New ebook release of "Deus ex Machina," with more titles on the way

Sigh. Much as I try, I can't keep those crazy kids at Sinister Regard from putting out new ebook editions of my juvenilia. The latest novella to get this pixelation treatment is Deus ex Machina, my ridiculous sci-fi romp about an artificial intelligence who tries to kill God and take the Big I AM's place.

'Deus ex Machina' by Perry Slaughter
The trade paperback edition of Deus ex Machina was released late last year, but for the ebook release Sinister Regard has given it a spiffily updated cover. And the ebook is available pretty much everywhere! Smashwords, Kobo, Nook, iBooks and Kindle all have it for a measly $1.99, and it's also available for your reading pleasure on such subscription services as Oyster and Scribd. How do you like me now?

But wait! That's not all! Sinister Regard will be bringing out three more of my books in print and electronic editions over the course of the summer, including two that have never before seen the light of day! First, on June 16th, is Whether We Are Mended, my collection of three long sci-fi love stories, which is also getting a cover that's a vast improvement over its original hardback edition.

'Whether We Are Mended' by Perry Slaughter
Then, on July 14th, comes The Conscience of the King, an epic fantasy about magic, revenge, and actors. It was inspired, as you might already have guessed, by Hamlet, because someone once told me that when a writer steals, he should not just steal from the best but also desecrate the original to such an extent that no one will ever want to tread that ground again. Ahem.

And finally, August 11th will see the appearance of The Revivalist, a post-apocalyptic tale of science colliding with religion in a world that's been all but wiped out by nanotechnology gone awry. And the protagonist is eighty years old. Just like me!

All three of these forthcoming titles are available now for preordering at most of the retailers I mentioned above, so plunk your shekels down now. You can find links to all the stores at the top of my home page, where there's a slick new "book ribbon" that lets you click back and forth through my entire catalog.

Okay, I guess I'm a little bit excited about all this. Especially the last two books, which I think are two of my best early works. But you be the judge of that. Buy everything. It's cheap.  

Who? What?

Perry Slaughter is the reclusive author of such cult works of horror and sci-fi as Chairman of the Board, Deus ex Machina, and more. His passions include vinyl records, scotch whisky, and high-seas piracy.

Perry Slaughter