Omnific Publishing Announces 1st Interactive Enhanced eBook App for Poughkeepsie by Debra Anastasia

Over a year in the making, Omnific Publishing breaks the rules again and brings the gritty and engaging world of Poughkeepsie to life as it celebrates the release of a cutting-edge, interactive app that will transform the romance reader experience.
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LOS ANGELES - Jan. 17, 2014 - PRLog -- Omnific Publishing and author Debra Anastasia aren’t big on rules, so when the enhanced eBook idea – a format that has primarily been limited to academic and children’s media – they went for it.  Romance readers are in for a real surprise in that this is the first of its kind, not only for the indie publishing company, but for the genre in general. This super-sized, interactive Enhanced Poughkeepsie eBook is a one-of-a-kind, first ever reader experience boasting more than 47,000 additional words, not to mention a15 song soundtrack by Ron Pope, Rustic Overtones, Violent Winter, Monoxide G, Jeff Epstein and the Cityline Singers, and Bo Heart that serenades you while you read. iPad App users will enjoy 20 videos, interviews, how-to tutorials and recipes, behind the scenes video, 100+ author selected photos, moving gifs, Foley artist sound effects, and director’s comments as this uniquely interactive eBook brings the beautifully developed, perfectly flawed, fictional world of this rule-breaking romance to life.

“This is the ultimate love letter to my readers,” says Poughkeepsie author, Debra Anastasia.

The enhanced eBook APP for Poughkeepsie by Debra Anastasia is exclusively available for iPad users via the APP store on your device.  Additional Apple and Droid platform apps will be available soon.

"I am totally loving this new way to "read" a book. The moment I launched the app I knew I was in for a treat! I loved and appreciated how the first thing I saw was a video of Debra telling us all about the app. The additional stories and all the accompanying videos just make the reading experience that much richer! I'm so digging the music, I'm listening to it as I read. It's like opening a gift at every swipe! This isn't reading, it's an experience!" – Francine P.

“The Poughkeepsie Enhanced EBook brings reading to a whole new level.  The author is an amazing writer, and she paints some very vivid scenes and characters for you in the book...the Enhanced EBook takes it a step further.  The added scenes give the reader some new perspectives to the story.  The music, sound effects and the photos help even the most limited of imaginations to really step foot into the story.  This app is in one word...GENIUS.  I wasn't sure I could love this story more than I already do.  The app proved me wrong because it's like experiencing this story I love so much as though it was the first time I read it and through different eyes.  What a brilliant idea.  Books will never be the same.”  -- Eve

The Poughkeepsie Enhanced ebook can be previewed on iTunes or the iPad Apps Store using search keywords: Omnific Publishing and Poughkeepsie.

Poughkeepsie SYNOPSIS:  He counts her smiles every day and every night at the train station. Morning and evening, a beautiful commuter acknowledges him, just like he’s anyone else on the platform. But Blake Hartt is not like the others. He’s homeless. Memories of a broken childhood have robbed him of peace and twisted delusions into his soul. He stays secluded from the sun, sure the world would run from him in the harsh light of day.

Tracing the path of her daily trek to the city, Livia McHugh is convinced she’s the same. The same as a million other girls. Nothing special—certainly no one to be cherished. She continues on her way, smiling politely at everyone, never imagining that some people rely on her simple human gesture to jumpstart their day.

Then comes the moment when Livia must do more than smile. She steps into the fray to defend the homeless man, never expecting his voice to trickle so thrillingly down her spine.  After the danger subsides, their smiles become conversation. Their words usher in a friendship, which awakens something within each of them as it evolves into love.

It seems simple, and it’s certainly exciting, but their bond must soon prove its strength. Entanglements from the past will prove a challenge to both their love and their lives.

Blake’s heart beats for Livia’s, even if her hands have to keep its rhythm. Love is patient. Love is kind. Love never fails. Love never fails, right?

Media Notes

Debra is a writer and mother from Maryland. Book signings and author events to be announced. Please see for more information.

Publication date:  November 22, 2011

Enhanced eBook Release: January 16, 2014

978-1-936305-94-0  (print)

978-1-936305-95-7  (ebook)

B00B1NW9AO  (audiobook)

Paperback & e-book:  372 pages

Stockists:, Barnes and Noble, Omnific Publishing

Giveaways:  Available upon request.

Omnific Publishing, a registered LLC that was founded in 2009, represents Debra Anastasia. It is a female-owned and operated independent publishing company that seeks to publish fresh, relevant and entertaining fiction in a number of different media, including eBooks, audio books, and print editions. Omnific Publishing specializes in the genre of romance, including contemporary, historical, paranormal, suspense, and erotic romance.

For more information about Omnific Publishing, please send inquiries to:

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Omnific Publishing, founded in 2009, is an independent, female-owned and operated, publisher of romantic fiction that breaks the mold of traditional romance with stories that excite, inspire, amuse, and amaze.

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