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Stacia Kane

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Stacia Kane is the author of the light-hearted romantic urban fantasy "Megan Chase" series starting with PERSONAL DEMONS.

She currently writes the gritty dystopian urban fantasy "Downside" series starring Chess Putnam and featuring ghosts, human sacrifice, drugs, witchcraft, punk rock, and a badass '69 Chevelle. She bleaches her hair and wears a lot of black.

DOWNSIDE 6–UNHOLY LUCK–Chapter One Excerpt!

Sorry this is later than I thought it would be! A couple of things came up that meant I couldn’t even get to my laptop until about an hour ago, and of course I had some re-reading and such to do. But here you go!


I’d planned to post the first five pages or so, but because of the delay, I’m posting the first twelve and a half. I hope you guys like it!! Please help me spread the word that it’s here!


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" Shabana wrote: "It really sucks that all of the fictional characters in the world I had to relate the most to Chess, because every time I check to see ...more "
" Well, huh. I sort of assumed people would want the stories collected with the new story.

I'm not sure about putting both up on Amazon/B&N/etc. though,
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" Jaci wrote: "Only one minor niggle, the 2 baggies he removed from he dealer which gave him the heebi-jebbies, weren't they the things that Chessie fou ...more "
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“Readers have the right to say whatever the fuck they want about a book. Period. They have that right. If they hate the book because the MC says the word “delicious” and the reader believes it’s the Devil’s word and only evil people use it, they can shout from the rooftops “This book is shit and don’t read it” if they want. If they want to write a review entirely about how much they hate the cover, they can if they want. If they want to make their review all about how their dog Foot Foot especially loved to pee on that particular book, they can."

[Blog entry, January 9, 2012]”
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“NO reader has ANY obligation to an author, whether it be to leave a review or to write a "constructive" one. I put out a product. You are consumers of that product. Since when does that mean you have to kiss my ass? Hey, I like Pop-Tarts and eat them a few times a year; since when does that mean I'm obligated to support Kellogg's in any way except legally purchasing the Pop-Tarts before I eat them? I wasn't aware that purchasing and consuming a product meant I was under some sort of fucking thrall in which I'm only allowed to either praise the Pop-Tart (which to be honest isn't hard, especially the S'mores flavor) or, if I am going to criticize a flavor, offer a specific and detailed analysis as to why, phrased in as inoffensive and gentle a manner as possible so as not to upset the gentle people at Kellogg's."

[Something in the Water? (blog post; January 9, 2012)]”
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“You know I do, aye? Love you right, Chessiebomb.”
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Which June New Release would you like to read in August?

Books were randomly chosen from Goodreads' "Most Popular Books Published In June 2012" list.

Once Burned (Night Prince, #1) by Jeaniene Frost
Once Burned by Jeaniene Frost
(Night Prince #1)
 
  17 votes, 51.5%

The Taken (Celestial Blues, #1) by Vicki Pettersson
The Taken by Vicki Pettersson
(Celestial Blues #1)
 
  6 votes, 18.2%

Chosen Ones (The Lost Souls, #1) by Tiffany Truitt
Chosen Ones by Tiffany Truitt
(The Lost Souls #1)
 
  3 votes, 9.1%

Chasing Magic (Downside Ghosts, #5) by Stacia Kane
Chasing Magic by Stacia Kane
(Downside #5)
 
  2 votes, 6.1%

Darkness Devours (Dark Angels, #3) by Keri Arthur
Darkness Devours by Keri Arthur
(Dark Angels #3)
 
  2 votes, 6.1%

Lethal Rider (Lords of Deliverance, #3) by Larissa Ione
Lethal Rider by Larissa Ione
(Lords of Deliverance #3)
 
  1 vote, 3.0%

Before I Wake (Soul Screamers, #6) by Rachel Vincent
Before I Wake by Rachel Vincent
(Soul Screamers #6)
 
  1 vote, 3.0%

Blue-Blooded Vamp (Sabina Kane, #5) by Jaye Wells
Blue-Blooded Vamp by Jaye Wells
(Sabina Kane #5)
 
  1 vote, 3.0%

Wicked Nights (Angels of the Dark, #1) by Gena Showalter
Wicked Nights by Gena Showalter
(Angels of the Dark #1)
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

Blackout (Newsflesh Trilogy, #3) by Mira Grant
Blackout by Mira Grant
(Newsflesh #3)
 
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“All good books are alike in that they are truer than if they had really happened and after you are finished reading one you will feel that all that happened to you and afterwards it all belongs to you: the good and the bad, the ecstasy, the remorse and sorrow, the people and the places and how the weather was. If you can get so that you can give that to people, then you are a writer.”
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25x33 Q&A with Stacia Kane — 124 members — last activity Dec 24, 2013 10:17AM
Goodreads Author Stacia Kane will discuss all things Downside from March 20th - April 17, 2012.
66187 Edsel's Hair of the Dog — 25 members — last activity Sep 21, 2013 04:30PM
This group was started by 2 friends because of their mutual love of Stacia Kane's Downside series, which is why our first book is the 4th book in that ...more



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message 15: by Elena

Elena Stacia, I just had to tell you how much I love this series! Chess and Terrible (especially Terrible!) are among my favorite characters ever.... I love that they are not your typical leading characters, but flawed and real. I am so sad that I just finished Chasing Magic, and now have to wait for the next one :(


message 13: by PageTurner (last edited Sep 23, 2014 09:04PM)

PageTurner Stacia, thanks for adding me as a friend! Your Downside Ghosts series is a work of art...by far my favorite UF series EVER!


message 12: by Kim

Kim  *Mo Chridhe* Hi Stacia! I just finished Chasing Magic last night. I loved it so much! I hope you continue writing Downside. I don't think I'll ever get enough of it. I know they're fictional but I care so much about Chess and Terribe. I think this will be a long book hangover.


message 11: by Maggie

Maggie Ms. Kane, I cannot tell you how pleased I am to find a punk author. Your Downside series is among my favorites. Anyone who puts The Stooges in their books is my hero. :)
/fangirling


Derrolyn Anderson You're awesome. Just the name "Foot Foot" alone...LOL XD



Sarah (SB) ღ Hey! Happy (late) Birthday! Did you make your own cake?


Jypsel Reads You are wonderful and I adore you.


Georges Kariotis ......................................... Hi Stacia!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thank you for your friendship!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Happy reading!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


message 6: by a

a I love your attitude about reviews so much that I just bought everything of yours that I could off Amazon in one fell swoop.


message 5: by Lisa

Lisa Happy Birthday Stacia!!


message 4: by Lisa

Lisa I recommended your Downside Ghost series to my favorite local book store...today after lunch I was happy to see your books are on display! :~)


message 3: by Lisa

Lisa just ordered the first Megan Chase! I have a feeling I'm going to be re-reading my Downsides again. I can't stop comparing each book to them. :) This is a good thing, except the waiting for #4 will seem long!
Have a great week.


Stacia Kane Lisa wrote: "Just finished City of Ghosts! Wow! I love your writing style. I love Chess, Terrible and Lex. I am so happy to have found this series and your books! Look forward to finding more! Have a fantastic ..."

Thanks Lisa! You too. :-)


message 1: by Lisa

Lisa Just finished City of Ghosts! Wow! I love your writing style. I love Chess, Terrible and Lex. I am so happy to have found this series and your books! Look forward to finding more! Have a fantastic weekend!


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