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Old 05-01-2012, 03:12 PM   #1
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Free (Kindle) The Black Stiletto by Raymond Benson [Secret Identity Revenge Thriller]

The Black Stiletto by Raymond Benson, a James Bond tie-in novel writer and Edgar Award-nominee under the penname David Michaels, is an interesting-looking really-unexpected-family-secrets-and-dealing-with-the-aftermath thriller, free courtesy of Oceanview Publishing, and not just one of their ex-authors still using the Oceanview name for their KDP repubs.

Free @ Amazon (available to Canadians, but not in the UK)

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Could Martin Talbot's elderly, Alzheimer-stricken mother, Judy, really have been the Black Stiletto?

When Martin discovers several volumes of her diaries hidden by his mother, he is stunned beyond all imagination. His mother, the underground heroine of yesteryear? The famed ,still unidentified woman who battled Communist spies, took on the Mafia, and preyed on common crooks? The woman who exacted punishment on evildoers without mercy?

But it is all described, in great detail, in the diaries. What caused her to begin her quest for justice. Her decision to act outside the law. Her feats as the famed and feared vigilante. How her reputation exploded. In short, how it all played out.

Could it be true? Talbot is filled with doubt and disbelief. But the reappearance of one of the Stiletto's old enemies with a thirst for merciless revenge makes the story more than real and could imperil the life of not only the Stiletto, but her son and granddaughter as well.

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A tie in Novella is free on Sony - The Black Stiletto's Autograph by Raymond Benson

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A free short story "teaser" to Raymond Benson's upcoming thriller THE BLACK STILETTO (September 2011) from Oceanview Publishing. In 1958, the legendary vigilante crimefighter, the Black Stiletto, made an unnannounced appearance in a bar in New York City--and Joey, one lucky patron, obtained her autograph. But what else happened that fateful night, and how did it change Joey's life?
Unfortunately the full novel is not free at Sony
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A tie in Novella is free on Sony - The Black Stiletto's Autograph by Raymond Benson

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Is Kindle available in Australia.
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Old 05-01-2012, 10:11 PM   #6
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Is Kindle available in Australia.
Yes it is, I always check non KDP bargains at Sony first though before reverting to Amazon because I prefer to get the Epub when possible
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Superhero fiction experts always like to find more, especially free. So thanks!

I read the short story and it was solid. So this looks decent.
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Is, but not free - boooo.

Is available on UK - £2.55.

But also got the prequel free frm Smash, so not all bad !

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When I say (not available to X), I mean "not available free to X". If it doesn't actually seem to exist in the store in question, then I put that instead if I bothered to go looking. Otherwise there would be a whole lot of geo-restricted books that Canadians couldn't get at all, much less promotionally free.
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When I say (not available to X), I mean "not available free to X"...........
Gotcha - anyway, very reasonable, so 'tis on the TBR, both of 'em .

Brings me up to around end 2013 .........
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