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Free eBook: ‘Act One’ by Nancy Kress

Phoenix Pick is continuing their “Free eBook-a-Month” promotion!

For the remainder of January, you can get an eBook copy of Act One by Nancy Kress for free with the coupon code below!

Gardner Dozois of Locus writes that Act One is “one of the best of the year…a compelling novella about a once-famous actress and her devoted manager who get much more publicity of an unfortunate sort when they inadvertently become embroiled with an act of biological terrorism with potentially world-changing results.”

To get your free eBook, just head on over to the Phoenix Pick Catalogue, select the book, and use this Coupon Code: 9992365. (Note: Coupon code expires January 31, 2011.)

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5 Comments on Free eBook: ‘Act One’ by Nancy Kress

  1. Uh … posting a coupon that expired last year? Maybe you mean 2011?

  2. Wierd, in Stanza on iPad, I can’t make the font bigger.  But it work fine in iBooks.


  3. D’oh!  Of course…2011.  Won’t be the last time that happens, I’m sure.  :S

  4. I went overboard and edited the epub version in Sigil (slowww download).  It looks just like html, and there’s a stylesheet where all the font sizes are hardcoded.  I just erased all the ‘font-size’ tags.  But now Stanza can’t search the ebook correctly, lol.  I’m not sure if a hard coded font size is supposed to be in an epub, or if ereaders are supposed to be able to resize it.  Yeah, too much free time.  My week long vacation ends tomorrow.



  5. Mouldy Squid // January 5, 2011 at 12:10 pm //

    Hmmm. This sounds like an old C.L. Moore story. I wish I could remember the name of it. 

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