This just in! My “prison attacked by vampires” novel Lights Out is now available in paperback from Deadite Press. If you’re into rugged, grimy, brutal vampires and even think they might mix well with a population of killers, psychos, and career criminals, this could be the book for you. Pick up a copy!
Burnham State Maximum Security Penitentiary holds the worst criminals humanity has to offer. Murderers, rapists, and others who have preyed upon humanity populate the prison, creating a food chain of violence and fear. Something lives beneath Burnham, however, and after years of waiting, it has been set free.
And it is hungry.
Now, those who call Burnham home must band together if they hope to survive. After years of being called monsters, they will face something much worse, and they will know how it feels to be prey.
Hello, all. Formal announcements, including release date, are forthcoming, but I have permission to reveal the cover for my next novel. For the first time, I’ll be releasing a straight-up crime novel. I’m very proud of it. More info is coming, but for now you can take a look at the cover…
Spring is here, and I’m glad to see it. For me, it means tax time is over, the cold mornings have stopped, and I get to start thinking about taking out my motorcycle for longer rides and figuring out which conventions I’ll be able to attend.
A little while back, I decided maybe I’d combine the two.
See, about three years back, I bought my first motorcycle, The Late Late Show. I’d been wanting one most of my life, but through a combination of finances and not wanting to give family members heart attacks, I waited. In the three years since, I’ve spent a fair amount of time winding through the Texas hill country. I took a weekend trip to Abilene (a tourist destination if ever there was one), but I’ve never done a looooong trip on The Late Late Show. That’s about to change, though.
See, this September, I’ll be attending KillerCon in Las Vegas. I’m choosing KillerCon as one of my stops for several reasons: it’s affordable, it’s a great excuse to go to Vegas for a weekend, and it’ll make for a great ride.
My plan is to take four days to get there and four days to get back. I’ll get to see The Very Large Array and The Petrified Forest. I’ll roll over Hoover Dam. I’ll be making nightly stops along the way, and I’ll be updating my progress here. This will be my longest trip on two wheels, and I plan to share it with you. In the meantime, I’ll share some of my preparations. It’ll be fun.
It starts with an idea. This is mine. Hope you’ll all be along for the ride.
The Pale Man, a Sam Truman Mystery is now available as an ebook for the princely sum of $2. This is a creepy, strange little novella about private investigators, a housing project set for demolition, a family heirloom, and a lot of terrible, terrible things. Check it out. I think you’ll enjoy it.
On March 1st, Abattoir Press will release my new novella The Pale Man, which I wrote as an episode of their ongoing series starring private eye Sam Truman. IMPORTANT: this is a stand-alone story. You don’t need to read the first four in order to enjoy it.
When a mysterious woman hires Sam Truman to find both her brother and a family heirloom known as The Pale Man, Sam is grateful for the money. So grateful, in fact, that he’s willing to enter The Phillips-Rogers Project, a tenement known for its hellish conditions and abundant crime, in order to find them. What he finds inside The PR, however, is something horrible and not of this world. Nightmares wait inside The Phillips-Rogers Project, and The Pale Man holds the key.
The Pale Man will be released on its own as an ebook in March, and in a paperback omnibus edition with episodes four and six later this year.
Happy Tuesday, folks. It is with great pleasure that I announce the Kindle edition of my latest novel Down is now available. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: I’m incredibly proud of this book, and it’s probably my favorite of those I’ve written. Check it out and let me know what you think. It’s a little different and a little weird, but it’s horror through and through.
I updated the bookstore. Everything I have available should be listed there now. So if you’re looking for something of mine, check there.
It was recently announced that my Battle of Thermopylae-set story “Immortals” will be in the upcoming anthology Zombies: Shambling through History, which should be available in August from Prime Books.
In other news, there have been talks of releasing both Lights Out and He Stepped Through in affordable paperback and Kindle editions this year. I also have a novella coming to Abattoir Press’ Sam Truman Mysteries and another release from Sinister Grin Press planned for later this year. No release dates yet, but I’ll let you know as soon as I know.
German genre magazine Virus has named Red Sky Novel of the Year! Thank you very much to Virus, my German publisher Festa-Verlag, and all of my readers in Germany and all of Europe. You’re all amazing.
And now…I celebrate.
That’s right, my novel about a bank heist gone wrong, an abandoned factory in the desert, and the horrible things that happen there is now available as a paperback.
Amazon currently lists the book as “temporarily out of stoc” because it was uploaded recently, but there ARE copies available.
Thanks to Deadite for releasing Red Sky in an affordable version, and thanks to Alan Clark for a great cover! Stay tuned for further Deadite releases!
December is here, and the Christmas shopping season is upon us. That means it’s high time I told you what I have available, what’s coming out soon, and where to get it.
Down is currently available as a trade paperback. I’m told the ebook is on its way, but I don’t know if it will be out in time for Christmas. This novel, about a rock band that crashes in a forest full of surprises both terrifying and a little surreal, was recently given a glowing review by Black Static. It’s a little different than my other books, and I’m very, very proud of it.
Scavengers, the prose adaptation of my zombie graphic novel A Trip to Rundberg, is currently available as a paperback and for kindle. The kindle edition is currently available for one dollar.
Just Like Hell, by far the most hardcore of my books, is available as a paperback and for both kindle and nook. It contains four bonus short stories.
Red Sky, a novel about a bank heist gone wrong, an abandoned factory, and the strange mutated things that live there, should be available in paperback from Deadite Press before Christmas. If you can’t wait, the ebook is avilable now.
He Stepped Through, which I’ve described as the Lovecraftion episode of The Shield, can be found used on Amazon. It’s quick, but it’s a damn good read.
Hey there, folks. I wanted to drop in and catch you up on all things Nate. Or both things Nate. We’ll have to start writing and see how many things there are. Might be a few, might be a lot.
So this past weekend was Thanksgiving, and it was a good time. Got together with my ex on Wednesday to watch Sons of Anarchy and drink bourbon. I am thankful for a lot of things this year, but one of the biggest things is tht I’ve managed to stay friends with Shawna. It means a lot to me, and the fact that it weirds out everybody we know is a fun little cherry on top.
I spent my Thanksgiving dinner with Wrath James White and his family. The dinner was amazing, though incredibly filling. I’m still working on my leftovers, which includes 99% of a pumpkin pie I took because I didn’t know the White family had already baked four pies.
Friday was spent with my family, wondering why my brother likes to bring up personal things in front of children. I made a mental note to finally stop telling him personal things. I broke that promise two days later. Took the pie with me, and no one touched it. Who wants a pie? Er…most of a pie.
Sunday night, I made my second appearance at the Cap City Comedy open mic night. It went amazingly, much better than the first time. I still don’t know how far I want to go with this comedy thing (or how far I can go with what talent I have), but right now it’s very fun, and I’m looking forward to doing it again as soon as possible.
I have a few more things to announce in the coming weeks/months, but I want to make sure I have all my ducks in a row, first.
And now…bring on the holidays!