Outskirts Press Announces The Bethlehem Scroll, the Latest Highly-Anticipated Fiction Book from Ada, OK Author Bill Thompson

Ada, OK, June 29, 2009 --(PR.com)-- Outskirts Press, Inc. has published The Bethlehem Scroll by Bill Thompson, which is the author's most recent book to date. The 6.14 x 9.21 Paperback in the Fiction category is available worldwide on book retailer websites such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble for a suggested retail price of $19.95. The webpage at www.outskirtspress.com/TheBethlehemScroll was launched simultaneously with the book's publication.

About the Book (Excerpts & Info)

It looked as though stockbroker and amateur archaeologist Brian Sadler had hit the jackpot when he joined Warren Taylor & Currant, Dallas' hottest investment brokerage firm. Then the FBI arrived to investigate the company's ties to the Mob, and Brian had to find a way out. In his last deal at the firm, he raised millions of dollars for Bijan Rarities, a New York dealer in antiquities, then joined the gallery himself.

Bijan Rarities' upcoming auction of the sarcophagus of Inkharaton, a pharaoh whose tomb was discovered in 2005, was making headlines worldwide. This amazing tomb was the first intact burial site ever found in Egypt's Valley of the Kings, and held a unique surprise for those who unearthed it.

The auction was televised worldwide and catapulted the gallery to new heights as Bijan's name became a household word in the rarities field.

In a bizarre turn of events, Brian finds himself owning the gallery and searching for a scroll, written by a young boy, that would put Brian on the map as one of the world's top dealers in antiquities. Knowing he has to raise millions of dollars to buy the artifacts, he finds a solution in a plan outlined by mob boss John Spedino.

If you deal with the Mafia, things have to go exactly right. When events begin to unravel, Brian Sadler could lose his gallery . . . and his life.

Jetting from Dallas to New York and London, Egypt's Valley of the Kings and the French Riviera, this fast moving archaeological adventure will keep you turning pages to learn the outcome of the world's most important document, The Bethlehem Scroll.

Deftly constructed at 329 pages, The Bethlehem Scroll is being aggressively promoted to appropriate markets with a focus on the Fiction category. With U.S. wholesale distribution through Ingram and Baker & Taylor, and pervasive online availability through Amazon, Barnes & Noble and elsewhere, The Bethlehem Scroll meets consumer demand through both retail and library markets with a suggested retail price of $19.95.

Additionally, The Bethlehem Scroll can be ordered by retailers or wholesalers for the maximum trade discount price set by the author in quantities of ten or more from the Outskirts Press wholesale online bookstore at www.outskirtspress.com/buybooks

ISBN: 9781432738921
Format: 6.14 x 9.21 Paperback
SRP: $19.95

For more information or to contact the author, visit www.outskirtspress.com/TheBethlehemScroll

About the Author

Bill Thompson is a corporate entrepreneur who has bought, sold and operated companies. He's an amateur archaeologist, held a stockbroker's license and has extensively traveled the world, including the archaeological sites of Egypt, Machu Picchu, Stonehenge and Avebury. He, his wife and two dogs live in southern Oklahoma.

About Outskirts Press, Inc.

Outskirts Press offers full-service, custom self-publishing services for authors seeking a cost-effective, fast, and flexible way to publish and distribute their books while retaining all their rights and full creative control. Available globally at www.outskirtspress.com and located on the outskirts of Denver, Colorado, Outskirts Press, Inc. represents the future of book publishing, today.


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