SALE IS ON AMAZON US ONLY – SORRY – The Links on the left are to ALL editions of the books – if you choose Amazon from the Dropdown after 11:00 AM on Wednesday, 13 June 2018 you will find the .99 Deal.
Crossroad Press currently has over four hundred titles in the Amazon Kindle Unlimited program. From now, until those titles go back into full distribution, we are going to run a series of .99 Countdown deal sales. Our first is Mysteries and Thrillers. Twenty-five books you can get for less than a dollar each. The titles and authors for this first deal are listed below, along with the link to the title both in the Crossroad Press store (because some are also available in Audio and print editions) If you buy a book that has an audiobook edition, the .99 eBook qualifies you to buy the audio at the companion “Whispersync for voice” discount and can save you even more.I will also include the link directly to Amazon.
Target Blue By Richard Abshire & William Clair – .99 on Amazon
Claw Hammer By Paul Dale Anderson – .99 on Amazon
The Heist By Michael A. Black – .99 on Amazon
Head Case By Jay Bonansinga – .99 on Amazon
The Hotel Dick By Axel Brand – .99 on Amazon
Sins of the Flash By David Niall Wilson – .99 on Amazon
Even the Butler Was Poor By Ron Goulart – .99 on Amazon
Blood is Pretty By Steven Paul Leiva – .99 on Amazon
Blood Diamonds By Bill Pronzini – .99 on Amazon
Better Mousetraps & Other Stories By John Lutz – .99 on Amazon
The Crystal Skull By Rob MacGregor- .99 on Amazon
Beating the Bushes By Marthayn Peligrimas – .99 on Amazon
The Blackguards By Richard Murphy with David Niall Wilson- .99 on Amazon
Terror at Boulder Dam By Mike Newton – .99 on Amazon
Sorrow’s Crown By Tom Piccirilli – .99 on Amazon
Indefinite Renewal By Aaron Rosenberg – .99 on Amazon
A Good Death By Philip Ross – .99 on Amazon
The Holy Terror By Wayne Allen Sallee – .99 on Amazon
Cold Night By Al Sarrantonio – .99 on Amazon
Bullets of Rain By David J. Schow – .99 on Amazon
Dangerous Curves By Judith Skillings – .99 on Amazon
Cold Day in Hell By Roger Dale Trexler – .99 on Amazon
Midnight Eyes By Sidney Williams – .99 on Amazon
Defenders of the Faith By Chet Williamson – .99 on Amazon
The Witch and the Borscht Pearl By Angela Zeman – .99 on Amazon
A number of Crossroad Press audiobooks are nominated for the ABR first annual Audiobook Listeners Choice Awards… Details below. Congratulations to our authors and narrators, and please, if you want to support Crossroad Press – it’s a listener’s choice award. Go… listen… vote. You can vote more than once (details below) Beneath those details you will find our nominated books.
“Winners to be honored at the HEAR Now: The Audio Fiction & Arts Festival in Kansas City, MO on June 8th hosted by internationally acclaimed comedienne, award-winning audiobook narrator and bestselling author, Alison Larkin.
Audiobook Reviewer (ABR) has announced finalists for the 1st annual Audiobook Listeners Choice Awards competition, the premier awards program in the United States recognizing distinction in independently published audiobooks and spoken word entertainment. Winners will be revealed at HEAR Now: The Audio Fiction & Arts Festival on June 8, 2018. The awards ceremony will be completed with a celebration cocktail party and award medallions and christened by internationally acclaimed comedienne, award-winning audiobook narrator and bestselling author, Alison Larkin.” –>Read the Full Details at the ABR HOMEPAGE… and VOTE!
Within These Walls – by Rev. Carroll Pickett & Carlton Stowers – Narrated by Tom Pile in the Biography / Autobiography / Memoir Category:
The Tower of Zhaal – by C. T. Phipps – Narrated by Jeffrey Kafer in the Horror Category
To say that January has been a busy month would be among the more serious understatements of the new year. Crossroad Press is welcoming a wealth of new authors, as well as launching NECON PRESENTS – a Category of the store that will be much more than just that – drawing together the works of authors who have attended one of the most iconic conventions of all time – Camp Necon… but rather than go on about all the work we’ve been doing, let’s get straight to the updates, because there are a pile of them.
We have new eBooks from a number of authors, and since we added multiple titles for each of them, I’m going to provide links to their author page in our online store, rather than to every individual book. From those pages you can purchase their eBooks from Amazon, Apple, Kobo, Smashwords and Barnes & Noble (depending on availability). Some are still in the process of being loaded to a few of the sites, and others are in Kindle Unlimited and only available at Amazon. All available options can be found by clicking the links below:
We have three new print editions for January (so far)
GEMINGA – by Melvon Litton – a very strange dark fantasy, bizarre romp through creation mythology
Mountain of Daggers – Book One of the Tales of the Raven- by Seth Sorkowsky – epic fantasy stories based on the thief Ahren
Temporary Hauntings – by Craig Shaw Gardner – Book II in the Tempoarary Magic series (Book III coming soon in print and available now in eBook formats)
And finally – new audio. Three titles have gone live so far in January : Remember – Audio prices on our site are full retail – when you order through Audible.com – if you are a member, they are one credit. If it is your first audiobook with Audible, it’s free. If you own, or buy the eBook you will get a discount on most titles through their “Whispersync for Voice” feature.
Barracuda Final Bearing – A Submarine Thriller by Michael DiMercurio – Narrated by Joseph Courtemanche.
A Quail in the Family – by William Plummer – narrated by Pete Ferrand – a family’s adventures with an adopted quail…
Wynfield’s Kingdom – by M. J. Neary – Narrated by Tony Cleary – a Tale of the London Slums…
Keep checking back at the store for new titles – search through the author’s pages, and the many categories… spread the word, and tell your friends to sign up for our Newsletter – it’s on the right hand side of every product page and at the top of all the website pages… Until next time… GOOD READING!
All of the Print editions are back on sale at 40% off until the 31st of December… Use coupon code XmasSale to receive 40% off any purchase of print books at the site. Find our Print Editions HERE.
The rebuild of the online store continues. We have more than 650 of our products live, and more going up daily… Come back to the store often… pick up some books to read for the holidays… and please share the links…..and this newsletter.
I promise we will not bother you often. As soon as I figure out a way to put some eBooks on sale for the holidays, I will do so, but we don’t sell them directly in the store…. the reviews and sales are important to our authors on the major retail sites.
THE NEW STORE IS GROWING
As I load all of the books we’ve published one by one, I’m remembering the circumstances behind each – remembering why I love the people, and the books. For a very long time we’ve sort of rolled along, and I now feel as if I’ve done a disservice by not putting a store like this together sooner – I want to share some of the books, and the stories. I’ll be doing a lot of this in my own blog, because these posts – and this newsletter – are meant for sharing and promotion. I hope you will all do that – I hope if you are receiving this, you want to – please believe that we will never spam anyone, we just want you to know about all the words, and stories, audiobooks and more… if you know others who would be interested, please let them know.
Notable additions to the site this week include the works of New York Times Bestselling Author William Bayer – his Janek novels were made into TV movies (and the first of them, SWITCH, I caught being referenced on an episode of Castle a couple of years ago). His Kay Farrow novels, and the foreign detective series are amazing books, and his novel Hiding in the Weave a mystery set in a private school, along with City of Knives – the latest in his series of novels about foreign detectives – are Crossroad Press originals – published by us first… and we need to get that word out. He’s an amazing author.
Also original to us and available among all of his other works are the three books of Craig Shaw Gardner’s TEMPORARY MAGIC series … he’s funny, he’s clever, and these books will bring a serious smile. They are original to Crossroad Press…
That’s enough for one short note, but I want to leave you with some links. We have listed a lot of AUDIOBOOKS in the store …. we have over a hundred of the 400 titles we have in Kindle Unlimited live here… our print books are 20% off if bought through our site (if you see one not marked for sale let me know… I figured out how to do it after some of the print books were already on the site).
And don’t forget that all of the Stargate eBooks are available for direct order…
David Niall Wilson
CEO / Publisher – Crossroad Press
We are a little over 200 books into the rebuild of the store, and many of these books have print editions, some hardcovers, and some trade paperbacks. More than 50 of those books are listed currently on the site, and from now until Sunday at midnight, you can buy our print editions for 40% off cover price. The books included in the sale are listed under the print books category:
FIND THEM HERE USE CODE: BlackFriday at checkout to save 40%!
We will also be creating a SALE category. Books listed there will be small quantities we have on hand for one reason or another, some books from other publishers and signed, limited editions, all at bargain prices. While you are on the site, check out the rest of the books – there are links to all your favorite eBook retailers for each, as well as audiobook links, bios and pages for each author and narrator, and more.
Rebuilding our entire store is an astronomically large project. We have just about 150 products added back in, and now we are starting to add them in chunks. We have just added all of the products for author Ronald Kelly – who has a number of horror novels, collections, and a young adult novel with us. I’m writing this post, and will continue to write them as time permits, to show the look and feel of what we are doing. Any product that has a print edition you will be able to purchase here at our store. Any book with eBook editions, with the exception of the Stargate novels which you can buy directly from our store, will have links to Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Apple iTunes, Kobo and Smashwords (or as many of those as the book is available at) as well as an Audible.com link for audioooks. Categories now include Kindle Unlimited so that if a customer is signed up for Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited program, they can find which books of ours are enrolled in that program. Right now there are over 400 of our 1600 or so titles in Kindle Unlimited… including our popular O.C.L.T. series and Paul Dale Anderson’s Instruments of Death forensic crime series.
All of the Stargate novels are live, all of Ronald Kelly, and a good sampling of other titles can now be purchased through our site, using Paypal or Stripe for Credit Card purchases. Check it out! Let us know what you think.
And Check out Ronald Kelly’s Author Category to see what is in store…multiply that times about 180 and we’re there!
We have been in need of this facelift for a very long time… Crossroad Press has grown well beyond the tiny dream I once had for it, and become a force in digital publishing, digital audio, as well as producing a growing print catalog. I am going to have to ask readers, customers, and authors to be patient with me. There are around 1600 titles in our catalog… nearly 180 authors. Each product and author has an entry in the store. I started by making all of the Stargate eBooks available, because, frankly those are the only eBooks anyone regularly buys here at our site, and we have an obligation to the wonderful folks at Fandemonium for trusting us with digital distribution for their books.
Next up will be the books that are either original to Crossroad Press – or that we have done print editions of. I want a good place for people to find and buy our books. I will be adding features like the chance to have any of them autographed by the author … this will require a fee just to ship the book to the author and on to customers, but should add a personal touch. There will be sales and coupons galore. Each product in the store will have links to audible.com for audiobooks, and to all of the retailers that we use for eBook distribution, as well as direct buy links for print editions. Each author will have their own drop page, and you can see the bare-bones start of that by clicking this image:
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Onward into the future!
As usual, it’s been a busy month at Crossroad Press. We have several new releases that we hope you will enjoy. eBooks first!
Gideon’s Curse – David Niall Wilson – Dark historical fantasy – eBook and trade paperback through Amazon. Crossroad Press Original – 1st Edition.
Killer’s Diary – Brian Pinkerton – Thriller / Suspense
Anatomy of Evil – Brian Pinkerton – Psychological Thriller
Gothic Lovecraft – Edited by Lynne Jamneck and S. T. Joshi – Lovecraftian themed Gothich tales by contemporary fantasists.
Dead Time – Richard Lee Byers – Horror
A Strange and Savage Garden – Tim Waggoner – Dark Fantasy / Horror
Barracuda Final Bearing – Michael DiMercurio – Military Thriller
The Flying Boy of Calhoun County, Tennessee: A Tale from the Fringe of Reality – David Wallechinsky – Literary fantasy – Crossroad Press Original 1st Edition.
Wolf’s Trap – W. D. Gagliani – Horror / Dark Fantasy
CROSSROAD PRESS UNABRIDGED AUDIO FOR APRIL!
Due out April 1st in eBook and Print – Remember Bowling Green – The Adventures of Frederick Douglass – Time Traveler – by David Niall Wilson & Patricia Lee Macomber. 80% of all profits to the ACLU… unabridged audiobook to follow soon. We are offering a review copy to any of our NL subscribers and / or facebook and twitter followers (eBook copy) who are willing to provide us a review so that we can launch this properly, reach the largest audience possible, and raise the most money we can for the ACLU. Review Requests to : firstname.lastname@example.org Please share the pre-order link far and wide – tell your friends.
Something very strange is going on in Bowling Green, Kentucky. A masked terrorist attacks a local politician and a news reporter at a minor league baseball game. A Gay Pride parade is bombed. A veterans’ home is invaded and falls under new ownership, and every resident that is not Caucasian has suddenly…disappeared.
Krump Enterprises, run by Ronald Krump and his assistant, Race Scanlon, have begun a systematic takeover of the city, spreading rumors about immigrant violence, tearing down horse farms to build a country club, blackmailing the mayor, and much, much worse.
It’s up to Police Chief Hannity, Doctor Abner Brody, a reporter named Lauren Kelly, a stoner named Walt, and Frederick Douglass, time traveler, to track down the truth, and stop Krump before the city falls under his sway, and even darker days prevail.
Remember Bowling Green is a cautionary tale, first in the Crossroad Press series of Alternative History novels. Though we are not directly affiliated with the ACLU, 80% (our normal author share) of proceeds from this book will go to the ACLU to help fight for our rights and freedoms.
Let no one forget…Bowling Green.