The Moment Before Drowning
98 Pages

The Moment Before Drowning



  • Publicize to national TV, radio (special focus on NPR shows), major dailies, weeklies, glossy magazines, mystery publications, etc.
  • Aggressive social media campaign
  • National drive-time radio tour
  • Features in literary journals and in daily papers
  • Excerpt in prominent literary journals, especially those with an international focus
  • Publicity and promotion in conjunction with author's speaking engagements
  • promotion on author's website and social media
  • additional promotion on agents' social media and website
  • galleys & e-galleys available
  • submit for B&N Discover Great New Writers and Indies Introduce
  • To be featured in the Akashic Digits Program (an e-book promotion program we have developed)
  • displays & giveaways at BEA & ALA
  • Targeted outreach to indie bookstores with strong literary fiction sections
  • Outreach to mystery bookstores
  • Giveaways on Goodreads, LibraryThing, and through Advance Access
  • submission to literary & mystery awards
  • e-galleys offered on Edelweiss

  • Debut novel from a crossword setter for the Guardian (UK), Times of London, Spectator (UK)
  • A brilliant, well-researched, and heartbreaking look at the effects of post-traumatic stress well before such a term existed
  • While the novel is set in France in the late 1950s, the themes of PTSD on soldiers and the use and effectiveness of torture tactics in war is all too relevant to current political climate
  • Both historical and literary, but also will appeal to crime-fiction/mystery audiences (e.g., fans of Joseph Kanon) as it is a tightly plotted mystery throughout
  • Strong candidate for B&N Discover Great New Writers and Indies Introduce
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    Published 03 July 2018
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    EAN13 9781617756528
    Language English
    Document size 1 MB

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