Press Kit

SAY GOODBYE was published in February, 2008.

The second book in the RELUCTANT SLEUTH MYSTERY series, PERFECT COVER, is expected to be published in December, 2008.

After the ending of PERFECT COVER, the book will contain the first chapter of the third novel in the RELUCTANT SLEUTH MYSTERY series, HIGHER CALLING, which Deadly Ink Press expects to publish during 2009.

Finalist, 2008 Next Generation Indie Book Awards

E. J. Rand's SAY GOODBYE was honored as a FINALIST in this prestigious national award contest. This is quite an accomplishment for a first novel. The achievement is published at www.IndieBookAwards.com.

Best Mystery Thriller of 2006

E. J. Rand's SAY GOODBYE was named winner of Deadly Ink Press' 2007 David G. Sasher, Sr. Best Unpublished Thriller Novel Award. Impressed with the fast action, depth of characters, and mounting suspense of SAY GOODBYE, Deadly Ink Press published the book in February, 2008.

Photos of E J Rand can be opened by clicking on any of the first eight links below; the final link displays the cover of SAY GOODBYE. All are downloadable.

A close up of the author.

Near the beach, in writing mode.

At an overlook beside the Hudson River

In front of a forest

The George Washington Bridge and mid-Manhattan as a background, though the haze

Upper Manhattan as a background

This, and the two following images, were taken in Ft. Lee Historic Park, at a cannon, with the Hudson River and George Washington Bridge in the background.

A scene in PERFECT COVER, the second Reluctant Sleuth mystery, takes place here.

Author and publisher are indebted to Rebecca A. Kandel for designing the covers of Say Goodbye and Perfect Cover.

For a high-resolution image of the Say Goodbye cover, click here.

For a high-resolution image of the Perfect Cover cover, click here.

For a high-resolution image of the Higher Calling cover, click here.

For a high-resolution image of the Dark Sea cover, click here.