The Dark Verse, Vol. 3 Gets Gold + Book Giveaway 25

May 6th, 2015 by Sharkchild

THE DARK VERSE, VOL. 3: BEYOND THE GRIP OF TIME has won the gold medal in the category of Horror for the 2015 Independent Publisher Book Awards! There’s no better day to give some copies of this now award-winning book away!

Comment on this post before 10:00PM PST on Wednesday, May 6 to be entered in a chance to win a copy of:


An additional copy will be given away for every 35 entries!

Winners will be chosen at random (at from the entrants after the cutoff at 10:00PM PST and will be announced by Sharkchild via email and on this post within 24 hours after the end of the contest.

The winners can be anywhere in the world! The winners must be at least 13 years of age. A winner must respond to Sharkchild’s email within five (5) days to claim a prize.

UPDATE #1: Two copies are being given away!

UPDATE #2: We didn’t hit 70 entries, but three copies will still be given away!


  • Dan H (36)
  • William Ide (18)
  • Jørgen Oliver Nilssen (33)

63 Responses to “The Dark Verse, Vol. 3 Gets Gold + Book Giveaway 25”

  1. avatar Brian Doucet Says:

    mememememe! 😀

  2. avatar JimR Says:

    Congratulations! Sign me up please.

  3. avatar Uri Slavcev Says:

    Exciting news! Have the first and second book, haven’t had the chance to obtain the third one… good luck to all!

  4. avatar Metal Pete Says:

    Fuck. Yes. Awesome job. Also, love the mask.

  5. avatar Denis Says:

    Me please 🙂

  6. avatar Chad Meade Says:

    Great news, Sign me up please

  7. avatar Jesper Lillie Says:

    Congratulations! It’s very well deserved!

  8. avatar Chris Brower Says:

    Congratulations on the award!

  9. avatar Michael Waskelis Says:

    Congrats on the awards!

  10. avatar Elodie Says:

    Congratulations for the prize!
    Will there be another printing of vol 1 eventually?

  11. avatar Kevin Sandefur Says:

    Congratulations! You must be doing something right. 🙂

  12. avatar Marc Says:

    Congratulations on that well-deserved award! Have the first and second books and eagerly awaiting the third :3

  13. avatar Joe Says:

    Congrats man!!!!!

  14. avatar Gado Says:

    Good Luck

  15. avatar Nick Consola Says:

    Congrats! Well deserved for sure! your books are amazing!

  16. avatar Robert fontenot Says:


  17. avatar Dane Higbee Says:

    If reading this one is like the first 2, I’m gonna have to take scare breaks. Gotta set it down for a minute and breathe a bit. They’re so good!

  18. avatar William Ide Says:


  19. avatar Christopher Matthew Aranda Says:

    Looks like something came in the mail for you . . . DEEZ NUTS!!!! GOT EM!!!!!!!!! Pick meeeeeeeee!!!!!!!

  20. avatar Tracey Fleming Says:

    Congratulations! Very excited and happy for you!

  21. avatar Tracey Fleming Says:

    Very happy and excited for you. Congratulations!

  22. avatar Mike Maccani Says:

    Well deserved. The stories from Verse I and II still haunt me.

  23. avatar Gabi Says:

    <3 !!

  24. avatar Raisa Lora Says:

    Congratulations Sharkchild! This is so exciting! Keep it up, love your work! -R.

  25. avatar carl chambers Says:

    Would Love a copy

  26. avatar Alexander Says:

    Congratulations!!! I would love a copy! =D

  27. avatar Andrej L. Says:


  28. avatar Tim Says:

    omg PLEASE YES! this is a gorgeous book

  29. avatar Leah Rittenhouse Says:


  30. avatar Jonathan L Says:

    Congrats for the win! Hope to be able to have a copy to read! XD

  31. avatar frosty Says:

    looks like a fantastic series, let me check it out 😉

  32. avatar samuel Says:

    intrigued, never heard of these books and would love to get one in my hands..

  33. avatar Jørgen Oliver Nilssen Says:

    I’d love to win a copy of your book! 😀

  34. avatar chris Says:

    congratulations on the award. I’d love a print version for myself 8)

  35. avatar Jim Williamson Says:


  36. avatar Dan H Says:

    Congrats on the award!

  37. avatar Robert Bryson Says:

    Congratulations on the award! Keep killin it!

  38. avatar jaycons Says:

    Great work! Congrats on the award. Can’t wait to get my hands on this.

  39. avatar Rafael Lewkowicz Says:

    What an amazing artwork! I think i should win because its my birthday 🙂 Great success, my friend! Wish you the best!

  40. avatar Ben Stevens Says:

    Very cool! Love the cover. Can’t wait to read it!

  41. avatar Robert Rhodes Says:

    Congratulations on bringing home the gold!!!!!

  42. avatar Matt Says:

    Nice work can’t wait to read it!!

  43. avatar Raegan Says:

    ♥! Congrats!

  44. avatar nechoventsi Says:

    Great news! Congrats! Would love to have a chance to win 🙂

  45. avatar Jim Moore Says:

    Well earned …

  46. avatar Brian Says:

    Congrats, absolutely deserved

  47. avatar Chris Says:

    Well done with the award! Hopefully I will get lucky and win a copy of this book!

  48. avatar Andy Says:

    Congratulations, really enjoyed the first two books!

  49. avatar JJ Says:

    Congratulations and job well done! Hope to win a copy.

  50. avatar Nino Califano Says:

    Beautiful binding! Congrats!

  51. avatar Taymon Says:

    Looks amazing! Here’s hoping!

  52. avatar Tracy Mitchell Says:

    Fantastic Sharkchild!

  53. avatar Winnie Xu Says:

    Congrats on your accomplishment! Awesome!

  54. avatar damien Says:

    I wanna win

  55. avatar Bawb Says:

    Congrats! I’ve been meaning to pick this up. Cheers to many more!

  56. avatar Mike Says:

    Congrats! Well deserved!

  57. avatar Chaim Says:

    Congratz man XD

  58. avatar Mikerscope Says:

    Nobody gives a damn about good book covers anymore, judging a book by its cover isn’t a cliche it says you cared about the whole work not just ran if off of a laser printer and called it good. If you can’t be in the right frame of mind your writing suffers.

  59. avatar JRW Says:

    Always in the mood for more Dark Verse. Stoked to hear that it won an award

  60. avatar Mattias Says:

    Congratz man, you deserve it 😀

  61. avatar Christopher Matthew Aranda Says:

    Day two second time I got this! Pick me!!

  62. avatar Sean Wilkins Says:

    Looks great!

  63. avatar Jeremiah O'Brien Says:

    Very cool books, looking forward to reading them!

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