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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1 My Blood Approves (My Blood...
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2 Switched (Trylle Trilogy, #1)
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3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 49,903 ratings
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3 Falling From Grace (Grace, #1)
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 2,877 ratings
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4 Dark Spirits (Beyond the Ey...
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4.51 of 5 stars 4.51 avg rating — 43 ratings
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5 A Timely Curse
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4.62 of 5 stars 4.62 avg rating — 34 ratings
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6 Damian's Oracle (War of God...
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4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 1,746 ratings
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7 Angelfall (Penryn & the End...
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4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 49,132 ratings
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8 Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubb...
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3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 8,586 ratings
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9 Fables of the Reconstruction
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4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 83 ratings
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10 Dahlia (Blood Crave, #1)
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3.66 of 5 stars 3.66 avg rating — 65 ratings
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11 The Fallen Star (Fallen Sta...
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3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 15,535 ratings
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12 Awakening the Fire (Guardia...
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3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 325 ratings
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13 Dark Summer (The Witchling,...
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4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 1,476 ratings
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14 Bound By Blood: Volume 1 (B...
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4.61 of 5 stars 4.61 avg rating — 183 ratings
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15 Coexist (Keegan's Chronicle...
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3.59 of 5 stars 3.59 avg rating — 2,488 ratings
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16 Hush Money (Talent Chronicl...
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 2,495 ratings
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17 The Clare Kane Project (Cla...
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4.46 of 5 stars 4.46 avg rating — 54 ratings
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18 Viral Dawn
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3.53 of 5 stars 3.53 avg rating — 15 ratings
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19 To Kill A Warlock (Dulcie O...
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 6,053 ratings
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20 Beautiful Demons (Peachvill...
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3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 4,077 ratings
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21 Rhyn's Redemption (Rhyn Tri...
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4.34 of 5 stars 4.34 avg rating — 852 ratings
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22 Psycho Save Us
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4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 82 ratings
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23 Sterling (Mageri, #1)
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 3,426 ratings
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24 Moon Spell (The Tale of Lun...
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4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 7,023 ratings
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25 Jenny Pox (The Paranormals,...
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3.65 of 5 stars 3.65 avg rating — 4,238 ratings
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26 Ethereal (Celestra, #1)
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3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 8,763 ratings
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27 Gabriel's Hope (Rhyn Eterna...
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4.4 of 5 stars 4.40 avg rating — 513 ratings
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28 Promise (Soul Savers, #1)
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 4,747 ratings
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29 Blood Will Tell (Warriors o...
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4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 4,120 ratings
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30 Damian’s Assassin (War of G...
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4.25 of 5 stars 4.25 avg rating — 1,010 ratings
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31 Beyond Bridalveil Fall  (Dw...
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4.67 of 5 stars 4.67 avg rating — 96 ratings
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32 Eden Forest
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4.36 of 5 stars 4.36 avg rating — 177 ratings
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33 Fire Within (Guardian Witch...
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 198 ratings
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34 Beyond Oria Falls (Dwellers...
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4.92 of 5 stars 4.92 avg rating — 61 ratings
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35 Toil and Trouble (Jolie Wil...
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4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 5,507 ratings
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36 Twist (Mageri, #2)
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4.38 of 5 stars 4.38 avg rating — 2,536 ratings
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37 The Heat (The Big Bad Wolf,...
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3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 3,535 ratings
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38 For the Love of a Vampire (...
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3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 5,125 ratings
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39 Damian's Immortal (War of G...
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4.29 of 5 stars 4.29 avg rating — 731 ratings
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40 Autumn Storm (The Witchling...
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4.37 of 5 stars 4.37 avg rating — 951 ratings
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41 Glimpse (Zellie Wells, #1)
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3.61 of 5 stars 3.61 avg rating — 3,916 ratings
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42 Immortal (Immortal, #1)
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3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 3,402 ratings
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43 Samson's Lovely Mortal (Sca...
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 9,597 ratings
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44 A Job From Hell (Ancient Le...
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3.57 of 5 stars 3.57 avg rating — 4,800 ratings
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45 Creatura
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 571 ratings
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46 The Grey God (War of Gods, #4)
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4.44 of 5 stars 4.44 avg rating — 497 ratings
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47 Orchid (Tales of the Black ...
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5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 66 ratings
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48 Birthright (The Dark Gifts,...
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 291 ratings
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49 Becoming (Lynnie Russell Tr...
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4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 65 ratings
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50 Bound By Blood: Volume 2 (B...
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4.81 of 5 stars 4.81 avg rating — 111 ratings
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51 Hidden Secrets
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 41 ratings
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52 Stars and Satellites
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3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 17 ratings
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53 A Demon's Desire
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4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 240 ratings
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54 Descent of Blood (Red Veil,...
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4.35 of 5 stars 4.35 avg rating — 91 ratings
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55 Ascend (Trylle Trilogy, #3)
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4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 31,990 ratings
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56 The Mating (Law of the Lyca...
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4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 16,167 ratings
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57 Prince of Wolves (The Grey ...
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4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 17,377 ratings
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58 Inescapable (The Premonitio...
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4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 16,104 ratings
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59 Significance (Significance,...
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4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 21,541 ratings
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60 Anew (The Archers of Avalon...
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4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 8,963 ratings
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61 Purpose (Soul Savers, #2)
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4.25 of 5 stars 4.25 avg rating — 2,940 ratings
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62 Eternal Eden (Eden Trilogy,...
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3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 9,128 ratings
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63 Kiera's Moon (The Anshan Sa...
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4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 657 ratings
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64 Portal (Portal Chronicles, #1)
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3.66 of 5 stars 3.66 avg rating — 1,237 ratings
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65 The Regent's Gamble (Spellb...
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4.67 of 5 stars 4.67 avg rating — 21 ratings
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66 Xander's Chance (Damian Ete...
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4.46 of 5 stars 4.46 avg rating — 352 ratings
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66 The Wicked Garden (The Wick...
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4.65 of 5 stars 4.65 avg rating — 43 ratings
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68 Inheritance (The Dark Gifts...
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4.59 of 5 stars 4.59 avg rating — 94 ratings
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69 The Smoky Mirror (Dragon Sh...
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4.8 of 5 stars 4.80 avg rating — 5 ratings
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70 A Tale of Two Goblins (Dulc...
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4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 3,859 ratings
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71 Lone Wolf Rising (The Winte...
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4.49 of 5 stars 4.49 avg rating — 111 ratings
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72 Kept (Blood Lust, #1)
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3.59 of 5 stars 3.59 avg rating — 659 ratings
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73 Bonds of Blood & Spirit: Lo...
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4.44 of 5 stars 4.44 avg rating — 25 ratings
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74 Fallen (Guardian Trilogy, #1)
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3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 5,192 ratings
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75 Temperature: Bitter Cold (T...
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4.73 of 5 stars 4.73 avg rating — 11 ratings
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76 Laney (The Brookehaven Vamp...
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4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 1,349 ratings
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77 Haunted Moon (Moon Coven, #...
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4.3 of 5 stars 4.30 avg rating — 192 ratings
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78 A Lost Kitten (Sea-anan Sag...
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4.46 of 5 stars 4.46 avg rating — 37 ratings
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79 My Boyfriend Merlin (My Mer...
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3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 1,120 ratings
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80 Seers of Light (Light, #1)
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 655 ratings
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81 Smokeless Fire (Fire Spirit...
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 4,676 ratings
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82 This Changes Everything (Th...
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4.71 of 5 stars 4.71 avg rating — 63 ratings
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83 Airborne (Airborne Saga, #1)
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3.57 of 5 stars 3.57 avg rating — 1,003 ratings
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84 Ancient Blood: A Novel of t...
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4.45 of 5 stars 4.45 avg rating — 86 ratings
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85 Blood of Anteros (Vampire A...
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3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 887 ratings
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86 Mated (Blood Lust, #3)
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 402 ratings
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87 Curse of The Salute
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4.7 of 5 stars 4.70 avg rating — 27 ratings
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88 Tremble (Celestra, #2)
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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 5,300 ratings
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89 Vampire Origins - Project I...
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90 The Bloodstone Oracle (The ...
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91 Birth Of The Monster (The D...
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92 The Changelings (War of the...
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4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 1,665 ratings
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93 Betrayal (The Descendants, #1)
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3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 2,151 ratings
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94 The Legend of the Firewalke...
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94 The Skinwalker's Apprentice
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96 Blood Rites (The Grey Wolve...
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4.45 of 5 stars 4.45 avg rating — 11,138 ratings
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97 Shades of Blood (Warriors o...
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4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 2,305 ratings
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98 Dead Medium
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99 Inner Demons (Peachville Hi...
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100 Bonds of Blood & Spirit: Un...
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message 1: by Saisaa (new)

Saisaa Ray Where can I find these books in internet?


Michelle (Purr More, Censor Less) 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?


Michelle (Purr More, Censor Less) 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 Michelle (Purr More, Censor Less) (last edited Apr 07, 2012 02:46PM) (new)

Michelle (Purr More, Censor Less) 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.


Michelle (Purr More, Censor Less) 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.


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


Michelle (Purr More, Censor Less) 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.


Jayde (Jayde's Book Reviews) 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 Michelle (Purr More, Censor Less) (last edited Sep 11, 2013 06:50PM) (new)

Michelle (Purr More, Censor Less) 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


Michelle (Purr More, Censor Less) 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.


Michelle (Purr More, Censor Less) Authors... please do not use the list comments for spamming and self-promotion.


Michelle (Purr More, Censor Less) 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


Michelle (Purr More, Censor Less) 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...


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