Black Friday Contest: Outcast by Keri Arthur

13 December 2016 Jackie 1

What is a Black Friday without a few gifts and surprises? Keri Arthur wanted to be here, but due to deadlines (and we totally want more stories, right?), she was unable to participate. However, to celebrate the release of Winter Halo, she’s sent along this fabulous beauty instead: a set […]

Black Friday: A Friday So Black by Brad P. Christy

6 December 2016 Jackie 0

It’s that time…Black Friday is here and we’re discussing the season with Brad P. Christy’s Krampus: The Summoning from from the He Sees You When He’s Creepin’: Tales of Krampus anthology. Krampus is the cloven-hoofed, curly-horned, and long-tongued dark companion of St. Nick. Sometimes a hero, sometimes a villain, within […]

Black Friday: Balulalow by Barbara Barnett

30 November 2016 Jackie 1

It’s that time…Black Friday is here and we’re discussing the season with Barbara Barnett’s Gaelan Erceldoune from The Apothecary’s Curse. In Victorian London, the fates of physician Simon Bell and apothecary Gaelan Erceldoune entwine when Simon gives his wife an elixir created by Gaelan from an ancient manuscript. Meant to […]

Black Friday Excerpt + Contest: Nice Guys Bite by Jennifer Estep

29 November 2016 Jackie 3

It’s that time…Black Friday is here and we’re celebrating the season with Jennifer Estep’s Silvio Sanchez, the vampire assistant of Gin Blanco from her Elemental Assassin’s series as he brings us a gift. A sneak peek into his own adventure that happens during the holidays – Nice Guys Bite, releasing […]

#BlackFriday 2016 (Master List)

28 November 2016 Jackie 0

It’s here. The madness, the riots, the sheer insanity that is the holiday shopping season. With all of this in mind, and for the sixth year, I’ve talked a few authors into sharing with us all the “fun” their different characters, from their newly (or soon to be) released novels, […]

Black Friday: This Terran Halloween Thing by Jean Johnson

28 November 2016 Jackie 0

It’s that time…Black Friday is here and we’re discussing the season with Jean Johnson’s Imperial Prince Kah’raman Li’eth V’Daania from her First Salik War series. The First Salik War is underway, and the Alliance is losing—their newest allies must find a way to win, or everyone will be slaughtered. Though […]

Black Friday: Brice and Cassie’s Black Friday by Kristal Hollis

27 November 2016 Jackie 1

It’s that time…Black Friday is here and we’re discussing the season with Kristal Hollis’s Brice and Cassiefrom her Wahyas of Walker’s Run novel, Awakened by the Wolf. Who’s been sleeping in the Alpha’s bed? Exiled from his pack by his father, Brice Walker has secretly come home to visit his ailing […]

Black Friday: A God Who Has Everything? by Nicki J. Markus

26 November 2016 Jackie 1

It’s that time… Black Friday is here and we’re discussing the season with Nicki J. Markus’s Cassandra and Sarah. If A God Who Has Everything? gets your interest, make sure you check out The Ragnarök Chronicles. For Ragnarök will be completed…. Nothing marks Cassandra out—except her visions. She’d only ever seen […]

Black Friday: Saint Nicholas and the Krampus Incantation by Steven Grimm

25 November 2016 Jackie 1

It’s that time…Black Friday is here and we’re discussing the season with Steven Grimm’s Villainess Ascending, from the He Sees You When He’s Creepin’: Tales of Krampus anthology. Krampus is the cloven-hoofed, curly-horned, and long-tongued dark companion of St. Nick. Sometimes a hero, sometimes a villain, within these pages, he’s […]

#BlackFriday Roundup & Contest Winners

4 January 2016 Jackie 5

I hope everyone had a fabulous holiday season!  It’s time to announce all the winners for the Black Friday contests. Before I get to the winners, I want to thank everyone who stopped by during this years Black Friday celebrations. It was the features 5th year and it keeps getting […]

#BlackFriday Contests End 12/31

29 December 2015 Jackie 1

All the fabulous stories that make up Black Friday here at Literary Escapism may have concluded, but that doesn’t mean the contests have. There are still some amazing giveaways going on until December 31st, which means there’s still plenty of time to enter. The Black Friday contests close Thursday night at midnight […]

#BlackFriday: Burning for Brains by Adrian Phoenix

26 December 2015 Jackie 6

Black Friday is here and we’re discussing the season with Adrian Phoenix’s Hal Rupert from Thinning the Herd. From the New York Times bestselling author of The Maker’s Song series, a humorous, action-packed urban fantasy about a werewolf pack and an animal control officer in way over his head! Someone […]

#BlackFriday: Spirits by Laura Bickle

25 December 2015 Jackie 3

Black Friday is here and we’re discussing the season with Laura Bickle’s Petra from Mercury Retrograde. Something venomous has come to Temperance … It’s been two months since Petra Dee and her coyote sidekick Sig faced off against Temperance’s resident alchemist, but things are far from quiet. When an Internet video […]