Tuesday, March 27, 2018

R.S. Belcher Guest Post + The Night Dahlia Giveaway

Please welcome R.S. Belcher the award-winning author of Nightwise, The Brotherhood of the Wheel, The Six-Gun Tarot, The Shotgun Arcana, and The Queen of Swords.

Keep reading for a chance to win a The Night Dahlia trade paperback!

Push Play: The Soundtrack for the Night Dahlia

I get some pushback for the music I put in my Urban Fantasy novels, like the Night Dahlia which is releasing in April from Tor Books. Night Dahlia is the sequel to my 2015 novel, Nightwise, which is also full of tunes. Apparently, some think having a “soundtrack” in your book is a sign of immaturity and shallowness. 

Music is magic. It changes moods, resurrects the dead, lets you travel in time, and can take you out of your body. Music plays a big part in my writing, driving scenes, creating ideas and moods.  So, to those critics who don't like music in my books, I say: simmer down, pot roast.  Try to cultivate an open mind.

Okay, for all you other fine folks who have told me how much you enjoy the music I include here is a sample of some of the music you'll find in the Night Dahlia:

“Nasty Freestyle” by T-Wayne
“Gone Daddy Gone” by the Violent Femmes
“I see a Darkness” by Johnny Cash
“Blood in the Cut” by K. flay
“BonBon” by Era Istrefi
“Endless Sleep” by the Raveonettes
“Fire and Load” by TyDi
“California Dreaming” by Benny Benassi
“Is Your Love Strong Enough,” by How to Destroy Angels
“Secret” by Oceanlab
“Let it Bang” by A$AP Ferg
“All the Gold in California” by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis
“Acquainted” by the Weekend
“Way Down We Go” by Kaleo
“Behind the Wall of Sleep” by the Smithereens
“Burnin' for You” by Blue Oyster Cult
“Forty Six & 2” by Tool
“Hard Time” by Proper Dos
“Panama” by Van Halen
“Saved by Zero” by the Fixx
“Cold Desert” by Kings of Leon
“Pray to God,” by Calvin Harris and Haim
“Sweet Dreams” by JX Riders and Skylar Stecker
“Stripped,” by Shiny Toy Guns
“Going Under” by Erase Negate Delete
“Lost Cause” by Beck
“Under the Bridge” by Red Hot Chili Peppers

There are very few kinds of music I don't enjoy. I am always on the look-out for new stuff to listen to. I'm currently kind of enraptured by In This Moment and the Suuns—check them out. Please feel free to drop me a line at rsbelcher.net and share your favorite bands and music and let me know what you think of the Night Dahlia. Oh, and for that one guy, stuff it—I like Arcade Fire.


The Night Dahlia fantasy noir R.S. Belcher

The Night Dahlia by R.S. Belcher

Laytham Ballard once protected humanity as part of the Nightwise, a secret order of modern-day mages dedicating to holding hellish supernatural forces at bay, but that was before a string of sadistic ritual murders shook everything he believed in--and sent him down a much darker path. One that has already cost him most of his soul, as well as everything he once held dear.

Now a powerful faerie mob boss has hired Ballard to find his lost-lost daughter, who went missing several years ago. The long-cold trail leads him across the globe, from the luxurious playgrounds of the rich and famous to the seedy occult underbelly of Los Angeles, where creatures of myth and legend mingle with street gangs and sex clubs, and where Ballard finds his own guilty past waiting for him around every shadowy corner. To find Caern Ankou, he will have to confront old enemies, former friends and allies, and a grisly cold case that has haunted him for years.

But is Caern still alive? And, perhaps more importantly, does she even want to be found?

Release Date: April 3, 2018


Win The Night Dahlia

We are giving away a trade paperback copy of The Night Dahlia by R.S. Belcher.

For a chance to win, leave a comment on this post (don't forget to include your email address so we can contact you if you win!).  This giveaway is open to the US and Canada.  Giveaway ends April 6, 2018 midnight EST.

What to learn more about R.S. Belcher and his books?  Visit rsbelcher.net.

Friday, March 23, 2018

FLASH SALE: Ivy Granger Psychic Detective Box Set

Ivy Granger Psychic Detective Box Set just 99 Cents for a limited time! (Regular Price $9.99)

Enter an award-winning urban fantasy world where monsters roam the streets and things aren't always what they seem.

Demons, ghosts, vampires, and necromancers—Ivy dodges the city's deadliest villains while solving its darkest cases. Will she save the day or die trying?

Take a trip to Harborsmouth where you'll encounter bloodsucking vampires, psychotic faeries, and our favorite snarky detective.

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-My Urban Fantasies

"Highly recommended to adult urban fantasy fans."
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"The Ivy Granger series is fantastic!"
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Sale ends midnight March 25th.

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Get Lost in Ivy Granger Translations

I'm excited to announce multiple new Ivy Granger translations. 

New Releases

Divampante Fulgore (Burning Bright - Italian Edition)

Divampante Fulgore (Burning Bright - Italian Edition)

La Morsa Del Gorso (Frostbite - Italian Edition)

La Morsa Del Gelo (Frostbite - Italian Edition)

Spooklicht (Ghost Light - Dutch Edition)

Spooklicht (Ghost Light - Dutch Edition)
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Les Crocs De L'hiver (Frostbite - French Edition)

Les Crocs De L'hiver (Frostbite - French Edition)

Coming Soon

TBA (Ghost Light - French Edition)

TBA (Frostbite - Dutch Edition)

Out Now

Looking for more Ivy Granger Psychic Detective and Hunters' Guild translations?  Visit the translations page at www.EJStevensAuthor.com and get lost in translations!

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Frostbite Release Party + Giveaway

Happy Book Birthday to FROSTBITE.  It's time to load your ereader and grab the salt!  Ivy Granger prequel FROSTBITE out now.

Keep reading for a chance to win an Amazon Gift Card and signed swag!

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This spooky prequel short story is the perfect introduction to the award-winning Ivy Granger Psychic Detective urban fantasy series.

Frostbite Ivy Granger Psychic Detective by E.J. Stevens

Frostbite (Ivy Granger Psychic Detective #0.5) by E.J. Stevens.

When a client claims that her house is being haunted, Ivy tries to keep her mind open and her weapons handy. If her psychic gifts and recent cases have taught her anything, it's that you're better off arming yourself for the unexpected.

Will our favorite psychic detective face down murderous ghosts? Anything is possible in Harborsmouth.

Release Date: Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Genre: Urban Fantasy, Mystery
Books in this Series: Shadow Sight, Ghost Light, Burning Bright, Birthright, Hound's Bite
Short Stories, Novellas, Collections: Frostbite, Blood and Mistletoe, Club Nexus, Thrill on Joysen Hill, Tales from Harborsmouth

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Learn more about this author and series at www.EJStevensAuthor.com.

Frostbite Release Party Giveaway

We're giving away a $5 Amazon Gift Card and a signed Ivy Granger Passport and postcard!

To enter, please use the Rafflecopter form below.  This giveaway is INTERNATIONAL.  Giveaway ends March 16, 2018 midnight EST.

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Have you read Frostbite?

If so, please consider leaving a review on Goodreads, Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Kobo, or iTunes.  Release week reviews are super important and help keep the series going.