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Week of 3/4/2019!

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Hello folks! We have had a great week. Firstly, Booklist named Khanh Ha's new book Mrs. Rossi's Dream as one of the best new books of the year, and said "this beautifully written novel should have a place alongside the best fiction of the Vietnam War," an incredible honor! Next, Willie Morris award winner Darryl Wimberley's new mystery Post Facto was released in hardcover to voluminous orders. And finally Paul A. Barra got a fantastic review in Publishers Weekly for his upcoming thriller Westfarrow Island, out in April. PW said "Barra offers it all: murder, smuggling, chase scenes, romance, and international intrigue." Thanks...

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News: Week of January 1st

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Happy New Year from The Permanent Press! We rang in the new year with massive orders for Chris Knopf's new standalone thriller You're Dead and Leonard Rosen's new standalond thriller The Kortelisy Escape, which we have submitted for the National Book Award. Author of Post Facto (February 2019) Darryl Wimberley sat down for some words with Sam Clovis on his radio show Impact with Sam Clovis!

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A FINAL WORD, concerning the death of Judith Appelbaum

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It was with a heavy heart that I read, in the July 30 New York Times, of Judith Appelbaum’s death on July 25 at the age of 78. At the same time I felt bathed by recalled fondness for the boost she gave The Permanent Press titles when we began publishing 38 years ago, while Judy served as the managing editor of Publishers Weekly.   Her dedication to advancing the cause of quality writing was was well summed up by her closing lines in an interview she gave in 1998:    “I love to see writers expand our range of...

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June Week 2 News

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Toni V. Sweeney at the New York Journal of Books gave glowing reviews to two of our spring titles, The Autobiography of Corrine Bernard: A Novel by Kathleen Novak and Annie's Bones by Howard Owen. Edgar-Award winner Bruce DeSilva reviewed Annie's Bones for the Associated Press. Fistful Of Rain by Baron R. Birtcher and Annie's Bones are now available through every major eBook vendor. Foreign rights sales include Mitch Cullen’s Branches to Inculte in France. Film Option for A Psychiatrist’s Head to Natalie Villalobos in Los Angeles. William Wells' Detective Fiction and his sequel, this year, The Dollar-A-Year Detective, to Heyne Verlag in Germany.

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