Free Samples

Sample Chapters, Free Stories

Everyone likes free stuff, and we authors love to give away samples of our work. Because most of the time, a little taste of a novel, or a story that introduces a world, can hook a new reader for good. You’ve heard the expression: “The first one’s free . . .”

So here, for your enjoyment, are a few free samples of D.B. Jackson’s work in .pdf format.

Enjoy!

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"The Tavern Fire," by D.B. Jackson, in AFTER HOURS: TALES FROM THE UR-BAR, edited by Joshua Palmatier and Patricia Bray“The Tavern Fire,” by D. B. Jackson (first appeared in AFTER HOURS: TALES FROM THE UR-BAR, edited by Joshua Palmatier and Patricia Bray (Daw Books, 2011) — read it in .pdf format.

 

 

Thieftakercollage80“The Witch of Dedham,” by D.B. Jackson, an original Thieftaker short story available exclusively on this website — read it in .pdf format.

 

 

THIEFTAKER, by D.B. Jackson (Jacket Art by Chris McGrath)THIEFTAKER, by D.B. Jackson (Tor Books, July 2012) — read the first three chapters in .pdf format.

 

 

THIEVES' QUARRY, by D.B. Jackson (Jacket Art by Chris McGrath)THIEVES’ QUARRY, by D.B. Jackson (Tor Books, July 2013) — read the first three chapters in .pdf format.

 

 

A PLUNDER OF SOULS, by D.B. Jackson (Jacket Art by Chris McGrath)A PLUNDER OF SOULS, by D.B. Jackson (Tor Books, July 2014) — read the first three chapters in .pdf format.