Indie Books - Paranormal Fiction

This list is to spotlight and recommend books by indie authors (aka self-published authors) and smaller indie press in the paranormal fiction genres primarily, but not limited to, paranormal romance and urban fantasy.

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4.31 avg rating — 744 ratings
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4.19 avg rating — 248 ratings
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4.19 avg rating — 131 ratings
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4.05 avg rating — 2,412 ratings
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3.61 avg rating — 3,938 ratings
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3.83 avg rating — 7,480 ratings
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3.98 avg rating — 7,693 ratings
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3.89 avg rating — 9,720 ratings
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4.04 avg rating — 10,730 ratings
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4.47 avg rating — 240 ratings
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27

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3.63 avg rating — 6,961 ratings
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4.40 avg rating — 57 ratings
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3.75 avg rating — 12,751 ratings
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4.23 avg rating — 1,144 ratings
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3.99 avg rating — 7,373 ratings
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3.93 avg rating — 5,657 ratings
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4.29 avg rating — 1,384 ratings
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4.04 avg rating — 430 ratings
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35

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4.19 avg rating — 1,557 ratings
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36

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4.47 avg rating — 233 ratings
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37

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4.05 avg rating — 27,087 ratings
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3.90 avg rating — 174 ratings
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4.29 avg rating — 6,007 ratings
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3.94 avg rating — 15,333 ratings
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4.06 avg rating — 29,385 ratings
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42

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4.26 avg rating — 88 ratings
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3.70 avg rating — 4,647 ratings
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3.79 avg rating — 4,704 ratings
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4.20 avg rating — 240 ratings
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3.60 avg rating — 5,602 ratings
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3.84 avg rating — 6,606 ratings
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4.13 avg rating — 36,619 ratings
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4.26 avg rating — 1,168 ratings
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4.10 avg rating — 8,056 ratings
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51

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4.03 avg rating — 23,004 ratings
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4.08 avg rating — 52,029 ratings
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3.86 avg rating — 1,108 ratings
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3.91 avg rating — 629 ratings
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3.54 avg rating — 7,530 ratings
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4.19 avg rating — 4,863 ratings
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3.93 avg rating — 13,246 ratings
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4.26 avg rating — 1,609 ratings
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4.40 avg rating — 314 ratings
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4.36 avg rating — 880 ratings
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3.76 avg rating — 92 ratings
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63

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4.24 avg rating — 112 ratings
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3.62 avg rating — 444 ratings
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4.42 avg rating — 17,827 ratings
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4.69 avg rating — 131 ratings
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4.14 avg rating — 125 ratings
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4.24 avg rating — 74 ratings
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3.84 avg rating — 385 ratings
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4.05 avg rating — 388 ratings
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3.98 avg rating — 150 ratings
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message 1: by Saisaa (new)

Saisaa Where can I find these books in internet?


message 2: by Purr More (new)

Purr More Check for them on amazon or smashwords. Some may only be ebooks but some are also available in paperback.


message 3: by Sandy (new)

Sandy Wolters How do you add a book to this list?


message 4: by Purr More (new)

Purr More Just above the first book on the list you will see two tabs: "all votes" and "add books to this list"


message 5: by Ami (new)

Ami Blackwelder Saisaa wrote: "Where can I find these books in internet?"

Most of the books you can find on amazon and BnN as ebooks and some are in print on amazon and author websites.

my books are all on there and my website as well amiblackwelder.blogspot.com


message 6: by [deleted user] (new)

Just out in October, not urban, but a great fantasy romance - The Ballad of Young Tam Lin, but Patricia Leslie. Preview on Kindle, ("look inside"), the first 3 chapters free. If it doesn't hook you, you're not out anything. Hardcopy at https://www.createspace.com/3661637


message 7: by Yanet (last edited Apr 07, 2012 12:27PM) (new)

Yanet im pretty sure First Grave on the Right by Darynda Jones, Some Girls Bite & Drink Deep by Chloe Neill, Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick and The Gathering by Kelley Armstrong are not indie books


message 8: by Purr More (last edited Apr 07, 2012 02:46PM) (new)

Purr More Yanet, thanks for the heads up. I removed the miscategorized books. Sometimes I don't think people actually read the list description.

As a general reminder to anyone wanting to add books, this list is for indie (self-published) books only! If you aren't sure whether a book is indie or not, just ask.


message 9: by Yanet (new)

Yanet no problem! :) I only mentions the ones i know of, so there might be more.


message 10: by Helen (last edited Oct 03, 2012 12:27AM) (new)

Helen Why is Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire here? It's not paranormal as far as I know.

Same with Divergent by Veronica Roth. It's dystopia. And I don't think it's indie.


message 11: by Purr More (new)

Purr More Hi Helen, thanks for the heads up. I appreciate your help keeping the list on topic. I took a look at those books.

It appears Beautiful Disaster was originally self-published and was then picked up later by Simon & Schuster. That would be okay since it was self-published originally; however, it isn't paranormal so I'll remove that one from the list.

Divergent appears to be traditionally published by an imprint of Harper Collins so I will remove that one as well.


message 12: by Purr More (new)

Purr More Anyone happen to know if The Vincent Boys by Abbi Glines has any paranormal/fantasy aspect? I'm not seeing that it does.


message 13: by Purr More (new)

Purr More The following books were removed from this list because they are not paranormal:

The Vincent Boys by Abbi Glines
Down To You by M. Leighton
The Wild Ones by M. Leighton

If you see any books that are either not paranormal or not indie, please let me know so we can keep the list on topic.


message 14: by JJ (new)

JJ Holding Group for readers, Reviewers and writers there will be free RaR books (Read and Review) that authors will give free to reviewrs in exchange for a review

http://www.goodreads.com/group/show/9...


message 15: by Nazish (new)

Nazish Ahmed (Nazish Reads) Onyx by Jennifer L. Armentrout isn't Indie, it's published by Entangled Teen.

It's so annoying that many people don't read the description and just put any books on lists.


message 16: by Amanda (new)

Amanda DeWees I hope it's okay for me to add my first young-adult paranormal romance (self-published), "The Shadow and the Rose." It's loosely based on the Tam Lin story--and I see there's at least one other Tam Lin novel on the list! :)


message 17: by Purr More (last edited Sep 11, 2013 06:50PM) (new)

Purr More Books recently deleted from Kensington, Aphrodisia, Berkely, Razorbill, and Ellora's Cave. These books do not fit the list criteria of self-published.

ETA: ...or small press


message 18: by Purr More (new)

Purr More The following books were removed as they do not fit the criteria for this list.

NOT SELF-PUBLISHED OR SMALL PRESS:
-Sealed with a Curse by Cecy Robson
-Matched (Matched, #1)by Ally Condie
-Reached (Matched, #3)by Ally Condie
-Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)by Suzanne Collins
-Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)by Suzanne Collins
-Dark Currents (Agent of Hel, #1)by Jacqueline Carey
-Tiger (New Species, #7)by Laurann Dohner
-Untamed (House of Night, #4)by P.C. Cast
-Lament: The Faerie Queen's Deception (Books of Faerie, #1) by Maggie Stiefvater
-Endless Knight (The Arcana Chronicles, #2) by Kresley Cole
-The Raven Boys (The Raven Cycle, #1)by Maggie Stiefvater
-Poison Princess (The Arcana Chronicles, #1)by Kresley Cole
-Wolfsbane (Nightshade #2)by Andrea Cremer
-Bloodrose (Nightshade #3)by Andrea Cremer
-Warm Bodies (Warm Bodies #1)by Isaac Marion

NOT PARANORMAL:
-Point of Retreat (Slammed #2)by Colleen Hoover


message 19: by Paula (new)

Paula Hi I really don't know if any of you will know about this, but I'm trying to remember the title of a book that was about an injured prima donna that goes from New York to some little town in the south, where her father was from, to stay with her aunt or grandmother and she starts having visions of civil war scenes and there is a group in teenagers practising dark magic and a foreigner staying at her aunt house who wants to stop them and thinks she is one of them. In the meanwile she is discobering her own powers. If any of you know the book please let me know.


message 20: by Purr More (new)

Purr More Authors... please do not use the list comments for spamming and self-promotion.


message 21: by Purr More (new)

Purr More The following books were removed because they are either not indie or not paranormal or both.

- Washington: A Life by Ron Chernow
- First Family: Abigail and John Adams by Joseph J. Ellis
- Henry Clay: The Essential American by David S. Heidler
- Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln
by Doris Kearns Goodwin
- A Humble Heart (Hollywood Hearts, #1) by R.L. Mathewson


message 22: by Purr More (new)

Purr More Paula,

I just stumbled across a group titled "What's the Name of That Book?" and it made me think of your question. Maybe they can help.

http://www.goodreads.com/group/show/1...


message 23: by Tokies (new)

Tokies good job ive been looking for indie. UF and paranormal


message 24: by Booklovinglady (last edited Nov 14, 2016 09:26PM) (new)

Booklovinglady Why are the books from the Neighbor from Hell series (Playing for Keeps (376), Perfection (#388), Checkmate (#598), Truce (#599)) on this list? There is absolutely nothing paranormal in any of them....


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