Series: Spring 2004 (Vol V, No. 1)

Burke’s Dave Robicheaux Chases Demons Down Purple Cane Road

When James Lee Burke sits down to write a Dave Robicheaux novel, the room must fill with swirling morning fog, mangrove trees reflected in coffee-colored bayou waters and the sibilant sounds of critters that populate southern Louisiana swamps–at least in…

Book Deodorizer

One of the most pernicious knids in the last several hundred years of bookselling has been odoriferous books. As all booksellers know, most books stink, but some of them go so far as to smell. It breaks the heart to…

Changes at TitlesDirect.com, Inc.

By: Robin Gutterman robin@titlesdirect.com  Database URLs: http://www.MyOwnBookshop.com and http://www.BookTrakker.com  TitlesDirect.com, Inc. TitlesDirect.com, Inc., the parent company of MyOwnBookshop.com and the developer of BookTrakker Pro, is pleased to report a number of site changes and recent developments. In the forefront is an announcement concerning SmartSearch,…

Rozan’s Winter and Night WinsTop 2003 Macavity Mystery Award

Awards for mystery novels and their authors abound! Probably the best known, and most coveted, of those given in the United States are the Edgar All Poe Awards. Chosen by members of the Mystery Writers of America since 1945, they…

Hijacking Elvis Cole & Joe Pike Is a Crime, Claims Popular Mystery Author Robert Crais

Mystery author Robert Crais filed suit against game show giant Activision in October in response to the apparent hijacking of his private eye series protagonists Elvis Cole and Joe Pike for a new video PlayStation game, True Crime: Streets of LA. Fans…

New Features at TomFolio.com

By: Jim Arner  jarnersr@wyomerc.com As TomFolio.com, the web-site owned/operated by ABookCoOp, enters the fourth year of operation, we wish to announce several recent enhancements to the site. Sticky Pages – TomFolio members can use the site as a virtual private web-based bookstore.…

Books & Collectibles Updated Services

By: Ann Brebner & Paul Anderson  marketing@booksandcollectibles.com.au Books & Collectibles offers all the normal book listing services available on the internet: searching via Bookfinder, Addall and BuyUsed; seamless search facilities via your web site; secure ordering; free database for listing;…