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Review - Gideon's Sword by Preston & Child

In GIDEON’S SWORD, Preston and Child’s introduction of their brilliant new character, master-thief-turned-assassin Gideon Crew, is circumvented by a middling plot, resulting in a fun, but ultimately forgettable thriller. 282 more words

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Grisham, Stephen King And 900+ Authors Assail Jeff Bezos' Amazon Thuggery

UPDATES with more information: More than 900 authors including heavyweights Stephen King and John Grisham lent their names to a Sunday New York Times ad decrying… 329 more words

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Barely Legitimate

Commentary on a certain author’s claims about Amazon damaging his sales…

“Lets look at this for a minute – Amazon, a retailer, is discouraging sales. Being of some small journalistic training, I went to Amazon, and found Douglas Preston. 220 more words

Writing

Authors United: A Letter to Our Readers (Re-Post)

As many of those who follow the blog know I read books that are often provided to me by self-published, independent, small press authors. I have recently heard about some things happening at Amazon that is impacting authors no matter their size. 2,634 more words

An open letter to Hachette r.e. Amazon

As an Amazon KDP (Kindle Direct Publishing) author, I received an email today from their KDP team. It laid out their side of the Amazon-Hachette dispute and encouraged authors to write a letter directly to Hachette CEO Michael Pietsch supporting Amazon’s position. 497 more words

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A Letter to the New York Times Public Editor

So I just sent off a letter to Margaret Sullivan, the public editor of the New York Times, asking some very pointed questions about their journalistic standards and the ethics involved in yesterday’s piece on Douglas Preston, especially with regard to its one-sided nature, the timing of its appearance and the sizable ad buy from Preston set to appear tomorrow. 720 more words

Opinion

Preston And Child's "The Lost Island" Is An Action Packed Thriller With A Touch Of Fantasy [VIDEO]

Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child’s latest novel, The Lost Island, is a great suspense yarn with a fantastical element. 419 more words

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