Speaks the Nightbird ebook

The ebook editions of Speaks the Nightbird are available for pre-ordering now! The ebook will be released on Tuesday, October 8, 2013. You can pre-order the book now from Amazon (Kindle), Barnes & Noble (NOOK), and Kobo.com. Those are the U.S. links; the Speaks the Nightbird ebook will be available everywhere, including Amazon UK and Amazon CA.)

All four published books in the Matthew Corbett series are now available in ebook editions (though Mister Slaughter and The Providence Rider are not yet available outside of North America). Links to order the books can be found in the right-hand sidebar on this site.

The audiobook version of Speaks the Nightbird has received an Earphones Award from AudioFile magazine. From their website:

Earphones AwardAudioFile awards Earphones to truly exceptional presentations that excel in all the following criteria:

  • Narrative voice and style
  • Vocal characterizations
  • Appropriateness for the audio format
  • Enhancement of the text

The audiobook is narrated by Edoardo Ballerini and produced by Audible, Inc. You can read the AudioFile review on their website. The audiobook has also been nominated for a 2013 Audies Award.

There are also audiobooks of The Queen of Bedlam, Mister Slaughter, and The Providence Rider. They, too, are narrated by Edoardo Ballerini. You can find them on the Audible website.

apaThe audiobook edition of Speaks the Nightbird is one of the finalists in the Fiction category for the 2013 Audie Awards!

The Audies are “awards recognizing distinction in audiobooks and spoken word entertainment sponsored by the Audio Publishers Association (APA).” More on the Audies can be found on the APA website. The winners will be announced on May 30, 2013.

Here’s the AudioFile page listing the 2013 Finalists:
AudioFile Magazine: 2013 Audies

The actual Press Release from the APA in PDF format can be found here.

The unabridged audiobook edition of Speaks the Nightbird was produced by Audible, Inc., and was narrated by Edoardo Ballerini.

Audible also produced unabridged recordings of the other Matthew Corbett novels, all read by Edoardo. You can purchase the audiobooks from Audible’s site.

Starting today, Robert McCammon embarks on a virtual Blog Tour to help promote the release of The Providence Rider, the fourth book in the Matthew Corbett series. His first stop is an interview at Peter Schwotzer’s Literary Mayhem.

The next stops on Mr. McCammon’s Providence Rider Blog Tour:

June 12: The Big Idea at Whatever
June 13: On Favorite Literary Villains at Criminal Element
June 14: Book Notes at largehearted boy

There have also been a few more reviews posted recently:


Great news, audiobook fans! Audible has released unabridged audiobook versions of all four Matthew Corbett books. The audiobooks are narrated by Edoardo Ballerini and are available for purchase now. Three-minute audio samples from each book can be found on the Audible page for each book; just click on the images below to reach Audible.com or click here to search for all Robert McCammon audiobooks.



From Subterranean Press:

We have a number of happenings regarding Robert McCammon’s new historical thriller, The Providence Rider, to highlight for you.

  • The trade hardcover edition is done, and shipping to our large online and retail accounts.
  • Rick will be in our warehouse from June 19-21 to sign/inscribe copies for customers. Those copies will ship immediately thereafter.
  • The ebook edition (Amazon|BN.com|Kobo) is out in the wild, and available to order.

Rick’s new one is well on its way to being another success. Thanks to each and every one of you for making that possible.


Subterranean Press’s Gwenda Bond discussed The Providence Rider in a three-part interview with Robert McCammon. You can read the interview on the Subterranean Press site:

Back in 2010, Subterranean Press also posted an interview with Robert McCammon in which he discussed Mister Slaughter. You can find a PDF of that interview here.