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New Releases from Elk Lake: The Lost Generation by Erica Marie Hogan; Miracle on Maple Street by Linda Wood Rondeau; The White Rose by Ace Collins; Weighed Down by Laurie Boulden; Bible Characters Through the Ages: Books Four (Esther), Five (Isaac), and Six (Jacob); Pursuing Gold by Cynthia L. Simmons; 28 First Kisses by Sandra D. Barnes; Tomodachi: Yesterday’s Enemy by Zillah Williams.
Elk Lake Committed to ‘Publishing the Positive’
Independent Publisher Focuses on Inspirational Books
PLYMOUTH, Mass. (October 20, 2016)—Elk Lake Publishing, Inc. announces the acquisition of the assets of Elk Lake Publishing from the Book Club Network, Inc. and looks forward to its future “Publishing the Positive.”
An independent, royalty-paying publisher, Elk Lake offers over 100 books by more than 70 authors in a wide-range of categories. With fiction titles for everyone from children to tweens to young adults and adults, in genres such as mystery, romance, historical, science fiction, and fantasy, plus select nonfiction offerings, Elk Lake is committed to publishing books that point people to Jesus Christ.
Elk Lake’s publisher and editor-in-chief, Deb Haggerty, provides established authors the writing environment they need to flourish, while successfully launching new writers as well.
“We exist to captivate our readers and carry them to places of escape, encouragement, education, and entertainment—to broaden their horizons and urge them to new heights. More than anything else, we want to point people to Jesus Christ,” Haggerty said.
Elk Lake has a broad stable of highly respected authors, such as Andrew (Ace) Collins, Rebecca Price Janney, Kathy Macias, Mike Lynch, and Randall Arthur, as well is its newest authors, Aaron Gansky, Anne Baxter Campbell, and Kerstin Lindquist of QVC fame.
Elk Lake’s upcoming releases include: Pursuing Gold: A Novel of the Civil War—Cynthia L. Simmons; Weighed Down: A Love Story Worth Lifting Up—Laurie Boulden; Tomodachi: Yesterday’s Enemy—Zillah Williams; Miracle on Maple Street—Linda Wood Rondeau; The Lost Generation: A Novel of World War I—Erica Hogan; and Forgotten Road—a Randall Arthur rerelease.
Deb Haggerty, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, is a published author, management consultant, and professional speaker. After thirteen years with AT&T, she left to start Positive Connections® (www.PositiveConnect.com) in 1985, which specializes in employee relations and communication. A 16-year-plus breast cancer survivor, she encourages women to take control of their health care and provides resources for them and those who walk with them on their journeys through her website www.PositiveHope.com. For over 30 years, she’s written about her experiences and has been published in over 20 books and has over 50 articles to her credit. She has spoken throughout the United States and has been on the staff at several writers’ conferences, including the Glorieta Christian Writers’ Conference, CLASSeminars, and the Florida Christian Writers’ Conference.
Elk Lake Publishing, Inc., is an independent, royalty-paying Christian publisher whose motto is “Publishing the Positive.” Find Elk Lake online at www.elklakepublishinginc.com and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ElkLakePublishingInc.
Meet the Publisher
Deb Haggerty is a prolific blogger, astute business woman, and a die-hard visionary. She founded Positive Connections® (PositiveConnect.com), her management consulting practice in 1985, following thirteen years as a manager with Southern Bell/AT&T.
In 2000, she founded Positive Hope (PositiveHope.com), a breast cancer ministry, which gives encouragement and education to those with breast cancer, their families, and friends. She speaks on the topic from a faith-based perspective as she describes her journey.
Deb loves Christian literature and reviews books and interviews authors on her blog, (PositiveGrace.com). She loves encouraging both readers and authors with her words.
Deb is one of the clearest communicators you’ll ever meet. Featured in The Communication Coach, The Masters’ Collection, Intimate Encounters with God, and over twenty other books, she’s also published numerous articles. She has taught at writers’ conferences across the country and has served on staff for the CLASSeminar and Personality Training Workshops as well as speaking for many corporate clients. Deb is a strong Christian with a love of sharing God’s grace.
In 2016, Deb purchased Elk Lake Publishing to pursue one of her greatest loves. She’s fiercely passionate about spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ by publishing positive Christian books. As she says, “Everything I’ve done in my life has brought me to this moment where God is fulfilling every dream for His glory. I’m so excited!
Deb is also a popular public speaker. Her topics include: Communicating with Confidence, God’s Grace, and Tips and Tricks for Working with Editors and Publishers. She lives in Plymouth, MA, with her husband of over 33 years, Roy, and Coki the Dog.