We thought it would be lovely to christen the return of Cheap Thrills Saturdays by making it a Halloween theme of creepy, crawly e-books to keep you Kindle owners up at night. *cue the evil laugh*
And to kick off the return of this beloved tradition, we’ve got a creepy giveaway too!
Creepy Cheap Kindle Thrills for October:
The Ghost Hunter’s Survival Guide: Protection Techniques for Encounters With The Paranormal by Michelle Belanger for $2.99
Released in 10/2009. Instructions for various techniques, including protection as well as investigative techniques.
Haunting Experiences: Encounters with the Otherworldly by Michelle Belanger for $1.99
Released in 4/2009. A collection of the author’s true ghost and haunting encounters.
Wicca: A Guide for the Solitary Practitioner (Includes Author’s Book of Shadows) by Scott Cunningham for $1.99
Released in 1/1993. A good starting point for learning about the spiritual path of Wicca.
Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho by Stephen Rebello for $3.79
Released in June, 2010. Tony Perkins, star of Psycho called this book, “marvelously researched and irresistible … required reading not only for Psycho-philes, but also for anyone interested in the backstage world of movie creation.”
Dying Bites: The Bloodhound Files by DD Barant for $2.99
Released in April, 2010. A female FBI profiler is yanked into an alternate world made up 99% of vampires, werewolves, and golems. Nice.
A Beautiful Blue Death (Charles Lenox Mysteries) by Charles Finch for $2.99
Released on 4/1/2010. A mystery set in England in the mid-1800’s. A former servant’s death by apparent poisoning is deemed a suicide but her prior employer wants it investigated. This is Book #1 of a series featuring the sleuth, Charles Lenox.
Halfway to the Grave with Bonus Material: A Night Huntress Novel by Jeaniene Frost for $1.99
Re-released in 9/2011. In the mood for a kick-butt paranormal heroine? This is Book #1 of the Night Huntress series. If you haven’t discovered this series yet, you’re in for a treat! Catherine Crawfield is a half-vampire with a serious revenge thing for the undead.
Vampire Stories by Arthur Conan Doyle & others, as edited by Martin H. Greenberg for $1.99
Released in 10/2009. Although all of these are supernatural stories, not all are apparently vampire stories.
Mile 81 (Kindle Single) by Stephen King for $2.99
Release in 9/2011. A new coming-of-age, paranormal short story by the master himself.
No Trace: A Brock and Kolla Mystery by Barry Maitland for $2.99
Released in September, 2010. A modern-day English Scotland Yard mystery. Something evil is afflicting a group of artists and their hangers-on. Three girls have been kidnapped and two have been found dead.
I Am Legend (Richard Matheson Series) by Richard Matheson for $2.99
Re-released in May, 2011. Originally written in 1954. Consistently makes the top 10 list in horror. Called one of the most influential vampire novels of the 20th century.
Bloodthirsty by Flynn Meaney for $2.99
Released in 10/2010. YA novel. Finbar Frame is allergic to the sun so, after immersing himself in Twilight and studying all things vampire, he decides to pretend to be a vampire.
Uncle Montague’s Tales of Terror by Chris Priestley for $1.99
Released on 10/1/2010. It is Halloween after all! A gothic novel of Poe-like tales.
Sophia (Vampires in America) by D.B. Reynolds for $2.99
Re-released in 4/2011. A Pacific Northwest vampire romance novel.
Nightmare Hour: A Time for Terror by R.L. Stine for $1.99
Re-released in June, 2009. This is a compilation of 10 very scary stories by the master of scary stories. Not for the wussies or faint of heart among us – the artwork alone did me in.
The Haunting Hour by R.L. Stine for $1.99
Re-released in June, 2009. Here are 10 haunting tales to get you in the Halloween spirit.
Creepy Cheap Thrills Saturday Giveaway
What you can win:
One reader will win all of the items below –
1 vampire coffin for an extremely small vampire (trinket box)
3 IV bags of blood, type B+ (energy drink)
1 bottle of caramel corn flavored popcorn seasoning (no picture was available)
1 candle labeled Witches Brew (in small mason jar)
Total Value = $45
1) The deadline for entries is Saturday night, 10/22/2011, at 11:59pm EST (so you can get it in time for Halloween). No entries after that date/time will be eligible.
2) This giveaway is open to entries with U.S. mailing addresses only because we do not ship books outside of the U.S.
3) You must be at least 16 years old to enter this giveaway.
4) You must use the Rafflecopter form. Even if leaving a comment is part of the giveaway, you must use the form in addition to leaving the comment for the comment to count as an entry.
5) If you already follow PopcornReads on Twitter or Facebook, you must still complete that part of the Rafflecopter form for your follow to count as an entry.
6) If you do not provide a mailing address in the Rafflecopter form, your entry will not be eligible. We will use your mailing address to ship your book to you. Very important: The form is weird – to enter your address, you first have to click “I Did It” to see the form to complete. Dumb I know…
7) That’s it – it’s a creepily easy giveaway, so have fun and best of luck!
If you’ve never used Rafflecopter before to enter a giveaway, here’s a little 45 sec. video on how to do it:
Creepy Cheap Thrills Saturday Halloween Giveaway Rafflecopter Form