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Unsoul’d: a dirty little fable


“Like Nick Hornby writing an episode of Californication!” — Sarah Maclean, New York Times bestselling author


“Lyga’s take on the devil is as clever, and unique, as Twain’s or Lewis’s.” — David Lubar, author of Extremities


“Funny…interesting and complex… honest and doesn’t shy away from the raw/uncomfortable truth…” — Maria V. Snyder, author of Poison Study


If you love Entourage, Amy Schumer, Judd Apatow, Kevin Smith, or stories that are so wrong they’re right (but not really), then you’ve got to read Unsoul’d!

“That day, I had a bagel for breakfast and sold my soul to the devil. In retrospect, the bagel was probably a mistake.”

Randall Banner is thirty-five years old, a middling mid-list author who yearns for more of everything: More attention. More fame. More money. More fans.

Then, one quiet morning, he meets the devil while pounding away at his laptop at his usual coffee shop. Soon, a deal is made, a contract is signed, and Randall is on his way to fame and fortune unlike any he ever imagined.

What follows is a bawdy, hilarious, yet harrowing tale of one man, one devil, and a deal that could change the world.

Buy the Book!

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is available as an ebook only. To read an excerpt (almost half the book!), go here.

What if you don’t own an ereader? No problem! If you have internet access (which you obviously do, since you’re reading this), you can buy Unsoul’dat whichever etailer you prefer…and then read it using absolutely free apps for the web, your Mac1 or PC, or your mobile gadget. You pay for the book — nothing else!


Reading Apps

  • Kindle: Apps for Mac, PC, iPhone, iPad, Windows Phone, Android, and Blackberry
  • Nook: Apps for Mac, PC, iPhone, iPad, and Android, and web browser
  • Kobo: Apps for Mac, PC, iPhone, iPad, and Android
  • iBooks: Apps for Mac, iPhone, and iPad

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If you want to support your local bookstore (yay!), visit their website and buy the ebook there! Here are a few bookstores carrying the book: BookPeople, river’s end, WORD, Changing Hands, Oblong, and Mysterious Galaxy.

If you find a glitch or error in your copy of Unsoul’d, feel free to report it with the special Glitch Form.


These widgets were originally designed for independent bookstores to use when promoting Unsoul’d on their websites, but some people asked me to make them available to everyone. So whether you’re a bookstore or not, if you want to spread the word about Unsoul’d, feel free to use any of the graphics below!


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  1. iBooks for Mac available with free upgrade to OS X Mavericks