Regretfully Invited


Regretfully Invited Author: Jan L. Mayes Category: Horror Publication Date: Jan 5, 2018 Pages: 49 [12,000 words] Price: $0.99 ebook Amazon.com  ASIN B078VDZQL5 Amazon.ca     ASIN B078VDZQL5 Amazon.co.uk ASIN B078VDZQL5 Synopsis Why do left feet keep washing ashore? Find out the answer to this question and more with this 13 story bundle of creepy, horror micro-stories and flash fiction. No zombies, vampires, or werewolves. Delve into disturbingly different quick tales of murder, madness, and mayhem. Contained in a menacing atmosphere where all is not right in the world. Included in this bundle: Double Vision Based on real events, where midnight visitors could be sinister or a quirk of vision. Tubsy & The Trauma of Oz Based on real life hideously shocking consequences of letting a girl’s favourite dolly perform in the school play. The Grave of Gelert A visit to the real Gelert’s Grave in Wales inspired this tribute to the memory of a tragedy. Mary Annette Based on the most terrifying teleporting real life marionette ever rejected by a child. Tinnitus Study 421: Rotary A 50 word flash fiction experiment that inspired the optimistic psychopath Doctor Bell. Regretfully Invited When an audiologist knows too much about Doctor Bell’s tinnitus cure experiments, he takes an unorthodox approach to eliminating them as a witness. Disembodied Inspired by real events where left feet keep washing ashore in the Pacific Northwest, but police have no idea who they belong to or where they came from. Dreams of Debbie Based on real events after the death of a sister, when a dream may be more than a dream. Eye Eclipse A father uses a rare solar eclipse for revenge, inspired by real events when a bystander videos a fatal accident instead of trying to save the child. Ladykiller Based on nightmares of an alien apocalypse, where oversleeping has deadly consequences. Dad’s Death Bells Based on real events after the death of a father, who might have ghosted back to give a murderous message or last good-bye. Cofveve Pie A Mom’s desperate plan to prevent her daughter’s wedding by serving the fiancé a “special dessert”, inspired by real events and the mystery of what cofveve means. Napkins Inspired by a big brother determined to protect his little sister and stop Mother's abuse once and for all, but things don't turn out as planned. Mature content not appropriate for young or sensitive readers. Marketing Free on Kindle Unlimited Free on Kindle Lending Library About Jan L. Mayes Jan L. Mayes has been writing and blogging horror fiction and tinnitus-hyperacusis non-fiction for over 10 years. Her background in linguistics, audiology and adult education—combined with over 30 years of experience coping with ghosts, hyper ears and plotting murders—have given her a broad base from which to approach many topics. She is an international Eric Hoffer Award winner for non-fiction Tinnitus Treatment Toolbox (2010, 2012) on how to cope with tinnitus-hyperacusis, and is currently a member of A Writer’s Path writing club and The Ladies of Horror Fiction. Jan lives in the Pacific Northwest of Canada. She enjoys reading, cookies and deadheading, as should all right thinking people.
Regretfully Invited
Horror, Paranormal, Short Stories

Tinnitus Toolbox – Hyperacusis Handbook


Tinnitus Toolbox: Hyperacusis Handbook eBook, Paperback and Large Print Paperback Coming Autumn 2018! Synopsis How to find your way through the maze of myths, fake news and false facts to reach workable solutions and coping options for hyper ears: tinnitus (hearing too much sound) and hyperacusis (hearing sound too much). For people with hyper ears of all ages and all hearing abilities from normal hearing to hearing loss or in the Deaf community. To cope better and have a better quality of life whether you’re interested in self-help, professional therapy or something in between. Tinnitus Treatment Toolbox (2010, 2012) 2013 International Eric Hoffer Award Winner in Non-Fiction Health  I’ve never read anything that hit me so profoundly. I’m not sure how she got inside my head to describe what is there. -Reader with tinnitus  A very resourceful book. –Tinnitus Today  This well-organized, well-written book is highly recommended. -Tinnitus Association of Canada  J.L. Mayes has created an excellent resource for tinnitus patients. –American Tinnitus Association  Recommended. Well-organized. Should help eliminate some trial and error for the reader looking for tinnitus relief. –US Review of Books  I enjoyed that it was very easy to read (i.e. patient-friendly), but accurate & informative. I am actually encouraging some of my patients to read it…especially those that are desperately looking for a “cure” or are “at their edge” regardless the education/counseling provided. Sometimes I find that patient’s need to digest information at their own speed, and your book is a great resource for that. –Audiologist A. Karlamova  A great resource for patients and works well as an adjunct to group sessions. –Audiologist and Tinnitus-Hyperacusis Therapist G. Tidball Required reading. Stating options on how to deal with what a person with tinnitus is experiencing is exceptional. –Group workshop participant Recommended. If you or someone you know has tinnitus, this book is a great resource. –Crystal Johnson Counselling Bookstore Links for Tinnitus Treatment Toolbox (2010, 2012)      
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Hyperacusis, Tinnitus

Doctor Bell Anthology


Doctor Bell Anthology :Tinnitus Terror Tales Author: Jan L. Mayes Category: Horror Thriller Publication Date: April 6, 2017 Pages: 156 [27,500 words] ASIN: B06Y3P7YWX ebook Price: $1.49 ebook ISBN-13: 978-1521267516 paperback Trim: 5 x 8 inches Price: $4.99 paperback includes free digital copy Available from Amazon Including:

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Doctor Bell Anthology Synopsis Is Doctor Bell really the Best Tinnitus Cure Researcher in the world? After all, he has the trophy to prove it displayed in his office. Unfortunately, his human subjects don’t know Bell faked his diplomas, work history, and references. This optimistic conniving psychopath knows just enough about medical research to be horrifyingly dangerous to people desperate to cure the ringing in their ears. Get ready to meet the Doctor you’ll love to hate in this bundle of 14 different experiment adventures with Bell and his sidekick Baldy. Included in this bundle: Study 1: Desensitization Desensitization, including different types of sound therapy, is commonly used to treat tinnitus. Study 57: Isolation Sensory deprivation tanks have long been used for various therapeutic effects. Study 421: Rotary Animal models show some tinnitus treatments delivered through the skull directly to the hearing system can be more effective than indirect treatments. Study 2001: LB Protocol Hirudotherapy has been used medicinally since ancient Roman times. Study 2560: Unilateral Scientists have studied removing or severing parts of the hearing system to cure tinnitus. Study 3218: Severation Organ donations have been successfully transplanted for medical treatment since 1954. Subject Lottery Doctor Bell contemplates how to make the most money from his tinnitus cure subjects. Study 3219: Anastomosis Anastomosis is a surgical technique used to make new connections between body structures. Study 5907: Hair Cell Removal Laser therapy is a popular tinnitus treatment in Europe. Study 6452: Antidote Ear specialists use intra-tympanic drug delivery injected through the eardrum for various hearing disorders. Study 8049: Organs Ear molds created with 3D printing are being used to grow new outer ears for humans. Marquis de Sade Home After being declared unfit to stand trial, Bell bides his time in a mental health facility planning the future direction of his experimental studies and plotting his escape. Alexander Analytics Robotics and artificial intelligence have exciting potential in scientific and medical research. Robody Corp Does Bell finally cure tinnitus in the end? Anthology Factoids Background facts about Doctor Bell’s infamous studies. Mature content not appropriate for young or sensitive readers. Marketing & Promotions
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About the Author Jan L. Mayes has had tinnitus for over 30 years. She is an audiologist and international Eric Hoffer Award winning author (Non-Fiction Health) for Tinnitus Treatment Toolbox (2010, 2012).  Yes, she has empathy for people with tinnitus. No, she has never done these experiments on her clients. She loves to hate Doctor Bell and his sidekick Baldy like everybody else. Jan L. Mayes has been writing and blogging horror fiction and tinnitus-hyperacusis non-fiction for over 10 years. Her background in linguistics, audiology and adult education—combined with over 30 years of experience coping with ghosts, her own hyper ears, and plotting murders—have given her a broad base from which to approach many topics. She is currently a member of The Writer’s Path writing club. Her writing has been featured at Tinnitus Today, Communique, silencity.com and The Horror News Daily. Jan lives in the Pacific Northwest of Canada. She enjoys reading, cookies, needlework and deadheading, as should all right thinking people.
Doctor Bell Anthology
Horror, Short Stories, Tinnitus

Tinnitus Treatment Toolbox


TINNITUS TREATMENT TOOLBOX A Guide for People with Ear Noise Author: Jan L. Mayes Category: Self-Help, Non-Fiction Publication Date: 1/14/2010; revised 12/6/2012 Pages: 211 [76,000 words] Library of Congress Control Number: 2012915124 ISBN ebook: 978-1-4269-1217-7 Price: $2.50 ebook Note price may vary depending on online retailer. ISBN paperback: 978-1-4269-1215-3 Trim: 9 x 6 inches Price: $24.95 paperback ISBN hardcover: 978-1-4269-1216-0 Trim: 9 x 6 inches Price: $34.95 hardcover For multiple copy discounts contact orders@trafford.com or www.trafford.com Available from Major On-Line Bookstores Including:

International Eric Hoffer Award Winner Non-Fiction Health

Synopsis People are often told just learn to live with tinnitus or hyperacusis. Tinnitus Treatment Toolbox explains how through effective coping tools. Coping tools described include a wide range of therapies, aids, devices and techniques whether a person is interested in self-help, professional therapy or somewhere in between. Written by an audiologist with over 25 years experience, this book is a great resource to help people make informed decisions on what coping tools are best for them. By using effective coping tools, people can live without distress and have a better quality of life. Something can be done. Marketing & Promotions The author is available to write guest blogs for websites with content related to tinnitus-hyperacusis, noise, hearing protection or hearing health education. About the Author Jan L. Mayes has been writing and blogging horror fiction and tinnitus-hyperacusis non-fiction for over 10 years. Her background in linguistics, audiology and adult education—combined with over 30 years of experience coping with ghosts, hyper ears and plotting murders—have given her a broad base from which to approach many topics. She is an international Eric Hoffer Award winner for non-fiction Tinnitus Treatment Toolbox (2010, 2012) on how to cope with tinnitus-hyperacusis, and is currently a member of The Writer’s Path writing club. Her writing has been featured at Tinnitus Today, Communique, silencity.com and The Horror News Daily. Jan lives in the Pacific Northwest of Canada. She enjoys reading, cookies and deadheading, as should all right thinking people. In addition to another horror fiction anthology, she is also working on Tinnitus Toolbox: Hyperacusis Handbook with expected publication date in 2018.

TESTIMONIALS - EXCERPTS

Reader with Tinnitus

I've never read anything that hit me so profoundly. I'm not sure how she got inside my head to describe what is there.

Tinnitus Association of Canada

­­This well-organized, well-written book is highly recommended.

American Tinnitus Association

J. L. Mayes has created an excellent resource for tinnitus patients.

E. Eayrs

Your work in bringing together and selecting useful treatments is extremely valuable, and has long been needed.

Audiologist

A. Karlamova. I enjoyed that it was very easy to read (i.e. patient-friendly), but accurate & informative. I am actually encouraging some of my patients to read it...especially those that are desperately looking for a "cure" or are "at their edge" regardless the education/counseling provided. Sometimes I find that patient's need to digest information at their own speed, and your book is a great resource for that.

Group Workshop Participant

Required reading. Stating options on how to deal with what a person with tinnitus is experiencing is exceptional.

Tinnitus Today (ATA Publication)

A very resourceful book.

L. Handscomb

The information and advice it offers is sound and helpful.

TRT Specialist

G. Tidball. A great resource for patients and works well as an adjunct to group sessions.

US Review of Books

Recommended. Well-organized. Should help eliminate some trial and error for the reader looking for tinnitus relief.

David

She understands what it’s like because she has tinnitus.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Tinnitus Specialists

Dr. D. Lain & S MacLaren. We have added it to our library, and are recommending it.

Crystal Johnson Counselling

Recommended. If you or someone you know has tinnitus, this book is a great resource.
 
Tinnitus Treatment Toolbox
Hyperacusis, Tinnitus

Fear Flash


 
 Fear is a darkroom where negatives develop. Usman B. Asif  
    Coming in ebook and paperback. Horrifying tales of menace, madness and murder with an occasional splash of the paranormal. Will you be able to read just one?        
Fear Flash
Horror, Paranormal, Short Stories

Gossamer: A Poetry Collection


Gossamer A Poetry Collection

Author: Jan L. Mayes Category: Poetry Publication Date: November 30, 2016 Pages: 46 ASIN: B01MYUO90Y ebook Price: $0.99 ebook Available from Amazon Including: Amazon.com Amazon.ca Amazon.co.uk Gossamer: A Poetry Collection   Synopsis Discover the interplay of language and rhythms. This bundle of 16 poems explore a lifetime of emotions from love to heartbreak, and happiness to pain. A rollercoaster of intensity from the heights of Moonstruck to the depths of Dungeoned Deep. Plus no poetry collection would be complete without a pirate poem and ode to chocolate cake. Included in this bundle: Moonstruck The connection of soul mates. Lost & Found Chronic pain and coping. Swingtime Meditation on a sleeping infant. Smile The significance of a stranger’s smile. Go ‘Gen The curiosity and energy of little children. Waning Living through life’s ups and downs. April Fool Fool’s gold of love. Another Day The joy of becoming a parent. Dream Machines Longing for the end to ringing in the ears. No Promises The end of a broken romance. Blessed Babe A baby’s enjoyable days. Saintly Love The pain of unrequited love. Dungeoned Deep The darkness of depression. Gaia’s Garden Care and protection of Earth. Avast A micro-story with ghost written poem about pirates. Ode to Chocolate Cake No explanation required. Marketing & Promotions
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About the Author Jan L. Mayes is a horror fiction and non-fiction international Eric Hoffer Award winning author, blogger and audiologist specializing in tinnitus-hyperacusis. Jan has had tinnitus and hyperacusis for over 30 years. She wrote horror fiction Doctor Bell Anthology :Tinnitus Terror Tales and Tinnitus Treatment Toolbox. She is a member of the Writer's Path writing club. Her writing has been featured at Tinnitus Today, Communique, silencity.com, and The Horror News Daily. In addition to another horror fiction anthology, she is also working on Tinnitus Toolbox: Hyperacusis Handbook with expected publication date in 2018.
TESTIMONIALS

Louise

It made me smile. It made me cry.

Becky

Makes you think. I liked it.

Jake

­­An interesting mix.
 
Gossamer: A Poetry Collection
Poetry
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