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“For the Children’s Sake” by N.M. Cedeño Named Award Finalist by East Texas Writers Guild

Lucky Bat Books is thrilled to congratulate one of its authors, N.M. Cedeño, for receiving recognition from the East Texas Writers Guild in its awards for Published Books. Cedeño’s second novel, For the Children’s Sake, was named a Finalist in the Mystery/Thriller category. According to Roger Middleton, president of the East Texas Writers Guild, “We received …

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Shane Borrowman, Lucky Bat Books Managing Editor

Welcome, Shane Borrowman

This week we are welcoming Shane Borrowman, editor, writer, and educator, to our stellar team of Lucky Bat Books managing editors. You’ll find Shane doing both developmental editing and copy-editing for a wide range of books, from one of his non-fiction loves−creative nonfiction−to suspense, genre, and literary novels, in short formats and full novel length. …

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The Blackguard by Ben Garrido, cover by Condeixa

Ben Garrido

Author of The Blackguard The first of Ben Garrido’s three novels about broken identity, The Blackguard follows young engineer Marcus Hunyadi as he tries to separate Nevada’s ancient and isolated town of Enclave from its immense natural resources, protect a child of tainted blood, and attain the power he craves. A fast, minimalist novel filled …

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TV in the Head by Kevin Mohs

Kevin Tao Mohs

The Devil’s Bite, by Kevin Tao Mohs, tells the story of Josh Thomas, whose life goes downhill fast. In a matter of days, everything goes wrong. His mother dies, he loses his job and his plane crashes. Just when he thought it couldn’t get worse, he’s pursued by monstrous reptiles and bitten by a deranged stranger.

CC Geddes

Control — 13 Shorts. Control contains thirteen short, eerie tales of the darker side of humanity from an author Kristine Kathryn Rusch calls “an amazing writer.” Though her settings are often familiar, Geddes looks at the world through her own warped lens. Be it a fortune cookie or a staple remover, witches or wolves, everything becomes …

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Between a Smile And a Tear

by Robert Bucchianeri . . . A blackmailing stripper. A self-help preaching hit man. A gangster with a penchant for leeches. The streets of San Francisco have never been so twisty as Jack Waters struggles with powerful and mysterious forces trying to destroy his family, his sanity, his life. Robert Bucchianeri Robert Bucchianeri is the …

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Acapella Blues

by Robert Bucchianeri . . . Sam Ravello, a singer-songwriter living on Cape Cod, tries to help a young Romanian woman and her little boy and becomes entangled in a sinister plot involving corruption, blackmail, and a violent criminal underworld. The mystery Sam solves is sadder than any song he’s ever written, a dirge about …

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