Colorful Cowgirl Delights in The Adventures of Dinah Mackerel, Published by Outskirts Press

Murray, UT, March 22, 2010 --( Outskirts Press, Inc. has published The Adventures of Dinah Mackerel by Hayley Mendien, the author's most recent book to date. The 5.5 x 8.5 paperback is a juvenile fiction western and is available worldwide on book retailer websites such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble. The webpage at was launched simultaneously with the book's publication.

Dinah Mackerel is the youngest, fastest gun in the North American territories. With her mother gone, and raised by an outlaw father, Dinah questions her true place in the world when she meets a kind woman from Boston, a woman who wants nothing more than to rear Dinah into being the lady she isn’t.

55 pages long, The Adventures of Dinah Mackerel is being aggressively promoted to appropriate markets with a focus on the juvenile fiction/westerns category. With U.S. wholesale distribution through Ingram and Baker & Taylor, and pervasive online availability through Amazon, Barnes & Noble and elsewhere, The Adventures of Dinah Mackerel meets consumer demand through both retail and library markets with a suggested retail price of $11.95.

Additionally, The Adventures of Dinah Mackerel 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: 9781432751760

Format: 5.5 x 8.5 paperback white

SRP: $11.95

For more information or to contact the author, visit

About the Author

Hayley Mendien grew up in Northern Utah and earned a B. A. degree in English from the University of Utah. She began riding horses when she was seven and writing stories about horses at the age of nine. She once met a very polite pinto horse named Patch who inspired the story of The Adventures of Dinah Mackerel.

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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