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Five Novels with Humor Top Publishing List

McNeil and Richards is publishing five novels characterized by humor and one nonfiction book in the winter and spring of 2010.

Peoria, IL, January 22, 2010 --( McNeil and Richards, a new literary house, is publishing six books during this winter and spring. Five are novels with a strong current of humor running through them.

Available now are:

We’re Having a Heat Wave, is a novel by Daniel Breeze about a television weatherman in Toledo, Ohio, who discovers, after his computer is struck by lightning, that he has a link to Heaven and all his forecasts come true. The weatherman soon learns there is a downside to his good fortune.

3D in Print, by John Gilhooly, is a nonfiction book that shows how 2D print media can effectively use 3D to add excitement to their content. Dozens of full-color illustrations are included.

Also to be published this winter and spring are:

Smokey and Boomer, is the story of a struggling cat (Boomer) who suddenly finds himself with a new family and on probation. Boomer has a hard time adjusting and finally runs away on a cold and snowy Christmas Eve. (There is a happy ending.) The large-print book is aimed at children and adults.

The Perfect Candidate, by John Westin, focuses on a politician who is hiding secrets. Two competing reporters team up to find out the truth about Harry Jerome before he is elected governor. (Westin is also the author of The Anchor War and Stealing the White House.)

Brains, another Daniel Breeze novel, tells the story of a ragtag team of fun-loving Chicago intellectuals and pseudo-intellectuals who battle other Brains team for a chance to compete in the biggest game of all, the Brains Bowl.

The Spy Book, by John Westin,is a humorous novel about a reluctant sleeper agent for the Soviets who is forced to trick a University of VIrginia economics professor into writing a book analyzing the crumbling economy of the Soviet Union in 1990. The Soviets think some fresh ideas might turn their economy around.

See for more information about all the books.

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McNeil and Richards
John Gilhooly
309 682-3604

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