11.04.21: MIDWEST BOOK REVIEW OF “LET’S SAY JACK KENNEDY KILLED THE GIRL”
We’re very excited about the impending publication of LET’S SAY JACK KENNEDY KILLED THE GIRL, the first book in the Jack Griffin Detective Series by award-winning author William F. Crandell. Even more exciting is our first early review, received by Midwest Book Review. An excerpt of the review, penned by Diane Donovan, follows:
Satisfying twists and turns will intrigue mystery readers who might not see some of them coming, while newcomers to the genre will find the emotional inspections of both Griffin and Kennedy drive the plot with connections that make the story hard to put down beyond the mystery it presents.
The result is a compelling tale highly recommended for a wider audience than the usual P.I. enthusiast alone. Between Let’s Say Jack Kennedy Killed the Girl’s catchy title and intriguing personalities, it should reach into novel and historical fiction reader circles alike, with vivid, unique brand of action and political and psychological interplays that make for a heck of a story.
We couldn’t agree more. Click on the MBR logo below to read Ms. Donovan’s review in its entirety.
To preorder a copy of the novel, CLICK HERE.
10.30.21: THE DPP YOUTUBE CHANNEL
If you haven’t visited our YouTube channel lately, you’re missing out on hours of free content including short stories and novel excerpts from many of our recent publications. Become a follower (it’s free!) and be among the first to access the latest content! Click below to visit our channel.
10.28.21: DPP ON DELMARVA LIFE
Our boisterous book designer and marketer, David Yurkovich, was the featured guest on the October 28, 2021. Lisa Bryant and David discussed the origins of DPP, new and upcoming projects, and why readers are drawn toward horror. Click below to watch the segment…
09.30.21: HALLOWEEN PARTY ’21 ARRIVES
Our popular bi-annual anthology series, HALLOWEEN PARTY, returns in an all-new volume. HALLOWEEN PARTY ’21 features a collection of all-new tales guaranteed to keep you up at night (though maybe you’re just overdoing it a bit on the caffeine). Still, fright abounds in this new compendium that features a unique square-bound design and is illustrated throughout. Now under the domain of our GRAVELIGHT imprint, and better than ever. Don’s miss it!
09.22.21: ON TOUR WITH STAN CHARNOFSKY
Stan Charnofsky’s latest cozy mystery, ACCIDENT (Book 2 in the Charlotte Smart Mystery Series) is on tour! Visit escapewithdollycas.com to follow Stan’s blog tour. During the tour, Stan will be featured in interviews and will be writing guest posts for several cozy mystery blogs. Many thanks to Lori and all of the bloggers for supporting Stan on this tour!
09.01.21: CHARLOTTE RETURNS WITH “ACCIDENT” BY STAN CHARNOFSKY
At age 95, Stan Charnofsky remains more prolific than most writers half his age. We recently re-released Stan’s debut novel in the Charlotte Smart Mystery Series (self-titled CHARLOTTE) through our Hawkshaw Press imprint. We’re pleased to announce that book 2 in the series, entitled ACCIDENT, is now available. Stan’s series follows the adventures of a retiree named Charlotte Smart who seems to find trouble in the most unusual and pedestrian of places. These cozy mysteries are great fun and highly entertaining. You’ll find CHARLOTTE and ACCIDENT, as well as other titles by Stan, on his Amazon Author Page. In 2022 we’ll be presenting BROADWAY, book 3 in the series.
05.15.21: MOSQUITOES AND MEN WINS HOFFER AWARD
MOSQUITOES AND MEN, the debut novel by Mark Alan Polo, is a finalist in the 2021 Eric Hoffer Book Awards competition. Published by Devil’s Party Press of Milton, DE, Polo’s Southern Gothic novel centers around family secrets that are unveiled during a funeral gathering in South Carolina.
Each year, thousands of books are submitted to the Eric Hoffer Book Award competition, which honors the memory of American philosopher Eric Hoffer. Less than 10% of the nominees become finalists. The award recognizes outstanding writing and the independent spirit of small publishers. Since its inception, the Hoffer Award has become one of the largest international book awards for small, academic, and independent presses.
02.08.21: OUT OF THIS WORLD LAUNCH UPDATE
Our science-fiction imprint, OUT OF THIS WORLD PRESS, is preparing to launch its first titles of 2021. Visit the OOTW website for details, and be sure to follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Our Pioneers of Science-Fiction Series now appearing across all three platforms!
01.22.21: INSTANT NOODLES
INSTANT NOODLES, the DPP online literary magazine, is coming soon.
10.11.20: EXHUMED NEWS
EXHUMED featured in CAPE GAZETTE.
08.11.20: READY TO BE EXHUMED?
EXHUMED, the terrifying new collection Gravelight Press is now available! Order from the DPP store or at Amazon!
07.05.20: SHORT HORROR SUBMISSIONS SOUGHT
DPP is seeking short works of horror for its 2021 anthology being published under the Gravelight Press imprint. Full details can be found here. Submission period ends October 31!
07.03.20: WILLIAM F. CRANDELL INTERVIEW
William F. Crandell, author of the award-winning short story, “The Last Lootenant Wins His Fuckin’ Medal” (WHAT SORT OF FUCKERY IS THIS?) was recently interviewed by Paul Weagraff for Delaware State of the Arts Podcast. Check it out here.
07.01.20: GRAVELIGHT 2020-21 TITLES ANNOUNCED
Gravelight Press (DPP’s new horror imprint) has announced its first 3 titles for 2020 and 2021. Head over to the site for more info.
06.26.20: DPP SITE RELAUNCH
We’ve redesigned our site! In addition to our Latest News page, we’ve said farewell to SquareUp and have migrated to a fully integrated eCommerce store. Unlike the old DPP store, the new store enables us to process orders internationally and features combined shipping. All titles are currently on sale, so be sure to visit the shop and pick up a title or two!
06.20.20: GRAVELIGHT PRESS LAUNCHES
Gravelight Press, is live! DPP’s new imprint will focus exclusively on horror. We’ll be releasing our first title in August 2020. Check out the gravelightpress.com for more information.
06.01.20: CONGRATULATIONS WILLIAM. F. CRANDELL
DPP congratulates William F. Crandell on the recent awards for his short story, “The Last Lootenant Wins His Fuckin’ Medal.” Crandell was awarded first-place in the category of best short story by the Delaware Press Association’s 2020 Communication Awards and by the National Federation of Press Women’s 2020 Awards. You’ll find Crandell’s hilarious tale in DPP’s WHAT SORT OF FUCKERY IS THIS? anthology. On sale now!
02.26.19: AN INTERVIEW WITH DPP’S PUBLISHER, DIANNE PEARCE
Dianne Pearce was the special guest on Tonlo Epstein’s Magical Mystery Tour (Ethereal) podcast for February 26, 2019. Click below to listen to the recording.
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