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March 19, 2012

Today's Featured Title and Contest March 19, 2012
This Special Newsletter spotlights a book coming out this spring. Read more about it, and enter our Spring Preview Contest to win a copy. Please note that each contest is only open for 24 hours, so you will need to act quickly!
Today's Featured Book and Contest: LAST CALL FOR THE LIVING by Peter Farris

For bank teller Charlie Colquitt, it was just another Saturday. For Hobe Hicklin, an ex-con with nothing to lose, it was just another score. For Hobe’s drug-addled, sex-crazed girlfriend, it was just more lust, violence and drugs. But in this gripping narrative, nothing is as it seems.

Hicklin's first mistake was double-crossing his partners in the Aryan Brotherhood. His second mistake was taking a hostage. But he and Charlie can only hide out for so long in the mountains of north Georgia before the sins of Hicklin's past catch up to them.

Hot on Hicklin's trail are a pair of ruthless Brotherhood soldiers, ready to burn a path of murder and mayhem to get their revenge. GBI Special Agent Sallie Crews and Sheriff Tommy Lang catch the case, themselves no strangers to the evil men are capable of. Soon Crews is making some dangerous connections while for the hard-drinking, despondent Lang, rescuing Charlie Colquitt might be the key to personal salvation.

Prodigious talent Peter Farris has written a backwoods fairy tale of fate and flight that is also a dark, modern thriller. Like the bastard child of Stephen Hunter's DIRTY WHITE BOYS and Cormac McCarthy's NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN, LAST CALL FOR THE LIVING is a smashing debut from a writer whose unique and disturbing vision of the world cannot be ignored.

LAST CALL FOR THE LIVING will release on May 22nd.

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