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Based in Batesville, Arkansas, Pro Se Productions has become a leader on the cutting edge of New Pulp Fiction in a very short time.

Pulp Fiction, known by many names and identified as being action/adventure, fast paced, hero versus villain, over the top characters and tight, yet extravagant plots, is experiencing a resurgence like never before. And Pro Se Press, publishing New Pulp since August, 2011, is a major part of the revival, one of the reasons that New Pulp is growing by leaps and bounds!

Pro Se is the place to find Super Heroes, Explorers, Fairies, Werewolves, Men's Men, and Femme Fatales.  Specializing primarily in prose books, anthologies, and magazines, Pro Se has made a commitment to 'Put the Monthly Back into Pulp' and continues to do that successfully, producing at least one New Pulp work every month!  

Pro Se is an innovator in New Pulp, continually refining its presentation and product and working on exciting new veins of New Pulp to bring to readers and fans of all ages everywhere!

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A NEW PULP LEGEND’S EARLIEST ADVENTURE NOW ON AUDIO! DERRICK FERGUSON’S ‘YOUNG DILLON IN THE HALLS OF SHAMBALLAH’ DEBUTS!

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Dillon.

A name that means many things to many people. Adventurer. Hero. Rogue. Nemesis. Friend.

But even a man who is a legend in his own time started somewhere and the beginning of that legend is now available as a top quality audiobook produced by Radio Archives-YOUNG DILLON IN THE HALLS OF SHAMBALLAH.

Even Dillon was young once. YOUNG DILLON IN THE HALLS OF SHAMBALLAH back the curtain on the past of a modern-day hero. Many are the tales that have been told about Dillon, but none are stranger than the whispers of his having been raised in the mythical and eternal city of Shamballah and his training by those deadliest of adepts in the martial arts, the Warmasters of Liguria.

Now, at last, the true story behind those legends can be told. This is a story of a Dillon and the events and people who would forge him into the man we know.

This is a story of a Dillon in the days before his feet were set on the path that would lead him to the wildest adventures of them all. And it is itself an incredible adventure in its own right.

This is the story of Young Dillon in the Halls of Shamballah. And, once you've heard it, you and Dillon will never be the same.

A Youngpulp! digest novel from Pro Se Productions and Pulpwork Press, now an audiobook performed by Calvin Worthen, YOUNG DILLON IN THE HALLS OF SHAMBALLAH is available at https://www.amazon.com/Young-Dillon-Halls-Shamballah/dp/B07NX26CPS/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= and also available via iTunes.

This thrilling young readers adventure is also available in print and digital formats via Amazon.

For more information on and great products from Radio Archives, go to www.radioarchives.com.

For further details on this title, interviews with the author, or digital copies for review, email editorinchief@prose-press.com.

To learn more about Pro Se Productions, go to www.prose-press.com.Like Pro Se on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ProSeProductions.

ALIENS, FAE, AND HUMANS COLLIDE! HC PLAYA’S ‘REDEMPTION’ DEBUTS

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Where Magic and Science collide. Where Aliens and Fae and Humans coexist and battle. A world like no other thrives, dies, and battles on in the third book in HC Playa’s CROSSROADS OF FATE series-REDEMPTION from Pro Se Productions.

A single instinctive act and Mh’airi’s world changes forever. The last of the Dédanaan, she protects humans from the monsters they didn’t know existed. She keeps to the shadows, knowing she can never really be a part of the human world. Now she has saved Finn, a Fae prince. Has she spared a monster or saved a man? Judgement must wait, for when Finn returns them to their proper place in time they find war raging between humanity and the monsters Mh’airi has spent her life fighting. On all sides humanity faces threats. No longer safely hidden in the shadows, Mh’airi finds herself in the center of Fae court intrigue. Her loyalties are tested as the Tuatha De’ Danann and the not-so-dead Dédanaan take sides along old battle lines placing Earth and humanity in the crossfire. Mh’airi must choose her path, for herself, and for the sake of Earth. REDEMPTION by HC Playa. From Pro Se Productions.

Featuring a stunning cover by Antonino Lo Iacono and print formatting and logo design by Lo Iacono and Marzia Marina, CROSSROADS OF FATE: REDEMPTION is available in print at Amazon and on Pro Se’s own store at www.prose-press.com/store for $14.99.

The third book in Playa’s fascinating science fiction/fantasy hybrid series is also available as an eBook formatted by Antonino Lo Iacono and Marzia Marina for the Kindle for only $2.99. The book is also available to Kindle Unlimited members for free.

The first book, DAUGHTER OF DESTINY and the second volume, BETRAYALS, in the CROSSROADS OF FATE series are also available on Amazon in digital and print formats.

For more information on this title, interviews with the author, or digital copies for review, contact Kristi Morgan, Pro Se’s Director of Corporate Operations, at directorofcorporateoperations@prose-press.com.

To learn more about Pro Se Productions, go to www.prose-press.com.Like Pro Se on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ProSeProductions.





STAND UP TO THE STUFF OF NIGHTMARES MADE REAL! GLYNN OWEN BARRASS’ ‘SWORDS AGAINS THE SNAKES’ DEBUTS

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Love, murder, insanity, betrayal, and terror lay in wait for readers of SWORDS AGAINST THE SNAKES by Glynn Owen Barrass, now available from Pro Se Productions in print and digital formats.

For most The King in Yellow is a largely forgotten tome written by a rarely discussed author. Except people on both sides of an eternal battle for good and evil have not forgotten the book and the author is discussed often, especially in the shadows cast by death and depravity. A book that carries risks with it for any who read it…insanity…death…or worse. 

The risk to the agents of the secret government department The Yellow Cross is all too real. It is a danger that deranges minds, destroys lives, warps reality. One such mind belongs to Rebecca Thale, a woman who read The King in Yellow and was never the same again. Her path of murder and destruction attracted the attention of The Yellow Cross, agents Ashton and Phillips in particular. Two of the department’s top investigators, they undertake a journey of horror and self discovery that takes them across England and dimensions both deadly and unknown, as they unravel the mysteries of the terrifying entity known as The King in Yellow. 

With a terrific cover by Marzia Marina and Antonino Lo Iacono and print formatting and logo design by Percival Constantine, SWORDS AGAINST THE SNAKES is available now at Amazon at https://www.amazon.com/Swords-Against-Snakes-Glynn-Barrass/dp/1791510051/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1544976539&sr=8-3&keywords=swords+against+the+snakesand Pro Se’s own store at www.prose-press.comfor 9.99.

This horror thriller is also available as an Ebook, designed and formatted by Constantine for only $2.99 for the Kindle at https://www.amazon.com/Swords-Against-Snakes-Glynn-Barrass-ebook/dp/B07L9FWTZZ/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1544976539&sr=8-1&keywords=swords+against+the+snakes. The book is also available on Kindle Unlimited, which means Kindle Unlimited Members can read for free.

For more information on this title, interviews with the author, or digital copies to review this book, contact Pro Se Productions’ Director of Corporate Operations, Kristi King-Morgan at directorofcorporateoperations@prose-press.com.

To learn more about Pro Se Productions, go to www.prose-press.com.Like Pro Se on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ProSeProductions.

GARY PHILLIPS’ PRIVATE EYE RETURNS IN NEW ANTHOLOGY-‘HOLLIS FOR HIRE’ DEBUTS

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New York Times bestseller Sara Paretsky, Edgar winner Naomi Hirahara, Deadly Ink nominee Sarah M. Chen, hardboiled adept Scott Adlerberg, and new pulpster Phillip Drayer Duncan along with 2018 Anthony Award winner Gary Phillips (Black Pulp, Peepland) deliver tales of Phillip’s own creation, a P. I. who Kevin Burton Smith in Mystery Scene magazine said was “Slick as spit, big-shouldered Hollis walks the walk and talks the talk…” GARY PHILLIPS’ HOLLIS FOR HIRE is now available from Pro Se Productions in print and digital formats.

In this rollicking collection featuring private investigator Nate Hollis, a routine visit to the dentist sends him into an underground world of addictive vices; hunts a killer in the dead of winter in Chicago; uncovers secrets from the buried past; stalks the stalker of super hero street performers in the back alleys of Tinseltown; braves the unforgiving streets of New York City to stop a killer, and more in this electric-charged assortment of stories. This edition also includes two previously published Hollis stories by Phillips, “King Cow” and “Hollywood Killer.”

“Yes, this is a violent world that Nate inhabits, but he steers a true and moral course through the layers of deception, skullduggery and sometime worse that make these stories such high-density entertainment.”
T. Jefferson Parker, author of The Room of White Fire

With a fantastic cover and logo design by Jeffrey Hayes and print formatting by Marzia Marina and Antonino Lo Iacono, GARY PHILLIPS’ HOLLIS FOR HIRE is available now at Amazon at https://www.amazon.com/Gary-Phillips-Hollis-Hire/dp/1791629253/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1544930409&sr=8-2&keywords=hollis+for+hire and Pro Se’s own store at www.prose-press.com for 11.99.

The second Pro Se Hollis collection is also available as an Ebook, designed and formatted by Lo Iacono and Marina for only $2.99 for the Kindle at https://www.amazon.com/Gary-Phillips-Hollis-Hire-ebook/dp/B07L2HQCVW/ref=sr_1_2?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1544930416&sr=1-2. The book is also available on Kindle Unlimited, which means Kindle Unlimited Members can read for free.

For more information on this title, interviews with the author, or digital copies to review this book, contact Pro Se Productions’ Director of Corporate Operations, Kristi King-Morgan at directorofcorporateoperations@prose-press.com.

To learn more about Pro Se Productions, go to www.prose-press.com. Like Pro Se on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ProSeProductions.

BELLY UP TO THE BAR FOR OUTER SPACE ADVENTURE AND SCIENCE FICTION THRILLS- ‘TALES OF THE INTERSTELLAR BARTENDERS GUILD’ DEBUTS

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Sometimes you run into people who change your life for the best even while at their worst, regardless of what star you are circling. Those people are called Bartenders and Pro Se Productions proudly presents an out of this world universe spanning collection featuring stories of the men, women, and beings that man the taverns and pubs on every backwater world and upscale utopia in outer space and beyond. TALES OF THE INTERSTELLAR BARTENDERS GUILD is now available in print and digital formats.

The Future. Humanity has spread through the galaxy, along with innumerable other races and creatures. In the thousands of solar systems that men have reached you’ll find monarchies, dictatorships, anarchies, utopia, dystopia, and utter chaos. But one slightly stumbling thread weaves through every world, every society– The Interstellar Bartenders Guild. As man took the leap out it seems that bartenders had something to do with it. These are stories of how they provided the shove for said leap. There are fistfights, love and lust, exotic bars, drunks, and a Guild Master with a mystery. Most of all you’ll find people- good, bad, lost, found, and somewhere in the middle. Mankind has grasped the stars but the problems that have been around since a thousand year ago are still with them a thousand years from now. Good thing they have the Bartenders of the Guild to help them solve their problems.

Featuring a terrific cover by Antonino Lo Iacono and print formatting and logo design by Lo Iacono and Marzia Marina, TALES OF THE INTERSTELLAR BARTENDERS GUILD is available in print at https://www.amazon.com/Tales-Interstellar-Bartenders-Aubrey-Stephens/dp/1791568416/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1544810252&sr=8-2&keywords=Interstellar+bartenders and on Pro Se’s own store at www.prose-press.com/store for $17.99.

This exciting adventure into mixed drinks and science fiction is also available as an eBook formatted by Antonino Lo Iacono and Marzia Marina for the Kindle  at https://www.amazon.com/Tales-Interstellar-Bartenders-Aubrey-Stephens-ebook/dp/B07LBQFL9Z/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1544810190&sr=8-1&keywords=Interstellar+bartenders for only $3.99. The book is also available to Kindle Unlimited members for free.

For more information on this title, interviews with the author, or digital copies for review, contact Kristi Morgan, Pro Se’s Director of Corporate Operations, at directorofcorporateoperations@prose-press.com.

To learn more about Pro Se Productions, go to www.prose-press.com. Like Pro Se on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ProSeProductions.

GARY PHILLIPS’ HARD BOILED DETECTIVE RETURNS TO GRITTY ACTION IN ‘HOLLIS FOR HIRE’ NOW AVAILABLE FOR DIGITAL PRE ORDER!

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Award winning author Gary Phillips put his own mark on the Private Eye genre with his creation of Nate Hollis. Originally a comic character, Nate made the transition to prose and to Pro Se Productions in HOLLIS, P.I. Hollis returns in a brand new collection set to debut December 13. GARY PHILLIPS’ HOLLIS FOR HIRE is now available for pre order in digital format.

New York Times bestseller Sara Paretsky, Edgar winner Naomi Hirahara, Deadly Ink nominee Sarah M. Chen, hardboiled adept Scott Adlerberg, and new pulpster Phillip Drayer Duncan along with Hollis’ creator and Anthony Award Winner Gary Phillips (Black Pulp, Peepland) deliver tales of a P.I. who Kevin Burton  Smith in Mystery Scene magazine called “Slick as spit, big-shouldered Hollis walks the walk and talks the talk…”     This edition also includes two previously published Hollis stories by Phillips, “King Cow” and “Hollywood Killer.”

GARY PHILLIPS’ HOLLIS FOR HIRE, featuring a great cover by Jeffrey Hayes and digital formatting by Antonino Lo Iacono and Marzia Marina, is available for pre order in ebook format for $2.99 at https://www.amazon.com/Gary-Phillips-Hollis-Hire-ebook/dp/B07L2HQCVW/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1543971249&sr=8-1&keywords=hollis+for+hire.  Both the print and digital copies will be available on December 13th, 2018 via Amazon and the Pro Se store at www.prose-press.com.



CLASSIC RADIO HERO RETURNS IN PROSE- ‘THE NEW ADVENTURES OF ROCKY JORDAN’ DEBUTS

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Not far from the Mosque Sultan Hassan in Cairo stands the Cafe Tambourine run by Rocky Jordan. The Cafe Tambourine, crowded with forgotten men, alive with the babble of many languages. For this is Cairo, where modern adventure and intrigue unfold against the backdrop of antiquity...

These words ushered listeners into the exotic world of ROCKY JORDAN, a radio program from 1948 to 1951. Voiced for the majority of its run by the talented Jack Moyles, ROCKY JORDAN followed the adventures of an American expatriate now running the alluring Café Tambourine in Cairo Egypt. His own past shrouded in secrets, Rocky took on the mysteries and danger of others who stumbled through his café’s door, often seeking his help…or to kill him. Pro Se Productions proudly presents the first volume of THE NEW ADVENTURES OF ROCKY JORDAN as a part of its PULP OBSCURA imprint. 

Focused on bringing classic, often forgotten concepts from various sources to life as New Pulp characters, PULP OBSCURA offers Rocky and his erstwhile friend with the Cairo Police, Sam Sabaaya, Chris the bartender, and so many more colourful characters a fantastic stage from which to entertain all new fans. THE NEW ADVENTURES OF ROCKY JORDAN. From Pro Se Productions.

Featuring a phenomenal cover by Adam Shaw and print formatting and logo design by Sean Ali, THE NEW ADVENTURES OF ROCKY JORDAN features a stunning cover by Mikey Fyles and  logo design and print formatting by Sean Ali and is available in print at https://www.amazon.com/dp/1728673801/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1541042200&sr=8-2&keywords=the+new+adventures+of+rocky+jordanand on Pro Se’s own store at www.prose-press.com/storefor $9.99.

This first volume of new storiesis also available as an eBook formatted by Antonino Lo Iacono and Marzia Marina for the Kindle at https://www.amazon.com/New-Adventures-Rocky-Jordan-ebook/dp/B07JR95JGN/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1541042200&sr=8-1&keywords=the+new+adventures+of+rocky+jordanfor only $2.99. The book is also available to Kindle Unlimited members for free.

For more information on this title, interviews with the author, or digital copies for review, contact Kristi Morgan, Pro Se’s Director of Corporate Operations, at directorofcorporateoperations@prose-press.com.

To learn more about Pro Se Productions, go to www.prose-press.com. Like Pro Se on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ProSeProductions.

 

PUBLISHER RELEASES FIRST CHILDREN’S BOOK ‘FUNNY ZOMBIE’ CREATED BY TWELVE YEAR OLD DEBUTS!

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Pro Se Productions, a publisher of Genre Fiction and New Pulp, proudly announces its first foray into books aimed at a very special audience-children under the age of 8.  As a part of Pro Se’s YOUNGPULP! imprint, FUNNY ZOMBIE by Kailee Hancock and illustrated by Jo Sumrall is now available in print and digital formats.

“Children’s books,” says Tommy Hancock, Editor in Chief of Pro Se Productions, “and I mean those that are aimed at small children, are something that Pro Se has looked at for a while. Other companies have made that leap and we’ve considered it, but have waited on an idea that would fit what we do perfectly, be different enough to be a Pro Se book and still be enjoyed by kids.  And it just so happens my own daughter, Kailee, had that very idea when she was five years old. It has taken seven years to get FUNNY ZOMBIE turned into images and text that could be made into a book, but we are finally here and I am so proud of Kailee and the work Jo Sumrall has put into this volume as well. Kailee, at her present age of twelve, did a rewrite of the book as she originally wrote it at age five, and it’s now time for the world at large to meet the most unique and diverse bunch of friends in any book ever. FUNNY ZOMBIE is a small child’s view of the world through the eyes of beings that we normally see as scary, but really can be just like us as well.”

Funny Zombie
By Kailee Hancock

FUNNY ZOMBIE is a book for small children written by Kailee Hancock. Now twelve years old, Kailee first created Funny Zombie when she was five. Now this unique character and his entire host of spooky and humorous friends star in their own children's book. From Vampire Vance to Smiley the Ghost to Funny himself, the crew of characters in this book show kids and adults how to be friends with all kinds of people and how to simply be yourself and enjoy life as you! Whimsically illustrated by Jo Sumrall, FUNNY ZOMBIE is definitely a children's book like no other and will be a hit with kids of all ages.

FUNNY ZOMBIEfeatures a hauntingly cute cover and matching interiors by Jo Sumrall and  logo design and print formatting by Antonino Lo Iacono and Marzia Marina and is available in print for $10.99 at https://www.amazon.com/dp/1728960959?keywords=funny+zombie+hancock&qid=1540679858&sr=8-2-fkmrnull&ref=sr_1_fkmrnull_2and on Pro Se’s own store at www.prose-press.com/store.

The first Pro Se children’s bookis also available as an eBook for the Kindle at https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07JQLB56M?keywords=funny+zombie+hancock&qid=1540679858&sr=8-1-fkmrnull&ref=sr_1_fkmrnull_1for only $3.99. The book is also available to Kindle Unlimited members for free.

For more information on this title, interviews with the author, or digital copies for review, contact Kristi Morgan, Pro Se’s Director of Corporate Operations, at directorofcorporateoperations@prose-press.com.

To learn more about Pro Se Productions, go to www.prose-press.com. Like Pro Se on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ProSeProductions.

THREE CLASSIC COMIC HEROES FIND A HOME IN PROSE! PUBLISHER LICENSES ORIGINAL SKYMAN, THE FACE, AND NATURE BOY!

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A publisher known for resurrecting characters that deserve new stories, Pro Se Productions announces that it has licensed three comic characters, two from the 1940s and one from the 1950s, from Ronald Frantz.  Author of FANDOM: CONFIDENTIAL, Frantz is also the Founder and Publisher of ACE Comics and the rights holder to the original Skyman and The Face, both characters originally published by Columbia Comics, and Nature Boy, originally published by Charlton Comics in 1956-57.  Pro Se will publish prose anthologies, digest novels, and full length novels that feature the three characters individually, with at least one of the characters interacting in a shared universe setting.

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“After working with the greats of the comics industry,” says Frantz, “such as Ditko, Boyette, Toth, Gill, Defuccio, and more, I’m happy to see The Original Skyman, The Face, and Nature Boy in the care of Tommy Hancock and Pro Se Press.”

All three characters will be presented in their original context, time periods, and characterizations.  This means that the adventures of each will take place either during the period in which they were originally published or immediately after their publishing dates, as if the stories simply continued.  

“It’s one of the best things,” says Tommy Hancock, Editor in Chief of Pro Se Productions, “about being a part of Pro Se.  We have worked hard to build a reputation as a good keeper of legacies already established by characters of the past.  All three of these heroes have so many more stories that are possible and I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t tickled to death that we are going to get to tell them.  The Face is one of my personal favorites from the Golden Age of Comics and being able to add my name to his history in some way is a personal win.  The original Skyman has so many fans that we hope will follow him into prose, and then to have a character as cool as Nature Boy with so much left to explore, it’s all just exciting.  Both as a fan and as a Publisher, I am more than honored to be given the chance by Ron to carry these characters into a new medium and into the future.”

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The Face will be introduced in an anthology that is a part of Pro Se’s PULP OBSCURA imprint.  Although he will appear in solo stories at least in the first collection, The Face will be inserted into a world where public domain characters and licensed characters from various mediums co exist, so guest stars from Pulp magazines, old time radio, and more may cross paths with Tony Trent and his horrific, heroic alter ego.

Nature Boy and the original Skyman will appear within the next year in their own individual books and one or both may also be included as a part of PULP OBSCURA.

Frantz says, “I am pleased to entrust the creative fate of The Original Skyman, The Face, and Nature Boy to Tommy Hancock. I've seen his publications and I'm glad to be associated with Pro Se Press." 

Submission Calls will be posted for all three characters in the coming days.

To learn more about Pro Se Productions, go to www.prose-press.com. Like Pro Se on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ProSeProductions.

PULP’S AVIATOR SPY OF THE SUPERNATURAL RETURNS! “NEW ADVENTURES OF RICHARD KNIGHT VOLUME THREE” DEBUTS

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RELEASEAuthor I. A. Watson returns to Donald E. Keyhoe's classic flying secret agent in three brand new tales featuring Knight and a cast of characters in THE NEW ADVENTURES OF RICHARD KNIGHT VOLUME THREE, now available in print and digital formats.

Richard Knight is a man who wears two faces. One, a rich playboy, travels in the circle of high society, the other an ace pilot and spy known only as Q. One man, two identities, and evil, natural and supernatural, in the world best look out for him as he once more flies into action in THE NEW ADVENTURES OF RICHARD KNIGHT VOLUME THREE!  From PULP OBSCURA and Pro Se Productions.

With a terrific cover by Mike Fyles, and logo design  and print formatting by Sean Ali, THE NEW ADVENTURES OF RICHARD KNIGHT VOLUME THREE is available now at Amazon at https://www.amazon.com/dp/1724832522/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1536197440&sr=8-1&keywords=new+adventures+of+richard+knight+volume+three and Pro Se’s own store at www.prose-press.com for 6.99.

This thrilling collection is also available as an Ebook, designed and formatted by Antonino Lo Iacono and Marzia Marina for only $2.99 for the Kindle at https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07H3QVV2X/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1536197440&sr=8-2&keywords=new+adventures+of+richard+knight+volume+three.  This book is also available on Kindle Unlimited, which means Kindle Unlimited Members can read for free.

For more information on this title, interviews with the author, or digital copies to review this book, contact Pro Se Productions’ Director of Corporate Operations, Kristi King-Morgan at directorofcorporateoperations@prose-press.com.

To learn more about Pro Se Productions, go to www.prose-press.com. Like Pro Se on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ProSeProductions.

RETRIBUTION RIDES HARD IN NEW WESTERN THRILLER- ‘REVENGE IS A COLD PISTOL’ DEBUTS

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Author Mike Chinn creator of Damian Paladin and author of WALKERS IN SHADOW, returns with a stunning character of a different sort. Pro Se Productions proudly announces the debut of Chinn’s Quarrel in REVENGE IS A COLD PISTOL, available in paperback, hardcover, and digital formats.

The War Between the States is over, but the scars are still livid. The town of Endurance, Missouri is another casualty: a ghost town; deserted, forgotten. Into its hollow shell rides Quarrel, a man haunted by war, searching for something. Someone. Maybe the Comte d’Orphée, the deranged Frenchman who has fled the Juaristas to recreate a lost dynasty in the mountains. Or the easily bought ex-Confederate Guy Estafette. Or maybe Jonas Frederickson from back East, the leader of the Knights of Canaan. All have secrets; all are on the run. All want Quarrel out of their way. And pretty soon, more than one will discover that revenge is best served cold, from a pistol. Author Mike Chinn puts his own mark on REVENGE IS A COLD PISTOL, a pulpy western thriller. From Pro Se Productions.

With a stirring cover by Larry Nadolsky and print formatting by Marzia Marina and Antonino Lo Iacono, REVENGE IS A COLD PISTOL is available now at Amazon at https://www.amazon.com/Revenge-Cold-Pistol-Mike-Chinn/dp/172451038X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1533402532&sr=8-1&keywords=revenge+is+a+cold+pistol for 14.99.

Chinn’s western thriller is also available for $22.99 in hardcover at http://www.lulu.com/shop/mike-chinn/revenge-is-a-cold-pistol/hardcover/product-23748004.html.

Quarrel’s first appearance is also available as an Ebook, designed and formatted by Lo Iacono and Marina for only $2.99 for the Kindle at https://www.amazon.com/Revenge-Cold-Pistol-Mike-Chinn-ebook/dp/B07G2M8D1B/ref=sr_1_1_twi_kin_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1533403399&sr=8-1&keywords=revenge+is+a+cold+pistol.. This book is also available on Kindle Unlimited, which means Kindle Unlimited Members can read for free.

For more information on this title, interviews with the author, or digital copies to review this book, contact Pro Se Productions’ Director of Corporate Operations, Kristi King-Morgan at directorofcorporateoperations@prose-press.com.

To learn more about Pro Se Productions, go to www.prose-press.com. Like Pro Se on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ProSeProductions.

I. A. WATSON'S 'BYZANTIUM' SINGLE SHOT SIGNATURE SERIES CONCLUDES WITH 'SHATTERED BONDS'ONLY 99 CENTS!

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Award Winning Author I. A. Watson, one of the most prolific voices in New Pulp, takes readers one final time to a world of history of fantasy, one marred with magic, monsters, and mystery in the fifth and final chapter his exclusive original Pro Se Single Shot Signatures Series BYZANTIUM.

In a world where Christianity never arose to sweep away the old magics, where sorcerer-guilds and necromancer-kings rule amidst the Roman ruins, Kirkgrim the Wanderer joins a caravan train across war-torn wasteland to the world's most corrupt city. The reluctant hero finds himself trapped with travelers, refugee orphans, deserter soldiers, a beautiful hunted sorceress, and one mad Viking, amidst civil war, religious zealots, brutal reavers, and a growing zombie army - guarding a secret that could bring the last vestiges of civilization crashing down in flames.

In Byzantium Book Five: SHATTERED BONDS, we learn the fates of the travelers beset by civil war, undead hordes, mage mysteries, treasure-driven treacheries and violent siege, and review the exploits of Kirkgrim the Wanderer, Lady Mirabelle de Castile, Sigroth Sigrothson, Fitz the Guide, and Fred the fighting truffle-pig, those who survived...and those who did not.

BYZANTIUM by I. A. Watson. From Pro Se Productions

With a haunting cover and logo design by Jeffrey Hayes and logo design and digital formatting by Antonino lo Iacono and Marzia Marina, BYZANTIUM BOOK FIVE: SHATTERED BONDS is available now at Amazon at https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07FZ65ZS3/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1532794773&sr=1-1&keywords=byzantium+shattered+bonds for only 99 cents. Kindle Unlimited Members can read for free.

For more information on this title, interviews with the author, or digital copies to review this book, contact Pro Se Productions’ Director of Corporate Operations, Kristi King-Morgan at directorofcorporateoperations@prose-press.com.

To learn more about Pro Se Productions, go to www.prose-press.com. Like Pro Se on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ProSeProductions.

FIRST VOLUME IN CALL OF THE FAE SERIES- ‘THE QUEEN OF MOON AND SHADOW’ DEBUTS

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Author JH Fleming returns to print with her exciting, unique take on the fantasy genre. THE QUEEN OF MOON OF SHADOW is now available in paperback and digital formats from Pro Se Productions.

Birdie and Goose live in a school for girls with behavioral problems. Birdie was sent there after her father and younger sister died. Goose keeps her past to herself. Birdie has nightmares of her dead sister and keeps mostly to herself at the school. Goose is the only one she considers a friend. Birdie sneaks out one night and finds a cemetery in the forest, and discovers a fairy and living teddy bear having a picnic. Suddenly attacked by evil Unseelie Fairies, Birdie destroys them in a fit of rage with magic that had lain dormant in her world, a power triggered by all the anger and resentment that has built up since her father and sister died.

Both girls are taken to the Moon Queen, Isadora, who is intrigued by Birdie's powers. This leads to a number of quests, conspiracies, and battles. As Birdie grows in her abilities and rises through the ranks of this new world, Goose finds herself a Worm in the library, discovering powers all her own.

The tumultuous paths the girls take lead to a great battle at the very doorstep of Queen Isadora's palace, and the outcome changes the lives of all the fae forever.

Also featuring MASTER OF ILLUSION, a second short story, JH Fleming’s THE QUEEN OF MOON AND SHADOW promises excitement, intrigue, and magic in every page. From Pro Se Productions.

With an evocative cover, logo design, and print formatting by Marzia Marina and Antonino Lo Iacono, THE QUEEN OF MOON AND SHADOW is available now at Amazon at https://www.amazon.com/dp/1722324880/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1530737577&sr=8-2&keywords=THE+QUEEN+OF+MOON+AND+SHADOW+FLEMING for 15.00.

This book is also available in hardcover for $29.99 at http://www.lulu.com/content/hardcover-book/the-queen-of-moon-and-shadow/23099943.

Book One of Flemings’ CALL OF THE FAE series is also available as an Ebook, designed and formatted by Lo Iacono and Marina for only $2.99 for the Kindle at https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07F88C77X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1530737577&sr=8-1&keywords=THE+QUEEN+OF+MOON+AND+SHADOW+FLEMING . Kindle Unlimited Members can read for free. 

For more information on this title, interviews with the author, or digital copies to review this book, contact Pro Se Productions’ Director of Corporate Operations, Kristi King-Morgan at directorofcorporateoperations@prose-press.com.

To learn more about Pro Se Productions, go to www.prose-press.com. Like Pro Se on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ProSeProductions.

SUBMISSIONS CALL OPEN FOR FOUR MONTHLYPRO SE SINGLE SHOT SIGNATURE SERIES!

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In 2014, Pro Se Productions announced and launched The Pro Se Single Shot Signature Series, an innovative line of digital only fiction series, most of them episodic in nature and centering around a series regular or cast.  Though the first incarnation of the line came to an end in 2016, Pro Se Productions announces the return of The Pro Se Single Shot Signature series by opening a submissions call for four new monthly series for release in 2018-2019.

Proposals for submissions are now being accepted for four new series as a part of the Pro Se Single Shot Signature line.  Any genre is acceptable and word length must be 3 to 10 thousand words per month for a twelve month series.  The series may either be episodic, ‘chapters’ in one continual story OR 12 individual stories featuring the same character or cast, like stand alone episodes.  A mix of both can also be used, some stand alone episodes, some multi ‘chapter’ arcs.

Proposals for a series MUST outline 12 episodes/chapters/stories. This is non negotiable. Stories each month must be a MINIMUM of 3 thousand words and a MAXIMUM of 10,000 words and authors can determine themselves how long each story will be within these parameters.  Once a proposal is accepted, a series will not debut until the first three installments are submitted to Pro Se Productions.  Depending on sales, each series may be collected at the end of its digital run as a single novel/collection.

As previously stated, any genre is acceptable for submission.  Preference will be given to stories that move quickly and keep a reader engaged. Authors with skill in writing serialized tales and/or recurring episodic work are encouraged to submit. Please do not propose serializing works that were originally completed as a novel.  Newly written works aimed at being a 12 chapter/episode series are preferred.

This is a royalty only project, with the author of each accepted series receiving 50% royalties for the entire run of the series and, if collected, the resulting book/collection. If a writer submitting a proposal has not previously submitted to Pro Se before, proposals must include a four page writing sample.

All proposals must be sent to submissions@prose-press.com

Examples of series from the Pro Se Signature Series’ first incarnation can be found at https://www.amazon.com/Magee-3-Book-Series/dp/B06XT4B2ZY/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1530589253&sr=8-4&keywords=magee+david+white, https://www.amazon.com/Origin-Flight-Fly-Girl-Season-ebook/dp/B00N37B8C6/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8, and https://www.amazon.com/Fabulous-World-Zenith-Book/dp/B072634HQV/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1530589332&sr=1-1&keywords=fabulous+world+of+zenith.

To learn more about Pro Se Productions, go to www.prose-press.com. Like Pro Se on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ProSeProductions.

GOOD AND BAD SIDE BY SIDE-OPEN SUBMISSIONS CALL FOR ‘TWO ALONE: THE WEST’ ANTHOLOGY

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GOOD AND BAD SIDE BY SIDE-OPEN SUBMISSIONS CALL FOR ‘TWO ALONE: THE WEST’ ANTHOLOGY

Known for cutting edge concepts, Pro Se Productions opens submissions for the first anthology in a proposed new line of collections. Proposals are now being accepted for TWO ALONE: THE WEST.

“History,” says Tommy Hancock, Editor in Chief of Pro Se Productions, “is full of the type of people that make great characters in stories. Heroes, villains, and more often than not those types that are shades of both and not quite either. In no era was this more true than in the heyday of the American West. The concept behind TWO ALONE as a line of anthologies is taking a list of characters from a particular time in history, that list consisting of ‘good’ and ‘bad’ guys, as they’ve been portrayed over time, and pairing up two of them in an adventure, in a story together. Our intent with this line is to have authors take historical figures that likely never met in real life and team them up…or set them against each other, but have them function in some capacity together in a story. Pro Se will provide the list of available characters for each volume, but the authors will be required to do their own research and allowed to set up the story in almost any way they wish. And, as I said before, no time in history is more ripe for this sort of thing than the Wild West, so we are excited to start there in our first volume.”

Stories for TWO ALONE: THE WEST must be 8-10 thousands words in length. A 1-3 paragraph proposal fully outlining the story concept must be submitted and approved, then the story completed within 90 days of proposal approval. This is royalty paying project with the final percentage for authors determined by final number of authors in the book. Book will be published when Pro Se determines enough stories have been collected, with the target being 60,000 plus words.

The stories for this volume must utilize TWO of the following characters as co-leads in the tale-Ben Thompson, Annie Oakley, Luke Short, Doc Holliday, John Wesley Hardin, Clay Allison, William Bonney, Belle Starr, Bass Reeves, Jesse James, Tom Horn, Wild Bill Hickok, Bat Masterson, Wyatt Earp, Gratton Dalton, Sam Bass, Kid Curry, Butch Cassidy, Johnny Ringo, Boone Helm, Cherokee Bill, Henry Starr, Nat Love, Calamity Jane, and Harry Tracy. 

All stories must be set within the lifetimes of the lead characters and must be written without fantastic, science fiction, or fantasy elements. Also, the two characters used in stories must have been not known to have historically interacted regularly (This eliminates Wyatt Earp from being teamed up with Luke Short, Doc Holliday, or Bat Masterson, for example). Also, the stories cannot include anyone else from the above list, only the two lead characters the author chooses to use. 

Proposals should be sent to submissions@prose-press.com. If an author sends in a proposal but has never worked with Pro Se Productions before, a four page writing sample MUST accompany the proposal.

For more information on this title, interviews with the author, or digital copies to review this book, contact Pro Se Productions’ Director of Corporate Operations, Kristi King-Morgan at directorofcorporateoperations@prose-press.com.

To learn more about Pro Se Productions, go to www.prose-press.com. Like Pro Se on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ProSeProductions.

 

NEW RELEASES EVERY DAY! ANNOUNCEMENTS! AND MORE- JULY IS PRO SE PRODUCTIONS MONTH!

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Publishing the best in pulp and genre fiction since 2011, Pro Se Productions is the home to over 300 titles and authors who aim to tell innovative stories on the cutting edge of Genre Fiction.  From Westerns to Mysteries to Fantasy to Genres of its own making, Pro Se provides readers with selection and excitement unparalleled by any other publisher, large or small.

And in July 2018, Pro Se Productions means to let even more people know what it has to offer.

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“July 2018,” says Tommy Hancock, Partner in and Editor in Chief of Pro Se Productions, “has been set aside as Pro Se Month, a chance for us to not only promote what we have coming out and coming up, but also the work that has been the foundation of Pro Se from the beginning.  Every day in July, we will be promoting past works, debuting new works, one a day for the entire month, and making announcements about new anthologies, also one a day for the month, as well as upcoming projects of all types.

“The publishing industry,” says Hancock, “has been an up and down journey, especially lately, and Pro Se has experienced some of that.  This month of promotion, though, isn’t just to boost sales, although we hope it does just that.  What we want to do in July is reinvigorate Pro Se with its readers and within ourselves as well.  We’ve had a reputation for being a maverick of sorts, going places a lot of publishers wouldn’t go and taking chances with both authors and concepts others wouldn’t consider for whatever reason.  And we’ve never really stopped that, but it’s time we put the focus back on being the publisher who goes off on tangents that readers explore and enjoy.  To be different again, not for the sake of being different or just to stand out, but because that is what Pro Se is.  Something different.”

Beginning July 1, Pro Se Productions will feature three different types of releases/announcements daily on both its Facebook page- www.facebook.com/ProSeProductions and it’s website’s news page- www.prose-press.com/blog.  A new title, either a novel, digest novel, short story collection, or digital short will be released daily from July 1 through July 31st.  Also a new submissions call will be made daily for upcoming anthologies Pro Se seeks to publish.  And an announcement, either of upcoming projects or articles and interviews related to works in Pro Se’s catalogue, will be posted each day as well.

These releases will also be announced on Pro Se’s newsletter, going to a daily feed for the month of July.  Subscribe at http://prose-press.com/pro-se-presents-the-newsletter/.

Pro Se’s Facebook page will also be featuring give aways and contests exclusive to that page frequently throughout the month.

“If you’re a fan of Pro Se,” Hancock says, “then this is the month for you.  If you’re a new reader, someone wanting to find the best in Genre Fiction, then July is also a good time for you. And, let me say this.  What we’re doing in July is not a one and done thing.  This month will set the tone for the level and type of promotion Pro Se will be doing from now on, taking what is different about us right to the readers.”

To learn more about Pro Se Productions, go to www.prose-press.com. Like Pro Se on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ProSeProductions.

JAKE ISTENHEGYI TAKES HIS FINAL CASE- ‘THE ACCIDENTAL DETECTIVE VOLUME II’ NOW AVAILABLE

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JAKE ISTENHEGYI TAKES HIS FINAL CASE-

‘THE ACCIDENTAL DETECTIVE VOLUME II’ NOW AVAILABLE

JAKE ISTENHEGYI: THE ACCIDENTAL DETECTIVE VOLUME II collects the final three tales of the world’s most unique occult detective, including Jake’s all new final adventure.  Nikki Nelson-Hick’s fan favorite PI goes out with a supernatural bang from Pro Se Productions.

Jake Istenhegyi comes back home to the Odyssey Shop feeling for once that things were finally going his way. That should’ve been his first clue another shoe was about to drop. Probably attached to a foot kicking him in the face.

He finds that the Odyssey Shop is under new management but they aren’t interested in continuing the Shop’s nefarious black market business. They are interested in only one thing- Finding Jake Istenhegyi and bleeding him dry. Literally. 

And they aren’t the only ones looking for him. There is a private detective from Los Angeles, a person he thought was lost to time, and an enemy in cahoots with the cabal.

The P.I. wants to take him in on a murder rap; the other wants to start a new beginning. The enemy, knowing death isn’t an option, only wants to watch him suffer.

In the final installment of the Jake Istenhegyi, The Accidental Detective series, our hero, with the help of friends, living and dead, must find a way to tie up loose ends before the threads knit into a noose.

With a haunting cover and logo design and print formatting by Marzia Marina and Antonino Lo Iacono, JAKE ISTENHEGYI: THE ACCIDENTAL DETECTIVE VOLUME II: CORPSES, COINS, GHOSTS AND GOODBYES is available now at Amazon at https://www.amazon.com/dp/1721978046/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1530240543&sr=8-3&keywords=jake+istenhegyi and Pro Se’s own store at www.prose-press.com for 15.00.

Jake’s final collection of cases is also available as an Ebook, designed and formatted by Lo Iacono and Marina for only $2.99 for the Kindle at https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07F3F3L5H/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1530239911&sr=8-2&keywords=jake+istenhegyi  This book is also available on Kindle Unlimited, which means Kindle Unlimited Members can read for free.

For more information on this title, interviews with the author, or digital copies to review this book, contact Pro Se Productions’ Director of Corporate Operations, Kristi King-Morgan at directorofcorporateoperations@prose-press.com.

To learn more about Pro Se Productions, go to www.prose-press.com. Like Pro Se on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ProSeProductions.

IN THE FUTURE, HEROES FIGHT AND DIE BY THE SWORD - ‘A GLIMMER ON THE BLADE’ DEBUTS FROM PRO SE PRODUCTIONS

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The battle for the fate of an empire in a far-flung future begins now in A GLIMMER ON THE BLADE, the debut fantasy novel by Rachel E. Baddorf from Pro Se Productions. Now available in trade paperback, hardcover, and digital formats.

Terastai: an empire built on the wreckage of our world.  Its people thrive on old magic, new gods, and leftover technology. Guns and engines are outlawed for they destroyed the world prior. Justice is delivered with the blade of a sword. 

Exiled and betrayed by the prince she loved, Anoni spent years instead training as a warrior in the elite Oruno Warcollege. Then word reached her: the men who exiled her plan to kill the prince and take the Terastaian Empire for themselves. The choice was hers. Let him die and see her homeland descend into chaos. Or return and face her unfinished business. Disguised as a man, and armed with magic relics, Anoni makes her choice and infiltrates the prince's personal bodyguards.

Prince Coronado spent his days drinking and writing music, waiting for the day he could take his father's throne. To be crowned, he must complete a ceremonial ordeal. For the first time, he'll be forced to live without his name, his money, even...his face. 

For his coronation to be legal, the prince's new bodyguards must journey through a haunted wilderness to bring back an offering to the Goddess. If the ordeal or the quest fail, the conspirators can claim the prince has lost his divine right to rule. 

Intrigue and adventure abound in Rachel E. Baddorf’s A GLIMMER ON THE BLADE.

With a beautiful cover and logo design and print formatting by Marzia Marina and Antonino Lo Iacono, A GLIMMER ON THE BLADE is available now at Amazon in paperback at https://www.amazon.com/dp/172195211X/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1530127101&sr=8-2&keywords=Glimmer+on+the+blade and Pro Se’s own store at www.prose-press.com for 18.00. 

This book is also available in hardcover for 39.99 at http://www.lulu.com/shop/rachel-e-baddorf/a-glimmer-on-the-blade/hardcover/product-23699320.html.

Baddorf's debut novel is also available as an Ebook, designed and formatted by Lo Iacono and Marina for only $2.99 for the Kindle at https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07F2JH3BX/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1530127101&sr=8-1&keywords=Glimmer+on+the+blade. This book is also available on Kindle Unlimited, which means Kindle Unlimited Members can read for free.

For more information on this title, interviews with the author, or digital copies to review this book, contact Pro Se Productions’ Director of Corporate Operations, Kristi King-Morgan at directorofcorporateoperations@prose-press.com.

To learn more about Pro Se Productions, go to www.prose-press.com.Like Pro Se on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ProSeProductions.

THE VIGILANTE WITH TWO BLADES RETURNS- ‘AL KATANA II’ NOW AVAILABLE FROM PRO SE PRODUCTIONS

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E. W. Farnsworth’s Al Katana, Volume I, debuted from Pro Se Productions in 2017 introducing a new kind of superhero, one striking fear into the hearts of the most hardened terrorists and miscreants. The violent vigilane returns in AL KATANA II, available now in paperback, hardcover, and digital formats.

The second volume continues Ritchie Walgreen’s saga as he forges relationships and builds martial arts studios on four continents as fronts for the work he does, along with his various proteges.

Relentlessly pursued by numerous, jealous national intelligence agencies—most notably the American CIA and Israeli Mossad, the man known in urban legend as Al Katana keeps one step ahead of his adversaries while performing his self-given mission to rid the world of heinous crime and corruption.

In a bloody wake of decapitations, Al Katana expands his cadre of admiring ace investigative reporters as well as capitalists looking to make big bucks through selling Al Katana action figures, complete with their Japanese katana swords.

In the press and online the hero’s message grows, the facts and disinformation blending to make Al Katana seem superhuman. Whether legend or psychotic avenger, Al Katana believes his methods are genuinely effective in a world that has lost its soul. Yet, even though he gathers followers daily, others believe he is a monster and intend to end his reign of justified terror. Al Katana Volume II by E. W. Farnsworth. From Pro Se Productions.

With a stunning cover and logo design by Leah Thomas of Black Diamond Designs and print formatting by Marzia Marina and Antonino Lo Iacono, AL KATANA II  is available now at Amazon in paperback at https://www.amazon.com/dp/1720985502/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1529247237&sr=1-1 and Pro Se’s own store at www.prose-press.com for 15.00. 

This book is also available in hardcover for 29.99 at http://www.lulu.com/content/hardcover-book/al-katana-volume-ii/23010136

The second volume of Al Katana’s bloody adventures is also available as an Ebook, designed and formatted by Lo Iacono and Marina for only $2.99 for the Kindle at https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07DSY2SCC/ref=sr_1_3?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1529246465&sr=1-3&refinements=p_27%3AE.+W.+Farnsworth%2Cp_n_feature_browse-bin%3A618073011. This book is also available on Kindle Unlimited, which means Kindle Unlimited Members can read for free.

For more information on this title, interviews with the author, or digital copies to review this book, contact Pro Se Productions’ Director of Corporate Operations, Kristi King-Morgan at directorofcorporateoperations@prose-press.com.

To learn more about Pro Se Productions, go to www.prose-press.com. Like Pro Se on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ProSeProductions.