Political Thriller Bundle

I had the great fortune to be included in a great bundle of political thrillers.  It goes on sale this evening and Nick Harlow explains the whole thing below.  Bottom line, it’s a great opportunity to pick up a lot of great books for a very economical price–and perhaps find an exciting new writer you’ve never heard of before.  I’ll close out my little introduction with a great quotation:

Kristine Kathryn Rusch: “In an unbelievable real-life political season, how about reading something a bit more believable?  Try political fiction…”

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THE POLITICAL THRILLER BUNDLE

The Political Thriller Bundle – Curated by Nick Harlow

If you’ve been keeping up with this year’s presidential campaign, you’ve probably said to yourself, “You can’t make this stuff up.”

Well, actually you can.

Four years ago I published Endgame, about a reality show star running for President. An agent told me, “Way too over-the-top. And totally unbelievable.”

(Which makes me wonder if Mister Trump read it and got the idea to run.)

You can’t argue with reality often being stranger than fiction this year. That said, it’s only fitting that we put together a bundle of political thrillers which are fiction… well, for now, anyway.

These days everything is political… while some of the books in our bundle touch on the race for the Oval Office, politics is not just exclusive to the electoral process. Our bundle kicks off with a classic Pulitzer Prize winner by Allen Drury, Advise and Consent, about the Supreme Court. A timely topic in light of Justice Scalia’s unfilled seat.

Speaking of award winning authors, we’ve got a novel from Hugo & Ellery Queen award winner Kristine Rusch,The Enemy Within, a cool alternate history book set in the turbulent sixties. What if there was yet another assassination of a legendary Washington figure?

New York Times & USA Today bestselling author Joshua Graham offers Latent Image in which a picture is worth more than a thousand words to the Secret Service… and the photographer is worth even more.

Michael Britton comes up with some of the most clever plots I’ve ever read. His novel Assassinware deals with electronic security and might have you disconnecting your computer from the Internet by the time you’re halfway through the book.

You’ll also find riveting stories on everything from contract killers to submarines, all with political intrigue. I love a good page-turner, and trust me, these books hit the ground running.

So if you need a break from the strange reality of the 2016 election, our political thriller bundle should be just the ticket. Our “campaign” runs through election day, and in this case, I think we’ve got ten winners. I promise no TV ads, no robo-calls, no direct mail appeals for money. I only ask that you read early, read often.

I’m Nick Harlow, and I approved this bundle. – Nick Harlow

The initial titles in the Political Thriller Bundle (minimum $5 to purchase) are:

  • ENDGAME by Nick Harlow
  • AssassinWare by Michael D. Britton
  • Latent Image by Joshua Graham
  • Winter Dragon by Henry Martin
  • Advise & Consent by Allen Drury

If you pay more than the bonus price of just $15, you get all five of the regular titles, plus five more:

  • The Brokered Convention by Nick Harlow
  • Swap Out! by M. L. Buchman
  • The Enemy Within by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
  • Sara X by Donald A. Shinn
  • Decision by Allen Drury

This bundle is available only for a limited time via http://www.storybundle.com. It allows easy reading on computers, smartphones, and tablets as well as Kindle and other ereaders via file transfer, email, and other methods. You get multiple DRM-free formats (.epub and .mobi) for all books!

It’s also super easy to give the gift of reading with StoryBundle, thanks to our gift cards – which allow you to send someone a code that they can redeem for any future StoryBundle bundle – and timed delivery, which allows you to control exactly when your recipient will get the gift of StoryBundle.

Why StoryBundle? Here are just a few benefits StoryBundle provides.

  • Get quality reads: We’ve chosen works from excellent authors to bundle together in one convenient package.
  • Pay what you want (minimum $5): You decide how much these fantastic books are worth to you. If you can only spare a little, that’s fine! You’ll still get access to a batch of exceptional titles.
  • Support authors who support DRM-free books: StoryBundle is a platform for authors to get exposure for their works, both for the titles featured in the bundle and for the rest of their catalog. Supporting authors who let you read their books on any device you want—restriction free—will show everyone there’s nothing wrong with ditching DRM.
  • Give to worthy causes: Bundle buyers have a chance to donate a portion of their proceeds to Mighty Writers and Girls Write Now!
  • Receive extra books: If you beat the bonus price, you’ll get the bonus books!

StoryBundle was created to give a platform for independent authors to showcase their work, and a source of quality titles for thirsty readers. StoryBundle works with authors to create bundles of ebooks that can be purchased by readers at their desired price. Before starting StoryBundle, Founder Jason Chen covered technology and software as an editor for Gizmodo.com and Lifehacker.com.

For more information, visit our website at storybundle.com, tweet us at @storybundle and like us on Facebook.

 

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Fiction River Presents: Darker Realms

Just found out that one of my stories–“Old Magics”–was accepted into a reprint anthology.  In my humble opinion, it’s a strong table of contents.  If you like urban fantasy you might want to check it out.


Fiction River Presents: Darker Realms

Edited by Allyson Longueira

Take a journey into darker realms with the latest volume of Fiction River Presents. Starting with a one mage’s difficult choice, this volume transports readers to dark magical worlds—sometimes eerily similar to our own and sometimes incredibly foreign. Including the prequels to two groundbreaking series, the Runelords and the Fey, this volume proves why Adventures Fantastic says the Fiction River series “is one of the best and most exciting publications in the field today.”

Table of Contents
“Lost in the Tarnished Cube” by Thomas K. Carpenter
“Myrtle’s Boxes” by Louisa Swann     “Old Magics” by Steven Mohan, Jr.
“The Sky in the Ground” by Rob Vagle
“The Gleaming Crater” by Thea Hutcheson
“Destiny” by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
“Barbarians” by David Farland
“The Witch’s House” by Richard Bowes

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