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 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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    An Interview with Author A.L. Knorr

    Born of Water by A.L. Knorr

    Born of Water by A.L. Knorr
    Joining me today is A.L. Knorr, who has studied dance, worked in marketing, and is now writing young adult fantasy books. Thank you, A.L., for taking the time to chat to me. Please sit down, get comfortable and let’s begin.
    About A.L. Knorr
    A.L. is a Canadian who spends summers in the beautiful Rockies and winters wherever it isn’t absolutely freezing – usually Italy. Her love of stories sparked after her mom taught her to read at the age of three, and writing for a living was a dream she harboured all her life. She studied dance but ended up working in marketing for many years and learning how to make a business go. When Amazon changed publishing forever and made it easier for indies to make a living with their craft is when Abby knew it was time to do it on her own. There has been no looking back.

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    An Interview with Author Belle McInnes

    A Love Divided by Belle McInnes

    A Love Divided by Belle McInnes
    Today I’m looking forward to talking to author Belle McInnes about Scotland, historical romances and her new book, A Love Divided. Thank you, Belle, for taking the time to chat to me. Please sit down, get comfortable and let’s begin.
    About Belle McInnes
    A native Scot who lives in the hinterland between Edinburgh and the Borders, Belle loves to write about Scotland and its history.

    In addition to writing historical romance, she rides dressage, teaches skiing – and pens prize-winning Sci-Fi, Urban Fantasy and Contemporary Romance as Roz Marshall.

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    An Interview with Author JA Andrews

    A Threat of Shadows by JA Andrews

    A Threat of Shadows by JA Andrews
    Joining me today is JA Andrews, who writes epic fantasy novels … but wait, there’s more to her than meets the eye! (Settle down people, JA will reveal all shortly.) Thank you, JA, for taking the time to chat to me. Please sit down, get comfortable and let’s begin.
    About JA Andrews
    JA Andrews is a writer, wife, mother, and unemployed rocket scientist. She doesn’t regret the rocket science degree, but finds it generally inapplicable in daily life. Except for the rare occurrence of her being able to definitively state, “That’s not rocket science.” She does, however, love the stars.

    She began writing stories and creating coloring books because these sorts of things need an outlet. And now good markers are a deductible business expense.

    She spends an inordinate amount of time at home, with her family, who she adores, and lives deep in the Rocky Mountains of Montana, where she can see more stars than she ever imagined.

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    An Interview with Author Elen Ghulam

    Spoonful Chronicles by Elen Ghulam

    Spoonful Chronicles by Elen Ghulam
    Joining me on the couch today is author Elen Ghulam, who has managed to combine two of my favourite things — food and fiction — into a book. Thank you, Elen, for taking the time to chat to me. Please sit down, get comfortable and let’s begin.
    About Elen Ghulam
    Elen Ghulam is an Iraqi-Canadian living in Vancouver B.C. She worked as a computer programmer for 18 years before turning to writing fiction. Telling stories to silicon chips proved to be easy, and so she graduated to amusing humans. She is a passionate blogger at www.ihath.com.

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    An Interview with Author Rosetta Bloom

    Beauty and Her Beastly Love by Rosetta Bloom

    Beauty and Her Beastly Love by Rosetta Bloom
    Today I’m interviewing author Rosetta Bloom, who loves a good fairy tale, some heart-warming and sometimes steamy romance, and combines these elements into stories that grown-ups can devour. Thank you, Rosetta, for taking the time to chat to me. Please sit down, get comfortable and let’s begin.
    About Rosetta Bloom
    Rosetta Bloom loves a good love story. She also likes a steamy tale with two characters who find solace in each other’s arms. So, she writes romance and erotic romances, and all of them end happily, because Rosetta hates sad endings. If you want a story that has a few surprises, and lots of heart, then she’s writing the story for you.

    Rosetta Bloom’s primary novels and novellas are sexy retellings of classic fairy tales. They include The Princess, the Pea and the Night of Passion; Beauty and Her Beastly Love; Cinders and Ash: A Cinderella Story; Dream Trysts: A Sleeping Beauty Story; Finding Bliss: A Dream Trysts Story and Ravishing Rapunzel. Rosetta loves adding new life to these classic tales and hopes you enjoy the tweaked versions, too. Rosetta also has a series of really short erotic love stories called the Romance: Trysts series. You can read the first one, Dr. Carter & Mrs. Sinn, FREE. There are four in the series, and if you like the first, you can grab the rest individually or pick up the boxed set, Romance: Trysts Volumes 1-4.

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    An Interview with Author Dr. Sharon A. Mitchell

    Autism Goes to School – Book One of the School Daze Series book cover Dr. Sharon A. Mitchell

    Autism Goes to School – Book One of the School Daze Series book cover Dr. Sharon A. Mitchell
    Joining me today is Dr. Sharon A. Mitchell, who seeks to entertain, as well as inform, with her stories on autism. A little research on my part and I found that a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, in the USA) identified 1 in 68 children as having autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Someone in your family may be autistic, or a family member of a friend. If not, chances are you’ll meet someone with autism at some point in your life. I’m sure we’ll learn even more during the interview. Thank you, Dr. Mitchell, for taking the time to chat to me. Please sit down, get comfortable and let’s begin.
    About Dr. Sharon A. Mitchell
    Dr. Sharon A. Mitchell has worked as teacher, counselor, psychologist and consultant for several decades. Her Masters and PhD. degrees focused on autism spectrum disorders and helping kids to reach as high a level of independence as possible.

    The first book in the series, “Autism Goes to School” is an award-winning Amazon bestseller. Yes, life with autism has its struggles, but there are strengths as well and the fun parts that any family experiences. The book is full of the challenges inherent in autism plus strategies that make life easier for all concerned. It’s a story about a single dad doing the best he can. One in sixty-eight American children has an autism spectrum disorder and one in every forty-two boys. Every teacher will have a child with autism in their classroom. Every coach will meet a child with autism. If autism has not touched your family, it will affect your friends or neighbors.

    Autism Goes to School has been followed by these books; Autism Runs Away, Autism Belongs, Autism Talks and Talks, Autism Grows Up, and, coming in 2017 is The Autism Goes to School Workbook and the Prequel to Autism Goes to School. Join the kids and staff of Madson School as they learn and grow and welcome others with special needs into their midst.

    When not writing, Sharon works as an autism consultant, teaches university classes and works on their grain farm in western Canada.

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    Angel’s Body Competition — did you think I’d forget?

    This was a competition only my angel followers (subscribers of one of my newsletters) knew about. It was for my loyal supporters, who were automatically entered into draw. The competition celebrated the release of the fourth book in the Angel Series — Angel’s Body — on February 14. My warped …

    1K Book Challenge Final Results

    1K Book Challenge: Update One or Final Results

    1K Book Challenge: Update One or Final Results
    1K Book Challenge: The final results are in for everyone to have a squiz at
    What a hectic 12 months this has been. The last quarter of 2016 saw me full of nail-chewing nerves (though I didn’t actually chew my nails — I comfort ate instead). It was going to be reasonably close, with a final surge in sales.

    For those of you who have no idea what I’m talking about, the 1K Book Challenge involved me declaring that I would get a tattoo if any one of my books reached 1000 sales between April and the end of December last year.

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    An Interview with Author Ulff Lehmann

    Shattered Dreams by Ulff Lehmann

    Shattered Dreams by Ulff Lehmann
    Joining me today is author, Ulff Lehmann, who has a lot to say about writing, and his epic fantasy ‘Shattered’ books in general. Thank you, Ulff, for taking the time to chat to me. Please sit down, get comfortable and let’s begin.
    About Ulff Lehmann
    German born but English writing author, Ulff Lehmann, was raised reading almost any and everything, from the classic Greek to Roman to Germanic myths to more appropriate fiction for children his age. Initially devouring books in his native language, he switched to reading English books during a year long stay in the USA as a foreign exchange student.

    In the years since, he has lost count of the books he has read, unwilling to dig into the depths of his collection. An avid fantasy reader, he grew dissatisfied with the constant lack of technological evolution in many a fantasy world, and finally, when push came to shove, he began to realize not only his potential as a story teller but also his vision of a mythical yet realistic world in which to settle the tale in he had been developing for 20 years.

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