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October Ebook Specials has set up a promo code: (Bloggers4BanksOnBoard) for 25% off the List price of Maya Banks new book “Sweet Seduction” which comes out Oct. 4th. Books on Board is also hosting a contest where they are giving away one of Maya’s 3-book Sweet Surrender set, 10 copies of the first book and Booksonboard rewards dollars. Plus when people enter the contest they can download the first 3 chapters of the new book for free. So I thought your readers might be interested. More contest information at this link.

October Orbit deals which are offered at many etailers:

  • Debatable Space by Philip Palmer, $1.00 (reg price $12.99)
  • Reality Dysfunction by Peter F. Hamilton, $1.99 (reg price $16.99)
  • Marked by Passion by Kate Perry $1.99 (reg price $6.99)
  • Devil in a Kilt by Sue-Ellen Welfonder $1.99 (reg price $6.99)
  • The Ax by Donald E. Westlake $1.99 (reg price $6.99)
  • Wolf in the Shadows by Marcia Muller $1.99 (reg price $9.99)
  • Gunmetal Black by Daniel Serrano $2.99 (reg price $14.99)
  • The Mission Sony by John le Carré $2.99 (reg price $14.99)
  • Hungry Woman in Paris by Josefina Lopez $2.99 (reg price $12.99)
  • Witch & Wizard by James Patterson – Free First 20 chapters available OCT 26th

Free for the Kindle from Samhain:

  • Paradox I by  Wilder/ Laurey (B001KC6WUY), expires 10/31/09
  • Discovering Dani by  N.J. Walters (B000R93D6M), expires 10/12/09
  • Giving Chase by  Lauren Dane (B001CMQ6NU), expires 10/31/09
  • 72 Hours by  Shannon Stacey (B000JMKU0Y), starts  10/12/2009 and ends  10/26/2009
  • Unbreakable by  Sydney Somers (B000WCWVN0) , starts  10/26/2009 and ends  11/9/2009

Jane Litte is the founder of Dear Author, a lawyer, and a lover of pencil skirts. She self publishes NA and contemporaries (and publishes with Berkley and Montlake) and spends her downtime reading romances and writing about them. Her TBR pile is much larger than the one shown in the picture and not as pretty. You can reach Jane by email at jane @ dearauthor dot com


  1. Anida Adler
    Oct 01, 2009 @ 03:34:50

    I really, really need to get myself an e-reader. But there’s alsways something else at the top of the need list when the budget gets drawn up. )c: My netbook will just have to do for now.

  2. Danielle
    Oct 01, 2009 @ 06:22:02

    I just read 72 Hours and really enjoyed it.

  3. Angela James
    Oct 01, 2009 @ 07:53:29

    Is BoB going to do the Dear Author recommends discounts this month?

  4. Jane
    Oct 01, 2009 @ 08:02:58

    @Angela James Yep, but I think its for next Tuesday.

  5. Darlene Marshall
    Oct 01, 2009 @ 08:20:46

    Thanks for posting this. I’m enjoying my new Sony Pocket ereader, so links to discounts are greatly appreciated.

  6. Pat Freeze
    Oct 03, 2009 @ 10:20:10

    The publication, Bottom Line/Retirement, has an article by Rob Pegoraro of The Washington Post entitled E-Books A Great Way to Read that is quite informative and very even-handed. It is in the October 2009 issue.

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