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And Then He Was Gone
by Joan Hall Hovey


Kindle Edition published 2016-12-10
Bestseller ranking: 290434

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Where is Adam?

Julie Raynes’ husband has been missing for six months. Devastated and confused, she refuses to believe that he would leave her voluntarily, though her best friend thinks differently. However, her Aunt Alice, a psychic, tells her Adam has been murdered, and when she reveals how she knows this, any hope that Adam is still alive, dissipates.

The police are also beginning to believe that Adam Raynes was murdered. And Julie is their prime suspect. Her life in ruins, Julie vows to hunt down whoever is responsible for Adam’s murder and make them pay for their crime.

In the meantime, David Gray, a young man who was pulled from a lake by a fisherman when he was 9 years old, wakens from a coma after nearly two decades. Unknown to Julie, Adam and David share a dark connection, a darkness that threatens to devour both of them, in a terrifying race with death.

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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #18000 on: May 19, 2017, 11:11:13 AM »
I couldn't concentrate on anything other than refreshing the Scout page and this thread.  :o

 Right.  ;D

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« Reply #18001 on: May 19, 2017, 11:12:57 AM »
I couldn't concentrate on anything other than refreshing the Scout page and this thread.  :o

Jennifer, I am seriously trying but every chance I get, I look.  :o :-[

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« Reply #18002 on: May 19, 2017, 11:13:54 AM »
Anybody else finding it difficult to concentrate on writing the next book while your campaign is in progress? Seven days left. Then more waiting...

Nope, I'm in the same boat.  :o

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« Reply #18003 on: May 19, 2017, 11:19:49 AM »
Do you want to share it in a single post, or in your signature (like mine are)? Either way, if you're still stuck let me know and I'll PM you the code you need tonight :)

I seriously am an idiot with this, trying to figure out the signature. I love how great everyone else's posts look with their books. Maybe I need the Cliff Notes version of how to add your books to this group. LOL. Much help is needed... THANK YOU.  :-[ :-[ :-[

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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #18004 on: May 19, 2017, 11:21:36 AM »
Anybody else finding it difficult to concentrate on writing the next book while your campaign is in progress? Seven days left. Then more waiting...

Impossible for me. Whenever I run campaigns they consume me. This time around I'm hoping to keep busy with the next book in the series, but I already know from previous experience that I'm going to fail!

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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #18005 on: May 19, 2017, 11:21:55 AM »
Anybody else finding it difficult to concentrate on writing the next book while your campaign is in progress? Seven days left. Then more waiting...

Yes. Me. I've been trying so many different things to get going, but ultimately my eyes are drawn back to my campaign and the kboards.

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« Reply #18006 on: May 19, 2017, 11:23:23 AM »
Yes. Me. I've been trying so many different things to get going, but ultimately my eyes are drawn back to my campaign and the kboards.

Yeah, it definitely happens :)

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« Reply #18007 on: May 19, 2017, 11:25:46 AM »
Nope, I'm in the same boat.  :o

Your book looks great, Nikki. I've saved it for later. Good luck!

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« Reply #18008 on: May 19, 2017, 11:29:32 AM »
I seriously am an idiot with this, trying to figure out the signature. I love how great everyone else's posts look with their books. Maybe I need the Cliff Notes version of how to add your books to this group. LOL. Much help is needed... THANK YOU.  :-[ :-[ :-[

You can use the Kboards link maker: https://www.kboards.com/link/
Then take those links you make and paste them into your profile.

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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #18009 on: May 19, 2017, 11:30:56 AM »
I seriously am an idiot with this, trying to figure out the signature. I love how great everyone else's posts look with their books. Maybe I need the Cliff Notes version of how to add your books to this group. LOL. Much help is needed... THANK YOU.  :-[ :-[ :-[

Give me a bit of time and I'll PM you the code to add to your signature tonight. Nudge me if you don't get it by the end of today... my memory isn't the best  :P
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« Reply #18010 on: May 19, 2017, 12:20:13 PM »
Your book looks great, Nikki. I've saved it for later. Good luck!

Thank you so much!!  :)

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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #18011 on: May 19, 2017, 12:24:10 PM »
I think we all feel that way from time to time, but I don't think the data you're displaying shows that Amazon is flushing you. Yes, there are peaks and valleys, but I think most of us have those, so unless we're all getting flushed, there must be some other explanation.

From what I can tell, Amazon author ranks are very volatile, and sales have a relatively short half-life. The system is really set up on a "What have you done for me lately?" kind of basis. Small dips in sales can produce a noticeable drop in author rank. Keep in mind also that author rank isn't based on your data but on everyone's.  Your sales might be pretty close to consistent, but if a whole bunch of other authors are having big new releases with huge publicity pushes at the same time, you might see a dip from that.

Take heart from the fact that your recent valleys seem higher that your older ones, as do your peaks. You look at the stats and see Amazon arbitrarily flushing you. I look at the stats and see an author who is gradually moving to a higher level. For most of us, that's as good as it gets. There are a few people whose sales suddenly explode, but most people on the upswing move up only very gradually.

Hi Bill
Somone replied on FB with a n excellent explanation regarding the 'links' out there as it pings to Amazon when a link is posted  so during a promo.... Good day to all Dan

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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #18012 on: May 19, 2017, 12:26:44 PM »
Added my support. I don't think I'll get to 50 on my Headtalker, should have done 25. I'll add mine here if you wish to check it out. I've been adding everyone's books as my slots open and supporting all that I can through Twitter as well. Add me if you haven't already and I'll tweet as often as I can. Thanks to everyone for your continued support. This is one anxiety filled 30 days and beyond. I'm so thankful for the advice and new friends!

https://headtalker.com/campaigns/support-fallen-from-grace/

https://twitter.com/landisnikkiauth

Hi Nikki,
Added my support.  (you may want to throttle back the number of supporters needed as if you dont reach 50 nothing really happens)
Good Luck
Dan Petrosini

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« Reply #18013 on: May 19, 2017, 12:29:12 PM »
Anybody else finding it difficult to concentrate on writing the next book while your campaign is in progress? Seven days left. Then more waiting...
A real struggle!
I had to mandate min of 300 words a day to force myself after two weeks of incessant KS page refreshes!
Dan

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« Reply #18014 on: May 19, 2017, 12:36:27 PM »
You can use the Kboards link maker: https://www.kboards.com/link/
Then take those links you make and paste them into your profile.

Wow!!!! THANK YOU! How exciting. Yay!!!

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« Reply #18015 on: May 19, 2017, 12:42:14 PM »
Hi Nikki,
Added my support.  (you may want to throttle back the number of supporters needed as if you dont reach 50 notUIKeyInputDownArrowUIKeyInputDownArrowhing really happens)
Good Luck
Dan Petrosini

Ah, ok. Did not realize I could modify. THANK YOU. Much appreciated.  :)

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« Reply #18016 on: May 19, 2017, 12:51:54 PM »
Wow!!!! THANK YOU! How exciting. Yay!!!



Glad you got your signature sorted! :)
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« Reply #18017 on: May 19, 2017, 01:00:45 PM »
Wow!!!! THANK YOU! How exciting. Yay!!!



You got the hang of that pretty quick!  8)

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« Reply #18018 on: May 19, 2017, 02:15:58 PM »
Anybody else finding it difficult to concentrate on writing the next book while your campaign is in progress? Seven days left. Then more waiting...

Add me to the list! Have written zilch, nada this past week.
Nominated What I Left Behind. Good Luck!

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« Reply #18019 on: May 19, 2017, 03:24:50 PM »
Nominated Cloud Chasers & What I Left Behind and bought Impulse Spy.
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« Reply #18020 on: May 19, 2017, 03:27:45 PM »
Hi friends! I'm on day two of my "after KS" launch and can't complain so far! I have a ThunderClap set up for later in the month and would greatly appreciate any support you might be able to throw my way. I've decided to keep "Moon" at 99 cents through the end of June. We'll see how that works out!
Here's the link!
https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/57409-btim-live-on-amazon?locale=en

Not only could I not write during the campaign, I'm having trouble getting started again during my launch as well!

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« Reply #18021 on: May 19, 2017, 04:35:52 PM »
Hi friends! I'm on day two of my "after KS" launch and can't complain so far! I have a ThunderClap set up for later in the month and would greatly appreciate any support you might be able to throw my way. I've decided to keep "Moon" at 99 cents through the end of June. We'll see how that works out!
Here's the link!
https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/57409-btim-live-on-amazon?locale=en

Not only could I not write during the campaign, I'm having trouble getting started again during my launch as well!

Supported!  :)
 

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« Reply #18022 on: May 19, 2017, 04:37:30 PM »
You got the hang of that pretty quick!  8)

Yes, thank you for the help!  :D

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« Reply #18023 on: May 19, 2017, 05:25:45 PM »
Hey, everybody! It's been a long time since I was last on here, but I got busy working on my next book, which I decided to toss into Kindle Scout for a new round in the ring (it's the follow-up to my Scout-selected novel, No Safe Place). My campaign is here, if you guys wanna check it out!
 
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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #18024 on: May 19, 2017, 05:56:28 PM »
Top three nominated, fingers crossed for those waiting for news.

Thanks for reminding me about the Link maker, I kept forgetting to add the real link for Teatime, instead of only the thumbnail.

Hopefully I'll be back in the fray soon.  Waiting for the final edit on my next one, and just finished the final draft for book 6!
             

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