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 […]

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 […]

Book launch TODAY:

There’s gone and then there’s London-gone …. Marta Banks and her Tube Riders may have fled, but they left behind a city on the brink of collapse. In the violent wasteland of London Greater Urban Area, former Tube Rider David Silverwood tries to reunite the old members of the gang to make one last stand against the government. In his way is Dreggo, once a member of a rival gang but now the Governor’s right hand, and Lindon, a member of the criminal stronghold known as the Tank, who is struggling with issues of loyalty towards revolution, the people protected […]

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 […]

Sale! After the War is just 99¢ until September 13

Autumn Birt’s After the War: Friends of my Enemy, Book 2 is on sale for 99¢ until Sunday 9/13 from Amazon US and UK. What’s After the War about? How do you remove a war hero from power? Known as the Lady Grey, her leadership won the apocalyptic war that ravaged Europe. But now in 2068 and three years into the official peace, the alliance she’s maintained with the seven ministers who rule Europe falters under the lack of an external threat. They want back the power she claimed in a bid to protect the continent; an authority they never authorized. […]