Podioracket Ep 80 H.E. Roulo-Plague Master-Sanctuary Dome

April 17th, 2015 by Podioracket

Podioracket Episode 80 with our own co-founder H.E. Roulo.

In this interview, hear about H.E. Roulo’s new book Plague Master:  Sanctuary Dome from conception to print and eBook release.

We include the promo for the full-cast audio drama The Omega Road Chronicles, produced by Necropolis Studio Productions. Episode 3 is “A Killer with Eyes of Ice,” written by H.E. Roulo. This project started it all and has just been released free for your listening pleasure. Enjoy a taste of the worlds in which the Plague Master series is set.

While not mentioned in the show, we do have a open submission call to announce as well. So make sure you scroll down for the links.

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Plague Master:  Sanctuary Dome
by H.E. Roulo

Book Blurb: On a downtrodden planet, Trevor has the unenviable job of zombie bait. He saves his dream girl, but she is infected. He escapes to the domed utopia where the infected are quarantined until they change. The dome breaks and a planet’s worth of zombies invade.
And his girl could change any minute now.
“A perfect mix of classic sci-fi and zombie horror. Once you start, you are hooked!”
-Jake Bible, author of LITTLE DEAD MAN and INTENTIONAL HAUNTING

Twitter: @hroulo
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/hroulo
Website: http://heroulo.com/
Author Central:  H.E. Roulo

Where can you get the first book of the series? Amazon! Plague Master: Sanctuary Dome (Plague Masters Book 1)

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The Omega Road Chronicles by Necropolis Studios Productions

The audio drama that started it all is now available to listen to for free. Here is more info about how you can get a taste of the Plague Master universe.  “The Killer with Eyes of Ice” originated a short story and a novel series. Listen now on iTunes!
Do you love Horror and Sci-fi? Do you love the old audio dramas? Then you will want to know more about The Omega Road Chronicles by Necropolis Studios Productions. You can also listen to H.E. Roulo’s episode, “The Killer with Eyes of Ice,” at their site.

 

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Want more of her work? H.E. Roulo also has a Podiobook that you can listen to for free! Listen at your leisure to Fractured Horizon. Subscribe on Podiobooks.com.

Book Blurb: Katherine Downs sets off to find her mysterious father—and awakens hundreds of years later into a world guided by visionary Royals. But Kay inadvertently blinds their power.

Hunted, she joins the rebel Adams, bioengineered warriors who rely on banned technology for a precarious foothold on the fading world. Will they destroy Kay for being only human, or will revelations about her own unnatural origins cause Kay to help them in their ongoing war?

Greeted by a high-tech horde, courted by visionary royalty, and always steps away from her goals, Kay must master her own abilities before humanity is destroyed on Earth and the colonies in space.

Envision a world ready to collapse– and then watch it tip over the edge.

ousSUBMISSION CALL: ONCE UPON A SCREAM

“Happily ever after” is for children. This book prefers to evoke the grim warnings of our oldest fables. We are seeking frightening fairytales, fables, and folklore. We want to feature your own new tales or new takes on old classics. Stories of seelie and unseelie alike. Are the things that go bump in the night there to help or harm us?

Submitted stories should deal with fairies or fairy tale settings, and must also be considered horror, evoking a classic fear and dread reminiscent of the fables of old. If you are submitting a new take on a classic fairy tale, the original story and characters must be in the public domain. The setting can be our world in the past, present, or future, or a fictional setting, or the exploration of both. Stories must be Gothic, Horror, Steampunk, Gaslamp Fantasy, Dark Fantasy, Horror Romance, or have a horror element of some kind.

Are you a horror author? Here is an open submission call for an anthology that you can submit your work to. Go to horroraddicts.net for all the details.

 

 


New release! Appaloosa Summer by Tudor Robins

April 6th, 2015 by Evo

Please welcome  Tudor Robins to the site! She’s adding to our Romance selection, with her YA book, Appaloosa Summer:

Sixteen-year-old Meg Traherne has never known loss. Until the beautiful, talented horse she trained herself, drops dead underneath her in the show ring.

Jared Strickland has been living with loss ever since his father died in a tragic farming accident.

Meg escapes from her grief by changing everything about her life; moving away from home to spend her summer living on an island in the St. Lawrence River, scrubbing toilets and waiting on guests at a B

Once there, she meets Jared; doing his best to keep anything else in his life from changing.

When Jared offers Meg a scruffy appaloosa mare out of a friend’s back field, it’s the beginning of a journey that will change both of them by summer’s end.


New release! White Nights by W.P. Norman

April 6th, 2015 by Evo

White Nights is the first book in a trilogy by W.P. Norman, and it’s only five episodes long. Enjoy!

Blood, sex, or family. Which is stronger? Aging founder Bill Lear finds out when he divides his tech company between two ungrateful sons.


New release! Firmware: Keylogger by Colbytrax

March 29th, 2015 by Evo

Book 3 is out from Colbytrax! Check out the continuing story in Firmware: Keylogger:

Isaac Sarason is a skilled hacker formerly employed by British Telecom-Sprint.

With his health failing, Isaac did the only thing he could think of: He ran.

He found a haven in a working class district of the City known as Little Russia.

There Isaac took on a new name: Ishmael.

Wounded, alone, and far from help, Isaac depended of the kindness of strangers.

One stranger, a burqa wearing doctor known as Fatima, took pity on Isaac and helped him make his way to the mysterious Star-X line and the slim promise that it could save him.

What do you do when those who saved you have recorded everything you are? What do you do when your every action is tracked by the Keylogger?

First Serialized by Colbyjack.net.


New release! This Burning World by Jeff Lane

March 23rd, 2015 by Evo

Jeff lane returns with his second The Champion Saga. If you like your thrillers with a dash of scifi, check out This Burning World:

Picking up where This Paper World left off, Jim Hunt is at home with friends and family for summer break… but only briefly. He has committed to attend intense training to hone his new abilities at a Champion training camp in northern Maine. Upon arriving at the camp, Jim is introduced to his new teacher, Clyde, a crusty curmudgeon of a man who is determined to keep Jim on his toes. Sharing the camp is a talented young teen, Gabby, who hasn’t “flipped her switch” yet, but has the potential to become a powerful Champion.

While at the camp, a powerful enemy who has crossed Jim’s path before strikes a devastating blow. Jim sets off on a solo journey of vengeance to bring retribution down on this evil being. Will Jim find the justice he seeks or will he lose his life and his soul in the pursuit?


NPR is working on ways to help people discover podcasts

March 19th, 2015 by Lucie Le Blanc

This would be an amazing way to show your love for your favorite Podiobooks.com authors’ hard work. At no cost to you! Please take a couple minutes to fill out this form.

What’s your favorite podcast episode?


New release! Eddie K — Season One by David Collins-Rivera

March 7th, 2015 by Evo

Here’s a little humorous audiodrama to liven up your early March. Please enjoy the first season of Eddie K by David Collins-Rivera:

Portly, middle-aged, modern day lounge singer, Eddie Kosnofski, is on his way up!

Okay, not really. But he WANTS to be, which is all he needs to keep on swinging — despite cynicism, anger issues, and questionable talent. With his best friend and agent, Salvatore Deretti, by his side (a lowlife living the high life), and a kooky collection of friends and foes in his face, Eddie hurtles through temper tantrums, bizarre accidents, and oddball humiliations. The sky’s the limit for Eddie K…but the gutter ain’t so bad either!

This show carries a strong NSFW warning, due to rough language and crude humor.


Re-released! The final version of Nocturnal by Scott Sigler

February 25th, 2015 by Evo

It’s back. Well, sort of. What you heard originally on Podiobooks.com back in 2008 is much much different than this, the current version of Nocturnal. It’s still great horror audio from the original master, Scott Sigler. But it’s had the benefit of editing. You know, that process that lets the author clean up random plot wanderings, dead-ends, and things that simply didn’t work? That’s hard to do when you’re releasing a weekly podcast episode as you’re writing the first draft.

So with that, we’re happy to announce the return of the polished and finalized version of Nocturnal by Scott Sigler, absent from Podiobooks.com for far too long. Enjoy!

Homicide detective Bryan Clauser is losing his mind. How else to explain the dreams he keeps having—dreams that mirror, with impossible accuracy, the gruesome serial murders taking place all over San Francisco? How else to explain the feelings these dreams provoke in him—not disgust, not horror, but excitement.

As Bryan and his longtime partner, Lawrence “Pookie” Chang, investigate the murders, they learn that things are even stranger than they at first seem. For the victims are all enemies of a seemingly ordinary young boy—a boy who is gripped by the same dreams that haunt Bryan. Meanwhile, a shadowy vigilante, seemingly armed with superhuman powers, is out there killing the killers. And Bryan and Pookie’s superiors—from the mayor on down—seem strangely eager to keep the detectives from discovering the truth.

Doubting his own sanity and stripped of his badge, Bryan begins to suspect that he’s stumbled into the crosshairs of a shadow war that has gripped his city for more than a century—a war waged by a race of killers living in San Francisco’s unknown, underground ruins, emerging at night to feed on those who will not be missed.

And as Bryan learns the truth about his own intimate connections to the killings, he discovers that those who matter most to him are in mortal danger…and that he may be the only man gifted—or cursed—with the power to do battle with the nocturnals.

Featuring a dazzlingly plotted mystery and a terrifying descent into a nightmarish underworld—along with some of the most incredible action scenes ever put to paper, and an explosive, gut-wrenching conclusion you won’t soon forget — Nocturnal is the most spectacular outing to date from one of the genre’s brightest stars.


The Seanachai Podcast Returns!

February 19th, 2015 by Lucie Le Blanc

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The Seanachai Podcast Returns!

Podiobooks.com author Patrick McLean is announcing the return of his eclectic and invigorating podcast, the Seanachai, in this exclusice sneak peek preview episode.

Funny, moving and always exquisitely well-produced, the award-winning Seanachai Podcast is not to be missed. If you like this American Life, but wish that Ira Glass’ voice was a bit softer on the ears, then this is the podcast for you.

To hear more of Patrick’s work, his audiobooks are available for your enjoyment on Podiobooks.com.


Big news from the world of mainstream publishing today

February 15th, 2015 by Lucie Le Blanc

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Matt Wallace shared big news for the publishing world on his blog:

“Tor.com will be publishing up to five novella-length books a month. They will all be available in print, ebook, AND audiobook form simultaneously. It’s a bold, innovative move for an arm of one of the biggest publishers on the planet, and one that got me excited about mainstream publishing again.

Today they’ve announced six titles and over a dozen authors with more to follow, including powerhouses, Hugo winners, and personal favorites like Seanan Mcguire, Mary Robinette Kowal, Paul Cornell, and Michael R. Underwood.”

Read the whole articles here:

Announcing Tor.com’s inaugural novella list

Tor.com and I would like you to know novellas are the new novel