On July 23, 1888, Raymond Thornton Chandler was born in Chicago, a smart, sensitive kid dealt a strange deck that would, in time, make him the great chronicler of the dark side of the California dream.
Join me in celebrating the master’s 128th birthday with a week-long sale on noirish things that you can enjoy in person or in the privacy of your own head.
From July 23-29, 2016:
- Take $12.80* off on tickets on Esotouric’s July 30 edition of the Raymond Chandler’s L.A. bus tour with the discount code redwind
- Take $12.80* off on tickets on Esotouric’s The Birth of Noir bus tour on 9/10 with the discount code haytruck
- The Kindle edition of my mystery novel The Kept Girl, starring the young Chandler on the trail of a murderous cult of angel worshippers, is on sale starting at 99¢. Use the discount code gimlet for $5 off the paperback edition. Read Chapter One to get a taste, and see some reviews here. I hope you’ll take advantage of the Raymond Chandler birthday sale–and please, tell a noir-loving friend.
* Restrictions: These discount codes expire at midnight, 7/29. Limit four tickets per purchaser, but you may share the codes with friends. This discount can only be used on the tours listed above; if you need to reschedule, you may apply what you paid towards a full-priced ticket on a later regularly scheduled tour date. Discount cannot be combined with any other offer.