New acquisitions slated for 2019-2020 releases; something for everyone

TouchPoint Press is excited to share the following list of titles acquired since November 2018. These titles will be forthcoming at the end of 2019 throughout 2020. The eclectic list means there will be something for everyone. Even more exciting, this is only a partial list and many more titles will be coming through the rest of 2019, including an adorable children’s picture book and more mystery and murder than you can handle.

Click on the author’s name next to each title to learn more about them and their previous books, if applicable. 

 

THE CASE OF THE STOLEN CAR, THE CASE OF THE AGGRAVATED ASSAULT and THE CASE OF THE COVERED-UP SHOOTING, by Lindsay Downs

Fiction: Mystery/Crime – Lindsay Downs’s THE CASE OF THE STOLEN CAR, investigating a stolen antique car and a murdered Army lieutenant’s cremains, which reveal deadly secrets that lead back to 1969 South L.A. and Vietnam, THE CASE OF THE MISSING SPOOK, THE CASE OF THE DOUBLE AGENT, THE CASE OF THE AGGRAVATED ASSAULT, and THE CASE OF THE COVERED-UP SHOOTING, an Upson Family Mystery, to TouchPoint Press, in a five-book deal, for publication in 2020 (world). Rights: info@touchpointpress.com

MISERY ROCK, by Reagan Keeter

Fiction: Mystery/Crime – Reagan Keeter’s MISERY ROCK, in which, after learning her husband is a killer, a mother risks her life to stop him before he can kill again, to Sheri Williams at TouchPoint Press, for publication in 2020 (world).

WHITECAPS ON THE LAKE, by Alice Licata

Fiction: Mystery/Crime – PhD in clinical psychology Alice Licata’s WHITECAPS ON THE LAKE, in which, after the sudden loss of her father, an Italian-American with everything to live for and one thing to kill for discovers something among her father’s personal effects that leads her to embark on a wild treasure hunt with her Alzheimer’s-ridden mother and an ill-behaved Chihuahua in tow, to Ashley Carlson at TouchPoint Press, by Stephanie Hansen at Metamorphosis Literary Agency.

DANI’S INFERNO, by Scott Rutherford

Fiction: General – Scott Rutherford’s DANI’S INFERNO, in which the Prodigal Son was a daughter, addicted and abandoned in the darkest corner of the dying early ’90s Sunset Strip, where she discovers there are no limits to a father’s love or to the sacrifices a daddy will make for his little girl, to Ashley Carlson at TouchPoint Press, for publication in 2020 (world). Rights: info@touchpointpress.com

THE WHITE FIELD, by Douglas Cole

Fiction: Mystery/CrimeTwo-time Pushcart nominee Doulgas Cole’s THE WHITE FIELD, in which an ex-con’s pursuit of the American dream becomes the American nightmare when he is thrust into a web of unforeseen circumstances and a new life among netherworld characters, leading him to fight to escape a criminal path more harrowing than the one he left behind, to Ashley Carlson at TouchPoint Press, for publication in 2020 (world). Rights: info@touchpointpress.com

DO NO HARM, by James Cohoon

Fiction: ThrillerJames Cohoon’s DO NO HARM, in which medical student falls for a fellow student whose past demons lead her to become an accomplice in his plan to avenge the death of his father, to Sheri Williams at TouchPoint Press, for publication in 2020 (world).

LOST GIRLS, by Ellen Birkett Morris

Fiction: Women’s/Romance – Teacher Ellen Birkett Morris’s LOST GIRLS, exploring the experiences of women and girls as they grieve, find love, face uncertainty, take stands, find their futures, and say goodbye to the past, to Sheri Williamsat TouchPoint Press, for publication in 2020 (world).

ENEMIES OF DOVES, by Shanessa Gluhm

Fiction: General – Elementary school librarian Shanessa Gluhm’s ENEMIES OF DOVES, a tale of family secrets, jealousy, and deception told in alternating timelines from World War II to 1992, to Ashley Carlson at TouchPointPress, for publication in 2020 (world).

BOTH DARKNESS AND LIGHT, by Michelle Thorne

Fiction: Women’s/Romance – Michelle Thorne’s BOTH DARKNESS AND LIGHT, the first book in the Both/And series, in which a traumatized girl who can’t stand to be touched falls in love with a blind man who sees with his hands, to Ashley Carlson at TouchPoint Press, in a four-book deal, Amy Brewer and and Patty Carothers at Metamorphosis Literary Agency.

LIGHTHOUSE ON TORTOLA, by Dale Rogers

Fiction: Women’s/Romance – Dale Rogers’s LIGHTHOUSE ON TORTOLA, in which a photojournalist seeks to clear an innocent person’s name and find evidence against a wealthy adversary while falling in love, to Sheri Williams at TouchPointPress, for publication in 2020 (world).

COMBAT!, by Dennis Peterson

Non-fiction: GeneralDennis Peterson’s COMBAT! LESSONS ON SPIRITUAL WARFARE FROM MILITARY HISTORY, surveying the military history of Israel from Abram’s operation to rescue Lot through the fall of Jerusalem and examining our spiritual warfare in the light of military history and modern military organization, to Sheri Williams at TouchPoint Press, with Ashley Carlson editing, for publication in 2020 (world).

HORSESHOES AND HAND GRENADES, by S.M. Stevens

Fiction: New Adult – S.M. Stevens’s HORSESHOES AND HAND GRENADES, touching on #MeToo subjects, wherein women reach new highs and lows in life, work, and romance, while struggling to make sense of the abusive relationships that haunt them, to Sheri Williams at TouchPoint Press, for publication in 2019 (world).

PARSON TO PERSON, by Russell Noble

Non-fiction: General – Russell Noble’s PARSON TO PERSON: 3 THINGS GOD WANTS YOU TO KNOW ABOUT LIFE, an approach to being an overcomer, living your best life, and listening to what God has to say, to Sheri Williams at TouchPoint Press, with Ashley Carlson editing, for publication in 2020 (world).

THE TREBORS, by Caroline Barney

Fiction: Sci-Fi/Fantasy – Caroline Barney’s THE TREBORS, in which four heroes go off to save their fathers, to Sheri Williams at TouchPoint Press, for publication in 2020 (world).

STRAIGHT OUT OF BROOKLYN, by R.J. Cardullo

Non-fiction: General – R.J. Cardullo’s STRAIGHT OUT OF BROOKLYN: A CRITICAL MEMOIR, detailing the author’s Italian-American beginnings in 1950s New York and the profound effect that his extended, working-class family has had on his life, to Sheri Williams at TouchPoint Press, for publication in 2020 (world).

THE CASE OF THE BOARDING HOUSE MURDER, THE CASE OF THE PERFECT MURDER and THE CASE OF THE SMUGGLED ARTWO, by Lindsay Downs

Fiction: Mystery/Crime – Lindsay Downs’s THE CASE OF THE BOARDING HOUSE MURDER, THE CASE OF THE MISSING JEWELS, THE CASE OF DEATH AT THE DINNER TABLE, THE CASE OF THE MISSING GROOM, THE CASE OF THE FALSE ARREST, THE CASE OF THE BLACK WIDOW, THE CASE OF THE PERFECT MURDER, THE CASE OF THE SMUGGLED ARTWORK, and THE CASE OF MISTAKEN IDENTITY, which comprise the Upson PI Mystery series, to Sheri Williams at TouchPoint Press, in a multi-book deal, for publication in 2019 (world).

BLOOD ON THEIR HANDS, by Robert Brink

Fiction: Mystery/Crime – Robert Brink’s BLOOD ON THEIR HANDS, in which after witnessing police brutality, friends become involved in a legal battle, with one defending a black man from Trinidad, to Sheri Williams at TouchPoint Press, for publication in 2019 (world).

AS IF SOMETHING HAPPENED, by Julie Murphy

Fiction: Sci-Fi/Fantasy – Julie Murphy’s AS IF SOMETHING HAPPENED, in which students, 14 to 15 years old, will be injected with other students’ genes—to see life from another’s point of view, to Sheri Williams at TouchPoint Press, for publication in 2019 (world).

THE INTERN, by Peter Hogenkamp

Fiction: General – Peter Hogenkamp’s THE INTERN, about how a woman has always wanted to be a doctor and her journey towards that goal, to Sheri Williams at TouchPoint Press, for publication in 2019 (world).

RECKONINGS, by Daniel Doeden

Fiction: Mystery/Crime – Daniel Doeden’s RECKONINGS, told in the voice of a heroine as she recounts the story of her search at age 16 to find her mother’s murderer, to Sheri Williams at TouchPoint Press, for publication in 2019 (world).

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