Tag: poisoned pen

I’ll always be there for you in e. I’d like to always be there for you in print, too.

I’m home now, after a series of blowout events for Bad Blood in Scottsdale, Tempe, Cave Creek, Prescott, Denver, Portland, Mesa, Tucson and Palmer, Alaska. I heard this question almost everywhere I went, at bookstores, libraries, the ASU writers conference, the Tucson book festival: How would I rather you read my novels, in print or…

Read more I’ll always be there for you in e. I’d like to always be there for you in print, too.

Like this.

[caption id="attachment_12246" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Floor to Ceiling Bookcase in Rotterdam Loft Apartment"][/caption]

And this (Dana, drooling, says, "With the original Tolkien illustration of Bilbo meeting Smaug on the cover!!!").

[caption id="attachment_12248" align="aligncenter" width="375" caption="Not amazingly rare, but I'm happy with this 30 year old, unread copy of The Hobbit I bought today (For 50p)"][/caption]

And this.

[caption id="attachment_12250" align="aligncenter" width="333" caption="This bookshelf reminds me of something..."][/caption]

See much more here, and thanks to Will at the Poisoned Pen for passing on the link.

# Permanent link to Book Porn on Reddit

On six occasions, his enemies had tried shooting him; twice, they'd attempted poison (once using a samosa laced with arsenic); and during the Case of the Pundit with Twelve Toes, a hired thug had tried to force Puri's car over the edge of a hairpin bend on the road to Gulmarg.
The most ingenious attempt had been orchestrated by a cunning murderer (a naturalist by profession) working in Assam's Kaziranga Park, who had secretly sprayed Puri's clothes with a pheromone that attracted one-horned rhinos.
The closest anyone had come (not including the three rhinos, who could move surprisingly quickly) had been a criminal hijra who had pushed a pile of bricks off the top of a building into an alley in Varanasi where Puri had been walking.

# Permanent link to “Saala, maaderchod!”*