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The Crown Lord

William Sirls

Publisher: Rare Bird Books, A Vireo Book

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William Sirls has a huge following amongst Christian readersThe Crown Lord is not overtly Christian, so he did not publish with his previous publisherWe're looking to move his audience to a broader oneSirls has lived quite a life—he was convicted of running a Ponzi scheme and served prison time, which is where he got the idea for The Crown LordWe'll be doing advertising and promo at BEA with this bookAudio rights have sold, as wellA movie starring Louis Gossett, Jr. was made of his previous book The ReasonLouis and William are traveling together for promo of that movie, and are mentioning The Crown Lord on their tourOutreach to major media, such as New York Times Book Review, Washington Post, and Los Angeles TimesEvents in LA wih Cuba Gooding Jr. as possible in conversation partner

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