OK—as you might notice from reading Boing Boing this morning, today’s the day: at long last The Coldest War is finally in US bookstores and ebookstores today! It’s now available in hardcover and DRM-FREE ebook editions. Hooray! [The Orbit UK/ANZ edition is scheduled for February, 2013. And the US/UK editions of Necessary Evil are both scheduled for April, 2013.]
It seems like a strange thing to celebrate, since the audiobook has been available from Audible since January, and since copies of the book arrived in readers’ gardens as early as last week. But today makes it about as official as it can get. So again, hooray! I’ve been waiting a long time for this, so I’m just pleased as pleased can be. And The Coldest War is as published as a book can be.
Purchase links, and more about DRM-free ebooks, below the cut.
There are purchase links aplenty here. (The correct link to Audible’s edition is this one; I’ll fix that soon.) The DRM FREE ebook version is available in Kindle, Nook, iBook, Sony Reader, and Kobo formats. And probably others.
The timing of this release is very fortuitous, as it puts The Coldest War ebook out just after Tor dropped digitial rights management of its e-editions. Hooray for that, too!
ETA: A guest blog post that I wrote for RT Book Reviews just went up. They really liked The Coldest War (hooray!), and very generously invited me to write a little bit about how I came to use the Cold War as the setting for a sf/fantasy novel. I had a lot of fun with this blog post.