Down the Dark Path Books, Paintings, and delicious darkness from J Edward Neill

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J Edward’s Memoirs (Bounce Between Bottles series)


 

Reality is Best Served with Red Wine – Available now!

In J Edward’s latest book, he promises to drain one bottle of red wine per chapter. And while deep in his cups, he takes readers on a sometimes funny, sometimes poignant journey.  Playful yet serious, funny yet honest, the bounce between bottles takes readers on a stroll through everything. The result is a unique, revealing look at the modern world.

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Life & Dark Liquor – Having survived winter in the Chicago suburbs, J Edward Neill descends to Atlanta, where summers are mercilessly hot and every evening invites new adventures. In the Deep South, he discovers new places, new friendships, and new cocktails. Life & Dark Liquor is both memoir and philosophical piece. It’s the spiritual ‘sequel’ to Reality is Best Served with Red Wine.

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Tyrants of the Dead trilogy


Soul Orb DDP Cover Slightly Brighter Down the Dark Path is book one in J Edward Neill’s Tyrants of the Dead trilogy. When a young woman leaves home in search of a better life, she plunges into a world-ending war. The deeper she falls, the more she senses dark powers rising within her, and the more she realizes she is not so different than the enemy.

For a free preview, go here.

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Dark Moon Daughter New Kindle Cover The chilling Dark Moon Daughter is book two in the Tyrants of the Dead trilogy. Three years have passed since the Furyon war, but the memories of her time in Malog haunt Andelusia every night. When an emissary from a distant land arrives in Graehelm to beg her aid, she sees a chance to uncover the meaning of her inner darkness…and learn the source of her unnatural powers. A free preview is here.

 

 

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NetherKingdomWebLg-331x500 Nether KingdomBook three in the Tyrants of the Dead trilogy. At the world’s edge, Andelusia awakens to the terrible realization that all her dreams have come to nothing. When the shadows in her heart cause the seasons to change and deadly storms to sweep across Thillria, she knows what will come. The Black Moon will descend. Grimwain will return. The Ur will rebuild their haunted civilization atop humanity’s graveyard. Unless she alone wages war against the nether kingdom, the world will burn. A free preview is here.

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12 3 4 Also available… The massive epic Down the Dark Path (Book One in the Tyrants of the Dead series) broken into four mini softcover novellas. At 200 pages each, these new editions are lighter and easier to consume than the original epic. Plus they ship with sexy matte black covers. Now it’s easier than ever to start your journey Down the Dark Path.

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Eaters of the Light Series


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Darkness Between the Stars

Little Joff…always dreaming of the stars.
He knows something is out there, but he’s not sure what it is.
Because there IS something out there.
And one day, after all the dreams of his childhood fade, Joff will sit on a ship as it spirals through the void.
Alone.
With all the time in the world to count the stars.
And measure the darkness growing between them.

A free preview of Darkness Between the Stars is here.

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J Edward’s Shadow of Forever.

No one believes Joff Armstrong. No one understands the coming darkness. As humanity’s twilight nears, he will steal his way into the stars, one man against legions of star-killing undead.  Shadow of Forever is the sequel to sci-fi novel, Darkness Between the Stars.

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Coffee Table Philosophy


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101 Deeper, Darker Questions for Humanity. It’s not just about the questions anymore. It’s about how deep you’re willing to go. Includes 101 questions and situations that will challenge your morals, ethics, and humanity. The conversation begins now…

 

 

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101-Questions-for-Humanity-333x500 101 Questions for Humanity is J Edward’s first assault on the realm of non-fiction. 101 Questions is meant as a coffee table/party book. Chock full of modern day philosophy, it challenges minds even as it entertains. Once you read one question, you’ll want to devour them all.

 

 

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444 Questions for the Universe

444 Questions for the Universe is the only book you’ll ever need on your coffee table.  Use it as a party book, a quiz book, or a stay-up-late-under-the-stars book. Have friends over, crack 444 Questions open, and watch your conversations ignite. Includes the first four books from the Coffee Table Philosophy series plus 40 bonus Questions from Beyond. Once you answer one Question, you’ll want to answer them ALL. A free preview is here.

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The Ultimate Get to Know Someone Quiz – it’s the most entertainment you can squeeze into 101 pages. Pass it around to friends and family. Bring a copy to your breakroom at work. Crash a party with a few copies in hand. Inside you’ll find a ton of fun, quick questions designed to shine a light on your friends’ and loved ones’ hearts and minds. Now available!

 

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The Little Book of BIG Questions contains more than two-hundred unique conversation starters and thought igniters, all in the form of fun questions.  We all want to know the origin of the universe, the reasons why life exists, and the driving forces behind humanity. Use this book to light the fire in your mind. The little book of BIG questions is a compilation of two books in the Coffee Table Philosophy series. It includes the complete volumes 101 Deeper, Darker Questions for Humanity and 101 Questions for the End of the World. A free preview is here.

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Big Shiny Red Buttons – the most fun you’ll ever have between 100 pages.  In Big Red Shiny Buttons, readers will be presented with a variety of fun, serious, and absurd scenarios in which an imaginary red button could (and sometimes must) be pushed. Every scenario is different. Some will make you laugh, while others will force you to think. So how many buttons will you push? And how many lives will be changed if you push them?

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101 pages. 101 questions for lovers. J Edward Neill and Jaylene Jacobus’ latest book is all about happy, bubbly fun. It’s 101 Questions for Couples, and it’s full of lighthearted ways to ignite conversations between partners. Take it on a road trip, bring it to the park, whip it out after the kids are asleep. We promise you’ll have fun. You can thank us later. 🙂

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101 Questions for the End of the World – Previous entries in the Coffee Table Philosophy series have focused on humanity, relationships, love, sex, and the meaning of life. Not this one. In his deepest look at philosophy yet, J Edward Neill embraces the dark beauty of science, deep space physics, and theories that have yet to be proven. So let’s cross the event horizon together. Let’s ask what the meaning of EVERYTHING might be. It’s 101 pages with 101 mind-bending questions. Once you read one, you’ll want to devour them all!

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In this unique take on dating and relationships, dozens of real-life strangers sit down for interviews, and all of them provide the true-life tales of their craziest, most unusual break-ups.  Sample breakups are right here.

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Available now, The Ultimate Video Game Quiz!  Features 114 trivia questions for all your favorite games, especially Zelda, Metroid, and Castlevania.  Can you score higher than 60 to beat the world’s most knowledgeable gamers? Here’s your chance!

 

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101 Questions for Men Cover 101 Questions for Men aims to open all new floodgates of conversation. No subject is taboo, including: War, Life & Death, Sex, Women, etc. To get a feel for what you’ll find, click here.

 

 

 

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101 Questions for Midnight Front Cover  Stay up late. Very late. The best conversations begin while everyone else is sleeping. Available now in multiple formats, 101 Questions for Midnight concludes the Coffee Table Philosophy series with a focus on darker subject matter. Includes questions about Good vs Evil, Night vs Day, Sex, Death, and everything in-between. For a sample of what you’ll find, go here.

 

 

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101 Questions for Women – The most challenging entry yet in the Coffee Table Philosophy series concentrates on unlocking the secrets of women’s minds. Includes questions on love, sex, and relationships, but also tons of deeper subjects. Great for big parties and small get-togethers! For a free preview, click here.

 

 

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101 Sex Questions is a quiz/game/party book…for your libido. An offshoot of J Edward Neill’s Coffee Table Philosophy series, it’s a deeper, sweatier take on the subject of sex. Meant for hot nights alone with your partner, candid conversations between lovers, and parties during which (almost) everything goes.

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We live in a swipe-left society. Love is easier to find than ever…and harder, too.  101 Questions for Single People embraces all the fun parts (and the not so fun parts) of being single in the modern world. 101 pages, 101 questions about love, lust, and everything in-between. Entice someone to answer one question. They won’t be able to stop…

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Sci-Fi, Horror, and Medieval Operas


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Available Now – A Door Never Dreamed Of – A thousand years from today, nearly all of humanity is jacked-In. We sleep, connected to machines, dreaming our lives away. For most people, it’s the perfect life. But for the few who never jacked-In, it’s exile. When the Door opens, two sides of humanity will meet…and only one way of life will survive. A free preview is here.

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In the aftermath of a horrific plague, the nation of Vhur teeters on utter annihilation. Its cities lie in ruin. Its king hides in his tower. Its people rot in their graves. Surrounded by death and suffering, four survivors struggle to live their separate lives. But the lords of Vhur have different plans in mind for them. For soon must come the Night of Knives. (Complete Season One – Episodes 1-6)
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The Hecatomb.  In a realm where one person vanishes every single night, humanity must find the cause or be extinguished forever. The Hecatomb is four terrifying stories set in the same world, including Old Man of Tessera, Let the Bodies, The Skeleton Sculptor, and the horrifying Circle Macabre. The catch: readers must decide in which order the stories happen…

A free preview is right here.

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Machina Obscurum – A Collection of Small Shadows. This dark anthology includes works by nine authors and contains more than 20 short stories. No matter what whets your appetite: sci-fi, horror, dark fantasy, or just straight-up hard & dark fiction, you’ll get all you can handle. With contributions by River Fairchild, Chad J Shonk, John R McGuire, Robert Jeffrey II…and more.

 

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In the old world city of Ellerae, one person has vanished every night…for the last 70 years. Little Mia stands no chance of making it out alive. Or does she?

Let the Bodies is a standalone sequel to the hit horror Old Man of Tessera. Available now!

 

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A soldier of misfortune joins ninety-nine of his brothers in the hunt for a mysterious creature. One by one, he watches the men vanish in the night. One gone. Every night. Forever. The Skeleton Sculptor follows up horror hits Old Man of Tessera and Let the Bodies. It can also be found in the novella, The Hecatomb.

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Erisa Stavrou, hunter of hunters, pursues her final prey into the sprawling city of Valai. Armed only with her shirt, her sandals, and an unbreakable blade, she knows she alone can destroy the last Horror. Without her, the endless cycle of one dead, every night, forever will continue. The Circle Macabre is the final tale in the series, and also appears in the novella, The Hecatomb.

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Lys & the Heart Stopper – Imprisoned as a little girl, Lys awakens in the world’s lowest prison. She’s to become a concubine to a faceless noble in a land far from her native home. But when fate intervenes, she seizes her only chance at freedom. She means to cross the wasteland of Vhur, in which the diseased Iritul have hunted humanity near to extinction.
No distance is too great.
She’ll do anything to rescue her friend.
Even if it means a confrontation with the deadliest man alive – The Heart Stopper.

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SleepersImageForBlogging The Sleepers is J Edward’s latest sci-fi/horror short story. In the far distant future, a privileged young man dreams of traveling into deep space. But when his family asks him to perform a terrible act of vengeance, the world he knows crumbles around him.