Thursday, 18 May 2017

AN UNBELIEVABLE 100th CONSECUTIVE FIVE STAR REVIEW FOR SASHA


I'm totally ecstatic this morning as Sasha's life story just received its 100th CONSECUTIVE 5 star review on Amazon UK. We will certainly be holding a special party for Sasha and all the dogs. It's a totally amazing achievement and shows how much her story and the message of hope carried by her book has touched and helped so many people, especially owners of epileptic dogs.Thanks so much to reader Wilderwein for this super review,
5.0 out of 5 stars A positive example for everyone
By Wilderwein on 18 May 2017
Format: Kindle Edition
A wonderful, absorbing story about a very special girl, who can teach everyone a powerful lesson:

never give up, just wag your tail! No matter what happens in your life: be strong, tenacious and brave like Sasha. It's a moving tale about love, family and resilience. I love dogs, but I couldn't imagine how empathic some of them can be!
A book everybody should read to learn Sasha's lesson about life.

See more at  http://getbook.at/Sasha
Available in Kindle and paperback editions, and FREE on Kindle Unlimited. No Kindle? No problem. Simply download the FREE Kindle app from any Amazon book page and then download Kindle books to any device.
ABOUT SASHA
Winner of The Preditors & Editors Readers Poll Award for Best Nonfiction Book 2016
Top ten finalist, The Best Indie Books of 2016
SASHA is the story of a very remarkable dog: a Staffordshire Bull Terrier abandoned close to death at the age of 6 weeks old. Rescued from a street gutter, she had the good fortune to be adopted by author Brian L. Porter and his family.
Despite suffering from a catalogue of injuries, including two broken legs and skin allergies, and eventually being diagnosed as a serious epileptic at just two years old, Sasha's story is one of triumph over adversity; of love, happiness and inspiration. Her love of life and capacity for enjoying every day to the fullest is nothing short of miraculous, and her story is told here by the person who shares every moment of her life on a daily basis, and how a disabled author and his dog have become dependent on each other.
It is a story that has already touched many who have come into contact with her, from vets to nurses and a whole host of followers on her own Facebook page. Read her story and join them in sharing in the life of an amazing and very special dog!

Sunday, 26 March 2017

SASHA AND SHEBA'S POETRY CONTEST

SASHA AND SHEBA'S POETRY CONTEST - SPONSORED BY CREATIVIA PUBLISHING
How much do you love your dog/dogs? Can you put that love, or your general feelings about your best canine friend into words? Starting today, and for the next three weeks
, Sasha and Sheba are running a poetry contest to find the best "I Love my Dog" poem.

The contest will run until Sunday, 16th April, and the winner will be able to choose either a copy of Sasha, or Sheba: From Hell to Happiness, in your choice of paperback or digital editions, generously supplied and delivered by Creativia Publishing. Certificates will go to the first 3 places and those top 3 poems will also be included in my next dog rescue book, Sasha & Sheba's Canine Friends.
THE RULES
OK, here's what we're looking for.
1. Poems can be in rhyming or non-rhyming format up to a maximum of 28 lines.
2. Writers of the winning entries give their permission for their poems to be included in the book, Sasha & Sheba's Canine Friends, and all entrants give their permission for their poems to be reproduced on any of the organiser's websites or Facebook groups.
3. Your poem should express your feelings about your dog, perhaps how you found each other, why your dog's love is important to you, or why you love your dog, why your dogs love each other as well as you, anything at all relating to your own dog or dogs and the love and interaction that exists between you and your best friend.
4. Entries must be received by midnight, UK time, on Sunday, 16th April. Entries received after that time will sadly not be included in the final judging.
5. The judges decision is final. As a former winner of the Preditors & Editors Poet of the Year Award (as Juan Pablo Jalisco) and the author of two bestselling poetry collections, the sole judge will be Brian L (Harry) Porter.
6. Please indicate at the bottom of your poem which book, and in which format you would like it in the event of your poem being the winner.
7. Poems must be your own, original work and must be previously unpublished either digitally or in print, and should be sent by email to sashadoo13@gmail.com with 'POETRY CONTEST' in the subject column.
8. Finally, please include your name, mailing address and email address at the bottom of your poem so we know where to send your prize if your are the winner
Hope you enjoy putting you thinking caps on and penning your own poetic masterpiece in tribute to your dogs. Have fun!
Please share on any groups you belong to. The more the merrier!

Thursday, 23 March 2017

SASHA'S A NUMBER 1 BESTSELLER IN AUSTRALIA + REVIEW

Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #5,691 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
#1 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Animal Care & Pets > Dogs
Fantastic to see Sasha holding the Number 1 bestseller position in Australia today.
Her story is definitely continuing to touch hearts and minds around the world. Here's her latest review:
5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful story about a beautiful and happy dog
By Jen wright on 22 March 2017
Format: Paperback
What a beautiful and engaging book. The story of Sasha is a fabulous read and for anyone who loves staffys (and all dogs)this book is a must.. The story of this brave and happy dog is written beautifully and I enjoyed it thoroughly..
See more at  Sasha
Available in Kindle and paperback editions and FREE on Kindle Unlimited.

The review quoted above is Sasha's 91st consecutive 5 star review on Amazon UK. I'm so proud of my very special girl and we also received some good news from her vet today with the results of her latest tests.
Sasha's vet phoned today with the results of her recent tests for Cushing's Disease. I'm delighted to say Sasha DOES NOT HAVE CUSHING'S. The vet also had the lab check for other problems too that might be causing problems for her liver but I'm pleased to say everything was normal. So, we can concentrate on getting the seizures under control and Rebecca the vet and I discussed at length various things including Sasha's diet and we have devised a new plan to augment her diet with more protein and less carbohydrates, and additional Omega 3 in an effort to both support her liver and help to prevent further cluster seizures. Sasha will be going to see Rebecca for a check-up in two weeks time, so we'll see how she's doing after that visit.

Saturday, 18 March 2017

SHEBA - ONLY 99 PENCE/99 CENTS UNTIL 23RD MARCH

My bestselling Sheba: From Hell to Happiness, is on a Kindle Countdown Deal until 23rd March. You can get the book for only 99p in the UK or 99 cents or equivalent anywhere else in the world.

SHEBA
Sheba is the sequel to Brian L Porter's award-winning bestseller, Sasha, and tells the story of rescue dog Sheba, Sasha’s best friend, starved, beaten and used as bait for the training of fighting dogs and then thrown on a rubbish tip and left to die, a barely living skeleton.

The author and his wife adopted this unfortunate waif and so began a long period of recuperation and training, as they gradually helped Sheba back to full health and helped her to learn to live sociably and happily within their pack of rescue dogs.
Sheba with best friend Sasha


A story of real triumph over adversity, full of emotion and a fair amount of humor too, Sheba’s is a real-life tale of what can be achieved in rehabilitating a dog, having suffered a living hell, from the brink of death to a life full of happiness.    
    
See more at  Sheba: From Hell to Happiness where the book is available in the Kindle edition or in paperback as well as being FREE on Kindle Unlimited.

A REVIEW OF SHEBA
on 1 March 2017
After reading about Sasha I had to read about her best mate Sheba and what a story it is. My heart broke as I read about the start in life this little dog had. How people can treat dogs like that makes my blood boil. But the love that this dog received when she finally got her happy ending just makes you feel so good. Fingers crossed there are more books about these dogs as they really are fantastic
The author with Sheba and Sasha and their bestselling book covers


Tuesday, 14 March 2017

GLASTONBURY - FREE UNTIL 16TH MARCH

Here's a chance to read my best selling, award-winning mystery novel, Glastonbury, ABSOLUTELY FREE until midnight on the 16th March. Just go to Glastonbury to download this great Kindle offer. No Kindle? No problem. Just download the FREE Kindle app from any Amazon book page and you can then download Kindle books to any device.

GLASTONBURY was the winner of the Preditors & Editors Best Mystery Novel Award 2010
Hidden in the shadows of Glastonbury Tor lies an ancient secret. After being hired by millionaire Malcolm Capshaw to search for a fabled artifact, Joe Cutler and his team from Strata Survey Systems are drawn into a web of lies, murder and betrayal.

The artifact is revealed to be bogus, and the real purpose of their search is slowly exposed. A menacing presence, in the form of an old London crime family, displays an unusual interest in the events in the ancient town where Christianity laid its roots in England.

There, aided by the enigmatic professor Lucius Doberman, Joe and his team must solve the mystery of Glastonbury before the sinister historian Walter Graves makes the discovery that could cost him and the whole team their lives.

A mind-bending mystery for fans of The Da Vinci Code and Angels & Demons, Glastonbury is a gripping story from bestselling author Brian L. Porter.


A REVIEW

Brian L. Porter is a man of many literary talents, as demonstrated by his medical thriller Pestilence and his poetry compilation Lest We Forget. The native Liverpudlian shows what he knows in using Merrie Olde England as his backdrop for his works, going from the fictitious Olney St. Mary in Pestilence to the skies over Great Britain with his WWII prose collection. His lost treasure melodrama, Glastonbury, centers on the town in Somerset where two teams of fortune hunters square off in a death match, mostly ‘cuz they don’t like each other’s faces. There’s something almost American about this novel, from Joe Cutler’s wiseass attitude to Walter Graves’ casual duplicity. Even though the baddies, the villainous Malcolm Capshaw and his henchmen Maitland brothers, are bred and buttered Continentals, the hot-to-trot Sally Corbett, Charlotte Raeburn and her cousin Jennifer come off like pin-up gals from the Dallas TV series. For Anglophobes who generally steer clear of British-based novels, you’ll find that this whole storyline could have shifted to Los Angeles (or Dallas) without missing a beat.

Not that Porter doesn’t stay true to his roots. Capshaw is an old-school London mobster maintaining a veneer of respectability. Only he’s drawn offside by getting wind of a wild goose chase in Glastonbury where people are whispering about Excalibur, the fabled sword of King Arthur. He’s got the backstabbing Walter Graves on the high road and the cutthroat Maitlands on the low road, and who’ll be in Scotland---erm, Glastonbury, before ye? Professor Lucius Doberman (seriously!), that’s who, and he’s got our boy Cutler and sexy Sally doing the heavy lifting for him. The spit hits the fan when Capshaw’s S&M games with Charlotte take a fatal turn, and the Maitlands are compromised while doing their cleanup chores. It looks like Sally’s going to be the next in line when the whip comes down, and Cutler has to make some fast moves before Capshaw captures the fair maiden, the magic sword, and everything else on the round table.

Check out Brian’s Amazon page for a list of books on sale by this versatile author. Rest assured, Glastonbury is a great place to start.

Sunday, 12 March 2017

A READER'S POST ABOUT SASHA

One of the recent readers of Sasha's life story, Mandi Steinhovden posted this wonderful message on my Facebook page a couple of days ago. It's great when someone takes the time to post something like this on Facebook and it shows just how much Mandi enjoyed reading Sasha's story. I have thanked her personally and Mandi will also be posting her own review of the book on Amazon soon. Can't wait to see what she has to say about the book on there. So I just want to say thank you again to Mandi for these lovely words about the book in her home.

I have just finished reading this amazing story of a beautiful courageous little girl named Sasha. This book has made me smile laugh and at certain points cry her story being told in such a way by her human daddy that you feel like you know them personally. Have a read I promise you won't be disappointed

Read all about the book on Amazon at Sasha
It's available in Kindle edition with full colour photos and in paperback, and subscribers to Kindle Unlimited can get the book for FREE.  

Wednesday, 8 March 2017

A MERSEY KILLING - WHAT A TERRIFIC REVIEW!

Sometimes, an author receives a review that makes all the work that goes into creating a book seem totally worthwhile, and today was one of those days. A MERSEY KILLING  has received a phenomenal review from former Merseyside police officer Steve Bentley, also a native of the city of Liverpool. To receive a review like this goes to show the accuracy of my facts and procedures appertaining to the police procedures and the events and places of the time era the book was set in.

Steve's review was originally posted on his own webpage at A MERSEY KILLING, REVIEW and is reproduced here from Amazon UK:

Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
To use the vernacular of 1960's Liverpool, this book by author Brian L. Porter was fab, gear and sound! I believe these days Scousers would also call it boss!
As a former detective who served on Merseyside in the 1960's I simply delighted in this novel. My enjoyment was heightened even more so owing to my long-ago teenage memories growing up in Huyton who used to "sag" off school to attend Cavern lunch time sessions at the height of the Mersey Beat days. This book has those days as a back drop to the tale of murder, intrigue, suspense and Porter deftly weaves his work bridging three decades in the telling of the tale.
The characters are real. The author clearly has Merseyside roots and accurately depicts the city of Liverpool, its folk, geography, the old docks and the terraced houses.
As a former detective, I found Detective Inspector Andy Ross and his sidekick "Izzie" to be entirely credible. I felt I knew them from my past. The way the cold case investigation unfolds is also a credit to the author and so realistic. He even includes a little internal police politics to add an authentic feel to the proceedings.
Porter has a feel for real people. It comes through in all his characters particularly Connie, the God-fearing long-suffering wife of James, the bigoted Irishman. There are brief references to sectarianism in the "old days" in Liverpool but with respect to the author it is down played and contains, for example, no reference to the Orange Lodge parades, an annual event in the city often the source of flare-ups between Catholics and Protestants. Notwithstanding that, the author does a fine job of portraying an authentic "feel" to the times in the city.
Porter is a master at using dialogue to tell his story. He allows the characters to live, breathe and inform.
All in all I found this novel thoroughly enjoyable, easy to read and it has its element of surprises to keep the reader guessing.
A final word - you don't have to have Liverpool connections to enjoy this book. It stands alone as a very good piece of writing and is highly recommended reading.
Just off to order Book 2 in the 'Mersey Killing' series! Well done, Brian, and thanks for the good read.
A MERSEY KILLING 
A skeleton and a missing woman. A doomed romance. A mystery spanning two generations.

Liverpool, 1961. A group of young men come together seeking fame and fortune, as the fledgling sounds of the Swinging Sixties take root in the city. Very soon, Liverpool will become synonymous with the groups and music that will shape a generation.

Liverpool, 1999. Skeletal remains found in the docklands lead Detective Inspector Andy Ross and Sergeant Izzie Drake into a journey through time, as the investigation takes them back to early days of the Mersey Beat.

Whose bones laid beneath the mud of the River Mersey for over thirty years, and what links them to a young woman, missing for the entire time?

A Mersey Killing, the first book in Brian L. Porter's Mersey Murder Mysteries series, is a crime story deeply rooted in the early days of rock n'roll.

A MERSEY KILLING is available Kindle and paperback editions and is also FREE on Kindle Unlimited from A Mersey Killing
No Kindle? No problem, simply download the free Kindle app from any Amazon book page and then download Kindle books to any device.

Don't forget the other books in the series,  All Saints    and  A Mersey Maiden also available from Amazon. 


The Mersey Mysteries from Brian L Porter

Monday, 6 March 2017

MERSEY MYSTERIES

Great to  see that Amazon have made it easy for people to read about and buy my Mersey Mystery series of books by putting them together on one page as a series at The Mersey Mysteries
A Mersey Killing, All Saints, Murder on the Mersey and A Mersey Maiden all have terrific reviews.
A MERSEY KILLING
" A Mersey Killing is fab" John Gill
ALL SAINTS
" A stunner with suspense that crescendos" - Mary Deal
A MERSEY MAIDEN
Riveting" - Debbiie23

All available in Kindle and paperback editions and FREE on Kindle Unlimited
Look out for book 4 in the series, A Mersey Mariner, coming soon













COMING SOON


FREE SAMPLE OF AWARD-WINNING GLASTONBURY

Grab yourself a FREE copy of the first chapter of my award-winning novel Glastonbury from today. Glastonbury won the Preditor's & Editors Best Mystery Novel Award 2010, and is available in both Kindle and paperback editions. Get your free sample from Glastonbury - Instafreebie
GLASTONBURY

Hidden in the shadows of Glastonbury Tor lies an ancient secret. After being hired by millionaire Malcolm Capshaw to search for a fabled artifact, Joe Cutler and his team from Strata Survey Systems are drawn into a web of lies, murder and betrayal. 

The artifact is revealed to be bogus, and the real purpose of their search is slowly exposed. A menacing presence, in the form of an old London crime family, displays an unusual interest in the events in the ancient town where Christianity laid its roots in England. 

There, aided by the enigmatic professor Lucius Doberman, Joe and his team must solve the mystery of Glastonbury before the sinister historian Walter Graves makes the discovery that could cost him and the whole team their lives. 

A mind-bending mystery for fans of The Da Vinci Code and Angels & Demons, Glastonbury is a gripping story from bestselling author Brian L. Porter.


Buy the complete book at Glastonbury






Saturday, 4 March 2017

WHAT A WEEK! SEIZURES FOR SASHA, GREAT REVIEWS FOR BOOKS

SASHA'S SEIZURES
It's been a real week up ups and downs and I'm starting withe the down side as it affects my gorgeous Sasha. In the early hours of Friday morning, she had an epileptic seizure which was followed over the next twenty four hours by six more, a total of seven seizures! I spent most of Friday night downstairs in the lounge with her as she suffered three fits through the night.
Today, Saturday, I took her to see her vet. Blood tests were taken and we await the results of those, early next week. Meanwhile, her vet has increased the dose of her epiphen by an extra 60mg daily, pending the results of the blood tests and she is ona three day course of Keppra to try to help reduce the convulsions. Praying that the cluster of seizures is over now and that beautiful Sasha can return to normal life for a while.
BOOK REVIEWS
Sasha's life story has also received some more fantastic reviews this week. She now has 84 consecutive UK 5 star reviews and a total approaching 220 worldwide. Here's the latest of her wonderful reviews, which is from UK author Richard Ankers...praise indeed!

on 2 March 2017
They say truth is stranger than fiction and in the case of this remarkable little dog, it is.
A refreshingly short and poignant tale of a dog, and her owners, who simply refused to give up, Sasha's tale will have you cringing one minute, cheering the next and even shedding a tear. Neither injury nor illness could stop her from wagging her tail with the sheer joy of love and life. I don't think they ever will.
A highly recommended read for both dog lovers and non-dog lovers alike.
Five Woofs! I mean stars.


BESTSELLER IN AUSTRALIA
Soon after this review was published on Amazon learned that Sasha's book had become a #1 bestseller in Australia, a wonderful achievement following on from twice being a UK bestseller.
What a wonderful achievement for my gorgeous little rescuedog.

See Sasha's book at Sasha
This universal link will take you to your local Amazon website anywhere in the world





SHEBA: FROM HELL TO HAPPINESS - MORE GREAT REVIEWS
Meanwhile, my new release Sheba: From Hell to Happiness has also been receiving some great reviews, every one of them 5 stars, in the UK, USA and in Australia and Canada too. Here's a sample of what readers think of Sheba which can be found at Sheba: From Hell to Happiness
on 3 March 2017
This book had me in floods of tears from the first page all the way through to the last .. from tears of sorrow through to tears of joy. After everything sheba went through in her early life she came through as the true fighter she is and is what makes me love the breed so much and as for her owners .. well they are truly angels in human form xx
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There are many more and I hope you'll maybe give both Sasha and Sheba a read, if you haven't done so already. If you do, please be kind enough to leave us a short review on Amazon if you've enjoyed the book(s).
I hope the next week will be a good one for Sasha and for everyone out there. Thanks for taking a few minutes of your day to read this. See you again soon, i hope.

    Wednesday, 15 February 2017

    SHEBA: FROM HELL TO HAPPINESS GETS A FIRST 5 STAR REVIEW - PAPERBACK ALSO LAUNCHED TODAY

    Sheba: From Hell to Happiness has today received its first review on Amazon UK, 5 stars from 'Mrs. L."
    I'm also pleased to announce the release of the paperback edition of the book as of today.
    Here's the new review:
    5.0 out of 5 stars Get your tissues ready!

    By Mrs L on 15 Feb. 2017
    Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
    Having read (and enjoyed) Sasha, I was thrilled to learn that Brian was writing another book about Sheba. I'd read a little about her in Sasha's story, and eagerly awaited its publication. There are no words to convey the sadness I felt to learn about this little girls first year of life. Thankfully, Brian and Juliet found her and Sheba's life turned a corner. Brian skilfully guides us through the ups and downs that Sheba faced, with just enough information about the abuse the little soul suffered, without being too graphic. This is a story of bravery, love, courage and determination. It shows what can be achieved with love and patience, which Brian and Juliet have in bucket loads! There are many happy moments shared in Sheba's story too, I particularly like the song that Brian and his daughter composed about her, and the special relationship she has with Sasha and the rest of the family. I cannot and never will understand how any human being can commit such atrocities against another living creature, especially one so trusting and loyal. Get yourself a box of tissues, and settle down for a very moving, exceptional story!


    Sheba: From Hell to Happiness is available in Kindle AND paperback editions, and is also FREE on Kindle Unlimited from  http://getbook.at/sheba
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    Tuesday, 14 February 2017

    TWO DOGS, TWO BESTSELLERS, A SPECIAL OFFER ON SASHA

    SASHA ON OFFER, ONLY 99p/99 cents

    SHEBA: FROM HELL TO HAPPINESS RELEASED TODAY

    Two great pieces of news. Sasha's award-winning, bestselling life story, is now available on a Kindle Countdown Deal for only 99p/99 cents until 20th February. Don't miss this great chance to get a copy of her story, a bestseller in four countries. See below for news of Sheba's book release.
    Winner of The Preditors & Editors Readers Poll Award for Best Nonfiction Book 2016
    SASHA is the story of a very remarkable dog: a Staffordshire Bull Terrier abandoned close to death at the age of 6 weeks old. Rescued from a street gutter, she had the good fortune to be adopted by author Brian L. Porter and his family.
    Despite suffering from a catalogue of injuries, including two broken legs and skin allergies, and eventually being diagnosed as a serious epileptic at just two years old, Sasha's story is one of triumph over adversity; of love, happiness and inspiration. Her love of life and capacity for enjoying every day to the fullest is nothing short of miraculous, and her story is told here by the person who shares every moment of her life on a daily basis, and how a disabled author and his dog have become dependent on each other.

    It is a story that has already touched many who have come into contact with her, from vets to nurses and a whole host of followers on her own Facebook page. Read her story and join them in sharing in the life of an amazing and very special dog!

    RECENT REVIEWS 

    5.0 out of 5 stars I love her what a beautiful dog
    The story of Sasha is touching and heartwarming, I love her what a beautiful dog.
    Published 1 day ago by Virginia Saccone
    5.0 out of 5 stars 5 stars are not enough!!!!
    Absolutely amazing story about an amazing man and his family and of course the gorgeous Sasha coping with epilepsy and her canine brothers and sisters.
    Published 8 days ago by Amazon Customer
    5.0 out of 5 stars Staffie lover
    So far of what I have read I have had to dry my eyes more then once love it and Sasha is beautiful
    Published 15 days ago by Amazon Customer

    Get Sasha now at http://getbook.at/sasha

    Available in Kindle and paperback editions and FREE on Kindle Unlimited.
    NO KINDLE? NO PROBLEM. JUST DOWNLOAD THE FREE KINDLE APP FROM ANY AMAZON BOOK PAGE AND YOU CAN THEN DOWNLOAD KINDLE BOOKS TO ANY DEVICE.

    SHEBA: FROM HELL TO HAPPINESS IS RELEASED TODAY

    I'm delighted that Sheba's life story is released today. Already a bestseller based on incredible pre-orders, the Kindle version is officially available now, with the paperback due to follow any day now. As with Sasha's book, Sheba: From Hell to Happiness is also FREE on Kindle Unlimited. Please, if you read and enjoy either book, be kind enough to leave us a review on Amazon. It really helps the book to succeed.


    Get Sheba's story now at http://getbook.at/sheba

    Sheba is the sequel to Brian L Porter's award-winning bestseller, Sasha, and tells the story of rescue dog Sheba, Sasha's best friend, starved, beaten and used as bait for the training of fighting dogs and then thrown on a rubbish tip and left to die, a barely living skeleton.
    The author and his wife adopted this unfortunate waif and so began a long period of recuperation and training, as they gradually helped Sheba back to full health and helped her to learn to live sociably and happily within their pack of rescue dogs.
    A story of real triumph over adversity, full of emotion and a fair amount of humor too, Sheba's is a real-life tale of what can be achieved in rehabilitating a dog, having suffered a living hell, from the brink of death to a life full of happiness.
    The author with the stars of the books

    Friday, 10 February 2017

    Wolf is a bestseller for the third time!

    Well, that was a nice turn up for the books,(no pun intended). My young adult/teen short fiction plus factual/educational section on endangered wolf species, went on offer for 99 pence/99 cents this morning and by tea time it had become an Amazon UK bestseller for the third time.
    If you'd like to see more about Wolf, please go to http://viewbook.at/wolf-harryporter
    WOLF
    Bestselling author Harry Porter brings to life a tense and uplifting story of one man's fight against the elements in his short thriller, Wolf, written for adults and teens alike.
    "As his eyes opened and began to focus, he realised that the tongue and the breath belonged to the old wolf. Warren froze, not from the cold, but from fear! Hardly daring to breathe and certainly afraid to move, he looked into the eyes of the wolf, who now stood looking back at Warren intently."
    As the first snows of winter begin to fall, Warren and Emma awake one morning to find that two chickens have disappeared from the hen house outside their cabin in the woods. Emma is convinced a wolf is responsible, pointing out a set of tracks to Warren. Warren sees something strange in the tracks but, donning his warmest cothes, he takes his rifle and ventures out into the cold morning in search of the predator.
    As the weather grows ever colder and the snow falls heavier with each passing minute, Warren soon finds himself pittted against the elements as well as the as yet unseen chicken killer. What happens during the next few hours will change many of Warrens's preconceptions and result in his undergoing a life-changing experience, as he pits his wits and his strength against the previously unseen enemy, the wolf!
    Wolf, book cover
    Entertaining and Educational
    Includes an informative section on the state of the wolf as a worldwide endangered species, making the book a valuable source of information as well as a great story for all ages.
    A REVIEW
    5.0 out of 5 stars I thoroughly enjoyed this short book
    By Berk Rourke on 28 Jan. 2016
    Format: Kindle Edition
    The author says about this short tale which is factual and fictional, that it is more for older teens and young adults than for people of age as I am. But the short story that follows a factual description of the species of Wolf that still roam our earth and those which do not is for ANYONE. In a few short pages a whole moral attitude is created, a realization of the interrelationship of animals and man is created, and kindness of heart and spirit are exhibited. Any heart would be touched by the short story. It certainly touched mine.
    I thoroughly enjoyed this short book. I recommend it to anyone. I give it five stars as a wonderful short exposition of wolves and the real need for man and wolves to co-exist. It deserves no less.
    Available in Kindle and paperback, and also FREE on Kindle Unlimited.
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    Saturday, 4 February 2017

    My 9th Bestseller - Avenue of the Dead - Free for a week!

    My Mexico-based thriller, Avenue of the Dead, just went to #1 in two categories in the USA, and also in the UK, an international bestseller, and my 9th bestseller in total. Available for FREE until Friday 10th February, so a great chance to grab a free bestseller.USA
    Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #208 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
    #1 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Literature & Fiction > Horror > British
    #1 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Literature & Fiction > Horror > United States
    UK
    Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #126 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
    #1 in Kindle Store > Books > Literature & Fiction > Horror > Occult
    #2 in Kindle Store > Books > Literature & Fiction > Horror > British
    This is the first time my publisher, Creativia, has done a free promotion of one of my books. Writtten after I spent time in Mexico some years ago and fell in love with the country, its people, culture and history. Incluides the free prequel, The Devil You Know, which introduces the central character, Police Captain, Juan Morales.
    HUMAN SACRIFICE IN MEXICO CITY?
    In the ancient, ruined city of Teotihuacan, mutilated bodies bear witness to the work of a serial killer.
    After the tragic death of his brother, Detective Captain Juan Morales decides to take a well-deserved vacation. But standing along the Avenue of the Dead, staring at a corpse whose heart has been ripped out, is not the peaceful retreat he had in mind.
    Working at the site is the archeologist Sophia Kanakarides, to whom Morales is strongly drawn. As more gruesome murders surface, Sophia lends her expertise and unwittingly falls into the hands of the killer.
    An intoxicating and well-crafted thriller, Avenue of the Dead brings to life the chilling world of ritualistic killings and human sacrifice.
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    5.0 out of 5 stars Get ready to have your heart beating fast
    By VMLM on 11 July 2015
    Format: Paperback
    When Juan Morales takes a vacation to Mexico City with his friend, he wasn’t expecting what was about to transpire there, darkness and evil are lurking about, in the form of primeval idols and victims being slaughtered as sacrifices. Then when he meets a gorgeous, lady, archaeologist named Sophia Kanakarides things only worsen when she disappears. Can Morales and his friend beat the clock to rescue her from the blade of the High Priest of an Ancient Belief? The terrible sacrifices interlaced into the scheme of the story is quite grisly, and it is nerve-racking when law enforcement can’t seem to pinpoint the murderer so as to halt the killing spree. Get ready to have your heart beating fast as you read this riveting, fascinating tale. I absolutely love this kind of on the edge of your seat suspense. Thanks Brian L. Porter for writing such a great thriller. 

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