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Book Introductions

Guest posts written by authors to introduce their books.

Book Introduction: Collected Christmas Horror Shorts

I have a short book intro for you today. I don't read horror, but I assume some of you do, so I always offer a book intro post for anyone who contacts me offering a review copy of a horror book. (Actually, there is a standing offer of a book intro post for anyone who has written a short ebook or a collection of short stories!)

Anyway, today Kevin J. Kennedy introduces us to a book in which he has a short story:

Collected Christmas Horror Shorts

Edited by Brandy Yassa

Book Introduction: The Ruins

Today's Book Introduction guest post comes from Daniel Bristow-Bailey, introducing his historical fiction novella, The Ruins, set in seventh century England. This is a fascinating time in history, with a lot of social change, which makes for an interesting back drop to a story. I'm looking forward to reading this novella!

The Ruins

by Daniel Bristow-Bailey

Book Introduction: Riker's Calling

It has been awhile since we've had a Book Introduction guest post. This one has been in my "to do" box for awhile, but had to wait for me to return from vacation and get caught up with things. Today's introduction is of a crime thriller set in Los Angeles.

Riker's Calling book cover


Riker's Calling

by Rico Lamoureaux

Book Introduction: Drawing in the Dark

Time for a Book Introduction post! Today's post comes from Jeremy Baker, introducing his story collection, Drawing in the Dark. I love the image of using writing to turn yourself into a damp washcloth, so you can wring out some of the emotions.

Drawing in the Dark book cover

Why I Write

by Jeremy Baker

Kandahar, Spring 2002

Introducing: Giovanni Goes to Med School

Today's post is a Book Introduction for the first in a planned series of novellas about B-movie monsters in the modern world...  which sounds like a lot of fun!

Zombies: A Labor Of Love

by Kathy Bryson

Those who know me were a little surprised by the choice of zombies in my new series. Okay, they weren’t that surprised. Earlier I wrote leprechaun love stories, so really zombies weren’t that odd a choice for me. But they were a very personal one.

Introducing: No Rest for the Wicked

I don't read horror, but that is a personal preference, not an indictment of the genre. I'm always happy to share book introductions for horror short ebooks. Today's book introduction comes to us from English author Dane Cobain.

No Rest for the Wicked

by Dane Cobain

Introducing: The Grey Forest

Our latest book introduction comes from Maureen A. Griswold, introducting The Grey Forest, a collection of short stories.

The Grey Forest

by Maureen A. Griswold

The Grey Forest book cover

Introducing: Around the World in 80 Tales

This is a guest post by Dave Tomlinson, introducing his collection of travel stories. I love a good travel story, so I've added this to my "to read" the post and see if you might want to, as well.

Aroung the World in 80 Tales

80 Stories, 25 Countries, 5 Continents, One Heck of a Ride!

by Dave Tomlinson

Introducing: The Story of Lucius Cane

This is a guest Book Introduction post from Vanya Ferreira, introducing her first book, the first in a planned series of short vampire and werewolf tales. Check it out!

The Story of Lucius Cane

By Vanya Ferreira

The Story of Lucius Cane book cover

Introducing: Risen

This is a Book Introduction guest post from M. T. Miller, introducing a "grim but funny" book. The description reminds me a bit of the movie Memento, which might just be enough to make me pick it up. Read the introduction and see if it intrigues you, too.


by M.T. Miller

Risen book cover


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