The Great American Novel - 'Marcella' Breaks New Ground
Released on = October 23, 2005, 3:56 pm
Press Release Author = Dreamry, Inc.
Industry = Media
Press Release Summary = JP McDonald, published by iUniverse, Inc., the leading
provider of publishing technology solutions for authors, announced today the
publication of his first novel, 'Marcella: Princess or Pawn.'
Press Release Body = Marcella: Princess or Pawn - In this action-packed novel, two
American mercenaries are tapped to rescue a beautiful Spanish foreign-exchange
student who has become an unwitting political hostage in the Middle East. Filled
with thrilling and explosive scenes of combat, interlaced with entertaining bouts of
humor, with all the gusto of a true suspense novel, 'Marcella: Princess or Pawn' is
the 'must-have' book of the year.
'An innocent child in a world of sinister dealings and shady characters, Marcella
Cortez had to grow up quickly. While on an educational trip that takes her from a
small town in southern Spain to Saudi Arabia, she becomes a pawn in the greatest
political chess match in recent history.'
A first-rate novel from a first-time author - Though 'Marcella: Princess or Pawn' is
JP McDonald's first novel, it has the look and feel of an accomplished piece of work
by someone quite experienced in the art of telling an exciting story.
"To have this book finally appear in print is a thrill for me," Mr. McDonald states."It is the fulfillment of a life's dream. I am very passionate about this story
("Marcella: Princess or Pawn") and the characters are like a part of my family."
An adventurous novel that will grab you from the very first chapter and hold you
until the final turn of the last page. A story that will leave you wanting more
right from the beginning.
One of the most exciting and fun stories you will ever read. If this were a movie
you would need some popcorn!
About JP McDonald - "I have poured my heart and soul into this book but I am not
looking for fame nor fortune. I simply consider this a personal achievement for
which I am very proud." JP McDonald lives with his family in Las Vegas, Nevada.
About 'Marcella: Princess or Pawn' - Published September 2005 by iUniverse, Inc.,
available in softcover (ISBN number 0-595-36525-6) for $12.95, hardcover (ISBN
number 0-595-67386-4) for $22.95, and as an Adobe eBook (ISBN number 0-595-80959-6)
for $6.00. Now available at iUniverse.com, Amazon.com, BarnesAndNoble.com,
BooksaMillion.com and Marcella.cc among others.
iUniverse provides individuals a simple, fast and affordable way to publish, market,
and sell fiction and nonfiction books. The company is one of the largest book
publishing companies in the United States. iUniverse eliminates the necessity of
massive print runs, dramatically shortens time-to-market, and gives authors control
over when and how their works are published. iUniverse publishing programs are
endorsed by industry leading author organizations, including the Authors Guild and
the ASJA. iUniverse is a proud member of the Association of American Publishers,
Publishers Marketing Association, and Small Publishers Association of North America.
The company's major investors include Warburg Pincus and Barnes & Noble.
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Web Site = http://www.marcella.cc
Contact Details = James McDonald
8635 Sahara Avenue #430
Las Vegas, NV 89117
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