New book announcement: Walking Out of War

Book 3 in the Eastern Front trilogy By Scott Bury iAi member Scott Bury’s newest book, Walking Out of War, launches today on Amazon in both print and e-book format. “This is the first time I’ve launched both formats on the same day,” Scott says. “It’s received a lot of support online.” This book is the third in the Eastern Front trilogy that began with Army of Worn Soles (2014) and continued with Under the Nazi Heel (2015). It’s a true Independent Authors International project: the cover designer, editor and proofreader are all members of iAi. David C. Cassidy—cover designer […]

New book launch: Wired Hard

By Toby Neal Wired Hard, the third book in Toby Neal’s Paradise Crime series, is now out on major e-tailers — and soon in bookstores! Paradise has nowhere to hide from a thief with an obsession. Security specialist Sophie Ang has a new case: someone is looting artifacts from a royal Hawaiian archeology site on Maui. Things get deadly fast, and Sophie’s friend, Lei Texeira, Maui homicide detective, takes the case. The women track a killer whose tangled motives extend high into the world of Hawaiian cultural affairs, and deep into the darkest of human motivations—and all the while, Sophie walks […]

BestSelling authors team up to write scorching hot series

The Scorch series: A collaborative effort iAi members Toby Neal and Emily Kimelman have teamed up to produce a six-book romantic thriller series that is already climbing the bestseller lists. Set in a post-apocalyptic United States, the Scorch series combines romance and action in the fast-paced, vivid storytelling style these two bestsellers share. The extremely contagious Scorch Flu is sweeping the nation, killing nearly everyone who gets infected, and the results are the breakdown of American civilization. The series tells the story of the pandemic through the experiences of the Luciano family of Philadelphia: brothers JT, Dolf, Nando, Cash, Luca […]

Cover update: A new look for the Cassidy Jones series

iAi founding member Elise Stokes has released a brand-new look for her bestselling Cassidy Jones series. The first of the new covers will appear on the fifth volume in the series, Cassidy Jones & the Eternal Flame. The new covers are designed by Twinartdesign, available through 99designs.   “The new look for the series will really appeal to my target audience,” says the author. Look for Cassidy Jones & the Eternal Flame on your e-book retail site in February. In the meantime, check out Elise Stokes’ previous books: her iAi Author page her website, Cassidy Jones Adventures her Amazon Author page. […]

Trojan: A new book from bestseller Alan McDermott

Trojan, a new thriller by founding iAi member Alan McDermott, launches on Amazon on January 12, 2017. This new book features some familiar characters from McDermott’s bestselling Tom Gray series, but not that title character himself. “Tom Gray has been through some rough times, so I decided to give him some time off and let Andrew Harvey and the team from MI5 step up and have their own adventure,” the author says. “There are lots of familiar characters for those who have read the Gray series, but it can easily be read as a standalone.” What’s it about? When MI5 […]

A new Cassidy Jones novel

Cassidy Jones fans will rejoice to learn that the fifth installment in the bestselling series is soon to be out, and features a redesigned, powerful cover by the renowned David C. Cassidy. What it’s about Some boundaries should never be crossed… The diabolic Metal Woman takes three people hostage. Her ransom demand: the location of a mysterious and unprecedented weapon, rumored to have been a gift to the Third Reich from Vulcan, the Roman god of fire. When a rescue attempt goes sideways, Cassidy Jones seeks justice. Her quest leads her to the Seattle Underground, where she falls into the […]

Kathleen Valentine: A powerful voice, lost

The indie publishing world comes together today to celebrate the life and grieve the loss of fellow indie author Kathleen Valentine. She left this world on Saturday, October 29, 2016. Along with her family and friends, her fellow authors and her readers will miss her very much. Funny, forthright, and passionate, she was a generous contributor to the indie publishing and other creative communities. To honor her, we’re spreading the word about Kathleen and hope to keep her with us a little longer through the books she left behind. Kathleen was a prolific writer. On Amazon you’ll find her mysteries, […]

Book launch: The Girl with the Gun by Emily Kimelman

New member Emily Kimelman has just launched the eighth book in her bestselling Sydney Rye series, The Girl with the Gun. And if you buy it this week, Emily will send you free e-book and audiobook versions of the second volume in the series, Death in the Dark. About The Girl with the Gun When international fugitive Sydney Rye turns herself over to authorities in order to protect the vigilante network she inspired, her freedom depends on helping Homeland Security shift the tides in a war for “hearts and minds.” Recruiting female fighters to take on jihadists because being killed by […]

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 […]