Best Served Cold for $2.99?

January 7th, 2011

Yes indeed, my American friends.  Thanks to the dark machinations of my sinister overlords at Orbit, for this month only, e-books of Best Served Cold will be available at the scandalous knock-down promotional price of $2.99!  Nook!  Kindle!  Sony readers and many more!  Stocks are strictly limited, so act now!  Well, that’s not entirely true.  Stocks of e-books are infinite, it’s one of the advantages of the medium.  Follow this link for details…

Posted in announcements by Joe Abercrombie on January 7th, 2011.

13 comments so far

  • JonathanL says:

    Definitely in for upgrading to a digital copy of this one. This is the book that made me think of your work in a whole new light. Fantastic work.

  • Tim H says:

    Nice. I already have this book on Kindle, but would repurchase your earlier books for Kindle if they were made available at that price.

  • Tim H says:

    Come to think of it, I wish Amazon/B&N/etc. would make books you’ve already purchased in print available as ebooks for a small fee, say 2 or 3 bucks. Seems like that would be a win-win-win for reader, author, and publisher.

  • Davieboy says:

    @Tim H. – agree completely. Personally I love to buy the printed book, complete beautiful axe-laden cover, indispensable MAP, evocative smell, tactile accoutrements, signed frontpiece etc. But I want it kept pristine, plus it’s likely a heavy, unwieldy bastard. So let me buy at the same time a sudsidised e-book as well, to actually, you-know, read. As you so succintly put it, win-win-win.
    I believe Joe’s future ebooks (inc. The Heroes) are likely to include all kinds of additional goodness to tempt us – say it’s so Joe, so it’s so…

  • Zafri says:

    Anyone know if these deals work in Canada as well?
    If yes, is there a store I can buy it from to read (easily) as an ebook on the computer? I do not have any ebook-specific reading device.
    I’ll buy the book when it comes out in paperback anyways, but I can’t resist owning the ebook for this price.

  • JenMo says:

    I already have the hard copy, but this price makes me want to carry it along in my pocket via my phone/thing that does everything I need. Plus I’m gonna tell me ebook reading friends.

  • Robco says:

    I like real books as well, but I find that I am buying them less and less these days as I can put over a thousand ebooks on my Nook. However, The Heroes and whatever else Joe will be writing after, I will buy in their original form. They will most likely be some of the last “real”, books I’ll be buying in paper format.

  • MattNY says:

    In for 3!

  • Ruthven says:

    Any chance the original trilogy will be out for the B&N ereader (at any price!!!)?

  • Pol Stafford says:

    Um…. not on sale in the US on the Kindle store?

  • Joe Abercrombie says:

    The 2.99 offer was only for a month. Best Served Cold appears to still be on the kindle store, reverted back to its higher price – though it does seem to be the UK edition rather than the US, now. Don’t know exactly why.

  • Chris Brady says:

    I’m very disappointed and annoyed that I can’t buy this ebook, even for full price, since I am not in America. How can I get it in Australia? I want to get “The heroes” as an ebook too, but am not allowed. I’ve seen in stores here. I have all your books, and am very keen to get the ebooks too, so I can carry them when I travel.

  • Joe Abercrombie says:

    Apparently the Australian distributor went bust, which has caused a problem with supply of all Hachette titles. They’re currently negotiating with a new carrier. So it should be available soon. Obviously I’d like my books available in every format and every territory, but these hiccups do happen.

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