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Jake – my latest book now available! Free for reviewers and followers
03/09/2013Posted by on
At last! It’s here! It’s finished! My latest book is now occupying the digital shelves of an online shop somewhere near you. And by jove, would it be thrilled to have your mouse pointer tickling under its nose.
All those months of head scratching, typing, formatting, the endless rounds of editing and begging people to help me with the proof reading… I’m sick of the sight of the damned thing. But it’s finished! WOWZERS.
And I’ll be starting a new one soon…
This particular story is centred around a teenage boy called Jake, and it’s all about the teenage insecurities that are bouncing around his head as he battles from one day to the next. There’s drama, there’s jealousy, there’s shouting, there’s tragedy, there’s… well, you’ll just have to see for yourself.
I’d like to thank OCD Reader, Weichu, and Louise Savage for their gracious help during the editing stages. Their delicate beady eyes spotted what my tired puffy ones could not.
Kindlers can download it directly from Amazon US and Amazon UK, whilst owners of Nooks and the like can download the epub/PDF/Sony version from Smashwords
If you’re willing to write a short review of the book on somewhere like Amazon, Facebook, Goodreads, or your blog then you can grab yourself a free copy from Smashwords using this code – JU97J
Jealousy, lust, and teenage insecurities are the lifeblood of any large school.
Loneliness can strike without warning, spreading through the cramped corridors like an epidemic.
Out on the playground, rivalries are formed from the pettiest of incidents.
Some people look at Jake in awe, others look at him with hatred.
Jake is just an ordinary boy who wants to be liked.
Jake wants to know why the girls never seem to notice him.
Jake is… well, he’s Jake.
Congrats on the new book, good sir!
Thank you Breezy, you are too kind.
Congrats! Unfortunately I’ve got eleven books now I should read before June, so this will be on my list for the summer. Sounds great though!
Hold on… other books…?
What is this traitorous nonsense that you speak?
Yay! Congratulations! Nice to get the kids out of the house and on their own in the big wide world. Looking forward to what your devilish mind things up next.
OCD, thank you for the help, the encouragement, and the boost to my fragile ego.
fragile?! Who are you and where did Michael go?! 🙂
Reblogged this on ZB's Blog of Awesomeness and commented:
I love Michael Cargill’s thriller Underneath, his latest book Jake has just been released. I hope you check it out!
Everyone should check this lady out, she’s a gem.
Congratulations Michael!!! The new book looks fab, both the cover and the plot. I’ve downloaded it and am looking forward to reading it, and you can expect a review of Jake and Underneath coming to a town near you soon. 🙂
I think you should celebrate with some cider – as is the student way. :L
Thank you Becky, you are most kind and gracious to this here author.
I’ve actually published an updated edition of Underneath, so make sure you grab that one. There’s a link to the PDF version in the post before this one. It’s got better grammar and sentences and everything.
I actually had some cider with a homeless person earlier. We sat under a bridge and shouted at the cars, it was great.
Ha ha no problem.
Ohh right, check!
Lol, I approve.
I’ve been meaning to download/buy some of your books for a while, Shades of Grey in particular has me intrigued, though I assume it’ll be a departure from the style you normally write here on the blog…
Jake’s got me intrigued as well, you definitely know how to write a blurb at the least!
I don’t have a kindle or nook, but I do have Google Play Books on my android phone – do you know if I’d be able to get my hands on a compatible version?
Yeah, my books are considerably different to what I write here!
According to this link, you can read PDF and epub files on Google Play Books. Epubs would probably work better. Some of my books are exclusive for the Amazon Kindle at the moment, but feel free to use the code above to grab a free copy of Jake if you want. On the post before this one, there’s a link that contains the epub and PDF version of Underneath.
And I have to say, writing the blurb can be harder than the writing the sodding story…!
I want. Now on my list. Can’t wait.
Thank you Addie, you are too kind.
On my to read list. Very excited to read it!
I take promises very seriously; if you renege on the deal, I’ll come and smack your bum.
Alrighty, I’ll keep that in mind. But don’t expect it too soon from a procrastinator!