Friday's Top Ten

The winner
of two ebooks 
--Distraction and Retribution--
is Julie Luek.
Please contact Joy through her blog.

Also, the winner of one ebook copy
of my book, IN NAME ONLY,
on Rula Sinara's blog, A Writer's Rush,
was Sarah Allen.

Congratulations to both winners!


Today's top ten is spotlighting the new release by Ellie Garratt

A life-long addiction to reading science fiction and horror, meant writing was the logical outlet for Ellie Garratt’s passions. She is a reader, writer, blogger, Trekkie, and would happily die to be an extra in The Walking Dead. Her short stories have been published in anthologies and online. Passing Time is her first eBook collection and contains nine previously published stories. Her science fiction collection Taking Time will be published later in the year.

The top ten things about Ellie Garratt's PASSING TIME:

10. A man lives to regret Passing Time.

  9. A father will do anything to save his son in Expiration Date.

  8. An author finds out her worst nightmare is back in The Devil’s Song.

  7. A woman gets more than the claim fee when she takes out vampire insurance in Luna Black.

  6. In Dining in Hell, the Death Valley Diner becomes the wrong place to stop.

  5. A serial killer wants to add another file to his collection in The Vegas Screamer.

  4. In Eating Mr. Bone, an undertaker could meet an unfortunate end.

  3. A con man meets his first ghost in Land of the Free.

  2. And will truth finally be set free in The Letter?

And the #1 thing about Ellie Garratt's PASSING TIME:

  1. Nine dark fiction stories that may just give you nightmares.

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The Goodreads Giveaway is still ongoing for IN NAME ONLY.
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Awesome top ten! Ellie rocks.
Congratulations to Julie and Sarah.
Sounds like a great collection of stories!
Linda G. said…
Sounds like a fantastic collection! :)
Summer Ross said…
Congrats to the winners!
Passing time has such an awesome Cover- Ellie Rocks.

Great top ten- love how you incorporated it into the book tour.
Have a great Friday!
Jennifer Shirk said…
Wow, I loved that list!
L. Diane Wolfe said…
Those do sound dark and creepy.
VR Barkowski said…
Congratz to the winners! What a great top ten idea. I loved Ellie's dark, rich PASSING TIME collection.

Happy weekend!

~VR Barkowski
Linda Kage said…
Definitely sounds creepy and macabre, but I guess that's the point!!! Congrats to Ellie for her short story series. :)
Carol Kilgore said…
Alex - Thanks!

Elizabeth - I think so, too.

Linda G - Chilling :)

Summer - Thanks. You, too :)

Jennifer - Perfect bedtime stories!
J.L. Campbell said…
Now those stories sound extremely interesting. Vampire insurance? Talk about things that make you go hmmm! Enjoy your weekend!
Melissa said…
Great list! Those stories sound interesting and scary.
Rachna Chhabria said…
Thrilled to see Ellie here.
Carol Kilgore said…
Diane - "strange and macabre" :)

VR - I'm looking forward to reading it.

Linda K - It was a dark and stormy night for Passing Time :)

JL - That one's got to be good :)

Melissa - I agree!
Carol Kilgore said…
Rachna - Oops, we crossed. Never know who will show up at the Tiki Hut - LOL!
Laura Eno said…
It's in my Kindle. Ellie's choices for titles and one-liners are killer/creepy, drawing me in!
Anonymous said…
Is it on Kindle?
M Pax said…
Congrats to the winners and Ellie! Ellie has been getting around this week.

Happy Friday, Carol!
~Sia McKye~ said…
I like the cover. Nice top ten to call attention to each story.

I do know some people who really like horror stories. I'll have to let them know about it.

Congrats to Sarah and Julie!
Carol Kilgore said…
Laura - I love her one-liners :)

Delores - Yes!

Mary - She's a woman of many talents!

Sia - Cool! Thanks :)
A super top ten! I have the book, but have a bunch of other books ahead of it to read. I may just have to move it up to the front of the line.

Happy weekend.
Anonymous said…
What an interesting top ten! Have a great weekend.
Jemi Fraser said…
Yay for Ellie - love this list! :)
Carol Kilgore said…
Susan - I have books in line on my Kindle, too.

Janet - Thanks! You, too :)

Jemi - Double yay!
Anonymous said…
It's great seeing Ellie's book around, and now with a top ten list.

Congrats to the winners.
Ooooh. Again. I may have to black ban your posts.
Ellie's book sounds WONDERFUL.
Congratulations to the winners.
Clarissa Draper said…
I love the cover of her book and the stories do sound interesting.
Carol Kilgore said…
Medeia - I see her everywhere :)

EC - Oh no! LOL :) One more week of giveaways, then it's A-Z and a blog tour.

Clarissa - Same for me.
All great reasons to read Passing Time! Congrats to the winners!

Anonymous said…
Sounds like a very interesting book.

I LOVE your new profile pic, by the way. :)
Carol Kilgore said…
Julie - Yes! To both.

Linda J - Thank you! Just put it up today :)
DWei said…
Congrats to the all the winners! And good luck to anyone else trying to get the new book.

I'm curious to see how the con man fares.
Old Kitty said…
Isn't Ellie just fab with an even more fab-ber twisted mind!!?? And she looks so lovely too!

Yay for this wonderful top ten!!

p.s am loving your new avatar Carol!

Take care
Misha Gericke said…
Congrats to the winners! Definitely entering to win Ellie's book. :-)
Raquel Somatra said…
Sounds so mystical and mysterious! Love the cover, too.
Carol Kilgore said…
DWei - You'll have to get Ellie's book and find out :)

Old Kitty - I love twisted minds! Thanks, and glad you like it.

Misha - Good luck!

Raquel - I agree on both content and cover :)
Ellie Garratt said…
Thank you, Carol! I'm sorry I am so late in visiting. You are a star.
Ellie Garratt said…
Thank you everyone for the awesome comments. I hope you enjoy my collection of dark and twisted tales.
Carol Kilgore said…
No worries, Ellie. Sending lots of good wishes for your book!
Kittie Howard said…
Congrats, Ellie! I hope your book rocks the charts.
Carol Kilgore said…
Kittie - Same here!
Lovin' the top ten! And congratulations to Julie for winning and to Ellie on her release!

Shannon at The Warrior Muse
Carol Kilgore said…
Oops, almost missed your comment, Shannon. My bad.