New Charles Stone Travel Mystery, Broken Spirit, Published by Outskirts Press

Outskirts Press announces the latest highly anticipated action and adventure fiction from Gloucester, MA, author Charles L. Fields.

Gloucester, MA, September 01, 2011 --( Outskirts Press, Inc. has published Broken Spirit by Charles L. Fields. 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. Broken Spirit is also available in a 6 x 9 hardback edition with jacket. The webpage at was launched simultaneously with the book's publication.

Charles Stone, Boston lawyer and sculptor, travels to Hawaii for a much needed vacation after performing two life threatening assignments for Franklin Life Insurance Company. What is thought to be paradise becomes a tropical hell and once again Franklin Life has to call on this experienced investigative attorney for help. Stone is woven through a tapestry of racial discontent to confronting a radical movement trying to secede as the 50th state. He finds the cultural melting pot boiling over, threatening tourism and other island businesses and encounters violence and tragedy.

The reader will meet several characters from the author’s previous travel mysteries, Sentimental Me and Canyons of the Soul, and be introduced to other new and exciting ones. Lovers of travel, adventure and mystery will experience romance, island hopping, a cruise on the SS Pride of America and be introduced to ancient Hawaiian lore as they follow Charles Stone through the darker passages of Aloha.

162 pages in length, Broken Spirit 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, Broken Spirit meets consumer demand through both retail and library markets with a suggested retail price of $10.95 and $20.95 for the paperback and hardback editions, respectively.

Additionally, Broken Spirit 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: 9781432779030

Format: 6 x 9 paperback cream

SRP: $10.95

ISBN: 9781432779047

Format: 6 x 9 hardback w/ jacket

SRP: $20.95

For more information or to contact the author, visit

About the author:

Charles L. Fields grew up surrounded by the seaside beauty of Rockport, Massachusetts, and the artists who attempted to depict it. His varied and bizarre careers went from banana boat engineer to lobster dealer to chicken hatchery manager and include being an author, poet, sculptor and world traveler. These life time experiences enriched his published memoir, Many Lands Many Hearts and add realism and depth to his fictional writing. He is married and divides his time between Massachusetts and Arizona. This book follows Sentimental Me and Canyons of the Soul in the Charles Stone travel mystery series.

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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