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Legionnaire 13 Fire Storm 25% Off

Posted by Gilbert Stack on November 29, 2020 at 9:00 AM Comments comments (0)

You still have until Thursday to pre-order Legionnaire 13 Fire Storm for 25% off.

Marcus and his legion have knocked Morgantia and Granate out of the war, but that didn’t stop Diamonte from laying siege to his adopted home of Amatista. The invading army is simply too large to confront directly, so Marcus has determined to invade Diamonte itself to force his enemies to break their siege and come defend their own homes. There’s only one problem with the plan. Diamonte has an army of reinforcements heading through Angosto Pass toward Amatista and a second army trailing after the legion trying to catch it from behind. Can Marcus blaze his way through the opposition or will he and his brave men be trapped in a fire storm of their own making?

Panic Button by Gilbert M. Stack

Posted by Gilbert Stack on November 27, 2020 at 8:20 AM Comments comments (0)

It’s Escape for the Holidays on my Facebook author page, and today’s feature is my first published novel, written for a series called Reality Love in which each author created a romance around a Reality TV show. After giving the matter a lot of thought, I decided to turn the reality show idea on its head. In Panic Button, you aren’t voted out. The show terrorizes you into voluntarily giving up your chance at the prize money. So if you’d like to escape the pandemic for a few hours by entering a bizarre game, with a deranged host, on an isolated island, why not try Panic Button? Here’s the blurb:

Ellen Specter thought she knew what she was getting into when she won her spot on the new Reality TV show, Panic Button and a chance to win a quarter million dollars. Take a few contestants, isolate them from the rest of the world, set them a few competitions and watch the sparks fly as people forge and break alliances in a desperate attempt not to be voted out. Too bad that’s not the way things work on Panic Button—a show designed to terrorize people into freely giving up their chance at the prize money. To make matters worse the show is run by a mentally disturbed host who doesn’t seem to care how badly he has to hurt people to convince them to leave.

 

Heads Up! The Man from Rome is free on Amazon for a Limited Time

Posted by Gilbert Stack on October 12, 2020 at 7:55 AM Comments comments (0)

The Man from Rome by Dylan James Quarles will be featured later in Occultober, but for those looking for a good book, I've just learned that it's free on Amazon right now. So why not pick up a copy on the assumption I'll convince you you want to try the book? 

Now on Kindle Unlimited

Posted by Gilbert Stack on September 29, 2020 at 5:10 PM Comments comments (0)

I'm excited to announce that just in time for Occultober, the following novels, stories, and collections are now available on Kindle Unlimited:

The Preternatural Series:

1 The Devil's Caverns

2 Blood


The Pembroke Steel Series:

1 Lazarus Key

2 Hearts of Ice and Other Stories

3 The Shore and Other Stories


Other Urban Fantasy Novels:

Blood Ties

High Above the Waters


Plus:

Forever After

Panic Button

Pandora's Luck

Pandora's Defense

Ransom


The Jungles of Ekángá--A Legionnaire Prequel Now Available for Pre-Order

Posted by Gilbert Stack on September 25, 2020 at 2:50 PM Comments comments (0)

There's just a few days left to take advantage of the pre-order sale for The Jungles of Ekángá.


25% off if pre-ordered by October 1. Long before Prefect Marcus Venandus directed the defense of the Jeweled Hills, Green Vigil Marcus led his first command into the treacherous jungles of Ekángá. As if the jungle itself wasn’t deadly enough, native warriors and shamans strike from its shadows with magic, spear and dart, while the forcibly transplanted Graeci population seethes with unrest in the supposedly civilized regions of the province. Deep in the jungle, young Marcus is about to discover how little lycee combat exercises have to do with surviving the Jungles of Ekángá.

Pre-Order Fog of War for 25% Off

Posted by Gilbert Stack on August 3, 2020 at 7:00 PM Comments comments (0)

It's not too late to get my new Legionnaire novel, Fog of War, 25% off as a pre-order. The sale ends when the book releases on Thursday, August 6. Here's the blurb:

 

Despite their impressive victories in the north, Prefect Marcus and the Black Hat Legion stand alone against the full might of Diamonte and Aquamarina. With their home city under siege and the cowardly Lord Totila refusing to lead his host out from behind the walls of Centinela, it falls once again to Marcus to protect his adopted homeland by himself. His only hope is to thread the needle, maneuvering his legion across enemy-occupied Amatista to the one location that might enable him to recapture the initiative in this war. It’s a risky gamble. With multiple armies afield and none of them knowing where the others are, the fate of Amatista will depend on Marcus’ ability to navigate the Fog of War.

Ten Thousand Sales

Posted by Gilbert Stack on July 30, 2020 at 9:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Today I made my ten thousandth sale of a self-published book. It’s a milestone I dreamed about when I first ventured into self-publishing, but never really expected to reach and certainly not this quickly. So thank you to everyone who has bought one of my books and extra thanks to anyone who has gone that extra mile to review one of my stories, recommend it to a friend, or even to share one of my posts to help others discover my work. I have been blessed.

 

Series:

Legionnaire (military fantasy)

Miss Pandora Parsons (mysteries set in the old west)

Pembroke Steel

Preternatural (urban fantasy)

Winterhaven (fantasy)


 

Independent Novels and Stories:

Blood Ties

Forever After

High Above the Waters

Panic Button

Ransom

What Child Is This?

 

The Jungles of Ekángá--A Legionnaire Prequel Now Available for Pre-Order

Posted by Gilbert Stack on July 20, 2020 at 12:35 AM Comments comments (0)

My new Legionnaire novel, The Jungles of Ekángá, is now available for pre-order. Jungles is part of what may become a prequel series, telling the story of Marcus’ first command, when he is fresh out of the lycee and lacking the critical experience that will make him the man he is in the main Legionnaire series. Like the main books, the focus is on the problems of command and the difference a well-trained, highly-disciplined military unit can make, but the tone is spookier, dipping into the horror genre as Marcus comes face to face with some of the darker aspects of magic on the southern borders of the Aquilan empire.

 

Here’s the blurb:

 

25% off if pre-ordered by October 1. Long before Prefect Marcus Venandus directed the defense of the Jeweled Hills, Green Vigil Marcus led his first command into the treacherous jungles of Ekángá. As if the jungle itself wasn’t deadly enough, native warriors and shamans strike from its shadows with magic, spear and dart, while the forcibly transplanted Graeci population seethes with unrest in the supposedly civilized regions of the province. Deep in the jungle, young Marcus is about to discover how little lycee combat exercises have to do with surviving the Jungles of Ekángá.


 

The Fire Islands Passes 2500 Sales

Posted by Gilbert Stack on June 28, 2020 at 7:35 PM Comments comments (0)

This week, I sold my 2500th copy of The Fire Islands. Needless to say I am absolutely thrilled to reach this mile stone. It doesn't seem that long ago that I put the book up for pre-order in November 2017. Now the 11th book in the series is set for release in August and a prequel novel, The Jungles of Ekángá, will come out on October 1. Thank you to everyone who has tried the series, if you haven't taken a look yet, at just 99 cents, The Fire Islands is a great place to start.

 

Here's the blurb:

Lesser Tribune Marcus Venandus, Legion officer exemplar, was exiled to the disease-ridden hell hole known as the Fire Islands as punishment for the failed political machinations of his father. While the days of the powerful witchdoctor kings throwing skeletal armies against the shields of the legion have faded into history, all is not right at the edge of the world. Unrest is boiling once again as long dead darkness seeps back into the islands. With the legion more concerned with its personal rivalries than with its duty, it will fall to Marcus and his small, highly disciplined, command to put the horrors of the past back in their graves and literally save Aquila from a fate worse than death.

 

Legionnaire Books 10 and 11 Available for Pre-Order at 25% Off

Posted by Gilbert Stack on May 23, 2020 at 5:25 PM Comments comments (0)

The long feared war with Diamonte has begun! 

Despite the heroic efforts of Marcus and his legionnaries in the north, Diamonte has begun its invasion before the legion could return to defend Amatista. Now you can order the first two volumes of the war against Amatista for 25% off if you purchase them before publication date, June 4 for Calidus' Stand and August 6 for Fog of War.