Smashwords Sunday: Holiday Shopping Edition

The holiday shopping season is upon on us. Time to start thinking about the kinds of goodies to stuff those Kindles and Nooks and Kobos and Sonys hanging from the mantle.

Unlike Amazon, Smashwords distributes to about every retailer in the world. Props to Coker and his crew of indie rebels.

Here is a holiday salute to Smashwords and the Smashers with a selection of holiday-themed books. Give these authors’ wares a look-see and maybe you’ll find just the right gift for that special someone without ever having to leave the comfort of your home. Just click the cover to look and even buy. Continue reading “Smashwords Sunday: Holiday Shopping Edition”

Murder, Mayhem and Mystery

It’s Smashwords Sunday. Today, we are focusing on murder, mayhem and mystery. Here is a selection of titles from the Smashwords Murder and Mystery collection. Click over and give them a look.

Smashwords is an ebook distributor. They make if fast, free and easy for authors and publishers to distribute ebooks to some of the world’s largest ebook retailers, like Barnes and Noble, Apple, Kobo and many others. They get indie books into places Amazon does not. We think that’s worth a little support.


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Smashwords Sunday Spooktacular

The Halloween season approaches. Are you ready?

Time to check out Smashwords’ selection of new horror stories. Here is a selection of the latest titles in the horror genre. There’s sure to be something there to curdle your blood and send just the right tingle up your spine.

Just click a cover to learn more or to buy and read!


Crypt Tales
by Billie Sue Mosiman

Nine stories of the macabre and strange from Edgar and Stoker Nominate author, Billie Sue Mosiman. From magic tarot cards to a man unjustly in prison, from a vampire dying without an antidote to a man wanting to simplify his life, here are tales to chill the heart.



Ghost Light
by Monte Hunter

The Dramatist was once the site of a great tragedy. Now, the Dramatist has been renovated and reopened for a new generation. During a snowstorm, Wendell Marcum finds himself trapped in the theatre alone. But is he truly alone? As the night continues, Wendell will discover the sinister evil that dwells inside the Dramatist Theatre!


The Devil’s Choir
by Chris Morrow

Melanie Elarton is a college student with a unique ability. Ari is a man of secrets and a member of an ancient order. They unite to find a campus serial killer, but in the process, an ancient demonic presence turns the investigators into the hunted. Will Melanie’s psychic gifts or Ari’s depth of experience be enough to save them and help them unravel the mystery before more girls are killed?


Full Moon Nights
by R.M. Haag

It’s 2030 and humanity is nearly extinct. The meek did not inherit the Earth. Ten years ago the Blessing transformed the population, changing people, making them stronger, smarter, and beautiful. Until the full moon transformed them into monsters! In a world where monsters hunt humans on the full moon, will any survive?


Tales of Suburban Horror
by Carrie Ann Douglas

Do you remember the first time you were warned not to answer the phone while babysitting? Or the times you sat around the campfire with your friends sharing urban legends? Then you will enjoy this collection of truly unique suburban legends sure to tickle your spine and immerse your senses with fond memories spent around the campfire.


Dark Places
by Shaun Allan

I am Death. I know who you are… There is darkness and madness in each of us. We must do battle with our own demons. But… What if those demons opened the door in the back of your mind and stepped out. What if they became real? If the night, the shadows, the reflections and Death himself walked among us? And what if they were watching you? Waiting? Thirsting…?