Friday, April 8, 2011

Goodreads Book Giveaway - 5 COPIES

Enter to win my third book (but first in new series) at Goodreads.  5 copies available.

Goodreads Book Giveaway

The Secret of A Spicy Jalapeno by Charlie Courtland

The Secret of A Spicy Jalapeno

by Charlie Courtland

Giveaway ends April 28, 2011.

See the giveaway details
at Goodreads.

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Beyond the urban sprawl of a Pacific Northwest city lurks the peculiar little town of Providence and in it, an organic farmer named Joe Parker. Joe’s lurid story, or rather this particular piece of it, begins when Sheriff Caine fashions the big idea to grow jalapenos, albeit with questionable methods. The gritty scheme is plucked from the undercurrent of the sheriff’s self-righteous mind and carried out with the help of Joe’s skill, two local agents, and a coroner. Everything is progressing as planned. That is, until Vera Cruz, a prostitute and girlfriend of a drug dealer, is delivered late one night on Joe’s doorstep. The new houseguest suddenly complicates his routine. The woman bunking on the rear porch not only threatens to upset the jalapeno operation, but also Joe’s conviction about what is rightly just and intrinsically wrong. Will Vera save Joe or lure him further into depravity?

The creation of The Secret of A Spicy Jalapeno derives from the unequivocal influence of acclaimed Southern gothic writer, Flannery O’Connor.

“Sometimes it takes a violent and grotesque act for a character to experience a moment of grace. Perhaps, this is the truest path toward fictional redemption.” ~ Charlie Courtland

Thursday, March 31, 2011

What's Charlie Sayin'?

Interviews With Author Charlie Courtland

I reveal all kinds of interesting facts.  I answer questions about writing, blogging, researching and publishing.  Of course, I do it all with an edge of humor.  A person should never take themselves too seriously, especially a writer.

R.A. Evan Writes - Guest author Charlie Courtland
Article:  Write What You Know by Charlie Courtland

The World of Books: Guest author Charlie Courtland
by Babs at The World of Books

Kindle Author:  Charlie Courtland
by David Wisehart

Our First Victim
The Tale's the Thing
by Joel Blaine Kirkpatrick

A Word Please!
Quiet Fury Books
by Darcia Helle

All The Days Of
Author Interview with Charlie Courtland

All The Days Of
Blogger Interview with Bitsy Bling Books

Friday, February 25, 2011

Charlie Courtland at The World of Books

Guest Author Charlie Courtland is featured over at The World of Books! Babs asked the writer about being an indie author, reveals upcoming books and discovers Charlie's favorite ice cream.
Drop by, leave a question or friendly comment and be sure to follow because upcoming giveaways are in the works for Charlie's re-release and brand new release!

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Complete Guide to Indie Books, Anthology Vol. I,II and III

Joel Blaine Kirkpatrick in association with the outstanding cooperation of the members of Bestseller Bound has compiled a three volume anthology that includes books, bio's, and the first chapter samples of many talented indie authors works, including websites and purchase links.  Yes, you can buy these books from well-known, popular distributors like Amazon, Borders, Book Depository and Barnes & Noble.

Since a minuscule percentage of published books actually have a huge marketing budget, it can be difficult to find good reads on the front display case.  Don't believe me?  Go ahead, I dare you to walk into a major book dealer this week and you'll find Snookie's It's A Shore Thing shoved at the front of the store.  Now, if this is your idea of a good read, then clearly this site and anthology is not for you.  So, those authors with smaller marketing budgets and even less hair, have banned together to make browsing for an indie book easier.  Volume Two is my favorite because it includes yours truly!  The Hidden Will of the Dragon is chapter 11.  The links to the other anthologies (one and three) are below.
#2 BsB Anthology Vol Two

Anthology Vol. 1
Anthology Vol. 2
Anthology Vol. 3

Sunday, January 2, 2011

The Hidden Will of the Dragon Goodreads Giveaway Ends 1/15

Goodreads Book Giveaway

The Hidden Will of the Dragon (Book 2) by Charlie Courtland

The Hidden Will of the Dragon

by Charlie Courtland

Giveaway ends January 15, 2011.

See the giveaway details
at Goodreads.

Enter to win

Monday, November 22, 2010

Ebook Holiday Special: My Gift To You!

If you've been dying to read Dandelions in the Garden, now is the time to grab it. During the holiday season, book one is available for only $0.99! It's been on your to-be-read list and what better time to snatch it up! Smashwords has it right now for $0.99, B&N nook to follow...let's see if we can press Amazon to match this awesome holiday price! Yep, I'm instigating a price war.  The best news is Smashwords offers a variety of download formats for all types of ereaders, so no matter what, you can go there right this second for the new price of $0.99.  As the downloads for book #1 go up, the price for book #2 go down.  That means by the time you're ready to read the sequel, there might just be another fantastic deal!  HELLO?  Can you say FabUlouSss!

Give Kindle ebooks as gifts!  Now an available option at Amazon.  

Friday, September 3, 2010

The Hidden Will of the Dragon eBook

My book, The Hidden Will of the Dragon, was published today as a multi-format ebook at Smashwords. As many of you know, the book is the much anticipated sequel to Dandelions in the Garden. I hope you'll take time to check it out at Smashwords, where you can sample the first 50% of the book for free.

Here's the link to my Smashwords author profile:

Here's the link to my book page, where you can sample or purchase the book:

Now AVAILABLE in paperback!

Thank you for your support!