HALLOWEEN NEARS. EACH DAY, IT GROWS CLOSER.
…And so does STAKE SAUCE, my new series about queer punk vampires and humans being awesome!
Book 1 launches October 31st! You can add it to your Goodreads to-read list here…
And here’s a list of places you can pre-order! 😀
But, for real, by far the best place to buy this and support me is Gumroad.
Why? Because I get the most royalties (around 90% compared to Amazon’s 35-70%, for example, hot tip for other indie writers!), and you get a free bonus short story, right now!
I hope this sounds as cool to you as it is to me (for real; I enjoyed writing this so much and can’t wait to share it with everyone). If you can’t buy or add it, boosts/reblogs would be incredibly appreciated! Word-of-mouth is ridiculously, just ludicrously important for indie books, and I can’t thank you enough.
STAKE SAUCE ARC 1: THE SECRET INGREDIENT IS LOVE. NO, REALLY.
ARC 1, IN WHICH: A cute punk-rock vampire and a disabled firefighter-turned-mall-cop with a dark past join forces to battle the forces of evil.
Jude used to leap out of helicopters to rescue/protect people from terrifying infernos. Now, by day, he protects the local mall from rowdy teenagers who ride their skateboards inside. By night, he protects the the parking lot, and the rest of Portland, from undead, bloodsucking creatures of the darkness. Or would if he could find them.
But he’s just about ready to give it up (living with PTSD and pain from the traumatic event that cost him a leg, a friend, and a lot more is hard enough), when something crashes into his life. And his window.
It’s one of these creatures of the darkness – and he’s a lot less scary than expected. More cuddly, with dark fuzzy wings, and neon-bright hair.
His name is Pixie, and he refuses to bite anyone. Assault/murder/draining fluids isn’t punk, even if being a vampire really kind of is. He’s very hungry by now, and the much bigger, meaner, deadlier vamps kick him around on the nightly. Jude would love to find and fight some actual undead bullies. And Pixie could use some help staying… ‘alive.’ Time to make a deal.
Together they fight crime. And maybe even heal.
Of course, life still sucks when you’re a vampire who refuses to suck blood. Fortunately, there’s a really interesting new barbecue restaurant in the mall, with an intriguing new recipe. (We hear that the secret ingredient is… love. No, really.)