Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Jack the Ripper's at Large


     The wait is over. Well, for me, at least. You've heard me yammering on about Tatterdemalion, my Caleb Carr-esque historical psychological thriller. Well, I finally uploaded it on Kindle last night and it went live today. You can find it right here for the low price of $4.99 (not a bad price to pay for a thriller that's nearly 200,000 words-long).
     And, as any author can tell you, books tend to sell better when they have trailers so these are the ones I'd made last summer with my Windows Movie maker. Be advised there are graphic images in the lead video above, especially at 39 seconds in. For those of you who could do without that or even music, try the one below which is silent except for some Victorian street sounds I'd downloaded off a public domain site on the internet.


     Some of you may recall that, originally, I'd intended to have these narrated by voiceover artist Debbie Irwin but she led me on by suggesting she'd be willing to negotiate then pulled the string and in the end we couldn't come to terms. Hopefully, they'll prove compelling enough to get people to buy it at this rock-bottom introductory offer of $4.99.
     Happy reading (I hope).

4 Comments:

At April 25, 2015 at 9:08 PM, Anonymous Anton said...

Finally! Done, bought and downloaded. Good luck, JP/RC.

 
At April 25, 2015 at 9:51 PM, Blogger jurassicpork said...

Thanks, T.

 
At April 27, 2015 at 9:39 PM, Anonymous CC said...

How much do you make per copy sold?

Does Amazon have a counter for you to track the number of copies sold?

 
At April 27, 2015 at 9:49 PM, Blogger jurassicpork said...

As I'd undercharged for the Kindle edition, about three bucks and change. I've made less than $50 so far.

Yeah, there's a counter. But Amazon infamously keeps all other sales info from authors while making full use of it themselves.

 

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