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NOVELS

Grandma?

(co-written with Talon Konrath)

Randall just wanted to have a fun summer vacation with his family, visiting Grandma at her cabin on a lake in the Wisconsin Northwoods.

Then everything went horribly wrong.

Join fifteen-year-old Randall, and his younger brother Josh, as they fight for their lives on the eve of an elderly undead apocalypse.

GRANDMA?—The Complete Novel

She won't bake you cookies...

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Draculas

(with Blake Crouch, Jeff Strand, and F. Paul Wilson)

A DYING MAN'S GREATEST TREASURE

Mortimer Moorecook, retired Wall Street raider, avid collector, is losing his fight against cancer. With weeks to live, a package arrives at the door of his hillside mansionoan artifact he paid millions for a hominoid skull with elongated teeth, discovered in a farmer's field in the Romanian countryside. With Shanna, his beautiful research assistant looking on, he sinks the skull's razor sharp fangs into his neck, and immediately goes into convulsions.

OPENS THE DOOR TO AN ANCIENT EVIL...

A rural hospital. A slow night in the ER. Until Moorecook arrives strapped to a gurney, where he promptly codes and dies.

WHERE DEATH IS JUST THE BEGINNING.

Four well-known horror authors pool their penchants for scares and thrills, and tackle one of the greatest of all legends, with each writer creating a unique character and following them through a vampire outbreak in a secluded hospital.

The goal was simple: write the most intense novel they possibly could.

Which they did.

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SHORT STORIES AND COLLECTIONS

Symbios


A wormhole leads a man to a distant planet, where the primitive aliens live in a perfect symbiotic relationship with the ecosystem.

It is a utopia, and he is treated like a god.

But what happens when a god gets hungry, and can't eat the local plant life?

Symbios is a 5500 word science fiction short story by the author of the novel Timecaster. It has been specifically formatted for Kindle. A teaser chapter of Timecaster is included at the end.

(This story is featured in Horror Stories and 65 Proof)

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Wild Night Is Calling

(short with Ann Voss Peterson)

Wisconsin. Summer. Late at night.

Two teenage girls are picked up by two boys, who invite them back to their place to party.

But an innocent mistake turns the party into a nightmare, where nothing is what it seems...

Wild Night Is Calling is a 6000 word short story by thriller writer J.A. Konrath (Shaken, Trapped) and romantic suspense writer Ann Voss Peterson (A Cop in Her Stocking, Seized By The Sheik).

Peterson wrote the first half. Konrath wrote the second half.

This ebook, specially formatted for Kindle with an active table of contents, also contains an excerpt from Konrath and Peterson's collaborative spy thriller, FLEE.

Together they also wrote Exposed, Babe On Board, and Spree.

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Shapeshifters Anonymous


It isn't easy being a werewolf. Especially when you're a newbie at shapeshifting.

Lucky, there's a group called Shapeshifters Anonymous that will help you work through the difficult times, like eating your friends, and shedding.

When recently turned werewolf Robert Weston Smith discovers his new found abilities in a humorous (but alarming) way, he seeks out the support group to help him figure things out. There he meets various characters who transform into assorted, odd things, including a sexy werecheetah named Irena.

But little did Weston know he'd been followed to this private gathering, by someone who wants to do the therianthropes a great deal of harm...

Shapeshifters Anonymous is a 12,000 word novella, specifically formatted for Kindle. It contains a handful of werepeople, a dash of romance, some gratuitous humor, and revisionist Xmas theories. It also has previews of Konrath's other work. It was previously published in the collection Wolfsbane and Mistletoe.

(This story appears in Horror Stories and 65 Proof)

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The Screaming


Liverpool.

The 1960s.

Vampires.

An addict in need of a score decided to rob a house.

He picked the wrong house...

(This story is featured in Horror Stories and 65 Proof)

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The Agreement


How far would you do to get out of a gambling debt?

"The Agreement" is a short story that originally appeared in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine in March 2005. It currently appears in the Konrath story collection 65 Proof.

Because "The Agreement" ties into the Jack Daniels thriller Last Call, Konrath has made it available on its own. Also included is a chapter from Last Call.

Warning: Though this only takes a few minutes to read, the images will stick with your for life. This is a wickedly mean story. So let the reader beware...

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65 Proof


J.A. Konrath, author of the Lt. Jacqueline "Jack" Daniels thrilller series (Whiskey Sour, Bloody Mary, Rusty Nail, Dirty Martini, Fuzzy Navel, Cherry Bomb, Shaken) offers a gigantic 180,000 word collection of sixty-five previously published short stories from the thriller, horror, and comedy genres, including many from his award-winning series.

Stories to make you laugh, scream, cringe, think, scratch your head, and roll your eyes. This collection has something to please every type of Kindle reader, and is an inexpensive way to get introduced to the author and his work.

View a list of the stories found in this collection.

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Crime Stories


This collection features twenty short stories from humorous thriller writer J.A. Konrath. Included are a few hardboiled tales, some noir, some parody and satire, a few straight-out comedy pieces, and a few stories that didn't fit into Konrath's other two collections, Horror Stories and Jack Daniels Stories.

View a list of the stories found in this collection.

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Horror Stories


This collection features a menagerie of horror stories. Some are scary. Some are disturbing. Some are funny. Meet werewolves, vampires, zombies, psychopaths, aliens, cannibals, ghosts, and various things that go bump in the night.

Previously published in dozens of anthologies and magazines, some of these tales are mild, but some are extreme. Let the reader beware...

View a list of the stories found in this collection.

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A Newbies Guide To Publishing


Are you a writer?

This book was written for you.

It doesn't matter if you're just getting your ears wet and learning your craft, or if you're a seasoned pro with an extensive backlist. The Newbie's Guide to Publishing contains all of the information you need to understand the writing business and maximize your sales and success.

There's over 370,000 words of writing advice, tips, tricks, and observations. That's more than 1100 pages. It's the biggest book on writing and publishing ever put together, featuring hundreds of essays on the following topics:

WRITING—More than forty essays, covering everything you need to know to craft fiction.

BREAKING IN—Over forty essays on how to find an agent and sell your writing.

PUBLISHING—More than twenty essays about the publishing business, and how it works.

PROMOTION—Over fifty essays on marketing, advertising, and self-promotion.

TOURING—Extensive, in-depth details on how to do book tours and signings.

INTERNET—Dozens of essays on how writers can effectively use the world wide web.

EBOOKS—Speculation and real-life examples of digital publishing, the Kindle, print on demand, and self-publishing.

MOTIVATION—Over fifty essays guaranteed to enlighten and inspire your writing efforts.

Plus many, many more.

It also includes a foreword and several bonus essays by bestselling author Barry Eisler.

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Be The Monkey

(with Barry Eisler)

Sure, the advent of digital books is the most significant development in publishing since Gutenberg. But what does digital mean really, for agents, publishers, and most of all, for authors? What will the industry look like tomorrow, and what should authors be doing to properly position themselves today?

Examining the history and mechanics of the publishing industry as it exists today, the way the digital revolution reflects recent events in Egypt and the Maghreb, and a completely inappropriate YouTube video featuring a randy monkey and an unlucky frog, bestselling authors (and friends) J.A. Konrath and Barry Eisler show in this 35,000 word online discussion that digital isn't just the future, it's right now.

Konrath, a pioneer in self-publishing, is now making over a half-million dollars a year through his self-published books, and Eisler just turned down a half-million dollar deal from one of the Big 6 NYC publishers to self-publish his latest novel. To find out why and what it all means for you, read on.

Please feel free to repost all or any portion of this discussion with attribution and a link back to the authors.

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J. Andrew Haknort Dumb Jokes And Vulgar Poems


This collection of more than one thousand raunchy jokes and funny poems, formatted especially for your Kindle, is easily the best pocket change you'll ever spend on anything, except for maybe some sort of medication that helps keep you alive.

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COLORING BOOKS

The Ultimate Adult Coloring Book of Triangles!


Do you like coloring?
Do you like triangles?
You just found the perfect book!
This coloring book contains one hundred pages of triangles!
What color will your triangles be? Red? Blue? Green? Red?
You're only limited by your imagination!
So grab some sort of coloring implement, and start coloring!*
*JA Konrath is not responsible for loss of or damages to your electronic device if you attempt to color your ebook.

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The Ultimate Adult Coloring Book of Squares!


Do you like coloring?
Do you like squares?
You just found the perfect book!
This coloring book contains one hundred pages of squares!
What color will your squares be? Red? Blue? Green? Red?
You're only limited by your imagination!
So grab some sort of coloring implement, and start coloring!*
*JA Konrath is not responsible for loss of or damages to your electronic device if you attempt to color your ebook.

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The Ultimate Adult Coloring Book of Circles!


Do you like coloring?
Do you like circles?
You just found the perfect book!
This coloring book contains one hundred pages of circles!
What color will your circles be? Red? Blue? Green? Red?
You're only limited by your imagination!
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