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Mark L Berry releases Full Cast Audio Drama of His Memoir


13,760 Feet: My Personal Hole in the Sky
By Mark L. Berry

Twitter:  @AV8R_Author

We have interviewed Mark L. Berry before. We have even promoted his releases of Pushing Leaves Towards the Sun – a survivor’s guilt story & Street JusticeAnd now we are pleased to Raise a Racket about Mark’s full cast audio release of 13,760 Feet – My Personal Hole om the Sky!

Book Info

The 747 that went up whole and came down in 876 pieces invaded every part of my life. My only consolation is that, without being able to turn around, she never saw the giant hole where the rest of the aircraft should have been. It was an oblong oval opening to the tumbling sky, bordered by torn cables, shredded aluminum aircraft skin, sheared beams, and spars, and accented with sparking severed wires. And I hope she couldn’t comprehend what was actually happening if she lived long enough to ride this nearly three-mile-high, free-falling hell-ivator all the way down to the ocean’s surface, and then sink to 140 feet below, where her body would wait to be recovered.

This is a TWA Flight 800 memoir told by Mark L. Berry, a former TWA pilot whose fiancé Susanne was one of the 230 passengers and crew who died when that flight exploded at 13,760 feet off Long Island’s southern shore. 41 original companion songs are infused into this story.


You can get this full cast audio drama on Audible today by clicking this link:  13,760 Feet – My Personal Hole in the Sky. 

Amazon Print link: 13,760 Feet – My Personal Hole in the Sky

Amazon Kindle link:  13,760 Feet-My Personal Hole in the Sky

Amazon Audio drama link: 13,760 Feet: My Personal Hole in the Sky


Watch the Promo!


In the News

parsec-logoThe Parsec Awards Steering Committee is pleased to announce that we are now accepting nominations for the 2015 Parsec Awards. Nominations close on May 31. Any material released between May 1, 2014 and April 30, 2015 is eligible for the 2015 awards. Material needs to be free for download and released via a mechanism that allows for subscriptions. YouTube series are eligible. If you are a podcaster or author, please feel free to nominate your own podcast or story. It is one way we know that your contact information filled is correct.

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Goodreads Giveaway! Free Signed Copies of Plague Master: Sanctuary Dome


Enter to win one of three free signed copies of H.E. Roulo‘s Plague Master: Sanctuary Dome, to be given away on Goodreads. Drawing ends on May 27, 2015.

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A teenager must fight when zombies overwhelm his dome-protected city.

“A perfect mix of classic sci-fi and zombie horror. Once you start, you are hooked!” -Jake Bible, author of Little Dead Man and Intentional Haunting.

“Starts with a bang, is complicated by a kiss, and ends with a promise. This is a YA zombie love story like no other.” -Jennifer Brozek, Author of APOCALYPSE GIRL DREAMING

Goodreads Book Giveaway

Plague Master by H.E. Roulo

Plague Master

by H.E. Roulo

Giveaway ends May 27, 2015.

See the giveaway details
at Goodreads.

Enter to Win

Or buy the book now on Amazon.

If you win, try leaving a review on Amazon or Goodreads!

Episode 80 H.E. Roulo-Plague Master: Sanctuary Dome

Podioracket Episode 80 with our own co-founder H.E. Roulo.

In this interview, hear about H.E. Roulo’s new book Plague Master:  Sanctuary Dome from conception to print and eBook release.

We include the promo for the full-cast audio drama The Omega Road Chronicles, produced by Necropolis Studio Productions. Episode 3 is “A Killer with Eyes of Ice,” written by H.E. Roulo. This project started it all and has just been released free for your listening pleasure. Enjoy a taste of the worlds in which the Plague Master series is set.

While not mentioned in the show, we do have a open submission call to announce as well. So make sure you scroll down for the links.

Listen now

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Plague Master:  Sanctuary Dome
by H.E. Roulo

Book Blurb: On a downtrodden planet, Trevor has the unenviable job of zombie bait. He saves his dream girl, but she is infected. He escapes to the domed utopia where the infected are quarantined until they change. The dome breaks and a planet’s worth of zombies invade.
And his girl could change any minute now.
“A perfect mix of classic sci-fi and zombie horror. Once you start, you are hooked!”

Twitter: @hroulo
Author Central:  H.E. Roulo

Where can you get the first book of the series? Amazon! Plague Master: Sanctuary Dome (Plague Masters Book 1)


The Omega Road Chronicles by Necropolis Studios Productions

The audio drama that started it all is now available to listen to for free. Here is more info about how you can get a taste of the Plague Master universe.  “The Killer with Eyes of Ice” originated a short story and a novel series. Listen now on iTunes!
Do you love Horror and Sci-fi? Do you love the old audio dramas? Then you will want to know more about The Omega Road Chronicles by Necropolis Studios Productions. You can also listen to H.E. Roulo’s episode, “The Killer with Eyes of Ice,” at their site.


fractured-horizonFractured Horizon by H.E. Roulo

Want more of her work? H.E. Roulo also has a Podiobook that you can listen to for free! Listen at your leisure to Fractured Horizon. Subscribe on

Book Blurb: Katherine Downs sets off to find her mysterious father—and awakens hundreds of years later into a world guided by visionary Royals. But Kay inadvertently blinds their power.

Hunted, she joins the rebel Adams, bioengineered warriors who rely on banned technology for a precarious foothold on the fading world. Will they destroy Kay for being only human, or will revelations about her own unnatural origins cause Kay to help them in their ongoing war?

Greeted by a high-tech horde, courted by visionary royalty, and always steps away from her goals, Kay must master her own abilities before humanity is destroyed on Earth and the colonies in space.

Envision a world ready to collapse– and then watch it tip over the edge.


“Happily ever after” is for children. This book prefers to evoke the grim warnings of our oldest fables. We are seeking frightening fairytales, fables, and folklore. We want to feature your own new tales or new takes on old classics. Stories of seelie and unseelie alike. Are the things that go bump in the night there to help or harm us?

Submitted stories should deal with fairies or fairy tale settings, and must also be considered horror, evoking a classic fear and dread reminiscent of the fables of old. If you are submitting a new take on a classic fairy tale, the original story and characters must be in the public domain. The setting can be our world in the past, present, or future, or a fictional setting, or the exploration of both. Stories must be Gothic, Horror, Steampunk, Gaslamp Fantasy, Dark Fantasy, Horror Romance, or have a horror element of some kind.

Are you a horror author? Here is an open submission call for an anthology that you can submit your work to. Go to for all the details.



Free Audio Drama – Omega Road Chronicles Ep. 3 “The Killer with Eyes of Ice”

herouloheadshotOur very own H.E. Roulo announces the release of the story that started her Plague Master book series.

Listen to the full cast audio drama “The Killer with Eyes of Ice.”

Listen now on iTunes!

Want audio? Love the old radio plays?

The fabulous Necropolis Studio Productions, Parsec Finalists for Age of the Zombies in 2009, has released three episodes of The Omega Road Chronicles. H.E. Roulo wrote Episode 3 “The Killer with Eyes of Ice.” It’s described as a mix of War of the Worlds, a dash of Twilight Zone, and a healthy dose of zombies.

“The Killer with Eyes of Ice” inspired a portion of H.E. Roulo’s new novel Plague Master: Sanctuary Dome, the first book of the Plague Master series. Now available on

Producer Dave Frizzell layered talented voice actors with music and sound effects. Listen to a story that finally found its voice at the The Omega Road Chronicles.

“The Killer with Eyes of Ice”

Episode 3 in the Omega Road Chronicles
Released April 11, 2015. (40 minutes long)
An interstellar plague… An inhospitable planet made into a leper colony… A rush to find a cure… Is it for the greater good?

Featuring the voice talents of:

Rhayne Archer as SamanthaMonte
Bratten as Howard
Tanja Milojevic as Elena
Chris Alder as Cob
Edison Pongklub as Delta
Alex White as Julius
Tim Rowe as Mengus
Miranda Gauvin as the Benz Mechanical Voice
Marilou Carpin as Voice 1
Mark Kalita as Voice 2
Dave Frizzell as Voice 3
Tanja Milojevic as Voice 4
Edison Pongklub as the Narrator

Written by: H.E. Roulo

Music by:
Kevin MacLeod
Human Response

Directed and Produced by: Dave Frizzell



Like H.E. Roulo’s work?

Learn more about this world in Plague Master: Sanctuary Dome.

“A perfect mix of classic sci-fi and zombie horror. Once you start, you are hooked!”


Find out more about Heather Roulo at or follow her on twitter.

Two Contest Fan Voted Contests!


Time is almost up!

If you haven’t heard time is running out to get registered for the annual Horroaddicts Master of the Macabre and Wicked Women Writers Challenges for 2015. Monday April 13th is the cut off. So wast no time clicking on the links below to get in on the fun.





Master of Macabre Contest 2015 – LAST CHANCE!

mmmWill it be you? Here is the link to the details at There will be only one fan voted winner and it wont be you if your not in the competition.





Wicked Women Writer’s Challenge 2015 – LAST CHANCE!

wwwgetthe ehlloutofourwayWho is to going to be this year? Listen ladies here is your chance to be recognized but a huge audience of avid horror fans. Why miss this chance at being the Most Wicked 2015? Register and write! Get the details at but clicking on this link.

Doris & the ANKH on Amazon

doris1Brian Holtz, author, is putting his middle-grade fantasy novel Doris and the Ankh on the Kindle book store. It is available to pre-order now, with the official release on February 13th. From here on out he is branding himself with the pseudonym “B. K. Brain” for his YA and children’s fiction…because it just seemed like a fun thing to do. 
For Doris, a swimmy in the head thirteen-year-old, it seems life can get no worse. She’s tragically unpopular at school and failing American History. She’s grounded and will not be attending the spring dance. And now a creepy bug-eyed man is going to grant her a wish, whether she likes it or not. 

Get lost with Doris in a world where flowers sneeze, fairies can’t be trusted, and a creature that isn’t quite a wolf means to kill her. 

Sometimes a big imagination is all you need. 
That, and a dead mouse. 
His Amazon author page is:
Facebook: B. K. BRAIN

Free on Amazon The Mark of a Druid


This weekend 10/11 & 12 of 2014 you can get the eBook version of The Mark of a Druid Free on Amazon!

Have you ever had a dream so real that when you awoke, it didn’t leave the recesses of your mind for days? Eve McCormick just did, and this experience will change her life and the lives of those around her permanently. A twenty-six year old hypnotherapist who oversees a research project based on discovering the answer to an age-old question, “Is reincarnation fact or fiction?” must learn to trust a Welsh stranger. An ancient Celtic prophecy and long sought-after revenge entangles the past with the present in the struggle for existence that threatens to destroy her project. A druidess and a shape-shifter must join as one to save the Druid way of life, while a Queen conspires to kill Erin’s only High King. Will the oaths and agendas of the past reach across the centuries to strengthen or destroy?

Here is the link get it free while you can and tell you friends!

Kyrien and Catrin: A World of Godsland Children’s Book


Kyrien and Catrin: A World of

Godsland Children’s Book

T-Rex Studios , Brian Rathbone

Brian Rathbone is offering free copies in exchange for an honest review on Amazon. Here is how it works:  Contact Brian at to get your free Amazon Kindle review copy.

Join the adventures of Kyrien the dragon and his friend Catrin in this illustrated book for kids. There’s work to be done around the farm, and someone must guard against the mischievous feral dragons.

Though set in the World of Godsland, this children’s book series is a whimsical tale different from the one told in Brian Rathbone’s young adult fantasy series.

19 Illustrated pages Grades Preschool-3rd Grade.

Or purchase your copy at Amazon now!


Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences Anthology Now available in Audio!

ministeryFrom the Creators of the award-winning steampunk Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences series comes a collection of new adventures from around the world. The Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences investigates the bizarre and unusual, and protects the citizens of the Empire from forces of darkness. Every agent knows that thrusting themselves into danger is part of the job, and may demand of them the ultimate sacrifice. They call on their own inner strength, wits, intellect, and innovations of science and technology. But is it enough to face the unknown and the unexplainable?
Travel to the farthest corners of Queen Victoria’s mighty empire and back again to the shores of Old Blighty, unlocking the mysteries of legend, lore, and shadowy societies. Welcome to a world of steam, secrets, machinations, and madness. 

Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris do it again with this powerhouse of an anthology-Ministry Protocol now available at 


Exsanguinate – A Vampire Urban Fantasy Series (World of Blood Book 1) [Kindle Edition]


Free this weekend only on Amazon

“They can’t touch you!” What could possibly go wrong at Orlando’s beloved Global Studios Halloween Scream Nights theme park? Cheyenne O’Cuinn’s task is to study fear even though she is the biggest chicken on the planet. In order to carve out a slice of the billion dollar scare industry for her online role-play company, she researches what causes people to run screaming out of haunted attractions.

Determined to face her own fear of Oldhouseophobia, Cheyenne confronts her bloodcurdling obsession – the dreaded haunted house. Her worst nightmare manifested, Cheyenne is brutally attacked and left for dead by a rogue vampire. Splattered across the front page of the Orlando Sentinel, Cheyenne discovers her sisters are missing while she recovers in the hospital. 

The ransom call from the kidnapper sets into motion the rabbit hole of a parallel supernatural reality she invades to rescue her family. In a race against the hourglass, Cheyenne confronts a double-agent vampire, a cyberchondriac werewolf, and a mafioso dragon. Can they be trusted to help her, or are they a part of the twisted scheme? 

With her sister’s lives on the line, Cheyenne has no choice but to beat the kidnappers at their own game and ensnare them with her own brand of deception. 

“Exsanguinate flawlessly blends horror, fantasy, romance, action and humor into one entertaining read. This book has it all and fans of all genres will enjoy it.” ~David Watson, 

Exsanguinate is the first book in this frighteningly-funny, virtually-unforgettable series. If you have played any RPG (roll-playing game) or have experienced Second Life (SL) or any video game, you will not be able to put this book down. Well … except when the tears blur your vision, and you need a moment to collect yourself from a roll on the ground belly laugh, or when the intense emotional responses make you hyperventilate in fear for the characters. 

Funny, New, Contemporary Vampire Series to Sink Your Teeth Into! 

“If Killion Slade’s book concept was a hybrid horror clone – the style would take the snarky humor from Shaun of the Dead, combine it with the variety of avatars found in World of Warcraft, and give it the agility of movement from Second Life. Then cross that with a ‘virtual’ romance come to life and lay it at the feet of three 21st century sisters who are in big trouble – and you would simply be touching the edges of this story.” ~Rhonda Carpenter, Mark of a Druid

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