"The universe is made of stories, not of atoms."
—Muriel Rukeyser

Story Merchant Books - March Newsletter








Upgrade Your Collection With These New Releases!






The Cloud: A Speculative Fiction Novel by Robert Rivenbark

In twenty-second century L.A. dominated by The Cloud, every imaginable pleasure is accessible—yet the entire world can vanish in a single upload. That choice rests in one man’s hands. Blaise, a brilliant but tormented VR programmer, is trying to forget his violent past as a special forces commando by throwing himself into creating VR fantasies. Ultimately, Blaise must reembrace his violent warrior nature in a desperate bid to destroy it.



id: A Novel
by Kevin Spark

Dr. Shelly, a brilliant psychologist, forever haunted by her father and his murderous past, constructs an experiment using a sensory deprivation tank and virtual reality, allowing the darkest part of ourselves, the id, to run free. After delving into the deepest pits of her subject’s subconscious, Shelly surfaces with far more than she bargained for.



The Sava Steps
by Lee Lindauer

Twenty-five years after the Srebrenica Massacre, the worst genocide in Europe since World War II, survivor Melika Žbanić encounters two vicious men from her past. Intent on revenge, her plans are derailed by disgraced FBI agent Thorne Hightower, who has personal reasons to involve himself in her affairs. Amid the splendor of a desolate mountaintop nouveau riche hotel, they find themselves locked on an emotional collision course between brutality and the gift of life.



Capesters: A Hero Bureau Thriller
by Peter G. Bielagus

It's 2025 and the United States Federal Government has passed The Vigilante Act, allowing private citizens to operate as for-profit crime fighters. Under the jurisdiction of the Hero Registration Bureau (HRB), Registered "Heroes" are popping up in major cities, hitting the streets, solving crimes, raiding warehouses all while grabbing the action on video. When a seven-and-a-half-foot armored Rogue begins a nationwide killing spree, disgraced NYPD detective Stan Magreen is coaxed into the case; not just because he's a good detective but because he was the first Rogie.



My Obit 2: My Southern Belle

From Hollywood producer, writer, literary manager, and Story Merchant CEO, Kenneth Atchity, comes a follow-up to his first memoir, My Obit Vol 1: Daddy Holding Me. Where volume one focused on his father, My Obit Vol 2: My Southern Belle details the parent who inspired his multiple careers, his mother. Atchity’s films include the mega-blockbusters The Meg and Meg 2: The Trench, Gambino, Emmy-nominated The Kennedy Detail, The Lost Valentine, The Amityville Horror: The Evil Escapes, and Angels in the Snow.


No comments: