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Outskirts Press Announces Witches of Cahokia, the Latest Highly-Anticipated Fiction / Historical Book from Montgomery City, MO Author Raymond Scott Edge

Montgomery City, MO, December 16, 2009 --( Outskirts Press, Inc. has published Witches of Cahokia by Raymond Scott Edge, which is the author's most recent book to date. The 6.14 x 9.21 Paperback in the Fiction / Historical category is available worldwide on book retailer websites such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble for a suggested retail price of $14.95. Witches of Cahokia is also available in its 6.14 x 9.21 Hardback w/ jacket edition for $24.95. The webpage at was launched simultaneously with the book's publication.

About the Book (Excerpts & Info)

Something’s turned up at a road construction site in Alton, Illinois. A pair of skeletal remains is causing a sensation in the local papers, and it falls on archaeologists Daniel and Lauren French to determine whether the project can go forward. But when further study turns up dozens of graves, each containing female remains, an ordinary dig turns into a major archaeological expedition. Then things really start to get weird.

An underground student-anarchist cell is determined to stick a monkey wrench in the operation by using stolen artifacts as weapons to halt progress. Local Native Americans charge the researchers are desecrating a burial site. And two students hatch a maniacal plot to ruin the Archeology Department’s reputation with a charge that could ruin one researcher’s career forever.

Now, Daniel and Lauren are faced with failure just as they’re on the cusp of an incredible discovery that would change our archeological knowledge forever. Who were these women, and what do they tell us about ancient beliefs, culture, and even migration patterns? The answers might be too incredible to believe...

Spanning the continents and the ages, Witches of Cahokia is a thought-provoking novel that will keep you guessing right up to the shocking conclusion.

Deftly constructed at 266 pages, Witches of Cahokia is being aggressively promoted to appropriate markets with a focus on the Fiction / Historical category. With U.S. wholesale distribution through Ingram and Baker & Taylor, and pervasive online availability through Amazon, Barnes & Noble and elsewhere, Witches of Cahokia meets consumer demand through both retail and library markets with a suggested retail price of $14.95 and $24.95, respectively.

Additionally, Witches of Cahokia 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

ISBN: 9780979473722 Format: 6.14 x 9.21 Paperback SRP: $14.95
ISBN: 9780979473739 Format: 6.14 x 9.21 Hardback w/ jacket SRP: $24.95

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About the Author

Dr. Raymond Scott Edge is the author of several textbooks on health-care ethics and law. Since his retirement from university teaching and administration he has pursued his passion for regional history and culture. Witches of Cahokia is the second book of a fiction series based on actual Mississippi River archaeological sites and artifacts.

Edge currently resides with his wife Marilyn, family, llamas, hair sheep, and other gentle creatures in Montgomery City, Missouri.

About Outskirts Press, Inc.

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


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