Amazon Publishing Announces 32 Diverse Books for Late Summer and Early Fall
(Press Release) SEATTLE, June 13, 2011—Amazon.com today announced that Amazon Publishing will publish 32 books in late summer and early fall under its various imprints, including AmazonEncore, AmazonCrossing and Thomas & Mercer. The Amazon Publishing editions of these titles will be available in print format at www.amazon.com and national and independent booksellers, and as wireless digital downloads in less than 60 seconds from the Kindle Store.
"We're excited to be growing Amazon Publishing's imprints, as well as the number and variety of titles we're able to make available to more readers," said Victoria Griffith, Publisher, Amazon Publishing. "We hope readers enjoy books from both the new and established authors on our list."
Shaun Morey's "Wahoo Rhapsody" is a madcap adventure, following a smuggler's attempts to cheat a notorious drug lord and the resulting chain of events that sends a trio of anglers scrambling for their lives across Mexico and California. Morey is the author of the bestselling "Incredible Fishing Stories" series, a three-time winner of the Los Angeles Times novel-writing contest, and a contributor to Sun magazine. An original manuscript, "Wahoo Rhapsody" will be published by AmazonEncore on July 5.
"King of the Road" and "One Dead Hen" are the third and fourth installments of Charlie Williams' darkly comic Mangel series, which The Guardian called "gloriously funny." Both books will be published by AmazonEncore: "King of the Road" will be published on July 12, and "One Dead Hen" will make its worldwide debut on August 9. Williams lives in Worchester, England.
In Audrey Braun's "A Small Fortune," a woman's vacation to Mexico takes a turn for the worse, and she finds herself on the run with a handsome stranger, hunting for the truth behind a betrayal that threatens her life. Braun lives in the Pacific Northwest and "A Small Fortune" is her first novel. It will be published by AmazonEncore on July 19.