So much has happened with all these writers in the time this blog has lapsed. Everything from Cover Art, Cover Art Revamps, DEBUT Releases and NEW releases to series' you've already fallen in love with, to General News an goings on around the Team's board.
I'll also be making an effort to file everything into the assorted libraries on the blog periphery.
I'm going to make an attempt to catch you all up to date, in short a hand as I can write, because they all deserve it!
Without further adieu, here we go.
New Releases:(In no particular order)
J.L. Hickey's - Secret Seeker's Society (#3)
"Wrath of the Wendigo"
-The third book in J.L.Hickey's best selling YA Paranormal adventure the Secret Seekers Society. Follow Hunter and Elly as they prepare for their second year in their Enlightenment classes which includes a dangerous field trip alongside their parental Seekers deep into the Michigan wilderness to investigate the recent sightings of one of the most vicious cryptids they've ever encountered, a Wendigo. Elly struggles with her new "curse" stemming from her run in with Solomon's Seal, and Hunter attempts to come to an understanding over his true feelings for Olivia.
R.K. Pavia's -
"The Sanctum of Souls" Her DEBUT Novel!
-Marcus Ryan is a mage – with an aversion to magic. For the last twenty years, he’s done everything possible to steer clear of spells and the tutors employed to instruct in their usage.
All the cheerful young noble wants is to be left in peace to be the oddball everyone thinks he is.
However, a brief meeting with an emotionless stranger, and an evening when events spiral out of his control, changes everything – past, present, and future.
Called upon to put right an ancient injustice, Marcus will have no choice but to arm himself with the one thing he hates most.
R.K. Pavia's - The Story of the Snowman
-Created with reading to children in mind, this book tells the rhyming tale of where snowmen came from. For interactive fun, Sam the squirrel is waiting to be discovered at every turn of the page. How did snowmen come to be? Turn the pages, then you'll see, That once upon a winter's night, A lonely star made men so white.
Rachael L. Macintosh's - Security Through Absurdity Books 2 & 3
(She's been busy!)
"Bubbles Will Pop"
-Jocelyn McLaren, a former defense contractor, is now a new mother to twins! As she struggles to maintain what she imagines to be a normal family during the economic turmoil of the US housing collapse, she becomes involved in a political campaign and encounters troubling remnants of her life working for the military-industrial complex. These interactions haunt her, as well as the father of her children, and are ultimately interlinked with the most nefarious psychopaths on the planet.
Divided into three books, SECURITY THROUGH ABSURDITY is the story of corporate shenanigans, an uneasy home life, and a quixotic presidential campaign. These situations propel Jocelyn through a believably bizarre journey and into dangerous psychological territory. In a matrix of life-threatening situations, she is forced to question the very fabric of her Gen-X American upbringing.
Bubbles Will Pop is the second book in Jocelyn's journey.
"The Big Show"
-“The Big Show,” chronicles Jocelyn McLaren’s involvement with a presidential election. As her history of working for a US defense conglomerate collides with global finance and murder her future becomes increasingly unstable. Will she survive?
Charlie Flowers' - Rizwan Sabir Mystery series books 4, 5, & The Riz Omnibus!
(he's been quite busy as well!)
"Battle Come Down"
-Rizwan Sabir and Holly “Bang-Bang” Kirpachi return from their honeymoon to find London in uproar...
Tottenham is burning.
Gangs are running riot and calls for an anarchist action are ringing through the city.
They have just one message to go by…
M Day is coming.
Outnumbered ten to one, Riz and Holly are under orders to find the gang leader 3Dogs and his slimy cousin, Mega Rapist, a twelve year old who lives up to his nickname.
It is up to Riz and the Black-eyed girls to extract the gang leaders from the chaos before the movement gains too much momentum.
But as the team learn more about the pair and their shocking hobbies, their desire for vengeance hits breaking point.
Can Riz keep Bang Bang and the rest of the gang in check?
Will they find the pair before it’s too late?
And will they figure out what M Day stands for before London burns to the ground?
Or will they be among the casualties when the battle comes down....
"Murder Most Rural"
-Meet Riz and Bang-Bang. British Intelligence troubleshooters by trade, their work normally involves covert ops and counterterrorism. A routine exercise with the SAS takes them to a sleepy Essex village, where not only do they stick out somewhat as a British Pakistani couple, but there has also been a mysterious suicide.
Or have they stumbled across the perfect murder?
"Locked and Loaded"(The Riz Sabir Omnibus)
-Meet Rizwan Sabir.
A former al-Qaeda operative, he was lifted by Counter-Terrorism Command - and now battles his old comrades.
In ‘Locked and Loaded’, the first three best-selling Riz Sabir thrillers are collected together for the first time.
Contains: "Hard Kill" - "Danger Close" - "Kill Order"
Justin Osborne's - newest Anthology of Short stories
"Antholocaust" - A Collection
-A collection of new and previously released short stories from Justin Osborne
Richard B. Knight has been incredibly busy this past year. He's released two novels and 3 shorts most of which are free! $0.00 on amazon!
"A Boy and His Corpse"
-Teenage necromancer, Alan Chandler, wants to start an undead wrestling federation with his pet corpse, Mort, but his strict father wants him to raise corpses for the military instead. What's a boy to do? When a mad dictator threatens to start World War 3, Alan doesn't have much of a choice. It's either follow his dreams, or become the necromancer his father always wanted him to be. Either way, there's going to be some dead men walking.
"The Interdimensional Subwoofer"
-What would the world be like if it was run by women?
College student, Ernie Gutierrez, wants nothing more than to open a commercial Filipino restaurant in memory of his late aunt. His brother, Carlos, wants nothing more that to get drunk and rack of the tally of girls he's slept with. But when a mysterious stranger comes along and offers to install a subwoofer in Ernie's hatchback, things take a turn for the weird. Because this isn't just any subwoofer. No, no. This is an INTERDIMENSIONAL SUBWOOFER. And it takes the brothers to a world very different from our own--This is a world run entirely by women.
Now on the other side, Ernie and Carlos must find a way to fit in to this alternate dimension or risk subjugation for being the aliens they truly are. Will Ernie and Carlos ever get back home to see their dreams come true, or will they be trapped forever in a world where the roles of gender inequality are reversed, and women are in control?
Find out in this time traveling, dimension hopping, science fiction novel!
"Clean Hands"(Darkness of the Womb prequel #1)
-Acting as a prequel to the events of The Darkness of the Womb, this standalone free short story centers around the Archetype, Instinct. His mission is to journey inside the mind of a dreamer in order to influence them to make a crucial decision that will affect the rest of history. But dreams are unpredictable, and Instinct finds himself on shaky ground once he enters the dream world. Will he survive his mission, or will he find that even he, the embodiment of mankind's Instinct, can't even handle the world of the subconscious?
"A Father's Fears" - (Darkness of the Womb prequel #2
-The second prequel to The Darkness of the Womb (The first being "Clean Hands"), this short story follows Jeffrey Haunt, the father of the future messiah, Aiden, through a series of terrible dreams. Each one is a representation of the anxieties that come attached to being a future father. Will Jeff Haunt be able to come to an understanding and acceptance of fatherhood in his dreams, or will doubt both linger and plague him? Find out in this metaphysical quest through the mind of a future father.
"Q. Are we not Human? A. We are corpses!"(A Boy and his Corpse Sequel)
-Acting as a sequel to A Boy and His Corpse, this free standalone short story concerns teenage necromancer, Alan Chandler, as he wrestles (No pun intended) with the possibility of his undead federation including living wrestlers in its stable of combatants. But Alan and his band of corpses won't go down without a fight! Will the Undead Wrestling Federation become half corpse/half living wrestlers, or will Alan get his way and keep the UWF just that--undead. Find out in this short story of guts, glory, and braaaaains.
Joshua Brann Thornbrugh's - "The Sixth Seal" His DEBUT Novel!
-Anastasie Eloise Bertrand has spent the better part of fifteen years in a state mental hospital convinced that she is the reincarnated protector of an ancient and powerful book. After an unsuccessful escape attempt, she befriends her new psychologist who begins to suspect that Ana is not as crazy as everyone thinks.
Ana is soon torn between the good doctor, and escaping the confines of the hospital to seek out the book and discover the truth about her destiny.
But time is quickly running out. A dark and secret society assembles to take control of the great book even as Ana struggles to understand who she is. She must find her fellow protectors and prevent the terrible power of the book from being unleashed upon mankind.
C.A. Sanders' - "The Watchmage of Old New York"
-It is 1855, and Nathaniel Hood walks between two worlds.
As the Watchmage of New York City, Nathaniel is charged with protecting, regulating, and administering justice to the myriad supernatural beings immigrating to the city. When his policeman son, Jonas, is brutally beaten by Veil Dwellers while investigating a kidnapping, Nathaniel breaks his vow not to interfere with mundane society and joins the search.
Together and apart, the father and son uncover the secret lives of the supernatural and the broken lives on the Bowery, only to find a terrible secret.
The Watchmage of Old New York–Book 1 of The Watchmage Chronicles–is an expansion of the award-winning serial of the same name. It’s a blend of fantasy, history, humor, and mystery, wrapped in a vivid mid-19th century New York.
M.P. Ness' - E.L.F. Vol.3 "Gray Leaves"
-The Lady White Leaves' most powerful, trusted, and beloved ally has fallen!
Deh Leccend, the mighty Black Leaf, has become the mystical fence of Llaerth in a bizarre twist of the Elvine magic that forged it. Now the embodiment of the magic he stole from the Elvine, he is both more powerful and more vulnerable than he has ever been before, as is the entire Elvine race.
But his struggle is not the only thing threatening the post-Cataclysmic world. The plans of the forgotten sect of Men, the Gray Leaves, have rekindled an age-old battle against the Elvine that has spanned millions of years. Determined to retake their place as the leaders of mankind, they have unleashed upon the earth a weapon so terrible, no Powers can stand in their way.
M.P. Ness' E.L.F. saga has a new editor at the helm with his aforementioned release of Book 3 "Gray Leaves", the same editor who oversaw the great projects of Richard B. Knight's "The Darkness of the Womb" (found in the BA Library), and Joshua Brann Thornbrugh's aforementioned debut novel release, "The Sixth Seal", both of which were excellent books! This bodes well for both the future and the past of the E.L.F. saga!
Justin Osborne's "EPIC: Legacy" got a cover art revamp! (Executed by yours truly)
J.L. Hickey's Secret Seeker's Society has also had a total revamp of the cover art for the series, as you could see from the aforementioned new release of the Wrath of the Wendigo(above)!
Check them all out Here!
Wrath of the Wendigo