home of the novel by George Berger
June 22, 2012 at 3:47 pm
Since the summer of 2010, George Berger has published the following works of fiction:
Mendacities: July 2010. George’s first book, a YA adventure novel. In paperback and e-book forms, which differed slightly. Out of print in early 2013, and unlikely to ever be republished.
Without A Spark: October 2011: George’s second novel, an eco-thriller. In paperback October 2011, for Amazon’s Kindle e-reader in December 2011, and for all other e-readers in June 2012.
An Accidental Fastball to the Heart: November 2012: Just your typical girl-meets-girl-and-breaks-her-nose romance novel. Exclusive to the Amazon Kindle as an ebook in November 2012, and available as a paperback in December 2012. Available for the Nook, Sony, Kobo, and Apple devices from May 2013.
Well Met by Gaslight: April 2011. A very wordy early-Victorian adventure story. An e-book only title.*
Never According to Plan: July 2011. A very wordy early-Victorian comedy-of-errors, and a sequel to the above. An e-book only title.*
Stanley And His Sword: July 2011. A not-quite-erotica humorous adventure story. Rather well-liked by those who’ve read it. An e-book only title.*
All The Wrong Reasons: April 2012. A clean YA romantic comedy. Another e-book only title.*
Midnight’s Tale: May 2012. A literary tale of love, loss, and livestock. An e-book only title, and a Kindle Single at Amazon. Also an audiobook!*
Hamaika: September 2012. An urban fantasy, of sorts, with gratuitous zombie jokes and now seemingly obligatory discussions about food. An e-book only title, now out-of-print, just because.*
Breakfast for the Sun God: February 2013. A bad story written for a bad anthology of bad fiction that never actually happened. Exactly three e-book copies were sold, at 99c. Now out-of-print, to the dismay of exactly nobody.
Die Leiden des Jungen Ziegenbocks: July 2013. A German translation of “Midnight’s Tale”, exclusively at Amazon. My first and probably only foreign-language edition! (The title translates to something like “The Suffering of the Young Goat”, in case you were wondering.)
Methilgar’s Ring: August 2013. A relatively terrible historical literary epistolary fantasy novella, written to annoy anal-retentive historical-fiction purists and demonstrate why “write what you enjoy!” is terrible advice. An e-book exclusive to the Amazon Kindle.
The Nurse’s Dirty Secret: January 2011. Either a deconstruction or parody of erotica. Or actual, albeit horrible, erotica. Depends on who you asked. Written because someone bet me I wouldn’t. Everybody lost. There’s also a reading-group guide. (No, really.) A free e-book available for download in a couple of places, in a couple of formats. The PDF version is perhaps the most readable.
Grease is the Word: September 2011. An attempt to overcome my natural verbosity and write an adventure story in 2,500 words or less, for a contest. An e-book only release, it was free at most vendors, and should no longer be available for sale anywhere, now. You’re not missing much.
Nothing Like Love: February 2012. YA romance, written for (and rejected by) an anthology. E-book only.
The Crimson Scars: February 2012. Chick-lit, and a slightly pointless exercise in practicing-what-I-preach regarding an obscure craft discussion. An e-book only title, now out-of-print.
In November 2012, the titles marked with an asterisk above were assembled into the paperback collection Unmarketable Dross, available most everywhere books are sold (ISBN 1480145696, 320pp, MSRP 14.95 USD). A great gift for the people in your life who don’t care for e-books!