love and other monsters in the dark by kb jensen 3D

KB Jensen's Newest Release

Love and Other Monsters in the Dark

Strange Stories That Linger in the Shadows

Readers will encounter serial killers, alien creatures, and dark angels, as well as more “normal” narratives about the horrors of everyday love. Love and Other Monsters in the Dark features a genre-hopping blend of contemporary fiction, noir humor, speculative fiction, and horror, with an undercurrent of love and the relationships that bind us together in the darkness. Among others, the cast of characters includes a catfish and her victim, creepy dolls in prayer, an arsonist housewife, an elderly bank robber, and a “teacup” pig. Some just can’t take it anymore.

From an award-winning story of a woman who turns into her grandmother overnight, to a narrative about facing relationship complications during a zombie apocalypse, this collection offers laughter and tears, playfully packaged in and out of flash fiction.

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Other Books by KB Jensen

a storm of stories by kb jensen 3D

Sometimes telling a story is just another way to stay alive. Swerving to avoid a hitchhiker out in a whiteout storm, Julie’s car ends up wedged in a snow bank. With the inches piling higher on the dark road, she can’t escape a man who makes little sense. Stranded in the freezing cold, the two tell stories to pass the time. From the Midwest to India, Denmark and Canada, they offer visions of lives and loves from young to old, far and wide. But as the hours blur together, and the snow and ice set in, it becomes less clear how their own story will end.

painting with fire by kb jensen 3d

Murder in the Windy City. Love without trust. Reckless justice. These are the themes in “Painting With Fire,” the story of Claudia Wilson, a woman down on her luck living with a stranger, an artist named Tom. After the two of them discover a body on the street corner, buried in a snow bank, Claudia becomes obsessed with the murder and the fact that her roommate is not telling her everything about his past. While police search for the killer in her building, she wonders if she should be searching for a new roommate.

Claudia learns everything she can about the neighbors, as well as Tom. In the end, she makes a startling discovery. When art and violence collide, the results can be explosive.

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About KB Jensen

K.B. Jensen is an award-winning author, with two novels, Painting With Fire, an artistic murder mystery, and A Storm of Stories, which veers literary and handles love, craziness and impossibility. K.B. lives in Littleton with her family and rescue mutt. She enjoys skiing and writing poetry. A former crime reporter and journalist, K.B. shifted to the publishing world in 2014, and is a senior publishing consultant and youth writing camp director for My Word Publishing. Her new collection of short stories, Love and Other Monsters in the Dark, is out.

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Know a Young Writer Who Wants to Be an Author?

Calling all young writers who love the craft.

Let’s Dream. Create. Edit. Design and Publish a Book. My Word Publishing presents an Emerging Teen Authors Writing and Publishing Camp this Summer 2024 for teen writers. In this five-session camp, (plus office hours with the editor and book launch party) on Zoom, writers will:

  • Be published in the fifth anthology, 2024, part of the award-winning Camp Ink Series. 
  • Work with other campers and award-winning publishing pros to learn about creating a book, working with a professional editor and cover designer
  • Receive three contributor copies of the book 

When: Tuesdays, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. MDT, beginning July 2 to 30, 2024

Where: Via Zoom.

Cost: Early Bird Tuition is $499.99 for the camp until April 30, which includes office hours with the editor, and book production. After April 30, tuition is $599. Scholarships are available for families in need. 

Contact: [email protected] for scholarship details, how to pay in installments or other questions.

Why: Let’s make summer 2024 something special for these young writers!

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