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Camel Press Titles Now Available in Mass Market Paperback from Harlequin
Harlequin Worldwide Mystery is releasing many Camel Press titles in mass market paperback, including The Fallen Angels Book Club and Sticks & Stones, by R. Franklin James; Stabbing in the Senate, by Colleen J. Shogan;  Eyewitness, by Phyllis Humphrey and Carolann Camillo; Due for Discard, by Sharon St. George; A Secondhand Murder and Dead in the Water, by Lesley A. Diehl; and Two Dogs Lie Sleeping, by Lia Farrell. 

Seven Wings to Glory, by Kathleen Rodgers, Also Available in Large Print
Johnnie Kitchen’s story continues with Seven Wings to Glory, which is now also available in Large Print from Thorndike Press.

Stabbing in the Senate, by Colleen J. Shogan, in Large Print
The first of the Washington Whodunit series is now available in Large Print from Wheeler Publishing, an imprint of Gale Cengage.

Johnnie Come Lately, by Kathleen M. Rodgers, Now Available in Large Print
Available now from Thorndike Press, an imprint of Gale Cengage, is the large print edition of Johnnie Come Lately. Thorndike Press calls Johnnie Come Lately “contemporary, issues-driven women’s fiction featuring warm and spunky Johnnie Kitchen and her family.”

Epicenter Press Acquires Coffeetown Enterprises
SEATTLE, WA; January 2, 2018 – Epicenter Press, Inc., announced today, the acquisition of Coffeetown Enterprises, LLC., which includes Coffeetown Press, Camel Press and Fanny Press imprints. For additional information contact: Phil Garrett, President, phil@epicenterpress.com, 425-485-6822

Johnnie Come Lately, by Kathleen M. Rodgers, Now Available in Audiobook
Camel Press is delighted to announce that Johnnie Come Lately, a work of women’s contemporary fiction by Kathleen M. Rodgers, is now available in audiobook. The narrator is Grammy award-winning vocalist and former Broadway actress Leslie Ellis.

Johnnie Come Lately Wins a Best Cover Award from Southern Writers Magazine
Camel Press is delighted to announce that Johnnie Come Lately, a work of Women’s Contemporary fiction by Kathleen M. Rodgers, is one of 8 winners in Southern Writers Magazine’s Best Cover Contest.

Two Camel Press Titles Are Finalists in Foreword’s 2013 Book of the Year Contest
ForeWord Magazine selects Game Drive and Jackson Hole Journey in its search for the best indie books of 2013. Both books are published under Coffeetown Enterprises’ genre imprint, Camel Press.

Two Camel Authors on Shortlist for ForeWord Firsts Awards
Two works of debut fiction, Dancing with Eternity (John Patrick Lowrie) and Things to Do in Denver When You’re Un-Dead are on the shortlist for ForeWord Firsts Awards.

Things to Do in Denver When You’re Un-Dead, by Mark Everett Stone, is the 2nd Place Winner for Humor in Forward Literature Awards.

ForeWord Review of Oliver Pepper’s Pickle, by John C. Picardi
Oliver Pepper’s Pickle, with its alcoholic, sexually stunted narrator, fits snugly into this compendium. Oliver Pepper’s decline and fall, and his subsequent recovery, is the basis of this humorous, sometimes rambling work of fiction by John C. Picardi. Oliver Pepper is a man who has become incapable of living his life. He is highly intelligent, and utterly wounded by his past.

Quincy Playwright John Picardi Publishes his First Novel and Makes a Teacher its Hero, by Jody Feinberg, The Patriot Ledger
In some respects, this entertaining book is a salute to teachers. The inspiration for the story came from Picardi’s experience as a substitute teacher in New York City and from the example set by his father, a middle school teacher in Braintree for 38 years, and his sisters, who also are teachers.

Publisher Spotlight: Indie Groundbreaking Publisher: Coffeetown Press
“A Feisty Little Seattle Publisher with a Mission,” an article by Jim Barnes for Independent Publisher: The Voice of the Independent Publishing Industry