Rich and Moving Debut Novel, 'The Pacific Between,' by Asian Immigrant Speaks True To The Heart

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Asian authors are making waves in the literary world. Fans of Asian-American actor-writer and columnist Raymond K. Wong will be thrilled with the release of his debut novel 'The Pacific Between' by Behler Publications. The advance buzz is impressive.

Behler Publications is proud to announce the release of Raymond K. Wong's moving novel, "The Pacific Between." Written with a rich Asian voice that speaks from the heart, Mr. Wong's story reaches in and touches the readers' soul like hot tea on a bleak wintry night.

"Betrayal makes us do strange things."

Imagine returning home to attend your parents’ funeral and discovering that your late father might have had an illicit affair with your ex-lover. The only person who knows the truth is 10,000 miles away. Suspicions, anger and jealousy take American entrepreneur Greg Lockland on a transpacific journey to find the truth about such an affair. One by one, people from the past return to his life, including elusive and perfect Lian. Uncovering the deep-rooted deceptions creates more twists and turns than an old Chinese alleyway.

In this world of wars and natural disasters, we need uplifting stories about what is really important. The Pacific Between evinces the power of unconditional love and deals with personal subjects such as death, estrangement, and betrayal. It is a man's journey to discover himself and the world around him. Told with wit and humor, this nostalgic tale speaks true to the heart about relationships, families, and sacrifices. "The Pacific Between" is not a love story; it is a story about love.

To be released by Behler Publications of Lake Forest, CA, in February, 2006. Available now for pre-order through the publisher as well as all Internet and brick-and-mortar booksellers.

About Raymond K. Wong

Born and raised in Hong Kong, Raymond K. Wong studied creative writing at UCLA and edited at Scholastic in New York. His work has been published in The Asian-American Anthology, Pittsburgh Post Gazette, and Writers Post Journal. His essay, “The Truth about Rains and Floods,” has been included in the anthology Stories of Strength (November 2005) that benefits disaster relief charities and features over 100 other authors such as Orson Scott Card, Wil Wheaton and Robin Lee Hatcher. He also writes a movie column for Actors Ink. When Ray isn't writing, he is a film and television actor (his credits include feature film "Roommates" and TV series "Sex and the City").

Visit Raymond K. Wong's website and read a sample chapter at: http://www.raymondwong.com.

Review copies are available at Bebhler Publications. Contact Lynn Price at lynn (at) behlerpublications (dot) com or 22365 El Toro Road, #135, Lake Forest, CA 92630.

Book Details:

Title: The Pacific Between

Category: General Fiction

Format: 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 Trade Paperback, 234 pages

Price: $14.95

ISBN: 1-933016-32-9

LOC: 2005903200

Publisher: Behler Publications (http://www.behlerpublications.com), 22365 El Toro Road, #135, Lake Forest, CA 92630

Read what others are saying:

Joanne D. Kiggins, author and columnist, says: "There are many plot twists, unpredictable up to the end. I really like that."

Ralph C. Langer, filmmaker, says: "This compelling story keeps me up till the wee hours. A real page turner. I have tears in my eyes at the end, and I'm a guy."

James C. Jackson of the Cincinnati Enquirer/Cincinnat.com says: "The writing is exceptional, especially for a debut novel. The story is captivating. One of the best books I've read."

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