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writer, publisher : info@pumpjackpress.com
Kathleen McFall
Pumpjack Press
PO Box 10711, Portland, OR 97296
http://www.pumpjackpress.com
twitter: http://www.twitter.com/cowboyvamp



This writer is looking for an agent
GENRES & SPECIALTIES
Smart genre fiction
MOST RECENT PROJECTS
The Bonnie and Clyde Trilogy

What if Bonnie and Clyde survived?
An explosive alt-history thriller that reimagines the lives of the outlaw lovers

Book 1: Resurrection Road (May 2017)
Book 2: Dam Nation (March 2018)
Book 3: Radioactive (May 2019)

“A fantastic story of actions, consequences, and the driving forces that turn the chaos of youth into a measured effort to achieve redemption in adulthood. Readers seeking an engrossing read that continually twists history to provide thought-provoking new outcomes will relish the blend of action and psychology that make Resurrection Road exceptional.” Midwest Book Review

“Centered on an intriguing question: What if Bonnie and Clyde weren't gunned down in 1934, but were instead kidnapped by a secret organization that wanted to ensure the New Deal overcame bitter opposition from the 1 percent? Bonnie and Clyde: Resurrection Road is a taut, fast-paced, fun read that cuts agilely back and forth between the anti-heroes' Depression-era escapades and a modern-day reporter trying to revive his career with a big scoop, while addressing serious topics such as income inequality.” The Oregonian

“As the rich get richer and the middle class becomes more desperate in present-day America, Resurrection Road is a timely reminder that sometimes the solution to a problem comes from the least likely source. Sex, danger and intrigue, coupled with just the right dose of cheeky humor.” East Oregonian Newspaper

“Hays and McFall make their Depression-era tale timely with reflections on wealthy fat cats and a rigged economic system that still ring true. More than that, the story is an exciting ride, with tight corners, narrow escapes, and real romantic heat between Bonnie and Clyde. The novel's framing story (the widowed Bonnie's 1984 recollections) gives the relationships an extra layer of poignancy. Outlaws become patriots in this imaginative, suspenseful what-if story.” Kirkus Reviews

BEST-KNOWN PROJECTS
The Cowboy and the Vampire Collection

Book 1: A Very Unusual Romance
Book 2: Blood and Whiskey
Book 3: Rough Trails and Shallow Graves
Book 4: The Last Sunset

Named to Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2014, named to Indie Reader Best Books of 2016, recipient of 2017 Silver IPPY Medal for Horror.

“Riveting, existentialist underpinnings give it depth, the book is a thriller, upping the ante in every chapter, as bullets fly and relationships strain under the weight of old loyalties and new revelations ...It’s more than just the details that set this series apart. Rather, it’s the way the authors utilize those details to create meaningful conflicts and world-altering choices for the characters.Those who missed out on the first book will really have to hang on if they want to follow what’s happening, but it’s worth it for this tale of love and blood in the modern West.” Kirkus Reviews

"Deliciously dark." BookList