The release of The Gray Stopgap
in hardcover is scheduled for March 1, 2016. Look
for the official announcement to appear in the
News Box of The Lighthouse Press web page, MENU.
website has migrated to a sub-domain of The
Lighthouse Press, but site visitors can still use
the now familiar URL, www.DLTolleson.com.
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entry page of THELIGHTHOUSEPRESS.COM.
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News regarding the hard cover release
of The Gray Stopgap is coming soon.
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 American
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 photography.
Socials, a novella by DL
Tolleson, debuted just after Christmas and as a
short term product test for publisher, The
Lighthouse Press, Inc.
at the web site of The Lighthouse Press, Socials
is the first e-book novella for both the
publisher and the author...
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 and few film reviews.
Take a look around
and let us know what you think.
$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
review and 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...
A site-wide update, new e-mail links,
sequel news, movie news and more from Tolleson
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 PRESS MEMO.
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 the 2003
The Lighthouse Press, Inc. announces
that The Gray Stopgap has doubled its
on-line presence from 10 to over 20 bookstores
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
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 Bradbury.
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