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New SK Novel "Later" available for pre-sale

Posted: Mon Aug 03, 2020 7:05 am
by TheCollector
Courtesy of tdt.org I see that a new novel from SK is available to pre-order from Amazon.

Release date March 2, 2021 - Hard Case Crime
https://amzn.to/2BUqgZD

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I don't know anything about a limited edition yet but if anyone gets wind of anything please post it!

Re: New SK Novel "Later" available for pre-sale

Posted: Mon Aug 03, 2020 9:48 am
by Mr. Rabbit Trick
There is to be a Numbered and a Lettered edition. Publisher confirmed this.

King's twitter page has this picture which looks like a hard cover.

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Re: New SK Novel "Later" available for pre-sale

Posted: Mon Aug 03, 2020 10:50 am
by TheCollector
Thanks Alan! No other details at this time I assume?

EDIT - Found the relevant publisher page, http://hardcasecrime.com/books_bios.cgi?entry=bk165
The only relevant line I saw was "Will also be available as a limited-edition hardcover with two cover paintings by Gregory Manchess"

Re: New SK Novel "Later" available for pre-sale

Posted: Mon Aug 03, 2020 10:37 pm
by Mr. Rabbit Trick
Singing confirmed screenshot...

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Re: New SK Novel "Later" available for pre-sale

Posted: Sat Aug 22, 2020 5:05 pm
by SafeInTheFire
TheCollector wrote:
Mon Aug 03, 2020 7:05 am
...I don't know anything about a limited edition yet but if anyone gets wind of anything please post it!
Yes! Please!

Re: New SK Novel "Later" available for pre-sale

Posted: Tue Sep 01, 2020 11:04 pm
by Noxus35
Mr. Rabbit Trick wrote:
Mon Aug 03, 2020 10:37 pm
Singing confirmed screenshot...

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I need a signed edition, i will check up on here on a regulary basis. :D

Re: New SK Novel "Later" available for pre-sale

Posted: Wed Sep 02, 2020 4:28 am
by sandler77
I'll buy a signed edition for sure. Please keep us posted if someone sees on-sale information, pricing, etc.

Re: New SK Novel "Later" available for pre-sale

Posted: Mon Sep 21, 2020 4:49 pm
by UsBeez
Back in the “olden days” :lol: there would be lotteries held to determine who could purchase a LE (if I recall correctly, EYES, TALISMAN, AND SKELETON CREW were done this way). I’ve been out of the thick of it for a little while, how are they being done now?

Re: New SK Novel "Later" available for pre-sale

Posted: Sat Sep 26, 2020 10:34 am
by TheCollector
UsBeez wrote:
Mon Sep 21, 2020 4:49 pm
Back in the “olden days” :lol: there would be lotteries held to determine who could purchase a LE (if I recall correctly, EYES, TALISMAN, AND SKELETON CREW were done this way). I’ve been out of the thick of it for a little while, how are they being done now?
For the most part, there's a mix between the following:
  • Free for all as soon as an announcement happens
  • Lottery system of some sort
  • Customers of a previous title get first dibs at a matching number of the current title
I would say that last option seems to be leading a little bit lately but it's probably more of a function of which publishing house is currently printing SK limiteds as they all prefer to handle orders in their own way. It'll be curious which way this book goes. I don't follow other titles by Hard Case Crime, if someone else does and can share how they handle their limited edition releases, this book may follow the same pattern.

Re: New SK Novel "Later" available for pre-sale

Posted: Sat Sep 26, 2020 12:07 pm
by UsBeez
I can see where all might work, the latter would hurt newer collectors of course. It is a larger group now of course. In the days of the dinosaurs you could mail these players and get personalized replies (and assistance). Odd how in a way progress and “social” media may have made us all less social. :| Thanks so much for that info! :D