Posts tagged amazon best seller
CELEBRATING THE LAUNCH OF AMAZON.COM.AU

Amazon heads Down Under

Here at IntrepidHQ we see that Amazon have recently launched their amazon.com.au website - meaning you can now buy eBooks in AUD and there is a developing local presence for Aussie authors to party Amazon style.

CNet has reported that there are over two million ebooks with prices in Australian dollars — with over 700,000 titles under $4 and over 1.4 million under $10.

Amazon Kindle vice president Neil Lindsay says, "The new Kindle Store is customised for Australian customers, with local best sellers and curated lists relevant to Australians and many titles from local publishers and authors, such as Tim Winton, Karly Lane and Kate Morton."

So, we've come up with a new competition to celebrate Amazon Down Under. It combines some of our favourite things: talking about books and drinking beer. 

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TO THE BRAVE BELONG ALL THINGS

On the last day of Hunter, a secret agent said to me: "TO THE BRAVE BELONG ALL THINGS"

Back in my days as a Paratrooper, I remember this exact phrase would flash across my consciousness whenever we’d force ourselves to depart from a perfectly good aircraft into black, starless skies…  Not surprisingly, sometimes we needed encouragement to launch out into the unknown, and when it came to me, it worked every time.

The stoic Celtic adage applies equally to those of us part of the current publishing revolution – blazing a trail into the world of eBooks, online communities, and technologies that allow readers to find and enjoy stories from a diverse new range of voices.

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GET IN SIT DOWN SHUT UP HANG ON

On the seventh day of Hunter, a secret agent said to me: HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

What a fantastic birthday present to see that on Amazon, Defender has been made free for a few days, and is rocketing up the charts. At the time of writing it's #1 Kindle Spy Stories, #7 Kindle Action & Adventure and #257 in the overall Kindle free lists, and #28 Top-rated Spy Stories.

You can get your free Defender copy on Amazon Kindle here.

But really, this is what a secret agent once said to me: GET IN SIT DOWN SHUT UP HANG ON!

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