Crescent Suns eBooks
Crescent Suns e-Books is a co-op non-publishing house agency, designed with the intention of helping those indie authors who are not certain how to publish their stories or how to produce a quality cover for the stories they are ready to publish. We also (for a nominal fee) will read through your finished manuscript and proof it to eliminate common errors in spelling, grammar, syntax, formatting, etc., providing you, the author, with each error needing to be corrected. For a slightly higher fee we will edit your manuscript for you, eliminating all of the above errors without altering the flavor or intent of your creativity.
We do not accept every author who asks for help, mostly because some who have emailed Crescent Suns e-Books are already so polished that they have no need of our services, yet only lack the confidence to publish their stories on their own. We also will not accept those authors who by our estimation have no talent or skill in writing and would be wasting their money and our time enlisting our services. Yes, we realize this may only be our opinion, but that is the one we must stand by. Any story we decline is not with intent to belittle the author or the work submitted; it simply does not meet the criteria we set. Each author not accepted by Crescent Suns e-Books is perfectly able to publish his or her own works at Smashwords.com without our assistance. We wish all of you well in your endeavors.
Still others subscribe to the services of Crescent Suns e-Books by having us act on their behalf as their publisher online. That does not eliminate the need for those authors to "get the word out" on each of their authored masterpieces, since there is only so much we as a publisher can accomplish, but we are willing to assist in every manner possible to those who seek our help.
Do you have a story completed, but are not certain it's ready to be published? Send an email to: email@example.com. Please be patient - we have a lot to do currently and will answer each and every email received in as timely a manner as possible.
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Chronicles of a Bare Naked Nudist, Rebirth: Penny's Tale
by Jacob M. Drake
Living life as a wild child party girl finally takes its toll and Bernadette Wilkins takes a rare opportunity to remake herself and leave her past behind, but to do so means stealing from the worst bad boy she's ever known. On the run and living under a new name as Penelope Copperfield life is the best it's ever been, but will it last and get better or crumble in on top of her?
Chronicles of a Bare Naked Nudist
by Jacob M. Drake
When his wife dies in a tragic accident police detective Rick Williams embarks on life-changing decisions that no one about him could have foreseen. He sells his house, retires, and decides to travel across the USA from one nudist club to another, enjoying the friendships and freedom that only clothes-free living can provide. Then unseen danger arises and he must fight to protect those he loves.
by Jacob M. Drake
On Earth super-powered beings exist, but the being known as The Solarian is the most powerful of them all, that is until another hero falls from the sky and crashes bodily onto the streets of New York City out of nowhere and then it's up to The Solarian to not only figure out who he is and where he came from, but answer the question as to why this being is nearly a replica of himself.
Pumpkin Patch Tales
by Jacob M. Drake
To many people pumpkins are a source of joy during Halloween. They carve faces on them and place a candle in them for an eerie glow.
For the people of the stories in this book the orange gourds bring far more terror than any of them ever hoped to feel.
Pumpkin Patch Tales contains eight stories crafted to chill you to the bone.
**Some stories may be horrifyingly graphic in their content.**
Forever the Dark Grave
by Jacob M. Drake
Free from his enslavement, the vampire known as Phoenix searches for the way to stop his former master from enslaving all mankind. He discovers powers within him not common to other vampires and meets the most ancient of all his Kind. But werewolves try to keep him from success.
Then he is once more trapped by those he once served and placed in a tomb that will be for him forever the dark grave.
Darkness in the Light
by Jacob M. Drake
Nic Draca wakes in a puddle in an alley, a tattoo etched on his face. Worst of all he finds he now has a taste for blood - human blood. As he discovers what happened to make him this way he finds himself becoming entrenched in a world of darkness he never knew existed. Both vampires and werewolves are real in the world he thought he knew. Where does he fit in?
Second in the Forever Darkness Series
by Jacob M. Drake
When a family man finds his less-than-perfect life turned completely upside down by his becoming a vampire everything he knows and values is called into question, especially when other vampires expect him to assist them in staging a coup that will result in the ravaging and enslavement of all humans. He must then decide what it means for him to live forever.
First of the Forever Darkness series.
by Jacob M. Drake
Patrick Riley, college student, suddenly finds himself holding two ancient swords - and his body transformed into that of an alien metallic warrior. Is it possible his old friend Cameron Kensington can help or have Cameron's own changes made him the enemy?
The second book of The Many Worlds of the Solarian. There are too many changes coming to miss a single installment.
by Jacob M. Drake
Having unusual abilities can be a great thing - unless you have no one to share in them. This is how Marshall Montgomery experiences life until he discovers how to cross the dimensional divide to a different Earth where others like him exist - and he finds the girl he's always dreamed of as well as the family he lacks on his own world.
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- Smashwords Style Guide
on March 18, 2010
Out of all the books I've ever read this book is the most important. Without Mark's help found in this book I wouldn't now have my first seven books published and ready for people to read. Mark made it easy to follow in order to get my work published. Sure, I messed up a few times, but that was my fault. Now that I know the proper way to follow Mark's work (Do what he says)it's super easy to get my latest book uploaded to Smashwords, along with the cover. Thanks, Mark.
- Smashwords Book Marketing Guide
on March 18, 2010
Thanks to Mark's advice in this book my ebooks are already generating more downloads. It's not hard advice to follow (not rocket science for sure) and works easily enough. Thanks, Mark!
- Who Censored Roger Rabbit?
on April 15, 2010
I've always loved the movie "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?" and since this is the book that movie was taken from I figured I'd give it a try. There was a lot different from the book to the movie, but we all know that's how the movie biz works, right? The differences were nothing to lessen my enjoyment of the book, rather they enhanced my reading, since I didn't know automatically what to expect from start to finish. I heartily recommend this book to anyone who has understood from our beloved Roger what the true essence of the universe really is.
on Jan. 02, 2011
Enjoyable storyline and plot. Good that there was a limitation on the protagonist as far as what he could do with his unique ability. Characterizations were great. Sara Reinke can definitely tell a compelling story. The only detractions were the intermittent misspellings, but the overall story was great.
- The Birthday Surprise
on Jan. 02, 2011
The Birthday Surprise was a surprisingly enjoyable read. My only criticism is that is was too short. I would have enjoyed being titillated a bit longer (pun intended) by the eroticism of this story.
Great job on Jessica Morse's ability to write a compellingly erotic story.
- Monster Story
on March 03, 2011
McCarty Griffin proves with Monster Story that she not only understands what monsters are all about, but that she can take her knowledge and turn it into the best werewolf story ever placed on the market. Move over Lon Chaney. Take a hike you Twilight wannabes. McCarty Griffin is the new alpha in the werewolf pack and she has the story to prove it.
For a more in-depth review on this book visit: http://crescentsunspublishing.blogspot.com/2011/02/monster-lives-among-us.html
- Dangerous Times
on March 03, 2011
This story has its intermittent errors in grammar that need to be cleaned up, but none of them are enough to detract from a story that is as imaginative as it is fulfilling.
Phillip Frey proves with Dangerous Times that he can deliver a tightly written page-turner that will leave you waiting for the sequel.
For a more in-depth review on this eBook, visit: http://crescentsunspublishing.blogspot.com/2011/03/dangerous-times.html
on April 10, 2011
If your stomach is squeamish or you cannot stand violence against men (heh), then perhaps Half-Inch is not the story for you. If, however, reading a well-crafted tale of revenge and triumph is more to your liking, then download your copy of McCarty Griffin's imaginative novella and begin devouring page after page of exciting and well-plotted real-life drama that could one day find it's way onto the front page of the daily newspaper.
Half-Inch, by McCarty Griffin is a spell-binding, mesmerizing story of our times and worth the read.
For the full review on this eBook: http://crescentsunspublishing.blogspot.com/2011/04/half-inch-triumph.html
- The Accidental Rebel
on April 13, 2011
Though interesting and certainly of high enough quality to be worthy of a full-length novel of its own, there were so many errors of almost every type within this short story that the enjoyment, at least for me, was completely ruined. Why the author of this story failed to take the teeniest bit of time in order to proof the outgrowth of his own creation is beyond my understanding. It took me little enough time to read this story; certainly it wouldn't have taken much more time than that for the author to make certain this imaginative piece was of the highest standard.
- Reverse Metamorphosis Book One of the Irrevocable Change Trilogy, The Evolution of an Assassin
on April 14, 2011
In this raw, unbridled look at how an assassin might be made, R.E. Schobernd reveals intricacies of underworld crime that suggest he might know more than he's willing to admit, except within the pages of his fictional writing.
Irrevocable Change is a chilling look into the life of an underworld hit man unlike any you have ever read before or are likely to read ever again.
For the full review on this book visit: http://crescentsunspublishing.blogspot.com/2011/04/killer-beginings.html
- The Blood That Bonds
on April 25, 2011
In The Blood That Bonds, we are thrust into a realm that is decidedly not of romance and frivolity as the heroine (Simply named "Two"), who is trapped in the role as a heroin-infected-prostitute and can't escape, beaten and abused by the pimp who "owns" her, meets Theroen, a vampire of no mean power, who falls in love with her and she with him. He turns her into one of the denizens of darkness, but these are vamps with a difference, due to their particular bloodline - up to a certain point in their night-existence these vamps can revert - if their sire dies - completely.
For the full review, visit here: http://crescentsunspublishing.blogspot.com/2011/04/bloodsuckers-abound.html
- The False Man
on June 04, 2011
An excellent drama of life through the eyes of a man forced by circumstance to assume the identity of not only a dead man, but someone he himself killed. The False man is one of those stories impossible to put down, because it makes the reader want to know what exactly is happening in the bizarre life of this False Man.
For the full review on this eBook: http://crescentsunspublishing.blogspot.com/2011/06/light-in-darkness-false-man.html
- Mortal Ghost
on June 09, 2011
Mortal Ghost is a soul-searching story of mystery, drama, love and adventure that will keep you turning page after page after page until the end comes looming up at you and you realize there needs to be more. Perhaps there will be, but for now, the author leaves us with a satisfying ending that weaves its way into our minds and hearts and lets us know this author knows how to tell a story.
For a full review on this eBook visit: http://crescentsunspublishing.blogspot.com/2011/06/ghost-mortal-more.html
on June 14, 2011
Clip, by Kenneth Wayne is provocative in more ways than one as he weaves this spellbinding novel that explores and explodes myths about many theories some of us just might hold as truth.
For the full review on this eBook visit: http://crescentsunspublishing.blogspot.com/2011/06/soul-travel-on-sexy-side.html
- Fatal Boarding
on June 22, 2011
In Fatal Boarding E. R. Mason gives an adventurous account of life among the stars for those who prefer traveling "out there" rather than remaining land-bound. For a fun adventure with plenty of fast-paced action, download your copy of Fatal Boarding from Smashwords.
For the full review on this eBook visit: http://crescentsunspublishing.blogspot.com/2011/06/space-exploring-hard-way.html
- Inspector Zhang Gets His Wish (A Free Short Story)
on July 12, 2011
Excellent story. Stephen Leather at his best.
This is a locked room mystery of the highest order. Just as with the old stories that have all but gone out of vogue (unfortunately) Inspector Zhang excels at looking at the clues he has available and deducing who the murderer is. Forensics be hanged! With a detective like this Asian Inspector, who needs DNA?
- Frannie the Titless Wonder
on Sep. 06, 2011
Hit another home run out of the park for Nikki Palmer. She keeps writing hot little erotica numbers that are intended for one thing and one thing only (I think) and that's to get people aroused. This latest offering from this High Priestess of "hard romance" does exactly that in a strange little story about a girl with no tits who meets a nerd with no sexual control. Do they mesh together enough to get the job done? Read the story and find out for yourself.
- Briefs (A Collection of Short Stories)
on Sep. 21, 2011
Dive on in and see what's waiting in this collection of briefs. The first one will definitely grab your attention, and if you're male, make you hard, if you're female, make you wet. Rush knows his shit when it comes to sex.
- Buttcrack Betty
on Oct. 06, 2011
As usual Nikki Palmer has written a humorous and highly sexualized story that I can only label as "Hard Romance". It stops short of being plain old porn, but goes far beyond the usual romance story, so what else can I call it?
If you want an entertaining read that will make oyou laugh and get you off, Buttcrack Betty is the one to do it.
- The Freebie
on Dec. 15, 2011
This is a GREAT book. The sex is a little lighter than most erotica, but that's good, cause the plot is more developed. Actually this story reminds me more of a classic literature story written back when people knew how to write. Not like the crap most people publish these days. Kathy Rowe is growing in her experience in writing and is on her way to being a serious talent to butt heads with. Wouldn't surprise me to see a "Big Time" print publisher checking her out real soon. And to think this book is FREE on here.
- The Chocolate Sword Swallower
on Jan. 01, 2012
K. Rowe has a unique style for an erotica writer. She doesn't always write a story the same way most in her genre would. Instead she seems to see the story and let it dictate what tone it will take, making each one she writes a unique experience. This one is like that. Here we have a story that shows us how things might be if a circus sword swallower got it on with a man who has a dick longer than most men's forearms. What developes is a steamy story that makes us wish we were one or the other of the participants. Reading this story will make you yearn to run away and join the circus, but only in the hopes of finding a sexual experience like the characters in this story.
- Dreams and Deja Vu
on Jan. 15, 2012
A truly sexy, HOT, mysterious story by Gwendolyn Cummings. This story moves us through a period of years with lots happening in the lives of the main characters in their real lives as well as their dreams. Much longer than what most erotica stories give us, too. Dreams and Deja Vu is a romantic/erotic read you will enjoy.
- HYM and HUR
on Jan. 26, 2012
Anyone here old enough to remember the Twilight Zone? How about the early short stories of Isaac Asimov? If you are you'll get my meaning when I say reading Hym and Hur was like watching an episode of the Twilght Zone or reading one of Asimov's early stories. It has that "old time" feel to it which I find comforting and refreshing. Not many people write the way the "old masters" did and I think that's a shame. Hym and Hur is a brief, but interesting concept that perhaps could be expanded on a bit (Which is why I only gave it four stars), but still, it gets the story across in a fun way that made me feel as though I was sitting in front of the old black and white TV we had when I was a kid watching Rod Serling introduce this week's show.
Definitely worth reading.
- The Secrets to Ebook Publishing Success
on March 27, 2012
The book everyone has been waiting for and it's FREE. Thanks to Mark Coker for giving us what we need to make all our books a success.
- Spanking the Bride
on Aug. 12, 2012
I just finished Spanking the Bride (That sounds so wrong when I say it like that) and I have to say that Gwendolyn Cummings did a very good job in portraying a story wherein the bride has a condition of liking sex - with more than one man - a bit too much. If you enjoy multiple partners (All at once) and a variety of sexual innovations, Spanking the Bride delivers.
- Blood Bath (Seven Free Jack Nightingale Short Stories)
on May 02, 2014
An excellent story from Stephen Leather on one of his most enjoyable characters. Jack Nightingale is at best a rascal hiding in sheep's clothing, especially in how he treats his long-suffering assistant, Jenny, but the style in which he is written leaves us always wanting to see more of his adventures. Then there are the other stories in this volume, each one penned by a different author and most of those are written in the same manner in which Leather intended his hero be viewed. There is one story amongst these I could live without, but all the others written by, Alex Shaw, Andrew Peters, Conrad Jones, Matt Hilton, and Robert Waterman, exhibit the wonderful style in their writing that makes me want to find other books by these authors and read them as well.