20131124

Historical Murder Mystery 004: Who was murdered by this woman? What is her name? And who painted her?


20130705

The Special Smashwords Summer/Winter Sale Promotion Catalog: ebooks 50% off!

At one minute past midnight Pacific time on July 1, the Special Smashwords Summer/Winter Sale Promotion Catalog went live on the Smashwords home page.  Readers can browse the catalog now and search by coupon code levels and categories.  At the stroke of midnight Pacific time on July 31, the catalog will disappear...

The coupon codes only work at Smashwords, not at retailers served by Smashwords, during our site-wide promotion

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Use the code SSW50 at checkout for 50% off: 

The Fortune of the Bourbons


Cover for 'The Fortune of the Bourbons'
By Patrick Bernauw
Words: 3,395 (approximate)
Language: English
ISBN: 9781301830909
A visitor to the old Abbey of Orval (Belgium) discovers a corpse in the ruins. Paul Shoeman was the producer of the semi-historical documentary serial Mysterious Belgium. He was working on an episode titled ‘Nostradamus in Orval’, about the so-called prophecies of Nostradamus which are in fact containing a code to find the lost ‘fortune of the Bourbons’. Can you solve this murder mystery?


Price: $2.99 USD





Cover for 'The Angel of Mons'
By Patrick Bernauw
Language: English

ISBN: 9781301552559
A city game or walk in Mons, Belgium - with some of the greatest mysteries of the First World War. From the Angels to the Hell Hound of Mons: a World War One Experiment with Black Propaganda - or what we would call now: "PSYOPS!" The game can be played at home, with this ebook, or in the city of Mons... But above all, this "The Angel of Mons" is also a tall tale, an urban legend, a true story! 

Price: $2.99 USD


How To Produce Your Own Halloween Murder Mystery Party


Cover for 'How To Produce Your Own Halloween Murder Mystery Party'
By Patrick Bernauw
Words: 3,645 (approximate)

Language: English
ISBN: 9781301789894
Using the Halloween Murder Mystery Script “Michael’s Message”, you can organize all by yourself a Murder Mystery as a Halloween Party Game, Dinner Party Game, Murder Weekend, etcetera. And you can play it with 10 to 30 participants... or even more! 

Price: $2.99 USD

20130402

Making Sense of Shakespeare (ebooks with free previews)

Making Sense of Julius Caesar! A Students Guide to Shakespeare's Play (Includes Study Guide, Biography, and Modern Retelling) by BookCaps . $4.99 from Smashwords.com
How can you appreciate Shakespeare when you have no idea what he’s saying?! If you’ve ever sat down with the Bard and found yourself scratching your head at words like Quondam, Younker, or Ebon then this bundled book is just for you! Inside you will find a comprehensive study guide, a biography about the life and times of Shakespeare, and a modern retelling (along with the original text) of Shak
Making Sense of Henry VIII! A Students Guide to Shakespeare's Play (Includes Study Guide, Biography, and Modern Retelling) by BookCaps . $4.99 from Smashwords.com
How can you appreciate Shakespeare when you have no idea what he’s saying?! If you’ve ever sat down with the Bard and found yourself scratching your head at words like Quondam, Younker, or Ebon then this bundled book is just for you! Inside you will find a comprehensive study guide, a biography about the life and times of Shakespeare, and a modern retelling (along with the original text) of Shak
Making Sense of Hamlet! A Students Guide to Shakespeare's Play (Includes Study Guide, Biography, and Modern Retelling) by BookCaps . $4.99 from Smashwords.com
How can you appreciate Shakespeare when you have no idea what he’s saying?! If you’ve ever sat down with the Bard and found yourself scratching your head at words like Quondam, Younker, or Ebon then this bundled book is just for you! Inside you will find a comprehensive study guide, a biography about the life and times of Shakespeare, and a modern retelling (along with the original text) of Shak

Credence Foundation, a science fiction thriller by Marco Guarda (ebook with free preview)

Credence Foundation by Marco Guarda. $2.99 from Smashwords.com
A detective tasked with investigating the seemingly impossible murder of an influential scientist finds a clue that leads him to Credence, a future corporation which uses mass beliefs to make things happen, mainly space travels.

20130401

Rogue Games: Colonial Gothic / Roleplaying ebooks




Founded in 2007, Rogue Games motto is simple: Games so good they sneak up on you.

The Rogue’s Rules:
Rule 1: Have fun!
Rule 2: The setting defines the rules, the rules do not define the setting.
What’s this all about?
Games.
That is what it is all about.

For as long as he can remember Richard Iorio II has enjoyed not only playing, but designing games. Rogue Games is where he designs and produces games.


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Books!

Colonial Gothic: The Landlord's Daughter     
The Landlord’s Daughter is an adventure designed for 4-6 players with Average or Experienced Heroes. This tale of mystery, secret societies, pirates, betrayal, and witchcraft is set in the towns of Marblehead and Lynn in Esex County, Massachusetts, and takes place in 1777, shortly after the Battle of Princeton.
Colonial Gothic: The Defeated Dead  
Price: $0.99 USD. 23710 words. Published on April 11, 2010. Nonfiction. 

Set in the Northwestern Territories, The Defeated Dead is a new adventure designed for Colonial Gothic. Included are details of the Ohio Territories, as well as some of the most important forts located there.
Colonial Gothic: Elizabethtown  
Now ready for your Colonial Gothic games, Colonial Gothic: Elizabethtown is a full colonial community ready for play. Mysteries, random events, new monsters, and more is detailed in a PDF written for both the player and Gamemaster. Uncover the plots of the Freemasons. Face the Boo Hag. Explore a region at the brink of conflict. Colonial Gothic: Elizabethtown is ready for you.
Colonial Gothic: Witchcraft
Colonial Gothic: Witchcraft is your guide to this threat. With new rules, and expanded background, this sourcebook is ready for you to add dark threats and vile creations in your games.
Colonial Gothic: Templates  
Who are you? Find here, gentle reader, a collection of character concepts for both players and Gamemasters. Written by Graeme Davis, these character templates have been designed to make Hero creation quicker and easier. They supplement the backgrounds given in the core rulebook by adding more detail according to a more specific character concept.
Colonial Gothic: Gazetteer  
Written by Graeme Davis, this book is your guide to the Thirteen Colonies. Filled with maps, adventure hooks, and other information, this book picks up were Colonial Gothic Revised left off, and begins exploring the world of Colonial Gothic.
Colonial Gothic: The Ross-Allen Letters
Something is afoot. Lurking between these two covers are a collection of correspondences of the most disturbing of nature. What is this mystery, and what ramifications does the discovery of it hold?
Colonial Gothic: Rulebook
Newly revised and expanded, this edition of Colonial Gothic builds upon what has come before and also presents new options and guidelines for running a supernatural historical horror roleplaying game set during the dawn of the American Revolution. Colonial Gothic is a supernatural historical horror roleplaying game set during the dawn of the American Revolution.