Help promote Jake Slater Mysteries

$280 of $1,000 goal

Raised by 5 people in 11 months

I've been a professional writer, journalist and celebrity interviewer for years and always dreamed of being a novelist. At the age of forty-one I did what I once thought was impossible, I completed my first full-length novel. 

Seven Days to Die: A Jake Slater Mystery (2016) is a Neo Noir thriller like no other. Set in 1946, Seven Days to Die details a rogue private investigator who faces off against a serial killer and the insane doomsday cult behind him. The body count rises as Jake questions just who he can trust. Can Jake Slater solve the mystery of this dangerous Cabal before their sacrificial endgame brings about the world's end?

There has never been another book quite like this one and readers agree. It currently has a five-star rating on Amazon.
Enjoy a special preview of Seven Days to Die here .

I followed that success in 2017 with The Pretty Good and Pretty Representative Stories of J.C. Maçek III, a collection of shorter works including a sequel to Seven Days to Die in The Pestilence of Spring: A Jake Slater Mystery. In this centerpiece, Jake Slater is pitted against the murderous costumed criminal Spring-heeled Jack, who is determined to bring the city to its knees his way. Joining Jake in this collection of twelve are the interstallar adventurers of the Lobo Maru in three strange tales. Heroes, villains, action, comedy, horror, drama and science fiction all round out these great stories that also include the "lost" epilogue to Seven Days to Die.  No matter your interests, there is a story in here for you!

Enjoy a special preview of The Pestilence of Spring here.

Stories of J.C. Macçek III features the following works:

The End
Lobo Maru in Windjammer to Stellaport
The Reel and the Hook
The Teeth of the Sea Two
Seven Days to Die’s Lost Epilogue
The Exile
Café Noir Opening
Lobo Maru in Gaillus at Bay
Going to Houston
Lobo Maru in Lobo Dick
Insult and Injury (A Scanner Story)
The Pestilence of Spring: A Jake Slater Mystery

Both books have been released in print and kindle via the independent publisher Titanikos Press, thus I maintain the copyrights to my work, but do not enjoy the advertising funds that larger publishers offer. 

Everyone who reads these books loves them (and, no, I'm not talking about friends and family here), but it costs money to get these books into the hands of more people who want to read them. Even reviews sometimes cost money. 

I'm asking for a small donation to help promote and advertise my books simply to put them in the hands of more readers. Everyone who reads them loves them, but not everyone knows about them. I'm looking to change that and drum up interest in the future Jake Slater Neo-Noir novels, Hard CoreKill-Devil and The Corvidae Murders.

I plan to utilize tried and true methods of advertising, such as Google Adwords, Amazon and other promising sources of promotion. Not a penny will be wasted. 

Any donation over twenty-five smackers gets at least one book. Higher donors get autographed copies and Platinum Level donors will get all that, plus a special dedication in the new book Hard Core: A Jake Slater Mystery, due out later this year. 

You'll all also get my eternal gratitude. 

It would mean the world to my family and I if we could promote these books and get the unique and strange saga of Jake Slater off the ground. I promise you, this is not your father's Noir series. It is historically accurate, well researched and deep, but with surprising angles and surprises that have never been used in this genre. 

There is no other mystery man like Jake Slater. Help me get the word out so that more people can experience the sock suspense stories for themselves. 

I can't tell you how grateful I would be for your help!

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$280 of $1,000 goal

Raised by 5 people in 11 months
Created April 25, 2017
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Manoj Dhruve
10 months ago

I hope you achieve your goals

Darryl Gray
10 months ago

Wishing you the best.

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