Cyber War Between U.S. and China Launched in Tip of the Spear, Published by Outskirts Press

Outskirts Press announces the latest highly anticipated fiction, action and adventure book from Muskegon, MI author S.D. Hatfield.

Denver, CO, April 28, 2010 --( Outskirts Press, Inc. has published Tip of the Spear by S.D. Hatfield. The author's most recent book to date is a 6 x 9 paperback in the fiction, action and adventure category 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.

About the Book:

Danny “Cutr” Pearson is one of the best hackers in the country, and the government needs him to help fight in the next great conflict, a Cyber War between the U.S. and China.

Reluctantly drafted, he and a team of hackers create a computer virus that will end the war, but the results are not what they had hoped. The war ends, but the U.S. is taken back to a pre-Internet technology level thanks to the virus his team creates.

Ten years later Danny must work to undo the damage his virus has caused and in the process he finds the truth behind the events that ended the war. Danny must travel the country from the military base where he now lives to a farming community in Ohio in order to reconnect people with the Information Age. Meanwhile, the opposition is hot on his heels.

Tip of the Spear takes readers into a dramatic world of hackers, Special Forces, government lies and international intrigue.

286 pages in length, Tip of the Spear is being aggressively promoted to appropriate markets with a focus on the fiction, action and adventure category. With U.S. wholesale distribution through Ingram and Baker & Taylor, and pervasive online availability through Amazon, Barnes & Noble and elsewhere, Tip of the Spear meets consumer demand through both retail and library markets with a suggested retail price of $18.95.

Additionally, Tip of the Spear 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: 9781432757137

Format: 6 x 9 paperback cream

SRP: $18.95

For more information or to contact the author, visit

About the author:

S. D. Hatfield has spent almost fifteen years in the IT Industry and, while not a hacker himself, he has played one on the Internet. From the wilds of West Michigan he enjoys writing and working on his Master’s Degree in Military History. This is his second novel and he enjoys bragging about that fact.

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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