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Electric Eclectic Books

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We are a brand of books, rather than a publisher. What makes us different is that the author claims all royalities, and has full control of their own book. It was originally just novellas, created for readers to find new authors without having to purchase a full book. While this is still true, there are other things that Electric Electic Books now do.

  • Back Stories – are excellent ways to explore and individual (or several) characters life (or lives) in more depth, even from childhood or birth, delving into their lives to find what experiences moulded their temperament and persoanlity. What traumas or conquests brough them to this point in their lives?
  • Parallels give authors the prospect of exploring untold events from their books; these parallels are like a sidebar, allowing incidents not fully incvestigated in other volumes, now to be discovered by their readers.
  • A Prequel is, of course, telling the tale of what happened before the series started, the worlds, the events, the people, their endevours and conflicts, the formation and destruction of agreements, syndicates, cartels and collborations… there is no end of possibilty.
  • Longer books are now accepted, too.

Combined with our Novelletes, Electric Eclectic is proving to be the thinking authors marketing.

Who does not want to use a method of marketing which pays the authors to promote their own books?

Could your writing fill that criteria? We are looking for authors to join us and enjoy the many benefits we offer.

Interested? Want to know more about beoming an Electric Eclectic author?

First stop, contact us, visit the Electric Eclectic website today.

Click on the door and step into a new future!

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A Ghostly Review

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Have you lost a loved one? Do you see or hear them? This anthology gives you a selection of short stories plus two poems about the ghosts who can’t move on, be it due to love or hate.

From the Highlands of Scotland to Wales, England, the USA & Canada, you will find something which suits you.

Thanks to participants the world over.

M J Mallon, Cathy-Lee Chopping, Mara Reitsma, Karen J Mossman, C A Keith, C L Williams, Claire Plaisted, Dan McAteer & Michael Lynes.

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Karen’s Book Buzz Review

There were ten stories/poems in this book, so it is good value.

The first story by Claire Plaisted, was very short and introduced the couple on the front cover. It was a nice touch to start the book off.

A poem Ode to Love by M J Mallon followed and I already liked the design around the titles. It gives the book a classy feel.

I must say the first story I came to was none other than yours truely here.  A Good Son. It was nice to be at the front. I took from The Adventures of Cassidy Newbold and feel it worked well as a standalone. If you would like to read the rest of the stories, you can do so on Wattpad.

A Highland Haunting by Dan Mcteer was a mini novella and the story of Atamveer Singh and his sister. A christian name that didn’t run easily of the tongue. I’m not too sure of the time this was set in, although it suggested present day except the way characters spoke to each other didn’t fit with that time. It took a while to get to the point of the story, and when it did and it introduced the ghost is was well done, with a good ending.

Dream Threads by C. A. Keith had a really good introduction to the author, and who she was. I liked that, it gave me a better feel for the story.  It began in the first person narrative and it wasn’t until some way in when the husband called her Theresa, I realised it wasn’t Charlottle telling the story. Once I had sorted that out it was a clever little tale and easier to read in modern English. I wouldn’t have liked to have read it at night because it did get quite creepy at times.

Rew y Calon – Frost of the Heart by Michael Lynes followed. I’m afraid I couldn’t get into this story and found it difficult to understand. I think possibly the Rhianae it was referring to was a tree.

Reunited at Last by C. L. Williams A clever story, and if you thought about it too much it would be terrifying. A great idea by the author. When the main character Wendy goes to sleep, strange things happen. It will make you think twice about sleeping!

Winged Secrets by Mara Reitsma A great thought out story and one that kept me gripped wanting to find out who they were and what really happened that fateful night. Little bit different as it started as case notes of a patient in a mental institution. My favourite story so far.

Pride and Witerchery by Cathy-Lee Chopping. It turned out that this was my favourite story in the book, after all. Very clever as we went back to the world of Jane Austin and Pride and Prejudice just because our main character was reading the book. She got taken back there by a witch. So it switched between modern day and olden days. There is a great scene at the airport where she and her boyfriend are supposed to be flying on holiday, except the boyfriend prefers to take his new girlfriend instead.

Ed’s Shadow, Poetry by M. J. Mallon. Loved this little story in a poem, a great way to finish.

All in all a good little read, especially as it is free to download. I hope you take advantage of it.

I bloged about this book here and included all the teasers to the stories. Worth taking a look.

Meanwhile, one more came in, so I couldn’t resist including it here.

 

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Ghostly Romance

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Have you lost a loved one? Do you see or hear them? This anthology gives you a selection of short stories plus two poems about the ghosts who can’t move on, be it due to love or hate.

From the Highlands of Scotland to Wales, England, the USA & Canada, you will find something which suits you.

Thanks to participants the world over.

M J Mallon, Cathy-Lee Chopping, Mara Reitsma, Karen J Mossman, C A Keith, C L Williams, Claire Plaisted, Dan McAteer & Michael Lynes.

PLEASE NOTE THE ENGLISH SPELLING AND GRAMMAR IS FROM THE ORIGIN OF WHERE THE AUTHOR LIVE.

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This book is free to download


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All of the books in the series are free to download – Happy Reading!


STORIES & POETRY

A short story about the cover – Claire Plaisted

Ode to Love – A poem by M J Mallon

A Good Son by Karen J. Mossman

A Highland Haunting by Dan McAteer

Dream Threads by C A Keith

Frost of Heart by Michael Lynes

Reunited at Last by C L Williams

Winged Secrets by Mara Reitsma

Pride and Witchery by Cathy-Lee Chopping

Ed’s Shadow Poetry – A poem by M J Mallon


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I was at Pedro’s house and we were making out on the sofa. My head was back, my neck stretched in pleasure, my eyes flicked open and there was his mother looking through the window.

 

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Operation Debt Recovery

A short novelette written exclusively for Electric Eclectic by Ian Welch.

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A short novelette. Brandon is meandering through life. His dreams of a big house, a modern car, and a lovely girl to share it with, is a fantasy. It’s not happening, his job is boring, and his bank account is dismal. Something has to change. Perhaps a holiday in

Las Vegas might provide some inspiration, a kick start to a new future.
Or maybe it’s the start of a trip to Hell. Brandon never foresaw the can of worms an exciting week in vibrant Vegas would unlock.

 

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What harm can a week in fun-city Las Vegas do? Answer – open a can of worms which will change Brandon’s life forever. Now Brandon has the almost impossible task of trying to extricate himself from the deep hole he has stumbled into and restore some normality to his life.

Brandon has three simple aspirations. To own a big house, to drive a late model car, and to marry a gorgeous girl to share all this with. He is failing dismally on all three counts. He feels he is stagnating in his boring bank job. Maybe a week in vibrant Las Vegas is the recipe he needs to kickstart a new focus and to provide a much-needed boost to his meagre finances? Or maybe it is the start of a devastating downward spiral? An out of the frying pan and into the fire situation.

Desperate times calls for desperate measures, Brandon resorts to mixing with unscrupulous people in a desperate attempt to pay off a debt which threatens to destroy his life.


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Footprints in the Sand

A short novelette written exclusively for Electric Eclectic by Ian Welch

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Scarlett has awoken in hospital, she has no memory of the accident, no recollection of events leading up to it. But she remembers Travis – or is he a mere figment of her imagination?

Makayla thinks so. Strange things, unexplainable happenings begin to torment Scarlett. Is she losing her mind? Others, including Makayla, suspect this is so. But her vision of Travis is unequivocal, he must be real, he is real. Is Scarlett the only one who believes this?

 

Supernatural collides with reality. Travis exists, Scarlett knows this. She has seen the evidence with her own eyes, she has felt his presence, she has held his hand. Why does everyone doubt her? If only she could remember the accident, and why would she be riding a horse like Makayla said? She hates horses.

Scarlett awakes from a coma with no memory of the accident. She has no recollection of events leading up to it, but she does remember Travis.

“He’s not real.” Everyone, including her best friend Makayla, is telling her. He’s just a hallucination, a figment of Scarlett’s imagination. But Scarlett knows different, she has felt his presence, she has seen the evidence. Something strange is happening, Scarlett can’t explain it, but she has seen with her own eyes, she knows Travis was with her on the beach. He is real, why can’t the others accept this?

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The Adventures of Cassidy Newbold

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What would you do if you could speak to the dead?

Cassie Newbold tries to use her gift in a positive way although, sometimes things happen that are out of her control.

This is a collection of short stories featuring Cassie, who is sassy, quirky and sometimes doesn’t know her own powers.

 

“I like how the author draws the reader in to her story. I felt as if I was witnessing what the writer was talking about. Some stories were more eerie than others but they each felt real,” says a reviewer.

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Excerpt from The Slap

part of The Adventures of Cassidy Newbold.

 

It only took a moment, all happening as I clasped his hand. I let go as if I’d been stung and my head straightened. Gunner stared at me. I’m the calmest person in the world, but at that moment, I felt like a mad woman full of rage and unable to do anything with it. For a moment I saw his eyes flicker as he registered it.

There was a fizz in the air like an electrical current bouncing from the painted walls. Everything seemed to go very still and silent. Energy like I’d never felt before coursed through me.

What the hell was going on in this man’s mind?

Both he and I took a step backwards and the lights flickered on and off. The cell door banged shut and from the corner of my eye, I saw Seb move involuntary to the wall as if pinned there.

Ronnie Gunner looked terrified and shrank back, his legs hit the bunk as he sat heavily.

The urge to fasten my hands around his neck and squeeze was very strong. I’d never had such a guttural feeling before, but this man was like no one I had ever met.

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Author Bio and Social Media Links

Karen J Mossman comes from a family of journalists with her grandfather and uncle having been newspaper editors. Further back a 2x grandfather wrote for his local paper and also published a book based on those articles. Karen is the only one to go into fiction.

Karen is also an avid blogger and book reviewer, “It’s especially important to me to have feedback from my readers, so please leave a review when you have read one of my books.”

Karen lives on the beautiful Isle of Anglesey off the north Wales coast with her husband and two dogs. She has two grown up children, who were both born on the same day, two years apart.


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The Haunting is a novella and features Cassie in her biggest haunting yet. Throw in a handsome guy and a sprinkling of humour and you get a damn good read.

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Chantilly Lace

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This is a very short story. A cheeky response to ‘why haven’t you written a Fifty Shades book?’

No, not as seductive, more a snapshot of a besotted guy, an enraged husband and a manipulating attractive girl. Designed to entertain, but still with a twist in the tail.

 

Chris’s secret is no longer a secret, and hubby is baying for blood. Chris is more than an insurance salesman, and is Amanda the person Chris thinks she is? And how does Chantilly Lace fit into this picture?

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Chris’s secret is no longer a secret, and hubby is baying for blood. Chris is more than an insurance salesman, and is Amanda the person Chris thinks she is? And how does Chantilly Lace fit into this picture?

A light-hearted response to friends ‘where is your Fifty Shades of Grey comments? This is a short novelette written especially for ‘Electric Eclectic.
Love is blind, Chris is a hopeless romantic, he has fallen for the alluring Amanda. But is

Amanda a wise choice? Perhaps she is not the person Chris thinks she is. And what about her husband who is obsessed with bodybuilding? How did he stumble upon the truth when Chris had been so careful? Now he has set his sights on Chris, he doesn’t sound like the gentle giant Amanda described.


Link to my review of Chantilly Lace


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