The Turtle-Girl from East Pukapuka, by Cole Alpaugh

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The Turtle-Girl from East Pukapuka (5 x 8 Trade Paperback ISBN: 978-1-60381-116-3, 288 pp., $15.95), is the second work of fiction by author, photographer and journalist Cole Alpaugh.

The Turtle-Girl was a finalist in both the 2013 Next Generation Indie Book Awards and the 2013 Foreword Magazine Book of the Year Awards.

Alpaugh’s first book, The Bear […]

Valley Boy, a Coming-of-Age Novel by Jack Remick

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Valley Boy ($13.95, 254 pp, 6×9 Trade Paperback ISBN: 978-1-60381-145-3), by Jack Remick, covers a year in the life of a third-generation Okie teenager who is struggling with the stigma of his heritage.

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“Valley Boy is the story of every kid who wandered out of […]

Death of a Dean: The 7th Mrs. Malory Mystery

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Death of a Dean ($12.95, 202 pages, ISBN: 978-1-60381-142-2) is the seventh of Hazel Holt’s Mrs. Malory Mysteries. It was first published in 1996 and has been out of print for several years.

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Superfluous Death: The Sixth Mrs. Malory Mystery

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Superfluous Death (ISBN: 978-1-60381-140-8, 194 pp., $12.95), originally published in 1995, is Hazel Holt’s sixth mystery featuring amateur sleuth Mrs. Sheila Malory.

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The sleepy seaside town of Taviscombe has more than its share of gossips […]

Murder on Campus: Mrs. Malory Visits the USA

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Murder on Campus, or Detective in Residence

Murder on Campus (ISBN: 978-1-60381-138-5, $12.95, 288 pp.), originally published in 1994, is the fifth of Hazel Holt’s Mrs. Malory mysteries.

Click here to see the redesigned editions of the first four Mrs. Malory mysteries.  All five books (and the two to come: Superfluous Death and Death of a […]

Truth Be Veiled: A Justin Steele Murder Case

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Coffeetown’s newest release, Truth Be Veiled (242 pp, $16.95/paper, $24.95/cloth, ISBN: 978-1-60381-080-7), by Joel Cohen and Carla T. Main, is a fascinating examination of legal ethics as well as a compelling page-turner about a complex murder case.

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Available in Kindle.

A woman falls from her fifteenth-story window … was […]

Hazel Holt's first four Mrs. Malory Mysteries are Back in Print

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Coffeetown Press is proud to reissue the first four novels of Hazel Holt’s Mrs. Malory mysteries, a classic “cozy” series based in the fictional English town of Taviscomb featuring a forthright, middle-aged female detective who has a lot in common with the delightful Hazel Holt herself. Read an interview with the author. [To order, please […]

Thank you, Mr. Salinger

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Thank you, Mr. Salinger

The death of J. D. Salinger left me feeling that I had lost a boyhood friend. Salinger himself was never a personal friend of mine, but his creation Holden Caulfield was. Holden was one of the very few who understood my young self, who shared my amusement in the sound of a […]

Henry James's The Turn of the Screw

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By Henry James, Edited by Peter G. Beidler

Henry James’s The Turn of the Screw, is one of the most often read, often taught, and often criticized novels in the history of literature.

For the first time since 1898, readers can experience Henry James’s eerie The Turn of the Screw the way his original readers did, […]

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I was pinned face-down in a pool of my own blood—in a bank vault. My cell phone lay just a few feet from my mouth, so she could still hear me if I projected my voice. “I just want some peace,” I […]