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Featured Books

The House at 758

A Pain This Deep May Never Subside

Sixteen-year-old Krista is still grieving the untimely death of her mother when her father’s new girlfriend, Marie, moves into their home. Krista’s father has already moved on and wants Krista to do the same, but she’s not ready to resume a normal life yet. To make matters worse, her best and only remaining friend, Lyla, […]

Life Detonated

A Single Moment Can Change Everything

On September 11, 1976, Kathleen Murray was a young mother whose life was drastically changed when her husband, Brian Murray, a NYPD bomb disposal expert, was killed by the accidental detonation of a terrorist’s bomb.   Life Detonated is a powerful memoir that tells the story of a young woman’s journey out of poverty and […]

Second Acts

A testament to the enduring power of female friendship.

From midtown Manhattan to a Florida suburb, from coastal Savannah to the hills of Rome, the interwoven tales of three lives unfold in the voices of Sarah, Miriam, and Beth. Their unshakable friendship takes root in a Buffalo college dorm in the late 1960’s. Fueled by the optimism and bravado of that era, they charge into adulthood with lofty ideas and high expectations. They were, as Beth would later observe, “the first generation of women who felt entitled to interesting lives.”

The Secret Island of Edgar Dewitt

Falling between two worlds.

Edgar Dewitt is the new kid in town. Moving from Alabama to Mount Lanier, Washington has been quite the change, and Edgar quickly realizes making new friends won’t be as easy as he thought. On his first day in town, he meets one of Mount Lanier’s best: the incorrigible Chris Weedy, who’s as bright as sack of socks and as mean as you can get.

Dewey Fairchild: Parent Problem Solver

Dewey's biggest case is his own.

Dewey Fairchild isn’t just good with parents, he’s great with them. He’s so good at handling parents that he’s built a thriving business out of it. He even has a secretary, Clara—a great alibi and an even better baker. Dewey settles the most troublesome of cases, from an overprotective mom who won’t let her child go to class on her own, to a dad who can’t stop picking his nose any chance he gets!

The Mourning Parade

Where do you go when you've lost everything?

Single mom and veterinarian Natalie DeAngelo lost everything the day her two sons were killed in a school shooting. Following her psychiatrist’s advice, she decides to sell her once-happy home to escape the immense pain and grief of living there alone.


    Amberjack Publishing, founded in 2014, is an independent small press of fiction books with offices in New York and Idaho. Amberjack’s books are distributed by Midpoint Trade Books, one of the largest distributors in the industry.


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