Updated Book List

Everything I have for sale right now, and where you can buy them. If you’d like to buy them all directly from me, you can do that here: https://app.gumroad.com/andreaspeed Infected: Prey – https://books2read.com/u/mVwQwp Infected: Bloodlines – https://books2read.com/u/bMpD6v Infected: Life After Death – https://books2read.com/u/bzoXjq Infected: Freefall – https://books2read.com/u/b551Z6 Infected: Shift – https://books2read.com/u/b68eKZ Infected: Lesser Evils – https://books2read.com/u/bQR086 Infected: Undertow – https://books2read.com/u/bpDp1X Infected: Epitaph – https://books2read.com/u/4XnKjg Infected: Holden – https://books2read.com/u/bpDKxg Infected: Throwaways –...

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The first six chapter titles of Infected: Fallout

I decided to share the names of the first six chapters in the upcoming Infected: Fallout. Most of my chapter titles are simply songs, and they don’t necessarily tell you anything about those chapters. Or do they? Hmm .. 1 – Kodokushi 2 – Deconstructing Self-Destruction 3 – Boy Division 4 – Pretty Face 5 – Far From Ideal 6 – Tell Me When We’re Having...

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Random Weekend Music Mix

It’s been a bit, so here’s a new playlist to remind everyone I’m still alive, and still writing. Smile Machine – Pretty Today Ethereal, shoegaze like vocals over grunge influenced rock. Sounds good to me. Divide and Dissolve – Far From Ideal (Chelsea Wolfe Remix) Starting off with some big feminine energy here, and I like it. Of course, from the ethereal to the haunting, with more than a little anger in it. D&D and Wolfe should collaborate more. Chvrches & Robert Smith – How Not To Drown A man finally shows up, and it’s Robert Smith. Somehow that seems appropriate. Hands up – who guessed The Cure would have so much of an influence on modern music? Antonioni – Mouth...

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Bandcamp’s Juneteenth Charity Drive Is This Friday

Bandcamp is doing a charity thing for Juneteenth – June 18th – and I thought I’d share some of my recent discoveries, on the off chance that maybe you’d like them too. (All groups here have songs that can be bought on Bandcamp.) Fiddlehead – Down University Zeal & Ardor – Run Backxwash – Spells Breanna Barbara – Big Bang Blues Dogleg – Kawasaki Backflip   Death Hags – Off/On Pleasure Venom – We Get What We Deserve Spartan Jet-Plex – All The Time In The World Svalbard – Open Wound Divide and Dissolve – We Are Really Worried About You Gumiho – Underwater Meat...

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Random Music Mix

It’s been a bit again. Sorry. But let’s enjoy a random weekend music mix. Igorrr – Downgrade Desert I once asked people for music recommendations on Twitter, and this band was suggested. They’re really weird – like you couldn’t tell that from the spelling – and therefore right up my alley. Peeping Tom – Mojo (featuring Rahzel & Dan the Automator) Oh, speaking of weird, here’s one of Mike Patton’s many side projects. If you didn’t know, Patton has so many side projects, I know for a fact I can’t name them all. Nice if you can keep that busy. Cry Club – Robert Smith Don’t know a lot about this band, except it’s a couple of queer Australian musicians, and the song is catchy as...

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Character Theme Songs

Ever since I mentioned that I felt Roan’s life had a theme, I realized a lot of my characters did, but I hadn’t shared them. So I’m doing it now. In a couple of cases, the characters had an opinion that differed from mine, but they won. Roan Of course, he kicked this all off, when I revealed his life’s theme song, as I saw it, was Modest Mouse’s Dashboard. Because the repeated theme of “It should have been could have been worse than you would ever know”, as … yes. Roan’s life has been a bit like a slow motion car crash, and yet somehow it’s still not the worst case scenario, and he knows it.   But the major conflict was in picking a personal theme, as Roan would personally pick a dozen songs, all shuffling...

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Saturday Music Mix

Another day, another random music mix. Why not? Kilo Kish – Collected Views From Dinner Kilo! Not a bad start to things. And if you ever get a chance to see her live – even virtually – you should. She’s awesome. clipping – Baby Don’t Sleep Ooh, fun. About a guy being hunted while also being literally lost in space. Sisters of Mercy – This Corrosion Aww yes! Rise up, my old school goth fans. Listen to a bedrock hymn of our ghostly people. My Chemical Romance – Thank You For The Venom Ha! Rise up my emo people, for here is one of your foundational bands. (For Infected readers only – this is Dylan’s favorite band. Really!) The Twilight Sad – Dead...

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Music Mix Monday

We’re just going random again. Let’s see what we get. Metz – Blind Youth Industrial Park I did not realize this had a big video attached to it, but it does. It’s a weird one. Future of the Left – Arming Eritrea We are developing a shouty/loud theme, music wise. Pretty much par for the course for me. Murder City Devil – Bear Away This is one of those rare songs that I think is better in its live form. Why? Listen to it. It still slaps. Zeal & Ardor – Devil Is Fine This is a slight deviation from the theme, but not really, because most Zeal & Ardor songs are ten times harder than this. But the lyrics fit perfectly. Babymetal – Distortion And here we have...

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