My "Win a Free Kindle Fire" contest ended Monday at 9 a.m., and I wanted to thank everyone who took the time to enter. My goal in running the contest was to introduce my work to some new readers and maybe gain a little exposure prior to my new supernatural suspense novel, PASKAGANKEE, being released by StoneGate Ink later this month.
In conjunction with the running of the contest, I lowered the price of THE LONELY MILE to 99 cents for six weeks, a savings of 67% off the regular ebook price of $2.99, so even if you weren't the winner of a Kindle Fire, I like to think you took a little something out of the contest, anyway.
So here we go. Just in case you weren't glued to Twitter or Facebook to find out the results of Tuesday's drawing, I thought it might be nice to post them here, too. Congratulations to Karen Maria of Rollinsford, NH, the winner of the Kindle Fire! Hopefully you get lots of use out of it...
If you're curious, the way I ran the drawing was to assign a number to every entry. I then went to http://www.random.org/ and fed the numbers into their random number generator. The number that was spit out belonged to Karen.
It was a lot of fun doing the contest, and while I don't have immediate plans to run another, I fully expect to do more promotional stuff in the future. If that sounds enticing to you, be sure to follow me on Twitter, @AllanLeverone, on Facebook, or sign up for my (very sporadic) newsletter under the "Contact" tab at my website, http://www.allanleverone.com/.
I'm a 53 year old author living in New Hampshire with my wife Sue, three children, one adorable granddaughter and a cat who has used up eight lives.
I'm the author of the Amazon Top 25 overall paid bestseller, THE LONELY MILE, as well as three other novels, three novellas and two story collections.
A 2012 Derringer Award winner for excellence in short mystery fiction as well as a 2011 Pushcart Prize nominee, my work has been featured in Needle: A Magazine of Noir, Shroud Magazine, Shotgun Honey, Morpheus Tales, Twisted Dreams, Mysterical-E and many others, as well as the print anthologies INTRIGUE, TEN FOR TEN and NORTHERN HAUNTS.
I am a fan of Lawrence Block, Donald Westlake, Lee Child, Tom Piccirilli, Dave Zeltserman and Vincent Zandri, among many others.