New on Kindle: More for October 28th – November 7th

We’re still not done yet.

By the Sword: A Repairman Jack Novel by F. Paul Wilson

Buy: 17.13

An urban mercenary who faces criminals, street gangs, ninjas, mystics, cultists, and supernatural beings. It’s just another day in the life of Repairman Jack, who runs amuck in his own series, which includes many books cheaper than $17.13, including

And finally, there’s also a young-adult spinoff with a teenage Repairman Jack, first of a three-part series: Jack: Secret Histories.

Also, repairmanjack.com is available for all your Repairman Jack needs. Or feeding thereof.

The story “The Long Way Home” is available as an Amazon short for less than $0.50.

Swallowing Darkness: A Novel by Laurell K. Hamilton

Buy: 9.99

Laurell K. Hamilton does faeries. Yes. This is either thrilling you or horrifying you.

Gears of War: Aspho Fields by Karen Traviss

Buy: 8.00

The first tie-in novel for the hit game Gears of War, exploring the history, friendship, and tribulations of Marcus Fenix and Dominic Santiago. Oh, and lots of battle scenes. This is Gears of War.

The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard by Robert E. Howard

Buy: 8.00

Classics from the master of horror that both Lovecraft and Stephen King respect. (“For stark, living fear… what other writer is even in the running?” Lovecraft supposedly said.) Includes stories like “Pigeons from Hell”, “Black Canaan”, “Worms of the Earth”, and more.

Night Secrets by Cherry Adair

Buy: 5.59

The sequel to the paranormal romance Night Fall, also available on the Kindle.

Quofum by Alan Dean Foster

Buy: 9.99

Part of the Humanx Commonwealth far-future political-intrigue-with-aliens series, world-building that spans an enormous number of books.

The Drowned Life by Jeffrey Ford

Buy: 9.59

A collection of short surreal stories themed around drowning (or being overwhelmed), starting with a city of the drowned and a father who wishes to return to the surface to fulfill a promise made to his son, and moving through 16 very different and evocative SF/Fantasy tales.

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

Buy: 3.95

The entire classic Narnia series is now available for the Kindle for extremely low prices (down to $1.95 for The Last Battle), including:

All I Want for Christmas Is a Vampire by Kerrelyn Sparks

Buy: 5.59

If only I weren’t completely burned out on vampires, because her How to Marry a Millionaire Vampire was a fun and brilliant sparkle in the drudgery that can be the paranormal romance pool. This looks to be more of the same.

For all you folks who are still looking for romantic comedies done up in Christmas and vampires, this is totally your book.

Fallen Angel by Margaret Weis And Lizz Weis

Buy: 5.59

An angel without faith. An innocent but feisty woman who persuades him to join a rock band she manages. A rock star in league with the devil and who wants to bring the world to an end. It’s paranormal romance with angels, and with a male lead.

Galactic Corps by Ian Douglas

Buy: 6.39

Military science fiction, second book in the Inheritance series (which starts out with Star Strike). As one reviewer puts it, “In which our heroes go to the center of the galaxy, see new and interesting enemies, and blow things up.”

Dead Reign by Tim Pratt

Buy: 5.59

Featured at John Scalzi’s Whatever Big Idea series, and a particularly entertaining one. You can also read a short story featuring the main character, Marla Mason, for free: “Pale Dog”. Also, she apparently twitters.

Graceling by Kristin Cashore

Buy: 9.99

The first book in a series. A girl marked from birth as a warrior, bestowed with the Grace—of a kind that lets her kill efficiently. A romance and a fantasy, featuring a strong main character who must reach beyond her isolation and come to terms with her power.

This book has garnered numerous positive reviews on the Amazon Vine program (high-ranking reviewers are invited to join this group that receives free advanced reading copies to review early). Quite a lot of them, actually.

Shadow’s Edge by Brent Weeks

Buy: 6.39

The second in the Night Angel fantasy trilogy (which started with The Way of Shadows). An orphan boy grows up as an assassin trained in the Way of Shadows, but rejects his upbringing and attempts to start his life afresh. You know what that means: trouble.

Tune in next time for the last of New on Kindle: Holiday Consumption. At least, the last before Thanksgiving. And mid-November.

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