Classics in September — If you love classic crime fiction like we do, you’re going to enjoy our latest competition, brought to you buy our sponsor Open Road Integrated Media in partnership with MysteriousPress.com. Yes! Here is your chance to win a free ebook of your choosing from the MysteriousPress.com website.
Founded by author and crime fiction expert Otto Penzler, Mysterious Press was originally dedicated to bringing out the best crime books in print. In this digital age, they’re now working on making a whole range of classic crime fiction available to modern day readers as ebooks. Whether you like old PI fiction, mysteries, hardboiled, noir or thrillers, MysteriousPress.com has something for you. The Ellery Queen stories and authors like George Harmon Coxe, Christianna Brand, Charlotte Armstrong, Mignon Eberhart, Clayton Rawson and Rex Stout are all on the roster for you to choose from.
Entering our competition is easy. Simply visit MysteriousPress.com, browse the content and choose the book you want. Then come back here, and post the title and author’s name in the comments section below. The first five entries chosen at random will be our winners, and if you’ve won the book you’ve chosen will be sent to you. The deadline for entries is 10pm BST on Sunday 16 September 2012. It’s simple, so tell your friends and get them to enter too.
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Another Woman’s House Mignon Eberhart
The Headless Lady by Clayton Rawson, because clown.
(Also just discovered Mysterious Press has Walter Satterthwaite’s Joshua Croft series. SWEET.)
Eye Witness by George H. Coxe (looks really good!)
I’ll take anything by George H. Coxe but if I had to choose—
I’ll go with: Deadly Image by George H. Coxe
“The Roman Hat” by Ellery Queen – it’s Ellery Queen . . .
Cutting Edge by John Harvey
I would love a copy of Fires of London by Janice Law
Her Last Call to Louis MacNeice by Ken Bruen
Oooh, I’d love to win Christianna Brand’s Death in High Heels. Please? Please? I really like her style.
A DRAM OF POISON by Charlotte Armstrong.
Smart Moves by Stuart Kaminsky
The Great Detectives, edited by Otto Penzler is my choice.
Born to Kill: The Rise and Fall of America’s Bloodiest Asian Gang by TJ English
Rilke on Black by Ken Bruen.
I would love a copy of “Bullet For A Star” by Stuart Kaminsky.
Brown’s Requiem by James Ellroy. His first novel, and I don’t have a copy.
The City When it Rains by Thomas H. Cook
Rex Burns’ “The Alvarez Journal”. Had to narrow it down from him, Christianna Brand, and Charlotte Armstrong. ~ Jo
Calamity Town – Ellery Queen
Seance on a Wet Afternoon by Mark McShane sounds intriguing!
I’m curious as to who won and what they got. Any updates?
Have sent confirmation emails out to the winners!