The Prolific Reader — An instaFreebie Repository

The Prolific Reader

The Prolific Reader is now live!

instaFreebie books via The Prolific Reader

What’s The Prolific Reader all about?

As the title of this post suggests, The Prolific Reader is a repository of free books that are available to download via instaFreebie.

The difference between The Prolific Reader and other instaFreebie promotions is that all books listed here are permanent or semi-permanent (minimum three months) and are available to download from instaFreebie for as long as they are listed on the page. If a book has a ‘download expiry date’ on instaFreebie, it will be displayed in the listing. (Most instaFreebie promotions are for books that only have a short window of opportunity to download them. Blink and you’ve missed your chance!)

Over the past month I have been working with over 72 authors to bring together 88 books in the following genres:

  • Fantasy (urban / dark / paranormal)
  • Paranormal Romance
  • Science Fiction
  • Horror
  • Children’s Fiction
  • UPDATE December 17, 2016
    The Prolific Reader now includes all genres except erotica. Check back often to see what new genres have been added, and of course the new books!

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    An Interview with Author Christina Ochs

    Rise of the Storm by Christina Ochs

    Rise of the Storm by Christina Ochs
    Joining me on the couch today is author Christina Ochs, whose love of history has been cleverly woven into her historical and military fantasy books. Thank you, Christina, for taking the time to chat to me. Please sit down, get comfortable and let’s begin.
    About Christina Ochs
    Until recently, Christina Ochs lived in a semi truck, traveling all over the United States. Right now she’s temporarily settled down in Eugene, Oregon with her husband and two cats. She is the author of The Desolate Empire Series and the upcoming War of the Four Gods Trilogy.

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    An Interview with Author Martha Carr

    The Leira Chronicles by Martha Carr

    The Leira Chronicles by Martha Carr
    Martha Carr, the author I’m interviewing today, didn’t want to reveal much about herself, and that’s okay… she has enough books published for us to talk about for hours! Thank you, Martha, for taking the time to chat to me. Please sit down, get comfortable and let’s begin.
    About Martha Carr
    Martha Carr is the author of 13 books, including the The Leira Chronicles, an urban fantasy series part of the Oriceran Universe and the Wallis Jones series, a six part thriller series that starts with The List Conspiracy.

    Martha has written a weekly, nationally-syndicated column on world affairs and life that has run on such political hotspots as The Moderate Voice.com and Politicus.com. Her work has run regularly in such venerable publications as The Washington Post, The New York Times, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The Chicago Tribune and Newsweek.

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    An Interview with Author Rebecca Brooks

    Make Me Yours Rebecca Brooks

    Make Me Yours Rebecca Brooks
    Joining me on the couch today is the author of the Men of Gold Mountain series, Rebecca Brooks. Thank you, Rebecca, for taking the time to chat to me. Please sit down, get comfortable and let’s begin.
    About Rebecca Brooks
    Rebecca Brooks lives in New York City in an apartment filled with books. She received a PhD in English but decided it was more fun to write books than write about them. She has backpacked alone through India and Brazil, traveled by cargo boat down the Amazon River, climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro, explored ice caves in Peru, trekked to the source of the Ganges, and sunbathed in Burma, but she always likes coming home to a cold beer and her hot husband in the Bronx.

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    An Interview with Author Paula Marais

    Under the Surface Paula Marais

    Under the Surface Paula Marais
    I enticed Paula Marais, author of various romance, mystery, thriller and non-fiction books, to join me on the couch today by offering her Tanzania Peaberry coffee! Thank you, Paula, for taking the time to chat to me. Please sit down, get comfortable and let’s begin.
    About Paula Marais
    Paula Marais is the author of several books including her recent novel Shadow Self, which was longlisted for the Etisalat Prize. She has a Master’s in Creative Writing from the University of Cape Town and is an alumnus of Bread Loaf in Vermont, the oldest and most illustrious writing conference in the US. Paula lives in Cape Town and is addicted to travel, quality coffee and beautiful views.

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    An Interview with Author Suzanne Jenkins

    Perfect for Him by Suzanne Jenkins

    Perfect for Him by Suzanne Jenkins
    Today I had the opportunity to speak with multi-genre author Suzanne Jenkins, whom I’m lured away from her cozy home with a suggested trip to Costco. Thank you, Suzanne, for taking the time to chat to me. Please sit down, get comfortable and let’s begin.
    About Suzanne Jenkins
    Suzanne Jenkins writes contemporary fiction from an isolated location in the north San Diego county mountains, rarely coming down unless it’s for a trip to Costco. A member of the Romance Writers of America, she also writes page turning Science Fiction, Mystery, and Crime Fiction. A former operating room nurse, she loves writing medical scenes, and researching to get details right.

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    An Interview with Author Lydia Sherrer

    Hocus Pocus Book One by Lydia Sherrer

    Hocus Pocus Book One by Lydia Sherrer
    Today I’m talking to fantasy author Lydia Sherrer, who loves tea, the Kentucky countryside and playing her ocarina. Thank you, Lydia, for taking the time to chat to me. Please sit down, get comfortable and let’s begin.
    About Lydia Sherrer
    Author of the Love, Lies, and Hocus Pocus magical adventure series, Lydia Sherrer is a fantasy author whose goal is to leave this world a better place than when she found it. With an urban fantasy series, multiple short stories and a novella under her belt, Lydia has been writing for over a decade and enjoys nothing more than a good book, a cup of tea, and a comfy chair in the sunshine. When not writing she loves to play her ocarina (think Zelda), and also enjoys traditional archery, cosplay, larping, and art.

    Growing up in rural Kentucky, she was thoroughly corrupted by a deep love for its rolling countryside, despite the mosquitoes and hay fever. She was instilled with a craving for literature early on, and her parents had to wrestle books away from her at the dinner table. Though she graduated with a dual BA in Chinese and Arabic, having traveled the world she came home and decided to stay there. She currently resides in Louisville, KY with her loving and supportive husband, and their very vocal cat.

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    An Interview with Author Colby R. Rice

    The Given by Colby R. Rice

    The Given by Colby R. Rice
    Today I’m interviewing author Colby R. Rice, who describes herself as a shameless nerd and bookworm. Thank you, Colby, for taking the time to chat to me. Please sit down, get comfortable and let’s begin.
    About Colby R. Rice
    Dystopian, Sci-fi Thriller, Urban Fantasy, and Crime Noir(e) Novelist. Screenwriter. Film Director. Game Writer & Narrative Designer. Globetrotter. Fable Hunter. Action Junkie. Rebel Ragdoll.

    A shameless nerd and bookworm since the age of five, Colby R. Rice is the author of The Given and The Taken, the first two novels in The Books of Ezekiel, a dystopian sci-fi and urban fantasy decalogy.

    She was an Air Force BRAT born in Bitburg Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany and came to the States at the age of one. Colby bounced around a lot but finally settled in Tucson, where she could at last deal with her addictions to writing, legends & mythology, filmmaking, creative entrepreneurship, motorcycles, and traveling.

    Now, armed with a mound of animal crackers and gallons of Coca-Cola, Colby takes on the fiction writing trinity (novel writing, screenwriting, and game writing) in a fight to the death!

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    An Interview with Author Chris Shuler

    The Watchers Rising by Chris Shuler

    The Watchers Rising by Chris Shuler
    On this gorgeous summer day in South Carolina, author Chris Shuler has kindly agreed to join me on couch in wintry Melbourne to talk about his young adult paranormal book, The Watchers Rising. Thank you, Chris, for taking the time to chat to me. Please sit down, get comfortable and let’s begin.
    About Chris Shuler
    Chris Shuler was born on October 19, 1971, in Columbia, South Carolina. He has two children: a boy and girl. When he is not spending time with them he loves to read and write. He still resides in Columbia, South Carolina. His first book, The Watchers Rising, was published in November of 2016.

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    An Interview with Author Jamie Davis

    Extreme Medical Services by Jamie Davis

    Extreme Medical Services by Jamie Davis
    Joining me today is well known podcaster and author, Jamie Davis, who takes being a paramedic to a whole new level in his urban fantasy ‘Extreme Medical Services’ series. Thank you, Jamie, for taking the time to chat to me. Please sit down, get comfortable and let’s begin.
    About Jamie Davis
    Jamie Davis, RN, NRP, B.A., A.S., host of the Nursing Show (NursingShow.com) is a nationally recognized medical educator who began educating new emergency responders as a training officer for his local EMS program. As a media producer, he has been recognized for the MedicCast Podcast (MedicCast.com), a weekly program for emergency medical providers like EMTs and paramedics, and the Nursing Show, a similar program for nurses and nursing students. His programs and resources have been downloaded over 6 million times by listeners and viewers.

    Jamie lives in a home in the woods in Maryland with his wife, three children, and dog.

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    An Interview with Author Laura Greenwood

    Creatures by Laura Greenwood

    Creatures by Laura Greenwood
    Joining me on the couch today is author Laura Greenwood, who likes to write (that’s a given), cook and bake. Thank you, Laura, for taking the time to chat to me. Please sit down, get comfortable and let’s begin.
    About Laura Greenwood
    Laura is a speculative fiction & romance author, often mixed together! Whether it’s shifters, princesses or theatre lovers, the stories she writes are the ones that get stuck in her head!

    When she’s not writing, she likes to cook and bake, as well as read a wide variety of genres. She’s also a Brownie Guide (or Girl Scout if you’re in the US) leader.

    Her main series, the Paranormal Council, is a paranormal romance series featuring shifters, necromancers, witches and more.

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