torsdag den 1. juli 2010

When Amazon tempts you

Well, Amazon.uk have tempted me with books they think they can sell me quite often, but yesterday was actually the first time I just rushed off to buy (even pre-order) a brand-new book. But somehow they had sussed that I might be the target group of this one:

Riley Adams, Delicious and Suspicious, a Memphis BBQ mystery. Riley Adams is a pen-name for Elizabeth Spann Craig, my American blog friend who wrote a post about cozy mysteries for me recently.

Elizabeth, I couldn´t help it. Your book screams ´read me, read me´. And I have such a good excuse: if I want to write cosies, I´d better read some more of them. The book doesn´t even cost very much - did you hear that you people out there?

NB: my husband and I are going off for a few days in our cottage, just the two of us, so I had better not promise you a lot of posts the next days.

19 kommentarer:

Bente Pedersen sagde ...

Oh then I know what to spend my Amazon Gift Voucher on that I'm hoping to win this week ;-)

....Petty Witter sagde ...

Thats the trouble with all those adverts you get from Amazon. I sometimes find myself desperately wanting books I'd never even heard of until Amazon sent me the information.

Dorte H sagde ...

What a great idea, Bente! And I am sure Elizabeth will keep her fingers crossed for you :D

Dorte H sagde ...

Tracy: I am *very* good at not reading them, but I was so proud when I saw the title of this one: "Delicious and Suspicious". I thought, wow, this is a writer I know!

Beth F sagde ...

Hope you enjoy your time off. I love cozies and this does look good.

Margot Kinberg sagde ...

Dorte - Oh, you made the right choice : ). I can't wait to get my copy of Delicious and Suspicious, too! Yummy! Also am looking forward to your review of it.

Mason Canyon sagde ...

Dorte, you definitely made a wise pick with "Delicious and Suspicious." I think you will like the characters, especially Lulu Taylor. She's a card, so to speak. It's a fun read. Have fun during your few days off.

Mason
Thoughts in Progress

Elizabeth Spann Craig/Riley Adams sagde ...

Oh, I'm so pleased to have a tempting book! :) Thanks so much, Dorte!

Hope you have a wonderful time at your cottage with your hubby...

Louise sagde ...

Just the cover alone makes one want to buy the book. And oh, don't I know exactly what you mean by those tempting: if you liked xxx your may also like xxx. And there you go buying a lot of books you had never heard of before, just like Petty says above.

Have a great time off!

Dorte H sagde ...

Beth: we have had a wonderful day, and I have written out of doors today.

Margot: it will take a few weeks before I get it, but it great to have something to look forward to.

Mason: I am sure I have.
And I have had a great writing afternoon. 1800 words which is excellent for me.

Elizabeth: you have not only tempted me to buy your book, you have also tempted (or inspired) me to *write* a cozy mystery :D

Louise: it should be really fine. Elizabeth´s other series is wonderful.

Kelly sagde ...

Well, I can blame you and your recent guest post for the fact that I also pre-ordered this book.
; )

Mine should be delivered next week and I'm looking forward to it!

Enjoy your time away!

Kerrie sagde ...

enjoy your mini-holiday Dorte

Dorte H sagde ...

Kelly: oh, should *I* feel guilty now? Well, I am sure you will love it - and then it must be a good thing :D

Kerry: I will - and I do!!! Out in the sun, see you later folks.

Heather sagde ...

I came across an article listing the top 10 Crime Novels set in Africa and I immediately thought of you. Here's the link in the event that you haven't read the article yet.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2010/jun/30/michael-stanley-african-crime

Dorte H sagde ...

Heather: thank you for thinking of me. I have seen it though - on a blog from New Zealand :D

Kris sagde ...

I hope you enjoy this one! It sounds soo freaking good. Of course, it also makes me hungry for some good BBQ.

Dorte H sagde ...

Kris: I am sure it will be a great read. Thanks to you I have built up a taste for cozies - so much that I am trying to write one.

Kris sagde ...

I do enjoy being an enabler. haha! Can't wait to read a post saying you are finished writing your book..and then another saying it's being published! good luck!

Dorte H sagde ...

Kris: blogging has been very inspiring for me indeed - I didn´t even know what a cozy mystery was before :D