Superhero Combats Crime in George Robert Coates’ New Novel

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Author announces the release of ‘The Green Phantasm’

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Criminals and troublemakers need to be shown that the things they do are really not worth doing,” he says. “If more people had the desires of James Clifton, the world would be much safer and better off.”

In “The Green Phantasm” (published by AuthorHouse), George Robert Coates’ new superhero novel, readers are taken on an exciting adventure in the world of a crime fighter who exemplifies the idea that true heroism is definitely the best way to go.

James Paul Clifton is the man behind the mask of the superhero called the Green Phantasm, a superhero who uses his supernatural abilities to protect the innocent citizens of Philadelphia. Eventually, the Green Phantasm crosses paths with X-Termination, an evil organization headed by Doctor XT, and he must work furiously to put them out of business before they take him down. As the final showdown between hero and villain draws closer, the Green Phantasm must protect, and eventually rescue, Amanda Taylor, a woman who gets caught up in the middle of the clash between good and evil.

An excerpt from “The Green Phantasm”:

“Somehow or another, I intend to put those freaks away in prison, where they need to be. But until then, they will eliminate, destroy, and completely devastate anyone or anything that gets in their way. Until either myself or someone finally shuts down their business, no one around here is safe.”

Coates points out that his book is unique in that it takes the idea of a superhero – normally relegated to the pages of comic books or to big screen adaptations – and puts it into a full-length novel. “Criminals and troublemakers need to be shown that the things they do are really not worth doing,” he says. “If more people had the desires of James Clifton, the world would be much safer and better off.”

“The Green Phantasm”
By George Robert Coates
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 594 pages | ISBN 9781477293324
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 594 pages | ISBN 9781477293348
E-Book | 594 pages | ISBN 9781477293331
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
George Robert Coates has written this book because he is like James Clifton in many ways. For instance, he strongly believes in doing the right thing and tries to get others to do so as well. Also, if he could, he would make his city a much safer place, as would Clifton. Other than that, Coates loves action, adventure, superheroes and bright colors. He lives in Baton Rouge, La.

AuthorHouse, an Author Solutions, Inc. self-publishing imprint, is a leading provider of book publishing, marketing, and bookselling services for authors around the globe and offers the industry’s only suite of Hollywood book-to-film services. Committed to providing the highest level of customer service, AuthorHouse assigns each author personal publishing and marketing consultants who provide guidance throughout the process. Headquartered in Bloomington, Indiana, AuthorHouse celebrated 15 years of service to authors in Sept. 2011.For more information or to publish a book visit authorhouse.com or call 1-888-519-5121. For the latest, follow @authorhouse on Twitter.

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