(no - really - it is - that's its title)
Nick Taylor , author of Legon Awakening, Book One in the Legon Series and 8810, has put together a nifty sampler that allows you to try out 17 different novels, including his books and my own Vatican Assassin! As Nick puts it:
"Books make terrific holiday gifts, but finding the perfect book is always a challenge. If only we could flip through the books on our schedule. If only if the bookstore could come to us. That’s the idea behind “Just in Time for the Holidays.” In this PDF we’ve included multi-chapter excerpts from some of the greatest books you’ll be able to find this holiday season. You will find books that will take you on an epic adventure across magical lands, step into the future, or journey to the past. See the world through the eyes of a teenager living on the streets of Cambridge. Journey into a land of dreams, and much more. “Just in Time for the Holiday” has something for everyone on your list.Each excerpt is prefaced by information about the book and its author. At the end of every excerpt in this PDF you’ll find links to retailers where you can get your own copies of the books. We hope you enjoy these excerpts and wish you a happy holiday season."
You can sample some very cool books! Besides mine and Nick's you can check out my friends works, too, like Brian Rathbone's Call of the Herald, Seth Harwood's Young Junius, Arlene Radasky's The Fox, Rhonda Carpenter's The Mark of A Druid, Harmonics by Collin Earl and Chris Snelgrove, as well as Brenda Sedore's A Snake in Paradise, Toothless by J.P. Moore, As I Die Lying and The Red Church by Scott Nicholson, Old Haunts, A London City Novel by Emmett Spain, Acts of the Apostles by John F.X. Sundman, The Dreamer's Thread by Starla Huchton, Blake Twenty-Three by Slade Grayson, and Night’s Knight by Emerian Rich. It's a pretty rich mix!
Nick's done a nice job putting this pdf http://legonbook.com/Download/just in time.pdf and the accompanying site http://www.legonbook.com/holiday together. You can save the pdf as a free download from the link above, but I do encourage you to go check out the site Nick constructed. Here's the online page for Vatican Assassin, to give you an example: http://legonbook.com/holiday/vatican-assassin/.
I hope you'll download the file and give the sampler a read. Maybe you'll find the perfect gift for the reader on your list - or even something you want to check out for yourself!