AuthorHouse Releases Top Ten Bestseller List for December 2009

Figures Based on Point-of-Sale Data from Major Booksellers

Bloomington, IN, February 04, 2010 --( AuthorHouse, the leading provider of self publishing and marketing services for authors around the globe, has announced its ten top-selling books for December 2009, based on point-of-sale data from major booksellers.

1. Queen City Gothic, by J.T. Townsend; (Historical). Townsend takes readers a sinister journey through 13 cold cases that took place in Cincinnati, Ohio, between 1904 and 1971.

2. A Savage Factory, by Robert J. Dewar; (Biography). A Savage Factory is a true memoir straight from the factory floor of an automotive giant losing the global auto war to smaller, weaker, less-experienced foreign competitors that beat them at our own game on their own turf.

3. The Tactical Trainer, by Msg. Paul R. Howe, U.S. Army retired; (Education). The Tactical Trainer is a guide that addresses training and training development at the individual, team, and organizational levels.

4. A Killer Named Hatch Massacre on Potato Hill, by Thomas Blanchfield; (True Crime). The town of Steuben was nestled quietly in the center of New York State and remained calm and peaceful until the state police set up a command post in the town garage to scour the remote, wooded terrain, looking for bodies.

5. Chasing the Elephant into the Bush, by Arthur Kennedy; (Political Science). Chasing the Elephant into the Bush is an insider’s account of how the governing New Patriotic Party lost power in the closest elections in Africa’s history.

6. A Different Kind of Flea, by Hoseok M Lee; (Children’s). Famina is a flea who has four legs instead of six. This is the story of her struggle to hop around like the other fleas and travel the world.

7. Beyond Initial Response, by T. Deal, M. de Bettencourt, V. Huyck, G. Merrick, and C. Mills; (Business) Beyond Initial Response was written to fill a significant gap in ICS training. Critical ICS position-specific training is difficult to get, yet responders have the responsibility to effectively operate in an ICS organization.

8. Not Your Father’s Coast Guard, by Matthew Mitchell; (Military). While the Coast Guard’s many battles at sea in the War on Drugs are widely known, its participation in the ground offensive is not. To create the type of force needed was no small task and would not be without tribulation, both from within and outside the organization.

9. The Essential Human Anatomy Compendium (Second Edition), by Professor H.P. Doyle; (Education). The Essential Human Anatomy Compendium is a study guide in the format of lecture outline notes compiled from various university instructors nationwide. Students have found that using this essential study guide is a major positive step toward excelling in their human anatomy course.

10. Deer Hunting 101, by David B. Pruet; (Nature). From choosing a weapon to placing the meat on your plate, this book covers every basic element of deer hunting that you need to succeed in your endeavors. The author has chosen select portions of his hunting regime to share with the reader so they too will have the tools necessary to partake in the fruits of their labor.

These titles, and the complete AuthorHouse library, are available for purchase through the online AuthorHouse bookstore at To learn how to publish a book today, log on to or call 888-519-5121 today.


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Kevin A. Gray