Four bestsellers join iAi

Four bestselling authors have joined Independent Authors International: Emily Kimelman, author of the bestselling Sydney Rye series and the Kiss serial Bob Nailor, author of contemporary literature, as well as science-fiction, fantasy and non-fiction Toby Neal, author of the Lei Crime series and other island literature, and Kathleen Valentine, author of the bestselling Beacon Hill Chronicles, Halcyon Beach Chronicles and Marienstadt series. All four are full iAi members as of September 1. Emily Kimelman was born in Philadelphia, has lived in Texas and Moscow, and has travelled the world. Her own dog became the inspiration for Blue, the fictional companion […]

And Night Descends: New book release by Bruce Blake

WHEN SHADOWS FALL…THE DARKNESS COMES…AND NIGHT DESCENDS The third book of Bruce Blake’s The Small Gods series The moment Teryk and Danya, the royal siblings, spoke the words inscribed on the long-forgotten scroll, they foolishly set in motion events destined to bring about the prophecy’s predictions. Teryk is the firstborn, but why do the words only make sense to his sister? As they each launch themselves recklessly into a heroic mission to save mankind, it seems inevitable that key elements in this game of the gods would be drawn to one another and collide with frightful and yet-unfathomable consequences. With […]

New book release: A Year in a Yurt

by Adam and Autumn Raven (Née Birt) Independent Authors International member Autumn Birt and her husband, Adam Raven, have released a nonfiction title, A Year in a Yurt.  “Many people have asked why we did this. Why would my husband and I sell our home, car, ATV, snowmobile, furniture, why donate over 90% of our belongings and move into a yurt, in Maine no less? You might be surprised, because the reasons were really not all that unique: debt, unhappiness, and lack of fulfillment with where we found ourselves in life. What was unique was our solution. “Join us as […]

Dead Man Lying: new release by Scott Bury

IAI founding member Scott Bury launches his latest mystery, Dead Man Lying on June 27, 2016. What’s Dead Man Lying about? She knows when you’re lying …FBI Special Agent Vanessa Storm is back on Maui to catch a killer. With lush rain forests, black sand beaches, and a laid-back lifestyle, Maui offers the perfect retirement location for once-famous country singer Steven Sangster … until he ends up dead. As the killer, or killers, strike again and again, Detective Lei Texeira and FBI Special Agent Vanessa Storm must untangle the lies spun by the singer’s associates, friends, family — and the singer […]

Gray Salvation: Alan McDermott adds to the Tom Gray saga

Fans of non-stop, pulse-pounding action thrillers are thrilled with the arrival of Alan McDermott’s sixth volume in the Tom Gray series, Gray Salvation. Once again, British Intelligence finds its only hope is Tom Gray. The series began in 2011 with Gray Justice, which has been an Amazon bestseller ever since. Reader demand prompted Alan to create a series, and protagonist Tom Gray literally circling the globe through two installments, Gray Resurrection and Gray Redemption. “When I started Gray Salvation, I had no idea what Tom’s involvement was going to be. I’ve never been one for plotting out a story, so […]

Two top authors authors join iAi

Two more independent authors have added their prodigious skills to this authors’ cooperative. Samreen Ahsan is the multi award-winning and barrier-bashing author of A Prayer Series and the new [Stolen] Series. In her own words: “History, art and literature are my passions. I love digging out information about prophecies, divine miracles and paranormal events that are mentioned in history and holy books, that don’t sound possible in today’s modern world.” Read her full bio and see her books on her own page. Siggy Buckley is also an award-winner. A former English teacher in Germany, her life took an unexpected turn when her CPA husband opted […]

Author Gae-Lynn Woods joins Independent Authors International

Award-winning mystery-thriller author Gae-Lynn Woods has joined Independent Authors International, adding her skills as a writer and publisher to the group of prolific authors from around the world. “I’m excited to join the Independent Authors International team because of their professionalism in all aspects of our trade and craft,” she says. “The work produced by iAi members is top notch across the board. It raises the game in the indie community and lifts the expectations of our readers. Woods has written three mystery novels set in east Texas, where she now makes her home. She has traveled to over 35 countries […]

Autumn Birt, author of Rise of the Fifth Order, joins iAi

Independent author Autumn Birt has joined Independent Authors International, bringing professional skills and experience in both writing and design to the network of writers, photographers, designers and publishers. “2015 has been called the year for the indie writers and iAi proves the point,” says Birt. “I love iAi’s goal of boosting the professional standards of independent authors. I’ve read some amazing indie stories. I know the quality is out there. And by joining with other authors in a group like iAi, indie writers can achieve a level of professionalism that meets and even surpasses that offered by traditional and small […]

New release: The Migrant Report

By Mohanalakshmi Rajakumar Released July 8, 2015 Against the glittering high-rises of the capital, Manu, a recent arrival from Nepal, drips his days away on a construction site, cut off from the world outside the labor camp. His sister despairs of finding him among the thousands of migrant workers flooding into the Arabian Gulf to build the country’s infrastructure. Manu and Sanjana must keep their younger siblings out of poverty, even if at their own expense. Find it on Amazon. About the author Mohanalakshmi Rajakumar is a South Asian American who has lived in Qatar since 2005. Moving to .the Arabian […]