So, late in 2013, J. A. Konrath came up with this plan to expand his readership by opening up his intellectual properties for others to use. At the time, it was basically and open invitation to "co-author" stories with him. You'd write the story, novella, or novel. He'd read it and if he dug it, he'd revise, expand it, etc. He'd pay for the cover art. And both would make money.
I figured, "Hey, this cat Konrath sell a lot of e-books. He attracts a ton of attention from all sides of the writing world. And I could use some of that attention." So, I wrote a short story featuring his female detective Jacqueline "Jack" Daniels and my off-the-record P.I. Frank Baldwin (for you that aren't aware, Frank is the main character in my supernatural noir novel PROGENY). And he dug it.
Fast-forward to late last year. Konrath lets us know he's shifting all these books Kindle Worlds. We can stay on the boat or get off with no issues. I decided to stay on the boat because, "Hey, I could still use some attention from being associated with Konrath. Plus, the story's already written. Might as well make some money off it now rather then having to change the name of his characters and go through the submission process all over again at different markets. Besides, I've a butt load of other work to do."
Which brings us to now. Konrath's Kindle Worlds Kingdom, as I like to call it, is now live. Along with that are all those stories, including mine. It's called "Angel's Share". And I think it's pretty great. Plus, it's a good prequel to PROGENY. I think you should get both.
Here's the synopsis:
"Frank Baldwin finds people in Tijuana that don't want to be found. People the San Diego police can't grab across the border. People they don't want on reports. Enter Jacqueline "Jack" Daniels, on leave in San Diego. She's not there for the sunshine and beaches, though. She's got business to take care of. Personal business. A friend of hers nineteen year-old-daughter has gone missing. All indications say she was kidnapped while on vacation and shipped south of the border. Unable to dig much up on her location, she turns to Frank for help. And Frank, boxed into a corner on all sides, realizes he has no choice but to do what the lady says."