Author PJ Parisi releases debut novel, ‘Last Call’

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New book retells Job’s biblical tale in modern times through eyes of two characters whose lives intertwine

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A current and compelling retelling of the book of Job set in the modern times

CENTEREACH, N.Y. – One of the most fascinating stories from the bible is that of Job’s. This tale always spoke to author PJ Parisi. He found it such a strange story in how God would actually put Job’s life through hell, seemingly to win a bet with the devil. In his new publication, “Last Call” (published by Xlibris), he explores the good and bad in a man, highlighting how far morals can take him and how far desires can set him back.

Something wicked has come to the town of West Alexander, where the devil serves as a puppet master to a rebellion by the town’s youth. James Ryan has a life as close to idyllic as any typical American retiree: a nice house, a wonderful wife, a successful son and a part-time job to keep himself busy and contented. However, this peaceful existence shatters when he becomes the center of a wager placed by both the devil and God. Danny Satelop is a senior in West Alexander High School. He lost his way in life when his father died five years ago in a car accident. Though he is gifted in school, he lacks the social ques and gifts of gab that it takes to earn popularity. In an attempt to win over the new girl in school, he hesitantly follows his peers further into the Devil’s grasp. The two stories intertwined as they are played out simultaneously. With James’ loyalty to God in question, the fate of mankind rests in his faith alone.

“I want readers to get lost in the story. To believe these characters are real and stay true to themselves,” Parisi says. “I want them to subtlety learn a little something about themselves when relating to these characters. I wish for people to be happy with themselves as individuals. Life is worth living and God is worth loving.”

A current and compelling retelling of the book of Job set in the modern times; “Last Call” will captivate readers and lead them into an epic climax in the battle of good versus evil.

“Last Call”
By PJ Parisi
Hardcover | 6x9in | 258 pages | ISBN 9781503527744
Softcover | 6x9in | 258 pages | ISBN 9781503527751
E-Book | 258 pages | ISBN 9781503527768
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
PJ Parisi was born and raised on Long Island, New York. He grew up as an avid reader of a variety of genres. Professionally, he earned his Executive MBA and works in finance. He still lives on Long island with his wife, Christy, son Mason, and their Old English Sheep dog, Murphy. “Last Call” is his debut novel. It comes from his heart and he hopes it touches that of the readers’ as well. Currently, Parisi is working on a three part Armageddon-style novel that centers around four characters three weeks before an asteroid hits the earth.

Xlibris Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider created in 1997 by authors, for authors. By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists and adopting the latest print-on-demand publishing technology and strategies, we provide expert publishing services with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats. To date, Xlibris has helped to publish more than 60,000 titles. For more information, visit xlibris.com or call 1-888-795-4274 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisPub on Twitter for the latest news.
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