Thanks to a 99 cent Kindle Countdown Sale:
Vigilantes of Love is now at #3 in Amazon Horror!
MY SECOND BOOK
ever released (back in 2003!) was Vigilantes of Love
, a collection that includes horror tales, but also some of my lighter, more heartstring-pulling stories. Originally released on Chicago's Twilight Tales imprint, it eventually went out of print with the dissolution of Twilight Tales until I got the rights back a couple years ago and released an updated version of my Dark Arts Books label.
Vigilantes of Love
has some of my favorite stories to read aloud to an audience (I can't count how many places I've read "The Right Instrument," and "After the Fifth Step" has also been a very popular live reading story.) It also includes "Lovesong," a finalist in the World Horror Convention fiction contest and "Calling of the Moon" which garnered an honorable mention in the Year's Best Fantasy & Horror
anthology back when it was released.
Yesterday, Vigilantes of Love
went on a Kindle Countdown Sale for just 99 cents... and thanks to the sale and a lot of Facebook announcements and promotional newsletter mentions, it hit the Top 5 of the Horror ebook charts on Amazon - It is currently sitting at #3 in Literature & Fiction/Anthologies/Horror
. E-newsletters like BookSCREAM, Read Cheaply, Booktastik, BookGoodies, Booklovers Heaven and 13 Horror Street have all announced the sale over the last 24 hours.
If you've never read Vigilantes of Love
, I hope you'll consider picking up a copy this week while it's just a buck. And if you've read the book and enjoyed it, I hope you'll help me spread the word about the special sale by putting a link to it on your Facebook wall or Twitter feed. The link to Amazon is here: http://www.amazon.com/Vigilantes-Love-Tales-Dark-Light-ebook/dp/B004FEFAIY/
I'm hoping to keep the book's momentum going for the rest of the week... and beyond the sale!
Here, by the way, is how BookGoodies promoted it yesterday. They also have posted a short interview with me:
Comicopolis, Flashback Weekend, Horrorhound!
I'VE GOT A FEW APPEARANCES
lined up over the rest of this summer. Next weekend, you'll find me sampling pints of microbrews at the Naperville Alefest. Although, "find" might be a misnomer... finding a beer there will be easy, but finding me amid the giant crowd, probably won't be.
Where you CAN find me easily, will be the Comicopolis
in Lockport, IL on July 27th. Here's some information from the press release issued about the event:
The Lockport Branch of the White Oak Library District is hosting its first ever Comic Convention – Comicopolis -- in partnership with Amazing Fantasy Books and Comics and the City of Lockport’s Summer Arts Series on Saturday, July 25, 2015 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Admission is free with activities for all ages. During the event, the Library will remain open for regular library-goers all day.
There will be 30 vendors and exhibitors showing and selling their art, comics, figures, and prints whose appearances were coordinated by Joe Gentile, owner of Amazing Fantasy. We are very pleased to have so many talented artists, colorists, and graphic novel writers. Exhibitors include Tim Seeley, Sarah Benkin, Patrick Trahey, Scott Larson, Jim Terry, Paul Mounts, Jacob Halton, Rafael Nieves, Mike Babinski, Adam L. Garcia, John Everson, Katie and Joe Ryan, Justin Castaneda, Angel Onofre, Patrick Williams, the International School of Comics, Amazing Fantasy Books and Comics, Moonstone Press, Wesley Sun, King Bone Press, and Dave’s Comic Vault. !
The Library is located at 121 E. 8th Street in downtown Lockport. For more information, visit us at facebook.com/comicopolislockport
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On August 7-9th
, I'll have a table all weekend at ever-popular Flashback Weekend
in Rosemont, IL.
, I'll be appearing all weekend at the Samhain Publishing table at HorrorHound Weekend
in Indianapolis, with a bunch of my Samhain labelmates. And a lot
That's it for now... Hope you're having a great summer and hope to see you out there amid the horror soon!
Your Vigilante of Love,