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‘Slade’ Leads the Self-Published Bestsellers List

sladeSlade by Victoria Ashley leads Self-published Bestsellers List this week.

To help GalleyCat readers discover self-published authors, we compile weekly lists of the top eBooks in three major marketplaces for self-published digital books: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Smashwords. You can read all the lists below, complete with links to each book.

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Amazon Self-Published Bestsellers for the Week of June 11, 2014

1. Slade by Victoria Ashley: “I’ve been told it’s a problem. But I see it as a passion; something that I’m good at. And who the fuck stops something that they’re good at? They want me to seek help; get my cock in check. Don’t judge my lifestyle. You’re no better than me. Just admit it, you like to fuck too. Sex is what I do best; my own personal high, so I embrace it instead of being ashamed.”

2. The Abbey by Chris Culver: “Ash Rashid is a former homicide detective who can’t stand the thought of handling another death investigation. In another year, he’ll be out of the department completely. That’s the plan, at least, until his niece’s body is found in the guest home of one of his city’s most wealthy citizens. The coroner calls it an overdose, but the case doesn’t add up.”

3. Burned by Tara Sivec: “Seventeen years old when he broke my heart. Seventeen days later when another picked up the pieces. Seventeen years together. Seventeen thousand problems.”

4. Pulse by Deborah Bladon: “Jessica Roth dumped her boyfriend, moved to New York and wanted desperately to start her new life off with a bang – a literal mind-blowing, soul-shaking night of pure, raw, memory making sex. She thought her one time chance encounter with attorney, Nathan Moore, in a hotel room would become a jumping point for her exciting, single and adventurous life in the city.”

5. Until Nico by Aurora Rose Reynolds: “Sophie Grates has never had it easy, but she’s finding her way through life one step and one day at a time. That is, Until Nico comes in and flips her world upside-down. He forces her to see you cannot live life from the outside looking in, and sometimes you have to step out onto the ledge so you can really enjoy the view.”

6. Wrecked by Emily Snow: “Two years ago, Evie’s sister died, leaving her lost. Existing without really living. Coping the only way she knew how: by wrecking things. Last year, Evie exposed her dad’s affairs, finished ripping apart her relationship with her longtime boyfriend, and completely ruined her music scholarship.”

7. Throttle Me by Chelle Bliss: “Suzy’s a control freak and has her life mapped out – work hard, find a man with a stable job, and live happily ever after. She’s content with the status quo, but her plan comes to a screeching halt when he enters her life and turns it upside down. City gave up on love when his heart was crushed in college, preferring to be the typical bachelor. He spends his nights hopping from one bed to another and his days working at his family tattoo shop, Inked. A chance encounter on a dark road makes him question what he had sworn off forever – a relationship.”

8. Pulse Part Two by Deborah Bladon: “Nathan promised Jessica just one thing during those nights in his hotel room – sex unlike anything she had experienced before. She thought it would be simple, but with a man like Nathan, that’s not possible. He was complex, determined and too tempting to resist. When her life intersects with his in the most unexpected way, she realizes that fate and chance don’t exist in his world. When Nathan wants something, or someone, he’ll have it, regardless of the cost.”

9. Inferno by Casey Hill: “Read the clues. Decode the science. Reveal the murderer. That’s Reilly Steel’s mantra. Find the answers, solve the crime. But the Quantico-trained forensic investigator is finding her skills aren’t enough when a ferociously intelligent killer strikes Dublin. The modus operandi is as perplexing as it is macabre.”

10. The Atlantis World by A.G. Riddle: “Northern Morocco: Dr. Kate Warner cured a global pandemic, and she thought she could cure herself. She was wrong. And she was wrong about the scope of the Atlantis conspiracy. Humanity faces a new threat, an enemy beyond imagination. With her own time running out and the utter collapse of human civilization looming, a new hope arrives: a signal from a potential ally.”

Smashwords Self-Published Bestsellers for the Week of June 11, 2014

1.  Enhancing Performance: Mental Training for Coaches, Athletes, and Parents By Dan Yarmey

2. Black, White, Other: Biracial Americans Talk About Race and Identity By Lise Funderburg

3.  Third Reality: Crafting a 21st Century Latino Agenda By Third Reality Publications

4. Flip That Sh!t By Bonafide Hustler

5. Health Promotion Pathways: Applied Activities for the Collegiate Classroom By Jennifer J. Edwards, Ph.D.

6.  Everything I Know By Josh Lanyon

7. Third Reality Revealed: Vision, Persistence, and Inventing a New Latino Identity By Third Reality Publications

8.  Knight in Shining Suit By Jerilee Kaye

9. Flit By Abieth Winter

10. Agile ScrumMaster Exam Questions By Eddie Vi

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