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We at The Permanent Press are excited to kick off the New Year with Dogtown by Howard Owen

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When a blue-collar guy “without an enemy in the world” shows up brutally murdered down by the railroad tracks in Dogtown, everyone in Richmond is mystified. Then an elderly couple, also seemingly blameless, are slaughtered in their upscale home a couple of days later, and Willie Black starts to suspect something other than coincidence. After Richmond’s nosiest night cops reporter starts digging, a  young girl barely escapes abduction and then a respected doctor is murdered. The city slips into panic mode. Gun sales are rampant.  When the cops arrest an obvious suspect, everyone’s relieved, but Willie becomes convinced that there’s...

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Praise for Roger Salloch's Upcoming Novel Not When I'm Gone!

Posted by Nick Collins on

Roger Salloch's writing is better known in Europe, where he has been resident for most of the past forty years and where his works have been published both in English and in translation. But his new novel, Not When I'm Gone, is stunningly American, drawing on the author's memories of youthful summers spent on the coast of Maine and on more recent return excursions to his native land. Salloch's Maine is peopled with uniquely American characters drawn from lobstermen and their women as well as the more affluent Up Islanders and summer people--all of whom have inhabited this endless coast...

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End-of-Winter News from TPP!

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We've had an eventful season here at The Permanent Press.  1) Jeff Schnader's debut novel about Columbia University protests during the Vietnam War, The Serpent Papers, was released in hardcover, paperback, and ebook formats. Get your copy of the novel the NY Journal of Books called "multi-sensual and powerful" today! 2) A review by Jay Strafford of The Serpent Papers was published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch! Strafford said of the novel, "Schnader engages the reader in J-Bee’s struggle of conscience with telling detail and emotional impact." 3) Longtime friend of The Permanent Press Joan Baum of Connecticut NPR took a look into TPP's...

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New Year, New News from TPP!

Posted by Nick Collins on

We've had a great winter so far here at The Permanent Press! Here are some of the goings on: 1) Howard Owen's 11th Willie Black Mystery, Monument, is now available in hardcover, paperback, and ebook! Publishers Weekly said in a starred review, "Owen has outdone himself." 2) Jeff Schnader's upcoming debut novel about Vietnam War protests at Columbia University, The Serpent Papers, received a glowing review in Foreword Reviews. 3) We closed a deal with Blackstone Audio Publishing to provide Jeff Schnader's upcoming debut novel The Serpent Papers on audiobook! The hardcover and paperback are now available for pre-order.

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Fall Update from TPP!

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Hi again friends of The Permanent Press! We've had a pretty eventful autumn.  1) The ebook and audiobook service Scribd published audio versions of four of our most popular backlist titles, Rust by Julie Mars, Grendel's Game by Erik Mauritzson, The Double Life of Alfred Buber by David Schmahmann, and The Mask of Sanity by Jacob M. Appel. All are now available wherever audiobooks are sold! 2) Italian publisher NN Editore released an Italian version of the 2nd book in the award-winning Willie Black Mystery series by Howard Owen, The Philadelphia Quarry! 3) The upcoming 11th Willie Black mystery, Monument by Howard Owen, received pre-pub reviews in Booklist and the New...

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