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Daily Deals: A Kiss Before Dying and The Treasure of Mystery Island

A Kiss Before Dying (Pegasus Crime)Today Amazon offers A Kiss Before Dying (Pegasus Crime) by Ira Levin (Author) and Otto Penzler (Introduction) as  just for $1.99

A modern classic, this novel set a new standard in the art of mystery and suspense in its exploration of the criminal mind

A Kiss Before Dying not only debuted the talent of best-selling novelist Ira Levin to rave reviews and an Edgar Award, it also set a new standard in the art of psychological suspense. It tells the shocking tale of a young man who will stop at nothing—not even murder—to get where he wants to go. For he has dreams, plans. He also has charm, good looks, intelligence. And he has a problem. Her name is Dorothy; she loves him, and she’s pregnant. The solution may demand desperate measures. But, then, he looks like the kind of guy who could get away with murder.

Some words about the Authors

Ira Levin is the author of The Boys from Brazil, Rosemary’s Baby, Son of Rosemary, The Stepford Wives, This Perfect Day, Sliver, and A Kiss Before Dying (for which he won the Edgar Award). Levin was also the recipient of three Mystery Writers of America Edgar Allan Poe Awards. His website is iralevin.org.

Otto Penzler is the proprietor of the Mysterious Bookshop in New York City. He is the founder of the Mysterious Press and Otto Penzler Books, and has received an Edgar Award, an Ellery Queen Award, and a Raven Award for his contribution to the mystery field. His anthology The Black Lizard Big Book of Pulps was a New York Times Bestseller.


The Treasure of Mystery IslandThe Treasure of Mystery Island is a game which you can download for free within Amazon Appstore Deals.

Alex is making a routine run across the Atlantic Ocean in his cargo plane when his girlfriend’s lucky talisman begins to glow. Moments later, as his plane dives toward choppy waters, Alex finds himself parachuting to the beach of an uncharted island. After a native rescues him, Alex begins a hidden object adventure that will take him to the heart of a strange island, where he’ll find hidden treasure and unleash the curse of an angry god!

Play Mini-Games and Earn Trophies

Your seek-and-find skills will be challenged like never before as you complete 20 captivating episodes set in a world time forgot. You’ll need to not only find lost objects, but also return them to where they belong in order to receive help from the natives. You’ll also have to collect the scattered belongings of 24 clients, beat over a dozen mini-games, and earn a slew of trophies. You can also unlock achievements and compare your results with friends (as well as the rest of the world) on OpenFeint.

Can you solve the mystery of the island?

1 comment to Daily Deals: A Kiss Before Dying and The Treasure of Mystery Island

  • Meredith Mivshek

    While written primarily for insomnia, this book offers a technique that has done wonders for my ability to get back to sleep after waking up. Before, when I woke up around 3 or 4 a.m. (a chronic older female problem), I would often lay awake for an hour or two. Using his theater stage’ technique, I’m not sure why, but I normally fall right back to sleep and sleep through the night! I’m a believer and have moved on to I Can Make You Thin’. Let’s hope this one works as well!

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