Imajin Books

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The future of reading is ebooks, and the future is NOW!

Imajin (pronounced just like 'imagine') Books* is an innovative publisher of quality fiction in ebook and trade paperback editions. We're also the home of Imajin Qwickies (novella imprint) and Ogopogo Books (children's imprint). You'll find our books at Amazon, KoboBooks, Smashwords and other ebook and print retailers.

We are a small, independent Canadian publisher and we operate as a traditional publisher in some ways (yet we're anything but "traditional"), offering small advances and above standard royalties. We are NOT a subsidy publisher and we do not charge upfront fees to our authors. See our submission guidelines.

We are an electronic publisher (ebooks) and a print publisher (via Createspace), and we offer solutions to authors looking for publication who do not want to self-publish.

Our authors will have input regarding their book title and cover design, and will be considered part of our team. As the publisher, we will creatively market your books online with passion and dedication, and we expect the same in return from our authors.

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The Monster Pit
Series: Chicaghosts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,380. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2016 by Imajin Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Detective Aubrey (Brie) Hamilton and her team of retired detectives, the Old Fart Squad, are called in to investigate the disappearance of people and pets who have wandered too close to the gaping hole. When a mother and child come forward with film footage of the pit, Brie, Wiz, Reggie and the others realize that whatever lurks at the bottom is something otherworldly—and dangerous.
Gone Gorilla
Series: Chicaghosts. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,700. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2016 by Imajin Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When the famous Bushman exhibit of a lowland gorilla goes missing from Chicago’s Museum of Natural History, no self-respecting Chicago police detective wants the case. So the assignment is pawned off on an ‘old fart squad’ of retirees called back into service and led by the classy Aubrey Hamilton. But how does one profile a thief who has stolen a 500 lb. stuffed ape?
The Author's Guide to Selling Books to Non-Bookstores
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,810. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2016 by Imajin Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Sales
Selling to traditional bookstores and making a profit can be extremely difficult, but there is an alternative. In this step-by-step guide, best-selling author Kristina Stanley will show YOU how to move beyond the bookstores and sell to other retail outlets. Every step is detailed, from formulating a plan to collecting money.
Operation Babylift
Series: Kira Callahan Mystery. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,420. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2016 by Imajin Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
When Florence Kensington gives up her coveted spot at ReVisions Retirement Residence to newcomers Roy and Linh Jackson, she unknowingly awakens Kira Callaghan’s Vietnam memories—and her PTSD. However, Kira’s “inner retired journalist” has no choice but to investigate when Florence is found dead.
Infestation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,620. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2016 by Imajin Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Every house has its secrets, some more perverse and horrific than others… Suspense author Cathy Tremblay and her cable-installer husband, Mike, have just moved into a new home in West Kelowna, BC., where they get to experience nature at its finest. Between deer traipsing across the front yard and a “quailing daycare” in the back, they’re living la vida buena. Until everything changes.
Deadly Season
Series: A Carmedy & Garrett Mini-Mystery. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,120. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2015 by Imajin Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Last month Kate Garrett was a Police Detective. Now she’s a Pet P.I.? Kate recently inherited half her father’s private investigation company and a partner who is as irritating as he is attractive. Kate has been avoiding Jake Carmedy for years, but now her life might depend on him. Kate and Jake are on the hunt for a serial cat killer who has mysterious connections to her father’s last police case
A Killer Necklace
Series: Fashionation with Mystery. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,930. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2015 by Imajin Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Weather Network star Gina Monroe arrives in Black Currant Bay for her wedding shower, all is bliss. But happiness turns to horror when Gina and close friend Becki find the hostess with her head bashed in. Strange things come to light when Gina and Becki are asked to sort through the dead woman’s belongings. Just who was this woman?
Fern
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,430. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2015 by Imajin Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Can one woman heal the heart of a lawman? A gardener who uses plants to heal, Fern Montgomery is an outcast who refuses to be pushed out of town. When her friend is murdered and all fingers point to Fern as the only suspect, she must find a way to prove her innocence while fighting off unwanted feelings for the sheriff.
Dead Man Floating
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,690. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015 by Imajin Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Security guard Evan Dunstan didn’t expect to find a body floating in a campus stream. An empty vodka bottle nearby suggests that the highly despised George Krenn, head of the plumbing department, had drunkenly fallen in...Uncovering the truth proves to be more than challenging. It may cost Evan his job, his friendship, and his woman. Will Evan find the killer, or will the killer find him first?
Lancelot's Lady (2nd edition)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,380. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015 by Imajin Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
When palliative care nurse Rhianna McLeod is given a gift of a dream holiday to the Bahamas from her dying patient, billionaire JT Lance, Rhianna has no idea that her 'holiday' will include being stranded on a private island with Jonathan, an irritating but irresistibly handsome recluse. Or that she'll fall head over heels for the man. Written by Cherish D'Angelo, aka Cheryl Kaye Tardif
How I Made Over $42,000 in 1 Month Selling My Kindle eBooks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,560. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Imajin Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Sales & selling / management, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
UPDATED: 20/11/13 - NEW COVER! NOW CONTAINS OVER 130 LINKS TO SITES THAT WILL PROMOTE YOUR FREE EBOOK. #1 Marketing book specifically designed for Amazon's KDP Select program! "Not only did I earn over $42,000 in ebook sales, I am now represented by Trident Media, and Amazon Publishing has offered me various promos plus translation deals and audiobooks. The key is to DO these steps, not read them.
Up Chit Creek
Series: Kira Callahan Mystery. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,310. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015 by Imajin Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
An Imajin Qwickies™ Mystery/Crime Novella - No one is surprised that “nosy Rosie” is the one who finds poor Mr. Hummel in the garden. The surprise is the knife in his back. Nothing like this has ever happened in Chittendom Creek, let alone at the ReVisions Retirement Residence. When the oldies start dropping like flies, it’s Kira Callahan to the rescue.
Code Name: Gypsy Moth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,810. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015 by Imajin Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
It isn't easy running your own bar in the final frontier...especially when you’re hiding a secret. Nell Romana loves two things: running The Blue Angel Bar, and Dalamar, a notorious modern-day knight for hire. Too bad he doesn't know she is actually a spy working undercover for the Federation...
E.Y.E. of the Scorpion
Series: E.Y.E. Spy Mystery. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,580. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015 by Imajin Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Launching Imajin Books’ new Imajin Qwickies™ imprint, international bestselling author Cheryl Kaye Tardif introduces us to her E.Y.E. Spy Mystery series with Book 1, E.Y.E. OF THE SCORPION… When Eileen Edwards, a former-cop-turned-PI, is given the task to find a missing street kid named Zipper, she has no idea what she has let into her life.
Die Melodie der Wale
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,420. Language: German. Published: January 30, 2015 by Imajin Books. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Inspirational
Dreizehn Jahre ist es her, dass der tragische Tod ihrer Mutter Sarah Richardsons Leben zerstörte. Schockierende Umstände führten bei dem trauernden Teenager zu einem teilweisen Gedächtnisverlust. Es ist leichter, manche Dinge einfach zu vergessen.
Die Melodie der Wale: Schulausgabe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,340. Language: German. Published: January 29, 2015 by Imajin Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Mit detailliertem Diskussionsleitfaden für Lehrer! Dreizehn Jahre ist es her, dass der tragische Tod ihrer Mutter Sarah Richardsons Leben zerstörte. Schockierende Umstände führten bei dem trauernden Teenager zu einem teilweisen Gedächtnisverlust. „Bewegend … ansprechend und traurig.“ ―Booklist Es ist leichter, manche Dinge einfach zu vergessen...
Dream House: A Short Story
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014 by Imajin Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Horror » Occult
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Evil lurks in the shadows… Christine and Ray Kingston are ecstatic to move into their “dream home,” a stately manor in Danvers, Massachusetts, but they have no idea that the house has a life of its own. As a disturbing history is revealed, their dream quickly turns into a heart-stopping nightmare. Something has been waiting for them...
The Elfling Princess
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 440. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014 by Imajin Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Once upon a time, in a world full of magic, there was a kingdom that only few humans had ever seen―the Elfling Kingdom. Have you ever seen an Elfling? I know a golden-haired girl named Jessica, who met some Elflings while playing behind her house with her brother, Sebastien. This is her story.
Stairway to Awesomeness! 30 Fundamental Steps to Living a Life of Awesomeness
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,890. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014 by Imajin Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
Being a happy, positive person and living a life of awesomeness is a choice. In the face of adversity, it isn’t always easy to make, but it is a necessary choice if you want to live life to the absolute fullest. Written and illustrated with infinite wisdom and an original comic twist, Stairway to Awesomeness is the ultimate 30-step improvement guide.
A Purse To Die For
Series: Fashionation with Mystery. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,930. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013 by Imajin Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Horror » Crime
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When fashionista and television celeb Gina Monroe goes home to attend the funeral of her late grandmother, the last thing she expects to encounter is murder. And the reading of the will is anything but fashionable as unanswered questions arise. Who is the dead woman in the woods behind the family house? And why is she dressed in Milano designer clothes?
Lucky Phoo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,790. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013 by Imajin Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Seventh graders Caylie Jiang-Kahn, Lauren Blindell and Sabrina Robinson are making a movie about their friendship when a dirty stray dog shows up and ruins the day... When Phoo is caught and taken to the animal shelter, the girls agree to foster him until he can be adopted. They immediately notice something strange. Every time the dog is around, lucky things seem to happen.
Hazardous Unions: Two Tales of a Civil War Christmas
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,290. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013 by Imajin Books. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Twin sisters separated by war, bound by love… After the death of their father, twin sisters Maggie and Matty Becker are forced to take positions with officers’ families at a nearby fort. When the southern states secede, the twins are separated, and they find themselves on opposite sides of America’s bloodiest war. (*By Alison Bruce & Kat Flannery)
Shadow Masters
Series: An Anthology from The Horror Zine, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 139,270. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013 by Imajin Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
From award-winning editor, Jeani Rector, who brought you the terrifying anthology, WHAT FEARS BECOME, comes a wicked brew of spine-tingling fiction. Featuring never before published works from best-selling authors such as Bentley Little, Yvonne Navarro, Scott Nicholson, Melanie Tem, Elizabeth Massie, Earl Hamner, Simon Clark, Cheryl Kaye Tardif, Ronald Malfi, Lisa Morton, Jeff Bennington & more.
White Heaven Women
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,400. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013 by Imajin Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Separated by Death, Reunited by Fate… In the year 1899, in Whitehaven, Cumbria, UK, Lady Constance Witherspoon, only 14 years of age, gives birth to twin girls during a tumultuous storm. Lady Elisa (Beth) is born with a diagnosis of demonic possession, while her twin, Lady Sarah, is crushed and killed when the ceiling collapses in the storm. In the year 2000, Sally Witherspane returns home...
Fatal Error
Series: BackTracker, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,960. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013 by Imajin Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
When the police chopper rescues her from The Traz biker compound, fourteen-year-old Katrina thinks she’s escaping her brutal past. But she soon discovers that the cops know her darkest secrets, and she slides into an emotional hell of horror and guilt.
The Traz: School Edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,940. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013 by Imajin Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
One girl, one undercover cop, one dangerous gang… Thirteen-year-old Katrina is desperate for an adventure, something to numb her pain and loneliness. When Shrug, a giant biker from The Traz gang, asks if she wants a ride, she makes a reckless, life-changing decision.
The Traz
Series: BackTracker, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,820. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013 by Imajin Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
One girl, one undercover cop, one dangerous gang… Thirteen-year-old Katrina is desperate for an adventure, something to numb her pain and loneliness. When Shrug, a giant biker from The Traz gang, asks if she wants a ride, she makes a reckless, life-changing decision.
Whale Song: School Edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,200. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011 by Imajin Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Coming of age
13 years ago, Sarah Richardson’s life was shattered after the tragic death of her mother. The shocking event left a grief-stricken teen-aged Sarah with partial amnesia. Some things are easier to forget. But now a familiar voice from her childhood sends Sarah, a talented mid-twenties ad exexec, back to her past. A past that she had thought was long buried. Some things are meant to be buried.
What Fears Become
Series: An Anthology from The Horror Zine, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,920. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011 by Imajin Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror, Fiction » Horror » General
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From classic horror and pure suspense to Twilight-Zone-style dark fantasy, What Fears Become relentlessly explores our basic fears and leaves you with twisted endings that will make your skin crawl… This spine-tingling, international anthology contains contributions from critically acclaimed, bestselling horror authors (Bentley Little, Graham Masterton, Joe R. Lansdale & more), poets & artists.
Skeletons in the Closet & Other Creepy Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,730. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2010 by Imajin Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Horror » General
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Thirteen stories take you from one hold-your-breath chapter to the next. Stories include: A Grave Error The Death of an Old Cow Maid of Dishonor Atrophy Picture Perfect Sweet Dreams Separation Anxiety The Car Deadly Reunion Remote Control Ouija Caller Unknown Skeletons in the Closet If you are a fan of Stephen King's short story collections, you'll enjoy this creepy collection.
Remote Control
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,670. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2010 by Imajin Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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In this dark, suspenseful and somewhat comical look at one man's desires, Remote Control, a novelette by bestselling author Cheryl Kaye Tardif, delivers a strong message: Be careful what you wish for! *Finalist in 2008 Textnovel Writing Contest*
Whale Song
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,920. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2010 by Imajin Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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Thirteen years ago, Sarah Richardson’s life was shattered by a shocking tragedy that left her with partial amnesia. But now, a familiar voice from her childhood sends Sarah back to a past she'd thought was long buried. Torn by nightmares and visions of a yellow-eyed wolf and aided by killer whales that call to her in the night, Sarah must recover her memories-even if it destroys her.
The River
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,800. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2010 by Imajin Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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Stem cell research, cloning, and world domination--with a twist... Seven years ago, Del Hawthorne’s father and three of his friends disappeared near the Nahanni River and were presumed dead. When one of the missing men stumbles onto the University grounds, alive but barely recognizable and aging before her eyes, Del is shocked. Especially when the man tells her that her father is alive.


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