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All titles are also available for the Kindle and many are available through Audible. Visit Michael C. Bailey’s Amazon Author Central page for the complete catalog.

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The inventory clearance sale is still on! Buy any one full-length book at regular price and get a copy of Cheap Thrills Digest for free (while supplies last). Buy any two full-length books and get a third of your choice for free (please specify the title of the free book you’d like when making your purchase).

Action Figures (YA/Superhero)

Action Figures – Issue One: Secret Origins

It was the worst summer of Carrie Hauser’s life, and the weirdest. The Action Figures saga begins here! * Reached #1 on the Amazon Kindle best-seller list for comics & graphic novels / teen & young adult (June 24, 2016) * Reached #1 on the Amazon Kindle best-seller list for teen & young adult / literature & fiction / comics & graphic novels (June 25, 2016) * Reached #3 on the Amazon books best-seller list for teens / literature & fiction / comics & graphic novels / superheroes (July 19, 2016) * An East Hartford Public Library staff pick for February 2014 * StoryBundle selection for the Indie Superhero Bundle (July 2015)

$20.00

Action Figures – Issue Two: Black Magic Women

The world is full of magic…and it wants the Hero Squad dead. * Reached #5 on the Amazon Kindle best-seller list for children’s e-books / action & adventure / superheroes (November 12, 2014)

$20.00

Action Figures – Issue Three: Pasts Imperfect

The past is coming back to haunt the Hero Squad. * Reached #10 on the Amazon Kindle best-seller list for science fiction – fantasy / fantasy / superheroes on its first day of sale * Reached #5 on the Amazon Kindle best-seller list for teen & young adult / literature & fiction / comics & graphic novels (November 30, 2014) * Reached #7 on the Amazon books best-seller list for teens / literature & fiction / comics & graphic novels / superheroes (November 24, 2014)

$20.00

Action Figures – Issue Four: Cruel Summer

His name is uttered in terrified whispers. He’s the bad guy the good guys fear. He is the King of Pain. * Reached #2 on the Amazon Kindle best-seller list for comics & graphic novels / graphic novels / action & adventure during its pre-sale period (March 22, 2015) * Reached #2 on the Amazon Kindle best-seller list for comics & graphic novels / graphic novels / superheroes on its first day of sale (March 24, 2015)

$20.00

Action Figures – Issue Five: Team-Ups

The Hero Squad is finished. * Reached #2 on the Amazon best-seller list for teens / literature & fiction / comics & graphic novels / superheroes (February 5, 2016) * Reached #2 on the Amazon Kindle best-seller list for teen & young adult / literature & fiction / comics & graphic novels (February 9, 2016) * Reached #3 on the Amazon Kindle best-seller list for comics & graphic novels / teens & young adults (February 9, 2016)

$20.00

Action Figures – Issue Six: Power Play

One of our super-heroes is missing. * Reached #2 on the Amazon Kindle best-seller list for comics & graphic novels / teen & young adult (March 1, 2017) * Reached #4 on the Amazon books best-seller list for literature & fiction / comics & graphic novels / superheroes (March 1, 2017)

$20.00

Action Figures – Issue Seven: The Black End War

On Earth, Carrie Hauser is a hero But on the far side of the galaxy, she’s just another soldier on the front lines of an interplanetary war. * Reached #3 on the Amazon best-seller list for books/teens/science fiction & fantasy/fantasy/superheroes on its release day (February 25, 2018)

$20.00

Action Figures – Issue Eight: Crawling From the Wreckage

One war is over but a new war is beginning, and Lightstorm is once again caught in the crossfire. * Debuted at #17 on the Amazon best-seller list for Teen & Young Adult Superhero Fiction (April 9, 2019) * Reached #16 on the Amazon best-seller list for Teen & Young Adult Superhero Fiction (April 30, 2019)

$20.00

Action Figures – Issue Nine: Hell Hath No Fury

Black Betty is back from the dead and ready to raise hell — literally. * An Amazon #1 new release for Teen & Young Adult Superhero Fiction (January 15, 2020) * Reached #4 on the Amazon best-seller list for Teen & Young Adult Superhero Fiction (January 16, 2020)

$20.00

THE ADVENTURES OF STRONGARM & LIGHTFOOT (Fantasy)

The Adventures of Strongarm & Lightfoot – Scratching a Lich (book one)

In the land of Asaches, there are great men and women who have changed the course of history. Heroes. Legends. Then there are these guys… * Winner of the 2016 BellaOnline Literary Review’s gold medal for science fiction and fantasy

$20.00

The Adventures of Strongarm & Lightfoot – Assassins Brawl (book two)

You’re invited to the wedding of the year! In lieu of gifts, the bride and groom humbly ask that you do not try to murder them. After barely surviving Habbatarr the lich-lord and the Dead City of Hesre, Derek Strongarm and Felix Lightfoot and their companions are ready for some well-deserved rest…

$20.00

The Adventures of Strongarm & Lightfoot – Blades of Glory (book three)

Desperate for a little excitement and a big payday, Derek Strongarm and Felix Lightfoot and their companions respond to a call to adventure from the city-state of Woeste.

$20.00

The Adventures of Strongarm & Lightfoot – Sworded Affairs (book four)

When Derek Strongarm, Felix Lightfoot, and their friends are hired to transport a powerful and potentially dangerous magical artifact, they can’t help but foresee disaster ahead. They have a rather bad track record, after all. Why should this job prove easier than any other?

$20.00

ANTHOLOGIES & COLLECTIONS

Beneath the Mask: A Superhero Romance Anthology

Ten tantalizing tales of masked heroes saving the day and falling in love! From sweet saviors to steamy angelic warriors, reluctant heroes to grumpy playboys, this anthology has something for everyone who’s ever fantasized about being a hero…or falling for one. Do you dare to peek behind the mask and live out your sweetest, darkest, steamiest fantasies? Each story includes superheroes and a swoon-worth happily ever after!

Beneath the Mask is not currently available through Innsmouth Look Publishing, but you can buy it from Amazon in print or for the Kindle.

Cheap Thrills Digest

Cheap Thrills Digest collects two previously published short stories from the Action Figures and The Adventures of Strongarm & Lightfoot series, plus a brand-new novelette-length story, “Lost Souls,” that you can only read in this bargain-priced anthology. The book also includes the essay “Critiquing Critiques – How to Leave a Review.”

$10.00

The Final Summons – An Anthology of the New England Speculative Writers

Galactic omens. Apocalyptic wastelands. 14 mind-bending stories of future worlds and dark fantasy on the brink of oblivion. Fate is never written in the stars. From embattled lunar colonies to inter-dimensional courtrooms and the murky alleyways of Victorian London, there’s no telling when or where the day of reckoning will arrive. Do you dare test the limits of your reality and answer the final summons? Features “The Going Rate for Penance” by Michael C. Bailey.

$20.00

WELL-BEHAVED WOMEN (Urban Fantasy)

Well-Behaved Women – Awakening (book one)

Rose Booker remembers how she died. Both times. Five dollars of every sale goes to benefit the Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN) and the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC).

$20.00

Well-Behaved Women – Transition

A man who desires revenge should dig two graves. A woman who desires revenge needs an entire cemetery. Five dollars of every sale goes to benefit the Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN) and the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC).

$20.00

Well-Behaved Women – Endtimes

Heaven doesn’t want them. Hell is afraid they’ll take over. Five dollars of every sale goes to benefit the Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN) and the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC).

$20.00