New Releases - October 2018


Black Rose Writing in the News

  • October 12, 2018 - The 2018 PenCraft Award for “Fiction Book of the Year” is Where the Hurt Is by Chris Kelsey!

  • October 1, 2018 - G. Wayne Mello is our FALL featured author (Maggie Dewdrop: The Feather of Flight).

  • September 6, 2018 - BRW partner Kobo has partnered with Walmart to distribute eBooks both on and in physical storefronts.

  • August 28, 2018 - Black Rose Writing approved as an ITW (International Thriller Writers) recognized publisher!

  • August 16, 2018 - The Best Thriller Books of 2018 So Far list includes Caught in a Web and Blind Eye.

  • August 12, 2018 - Black Rose Writing partners with Bedside Reading for The Divine Affliction by Robert Fleisher.

  • August 5, 2018 - Black Rose Writing partners with Bedside Reading for Kat & Maus by Brad Chisholm and Claire Kim.

  • July 28, 2018 - Black Rose Writing acquires the rights for Was kostet die Welt from Random House (Verlagsgruppe Germany).

  • July 28, 2018 - Four Black Rose Writing titles named as Finalists for the 2018 American Fiction Awards.

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Featured Author

 photo by Susan Prentice

photo by Susan Prentice

G. Wayne Mello grew up in the coastal town of Dartmouth, Massachusetts where he fostered a love for art and literature. He attended the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth where he earned his Bachelor’s in Illustration. Mello’s artwork has been featured in art galleries in Massachusetts and Ohio, where he currently lives with his family. He hopes to inspire creativity and imagination with his works, encouraging the importance of both visual and language arts. Maggie Dewdrop: The Feather of Flight is his first book. 

Editor's Picks

Outrageous: The Legend of Zesty Sundrops

by William Mark

From criminal to war hero, Zesty’s transformation was unbelievable. Ernest Hemingway was so impressed, he wrote a book about Sundrops’ exploits: starting with him as a boy tracking down the butchers of his mother and father and hanging them, then leaving behind the role as a hired killer for the Dixie mob, joining the army in WWII and redeeming himself with super... 

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by Brian L. Tucker

It’s 1888, in Hazard, Kentucky…

What will one day be known as The French-Eversole Feud (due west of the notorious Hatfields & McCoys) has ignited.

Teenager Ezekiel Snopes must recover quickly from the loss of his younger sister—gunned down by a greedy feudist. He must now decide if he wants to live or die, remain at home, or, take a stand against such lawlessness in the Appalachian hills.

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This Side Up

Amy Mangan

This Side Up: The Road to a Renovated Life is a home and garden editor’s story of a life constantly under construction, none by design. Written with candor, humor and grace, Amy Mangan shares her own home tour, but this one deftly sheds light on job loss, financial shame, home displacement, marital discord, illness and caregiving. Faced with one crisis after the next, Amy discovers how to cope, hope and rebuild, finding a new way home to...

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Second Son

by Pamela Taylor

It is the dawn of the Renaissance, a time when new ideas are just beginning to emerge. Alfred — the eponymous second son — comes of age in the enlightened court of his grandfather. Alfred is convinced that his life will be unremarkable, spent in diligent but mundane service to king and kingdom. His grandfather, however, foresees for him a special destiny. 

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