The Devil’s on Sale for .99!

Meet Byron. He’s a total psychopath. Find out if he gets what he deserves in this brutally graphic, paranormal psycho-romp at Amazon for .99 (US/UK only) until January 14th, 2018. :)

Tags: Graphic torture, rape, forced incest, paranormal, murder, more murder, very murdery… This is not a romance. read an excerpt here.

Buy it here


Better the Devil You Know for .99 June 17-19


On Sale June 17-19 at Amazon (US & UK)

Novel (40 000 words)
Genre(s): Horror, torture, paranormal, serial killer

Read the excerpt (highly recommended)

Buy your copy here

A Valentine’s Day Miracle: Better the Devil You Know is now available for Kindle

Buy it from Amazon (but please read the excerpt first)


So, a little over five months ago, I contacted Amazon to ask them about the ban on Better the Devil You Know. Basically I asked if the faux pas I committed was categorizing it under “erotica” when it really should be under “horror”. I got a form letter reply back saying that they would look into it and not to ask again about it.

I didn’t think I would ever hear back, honestly.

Then, yesterday, I got an email from someone there saying that if I put only under “horror” they would accept it.


Happy Halloween Sale!

October 30 & 31 ONLY


Smashwords Sale! – Use coupon code at checkout

Caged: Love and Treachery on the High Seas –  $4.99 $2.50 w/ code NJ48X
Sacrificed: Heart Beyond the Spires – $4.99 $2.50 w/ code TE66E
Fated: Love and Redemption – $4.99 $2.50 w/ code XU87S
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Kestrel’s Talon – $5.99 $2.50 w/ code BU28Z

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Sarge – $1.75 $.99 w/ code NK98T
Murphy – $1.75 $.99 w/ code EF85U


Better the Devil You Know – $4.00 $1.99 Buy here


All Romance eBook sale! – All books :)

All my books 50% off at All Romance eBooks! (readers get store credit)
All my books 50% off at All Romance eBooks! (readers get store credit)

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Win a Signed Copy of Better the Devil You Know – Contest ends Oct. 31

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Bey’s Summer Sales and Giveaways – Hurry! Ending soon.


I thought I’d give a list of what’s on sale and what’s in a giveaway in one place.


Giveaway of Caged: Love and Treachery on the High Seas at Goodreads -> Enter now! Ends August 18, 2016 11:59PM

Giveaway of Kestrel’s Talon at Goodreads -> Enter now! Ends August 01, 2016 11:59PM

Summer Sale at Smashwords -> Buy now! Last day of sale: July 31st, 2016

Caged, Sacrificed, Fated, F.I.S.T.S. Handbook, The Last Nights of the Frangipani Hotel -> use code SSW50 at checkout for 50% off

Sarge, Murphy, The Complications of T -> use code SSW25 at checkout for 25% off

Baal’s Heart Summer Sale at All Romance eBooks – Last day of sale: July 31st, 2016

Caged, Sacrificed, and Fated -> 50% off

Hotter than Hell Sale  –  Last day of Sale: July 31st, 2016

Better the Devil You Know is $2 at All Romance eBooks and Payhip


Kestrel’s Talon

Amazon Kindle Countdown Sale (US/UK) – August 1-7 starting at 99¢/£0.99

Note: After August 21, Kestrel’s Talon will be available for purchase at All Romance eBooks, Smashwords, and other resellers.

Hotter than Hell Sale –
Better the Devil You Know – $2


Montréal is hot in the summer. Know what else is hot? Hell.

For the rest of July, Better the Devil You Know is on sale at 50% off at All Romance eBooks and through Payhip (through me).

☠☠ Read an excerpt before buying ☠☠

Questions about Better the Devil You Know

Since I’ve received numerous emails over the weekend about Devil, I thought I’d lay out the answers here :)

Q: Why is there a paperback but no ebook on Amazon?

A: Two different review processes. Paperbacks go through Createspace and they don’t seem to scan for content, only technical specs. Once Devil was accepted in paperback, I figured I’d try for the ebook too – originally I wasn’t going to bother because I didn’t think it would pass review. I was right. The file was rejected because it violates their submission guidelines.

Q: I thought Smashwords accepted everything. Why is Devil banned there?

A: After some email exchanges with the Smashwords team, it was decided that it violates their guidelines. Their exact wording was: 

“We have been reviewing your book in greater detail, and the decision was that it is not a good fit for us. It will remain unpublished on Smashwords.”

Why? Too murdery.

Q: So where can I get it?

A: See this post for all the links :)


A huge thanks to everyone who’ve been sharing links/recommended Devil! Much appreciated :) I’m very happy that it’s getting to readers!



Better the Devil You Know – Soundtrack info

Since I’ve had a few requests for the actual track listings since they don’t show for some people at the 8track list, here they are (tracks correspond to chapters):

  1. Cara Sposa (Air de Rinaldo) – Ragin Derek Lee, Christophe Rousset, Les Talens Lyriques & Ewa Mallas-Godlewska
  2. I Can’t Hear You – The Dead Weather
  3. Ain’t No Invisible Man – Jakob Dylan
  4. Some Velvet Morning – Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood
  5. Killing Strangers – Marilyn Manson
  6. The Electrician – The Walker Brothers
  7. Howlin’ For You – The Black Keys
  8. The Becoming – Nine Inch Nails
  9. Staggolee – Pacific Gas & Electric
  10. Mad About the Boy – Gertrude Lawrence
  11. Butcher Pete, Pt. 1 – Roy Brown
  12. Me Gustas Tu – Manu Chao
  13. Come As You Are – Nirvana
  14. He Was a Friend of Mine – Willie Nelson
  15. Ombra Fedele Anch’io (Air de Dario) – Ragin Derek Lee, Christophe Rousset, Les Talens Lyriques & Ewa Mallas-Godlewska

You can listen to it here:

Better the Devil You Know – Out Now!

It’s October 1st in parts of the world… why don’t we pretend we’re all over there so I can launch this puppy, eh?

The TL;DR of this post is: read the warnings, m’kay? I don’t want people going into this unprepared. BUY links are at the bottom of the post.

Here goes:

Listen to the soundtrack


Better the Devil You Know – a new psychosexual horror novel by Bey Deckard

Novel (40 000 words)
Genre(s): Horror, torture, paranormal, serial killer

Tags: graphic torture, forced incest, rape

Byron is tall, handsome, well spoken, wealthy, and has outstanding taste in wine and food. You’ll be impressed by his impeccable attire and eloquence in conversation, ranging from Baroque art to the newest advances in pharmacology. With his charming smile and elegant manners, Byron truly is the perfect date… and who doesn’t love a man who appreciates opera?

What’s the catch, you ask?

Just this: if Byron finds you suitable, he will subject you to utterly depraved forms of torture.

No, I’m not talking about S&M.

Byron will mutilate, rape, and then kill you. Don’t think that you will survive the encounter, because you won’t. He has a perfect record.

Intrigued? Would you like me to arrange a rendezvous? It has to be in the next few days because he’s leaving on a trip south to much warmer climes, and his calendar will be completely full.

Yes? Very good. I will make a reservation for two under the name of Smith.

Who am I? I’m Gloria, his personal assistant.


Ok – I really hate trigger warnings. I do. However, I really need to stress that this book is not for everyone. Hell… I don’t even know who this book is for. Me… yes. But you? Will you like it? Maybe like is the wrong word. Or… is it? :)

I’ve been sort of vague about what the book is about. That’s because it’s hard to talk about it without spoilers. I’ve had a few questions:

Is it romance? No.

Is it m/m? It’s only male/male in the sense that it features organs traditionally thought of as male.

What is it? A psychosexual, paranormal thriller.

Read an excerpt

Still want it? You have two options at the moment. You can buy it (Mobi, ePub, or PDF) via Payhip (promise that it’s secure) or you can buy it through All Romance eBooks. I’m still waiting on the verdict from Smashwords, but it doesn’t look good.  Oct. 1 update: officially BANNED at Smashwords. We won’t even talk about Amazon. Oct 4. update: ebook BANNED at Amazon but NOT the paperback (So how do I get it for my kindle?)

Feb. 14, 2017 update: Amazon has relented and reversed the ban… as long as it’s listed solely under “horror” :)