Set in Mid-America, New Xulon Tale Evokes Wholesome Mischief

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Shifflett pens fun-spirited, adventure story that appeals to readers young and old.

The Blue Ice Patrol

This book—in the midst of our drug crazed, tense society—seeks to bring joy back; and to make the reader feel as if it had never gone away.

The new book, The Blue Ice Patrol, ($10.99, paperback, 9781498409872; $5.99, e-book, 9781498409889) begins on one seemingly average summer day when three boys make the discovery of a lifetime. Who could possibly forget the instance that the blue ice fell from the sky, and into their hands? From that day forward, life would never be the same in the region of Lake Papakeechie. Al Shifflett pens a timeless tale that ultimately serves to teach the lesson that, in the author’s words, “no matter how deep the mess you’re in, God can still get you out of it!”

“My years of pastoral experience, coupled with growing up with three brothers and not much money, have taught me that happiness and fun is an element missing in our homes today,” states the author. “This book—in the midst of our drug crazed, tense society—seeks to bring joy back, and to make the reader feel as if it had never gone away

Al Shifflett is from the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, and holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Bridgewater College, and degrees from Ashland Theological Seminary (M.Div. & D. Min.). He has written many published articles, and has three books: "Blue Jeans Theology of James," "The Beast of the East," and "Night Auditor." He presently lives in Ridgeland, SC., and pastors two United Methodist Churches.

Xulon Press, a part of Salem Communications Corporation, is the world's largest Christian publisher, with more than 12,000 titles published to date. Salem Communications is the country's leading Christian communications company with interests in radio, Internet and magazine publishing. Retailers may order The Blue Ice Patrol through Ingram Book Company and/or Spring Arbor Book Distributors. The book is available online through xulonpress.com/bookstore, amazon.com, and barnesandnoble.com.

Media Contact: Al Shifflett, frag(at)Centurylink(dot)net

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