Private Eye Goes After Murder and Prejudice in Blood & Chocolate, Published by Outskirts Press

Palmyra, VA, November 03, 2010 --( Outskirts Press, Inc. has published Blood & Chocolate: A Kelly Bloodsworth Novel by Vince Ferraro. The author's most recent book to date is a 6 x 9 paperback in the action and adventure 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.

When the extremely wealthy founder of a major candy company dies, his last will and testament leaves everything to his two children, with a condition. They must compete in a complex challenge to earn their inheritance and it’s winner take all.

Private Detective Kelly Bloodsworth gets involved when the game escalates into industrial espionage and murder. She must overcome many obstacles as she tries to help an old friend get out of trouble while dealing with those who are prejudiced against her because she is openly a lesbian.

386 pages in length, Blood & Chocolate: A Kelly Bloodsworth Novel is being aggressively promoted to appropriate markets with a focus on the action and adventure fiction category. With U.S. wholesale distribution through Ingram and Baker & Taylor, and pervasive online availability through Amazon, Barnes & Noble and elsewhere, Blood & Chocolate meets consumer demand through both retail and library markets with a suggested retail price of $16.95.

Additionally, Blood & Chocolate 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: 9781432763985

Format: 6 x 9 paperback cream

SRP: $16.95

For more information or to contact the author, visit

About the author:

Vince Ferraro was a decorated police officer for twenty-three years in a major Southern California city. He was a patrol officer, a motorcycle traffic officer and a detective investigating computer crime. He retired to the country in Central Virginia where he lives with his wife, Sherri, reading, writing and taking photographs.

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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