Jul 28, 2015
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RedDot
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Docu-drama realism puts the reader on the streets with the members of
THE RED DOT CLUB

By Robert Rangel

Rating:  star star star star star 

Gritty portraits of true courage under fire, THE RED DOT CLUB puts the reader on the street where cops and criminals shoot it out, where blood is red, and pain is excruciating.

summer books
Best of Summer  |  

16 Indie Summer Reads

Suntan lotion? Check. Hammock under shaded trees? Check. IR Approved Titles for your summer reading pleasure? From Horror and Historical Fiction to Romance and Fantasy. You can find them all here!

Freddy
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Freddy Fumple and the Mindmonsters

By Vegard Svingen

Rating:  star star star star star 

A 10-year-old boy moves to the country with his parents and older sister, only to realize that their new house is haunted and there are strange creatures popping up unexpectedly in his backyard.

Heliocentric
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Heliocentric

By JW Lolite

Rating:  star star star star star 

HELIOCENTRIC is the second volume in a science fiction series that follows a hidden struggle between a group of human guardians and the Ankira, a race of humanoid aliens with glowing eyes and strange powers.

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His Proposed Deal

Three months. It was only for three months.

NAPA
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The Napa Affair

By Matthew James McDonald

Rating:  star star star star star 

A sommelier and wine buyer gets entangled in the murder of a wine critic in the breezy and fun page-turner THE NAPA AFFAIR. THE NAPA AFFAIR begins with sommelier Sebastian Carroll traveling through the cavernous wine cellar of a wealthy estate to show off his wine expertise by identifying wines as forgeries.

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The Scholar’s Tale

THE SCHOLAR’S TALE is a recording of the exploits of a brilliant man as he satisfies his intellectual curiosities, along with his sexual desires.This novel follows Roy Musgrave, intellectual and scoundrel as he researches background information for a novel.

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Siren’s Rune

By Cory Baxter

Rating:  star star star star star 

SIREN’S RUNE is an imaginative work about a woman on a mission to cross the ocean alone but unexpectedly falls in love with a time-traveling mermaid.

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The Robusta Incident

By Jennifer Fales

Rating:  star star star star star 

It is said that revenge is a dish best served cold. Unfortunately, when creating a zombie army, this is not always possible.

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One Love

By Thomas Duffy

Rating:  star star star star star 

ONE LOVE, by Thomas Duffy, follows the story of Timothy Anderson, a down on his luck sad sack who rekindles a flame with his dream girl – after he’s already settled down with someone else.

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Fluency

By Jennifer Foehner Wells

Rating:  star star star star star 

Dr. Jane Holloway, an internationally respected linguist, has been asked to act as Earth’s ambassador on a journey to an apparently abandoned spaceship that’s on a collision path with an asteroid. The ship is far from abandoned, however, as Jane begins to communicate telepathically with a creature that insists that the fate of humanity (and beyond) is in her hands. But can she trust this creature?

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Fractured

Book 2 of the Lucian & Lia Trilogy

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Myth And Incarnation

By K. Scott Lewis

Rating:  star star star star star 

Set in a well-developed fantasy world, MYTH AND INCARNATION follows a trio of unique individuals on their quest to protect their world from the evil plot of the sorcerers determined to awaken the Black Dragon.

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Indie Voice  |  

Happy Boxing Day!

Boxing Day, Indie New Year’s Resolutions and Predictions + more in this week’s holiday round-up

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Giftt Guide  |  

IR’s Gift Guide for 2014

7 Gorgeous Quirky Indies Titles for Everyone on Your List

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News  |  

Why E-Books Shouldn’t Be the Only Game in Town

“These three services [CreateSpace, Ingram Spark and KDP] prove that authors know that marketing their books purely online is foolhardy, and it is critically important to get their titles into bookstores.”

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The Twelve Days of Indie Christmas  |  

The Twelve Days of Indie Christmas

You know the carol. And unless you’ve holed up at home and put a pillow over your head, you’ve probably heard it a thousand times this holiday season – all twelve verses.

best of 2014
Best of 2014  |  

IndieReader’s Best Books of 2014

Because how many times can you see the same ten titles?

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Sector 64: Ambush

By Dean M. Cole

Rating:  star star star star star 

In the pre-dawn hours over the Mojave Desert, 2 F-22 fighters take off from Nellis AFB and climb into the darkness headed for the Nevada Testing Range. The fighters are on a routine training mission but as they approach Area 51, they are intercepted by a large and unrecognizable craft

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Outcasts Of The Worlds

By Lucas Aubrey Paynter

Rating:  star star star star star 

With its lively action, diverting dialogue, and vivid characters and scenes, OUTCASTS OF THE WORLD is a book with substantial potential.

Best Indie Books for Halloween
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7 Must-Read Indie Books for Halloween

Tis the season for terrible tales and horrible happenings afoot on your pages. From vampires to ghostly legends, here is a little taste of the best long-legged beasties for the avid autumn indie reader.

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Life in Lemon Creek

By Kathryn Welch

Rating:  star star star star star 

Lucy Rye is on the cusp of the big 4-0 and living on the lam. She flees the big city in an effort to hide from her main squeeze, Daniel – a colleague with a wife and children – and leaves behind an otherwise cushy life that includes a nice condo and a lucrative career. Tired and desperate, she shows up in the small town of Lemon Creek.

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Spirituality 101

By Ivan Figueroa-Otero, M.D.

Rating:  star star star star star 

SPIRITUALITY 101: For Dropouts of the School of Life is an entertaining trip towards enlightenment that attempts to demystify man’s place in relation to the universe and yes, a higher power.

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The Bird Room

By Chad Hoffman

Rating:  star star star star star 

THE BIRD ROOM is an eclectic gathering of short stories, some of which fit neatly into the traditional horror genre, though most of them are completely and wholly psychological horror stories.