To gear up for the release of Rise the Dark, we are doing a special pre-order promotion! Between now and August 16, if you send a receipt or photo of a receipt for a pre-order of Rise the Dark to, and share the contest post on Facebook, you’ll be entered to win signed copies from some of Michael’s favorite authors. We will have three winners:

Third place: a signed hardcover copy of Michael Connelly’s novel The Crossing, one of Michael’s all-time favorite writers.

Second place: a signed hardcover of Joe Hill’s novel The Fireman, Michael’s favorite novel of the summer so far.

First place: A signed and limited edition copy of Gone Girl, by Gillian Flynn, a modern crime classic in a gorgeous edition done by Cemetery Dance, who also publish Michael’s limited editions. This is a one-of-kind collectible. Here’s a description of the book, and an example of the quality that Cemetery Dance brings to their work:

Slipcased Hardcover Limited Edition:
• Personally signed by the author on a unique signature page
• Bound with leather and full-cloth
• Featuring hot foil stamping on the front boards and spine
• Stylish black and white marbled endpapers
• Smyth sewn binding
• Housed in a hand-made slipcase

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