The abysmal quietude of my inbox confirmed it.
Then, around noon, a loyal 5FF reader sent in this picture with the message:
Took a bit. This is not good on a few levels.
Congratulations, loyal 5FF reader!
You are now the proud (future) owner of not one but three of my books.
Now, if anyone needs a brain bleach to restore the equilibrium of the cosmos and all that, go here.