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Wall Street Journal’s Tom Nolan talks about three novels that shine a light on corruption and danger in Latin America in his article, “News You Can Lose Your Life Over.” We were excited to see Tom Epperson’s powerful new novel, Roberto to the Dark Tower Came, at the top of the list. We hope you get a chance to read the article and check out Tom’s new book which releases on 5.29.18! Full Article     “Mr. Epperson, a veteran screenwriter as well as a novelist, keeps readers guessing until the very last.” – Tom Nolan, WALL STREET JOURNAL,...

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Excerpt Reveal for Roberto to the Dark Tower Came on 5.29.18

We are just 7 days away from the release of Tom Epperson’s powerful new political thriller, Roberto to the Dark Tower Came. We’ll also be revealing an excerpt from the novel to celebrate so be sure to check back here on 5.29.18!   Roberto to the Dark Tower Came Preorder Now! Coming May 29, 2018 Roberto is a young left-wing South American journalist who receives an ominous phone call: leave the country in ten days, or die. He has every intention of leaving, as soon as he follows a lead on a major story developing in the jungle. The...

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Meerkat Press to Publish Eugen Bacon’s A Woman’s Choice in 2019

We are thrilled to announce the acquisition of Eugen Bacon’s exquisite novel, A Woman’s Choice, which we will publish in 2019. A speculative fiction novel with elements of fantasy, science fiction, and magical realism, readers will be captivated by Eugen’s story, from the luscious prose, the enchanting worlds, to the spellbinding characters. Although Eugen’s short fiction has been widely published, this is her debut novel and we are so excited to embark on this journey with her.   A Woman’s Choice Coming 2019! When a Sayneth priest flouts the conventions of a matriarchal society by naming his child, an...

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Roberto to the Dark Tower Came Official Book Trailer Reveal

Tom Epperson’s powerful new novel, Roberto to the Dark Tower Came, is a breathtaking account of a South American journalist who’s been given ten days to leave the country under the threat of death, his stubborn pursuit of a story he’s willing to die for, and the horrifying and exhilarating events he encounters along the way. What better day for the official book trailer reveal than May 3rd: WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY. “Every five days, on average, somewhere in the world, a journalist is murdered for being a journalist. Nine out of ten times, no one is prosecuted, creating an...

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Galaxy’s Edge Magazine Recommends Meet Me in the Strange

We just love it when a reviewer “gets” a book in the same way we did. So imagine our satisfaction with this insightful review of Meet Me in the Strange by Leander Watts over at Galaxy’s Edge Magazine. If you haven’t checked out the magazine, we recommend you do now! And if you haven’t read Leander’s enchanting new novel, well, what are you waiting for? 🙂 Get Issue 32, May 2018 Here “The book is written in a poetic, cadenced style that is almost music in itself . . . the imagery is beautiful and evocative, from the glister...

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Paperback Paris Gives Tom Epperson’s New Novel 4 Stars

We loved this insightful 4 star review of Tom Epperson’s new novel, Roberto to the Dark Tower Came, and wanted to share it with you! Full Review “While political affairs are often a touchy subject, Tom Epperson makes a case for the corrupt political tensions and scandals plaguing journalists and the indigenous peoples of South America in Roberto to the Dark Tower Came. Dark and gruesome, yet written in a very matter-of-fact, Murakami-esque style that will appeal to fans of all genres, Epperson’s latest work offers a searing look at political turmoil from a new perspective.” -Melissa Ratcliff, PAPERBACK PARIS   Roberto...

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Meet Me in the Strange by Leander Watts On Sale Now!

-62Days -1Hours -36Minutes -35Seconds   Happy Release Day for Meet Me in the Strange by Leander Watts! We have been anxiously anticipating the day and now the celebration begins. The book is on sale now and the blog tour has just begun! BLOG TOUR SCHEDULE   Meet Me in the Strange On Sale Now! Davi tries to help a new friend, Anna Z, escape a cruel and controlling brother, and the teens end up running away to follow the tour of their rock idol, the otherworldly Django Conn. The story is set in a weird and wonderful retro-futuristic city...

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Publisher’s Weekly Reviews Roberto to the Dark Tower Came

We were excited that Publisher’s Weekly reviewed Tom Epperson’s new novel, Roberto to the Dark Tower Came, which will be released in hardcover and ebook formats on May 29, 2018.   Full Review “A South American journalist makes his way into the deepest heart of darkness … Epperson immerses readers in a dense jungle seething with treacherous flora and fauna and murderous men, punctuating terror with startling moments of beauty.” -Publisher’s Weekly Roberto to the Dark Tower Came Author: Tom Epperson Genres: General Fiction, Literary Fiction Tag: Coming Soon Roberto is a young left-wing South American journalist who receives...

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The Lesbian Review Weighs in on The Year of the Knife

We love The Lesbian Review, so imagine our excitement to see them weigh in on G.D. Penman’s The Year of the Knife. Be sure to read the full review to find out why the book and the main character, Agent Sully, have captured the imagination (and hearts) of so many readers! Full Review    “The Year of the Knife was a good book and I’d recommend it to anyone looking for a a fast-paced tale, a little magic or perhaps some alternate history. I enjoyed GD Penman’s ease at storytelling and I’ll definitely look for more works by the...

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Foreword Reviews gives Meet Me in the Strange a Starred Review!

As fans of indie books, indie publishers, and exquisite graphic design, we would be huge fans of Foreword Reviews even if we weren’t in the business of publishing books. But since we are a publisher, it makes us overflow with satisfaction when a professional reviewer feels like we do about one of our books. So seeing Meet Me in the Strange get a glowing starred review from Hannah Hohman, had us floating on clouds. Then, to see that Keith Rosson’s cover art was used in a YA featured spread that included the review of Meet Me in the Strange...

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Jun 07

Tom Epperson | Roberto to the Dark Tower Came Book Launch

June 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
West Hollywood CA
United States

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