The Darkness: Revenge of the Rising Sun Published by Outskirts Press

Outskirts Press announces the latest highly anticipated crime fiction book from New Haven, CT author, Charita Padilla.

New Haven, CT, November 28, 2011 --( Outskirts Press, Inc. has published The Darkness: Revenge of the Rising Sun: The angel takes the girls home by Charita Padilla. The author's most recent book to date is a 5.5 x 8.5 hardback with jacket in the crime 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.

For most of us, the word “mother” suggests safety and comfort – someone whose love is reliable and unchanging. But what happens when your mother is the opposite of all that… when you’re the victim of a mother who abuses and hurts you?

The Darkness: Revenge of the Rising Sun focuses on a man who can’t forgive his mother for the pain she caused him, and the siblings who saved his life. He is left with a soul full of revenge and a terrible desire to spill out the hatred in his gut. But redemption comes in surprising ways.

This novel will take readers on an unexpected journey of emotion ranging from tears to laughter, and its touching ending will stay with them long after they turn the final page.

269 pages in length, The Darkness: Revenge of the Rising Sun: The angel takes the girls home is being aggressively promoted to appropriate markets with a focus on the crime fiction category. With U.S. wholesale distribution through Ingram and Baker & Taylor, and pervasive online availability through Amazon, Barnes & Noble and elsewhere, The Darkness Revenge of the Rising Sun meets consumer demand through both retail and library markets with a suggested retail price of $30.95.

Additionally, The Darkness: Revenge of the Rising Sun 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: 9781432766528

Format: 5.5 x 8.5 hardback w/ jacket

SRP: $30.95

For more information or to contact the author, visit

About the author:

Charita Padilla lives in New Haven, Connecticut, with her two children and her husband of seventeen years, Sammy. Charita is disabled and enjoys the freedom and adventures she finds in writing.

About Outskirts Press, Inc.

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