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Strange Little Band paperback

Addison and Shane, the antiheroes of the paranormal romance Strange Little Band, know this all too well. They battle each other, their employer, and their own demons as they attempt to raise their son together. Strange Little Band is available in paperback, eBook, and collector's editions. Check out the store below!

Free Sample Chapters

Download the first four chapters in the format of your choice.

If you'd like a longer sample, read half of the novel for free on Smashwords. Available formats: HTML, Kindle, ePub, LRF, Palm Doc

Press

The wonderfully adversarial relationship between Addison and Shane creates a dark comedy of errors inside of a top secret society that may or may not be on the side of the world outside of its nefarious influence. ... [Strange Little Band is] mainly a love story between two very bad people who use and manipulate others at will. It's an interesting point of view, like seeing how a master villain and his relationships play out on a day to day basis. ... Empathy may not be a good trait for a supervillain to cultivate, but it certainly makes for some darn hot and sexy conflict.

Read the full review on Goodreads.

—M. Jones, author of 314 Crescent Manor and Black Wreath

The beginning is perhaps a little slow, more character-driven than anything else, but the setting is intriguing and it soon develops into a nail-biting tale of corporate intrigue as Addison and Shane build up a tentative trust only to find all of Triptych against them.

Read the full review on Goodreads.

—A.M. Harte, Managing Editor of Ergofiction

"I'm really not a big fan of romance. Thankfully Strange Little Band is not a sappy romance. It's a dark dysfunctional romance that doesn't pretend it's normal. ... It's a wonderfully strange [story] and I will keep going back for more."

—Becka Sutton, author of Dragon Wars

"Strange Little Band is an engrossing love/hate story set in the heart of a cold-hearted megacorp. ... Shane, an alien half-breed, and Addison, a psychic, are themselves both the players and the played in the elaborate game the Triptych Corporation is playing. ... Neither Addison nor Shane are likeable people, and yet, living their lives vicariously through the story, they become sympathetic characters: they're well-written, believable, and engaging."

—Lyn Thorne-Alder, author of Addergoole

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Free Sample Chapters   |   Paperback   |   eBooks   |   Collector's Editions   |   Other Freebies

Free Sample Chapters

Pick a format!   PDF (3 MB)       ePub (447 kb)       Kindle (558 kb)

 

Strange Little Band eBook formats

eBooks

ePub: $2.99 US
PDF: $2.99 US
Kindle: $2.99 US

Available at Amazon's Kindle store

Strange Little Band paperback book

Paperback

Order copies of the paperback (366 pages; $10.95 US) through CreateSpace.

 

 

 

 

Collector's Editions

Collector's Editions are available through December 31, 2010. Virginia residents will be charged 5% sales tax. Shipping will be added to the Full-timer, Director, Chairman, and Powers That Be packages.

Intern: $10 US

  • all eBook versions (PDF, ePub, and Kindle)
  • high-resolution PDF of the 11" x 17" poster (preview)
SLB Intern Collector's Edition

Full-timer: $25 US

  • inscribed copy of the paperback
  • all eBook versions (PDF, ePub, and Kindle)
  • high-resolution PDF of the 11" x 17" poster (preview)

Please email Nancy (nancy{at]nancybrauer[dot}com) the name or any other special requests for the inscription.

SLB Full-timer Collector's Edition

Director: $50 US

  • 11" x 17" poster (preview)
  • four postcards (preview front and back)
  • four bookmarks (preview of front and back)
  • inscribed copy of the paperback
  • all eBook versions (PDF, ePub, and Kindle)
  • high-resolution PDF of the 11" x 17" poster

Please email Nancy (nancy{at]nancybrauer[dot}com) the name or any other special requests for the inscription.

SLB Director Collector's Edition

Chairman: $75 US

  • saddle-stitched booklet with all bonus stories
  • 11" x 17" poster (preview)
  • four postcards (preview front and back)
  • four bookmarks (preview of front and back)
  • inscribed copy of the paperback
  • all eBook versions (PDF, ePub, and Kindle)
  • high-resolution PDF of the 11" x 17" poster

Please email Nancy (nancy{at]nancybrauer[dot}com) the name or any other special requests for the inscription.

SLB Chairman Collector's Edition

Powers That Be: $100 US

Please email Nancy (nancy{at]nancybrauer[dot}com) the name or any other special requests for the inscription, as well as which hoodie you'd like.

SLB Powers That Be Collector's Edition

 

Other Freebies

Strange Little Band poster

Preview

high-resolution,
letter-sized poster PDF

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Strange Little Band chibis postcard front

Preview front and back

high-resolution postcard PDF
(22 MB zip archive)

Free download

Strange Little Band bookmark

Preview of front and back

high-resolution bookmark PDF
(6.2 MB zip archive)

Free download

About

Strange Little Band sprang unbidden from the imaginations of Nancy Brauer and Vanessa Brooks. We'd been writing together for a few years, when without warning Shane Myers and Addison Harris demanded to have their stories told. We started emailing scenes back and forth. In less than a year we dreamed up 140,000 words (!), greatly amusing ourselves in the process.

Initially we toyed with the idea of shaping all of those emails into a novel. Then Nancy discovered web fiction. We decided that a webserial would be a great format for SLB. A little WordPress and a lot of copying and pasting later, and the first incarnation of SLB was up and running.

Strange Little Band ran as a serial from May 2009 through August 2010. We gave the serial a thorough edit to create the paperback and eBook versions. Several bonus stories that aren't in the paperback or eBook are available over here.

Brian Goff did the illustrations used in the poster and bookmark. Charissa Cotrill drew the chibi versions of protagonists featured on the postcard. The cover art and interior design of the book are by Nancy Brauer.

Contact

Questions? Comments? Email Nancy at nancy {at] nancybrauer [dot} com.