I don't often view the best-seller lists. I did when my first book was published in 2012. It was kind of fun checking the charts every few hours to see how many thousand spots my book had risen or fallen. I'm a stats guy (a former sportswriter). Now, I look maybe once a week or... Continue Reading →
Holiday special! Prices slashed!
Want to get a personally autographed copy of "Murder in Wauwatosa: The Mysterious Death of Buddy Schumacher" directly from the author, but you can't manage the $20? Well, you're in luck! For a limited time, I've cut the price to $15. That's right, just $15! And that even includes postage and handling. Here's all you have... Continue Reading →
Details on purchasing ‘Murder in Wauwatosa’
This book is available in both print and electronic forms and can be purchased wherever you normally purchase books, whether online or at a real, honest to goodness bookstore. IN PRINTOnline:The History PressAmazonBarnes & NobleBordersBookstoresThe following stores have generally had the book in stock. But just about any store can order it for you if you... Continue Reading →
Sales report – April 5, 2013
It's difficult to pinpoint exactly how many copies of "Murder in Wauwatosa: The Mysterious Death of Buddy Schumacher" have been sold. Amazon and Barnes & Noble both rank books among best-sellers, Amazon has an author site that adds up the number of print books sold online and at bookstores around the country, and I have... Continue Reading →
Read Wauwatosa Now next week … and every week!
NOW ad Dec2012 Next week's Wauwatosa Now will contain this half-page ad for my book (click on the above link). They're running a special right now, so I bought a half-pager, full color for barely more money than it would have cost for a much smaller ad. And adding color was not that much more... Continue Reading →
Signed books in Wauwatosa
I spent part of Thanksgiving weekend, namely "Black Friday," battling crowds to get to my books, "Murder in Wauwatosa: The Mysterious Death of Buddy Schumacher," at the Wauwatosa bookstores. I signed all the books they had at Barnes & Noble at the Mayfair Mall and at The Little Read Book in the Village.So, if you... Continue Reading →
Moving up the best-seller list
I just checked the Author Central site at Amazon and saw that my book has taken a massive leap up the charts. As of this very hour, "Murder in Wauwatosa" is ranked No. 63,324 out of more than 8 million books. We only ended one day higher than this (38,028 on Sept. 23). So, this... Continue Reading →
Triple digits at Mayfair!
I got a report from the Mayfair Mall Barnes & Noble bookstore that it had recently sold its 100th copy of "Murder in Wisconsin." Yay!
Signed books available in Wauwatosa, Brookfield
Anyone looking for signed books in the Wauwatosa/Brookfield area of Wisconsin (America's Dairyland) can go to Barnes & Noble at the Mayfair Mall or Brookfield Square. You can also go to The Little Read Book on State Street in the Tosa village and get signed books. Get them while they last!