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AuthorHouse Company Profile

AuthorHouse, an Author Solutions brand, is the leading provider of self publishing and marketing services for authors around the globe. Committed to providing the highest level of customer service in publishing, AuthorHouse assigns each author a personal publishing consultant, who provides guidance throughout the process. AuthorHouse provides a broad array of tools and services to allow authors to make their own choices throughout the publishing process. Headquartered in Bloomington, Ind., AuthorHouse has released over 60,000 titles.

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Murder, Intrigue and Humor Combine in New Novel

Joseph Meigs Offers Trademark Satire, Mystery and Literary References in "Death Without Dignity" CULLOWHEE, N.C., July 15, 2010 — Head to a Southern college campus and enter a world filled with paranoia, murder, literary intrigue and humor in Death Without Dignity (published by Aut…

'Dingle, The Helpful Ice Cream Cone Delivery Dog': New Children's Book Celebrates Helpful Attitude, Determination

ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 15, 2010 — Meet a spirited, kindhearted black Labrador and join him as he sets out to help his elderly and disabled owner with an ingenious new invention in Dingle, The Helpful Ice Cream Cone Delivery Dog (published by AuthorHouse), the colorful new children's book by Au…

Real Dracula Was A Savior to Many

Fictional story shares historical facts about Dracula not included in popular genre books LAKE PARK, Iowa, July 14, 2010 — Fans of Twilight: Throw out everything you think you know about vampires. Vladislaus Dracula, the man on which one of the grisliest mythical characters ever invented is base…

'The Story of Me': The True Story of Prevailing Over Despair for a Second Chance at Happiness

CLINTON, Md., July 13, 2010 — Surviving incest, neglect, or a failed marriage is enough to send anyone down a path of depression and self-destruction – so just imagine facing all three. In her thought-provoking autobiography, "The Story of Me," author Diane Jones reveals her tr…

When a Pet Harms an Infant: The Other Side of a Tragic Story

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky., July 13, 2010 — Three-day-old A.J. had just gone down for a nap in his crib when a family pet, a Native American Dog named Dakota, snatched up the infant like a loaf of bread and quickly, silently, carried him outside and disappeared into dense woods. His parents, downstairs prep…

'The Black and White Race Rationale': Author Tackles Tough Questions About Conflict Between Long-Divided Races

MERIDIAN, Miss., July 8, 2010 — "America is ready for the genuine truths about racism and why the Black and White races can't be in harmony after living together for hundreds of years," asserts author Robert J. Ray. "Now they will know!" Ray presents his views of the conf…

Risking It All for Love: New Fiction Takes Readers on a Thrill Ride as a Young Man in Love Goes Off His Meds

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., July 8, 2010 — "You Can't Sleep in Restaurants: (What happened the week David Fun England went off his pills?)" (published by AuthorHouse) by Ron N. Wallace tells the story of what happens when caution is thrown to the wind in the name of love. In "You C…

'From This Far Distant Shore': Vietnam Vet Weaves Story of Love, Hardship with History of War in New Book

LEBANON, Pa., July 7, 2010 — In a vivid re-imagining of the events surrounding the Tet Offensive during the Vietnam War, From This Far Distant Shore (published by AuthorHouse), a riveting new work of historical fiction, Richard Curtin shows the event from the point of view of David, a naive and fool…

'We Are All In the Same Boat': Author Stresses Importance of Preservation of Culture for Immigrants

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 7, 2010 — Maria Brand found herself frustrated with living in a post-WWII America where fellow Germans faced constant media bashing; so, she decided to do something about it. Her autobiography, From the Land of Westphalia to the Shores of the Pacific (published by AuthorHou…

African Marriages Have Strayed From Traditional Values: Established Author Explains Why Modern Marriages Must Return to Old Morals and Virtues

OWERRI, Nigeria, July 1, 2010 — The divorce rate in Africa is on the rise and many say the new traditions of modern day marriages are to blame. Established author and marriage expert, Rev. Iruoma Iheanyi Hycenth addresses the concern by providing readers with a guide to marital success in Modern Mar…

A Process for Today's Apostles: New Book Shows Faithful How to Share God's Word More Effectively

HOUSTON, June 29, 2010 — Each of the twelve Apostles of Christ had his own personality and leadership style. Author Dr. Johnny J. Boudreaux says it should not be surprising, then, that individuals sharing the lessons of Jesus will each have his or her own way of doing it. "Many leaders today are…

A Lifelong Journey to Good-bye: Memoir Captures the Bond Between Grandmother and Granddaughter

ROSEBORO, N.C., June 29, 2010 — Despite having raised 17 children of her own, Lubertha Strickland Monk didn't hesitate to take in her four grandchildren, raising them as her own. Through the unconditional love of their grandmother, those grandchildren grew to become strong adults. One of t…

Adjusting to a New Addition: New Children's Book Shows How Big Brother Copes with a New Bundle of Joy

WEST ST. PAUL, Minn., June 28, 2010- – "It's All About Me" (published by AuthorHouse), by debut author Nakesha Lowe, tells the story of a family of mice who just brought home their new baby. Despite all the coos and lullabies aimed the baby's way, there's one person who&#…

AuthorHouse Re-Releases 12 Classic Harold Robbins Novels

Works of Top-Selling American Fiction Author of All Time Made Available in Digital Formats for the First Time in Addition to New Print Editions BLOOMINGTON, Ind., June 24, 2010 — AuthorHouse, a leading self-publishing imprint of Author Solutions, Inc. (ASI), announced Thursday that is re-rele…

Band of Unique Heroes Embarks on Epic Exodus in Fantasy Novel

Minotaurs, Shape-shifters and Mythical Beings Bring New Series to Life NAPLES, Fla., June 23, 2010 — Magic and mystery blend to produce a riveting tale of five heroes who embark on a dangerous quest, having safeguarded a precious artifact wanted by villainous forces. Drawing on his lifelong love…

The Living and the Dead Cross Paths in New Thriller: 'The Embalmer'

BOSTON, June 18, 2010 — One's sanity is a fragile commodity. The human psyche can be strained or even broken by the most unlikely of things. Tom Sindler, the hero of the new novel The Embalmer (published by AuthorHouse), by Sharon Henry, knows this all too well. But will he be able to maintain his…

Western Medicine Validates Ancient Yoga Practices: 'Pranayama'

AUGUSTA, Ga., June 18, 2010 — Meditation and deep breathing techniques, as a form of relaxation, have been in use for thousands of years. However, in the unique new book Pranayama (published by AuthorHouse), author Dr. Ravinder Jerath presents explanations and illustrations to more easily and s…

'Poor Mans Stimulus: Creative Tips on a Small Income': William J. Fowler Shares His Mother's Resourceful Tips for Keeping a Wonderful House and Home

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, June 16, 2010 — In a tribute to his mother's creative inventiveness when it came to making ends meet, author William J. Fowler shares her endless tips and tricks to thriving on a limited budget in his new book, "Poor Mans Stimulus: Creative Tips on a Small Income"…

AuthorHouse Presents 'Losing Lola: A Memoir of Reckless Behavior in a Time of Tragedy'

DALLAS, June 16, 2010 — In a story of incredible loss and recovery, a daughter struggles with her own internal demons as she fights against an overwhelming sense of loss after the death of her mother. Author Shannon Eilers and her mother, Lola, had a very close relationship, which grew even stronger…

New Picture Book Illuminates Differences Between Metaphors and Similes

New Children's Book Reveals Figures of Speech Using Paintings DUNEDIN, Fla., June 15, 2010 — Learning the different functions of the English language can be challenging, especially for younger children. Yet distinguishing between an adjective and an adverb or a noun and a verb is much easi…

Spirituality Is Missing Ingredient in Diet Programs

Book, journal and workbook help dieters find needed strength VISALIA, Calif., June 11, 2010 — Sue A. Davis has been overweight since the fourth grade. She has cheated on every diet she's been on, and she has tried them all. She still thinks they're valid – they're just missin…

Mother Knows Best

New Children's Book Teaches Important Lessons through Rhyme and Reason NOVATO, Calif., June 11, 2010 — Who knew that children could be taught obedience through a fun story about a lost little dog? Inspired by her own rescue dog, Petey, author Debra Bruno tells the whimsical tale of love, surv…

'No Greater Sacrifice: A Son's Model to Success': The True Story of a Young Hispanic Widow Raising Her Family of 10

SAN ANTONIO, June 10, 2010 — The struggles of a single mother are vast and understandably overwhelming. In his new autobiography, titled No Greater Sacrifice: A Son's Model to Success, Armando Garcia describes the journey of a large Hispanic family being raised by their steadfast and optim…

Educated by Wisdom

New Book Explores the Adage 'It Takes a Village to Raise a Child' HARRISBURG, Pa., June 10, 2010 — There is an old African proverb that says, "When an old man dies, a library burns to the ground." It is a sentiment that gives nod to the value of age and experience. Author Boureima S…

Plan Your Own Financial Future

Acquire the know-how to question advisors, make informed decisions TAMPA, Fla., June 8, 2010 — David Mendez V., CRPC, was managing clients' investments for a large firm in 2007 when he began to notice the unmistakable signs of an economy heading toward collapse. He alerted his co-workers, s…

Being a 'Playa' Had Too High a Cost

Book shares intimate details of a life out of control and how the author turned it around ATLANTA, June 8, 2010 — By age 5, he'd already had sex. An uncle gave him liquor just to get a rise out of his mother. He watched girlfriends take care of his father's every whim and thought all women were s…

Living a Life in Harmony

Brazilian Author Releases His Newest Book on the Art of Living a Fulfilling Life BRASILIA, Brazil, June 4, 2010 — The importance of living a fulfilling life is a theme that has launched many talk shows, best-selling books and fitness regiments. While navigating all this information may seem daunt…

'The Hidden Face of Laura': One Woman's Tale of Overcoming a Lifetime of Abuse

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 4, 2010 — "The Hidden Face of Laura" is a true story about Laura Mae Miller, a little girl raised in poverty and abuse in Birmingham, Ala., who faces crushing blows throughout her life. Throughout her childhood, Laura is sexually molested by her older brother, ign…

Delivering God's Message

A Modern-Day Apostle's Teachings Described in New Nonfiction MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 3, 2010 — For many Christians a contemporary manual on how to walk with Christ has been a missing component in their personal libraries. In his new book, "Through Life Christ Brings Changes" (publ…

The Green Light to Go Rogue

New Book Shines Light on the Green Movement and the Politics Behind It HAMILTON, Ontario, June 3, 2010 — In his new book, "Convenient Myths: the green revolution – perceptions, politics, and facts" (published by AuthorHouse), Klaus L.E. Kaiser cracks open our most commonly hel…

New Book Examines Financial Regulation, Past and Future

"Why Too Big to Fail?" HIGH POINT, N.C., June 3, 2010 — In the wake of the global economic meltdown in the fall of 2008, many people around the world have been asking "what happened" and "how do we keep it from happening again?" While the causes are now well known, ther…

Drama Meets Comedy, Satire Meets Tragedy in New Novel

KUWAIT CITY, June 2, 2010 — In "A Column named The World We Live In" (published by AuthorHouse), author Ali M. blends several genres and writing techniques to reflect on life, human nature and the world. The vignettes revolve around six characters, each living in different places aroun…

Solving the Supernatural

New Thriller Mixes Mystery with Supernatural Elements EL PASO, Texas, June 2, 2010 — In her new work of fiction, "Within" (published by AuthorHouse), Marty Cedillos takes an old family fable and brings it to life with supernatural twists and thrilling revelations. When Aimee Gable&#…

Psychotic Man's ULTIMATE VOYAGE

NOTE: HYPERSPACE IS NOT A WORK OF SCIENCE-FICTION BROOKLYN, N.Y., May 27, 2010 — In a letter received by Stanley I. Brookoff – the author of the new novel HYPERSPACE (published by AuthorHouse) – from noted French obstetrician, Frederick Leboyer, Dr. Leboyer wrote: "The mistre…

Interpreter for Seven Presidents Details Art of the Profession

Book Provides New Perspectives Inside and Outside the Oval Office ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 27, 2010 — For the general public, what actually goes on inside the White House remains a mystery. An interpreter for seven past American presidents, Harry Obst has just released his new book, White House Inter…

'Telling ED NO!': Eating Disorder Survivor Shares Her Story and Recovery Tools in Groundbreaking Book

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., May 25, 2010 — Cheryl Kerrigan gave 22 years of her life to a destructive and devastating eating disorder before finally finding freedom in recovery. In her new book, "Telling ED NO! and Other Practical Tools to Conquer Your Eating Disorder and Find Freedom" (publi…

New Book Helps Combat America's Child Obesity Epidemic

"The Andersuns: Jarrell's Sweet Tooth" Reinforces Healthy Eating Habits Among Children HARTFORD, Conn., May 25, 2010 — According to Michelle Obama's initiative against childhood obesity, "Let's Move," obesity in children has tripled over the last 30…

'Panic Child': The True Story of Overcoming a Lifetime of Neglect and Sexual Abuse

PHILLIPSBURG, N.J., May 20, 2010 — The traumas of childhood neglect and sexual abuse are never forgotten as victims mature into adulthood. Often, these individuals fall into a life of anger, domestic violence, resentment, depression and substance abuse. In her heart wrenching and yet hopeful m…

Selling Real Estate Can't Be a Hobby, Author Warns

New book shares what to expect through real-life trials BAKERSFIELD, Calif., May 20, 2010 — Selling real estate may seem to be the perfect way to make a little extra cash, but in her new book, So You Think You Want to Sell Real Estate, author and real estate broker-associate Michelle Overstreet makes…

'Only His Sheep Will Raise Their Heads': New Study of End Times Revisits Scripture for a Better Understanding of Prophecy

BRANSON, Mo., May 14, 2010 — The thought that the end is near is a haunting one, and many of us are brought to consider what answers lie in God's holy word. Nelda Larson and Janette Trost sought out these revelations from the pages of the Bible and have compiled their findings in their new book, �…

New Thriller Follows the 'Hunter and the Hunted'

John Powell III Tells Story of Murderous Chase in Violent, Erotic Psychological Thriller PEARLAND, Texas, May 14, 2010 — Nathan Kleinman lives a relatively satisfying life working as a 27-year-old part-time paramedic and head of nightclub security at the Houston dance club Enigma, while indul…

'P.S. Don't Tell Your Mother': A Story of Love, Tolerance and Lessons Learned Between a 13-Year-Old Girl and Her Irish-Canadian Nana

VANCOUVER, May 7, 2010 — Margo Bates' debut novel, P.S. Don't Tell Your Mother, brings to life the rough-and-tumble world of Canada's frontier northwest in the late 50s and early 60s. Part fact, part fiction, P.S. Don't Tell Your Mother is based on hundreds of letters Margo e…

'Men of the Compass': Fictional Tale Explores a New Twist on One of the World's Greatest Discoveries

NEW ALBANY, Ind., May 6, 2010 — Sea voyages, revenge and a magic compass drive men together and apart in Men of the Compass. A new twist on one of the world's greatest discoveries — the compass, this story explores how common enemies have the power to unite people. Set in Ireland in 450 A.D.…

Understanding Social Space May Help Us Fight Genocide

BALTIMORE, May 6, 2010 — Physicists study physical space. Geneticists study biological space. In Our Quest for Effective Living, author Fred Emil Katz studies social space. This isn't the kind of social space we access through Facebook or an Internet chat room, but the interchanges betwee…

'Romance in Jamaica': Thrilling New Play Weaves Tale of Young Love, Jealousy and Murder

BRONX, N.Y., May 5, 2010 — Pauline, Tonecia, Marlon and Maurice are young and loving life. They are living in the moment and enjoying their Romance in Jamaica (published by AuthorHouse), the thrilling new romantic play by Pauline Patricia Hong. These four main characters featured in Romance in Ja…

'All Dolled Up in Sugar': A Guide for Cake and Cookie Decorating at Home

STERLING, Va., May 4, 2010 — Just in time for Mother's Day, author Debra J. Mosely invites women, families, mothers and daughters to delight in her collection of sweet treats. In her new book, "The Cake & Cookie Closet: All Dolled Up in Sugar" (published by AuthorHouse), Mosel…

A Pharmacist's Addiction: Anne D's 'Road to Recovery' from Drug Addiction Was Made All the More Rocky by Her Easy and Unlimited Access to Controlled Substances

ORANGEBURG, S.C., May 4, 2010 — The most difficult part of Anne D's job as a small-town pharmacist was not her hours or conflicts with customers and co-workers, as one might expect. Anne's biggest obstacle to overcome at work was her daily exposure to the drugs to which she was addicted. I…

'I Remember Gospel': Author Chronicles His Life Singing Black Gospel as a Caucasian in the 1960s

CITRUS HEIGHTS, Calif., April 27, 2010 — Imagine being onstage during a black gospel concert in the '60s and '70s with some of the most famous gospel groups of all time. Imagine traveling through the South during the 1960s as the only Caucasian artist in a group of African American singer…

We, the People: Democracy or Democrazy?

Author and Veteran Shares Insight into Government Policy and Change in Nonfiction Examination CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich., April 27, 2010 — In his nonfiction book, "'New Ideas' for the Twenty First Century: 'Let's Take Our Country Back'" (published by AuthorHou…

A Woman's Place

Joanna Bradshaw shares the stories of her lifetime – the obstacles that she struggled to overcome and the joy that she experienced breaking through the glass ceiling of the retail industry FORT LEE, N.J., April 23, 2010 — In the 1960s, a man walked on the moon. A man delivered his rousing "…

'Reflections of a Poetic Judge': James J. Brown Releases Book of Poems Dedicated to the Creativity in All of Us

RALEIGH, N.C., April 23, 2010 — Just in time for National Poetry Month in April, Hon. James J. Brown offers readers his new poetry collection "Reflections of a Poetic Judge" (published by AuthorHouse), dedicating his book to the creativity in all of us. A new voice enters the literary wo…

A Return to Sugarland, Where Things Have Gone Sour

Second Book in Children's Series Brings Back Familiar Faces for a New Adventure THORNHILL, Ontario, April 21, 2010 — A grandfather with a knack for storytelling, author Harold Krakower offers readers the second book in the charming Sugarland Series with Sugarland: Volume 2 Trouble in Suga…

An Unconventional Guide to Raising Super-Special Children

When Doctors, Medicines, Prayers and Tears Don't Help an Autistic Child RED LION, Pa., April 21, 2010 — Howard Rodgers remembers the day his son was born. His mind was teeming with positive thoughts about how this small child would change the world.  Then, reality came back – for a very l…

'Ima Nobody Becomes Somebody': New Children's Book Tells Story of Overcoming Bullying

LUBBOCK, Texas, April 15, 2010 — Most every child has experienced some kind of teasing in their life, and Ima Nobody is no exception. In Ima Nobody Becomes Somebody by Brenda Poage, Ima, a quirky but lovable first-grader, attempts to conquer her bullies and go from a nobody to a somebody. Ima is a litt…