My tenth novel of medical suspense, Medical Judgment, will release in a little over two weeks. Actually, knowing what I now do about booksellers and publishers, it wouldn't surprise me if the book is available earlier than that--or later. But what I need to do to help market the book began long ago, and I thought you might be interested in the steps.
First, let me thank the publisher for this book, Abingdon Press. Although they've elected to discontinue their fiction line, Abingdon has honored the fiction contracts they've executed, even to the point of having an outside public relations agency assist me in marketing. For this and so much more, I thank them.
Months ago, I began contacting some of the individuals on whose blogs and websites I had appeared with previous books. Over the next month, you'll see either interviews or guest posts from me on ten different sites, and on each the publisher and I are teaming up to offer a free copy of Medical Judgement to a randomly selected commenter. That's in addition to my participation in the recent Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt (and I hope lots of you took part in it).
Just about the time things slow down, the PR agency has arranged a blog tour, so you'll see and hear more about Medical Judgment at that time. By the way, I'll make the same offer I made with my last one--if you win one of these copies, and you've already purchased Medical Judgment, send me the proof of purchase and I'll send you a $25 Amazon gift card.
By the way, although I can't reveal the identity of the publisher yet, there definitely will be a home for my next three novels...and maybe more. Thanks for your support.
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