New Release from my friends, Billy Kring and George Wier!
Available Now at Amazon

New Release from my friends, Billy Kring and George Wier!

Available Now at Amazon

On Sale for 99¢
When an armored car hijacking leaves two men dead, Arizona Sheriff Jim Weber takes the crime personally, because one of the dead men is his brother-in-law. His hunt for the killers leads him into a world of sordid sex, deceit, and violence, with a suspect list that includes jilted women, a family of anti-government survivalists, and the beautiful wife of the richest man in town.With a plot that has more twists and turns than an Arizona mountain road, a cast of characters you won’t soon forget, and a shocking ending that shakes the town of Big Lake to its very foundation, this first book in the Big Lake series will keep you turning pages to the very end!One reviewer has referred to the Big Lake mystery series as “Mayberry Meets Twin Peaks.” It’s a combination of humor and intrigue that launched author Nick Russell’s first Big Lake book into Amazon’s 100 Top Paid Kindle books for over 78 days!

On Sale for 99¢

When an armored car hijacking leaves two men dead, Arizona Sheriff Jim Weber takes the crime personally, because one of the dead men is his brother-in-law. His hunt for the killers leads him into a world of sordid sex, deceit, and violence, with a suspect list that includes jilted women, a family of anti-government survivalists, and the beautiful wife of the richest man in town.

With a plot that has more twists and turns than an Arizona mountain road, a cast of characters you won’t soon forget, and a shocking ending that shakes the town of Big Lake to its very foundation, this first book in the Big Lake series will keep you turning pages to the very end!

One reviewer has referred to the Big Lake mystery series as “Mayberry Meets Twin Peaks.” It’s a combination of humor and intrigue that launched author Nick Russell’s first Big Lake book into Amazon’s 100 Top Paid Kindle books for over 78 days!

Good Books!

If you’re looking for a good read, try the latest two books by my writer friend, Brandon Hale:

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Attention Colleen Hoover Fans

Attention Colleen Hoover Fans

Top Five Ebook Publishers In 2013 (via Forbes)

Jeremy Greenfield, Contributor

12/30/2013 @ 2:25PM

At Digital Book World, we track a weekly list of ebook best-sellers. I’ve counted up how many times each publisher has had a hit and, bingo, an end-of-year ranking of which publishers had the most success publishing ebooks in 2013:

  • 1. Penguin Random House — 478 best-sellers*
  • 2. Hachette — 258 best-sellers
  • 3. Self-published — 99 best-sellers [emphasis added]
  • 4. HarperCollins — 91 best-sellers
  • 5. Simon & Schuster — 72 best-sellers

See the rest of the top ebook publishers in 2013.

Aside from the dominance of Penguin Random House, the obvious story is the success of self-publishing. Indie authors not only managed to hit the list 99 times in 2013, they managed four No. 1 best-sellers:Best-Selling Ebooks in 2013: Safe Haven, Inferno Lead Pack.
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Oh, wow! Just noticed this!
Amazon launches Australian Kindle ebook store

(via Amazon launches Australian Kindle ebook store - Tablets)

Oh, wow! Just noticed this!

Amazon launches Australian Kindle ebook store

(via Amazon launches Australian Kindle ebook store - Tablets)


One of the biggest success stories in U.S. publishing in recent years has been the continued growth of digital book publishing. Last year, total revenue for e-book sales in the United States reached $3.04 billion, a 44.2% increase on 2011′s numbers and a figure all the more impressive when you realize that growth is additive to the print publishing industry. Even more surprising,
 publishers have focused much of their attention on genres like sci-fi, fantasy, mystery and romance fiction – markets that have traditionally lagged behind “literary fiction” in terms of sales.

(via Why Genre Rules e-Books, and What the Big Publishers Are Doing About It)

One of the biggest success stories in U.S. publishing in recent years has been the continued growth of digital book publishing. Last year, total revenue for e-book sales in the United States reached $3.04 billion, a 44.2% increase on 2011′s numbers and a figure all the more impressive when you realize that growth is additive to the print publishing industry. Even more surprising,

 publishers have focused much of their attention on genres like sci-fi, fantasy, mystery and romance fiction – markets that have traditionally lagged behind “literary fiction” in terms of sales.

(via Why Genre Rules e-Books, and What the Big Publishers Are Doing About It)

(via The Shifting Landscape of Book Reviews)
This is a nice little overview of a handful of popular book review blogs. I do have a question about the graphic, though. I can’t quite tell whether the reader is reading:
(a) an indie book;
(b) a book review blog;
(c) the ebook bestseller list; or
(d) today’s price for pork bellies.

(via The Shifting Landscape of Book Reviews)

This is a nice little overview of a handful of popular book review blogs. I do have a question about the graphic, though. I can’t quite tell whether the reader is reading:

(a) an indie book;

(b) a book review blog;

(c) the ebook bestseller list; or

(d) today’s price for pork bellies.