Coming in August from All Due Respect: THE ANCESTOR by Lee Matthew Goldberg

 
 
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TAMPA, Fla. - May 20, 2020 - PRLog -- Down & Out Books is pleased to announce that THE ANCESTOR by Lee Matthew Goldberg will be published by its imprint All Due Respect on August 21, 2020 in trade paperback and ebook formats.

About THE ANCESTOR …

A man wakes up in present-day Alaskan wilderness with no idea who he is, nothing on him save an empty journal with the date 1898 and a mirror. He sees another man hunting nearby, astounded that they look exactly alike except for his own beard. After following this other man home, he witnesses a wife and child that brings forth a rush of memories of his own wife and child, except he's certain they do not exist in modern times—but from his life in the late 1800s.

After recalling his name is Wyatt, he worms his way into his doppelganger Travis Barlow's life. Memories become unearthed the more time he spends, making him believe that he'd been frozen after coming to Alaska during the Gold Rush and that Travis is his great-great grandson. Subsequent events turn into a dangerous obsession affecting the Barlows and everyone in their small town, since Wyatt can't be tamed until he also discovers the meaning of why he was able to be preserved on ice for over a century.

Advance praise for THE ANCESTOR …

"A spell-binding epic, an epistolary revelation, a tale as rich as a paying gold mine. The Ancestor is more than a novel. It's an ode to the rich tradition of adventure storytelling…seasoned with ample spice of love and violence and greed." —Matt Phillips, author of Countdown and Know Me from Smoke

Meet the author …

Lee Matthew Goldberg is the author of multiple and nominated for the 2018 Prix du Polar. He is the editor-in-chief and co-founder of Fringe, dedicated to publishing fiction that's outside-of-the-box. His pilots and screenplays have been finalists in Script Pipeline, Book Pipeline, Stage 32, We Screenplay, the New York Screenplay, Screencraft, and the Hollywood Screenplay contests. He is the co-curator of The Guerrilla Lit Reading Series and lives in New York City. Follow him at LeeMatthewGoldberg.com.

All Due Respect has brought you low-life literature since 2010, publishing down and dirty novellas, novels, and short story collections from the best writers in crime fiction. Learn more at AllDueRespectBooks.com.

In its tenth year as an independent publisher of award-winning literary and crime fiction, Down & Out Books (https://downandoutbooks.com) is based in Tampa, Florida. For more information about the book, to request a review copy of the book, or to inquire about an interview with the author, contact info@downandoutbooks.com.

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