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The publisher of two of my novels, CQ Press, is having a holiday sale. It’s sitewide, with different genres/markets being offered on different days. My two titles are among the titles that will be selling for $0.99!

From Curiosity Quills Press website:

Christmas has come early to Curiosity Quills Press, and you’re all invited! Between December 12 and 24, almost all* our titles will be on 99 cents countdown sale. To make things easier, we’ve broken the sale period down into seven different genre-based categories, with each genre’s books on sale for a two day period.

Click through the following genre-based categories for each of the seven sale periods:

Horror: December 11 – 12 | Contemporary: December 13 – 14

Science-Fiction: December 15 – 16 | Fantasy: December 17 – 18

Historical: December 19 – 20 | Mystery/Thriller: December 21 – 22

Romance: December 23 – 24

My titles are both under the category of romance. It was the category that most fit them…though I wouldn’t call either of them romance. They are Young Adult Contemporary Fiction. They both involve teen love, but as a side theme, really.

Read below for descriptions on both:


Burn Baby Burn Baby – On Sale for 99 cents DECEMBER 23rd and 24th ONLY!

Seventeen-year-old Francis Fripp’s confidence is practically non-existent since his abusive father drenched him in accelerant and threw a match at him eight years ago. Now badly scarred, Francis relies on his best friend Trig to protect him from the constant bullying doled out at the hands of his nemesis, Brandon Hayley-the unrelenting boy who gave him the dreaded nickname of Burn Baby. The new girl at school, Rachel Higgins, is the first to see past Francis’s pariah-inducing scars. If Brandon’s bullying doesn’t destroy him, Francis might experience life as a normal teenager for the first time in his life. He just has to avoid Brandon and convince himself he’s worthy of Rachel’s attentions. Sounds easy enough, but Francis himself has a hard time seeing past his scars. And Brandon is getting violently frustrated, as his attempts to bully Francis are constantly thwarted. Francis is in turmoil as he simultaneously rushes toward his first kiss and a possible violent end.


Half Dead & Fully Broken – On Sale for 99 cents DECEMBER 23rd and 24th ONLY!

Carter Colby is the most unpopular teen at Jefferson High. This would be easier to deal with if his identical twin brother, Marcus, weren’t the hottest, most popular boy in school.

When Marcus is killed in a motorcycle accident, Carter discovers the one thing more painful than trying to compete with Mr. Wonderful: wearing his dead brother’s face. He felt invisible before the accident, but with Marcus dead, everybody turns away from him in mourning. How can he blame them? He can’t bear to look in the mirror.

When Carter begins to see Marcus’ ghost, Mr. Wonderful’s quest to save the world and spread happiness may not be over after all, even in death. Marcus knows that Justin Dewar, the boy who drove the truck that crashed into his motorbike, is struggling with the guilt of taking a life. Melanie, Marcus’ mourning girlfriend, was also hit hard by the tragedy. Marcus wants to make things right before it’s too late.

With Marcus’ help, Carter experiences love and friendship for the first time in his life. But is Mr. Wonderful’s helping hand enough for Carter, Melanie, and Justin – three kids fully broken by the tragedy – to save one another?



You can go directly to Amazon on the sale dates to grab the Kindle versions for 99 cents, or get them directly from the publisher’s website HERE.

BURN BABY BURN BABY made the 2016 American Library Youth in Custody IN THE MARGINS BOOK AWARD LIST!


Don’t forget! Pick up these YA novels for your Kindle on December 23rd or December 24th…for ONLY 99 CENTS!