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Monster Hunter Nemesis eBook is out early

I don’t actually know why the eBook is out a couple weeks before the book, but hey, whatever. :)

#3 fantasy in the Kindle store right now.

Monster Hunter Nemesis (Monster Hunters International Book 5)

 

EDIT: Considering this isn’t a book bomb or anything like that, it is still kind of fun to see this today:

Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #621 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)

#1 and #2 are Laurel K. Hamilton and Jim Butcher’s new books. Both of them are awesome writers and all around cool people, who are on top of the game, so I’m in excellent company! :)  On the other list, it is books and audio too, and I was surprised to see that the MHI audiobook which has been out for years is sitting at #7.

Not too shabby for a “little known author”. Maybe at this rate someday I’ll qualify as a *real* writer. :)

EDIT 2: BOOM!

Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #399 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)

EDIT 3: NUMBER ONE WITH A BULLET!

EDIT 4: Hell, if it keeps climbing, I’m going to keep editing. :)

 

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68 Comments on "Monster Hunter Nemesis eBook is out early"


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Bill
11 months 11 days ago

Bought it and finished it in less than 12 hours Larry. Awesome book! Makes me wish I was a slower reader so it would last longer. :-)

Guest
11 months 10 days ago

Yeah. Larry needs to write longer books. The next Monster Hunter book should be about equal to all 5 published Game of Thrones books. Five Thousand pages of Owen shooting monsters would be epic.

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Skip
11 months 11 days ago

The ebooks always come out on the 16th, or the 15th if you’d pre-bought the monthly bundle.

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Austin
11 months 11 days ago

Always the 16th. People getting the bundle don’t get access to the last quarter until then.

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Skip
11 months 11 days ago

Ah, yes. That’s right, it changed when the amazon deal with Baen went down.

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Wes S.
11 months 11 days ago

Amazon also released Kratman’s “The Rod and the Axe” on Kindle at the same time they released “Nemesis.” Bought ‘em both; read “Nemesis” in a single sitting (and reviewed it Monday night for Amazon), and am about halfway through the Kratman.

(Off-the-cuff review of “Axe” so far: Good, but needs more insane killing. Especially of Lucretia Arbeit. :P )

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Patrick Chester
11 months 11 days ago

(Off-the-cuff review of “Axe” so far: Good, but needs more insane killing. Especially of Lucretia Arbeit.)

Why are you so merciful?

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11 months 8 days ago

I personally enjoyed the pun about the Legion’s gun smuggling ship in Rod – it was made better since the eARC was out in time for Easter :)

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11 months 11 days ago

fantastic

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RightWingProf
11 months 11 days ago

I now know what I’ll be doing for the next couple days.

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11 months 11 days ago

Almost halfway done…. so much awesome, I can barely handle it :-D

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Cap'n Jan
11 months 11 days ago

Thanks Larry!

Mine now! Thanks for all the great writing!

Fair Winds,

Cap’n Ja

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11 months 11 days ago

I spent a half hour yesterday morning clicking Refresh on Baen’s page until the Add to Cart button appeared just before noon. I figured it was more important than what my boss wanted me to do.

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oldnfo
11 months 11 days ago

Congrats! :-)

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11 months 11 days ago

Congrats and-a-half!

(Can’t buy one until next month, but I can wait two weeks. I’m reading the Powder Mage books right now, so I’ve got some good stuff to tide me over.)

Guest
11 months 11 days ago

Crap! So do I finish (re-)listening to the audible version of the incredibly awesome Warbound… or put that aside and start my kindle version of MHN? What should I do, oh what should I do?

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11 months 11 days ago

Finish WARBOUND, so it won’t distract you when you read MONSTER HUNTER NEMESIS.

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11 months 11 days ago

Finish WARBOUND, so it won’t distract you when you read MONSTER HUNTER NEMESIS.

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James
11 months 11 days ago

Stop tempting me! I’m trying to wait until the hardback is out.

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11 months 11 days ago

Yes. [whimpers]

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… *wibble* I get it probably later than y’all over there in the US!

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Ygolonac
11 months 11 days ago

Needs to go all the way, so Larry can suit up, add the shades, loom on up to the microphone and growl:

“Nemesis. One.”

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dyingearth
11 months 11 days ago

I got a chuckle out of “Grand Donald Jefferson. Agent five-two-two-niner-three” and “Franks, One”.

Guest
11 months 11 days ago

That gave me a chuckle too. :-)

I think I’m going to start my Amazon review with this quote: “If you aren’t scared of Franks, then you haven’t been paying attention.” :-D

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11 months 11 days ago

“I don’t actually know why the eBook is out a couple weeks before the book …”

Because some ditz thought it would take e-books three weeks to ship to the stores?

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11 months 11 days ago

It is because Baen releases the finished version of the Ebook on the 16th of the month prior to the dead tree being releases as part of the bundle:

Here’s how the Monthly Baen Bundle program works: With this program, you can start reading upcoming releases prior to their publication. We release three segments of each new novel, one month apart, beginning three months before the publication date. Log back in after noon EST on or about the 16th of every preceding month to receive the updated Ebook.

About two weeks after we release the full Ebook, bookstores around the country will begin to stock the physical versions of the new release titles.

http://www.baenebooks.com/c-3-monthly-baen-bundles.aspx

The way the deal Baen has with Amazon the minute the full finished Ebook is available on the Baen site it becomes available on Amazon.

Guest
11 months 10 days ago

Bah. Boring logic.

Guest
11 months 10 days ago

Sorry I’m not a SJW and operate on Feeeeeellllllings. :)

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11 months 11 days ago

Oh, and as of 1729 hours EDT, still #3 in Fantasy

Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #798 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store) #3 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Literature & Fiction > Contemporary Fiction > Fantasy
#13 in Books > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Fantasy > Contemporary
#25 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Fantasy > Paranormal & Urban

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David MacKinnon
11 months 11 days ago

So, Larry…
When is your next book out? The “wrong” kind of fans want to know!

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Jake
11 months 11 days ago

About 1/3 through it, I’m trying to limit myself so it lasts a few days longer. Really like it so far.

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rd
11 months 11 days ago

Tempting, But I will buy it at Uncle Hugo’s. July 3!

I just dread the drive back home… I-94 West on the night before a 3-day Holiday Weekend.

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divinemsk
11 months 11 days ago

Yippee! On Jun 18, 2014 7:53 AM, “Monster Hunter Nation” wrote:

> correia45 posted: “I don’t actually know why the eBook is out a couple > weeks before the book, but hey, whatever. :) #3 fantasy in the Kindle store > right now. “

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BiggusGeekus
11 months 11 days ago

Finished! It’s great! So when’s the next one?

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Hank Shelton
11 months 11 days ago

I waited and got MHN and Tom Kratman’s new one at Baen. I’ve got nothing against Amazon but prefer giving Toni Weiskopf and gang my money directly.

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Austin
11 months 11 days ago

Just hit #2 in Fantasy. Only Laurell K. Hamilton is above you. Let’s see about changing that…

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11 months 11 days ago

For us nook(y) lovers, it’s also available at Barnes and Noble. Bought and got.
And thanks, Larry. You’re my 4th favorite author (behind Heinlein, Bujold, & Larry Niven) and I’m truly jazzed about your output.

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11 months 11 days ago

I’m also a nook user but still get my Monster Hunter fix through Baen’s own site rather than through B&N because once I buy the thing I can get it downloaded in multiple formats from them. So I have the Epub version on my Nook and an RTF version on my PC (along with a backup copy of the Epub) for reading on it.

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tjmuldoon
11 months 11 days ago

Larry, I was unable to find a direct email but regarding your tweet about Marion Z B. it was her 2nd husband that was the abuser she “just ” enabled. Small difference but with the brigades of “read until offended” any small inaccuracy (sic) will bring them out in droves.

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Ah, Larry, I’m sure that one day… you’ll be a ‘real author’ … whatever that may mean! Until then I guess the popularity of your books and the money you make just has to be a source of comfort to you… Somehow! *tragic pose!*

Also CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ^o^ /

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11 months 11 days ago

35% of the way through. If I didn’t work 70 hour weeks I would be done already.
Well done sir! Huzzah!

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Jonathan
11 months 11 days ago

Congrats on the new one. The cover looks awesome.

I see that, in perfect timing, Mr. Hines has decided to launch another attack at your character, and Twitchy.com has covered your twitter exchange with Mr. Scalzi. Bound to drive new eyeballs to your books, Larry.

With salesmen like Messrs. Scalzi and Hines, you’re likely to go far. One day, I wager, you will become a “real writer.”

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11 months 11 days ago

I was just reading that, and alas, 10 hours is too late to really enter the Fray. I wanted to Tag Scalzi as being bigoted against BDSMers with that “Beating my wife” comment. (At least to his side, that should matter.)

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Kent
11 months 10 days ago

Watching Larry mercilessly thump a (demonstrably) increasingly befuddled and outmatched Scalzi like the proverbial rented mule yesterday was nothing short of glorious. ;)

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Rob Crawford
11 months 10 days ago

Scalzi? Writes fan fiction, right?

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cchittleborough
11 months 9 days ago

And really, really bad rehashes of Little Fuzzy

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Jeff
11 months 11 days ago

Glad to hear the book is doing well! It was another great read with a “very interesting” ending (how do you sleep at night after putting these cliffhangers over on us?). But I still chuckle out loud every time I think of the now-classic line, “Oh shit! It’s Franks!”

What you’ve done so brilliantly is created a universe with so many interesting characters that you can use any of them as the centerpiece of a really enjoyable story. And sometimes reading is work (I’m slowly slogging through the Gulag Archipelago, which is brilliant but really draining to read) but sometimes it’s joy (“Oh shit! It’s Franks!).

I’m so glad to have discovered you and Sarah Hoyt. You just might keep a lot of us sane in the crazy times in which we live. Thank you!

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11 months 10 days ago

You *are* a real writer. Because real writers get paid.

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bc lewis
11 months 10 days ago

A little over half way done, stayed up until 12:30 am last night. So I’m dragging this morning.

I’m at the point where *spoiler* and it was heart wrenchingly sad and was blindsided by *spoiler* It was a one-two punch. I never thought you’d go there. I know it’s an overused euphemism, but it’s certainly a game changer for the series going forward. I can’t wait to see where the story goes next.

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11 months 10 days ago

Still creeping upwards :-)

Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #382 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store) #2 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Literature & Fiction > Contemporary Fiction > Fantasy
#7 in Books > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Fantasy > Contemporary
#10 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Fantasy > Paranormal & Urban

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RightWingProf
11 months 10 days ago

Damn you ILOH! I stayed up until 1 last night reading it. About 60% through.

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Murgy
11 months 10 days ago

[quote] Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #320 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)

#1 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Literature & Fiction > Contemporary Fiction > Fantasy
#5 in Books > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Fantasy > Contemporary
#8 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Fantasy > Paranormal & Urban[/quote]

And still climbing. Keep with it folks, he’s got growing kids to feed!

(Not to mention the cost of licenses for YardMeese!) :-)

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Patrick Paulsen
11 months 10 days ago

Outstanding book!
Looking foward to the Hugo nomination next year! (’cause what’s better than putting “Hugo Nominated Author” next to “NY Times Bestselling Author” on your covers? MULTIPLE Hugo Award Nominated Author.)

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11 months 9 days ago

That’s right, this is SO getting nommed.

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Ethan
11 months 9 days ago

It came out early so I would have a way to destress while my little girl had her skull cut out and put back together on Tuesday.

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11 months 9 days ago

Sorry to hear that dude, hope she’s doing better.

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11 months 9 days ago

Congratulations on being number one, Mr. Correia! Fantastic work!

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Tom
11 months 5 days ago

I am primarily an audio book listener these days, with a job as an engineer, a very busy 3 year old and a wife with medical issues I don’t find much time to sit and read anymore. After pre-ordering from audible I looked at ebook and Amazon and saw.

At the publisher’s request, this title is sold without DRM (Digital Rights Management).

Had to go ahead and buy a copy of the ebook too.

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David A. Young
11 months 5 days ago

Wow! I knew Franks was a cold fish, but I never expected that! Coolness. An unexpected treat was more Red. Heather’s my favorite character (sorry Owen, Julie, Earl) so I was really glad to see her show up. I’m just sorry we never got to see her go Full-Wolf on the bad guys, though she did pretty darn well even under non-optimal circumstances. I hope they got Stricken’s offer on video-tape, just in case her new boss needs formal proof.

Can’t wait for the next one. Please write faster.

(Larry, I have to say, I thought your writing style was a bit off the first chapter or two…but then again, perhaps I shouldn’t have had that Scotch right before I started reading.)

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dyingearth
11 months 5 days ago

She doesn’t work for STFU anymore. Not with the new crew in charge.

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David A. Young
11 months 4 days ago

That was my supposition, I just thought it would be nice to have the video in case some other higher-up bureaucrat tried to override Mrs. Flierl(sp?) and complain Heather hadn’t fulfilled her contract. That’s pretty unlikely, I realize, especially now that MCB’s got a new head as well. It looks like things are falling into place for both of those organizations to actually be useful in the Big Battle to come.

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11 months 5 days ago

Long ago I snapped up each new Anita Blake book when it came out, but after half a dozen or so, they started turning into endless turgid “relationships” and poorly-written porn. Don’t get me wrong, I *like* porn, but I have standards…

Despite that, Laurell K. Hamilton still gets a major “right on!” for trying to get her gun stuff right, and getting help from some guy with some weird foreign name like “Massad Ayoob.”

Apparently the bulk of Hamilton’s readers wanted “modern power female” instead of “Carla the Barbarian”, and I can’t really fault an author for writing what sells… but I still miss the old Antia Blake with the itchy trigger finger.

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SirShadesDrake
11 months 5 days ago

I have to agree, the Anita Blake books were more fun when it was sexual tension rather than actual sex.

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11 months 3 days ago
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dyingearth
11 months 3 days ago

Unfortunately, they don’t have G-Nome from Vendetta with Thug Life chest tattoo (I’m sure Tupac’s family would sue). The gun should also be corrected size .32 semi-automatic.