Civil War Sequel Tracks Couple’s Adventures Moving West: Edgar, Published by Outskirts Press

Mountainair, NM, August 22, 2010 --( Outskirts Press, Inc. has published Edgar: Companion to by Ben Steinlage. The author's most recent book to date is a 6 x 9 paperback in the historical fiction 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.

Edgar, by Ben Steinlage, is another gripping story about one of the characters in his first novel, Want To Go West Lady?

This story is about Ida Duncan’s first husband. As in the first novel it begins prior to the Civil War and goes into the Reconstruction. In this novel, readers will get a better feeling of what it was like to fight in the Civil War as well as of the chaos and the lost dignity of the southern people as they try to get their lives together again.

In this battle their salvation was the love shared by the novel’s couple, their children and their friends as they journey to a new life out west.

297 pages in length, Edgar: Companion to is being aggressively promoted to appropriate markets with a focus on the historical fiction category. With U.S. wholesale distribution through Ingram and Baker & Taylor, and pervasive online availability through Amazon, Barnes & Noble and elsewhere, Edgar meets consumer demand through both retail and library markets with a suggested retail price of $17.95.

Additionally, Edgar 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 Direct bookstore at

ISBN: 9781432753764

Format: 6 x 9 paperback cream

SRP: $17.95

For more information or to contact the author, visit

About the author:

Author Ben Steinlage is a retired printing consultant who lives in New Mexico with his wife of many years. At the age of 8 he formed a love of writing and he hasn’t stopped since. He also gained an interest in the Civil War and has accumulated many artifacts and books on the subject. With these two interests and his family’s history he wrote his first novel Want To Go West Lady?

After publishing his first novel a reader began asking for more information about her favorite character, Edgar. With his desire of giving readers an idea what the Civil War and the Reconstruction Period was like, he jumped at the chance to write this novel. Having finished this novel he is continuing to write and doesn’t see any reason to stop.

Note: The author also believes in writing stories that are suitable for family reading.

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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