New Release: Angels Cried

Author Stephen L. Wilson is pleased to announce the release of Angels Cried, an anthology of short prose and poetry.

In the wake of the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut, authors and artists joined together, so that their expressions of emotion could be put to good use. Forty authors and artists worked together to create the anthology ‘Angels Cried’. This inspiring collection is an anthology of a variety of works donated by people from around the world who wanted to take action to help the victims and families. The collection is a message to all that through tragedy people can be united, and good things can come as a result.

All proceeds from the sales of this book go to charity.

Angels Cried was published 12/25/2012. It’s available through Smashwords,, and Barnes and Noble.

Sneak Peek: Trucking in English

Today we have a sneak peek of author Carolyn Steele’s new travelogue: Trucking in English.

Almost Ice Road Truckers, except for the tulip bulbs…this is the tale of what happens when a middle-aged mum from England decides to actually drive 18-wheelers across North America instead of just dreaming about it. From early training (when it becomes apparent that negotiating 18 wheels and 13 gears involves slightly more than just learning how to climb in) this rookie overcomes self-doubt, infuriating companions and inconsiderate weather to become a real trucker. Nothing goes well, but that’s why there’s a book.

Trucking in English is available through, Amazon UK, and Smashwords. 

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A Treasure Trove of Miscellany

Here at Indies Unlimited, we scour the globe to bring you news of all kinds of doings, happenings, events and stuff like that. Here are a few interesting tidbits from around the old net.

First there is a period, then there is no period, then there is. It seems like the correct style for writing abbreviations is in flux. Daily Writing Tips answers questions about abbreviations.

My Bologna has a first name…If you haven’t heard of the Bologna Children’s Book Fair before, it’s kind of a big deal.

The MIT Technology Review discovered that Amazon has the data that all advertisers want—what millions of people are shopping for—and now it plans to use it. Probably for evil. Maybe not.

Pity for the Penguin? Publisher’s Lunch says maybe thing don’t look quite as rosy for Pearson as they are letting on.

The Business of Books has an interesting article on good reasons writers should consider submitting to lit mags.

Book Brief: The Wolf’s Moon

The Wolf’s Moon
by Patrick Jones
Genre: Mystery/Thriller/Suspense
Word count: 95,000

In “The Wolf’s Moon”, author Patrick Jones creates a spellbinding tale of an ancient animal that haunts the foothill towns of Missouri’s Ozark Mountains. An unknown group of scientists has genetically engineered a Dire Wolf into the present day. Allegedly extinct, the ferocious beast preys upon the innocent people of Maple Hills.

To hunt and kill the beast, the town folk will have to rely on the tracking feats of Mark Lansdowne. He is a reluctant hero, still mourning the loss of his wife to illness. Relying on his rescue dogs and indefatigable hunting skills, Mark will set out on foot in search of the mysterious beast. Yet the hunter’s personal history and romantic entanglements will come back to haunt him during his search for the vicious animal.

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This book is available at Amazon and the author’s website.

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