Oceanview Publishing Enters into Representation Agreement with Waterside Productions

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Waterside Productions will handle foreign rights representation for Oceanview's titles.

Oceanview Publishing has entered into an agreement with Waterside Productions, one of the country's leading literary agencies. Waterside will handle foreign rights representation for the Oceanview catalog, which includes: Shadow of Death by Patricia Gussin, The Perfect Assassin by Ward Larsen, South Beach Shakedown by Don Bruns, Death Angel by Martha Powers, Trash Talk by Bob Gussin, Ladykiller by Lawrence Light and Meredith Anthony, as well as the forthcoming The Castro Gene (May 15) by international bestselling author Todd Buchholz, Stuff to Die For (September 1) by Don Bruns, A Grave Breach (October 1) by James Macomber, Egrets to the Flames (November 1) by Barbara Anton, and Twisted Justice (December 1) as well as a trade paper edition of Shadow of Death (December 1) both by Patricia Gussin.

Created to help both new and established authors find a place and a voice in mainstream publishing, Oceanview Publishing's mission is two-fold: to publish great books and to support and develop its stable of writers. Based on a traditional publishing model, Oceanview offers its authors advances and royalties, as well as significant advertising, marketing, and promotional support for each of its titles.

Bob Gussin, CEO of Oceanview, commented, "Our recent affiliation with Waterside only furthers the Oceanview mission. We are steadfast in our commitment to the lasting success of our writers. We look forward to working with Waterside and are confident that our existing authors, as well as future authors, will benefit immensely from our affiliation with Waterside."

Founded in 1982, Waterside agents have successfully represented more than 5,000 books to over 50 publishers, and generated more than $150 Million for authors.

In just over a year since its inception, Oceanview has received a number of awards and accolades, including: Shadow of Death - nominee for "Best First Novel" in the Thriller Awards sponsored by the International Thriller Writers; The Perfect Assassin - awarded the Silver Medal in the Florida Book of the Year Awards, named as a finalist in the mystery/suspense category of both the Best Books 2006 Awards sponsored by USA Book News, and finalist in the ForeWord Book of the Year Awards; Death Angel - selected as a BookSense Pick, finalist in the mystery/suspense category of both the Best Books 2006 Awards sponsored by USA Book News, and the ForeWord Book of the Year Award; South Beach Shakedown - named best mystery/suspense in the Best Books 2006 awards sponsored by USA Book News, finalist in mystery/suspense category of the ForeWord Book of the Year Awards, and finalist in the mystery/suspense category of the Benjamin Franklin Awards; and Trash Talk - finalist in the humor category of the Best Books 2006 awards sponsored by USA Book News.

For more information about Oceanview Publishing, please visit http://www.oceanviewpub.com Submission guidelines are available on the website. Please visit http://www.waterside.com for additional information about Waterside. Oceanview is a based in Massachusetts. Oceanview's titles are distributed to the trade by Midpoint Trade Books (http://www.midpointtradebooks.com) Members of the news media wishing to speak with a representative of Oceanview are asked to contact Maryglenn McCombs by phone - 615.297.9875.

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