Brilliance Audio Acquires Highly-Anticipated New Dark-Suspense Thriller "Creepers" by Best-Selling Author David Morrell.

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New York Times best-selling author David Morrell returns to Brilliance Audio, one of the country's largest audiobook publishers, for the release of his new dark-suspense thriller "Creepers" (September 2005). Brilliance also is remastering and relaunching full-cast recordings of five hit Morrell titles originally published in the mid-80s and early 90s.

Brilliance Audio, Inc. announced today that the company has acquired audio rights to "Creepers" (Hardcover, CDS Books, September 6, 2005) the new dark-suspense thriller by New York Times best-selling author David Morrell, and is relaunching five of his titles which were originally published in the mid-80s and early 90s.

“We’re delighted to have David Morrell back on the Brilliance list,” said Associate Publisher Eileen Hutton, “and we’re celebrating by digitally-remastering the five Morrell titles that we originally published two decades ago. Many of these are full-cast recordings, and they really are wonderful productions. I can’t wait to introduce them to a whole new generation of listeners.”

"Creepers" will go on sale everywhere September 6th 2005, simultaneous with the CDS Books hardcover release. The audio will feature a special afterword to the book titled "Creepers: An Obsession With the Past," read by the author.

The title of Morrell’s new book "Creepers" refers to the slang term for urban explorers—history and architecture enthusiasts who share a passion for exploring abandoned buildings and their dying secrets. The Internet reveals hundreds of thousands of urban-explorer contacts throughout the world. But for every group that decides to publicize itself, there are many who don’t – because urban exploration is illegal and so unsafe it can be deadly.

"Creepers" takes place on a cold October night, when five creepers gather in a run-down motel on the Jersey shore and prepare to break into The Paragon Hotel. Built during the glory days of Asbury Park by a reclusive millionaire, the once-magnificent structure is now boarded up and slated for demolition. But soon after they enter the rat-infested tunnel leading to the hotel, they find more than they bargained for. Danger, fear, and death await the creepers in a place ravaged by time and redolent of evil.

The five titles by Morrell which are being remastered and re-published include "The Brotherhood of the Rose" (1985) on sale in October 2005; "The Fraternity of the Stone" (1985) on sale in December 2005; "The League of Night and Fog" (1988) on sale in May 2006; "The Fifth Profession" (1990) on sale in July 2006; and "The Covenant of the Flame" (1991) on sale in September 2006.

Author David Morrell will be touring in cities nationwide in connection with the publication of "Creepers". In addition to book signings and interviews with the author, contests and giveaways of signed CREEPERS audio book CDs and a grand-prize MP3 Player (supplied by Brilliance Audio), books and other "Creepers" items are being coordinated with print, Internet and radio media. Visit the author’s website and check local listings for signing dates.

David Morrell is the award-winning best-selling author of 28 books. With more than eighteen million copies of his books in print, his fiction has been translated into 26 languages. His highly anticipated new dark-suspense thriller "Creepers" will be released in audio and hardcover in September 2005.

Brilliance is one of the country’s largest audiobook publishers, with product lines including books on tape, books on CD, books on MP3-CDs and downloaded audiobooks. The company was the first audiobook publisher to sell into the book trade, launching a new industry. Today, Brilliance Audio products are available for sale through a wide variety of retailers, both brick-and-mortar and online stores, and through public libraries everywhere.

"Creepers" is available to the trade as:

Brilliance Audio unabridged CD (978-1-59737-466-8) $32.95

Brilliance Audio unabridged MP3-CD (978-1-59737-468-2) $24.95

Brilliance Audio abridged CD: (978-1-59737-0610-8) $24.95

CDS hardcover (1-59315-237-X) in bookstores everywhere September 2005 ($24.95)

Learn more about David Morrell by visiting his website at http://www.davidmorrell.net
Visit "Creepers" online at: http://www.theparagonhotel.com

Contact:

Eileen Hutton

Brilliance Audio

616.846.5256

To schedule an interview with author David Morrell contact:

Sarie Morrell

Publicist

(714) 846-0589

Sarie Morrell Author and Book Promotion

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