Oct 7 2008
eSPECIALS FROM THREE OF PENGUIN GROUP S
PARANORMAL FICTION STARS
Works by J.R. Ward, Karen Chance, and Patricia Briggs
Will be Available to Download
New York, NY (October 7, 2008) In a continued effort to bring writers to readers in whatever format the reader prefers, Penguin Group (USA) announced today the release of three paranormal fiction eSpecials, short pieces of writing for eBook readers. These new eSpecials are otherwordly novellas by three of Penguin Group’s most popular writers of paranormal romance and urban fantasy: #1 New York Times bestselling author J.R. Ward; #1 New York Times bestselling author Patricia Briggs; and national bestselling author Karen Chance.
This is the perfect way for dedicated paranormal fiction fans to get the inside scoop on characters and series they re already into, said Molly Barton, Associate Publisher of eSpecials at Penguin Group. These three new eSpecials will also give curious readers a taste of some of the hottest writers working in paranormal romance and urban fantasy.
Father Mine, a novella from J.R. Ward about two of the main characters in her current bestselling series, will be available to download on October 7th. All six novels in the ongoing Black Dagger Brotherhood series hit national bestseller lists, with the most recent book LOVER ENSHRINED debuting at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list. Father Mine gives readers a special glimpse into the life of Zsadist, one of the most popular characters in the series, and his wife Bella. Buy Link here
Karen Chance, the bestselling author of three books about clairvoyant Cassie Palmer, will launch a new paranormal romance series with the novel MIDNIGHT S DAUGHTER, which will be published on October 7th. Chance’s eSpecial, a story called Buying Trouble, features a secondary character from MIDNIGHT S DAUGHTER and will be available to download on October 14th, a week after the novel is published.
Patricia Briggs’s novella Alpha and Omega introduces a new urban fantasy series set in the world of Briggs’s #1 New York Times bestselling Mercy Thompson books. In Alpha and Omega, two werewolves meet and discover they share a special bond. The story will be available to download on October 20th.
J.R. Ward’s original novella will sell for $3.99, and the stories from Karen Chance and Patricia Briggs will retail for $2.99. As with all Penguin eBooks, the eSpecials will be available in many formats, including Sony Reader, Amazon Kindle, and Adobe Acrobat among others, and are available for purchase wherever eBooks are sold.