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Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, July 23, 2005

Copper Press is announcing the pre-release of a 235 page novel entitled The Time Keeper by Kevin E. Cropp. The retail price of the book is $14, and is available at a publisher’s discount of 20% at, or by contacting the publisher directly at 910.619.0605.

The novel will be available at all major booksellers in September, 2005. Diagnosed with terminal cancer at the age of thirty eight, Linda Wails has only one dying wish -- to make amends with her seventeen year old son. With the North Carolina state baseball finals in full swing, Corey Wails has more important matters to attend than his mother’s recent wish to start anew. But Linda Wails knows best that it is now or never for these two self-reliant individuals. One thing is certain, the Time Keeper will not be kept waiting.

Company Vice President, Hadley Goodman says, “In today’s busy world, readers will enjoy a book they can read easily and walk away with thoughts about their own lives.”

Copper Press is a new publishing company headquartered in Wrightsville Beach, NC. The company’s vision is to persist and excel in the growing book publishing marketplace by offering readers a new choice.

A Launch Party was held on the lawn at Seapath Towers on Thursday, June 30, 2005. The author did a reading, and autographed copies of the book for invited participants.


ISBN: 0-9760506-0-9

For more information on the product, to read a chapter, or to order online, visit the Copper Press website at

Media Contact
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More Press:
Press Release, October 3, 2005 "The Time Keeper Takes on a New Look"
Press Release, August 1, 2005 "National Book Tour Begins in Missoula, Montana"
Press Release, July 23, 2005 “Pre-Release Launch Party Held in Wrightsville Beach, NC for Local Author"
Lumina News, July 10, 2005 “Launch Party Held for Local Author’s New Book”

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