We’re all excited here at Books & Boos Press for our upcoming release, A Sharp Stick in the Eye (and Other Funny Stories). This anthology of horrific humor features fourteen talented authors, including the king of darkly funny fiction, Jeff Strand. The full lineup is:
Roy Bryan Bishop
James FW Thompson
The collection was edited by award-winning editor Rob Smales, and is scheduled for release on Aug. 14.
We have released the final installment of the Terror Project series, THREE A.M. WAKE-UP CALL, this past Tuesday (June 5).
In coordination with our new release, we’re putting the first two books in the Terror Project on sale:
TRIPLICITY and THREE ON A MATCH will be $9.99 (30% off) for the paperback and $1.99 for the e-book (50% off) from June 4–10.
TRIPLICITY will also be coming out on audiobook any day now (I received an email from ACX on Wednesday saying it was “heading to retail,” but no indication of when it will be available). Tony and Rob, I’ll update you when it’s available.
THREE ON A MATCH is heading into audio production now, with an anticipated October release date for the audiobook. Then our narrator will move on to the final book.
Books & Boos Press is pleased to reveal the cover for our upcoming release, Three A.M. Wake-Up Call. The third and final installment in the Terror Project series, the collection features three novellas: “Chew Toys” by Nick Cato, “Clinton Road” by Rob Watts, and “Roons” by David Daniel.
The cover was created by artist A.L. Cortez, who designed the covers for Triplicity and Three on a Match, the other two books in the series. “I wanted each book to share elements that tied them together—the recurring central figure, whom I’ve come to think of as a ‘terror muse’—and repeating illustrations forming a pattern in the background. But I also strived to make each cover uniquely its own.”
The stories in Three A.M. Wake-Up Call bring the series to an end by returning to more traditional, haunting horror. Cato’s “Chew Toys” answers the question, What if Son of Sam killer David Berkowitz wasn’t lying about his neighbor’s dog ordering him to kill? with entertainingly gruesome glee. Watts’s “Clinton Road” follows the path of a woman struggling with the disintegration of her marriage who takes up residence on a road steeped in urban legend and rumored paranormal activity. The collection ends with Daniel’s “Roons,” in which a man in his middle years returns home to find a haunting mystery that has waited decades to be unearthed.
Three A.M. Wake-Up Call is scheduled for release the first week of June.
Author Stacey Longo will be participating in a local author fair in Glastonbury, Connecticut, this coming Saturday (March 24).
The Welles-Turner Memorial Library’s Local Author Fair will be taking place in the Community Center’s Community Room from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Her newest title, My Sister the Zombie, which was published by Storyside Press and takes place in Glastonbury, will be available for sale.
The Riverfront Community Center is located at 300 Welles Street in Glastonbury. The RCC has plenty of off-street parking with spaces on either side of the building.
Books & Boos Press has placed many of its Kindle titles on sale until Dec. 31. Many different titles are now only .99 cents on Amazon.
Abandoned by Dan Foley
My Mom, MS, and a Sixth Grade Mess by Stacey Longo
Echoes of Darkness by Rob Smales
Secret Things by Stacey Longo
Triplicity by Tony Tremblay, Rob Smales, and Stacey Longo
My Mom Has MS by Stacey Longo
Where Spiders Fear to Spin by Peter N. Dudar
Sasha & Jake by Terry George
Our authors will be reading and signing in multiple places during the month of October.
Author John Valeri.
Listen to and meet Dan Foley, Stacey Longo and John Valeri at the Mary Cheney Library
on Oct. 14 from 2 to 4 p.m. for Indie Author Day
. They will be discussing the writing process, getting published, and marketing one’s work. The library is located at 586 Main Street in Manchester, CT.
Author Dan Foley.
Meet authors Longo and Rob Watts at Super Megafest
in Marlborough, MA. on Oct. 21 and 22. They will also be hosting a panel, So You Want to be a Writer
, at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 22. Rob Smales will be joining them for the panel.
Authors Stacey Longo and Rob Watts.
Meet authors Foley, Smales and Tony Tremblay at the Merrimack Valley Halloween Book Festival
at the Haverhill Public Library
in Haverhill, MA. from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Special guests include authors Brian Keene, Mary Sangiovani, and Joe Hill.
Author Tony Tremblay.
Meet Smales at Super Megafest
on Sunday, Oct. 22. He will be talking about writing and other topics with Longo and Watts on the So You Want to be a Writer
panel at 11 a.m.
Author Rob Smales.
Three on a Match, the newest release from Books & Boos Press, is now available. Don’t miss out on reading this collection of novellas from three talented Connecticut authors, Melissa Crandall, g. Elmer Munson, and Kristi Petersen Schoonover.
Three on a Match is the second installment of the Terror Project.