Six Books Now Available Free on Smashwords!

Who doesn’t love a free book?

If you’re a Smashwords reader, you can cash in and get six of my fiction titles for free. You can also order them in paperback (not free) or Kindle (almost free, only a buck) on Amazon.

Titles and links are below. Share and enjoy!

A teenager who aspires to be the next George Lucas accidentally writes himself into a sci-fi universe of his own creation!

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The creator of the Cave World makes life harder for a struggling friend when he writes her into the fictional universe he created as the most wanted woman in the galaxy.

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After a crushing defeat at the hands of her arch-nemesis War Eagle, a notorious super-villain returns to her quiet Iowa hometown with enemies of all kinds hot on her heels.

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After saving the world from a deadly menace not once but four times, mercenary turned nun Trish Angel gets a chance to start over on a different planet. But when an alien menace rears its ugly head, Trish must face the choice of keeping her vow never to kill or saving humanity again.

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Collections may seem like an odd occupation for a special forces veteran, but there’s nothing normal about Max Rogan’s job. While most collection agents are after cars and tech toys, Max’s quarry is a little higher end: human shells, created and cloned in a genetics lab for the purposes of organ transplants.

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In a private institution, a young woman suffers a broken heart when the man she loves suddenly vanishes. There’s no explanation, and no time for a goodbye. In another institution a man is presented with some startling news: he is a clone, a custom made “shell” created for a client whose body is nearly spent. Soon his mind will be gone, replaced with the mind of his aging benefactor.

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Free Kindle Books – Five Days Only!

Hey Kindle readers!

Want some free books? Several of my titles are available free now through Tuesday, April 9.

Click the links below to see what’s available, then follow the links to Amazon to get these titles for free.

Robot/Girlfriend

Tales from the Dad Side

Martian Queen

Zorana: Confessions of a Small Town Super-Villain

Cave World / Return to Cave World

The Shell Collector / Shell Games

And for all you wrestling fans…

Eat Sleep Wrestle

Offer ends on April 9. Stock up your Kindle for summer now!

Die Alan Die: New Novel Seeking Beta Readers

It’s been a while since I delved into the science fiction realm, but I’m itching to get an old project finished and released in the next year.

Die Alan Die is a typical love story in many ways. Boy met girl. Girl dumped boy. Girl from alternate universe shows up to kill boy. It’s filled with humor, inter-dimensional travel, time travel, chases, general mayhem, and you guessed it: dragons.

Like many current sci-fi hits, Die Alan Die is also rife with pop culture references. The one difference is my pop culture references date back to the 1930s, including a stellar supporting role by the tragic blonde bombshell Thelma Todd.

If that’s not enough to make you want to read it, there are hundreds of sci-fi authors still churning our dreary tales of dystopia for you.

For those that are interested in giving a PDF version of the current, no doubt typo-filled draft a read, email me at johncosper@yahoo.com. I am currently seeking beta readers, and I’d love to get your thoughts.

Cover Artist Spotlight: Erik Hodson

I first saw Erik Hodson’s work at a comic con in Louisville, and I immediately loved his work. It was a print of the Baroness from GI Joe standing in front of a H.I.S.S. that sold me on him, but his print of Sgt. Slaughter holding Cobra Commander and Hulk Hogan in headlocks was foreshadowing of what was to come for both of us.

I first used Erik to create the book cover of Space Kat, using actress Megan Mooney (who plays Kat in the trailer for the book) as the model for Kat.

I later went back to him to create a new cover for Martian Queen using my frequent collaborators Ally LaBar and Denny Grinar for inspiration.

Erik has become the go-to art guy for the pro wrestling world, and he was the official artist of Starrcast in September. I am certain he’ll be asked back for Starrcast II. We reconnected this fall, and he did a third cover for me – this one for the Bomb Shelter’s debut novel, A Scattered Timeline.

Simply put, Erik Hodson is an incredible artist. His work always amazes me. My kids have a Gravity Falls print of his hanging upstairs, and one of these days I’m going to get either Baroness or Sgt. Slaughter for my basement. It’s always a pleasure to work with him, to visit with him, and see what he’s created since our last visit.

Visit Erik’s webpage to see more of his remarkable work.