(PRWEB) January 31, 2005
WHO: Mark Jeffrey, New Hampshire, native and University of New Hampshire alum. now a noted Hollywood new media producer and author of the newly published Sci-Fi and Fantasy novel ÂThe Pocket And The PendantÂ (http://www.pocketandpendant.com) (Lulu Press, 220 pages, October 2004).
WHAT: Readings and Book Signings at area Barnes & Noble stores. Author Mark Jeffrey, a featured reader at the 30th Annual World Fantasy Convention will conduct readings from his new highly acclaimed Sci-Fi Fantasy novel, ÂThe Pocket and The PendantÂ which reviewers online are comparing to the Harry Potter.
WHEN: Friday, February 4, 2005: Manchester, NH, Barnes & Noble, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday: February 5, 2005: Portsmouth, N.H. Barnes & Noble, 2:00 p.m. and Manchester, BH, Barnes & Noble, 7:30 p.m.
(Note teens and adults are welcome at the signing since the book is aimed at both audiences.)
ABOUT ÂThe Pocket and the PendantÂ by Mark Jeffrey- ISBN- 1-4116-1323-6
(from the back cover) Max Quick was a very strange little boy indeedÂ but even he didnÂt suspect how strange Âuntil time itself stops the world over. Now, he must unravel an ancient mystery drenched in magic books, the lost Sumerian civilization, a curious rogue planet in our own solar system, and a bizarre slushy nether-time called Âthe PocketÂ
Mark Jeffrey has spent most of his life as an entrepreneur, ÂThe Pocket and the PendantÂ released in fall, 2004 is his first novel. Jeffrey has co-founded three online media companies, the most recent of which was sold to Barry DillerÂs IAC in 2004. His first project, The Palace was backed by Time Warner and attracted an audience of more than 10 million users and was selected as one of ÂThe Best of 1996Â by Entertainment Weekly. Mark has been named as one of HollywoodÂs Â50 Creatives to WatchÂ by VARIETY magazine. Mark loves riding his Harley, working out at the gym and writing about cool things. Although he grew up in the northern wildwoods of New Hampshire, he now lives in sunny Santa Monica, California.
A free preview, including the first two chapters of the book, is available in .pdf format for immediate download at http://www.pocketandpendant.com. The website also features cover art, news and updates about the book, reviews and a blog. Note the newest addition to the site is free MP3 digital downloads of the audio version of these chapters. The novel is also available online at http://www.lulu.com and at Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble.com.