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Outskirts Press Announces Harbingers of Spring, the Latest Highly-Anticipated Fiction/Suspense Book from Poolesville, MD Author Geraldine Claire

Baltimore, MD, July 27, 2008 --( Outskirts Press, Inc. has published Harbingers of Spring by Geraldine Claire, which is the author’s most recent book to date. The 5.5 x 8.5 paperback in the Fiction/Suspense category is available worldwide on book retailer websites such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble for a suggested retail price of $16.95. Harbingers of Spring is also available in its 5.5 x 8.5 hardback w/ jacket edition for $24.95. The webpage at was launched simultaneously with the book’s publication.

About the Book (Excerpts & Info)

When commercial actress Christi Newsom takes an early morning shuttle flight from Washington, DC to New York, she reminisces about the events of her 20th wedding anniversary celebration that took place the day before and what might have sparked her attorney husband, Jack, to become a suspect in a brutal murder when someone falsely calls in the license number of his red BMW that sped away from the scene. Christi has a best friend, Mimi Acta, an artist, whose only child, Bryant, died after a car crash. The car was driven by his drunken father. Mimi embraced her friend's intervention and incisive understanding. She found strength to overcome the emotional current that led to her languid obscurity. But a few years later, her imperative need to maintain wholeness is compromised when she is brutally raped, and subsequently, rejected by her husband, Alfredo. She resurfaces after some counseling stronger than ever and is determined to put her marriage behind her after she sets out to save her friend, Christi, from self-destruction when get-even sex years earlier threatens her idyllic marriage.

Deftly constructed at 288 pages, Harbingers of Spring is being aggressively promoted to appropriate markets with a focus on the Fiction/Suspense category. With U.S. wholesale distribution through Ingram and Baker & Taylor, and pervasive online availability through Amazon, Barnes & Noble and elsewhere, Harbingers of Spring meets consumer demand through both retail and library markets with a suggested retail price of $16.95 and $24.95, respectively.

Additionally, Harbingers of Spring 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 wholesale online bookstore at

ISBN: 9781432718039
Format: 5.5 x 8.5 paperback
SRP: $16.95

ISBN: 9781432710620
Format: 5.5 x 8.5 hardback w/ jacket
SRP: $24.95

For more information or to contact the author, visit

About the Author

Geraldine Claire, playwright and songwriter is the author of an original musical play (Greener Grass) set for workshop production. Her current work includes a children's book (A Family Still United Nations) which includes her music of the same title, a screenplay (Shields of Honor) and an original musical (One Last Go Round). She is artistic director and founder of DeRyan Theatre Workshop in Montgomery County, Maryland where she resides.

About Outskirts Press, Inc.

Outskirts Press offers turn-key, custom book publishing services for authors seeking a cost-effective, fast, and flexible way to publish and distribute their books while retaining all their rights and full creative control. Available globally at and located on the outskirts of Denver, Colorado, Outskirts Press, Inc. represents the future of book publishing, today.


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