As a reader I love freebies, and as a writer I love giving my readers freebies! Check out some of the awesome bonus content you can find from the Amaranthine Universe.
Note: Unlike other retailers, Amazon gets the final say in all prices, meaning a story or book *meant* to be free is NOT free, even though the author intended it to be. Also books that were free may become un-free without notice. Always check the price before buying. Readers can download kindle compatible files from Smashwords - where they allow the author to set their price - and manually put them on their kindles.
- A collection of thirteen short stories meant to take place during the events of Masque of the Vampire
told through the eyes of the guests themselves. Dive into their histories, share their pain, their jo,, and their hopes in the days leading up to the party's first official day.
Tales of the Executioners
- Free individual short stories from the world of Amaranthine; a universe of blood and darkness where vampires don't sparkle and night is eternal. Each is about a member of the Executioners squad; the special vampire "police" force. Members both past and present share stories of assignments, origins, and more. (Not available on Amazon)
Road to Darkness
- The companion short story for Patrick's Story: Brothers of Darkness. When seventeen year old Jenny's best friend is betrayed by her so-called boyfriend, a night out seems the perfect balm. What could be better than a concert where they're sure to meet some hot guys? But, after getting lost, there's no way they can make it on time - and no way they'll pick anyone up - until they find two boys stranded on the side of the road. Unfortunately for them, the guys aren't what they seem, and the girls get a lot less "fun" than they bargained for. (Not available on Amazon)
Tales from the Island
- A collection of six short stories that fit between the Amaranthine novels Heart of the Raven
and Children of Shadows
. Katelina finally gets her island vacation, but it's not all she expected. How can it be when her companions are immortal? What happens on a vampire vacation, stays on a vampire vacation.
Heart of the Raven Mini-Prologue Collection
- This is a collection of nine flash fiction prologues for the book Heart of the Raven
, the fifth novel in the Amaranthine vampire series. These stories are not intended to stand on their own, but as a supplement to the novel.
- Seventeen short stories from the world of Amaranthine; each about a different character. Includes: Kateesha, Michael, Jesslynn, Alexander, Claudius, Troy, Velnya, Sarah, Nirel, Kariss, Herrick, Elsa, Bethina, Benjamin, Ashton, Arowenia, and Adam.
101 Tips for Traveling with a Vampire
- Super Short. A fun short co-authored by Jonathan Harvey (Jissilly), author of Shades of Plaid
. There aren't a lot of resources for a human who's running with the "undead"; No Facebook groups, no forums, not even a decent book of tips, until now. 101 Tips for Traveling with a Vampire is just that, 101 tips for everything from boat travel to the classic American road trip. Sometimes funny, sometimes serious, these tips will prepare you for any travel that your vampire friend has in mind.
Strange Portals Anthology
- Twenty-two stories about fairies, vampires, werewolves, zombies, and everything in between by seventeen authors. Inlcudes Verchiel
by Joleene Naylor.
When the Lights Go Out Anthology
- A collection of twenty-five short stories by twenty authors. Enjoy thrills, chills, and mysteries. Meet ghosts, demons, vampires, and monsters everywhere from dark city streets to the English countryside. Scares lurk in the most unexpected places and, when the lights go out, no where is safe and no one will be spared. Includes Beldren
by Joleene Naylor.