Happiness is…?

Happiness is the release of my eighth book.

A Second Helping of Crazy : Collected Stories

Now available on Amazon.

Happy reading!

A Second Helping of Crazy HC/PB – $15.99/$9.99

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The Florida Writer Magazine – Celebrations August 2022

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What a steal!

Elevated Madness and People Behaving Badly are being sold at deep, discount prices on Amazon.com

Order both books for only $9.74 (regular price $15.98)

If you are interested, please order your copies before the price returns to $7.99 for each book.

Elevated Madness and Other Storiesonly $3.75 save $4.24 (a 53% savings off the regular price)

People Behaving Badly: A Collection of Short Mystery Storiesonly $5.99 save $2.00 (a 25% savings off the regular price)

Amazon.com http://amazon.com/author/johnottini

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Literary Humor

The ultimate ‘Reading Room’! 😁

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52% Off the Regular Price!

At the risk of repeating myself, Elevated Madness and Other Stories in paperback format is currently being sold at its lowest price ever on Amazon.com

Only $3.87 save $4.17 (a 52% savings)

Order your copy today before it returns to its regular price of $7.99.

If you already have your copy, then tell a friend. 🙂

Amazon.com http://amazon.com/author/johnottini

The real world is filled with people who live quiet, productive, uneventful lives. These are not the characters you’ll meet in author John D. Ottini’s world of twisted fiction.

Elevated Madness & Other Stories consists of 11 short stories that will amuse, shock, and enlighten you. The twists and turns in each story will keep you guessing until the conclusion, where you’ll be left shaking your head and wondering, “Why didn’t I see that coming?”

Stories Include:

Find out why a casual meeting in the elevator of a downtown office building turns into “Elevated Madness.”

In “A Brotherly Game of Chess,” two brothers use a game of chess to settle a deadly score.

The simple and seemly idyllic farm life of Abe and Dell masks a dark secret in “Life among the Fireflies.”

In “Late Night Killer,” a mysterious object and a late night visitor with deadly intentions turns one man’s life into a living hell.

A mystery author discovers in “Smoke & Mirror” that she’s not the only one who can craft a heart stopping surprise of an ending.

In “Professor Homeless,” a teenager discovers that a chance meeting is not what it appears to be.

And much more!

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Not an Amazon Member?

Did you know that you don’t have to be an Amazon member to purchase a copy of my latest paperback book? You can order, A Second Helping of Crazy: Collected Works online from either major book retailer, Barnes & Nobles or Books A Million for $9.99

For your convenience, I’ve provided the links below.

A Second Helping of Crazy: Collected Stories by John D Ottini, Paperback | Barnes & Noble® (barnesandnoble.com)

A Second Helping of Crazy : Collected Stories by John D. Ottini (booksamillion.com)

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One Thousand Copies Sold

I’m celebrating a milestone today.

Released in November of 2015, A Very Furry Christmas: Holiday Cat Tales is my first book to sell over thousand copies (1,002 to be exact).

I know this doesn’t seem like much in the grand scheme of book sales, but for an independent writer who is struggling to get noticed, it’s an awesome achievement.

Thank you to the thousand plus readers who purchased the book. I know that there are a million things you could have done with your time and money, but you chose to buy and read, A Very Fury Christmas and for that I am moved and extremely grateful.

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Lowest Price Ever!

Elevated Madness and Other Stories in paperback format is currently being sold at its lowest price ever on Amazon.com

Only $4.14 save $3.85 (a 48% savings)

Order your copy today before it returns to its regular price of $7.99.

If you already have your copy, then tell a friend. 🙂

Amazon.com http://amazon.com/author/johnottini

The real world is filled with people who live quiet, productive, uneventful lives. These are not the characters you’ll meet in author John D. Ottini’s world of twisted fiction.

Elevated Madness & Other Stories consists of 11 short stories that will amuse, shock, and enlighten you. The twists and turns in each story will keep you guessing until the conclusion, where you’ll be left shaking your head and wondering, “Why didn’t I see that coming?”

Stories Include:

Find out why a casual meeting in the elevator of a downtown office building turns into “Elevated Madness.”

In “A Brotherly Game of Chess,” two brothers use a game of chess to settle a deadly score.

The simple and seemly idyllic farm life of Abe and Dell masks a dark secret in “Life among the Fireflies.”

In “Late Night Killer,” a mysterious object and a late night visitor with deadly intentions turns one man’s life into a living hell.

A mystery author discovers in “Smoke & Mirror” that she’s not the only one who can craft a heart stopping surprise of an ending.

In “Professor Homeless,” a teenager discovers that a chance meeting is not what it appears to be.

And much more!

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The Silver Lining  

Unfortunately, my book Desperation Kills did not make the cut at this year’s Florida Writers Association – Royal Palm Literary Awards Competition. Boohoo! 😊

Fortunately, readers on both Amazon and Goodreads have been kind enough to give it a big thumbs up.

The Amazon rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars and Goodreads is 4.43 out of 5 stars.

Thank you, readers!

If you’re in the market for a great read, please check out Desperation Kills.  You won’t be disappointed.

Available in eBook – $0.99 or Paperback – $7.99

Desperation Kills – order here

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Discounted Prices Continue on Amazon

I hate to sound like a broken record (remember those?), but if you’re at all interested in purchasing Elevated Madness or People Behaving Badly in paperback format, both books are still being sold at discounted prices on Amazon.com

Order your copy before the price returns to $7.99 for each book.

Elevated Madness and Other Storiesonly $4.25 save $3.74 (a 47% savings)

People Behaving Badly: A Collection of Short Mystery Storiesonly $6.44 save $1.55 (a 19% savings)

Amazon.com http://amazon.com/author/johnottini

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