Misfortunes of Mother and Son: Tribulation Point Published by Outskirts Press

Outskirts Press announces the latest highly anticipated urban life fiction book from Houston, TX, author Ricci Lane.

Houston, TX, May 22, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Outskirts Press, Inc. has published Tribulation Point: Sometimes Just Making It Through Another Day Isn't Always Easy by Ricci Lane. The author's most recent book to date is a 6 x 9 paperback in the urban life fiction category and is available worldwide on book retailer websites such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble. The webpage at www.outskirtspress.com/tribulationpointrlane was launched simultaneously with the book's publication.

Abandoned at birth, conceived from a vicious assault on her mother, left on the steps of an orphanage, Precious must also face many other trials from her past. Teased and mocked by the children in the orphanage, she is called “half-n-half.” She finds her first love only to lose him. Her second love turns out to be something totally different from what she expected, another disappointment. The third time appears to be the charm until new obstacles surface within this relationship. Other misfortunes occur which she must face and conquer as she forges her future and overcomes her tribulations in life.

Also touched by life’s uncertain events, James, Precious’ son, learns that life is not always so easy. He encounters his own despair, suffering, disappointment, and a dashing away of part of his dreams to shape his own future. He is finally forced to reveal a long-kept childhood secret to an unsuspecting friend. He continues to evaluate his relationship with a long-time friend who has become a dangerous person with the potential of jeopardizing the safety of James’ entire family.

238 pages in length, Tribulation Point: Sometimes Just Making It Through Another Day Isn't Always Easy is being aggressively promoted to appropriate markets with a focus on the urban life fiction category. With U.S. wholesale distribution through Ingram and Baker & Taylor, and pervasive online availability through Amazon, Barnes & Noble and elsewhere, Tribulation Point meets consumer demand through both retail and library markets with a suggested retail price of $16.95.

Additionally, Tribulation Point 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 www.outskirtspress.com/bookstore.

ISBN: 9781432773304

Format: 6 x 9 paperback cream

SRP: $16.95

For more information or to contact the author, visit www.outskirtspress.com/tribulationpointrlane.

About the author:

Ricci Lane lives in the city where he was born, Houston, Texas. He has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Government and History from The University of Texas at Austin. Ricci is now retired from public education after several years of service. He enjoys music, writing and traveling.

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 www.outskirtspress.com and located on the outskirts of Denver, Colorado, Outskirts Press represents the future of book publishing, today.


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