan 302018
 

Earlier this month, I reported about upcoming audiobook releases from Audible.

Two of the audiobooks are available now for pre-ordering:

The Listener, narrated by Marc Vietor

Stinger, narrated by Nick Sullivan

Update on 16-FEB-2018:

Mystery Walk, narrated by Nick Sullivan

The Listener will be released on February 27. Stinger, Mystery Walk, and Usher’s Passing will be released on February 20. MINE will be released on March 28.

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Aug 152014
 

Robert McCammon’s The Five includes the lyrics for a song by The Five entitled “When The Storm Breaks.” Dave Drowley was inspired by those lyrics to write and perform this song, with help from Karl Percy and Darren Hardstaff. The lyrics for the song are included below. The song can be found on YouTube.

“When The Storm Breaks”

Lyrics by Dave Drowley, based on lyrics by Robert McCammon

1/
I was raised to think
I was red white and blue
I was raised to do
What I was told to do
Somehow in that time
I never did ask why
It’s young men like me
Who go to kill and die

When the storm breaks
And the rain begins to fall
And the mighty laugh
With a howllow cat call
We’ve got money for oil
You got battles to fight
And the heroes come home
In the dead of night

CHORUS
And it’s coming around again
What are we fighting for
Yes it’s coming around again
Why do we always need a war

2/
I’m not saying this world
Should always get along
Won’t pretend it’s alright
When I know it’s all so wrong
But I do believe that war
Makes some men very rich
So many of them love
That wicked bitch

I was walking down the street
The sun was burning hot
Minding my own business
To have or to have not
Thought I heard a rumble
Might be thunder in the sky
Or the discontent
Of a stranger passing by

CHORUS

3/
This was someone’s child
This was someone’s dream
I hope they bury them
Where the grass is green
When the storm breaks
and the lightning tears the sky
the rain falls down so hard
why those left behind just cry

I was raised to think
That my country’s always right
I was always told
to fight the good fight
Somehow in that time
I never questioned why
The gods of war control
Why my friends go to die.

CHORUS

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The River of Souls ebooks coming May 31, 2014

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May 232014
 

The ebook and audiobook editions of The River of Souls will be available before or on May 31, 2014. That was the official release date for the book, though the trade hardcovers ended up shipping before that date.

Order the trade hardcover from Subterranean PressAmazon US,B&NAmazon UKAmazon CA
Audiobook: Audible | Amazon US

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Subterranean Press: They Thirst Limited Edition Pre-Orders

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May 162014
 

They Thirst (preorder) cover
From Subterranean Press:

They Thirst (preorder) by Robert McCammon

Limited Edition $80.00
Lettered Edition $275.00
  • ISBN: 978-1-59606-562-8
  • Length: 616 pages

(preorder—to be published in October)

Dust jacket and full-color interior illustrations by Les Edwards.

Note: Please only order the Lettered Edition if you own a Lettered Copy of The Night Boat. Anyone may order the Limited Edition.

First published in 1981, They Thirst was Robert McCammon’s fourth novel, and it remains one of the major milestones of an ambitious, constantly evolving career. Like its predecessors—Baal, Bethany’s Sin, and The Night Boat—They Thirst made its initial appearance as a paperback original. In the years since, it has acquired an intensely devoted following, and is now widely regarded as one of the significant vampire novels of the 20th century.

The story begins in the tiny Hungarian hamlet of Krajeck, where nine-year-old Andre Palatazin awaits the return of his father from an unspecified—but clearly dangerous—mission. The man who finally returns is no longer Andre’s father—is no longer, in fact, a man. Pursued by this undead entity, Andre and his mother barely escape with their lives. Decades later, Andre—now Andy—Palatazin is a homicide detective in the Los Angeles Police Department, and spends his days dealing with the quotidian terrors of a large metropolis. His life takes a darker turn when the demonic forces he first encountered in Krajeck arrive in L.A., led by an ancient vampire known as The Master. The Master’s plan: to overrun the city and use it as a stepping-stone toward wider, ultimately global, domination.

They Thirst marks the earliest appearance of McCammon’s penchant for epic, wide-angled narratives. With the unobtrusive ease of a natural storyteller, the author propels a wide assortment of vividly created characters through an apocalyptic scenario that combines gritty urban realism with a powerful portrait of supernatural forces at large in the modern world. The result is a genuine classic of the genre, a novel that is as fresh and absorbing today as it was more than thirty years ago.

Limited: 1000 signed numbered hardcover copies

You can pre-order the book from Subterranean Press here.

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