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MECHANICSBURG, Pa. — Sunbury Press has released C. James Gilbert’s second novel “A Darker Shade of Freedom.”

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The sequel to “A Deeper Sense of Loyalty”…

When the Confederate States of America was defeated in 1865, the masses of oppressed and impoverished blacks were freed; that is to say that the practice of slavery was forever outlawed by the U.S. Constitution. But James Langdon of Macon, Georgia knew before the war ended that it would be a very long time before the black race would be accepted as social equals.

Having seen a slave beaten for trying to escape from his father’s plantation, James was then, there and forevermore pitted against the evils of bigotry. However, in the immediate years after the war; an enemy, a most formidable foe was born in Nashville, Tennessee and was called the Ku Klux Klan.

To ignite the inferno which would rage between Langdon Plantation and the Klan, a secret that only James’s wife, parents, and sisters knew about became public knowledge. Once the secret was revealed the conflict began; a very devastating conflict.

adsol_pubA true believer in God’s will, James joins forces with his black neighbors to stand against tyranny and those who would try to exercise power over them. He would never be satisfied until America recognized all Americans as equal; both black and white.

A Darker Shade of Freedom

Authored by C. James Gilbert

List Price: $16.95
5.5″ x 8.5″ (13.97 x 21.59 cm)
Black & White on White paper
280 pages
Sunbury Press, Inc.
ISBN-13: 978-1620063859
ISBN-10: 1620063859
BISAC: Fiction / Historical
Soon to be available on Kindle and Nook

For more information, please see:

http://www.sunburypressstore.com/A-Darker-Shade-of-Freedo…

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Sunbury Press has released Robin Lee’s book Sanctuary Dishonored: The Decline and Fall of the Maxfield Parrish Estate.

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Robin Lee, through an incredible twist of fate, was invited to write and record her music, inspired by the great American artist Maxfield Parrish, at the very time his iconic art studio was on the verge of being gutted. Lee had the foresight to capture with her camera and video recorder numerous pictures and footage of Parrish’s workshop and grounds just before and as they were being torn apart. This great tragedy in art history will unfold before your eyes, and Robin captures in her words and pictures the sense of wonder and shock as the process unfolded. As if guided by the restless spirit of Maxfield Parrish himself, Lee has become the messenger to the rest of the world, telling the tragic tale of what once was and is now lost to us forever, except for these pages and the subsequent works she will be releasing.

Sanctuary Dishonored: The Decline and Fall of the Maxfield Parrish Estate

Authored by Robin Lee

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List Price: $19.95
8.5″ x 8.5″ (21.59 x 21.59 cm)
Full Color on White paper
56 pages
Sunbury Press, Inc.
ISBN-13: 978-1620063620
ISBN-10: 162006362X
BISAC: Art / History / Modern

(HARD COVER)

List Price: $24.95
8.5″ x 8.5″ (21.59 x 21.59 cm)
Full Color on White paper
56 pages
Sunbury Press, Inc.
ISBN-13: 978-1620063637

For more information, please see:

http://www.sunburypressstore.com/Sanctuary-Dishonored-HAR…

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OMAHA, Neb. — Sunbury Press has released Tim Dempsey’s book “Well I’ll Be Hanged: Early Capital Punishment in Nebraska.”

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About the Book:
Sam Richards was more than likely Nebraska’s first serial killer. Among his many victims were a mother and her three children who were savagely beaten to death. In 1879, Richards was hung for his crimes in Kearney County, Nebraska, and his skull eventually placed on display in the window of the local newspaper. George Morgan was a pedophile who raped and then choked an eleven year old to death on November 3, 1895 in Omaha. Morgan was hung in Douglas County, Nebraska in 1897. From 1867, when Nebraska became a state, until 1897, fourteen convicted killers were condemned to their fate on a gallows erected in county jail yards across the state. Thirteen of these doomed men died at the hands of a county sheriff and one was executed by a United States Marshal. This book looks at all fourteen of these cases. They represent the workings of Nebraska’s criminal justice system in the late nineteenth century, and the men that made it work.

Well I’ll Be Hanged: Early Capital Punishment in Nebraska

Authored by Tim Dempsey

List Price: $16.95
6″ x 9″ (15.24 x 22.86 cm)
Black & White on White paper
214 pages
Sunbury Press, Inc.
ISBN-13: 978-1620063361
ISBN-10: 1620063360
BISAC: True Crime / Murder / Serial Killers

For more information, please see:

http://www.sunburypressstore.com/Well-Ill-Be-Hanged-Early…

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MECHANICSBURG, Pa. — Sunbury Press has released Anthony Julian’s book “Pit Bulls 2: Vintage Photographs of Pit Bulls and the People Who Loved Them.”

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Author Anthony Julian opens a time capsule for us concerning the history of the oft-maligned pit bull.  Through old photographs and personal anecdotes, Julian paints a history of the breed very different from the contemporary misconceptions flamed by the popular media fear machine. He focuses on the history of the pit bull in American society, including acting as sentry over dead Civil War soldiers and co-star on “The Little Rascals.”  This second book in the series is lavishly illustrated with vintage photographs.

Pit Bulls 2: Vintage Photographs of Pit Bulls and the People Who Loved Them

Authored by Anthony M. Julian
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List Price: $11.95
8.25″ x 8.25″ (20.955 x 20.955 cm)
Black & White Bleed on Cream paper
74 pages
Sunbury Press, Inc.
ISBN-13: 978-1620064214
ISBN-10: 1620064219
BISAC: Pets / Dogs / Breeds

(HARD COVER)

List Price: $21.95
ISBN-13: 978-1620064221
For more information, please see:

http://www.sunburypressstore.com/Pit-Bulls-2-978162006421…

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MECHANICSBURG, Pa. — Sunbury Press has released Joe Farley’s poetry collection “Song Poems in Search of Music.”

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About the book:
Joe Farley is best known as one of “The Joes” who have written the “Keystone Tombstone” series of biography books, about famous or noteworthy people buried in Pennsylvania. He and his partner, Joe Farrell, have appeared on numerous television and radio interviews and programs, as well as dozens of news columns and magazines regarding this work. The two have traveled the Commonwealth in search of interesting tales to tell, interesting tombstones to honor, and interesting taverns in which to discuss their findings.

Joe Farley’s poetry spans his adult life, from the 1970s to the present, lamenting opportunities lost in the Anthracite Region of his birth, as well as his conquests and travels as he settled in the Susquehanna Valley of Pennsylvania. Farley is a fan of Shakespeare’s sonnets, Wordsworth, Poe and William Butler Yeats, but his lyric style calls to mind his Irish roots. Regardless, these are verses in search of music. Hopefully a few musicians will do them justice. In the meantime, enjoy these lines by Joe Farley, an Irish bard at heart.

Song Poems in Search of Music

Authored by Joe Farley

List Price: $9.99
6″ x 9″ (15.24 x 22.86 cm)
Black & White on Cream paper
64 pages
Sunbury Press, Inc.
ISBN-13: 978-1620064191
ISBN-10: 1620064197
BISAC: Poetry / American / General

For more information about the book, please see:

http://www.sunburypressstore.com/Song-Poems-in-Search-of-…

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Sunbury Press has released Terry Ray’s latest novel Revolt!, a paramilitary action-adventure where the militia tries to come to the rescue of the American people.

About the book:

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Jihad arrives on American shores. The President lacks the courage to effectively confront the terrorists and would rather negotiate and capitulate than fight. The court system allows Muslim extremists, represented by the ACLU, to use our own constitutional rights to tighten the noose around America’s neck.

It becomes clear that a Muslim victory is almost certain unless Americans are freed of a federal government that refuses to protect them and a court system that aids and abets the enemy.

When the U.S. military is unsuccessful in convincing the president to change course and engage the enemy in a state of war, the patient American people face the most fundamental question every country must answer at some moment its history – What are we willing to do to save our beloved homeland?

After much heart-wrenching discussion and debate, Americans finally decide. They must . . .

REVOLT!

Also by Terry Ray:

The Crossers SeriesThe Man in the Mountain, The Circle, Crossing the Valley, Armageddon

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Revolt!

Authored by Terry Ray

List Price: $14.95
5″ x 8″ (12.7 x 20.32 cm)
Black & White on White paper
194 pages
Sunbury Press, Inc.
ISBN-13: 978-1620064078
ISBN-10: 1620064073
BISAC: Fiction / War & Military

Also available on Kindle and Nook

For more information about the book, please see:

http://www.sunburypressstore.com/Revolt-9781620064078.htm

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WERNERSVILLE, Pa. — Sunbury Press has released Thomas M. Malafarina’s latest novel The Ridge of Death,the first book of the Dead Kill series.

About the book:

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Horror master Thomas Malafarina is back with the first book of his Dead Kill series entitled The Ridge of Death.  Enter a post-apocalyptic world where zombies still roam, but are the quarry of bounty hunters who are rewarded by the government for helping with the “clean-up.”

What Others Are Saying:

“Thomas Malafarina writes with a visual artist’s eye for detail and design and revels in the same exuberant flourishes for violence and tableaus of flesh as Clive Barker, all the while working the clichés and conventions of the horror genre bravely and unabashedly. Though he has created his own King-like milieu in and around his native Schuylkill County (PA), Malafarina shares Lovecraft’s cosmic vision and torment of inner and outer space and he designs philosophically laden set pieces that thoroughly dissect the minutia of man as if he were just another sentient being in a violent and insatiable cosmos (and a clumsy one at that), a doomed soul wracked with mental anguish and ripe for the picking from the evils of the universe, just another chapter in an ancient taxonomy. Tom’s novels continue to grow in scope and ambition – he is a veritable talent to watch (and read)!” —George Andrade – Horror News

“Thomas M. Malafarina is the kind of writer I aspire to be. Like a visionary painter, creates mood in the landscape of dread, strong emotions with characters you care for, and suspense that causes a reader’s nails to dig deep into their own legs.  Stories cut from a cloth of originality that is Thomas M. Malafarina.” — Mark Slade – Nightmare Illustrated Magazine

“Malafarina’s vision into a world where zombies are nearly eradicated is fresh and savagely satisfying, making this a must read.” — Keith Rommel – Author of “The Cursed Man”

Excerpt:

Jackson stepped out onto the roadway with his gun still at the ready. He looked around to make sure there were no other such creatures lurking about, and then cautiously approached the fallen beast. Most of its face and skull had been annihilated. For a moment he thought he saw the thing move slightly and considered blowing off the rest of it head. Instead he kicked it hard several times to see if there was any sign of movement. There was none. It would never rise up again. Covering his mouth and nose to avoid the ungodly stench surrounding the wretched thing, Jackson reached down and sunk the spear end of the rod deep into its shoulder, which was now the highest point on the thing’s body, making the flag as visible as possible.

As the point of the spear sunk deep into the rotting flesh with a sickening sound, Jackson pulled away quickly and was hit by an involuntary shudder which started at the top of his head and rapidly shot right through his body to the tips of his toes. He stood there on the side of the road slightly bent over with his both hands extended, palms down barely able to hold onto his gun, knees bent and legs trembling. “Oh my God! I hate these freaking dead things,” Jackson said with a shudder in his voice. He was so glad he was alone and no one had witnessed his ridiculous involuntary reaction.

Unfortunately, this was something that had to be done in accordance with government mandated regulations. He looked over and saw he was a few feet from mile marker 25.4. Taking a deep breath to regain his composure, Jackson withdrew his communications unit, or CU, as they were commonly called, and snapped a photo of the creature with his flag and digital code clearly displayed. He also made sure to get the mile marker sign in the photo for reference.

Walking cautiously back to his car, ever vigilant for not just other such creatures but also for possible approaching cars, rare as they may be, Jackson climbed behind the driver’s seat, started his engine, and closed all of his windows. Holding his CU, Jackson selected the required communication number from his list and after hearing the digital preprogrammed greeting, he left his message, “This is Jackson Ridge, citizen number 132-78-5498. I’d like to report a dead kill on the southbound lanes of Route 61 at mile marker 25.4. I have placed my digital code identification tag into the remains in accordance with regulation DK5479-38. I’m sending a digital image as confirmation of the dead kill. Please forward payment to my account on record. And do not hesitate to call me if you have any additional questions. Thank you.”

Then he disconnected, put his car in gear, and continued down the highway to his new writing assignment. One hundred dollars would be transferred into his bank account before the day was over…

The Ridge of Death

Authored by Thomas M. Malafarina

List Price: $16.95
5.5″ x 8.5″ (13.97 x 21.59 cm)
Black & White on White paper
322 pages
Sunbury Press, Inc.
ISBN-13: 978-1620063651
ISBN-10: 1620063654
BISAC: Fiction / Dystopian

Also available on Kindle and Nook

For more information about the book, please see:

http://www.sunburypressstore.com/Dead-Kill-Book-One-The-R…

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