Congratulations Dave. I must say nothing makes me more uncomfortable
than comparisons, but they certainly seem to be effective.
Unless you're a Scottish male author and compared to Rankin, of course. ;)
On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 1:38 PM, davezeltserman <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Thanks for the encouragement, Nathan. The book was submitted, but the
> Edgar people will have another shot next year with Pariah, which to be
> honest is a huge leap from Small Crimes.
> Something kind of cool is that Barnes and Noble have put the following
> review on their mystery book page:
> "The Washington Post recently compared Zeltserman to the legendary
> James M. Cain, saying, "The plot of Small Crimes is a thing of beauty:
> spare but ingeniously twisted and imbued with a glossy coating of
> black humor." Well, we'll one-up that and state here that Small
> Crimes, the tale of a small-town cop going from corrupt to
> categorically criminal, is better than Cain's best."
> I don't necessarily agree with that, but since they've put that online
> the book has become a crime fiction bestseller there.
> --- In email@example.com, Nathan Cain <IndieCrime@...> wrote:
>> Okay, why is Small Crimes not nominated in the PBO category? Was it
>> not submitted? Did it come out too late? Or do the readers have rocks
>> in their heads?
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