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SIX DAYS

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Jenny Schultz wakes trapped in a pitch-black basement with no recollection of how she got there. With no
outside stimuli, Jenny naturally turns inward and
revisits her guilt-ridden past, desperate to figure out which wronged person would be angry enough, evil enough, to do this to her.

She must survive her own demons, and then time itself when she finds remnants of previous captives-a plate, a tooth, a bone. Scratched hashmarks in the stone walls around her, leave her to wonder what happens next.

What happens after six days?

“This is one HELL of macabre, psychological mystery.Owen has a terrifying talent for pushing the reader’s buttons, one right after another, until you’re trapped in the same lightless, inescapable cloak of HORROR as the main character. One of the most suspenseful books I’ve read in long time, and a stellar debut.”
~ Edward Lee, author of HOUSE INFERNAL, BRIDES OF THE IMPALER and more…

“Kelli Owen has pulled off a kind of dark magic with this book and done so with an assurance rarely seen in a first novel.  She’s made us care deeply about a flawed character completely alone in the dark, a scary one-character play peopled with everyone she’s close to…which is no mean feat for any magician.  And the ending packs a hell of a wallop.”
~Jack Ketchum, author of THE GIRL NEXT DOOR, OFF SEASON, THE WOMAN and more…

Originally published by Thunderstorm Books (as part of the maiden set of their Maelstrom line), 250 Limited Signed copies.

Special Christmas Ebook Sale!

xmas-saleStarting today, December 24th NOW, authors Robert Ford, J. F. Gonzalez, Brian Keene, Kelli Owen, and Robert Swartwood have teamed up to make several of their ebooks available for just 99 cents each — over twenty titles!

• From Kelli Owen, her novels Six Days and White Picket Prisons, as well as the novellas Waiting Out Winter and The Neighborhood, and the collection Black Bubbles — all available in the US Kindle Store and the UK Kindle Store.

• From Robert Ford, his novella Samson and Denial, available from both the US Kindle Store and the UK Kindle Store.

• From J. F. Gonzalez, his novels They, The Corporation, The Beloved, Shapeshifter, and the novella Do Unto Others — all available in the US Kindle Store, the UK Kindle Store, the Nook Store, and the Kobo Store.

• From Brian Keene, his novellas Alone and Scratch, available from the US Kindle Store, the UK Kindle Store, the Nook Store, and the Kobo Store.

• From Robert Swartwood, his novels The Calling, The Dishonored Dead, The Serial Killer’s Wife, Man of Wax, The Inner Circle, No Shelter, as well as his novella The Man on the Bench and his collection Phantom Energy: [Very Short] Stories — all available in the US Kindle Store, the UK Kindle Store, the Nook Store, the Kobo Store, and iTunes.

This special sale will only run through Wednesday, December 26th, so grab your copies now!

Happy Holidays, everyone!!

Live Specimens

A new novel for the holiday season…

The town of Mackinaw is all but abandoned at the end of tourist season. Now, with an approaching blizzard, a strange transport ship has crashed along the frozen shoreline—its escaped cargo genetically engineered for only one purpose… Death.

Howling winds hide the screams of townsfolk, as retired biology teacher Ken Jardine leads a small group to first understand and then destroy what they’re dealing with, before the storm gives the upper hand to the Live Specimens

Warning… this is not my norm. This is not a quiet horror, this is not a borderline thriller, and this is not something that will sneak up on you after the fact. This is point-blank, balls to wall horror. My nod to the pulp horror of the 80s. A grand old time of blood, guts and mayhem!

Paperback is available now at Createspace or Amazon… make someone on your Christmas list smile. Or for yourself!

Ebook version  and paperback on Amazon coming very soon…

Black Friday

That special day where everyone loses their minds, their manners & their money in a free-for-all spree of greed… the day after expressing how thankful they are for the things they already have.

~ Unknown (recently overheard)

Be careful. Seriously. I worked at Walmart’s customer service desk while in college… the year of the Tickle Me Elmo. And I haven’t left the house on Black Friday since. I know what it can be like. I don’t want to be a part of it. But if you do… be careful!

Now of course, I could just let it go at that, but I have a note for those shopping from the safety of their homes…

Christmas is coming. Everyone knows someone who likes books. And as chance would have it, I have books! If you click the link above and go to my bookstore, you can browse through and click directly to the amazon page of your choice/country and safely purchase Christmas gifts without leaving the house. Or you can browse directly on my amazon page. Whichever poison you prefer…

And in the spirit of the holidays, I’ll even reward you for your efforts! Anyone that purchases any of my works on Black Friday and emails a copy of their receipt to kelli (at) kelliowen (dotcom) will receive the first chapter of the upcoming Live Specimens novel in their email as a thank you.

So… be careful if you leave the house, spread the love of reading this Christmas, get a thank you chapter for adding me to your gift giving list!!

We now return you to your regularly scheduled turkey. Have a great Thanksgiving everyone!

White Picket Prisons

Detective Mark Baker is an honest cop and an all-around good guy. After a chaotic night, Mark starts to reexamine his role in the system he no longer believes in.

That’s when an ominous letter arrives from his estranged sister. She sounds distraught, suicidal. Her words send him on a mission to a small Midwestern town, uncertain if he’ll find her dead or alive.

Valley Mill is a quiet little utopia. Everyone gets along. There’s zero crime. On the outside, it’s exactly what Mark thinks society should be. But what Mark discovers behind the pristine fences and closed doors is far worse than anything he could have imagined.

And he learns very quickly to be careful what you wish for…

My latest novel AVAILABLE NOW… With cover art by Alan Clark. From Thunderstorm Books, White Picket Prisons is released as Black Voltage #16, Hard Rain #5 and in eBook format. Run don’t walk to the format of your choice…

Thunderstorm Books for Black Voltage or Hard Rain editions

Amazon for the eBook… pick your country US | UK | DE | FR | ES | IT

More Buzz…

ibooksJust a quick addendum to the buzz swarming around Waiting Out Winter…

iBooks has finally caught up. Waiting Out Winter is now available as an epub through the iBooks Store. If you have an ipod/iphone, you can use this link directly from your device to load the page and grab the novella.

Of course, for the Kindle users out there, we still have amazon.

And for anyone that reads digitally but doesn’t use either of those readers, you can convert them to whatever format you need using Calibre.

Happy Thursday!

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