Paper Angel Press

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To bring new works of fiction and art to light. To give people a chance to realize their dreams.

That’s what we’re all about. We want to make it possible for you to realize your dream of having a book published. We want to help remove the roadblocks between you and getting your book published. We want to make the process feel easier and less overwhelming. We’re here to do it differently.

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Fault Zone: Detachment
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,370. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2023 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Anthologies » General
Every two years, Fault Zone editors challenge writers to stretch their imaginations in response to a single-word spark. This year, “detachment” has drawn forth a fascinating array of fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry.
Dodging Prayers and Bullets
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,710. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2023 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
A young girl prevails over poverty and religious bigotry to survive childhood abduction, a predatory theologian, family secrets, and the drug culture of the 1960s.
The Double Crossing
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,930. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2023 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Holocaust, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
In 1939, shortly before World War II breaks out in Europe, thirteen- year-olds David and Hannah attempt to escape Nazi Germany, along with over nine hundred other Jewish refugees, on the historic voyage of the St. Louis.
The Weaver's Daughter
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,370. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2023 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Emigration & Immigration, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Prejudice & Racism
“Sometimes people disappear into the North and are never heard from again.”
Modus Perfectus
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,050. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2023 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » General
Lonely misfits face foes, beasts, and their own inner demons in search of a mythical land of music … and end up finding themselves instead.
Haycorn Smith and the Castle Ghost
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,840. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2023 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
A boy is in danger when he stumbles upon a crime committed by two prominent men of his town, but finds an unusual ally in the form of a castle ghost.
The Byrd River Flood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,620. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2023 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Some things never change. Inspired by the true story of the 1995 Pajaro River flood in Watsonville, California, "The Byrd River Flood" portrays the social, emotional, environmental, personal, and political causes and costs of locating farmworker housing on the flood plain of a major river.
Mazes of the Mind
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,240. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2023 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Saxon knows something. People are desperate to know what he knows. But Saxon doesn’t know what he knows. Only Kafka can help.
Margery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,470. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2023 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Introverted backpacker Jeremy wanders off trail and discovers an eccentric, otherworldly town nestled in a mountain basin.
The Butterfly Cage
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 122,660. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2023 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A tender and perspective-shifting book that offers a rare level of understanding about the subtle and and no-so-subtle layers of internalized oppression and deep feelings and dilemmas of Deaf people, written by former Deaf teacher Rachel Zemach.
Dangerous Inspiration
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,010. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2023 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Synesthesia alters detective-turned-novelist Ronan Mezini’s perceptions. But can it help him find the killer?
Goddess Revealed
Series: Goddess Rising. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,420. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2022 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Explore the secret history behind the “Goddess Rising” trilogy.
How Do You Spell the Sound of Crickets
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2022 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Poetry » Themes & motifs » Death
“Write to me. Keep me alive,” wrote Jory Post to Paola Bruni as he was dying of inoperable cancer. Hence, the quiet conversation ensued — one poet to another — an intimate, and at times playful, sharing of hopes, fears, and grief.
Dear Goldie Hawn, Dear Leonard Cohen
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,420. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2021 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After suffering a devastating loss, Claudia writes letters to family and friends, the famous and the infamous, as a means to explore the events in her own life and find meaning in human connections.
The Lip Reader
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,190. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2021 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
In 1985, disgusted with the treatment of Jews by the new Islamic government, Zhila Shirazi immigrates to the United States in pursuit of better circumstances and a chance to receive a cochlear implant to improve her hearing. However, it isn’t until she is forty-nine, when she meets her soulmate, Mickey Daniels, that she begins to feel her life truly complete.
Daily Fresh
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,190. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2021 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
In the summer of 2020, the final summer of his life, Jory Post gave himself an assignment: He would write one essay a day, inspired by whatever caught his eye and imagination.
Carnival Farm
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,990. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2021 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When a local veterinarian decides to take over a traveling carnival’s petting zoo, she doesn’t realize the insanity behind the scenes. Was it the right decision, she wonders, to give up everything she had for this ragtag collection of failing farm animals?
Artisanal Gibberish II: Yet More Gibberish
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2021 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Poetry » Themes & motifs » General
Man vs. Poetry: The struggle continues. Wherein the author continues his struggle with the written word in this new volume of what some might call "poetry" … if they had low standards. You will find contained within further musings on such random topics as chickens, lumberjacks, parrots, planks, rental lodging, and how to die convincingly on stage.
Still Life
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,510. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2021 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When his wife, Edie, dies, Will Moran abandons all he used to be, and do, to paint still life canvases of rocks and driftwood on the walls of his house.
Artisanal Gibberish
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2021 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Man vs. Poetry. Poetry may be ahead on points. Munificent musings on multiple matters, mainly manifesting in a literary litany of alliterative madness. It's poetry, if you squint …
Smith: An Unauthorized Fictography
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,030. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2021 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the kaleidoscopic, episodic joy ride of "Smith: An Unauthorized Fictography", Jory Post treats us to thirty interviews that may or may not be real, with an array of “ordinary” people who turn out to be anything but, all of them in conversation with an interviewer who is herself a mystery.
Costruendo il fratellino
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,080. Language: Italian. Published: February 15, 2021 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Dapprima sembrava una buona idea … È vero anche che spesso ci è difficile negare ai nostri figli le cose che più desiderano – come la libertà. (Traduzione di Flavia Idà)
Figli del tempo sbagliato
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,030. Language: Italian. Published: February 15, 2021 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Potreste dire di essere stati amati dalle persone giuste, per i motivi giusti, nel modo giusto e al tempo giusto?
Pious Rebel
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 129,600. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2020 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
After her partner dies suddenly, Lisa Hardrock realizes how little she knows about the life she’s been living — and starts exploring her questions in a blog that unexpectedly goes viral.
The Found Child
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 104,260. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2020 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Private Investigator Shelby McDougall is out for revenge. A cheek swab sent to an online ancestry service turns up a surprise child: Shelby’s genetic offspring — found in the misty ether of the internet.The only way Shelby can hang on to her shredding sanity is to take things into her own hands. As Shelby closes in on her target … how far will she go?
Back to the Land in Silicon Valley
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 105,170. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2020 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » North America » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
Follow Marlene and her friends as they live on the land, coping with the challenges of rural life as Silicon Valley evolves into the high-tech center it is today, and the world in which they live transforms itself culturally, economically, and politically.
Love on Fire: Practicing Embodied Intimacy After Sexual Trauma
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 41,080. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2020 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Dysfunctional relationships, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Sexual health
Walk again with Leah RS Braun as she guides her readers through the swirling and often murky waters of recovery from sexual trauma. A practical guide through the grueling (but sublimely rewarding) recovery journey from sexual trauma, told through experience, strength, and hope.
Goddess Rising (Goddess Rising #3)
Series: Goddess Rising, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,010. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2020 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Saved by a goddess … but only as a tool for revenge? The nascent goddess Desiree meets the Egyptian archangel Joseph while ghost-busting the myth of Saint Patrick. Aided by her psychiatrist, Sanantha Mauwad, Desiree discovers she is a pawn in a revenge quest that Isis has been planning for thousands of years.
Grimaulkin Collected
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 159,160. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2020 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Mike LeBonte went to prison for summoning demons and using magic. At the age of 18, he is let out for good behavior. Now he’s trying to make a better life for himself.
All That Was Asked
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,340. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2020 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Varayla Ansegwe—perpetual student, aspiring poet, and scion of the (allegedly) criminal Syndicate—didn’t volunteer for this alternate-world exploration mission, and the crew are fed up with his dawdling and distractions. When he disobeys orders and rescues an injured alien,
Goddess Daughter (Goddess Rising #2)
Series: Goddess Rising, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,230. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2019 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
How far can you genetically alter someone before she becomes someone else … before she loses her soul? Psychiatrist Sanantha Mauwad is back, helping a world leading geneticist recover a 4-month memory gap in which his wife was killed and his daughter was left in a coma. But, as she unravels the mystery, she finds nothing and no one are are as they appear.
Fruit of the Devil
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 174,610. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2019 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
Ms. Aurora Bourne would do anything to protect her students from harm … even if that means going up against the most powerful corporation on the planet.
The Game Warden
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2019 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Fish and Game Warden is not just Kelli Cavanaugh’s job — it’s her passion. But now, she finds herself fighting not only for the watershed she swore to protect, but for her very life.
The Stork
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,660. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2019 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Shelby McDougall’s past is behind her. Almost. She’s landed her dream job as an intern to local P.I.. And her stone-cold love life is heating up. Then a late-night phone call puts Shelby’s perfectly ordered life into a tailspin: one of the twins has been kidnapped, As Shelby fights for her life, and that of the kidnapped child, she discovers shocking truths about herself and the children.
Goddess Chosen (Goddess Rising #1)
Series: Goddess Rising, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,660. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2019 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
The man who would beat the devil isn’t a hero, but a ruthless madman. Running from his dark past, Charles Redmond is forced to take sides in a battle that has been raging since Exodus: between a power-mad magician and the Demon Prince of Liars. When Charles’ beloved Voodou is threatened with extinction, he must wager his life between pure evil and the man who could destroy the world.
Sometimes After Dark
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,180. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2019 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » General
A collection of thoughtful tales by J Dark Explore the past, future, and triumphs of the human soul.
The Jiminy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,760. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2019 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A man who had led a less-than-perfect life finds out that it’s never too late for redemption.
Saying Goodbye
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,100. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2019 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
A young girl, searching for the parents who abandoned her, discovers that some answers only lead to more questions.
Grimaulkin Tales
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,670. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2019 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
You can tell a lot about a person by looking at the people in their life — Mike LeBonte is no exception.
Due Date
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 120,150. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2019 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Surrogate mother Shelby McDougall just fell for the biggest con of all: a scam that risks her life … and the lives of her unborn twins.
Treasure Hunt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2019 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
When ten-year-old Tyler signs up for a Saturday afternoon treasure hunt sponsored by the city’s Parks department, he discovers much more than he bargained for.
L’ultimo granello del mondo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,810. Language: Italian. Published: February 15, 2019 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Senza nome. Senza razza. Senza nazionalità. La superstite della catastrofe perfetta lotta per preservare se stessa e la sua speranza di essere trovata — da esseri umani.
Memory and Metaphor
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,960. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2019 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Civilization fell. It rose. At some point, people built starships. A millennium after the Earth was abandoned to climate change and resource depletion, Sharon Manders, erstwhile professor of anthropology, wakes up in a body that used to belong to an enlisted woman in the Kentauran Space Navy. Then she met the wolfman, the elf, and the sex robot.
The Last Speck of the World
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,020. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2019 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » General
No name. No race. No nationality. The survivor of the perfect catastrophe struggles to preserve herself and her hope that she may be found – by humans.
Beguiling Voices (Book Three of the Glass Bottles Series)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,320. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2018 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Never trust magic … or the people that hire you. Fern Fatelli dives back into her job as a ‘trapper’, and is hired to kidnap a girl away from an abusive household — only to find that she’s delivered the child into a far greater danger than she could have ever imagined.
Family Bonds (A Grimaulkin Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,140. Language: American English. Published: July 18, 2018 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
It’s always nice to go home to see family. Not. Mike and Scott, now married, go to Mike’s sister Evie’s house for Thanksgiving. They are greeted by a surprise nephew, and Mike’s father doesn’t remember him. Mike handles it the same way his own father would have. It seems the apple really doesn’t fall far from the tree.
Grimaulkin Redeemed
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 43,870. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2018 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Protect your present or suffer from your past. It’s Scott’s birthday, and Mike LeBonte has big plans for his boyfriend. However, the Pawtucket police have other plans for Mike, and his own past returns with an offer he could refuse — at Scott's peril.
The Joint (A Grimaulkin Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2017 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
In prison, the old teach the young … and sometimes the other way around. A young boy, new to magic prison, asks James, a veteran of the place, for help. If James helps him, James could fall prey to the Satanists. If he doesn’t, he will certainly hurt his own heart.
Grimaulkin Tempted
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,340. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2017 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Mike LeBonte is house-sitting while his sister and her new husband go on their honeymoon. What could happen in two weeks? First, his cousin Becky calls him saying she’s being followed. Then his boyfriend tells him his ex is coming to visit. Then he meets his parole officer. With all this stress, it’s no wonder that Mike resorts to magic to cope.
Mercy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2017 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
(5.00 from 1 review)
How far would you go to heal someone’s pain? After years of watching innocent people suffer, a psychiatric nurse makes it her mission to help the most hopeless of her patients — in a way no one will ever suspect.
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Goddess Rising
An epic dark Urban Fantasy of gods warring with demons using humans as pawns set in our real world and hinging on events from ancient history.

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