RAFFLE: Win Signed Copies of “Evolution: Vols. 1+2”

2 Great Books Autographed by the Chief Editor and Contributing Author, Lane Diamond

We’re raffling off signed copies of both of our Short Story Contest anthologies: Evolution: Vol. 1 and Evolution: Vol. 2.

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These anthologies resulted from our first two short story contests. From hundreds of entries, we chose 7 for each book that we thought were, in a word, fantastic! We added to each anthology 3 stories from the Evolved Publishing stable of authors. The result: each book features 10 great short stories by 10 talented authors. The stories cross over genres and styles, and there’s sure to be something here that appeals to everyone. We love all 20 stories, of course, and we know you’ll find several to love, as well.

THE PRIZE

GRAND PRIZES (2): Signed Paperbacks of both Evolution: Vol. 1 and Evolution: Vol. 2.

So 2 lucky folks will win! And it’s easy: just click on the raffle options below that suit you. Maximize your odds of winning by selecting as many of them as you’re comfortable with, and remember: you can come back every day and select the Tweet option.

GOOD LUCK! And by the way, Evolution: Vol. 2 is JUST $$0.99 as an eBook all this month.

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“Noah Zarc: Mammoth Trouble” Is Perfect for Your Pre-Teens

Yes, if your kids love the Percy Jackson adventure The Lightning Thief, they’re sure to love the adventure Noah Zarc: Mammoth Trouble.

Noah is a space ship pilot, a voyager to distant worlds, a time traveler, and at twelve years old, quite possibly the last, best hope for Earth.

There’s a reason this book by D. Robert Pease has won multiple awards:

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Critics love it:

“Pease’s strength as a storyteller lies in his ability to connect multiple time periods imaginatively, as well as Noah’s excited, fast-paced narration.” – Publishers Weekly

“The storyline is of course inspired by that of the famed biblical flood, but the inspiration stops there. This is not a religious novel, and the references are relegated to the name of the protagonists (and his father), and their mission of collecting examples of every living creature on earth, two at a time. Noah Zarc: Mammoth Trouble is a great start to what I can see becoming a landmark young science fiction series. I was entertained during my adventures through time, brought home to a satisfyingly realistic conclusion, and even learned a thing or two about the craft of writing along the way. I am rating Noah Zarc: Mammoth Trouble 24/25. It is absolutely worth a read, and if you happen to have a young reader on your Christmas list that is interested in Science Fiction, I highly recommend that you introduce them to the Zarc family.” – Christopher Godsoe

Your kids will love it, too.

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Noah lives for piloting spaceships through time, dodging killer robots and saving Earth’s animals from extinction. Life couldn’t be better. But the twelve-year-old time traveler learns it could be a whole lot worse. His mom is kidnapped and taken to Mars; his dad is stranded in the Ice Age; and Noah is attacked at every turn by a foe bent on destroying Earth… for the second time.

AVAILABLE AT THESE FINE RETAILERS:
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Get your 6″ x 9″ softcover personally autographed by author D. Robert Pease HERE.

NZ_Cataclysm_300dpi_200x300When you’re done with this great book, be sure to check out Noah’s continuing adventures in Noah Zarc: Cataclysm.

And watch for the final leg of Noah’s journey with Noah Zarc: Declaration, coming December 2, 2013.

“Evolution: Vol. 2 (A Short Story Collection)” – Save $4 on eBook in October

We’ve run a couple of short story contests here at Evolved Publishing. Out of each, we created an anthology featuring the best of the stories submitted, per our judges, and 3 stories from our own stable of EP authors. The end result? A truly entertaining volume that features 10 stories by 10 talented authors.

With Evolution: Vol. 2 (A Short Story Collection), you’ll enjoy stories across multiple genres, and written in varying styles, such that there’s sure to be something for everyone. We love all 10 stories, of course, and we’re confident you’ll love at least several of them, too.

Available Here:

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The Stories:

Sixteen Down by Brian Panowich (Grand Prize Winner)
The Million Dollar Club by David Ballard
Tunnel Vision by Lane Diamond
The Drying by Voss Foster
The Living by Ranee Dillon
Wall Knock by Conda V. Douglas
Ursus Americanus by John Anthony Allen
beneath the Skin by Ioana Visan
En Plein Air by Erin Ryan
Behind Family Lines by Stevie Mikayne

Win Cool Prizes from Evolved Publishing!

WIN THE 3 ITEMS PICTURED BELOW!

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Over on the EP Street Team (on Facebook), we’re having a pretty cool giveaway featuring 3 items with the EP Logo: 1 Tote Bag, 1 Hat, and 1 Flashlight Keychain.

One lucky winner will receive ALL 3 ITEMS!

Just pop over to our Facebook Street Team at this link:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/EP.StreetTeam/

If you’re not yet a member, simply ask to join, and we’ll respond quickly.

Then go to this post:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/EP.StreetTeam/permalink/439777382800433/

The directions are clear and simple. Good luck!

Contest ends Saturday, September 28, 2013.

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Disclaimer: Facebook in no way endorses or participates in this contest.

“Hannah’s Voice” is Compelling, Provocative, and On Sale!

LaneDiamond102_760xThis post brought to you by Lane Diamond, Managing Publisher/Editor.

Hannah’s Voice by Robb Grindstaff has people talking.

It’s no wonder Mr. Grindstaff’s book has garnered an average rating at Amazon of 4.9 Stars (30 5-star, 4 4-star, and nothing lower). Simply put, Hannah’s Voice is one of those stories, featuring an extraordinary character in Hannah Cross, that will likely remain with you long after you’ve finished it. Indeed, like me, you may be itching to read it again not long after completing it the first time.

When Robb first submitted his manuscript to us, I was buried under so much work that I was a bit burned out, and the submissions were a big part of what were wearing me down. I’d recently rejected about 49 out of 50 submissions, and I was becoming disheartened. I waded into Hannah’s Voice frustrated and jaded, thinking, ‘Let’s see how long it takes me to reject this one.’ Imagine my delight as I read page after page without even realizing that I was already 25 pages in before thinking, ‘Holy cats, this is fantastic!’

And I’d barely scratched the surface, for Hannah’s Voice did what every great book does: it started out strong, and got better with each page… right up to the end. When I finished it, my first thought when seeking to describe it was, ‘You know what? This reminds me quite a bit of A Prayer for Owen Meany.’ That great book by John Irving has long been one of my favorites, and Hannah’s Voice stands right alongside it. The stories share certain thematic qualities, and they both feature characters that are uniquely intriguing (and of course, solid writing).

Having not yet lost my mind, I moved quickly to bring Robb onto the Evolved Publishing team, and to get Hannah’s Voice into our catalog. And I’m so happy to share with readers this great book, about which I am (obviously) unabashedly enthusiastic. I simply can’t recommend it strongly enough. You will love it; of that, I have no doubt.

Hannah’s Voice is on sale for 5 days only!

You can pick up your eBook copy of this amazing story for just $0.99 (SAVE $3.00), but only through Friday, August 30th. If ever you were going to try a new author, this is the time.

Sale price available only at Amazon and at Barnes and Noble.