The Funeral Planner Launches New Digital Series featuring Joss Stone, Book Trilogy and The Tribute Network

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As an estimated 78M baby boomers bury their parents and contemplate their own finales, Author/Producer Lynn Isenberg highlights a paradigm shift among boomers looking for different kinds of funerals with personalized life celebrations in her new releases of The Funeral Planner Digital Series and Romantic Comedy Book Trilogy ( this June 2010.

The Funeral Planner's Digital Series and trilogy novels make you laugh and re-think how to celebrate a life. The hero, Maddy Banks, is a serial entrepreneur inspired by the lack of personalization at her best friend's funeral to launch Lights Out Enterprises™ ( to create meaningful Life Celebrations. The new Digital Series features Grammy Award-winning singer Joss Stone. The Book Trilogy features "The Funeral Planner" and "The Funeral Planner Goes to Washington" with "The Funeral Planner Goes Global" debuting this fall. And a new social media network has been launched to make it easy to honor loved ones on The Tribute Network (

The Hollywood cast in The Funeral Planner's Digital Series offers a refreshing spin on the dearly departed. Three hot women make death sexy as they plan Life Celebrations boomer style from a coffee shop in LA, featuring Maddy Banks (Heather Mazur/ CSI), Eve (Joss Stone/singer), and Sierra (Marisa Ramirez/General Hospital). Maddy's protégé is played by Joss Stone who lights up the screen with her charm, creative ideas, and fashion advice. Maddy's crush, venture capitalist Victor Winston, is played by Sex and the City underwear model, Andre Boccaletti, with special guest stars Fame's Cynthia Gibb, comedienne Carlease Burke, and other notable talent.

Isenberg provides innovative ideas for Life Celebrations through the entrepreneurial eyes of Maddy Banks. In "The Funeral Planner," Maddy forms Lights Out Enterprises™ creating meaningful experiences to remember; followed by "The Funeral Planner Goes to Washington," where she's appointed Grief Czar by the President of the United States with a mission to end nationwide grief induced by economic tsunamis and financial scandals. In Isenberg's upcoming, "The Funeral Planner Goes Global," readers discover a romantic mystery adventure where Maddy is again called on by the President to help with US-China relations by solving China's burial traditions affecting agriculture.

In addition to the Digital Series and Books Trilogy, the multi-media includes a feature-film in the works with award winning comedy director Donald Petrie (Miss Congeniality, How to Lose a Guy in Ten Days) and with Producer Karen Waldron. Isenberg explains, "The Funeral Planner was inspired by the loss of my father and brother, which set me on a personal path in shifting the experience of grieving into a creative healing process through Life Celebrations."

Isenberg's books and series are brought to you by the Dignity Memorial Network,, Eternal Image, SOYJOY; plus brand integrated ads, some with value added promo codes, featuring,, Forethought Financial Group, LLC, Echo Sign, National Hospice Foundation, Heardable, DNA2Diamonds (turning cremated remains into diamonds), First Capital Funding; and plot-related restaurants Got Kosher Inc., Andiamo's Italia, BTB Burrito, and Eagles Nest. And Cadillac Travel Agency offers a trip through China following Maddy Banks' adventures in "The Funeral Planner Goes Global" coming soon.

The Funeral Planner Digital Series featuring Joss Stone is available at: The Funeral Planner Novels are available at:, Kindle,,, and where Adobe eBooks are sold.

Lynn Isenberg is an Author, Multi-Media Producer, and Brand Strategist in entertainment media (film, TV, digital, publishing, live events). She has been featured on The Today Show, Fox News, The New York Times, and in global media. She holds a BA in Literature and Film from the University of Michigan and a Masters in Spiritual Psychology. Isenberg is the founder-CEO of The Tribute Network and Lights Out Enterprises™. She is the author of four novels and two non-fiction grief guidebooks, and creator of The Funeral Planner Digital Series. Her Screenwriter-Producer credits include MGM/UA's "Youngblood," Tri-Star/Columbia Pictures' "I Love you to Death", "True Vinyl", and the Fine Living Network's popular series "I: Design."

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