Saturday, August 26, 2006

YOU Helped Me Make the List!

I know you must be getting bored to tears with the MAMA'S BOY posts, but I'm pretty freakin' excited to share this with you, and to thank you big time for helping me make the list. Check-out #5 in the pre-order section. From


New Shocklines Bestsellers lists up for the past month. Shockliners (those who post here) are highlighted in [red]. Congrats to all and thanks to everyone for supporting the Shockliners and

In-Stock Shockliners Bestsellers for the past month:
1) 4 Fear of by Richard Chizmar, Brian Freeman, Brian Keene, and Tom Monteleone with an intro by John Skipp
2) The Rutting Season by Brian Keene with cover art by Caniglia
3) Offspring by Jack Ketchum
4) The Little Brass Book of Full Metal Fiction by Douglas E. Winter with eye-popping cover art by Tom Monteleone!
5) Pressure by Jeff Strand
6) The Church of Dead Languages by James Newman and Jason Brannon with art by Keith Minnion
7) Hardboiled Cthulhu edited by James Ambuehl with work by Shockliners Steven L. Shrewsbury, Jeffrey Thomas, William Meikle, James Chambers, Cody Goodfellow, and J.F. Gonzalez
8) When Dark Descends: A Novelette by Charles L. Grant & Thomas F. Monteleone
9) Here Comes a Candle by Frederic Brown
10) Strange Seed by T.M Wright

Advance Order Shockliners Bestsellers for the past month:
1) Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill
2) The Rising: Death in 4 Colors by Brian Keene
3) A Little Silver Book of Sterling Stories by Richard Matheson
4) A Little Gold Book of Gruesome Stories by TBA
5) Mama's Boy: A Novella by Fran Friel with an intro by James Newman and art by Tom Moran and Zach McCain
6) Falling Angel by William Hjortsberg
7) The Lady of Serpents: The Vampyricon, Book 2 by Douglas Clegg
8) The Tenant by Roland Topor
9) On Writing Horror: A Handbook, Revised Edition by the Horror Writers Association and Edited by Mort Castle including work by Shockliners Tom Monteleone, Michael A. Arnzen, Mort Castle, Nick Mamatas, Tom Piccirilli, Karen E. Taylor, W.D. Gagliani, Steven Savile, Joe Nassise, Weston Ochse, Lee Thomas, Lisa Morton, Yvonne Navarro, Judi Rohrig, John Everson, Bev Vincent, and Scott Nicholson (did I miss any Shockliners?)
10) The Long Last Call by John Skipp with art by Chad Savage

A special thanks to Matt Schwartz, owner of for his kindness and support long before I wrote a book for him to sell. You're amazing, Matt! And thank you EVERYONE for your incredible love and encouragement, and for helping MAMA'S BOY celebrate such a wonderful launch. I simply cannot thank you enough! Woo-Hoo!

Wickedly Yours,
Fran Friel


George R Taylor said...

Congratulations Fran! :)

And the countdown continues....5 more days till your novella is released!


Fran Friel said...

You're the best, George. Thanks SO much.

5 more I hadn't even been counting. I'm glad you've got it covered.


LA Burton said...

Congrats Fran. I can't wait to pick up your book.

Fran Friel said...

Lisa - Your support has been wonderful. I'm grateful for all of you kind messages and encouragement. I hope you enjoy MB!


LA Burton said...

Fran someday soon you can do the same for me.

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