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Book Review: Ten Dead Comedians: A Murder Mystery (Paperback Edition)
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Ten Dead Comedians: A Murder Mystery
Hardcover | Paperback | Kindle | Audiobook
By Fred Van Lente
Publisher: Quirk Books
Paperback release date: June 5, 2018

Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None is probably the most famous fictional murder-mystery, and has launched countless inspired tales since its 1939 publication that use the “locked room” setting. Even if you’ve never read the novel, you know how this type of whodunit goes — a group of people are lured to an isolated location and are killed off one by one, leaving everyone a suspect. Now what if the people being murdered were comedians? That’s what we get in Fred Van Lente‘s Ten Dead Comedians, which gets a paperback release from Quirk Books this week.

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UK’s Agatha Christie Stamps Contain Hidden Clues From Her Classic Mysteries
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A few months ago, the U.K.’s Royal Mail released a set of stamps inspired by the works of Agatha Christie, one of the greatest mystery writers of all time, in honor of the 100th anniversary of her first detective story – The Mysterious Affair at Styles, which introduced Hercule Poirot, the famous fictional Belgian detective. But these are no ordinary stamps.

Each of the six designs is based on one of Christie’s popular novels and each contains hidden clues pertaining to its respective title — Murder on the Orient Express, The Body in the Library, And Then There Were None, The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, A Murder is Announced, and the aforementioned The Mysterious Affair at Styles.

Check out images of all six designs here below.

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$2 eBook Deal: The Handmaid’s Tale, The Lightning Thief, The Host & more!
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Today’s Gold Box Deal spotlight deal of the day over at Amazon today is a sale on select Kindle ebooks for $2.99 or less, in honor of the company’s two-year anniversary of Kindle Daily Deals.

Here’s some select titles from the over 65 ebooks on sale today (most are only $1.99):

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
The Host by Stephenie Meyer
The Lightning Thief (Book 1 of Percy Jackson and the Olympians)
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith
4:50 from Paddington Miss Marple Mysteries) by Agatha Christie

Note – this deal is valid only for today, Saturday, August 24, 2013, until 11:59pm PST.

Visit the main sale page to see all of today’s Kindle ebook deals. You can also browse the many titles on sale for $3.99 or less in the Monthly Deals, including the F. Scott Fitzgerald short story collection Tales of the Jazz Age (which contains The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button) for $.99 and It’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll: Thirty Years Married to a Rolling Stone by Jo Wood (wife of Stones guitarist Ron Wood) for $2.99.

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$2 eBook Deal: ‘Twilight,’ ‘Wicked,’ ‘Wool,’ Agatha Christie & More!
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As part of the Kindle eBook deal of the day over at Amazon today, Twilight – The Twilight Saga, Book 1 by Stephenie Meyer is on sale for only $2.99.

Other notable titles in this Kindle sale are Agatha Christie’s Five Little Pigs (Hercule Poirot Mysteries) for $1.99; John Irving’s The Cider House Rules for $1.99; Gregory Maguire’s Wicked: Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West (Wicked Years) for $1.99; and Hugh Howey’s Wool Omnibus Edition (Wool 1 – 5) (Silo Saga) for $1.99.

Note – this deal is valid only for today, Saturday, July 27, 2013, until 11:59pm PST.

Visit the main Kindle Deals page to see all 42 ebooks on sale today for $2.99 or less.

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