The eBook edition of The Painted Darkness has been discounted to just 99 cents this week, so if you haven’t read the novella yet, this is a great time to snag a copy! Please consider spreading the word about this sale if you know anyone who might be interested. The discounted eBook is available through: Amazon.com • Amazon.co.uk • Barnes & Noble • iBookstore • Kobo When Henry was a child, something terrible happened in the woods behind his home, something so shocking he could only express his terror by drawing pictures of what he had witnessed. Eventually, Henry’s mind blocked out the bad memories, but he continued to draw, often at … Continue reading DISCOUNTED! The Painted Darkness eBook is Only 99 Cents Right Now!
The trade edition of Turn Down the Lights edited by Richard Chizmar is on the way to the warehouse from the printer and will begin shipping soon. Here are some of the early reviews: “I read devoured the stories in an afternoon, trying to make them last, but unable to control myself. Isn’t that what we all want? Books that compel us to just keep reading – more, more, faster! Yeah, this book has that in spades.” — SJ, Snobbery “Turn Down the Lights doesn’t just celebrate Cemetery Dance magazine; it illustrates why the magazine is still such a vital publication a quarter of a century later. Chizmar’s … Continue reading Turn Down The Lights Edited By Richard Chizmar Shipping Soon
My new short story “An Instant Eternity” will be published next month in Turn Down the Lights edited by Richard Chizmar, and I’m very pleased to show off GAK’s interior illustration for my story: Table of Contents: “Turn Down the Lights…” an introduction by Richard Chizmar “Summer Thunder” by Stephen King “Incarnadine” by Norman Partridge “The Western Dead” by Jack Ketchum “An Instant Eternity” by Brian James Freeman “In the Room” by Bentley Little “Flying Solo” by Ed Gorman “The Outhouse” by Ronald Kelly “Lookie Loo” by Steve Rasnic Tem “Dollie” by Clive Barker “The Collected Short Stories of Freddie Prothero” by … Continue reading GAK’s artwork for “An Instant Eternity”
My new short story “An Instant Eternity” will be published next month in Turn Down the Lights edited by Richard Chizmar, which features the most amazing table of contents of any book my work has appeared in. Read all about it: It was December 1988: George Bush had just defeated Michael Dukakis in the Presidential Election. Pitcher Orel Hershiser and the Los Angeles Dodgers had beaten the Oakland A’s in five games to win the World Series. People were waiting in line at movie theaters to watch Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman in Rain Man. Tom Clancy’s The Cardinal of the Kremlin and Anne Rice’s The Queen … Continue reading “An Instant Eternity” In Turn Down The Lights Edited By Richard Chizmar
Many readers asked if my 10,000 word interview with William Peter Blatty from the Cemetery Dance Publications special edition of The Exorcist/Legion would ever be available again, so I’m pleased to report it’s been republished as an eBook for just 99 cents: Fate and The Exorcist: An In-depth Interview with William Peter Blatty by Brian James Freeman When Cemetery Dance Publications managing editor Brian James Freeman sat down with William Peter Blatty for a quick interview, he already knew the New York Times bestselling author of The Exorcist, Legion, The Ninth Configuration, Elsewhere, and many other acclaimed novels was a … Continue reading Fate and The Exorcist: An In-depth Interview with William Peter Blatty
I hope you’ll check out THE SEVEN: Brian James Freeman on Kealan Patrick Burke’s blog today. If you’d like some updates on what I’m up to these days at Cemetery Dance Publications, Lonely Road Books, eBookBargainNews.com, or even with my own writing, that’s the link to click on. Or this link. (It’s really the same link.) My thanks goes out to Kealan for including me in his series! Continue reading Brian James Freeman versus Kealan Patrick Burke and THE SEVEN!
The trade paperback of The Painted Darkness is currently discounted on Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble. If you haven’t read the novella yet, this is a great time to snag a copy. Please consider spreading the word about this sale if you know anyone who might be interested. The eBook is still available through: Amazon.com • Amazon.co.uk • Barnes & Noble • iBookstore • Kobo • CemeteryDance.com The audiobook can be downloaded on Amazon.com • Audible.com • iTunes Continue reading The Painted Darkness Trade Paperback Discounted Right Now
To give a fresh boost to The Painted Darkness in 2013, I’m discounting the eBook edition to just 99 cents this week and doing a little advertising on some of the more popular eBook newsletters. For those of you who are interested in marketing and promoting eBooks, I’ll write up a report next week on how this worked out. If you haven’t read the novella yet, this is a great time to snag a copy. Please consider spreading the word about this sale if you know anyone who might be interested. The discounted eBook is available through: Amazon.com • Amazon.co.uk • Barnes & Noble • iBookstore • Kobo • CemeteryDance.com When Henry … Continue reading The Painted Darkness eBook is Only 99 Cents This Week!
Josef Hernandez, Minneapolis Books Examiner, posted a new review for The Painted Darkness over the weekend. Here is just a little sample of the glowing review: Brian James Freeman (who has previously published without his middle name) handles the story with a deftness that shows his talent. The reader is transported from the past to the present seamlessly as Freeman steers the story toward an understanding of the monsters that lurk in our world. Everyone is afraid of monsters and the things that go bump in our nightmares, but Freeman realizes that the reality is that real evil is much more horrific than … Continue reading Another positive review for The Painted Darkness
The first review for the The Painted Darkness unabridged audiobook has arrived and it’s from one of the biggest horror websites around: FEARnet.com. Here is just a little sample of the glowing review: Brian James Freeman’s fascinating novella, The Painted Darkness, is one of those rare gems you sometimes find in fiction that manage to effortlessly capture the strangeness of being young… The Painted Darkness concerns itself with classic themes: letting go of childhood, the power with which we wield creativity, and the tricky nature of monsters. The novella is structured so that we simultaneously experience young Henry’s childhood snow-day adventure in the woods and … Continue reading FEARnet Reviews The Painted Darkness Audiobook