Thursday, February 26, 2009

$5.50 Is Not A Lot of Money

On Monday, March 2nd, you can purchase The Unearthed for a mere $5.50. It's a fast-paced read filled with something for everybody: mystery, drama, twists, and violence. And if you don't like the story, you can always come here and bitch about it.

But seriously, $5.50 is not a lot of money even in this poor economy. This month, just do one of the following and you can spend the money instead on a good read:

-Buy one less beer at the pub. Your liver will thank you.
-Make one less trip to Wawa, or its equivalent. Out of the whole month, that's not hard.
-Rent one less movie. You'll be reading a good book to pass the time instead!
-Go on one less late-night run to KFC, Taco Bell, Wendy's, etc. It'll help keep the weight off.
-Don't pay for online porn. Seriously, you can get it for I'm told.

Aside from renting a movie, why is the rest of my list comprised solely of nasty vices? Perhaps I should reevaluate my lifestyle...


adrian mckinty said...

You CAN get the porn for free. Just add TGP to whatever you're looking for...


However that's not what I came here to say. What I came to say was:

Brian is gifted writer and his book is excellent. Fast paced, exciting, twisty turny and scary. If it were Scooby Doo it would be classic Scooby Doo before Scrappy came along and when Daphne was still smoking hot...


Brian O'Rourke said...


Thanks, man. That means a lot coming from you. I'm glad you enjoyed it.

And yes, TGP works...or at least that's what I hear.

It's funny you mention Scooby-Doo, because I when I was writing The Unearthed, I considered ending it with the line, "And it would have worked too if it weren't for you darned kids." That got lost somewhere between the second and third draft, unfortunately.


Nathanael Green said...


Couldn't agree more. I loved the first draft of The Unearthed, and Brian assures me it's only gotten better.

Congrats, Bri. I'm really looking forward to it, even though that might mean one less brew at GG's ...

... riiiight.

Brian O'Rourke said...


You ought to be canonized for going through the first draft. Thanks again, man. Your comments throughout the entire process were a huge help.

Rita Vetere said...


You know I'll be first in line to buy The Unearthed, I've been waiting patiently for its release. The story sounds like it has everything I look for in a book. Congrats in advance on Monday's release!

Brian O'Rourke said...

Thanks, Rita! That's very kind of you. I hope you enjoy it!

Brian O'Rourke said...

Rita's too modest to announce her good news, so I'm going to do it:

She just found out her novel, Ancient Inheritance, will become available in print on Monday! Congrats, Rita!

Rita Vetere said...

Aw, Brian,

I've been called many things, but "modest" isn't one of them :-)

Thanks for the acknowledgement. Planning a celebration of sorts tonight--I have to admit I'm pretty excited about my Ancient Inheritance print release. Now all I have to do is get some folks to buy the book!