Four news items:
The release of The
Gray Stopgap in hard cover is scheduled for
March 1, 2016. Look for the official announcement
to appear in the News Box of The Lighthouse Press
web page, MENU.
The DLTolleson.com website has migrated to
a sub-domain of The Lighthouse Press, but site
visitors can still use the now familiar URL,
See the new site entry page of THELIGHTHOUSEPRESS.COM.
Check out The Lighthouse Press social
media presence by clicking, FACEBOOK.
News regarding the hard cover
release of The Gray Stopgap is coming
Click the Camera One navigation
link (to your left on this page) to see the new
image portal. Arising out of a 2011 visit to Big
Bend National park, the photography and
associated narratives are now online. Included
are images of the Red Buffalo rock art by Native
Stuart Towers Branko
recieved a 2014 1st place award for Historic
fiction. For more info click here: BRANKO AND THE WAYFARERS
Happy New Year. The website
enhancement is complete and new photographic
portals will be added soon.
In other news, attention is being garnered by
Stuart Towers new novel, Branko
(cited in the previous News Byte below). Read
about the novel and the Herculean
effort that brought this sweeping
historical novel to the marketplace in the
Lighthouse Press, LLC Press Release about STUART TOWER'S RETURN TO
Please bear with us while the web
site is being updated. Minor changes to layout
are being made and the Camera One Portal is being
enhanced with the option of full screen photos,
regardless of your browsers window size.
Check out the progress as site pages are being
converted every day.
In other news, DL Tolleson has been involved in
the production of Stuart Towers recently
published historical novel, Branko. To
purchase the novel online, visit AMAZON.COM.
DLTolleson.com goes through
another re-design, this time incorporating
Socials, a novella by DL
Tolleson, debuted just after Christmas and as a
short term product test for publisher, The
Lighthouse Press, Inc.
Offered exclusively at the web site of The
Lighthouse Press, Socials is the first
e-book novella for both the publisher and the
To purchase and immediately download CLICK HERE FOR SOCIALS.
In other news: The North Texas Daily,
has moved it's online home to a new server and
archived stories are not yet available--including
the review of The Gray Stopgap. The
publication assures us this will be remedied.
The DL Tolleson web site expands
and now offers online fiction and non-fiction
reading material, an author blog on contemporary
issues, news, film reviews and even guest
Take a look around and let us know what you
$500 for The Gray Stopgap on Amazon.com?
Is that amount for real and are we crazy? Get the
details by clicking the About Tolleson
link on the left side of this page and look for
the second question and answer in the Q&A section.
The college newspaper of DL
Tollesons alma mater ran a review of The
Gray Stopgap some years ago and we only now
have stumbled accross it. Making comparisons to
Ian Flemings James Bond and Bret Easton
Ellis, American Psycho the review
touches on Tolleson's use of babes, cool
toys, horrific scenes and a love story.
Described as having melodrama at its
finest the novel is, the review sums up, a
thrilling plot with intense
action and realism. Whew, what a
reviewand that's just the highlights of the
review in the North Texas Daily.
The Lighthouse Press, Inc.
launched an experiment at the end of 2006. The
test was whether author DL Tolleson could be
linked to five specific target individuals though
chains of five intermediary acquaintances. As an
incentive to experiment participants, free copies
of The Gray Stopgap and Stuart
Towers The Wayfarers were offered.
You can read about the experiment at the
publishers web page, SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION
DLTolleson.com is redesigned.
A publication of the University
of North Texas gives a nod of recognition to The
Gray Stopgap in THE NORTH TEXAN.
A publication of the Tarrant
County College District (in Fort Worth, Texas),
runs a feature regarding DL Tolleson in THE COLLEGIAN.
The Gray Stopgap
receives a third staff recommendation
from a Barnes & Noble bookstore, this one on
University Drive in the TCU area near downtown
Fort Worth, Texas.
For international readers:
A site-wide update, new e-mail
links, sequel news, movie news and more from
Tolleson are here.
While admittedly old news, online
press releases regarding Staff Recommendations
for The Gray Stopgap at Barnes &
Noble bookstores recently found their way onto
The Ezine.Net website.
Independent booksellers receive
word that, Yes, a sequel is in the
works! in this promotional LIGHTHOUSE
The 2003 Book Expo was held in
California at the Los Angeles Convention Center
May 29 through June 1. In attendance were
Publishers, agents, editors, screen agents,
producers, celebrities and over 650 authors
While Tolleson did not attend the Expo, the
Lighthouse Press and his Hollywood Publicist
represented him. For a look back, read the June
2003 blog entry at 2003 ARCHIVE
The Lighthouse Press, Inc.
announces that The Gray Stopgap has
doubled its on-line presence from 10 to over 20
bookstores and retailers.
If youre in the movie
industry The Lighthouse Press, Inc offers a
number of fresh, new titles for script
adapatation. Contact us via our WEB SITE.
OCTOBER / NOVEMBER
The Lighthouse Press targets over
750 independent booksellers with announcements
regarding The Gray Stopgap.
The Lighthouse Press invites you
to read and post reviews at the Internets
premiere bookstore, Amazon.com.
The Gray Stopgap
receives a second staff
recommendation from a Barnes & Noble
bookstore, this one at Third and Commerce in
downtown Fort Worth, Texas.
The Gray Stopgap
receives a staff recommendation at a
Barnes & Noble in Richardson, Texas (located
on Plano Road).
APRIL 27th - 28th
DL Tolleson attends the Los
Angeles Times Festival of Books in California.
140,000 people visit the 2002 Festival, which is
host to numerous well-known authors, including
Steve Martin, Mary Higgins Clark, and Ray
The Gray Stopgap is
available internationally with listings on 4 of
the overseas Amazon.com stores.
Lighthouse Press announces that The
Gray Stopgap is available from bookstores
and from over 10 on-line retailers.
The Lighthouse Press publishes The
Gray Stopgap, one of their first