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Writers rule at Pilot Hill Press

 Michael Kanaly brought readers a scary release - his bone-chilling "New Eyes" was born into 20/20 vision.

&

Kevin Roberts sailed into 20/20 - with "Flashers And Hoochies

In 2021 we havetwo NEW works from our authors.

Both take us in the territory of memoir - transmogrifyed into the zone of story. Time for adventure.



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New Eyes - Fall Release
Pilot Hill Press 2021

Thanks to our writers for an amazing decade. 


 

This is a year when Pilot Hill Press samples the joys of everyday life. And the timing is perfect.  We recall how wondrous was a world when we all could wander - even poets. We're sending this book into the world to remember what it was like when we could explore, and ramble. Well,  Kevin Roberts did that - so he now helps us make a perfect choice for time travel, where...

...It's 1966 and Kevin Roberts is flying to the Village of Pouce Coupe a small town in Northern BC. He's got a teaching job - but what he doesn't realiize is that he's also there to learn - and it's what he learns is what makes this book arrive for us in 2021.

.Our authors get to time travel and we all get to join them.  

Pilot Hill Press is for writers & their powers. I prefer not to work as an ersatz filter.  They're the writers & that's why each of them is the hub of a publishing wheel, and the wheel turns about the real hub of the world .

We invite you to join us.  Copies are out there, but the actual leap into the air, clicking our heels together and celebrating new books of memoirs from our central writers takes place in August, 2021.

Wiffenpuffs

by

Kevin Roberts

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        “Heartfelt and inspiring…

          A knockout book!”

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This book is starting to feel like the kind of classic that dog-owners love to discover. Michael Kanaly has written a magical book where Dogs and Humans learn to talk and ramble.  But we'll say no more 0- this book is filled with all the magic of everyday life..

We'll go on...but want to place the link to get the book right here.  Got a feeling ouur 2021 books are needed in such a time.

Get "Dog Tails" - here:

Dog Tails And Other Oddities (or how my Great Dane learned to talk to me) is the amazing true story of the deep bond between a man and his beloved companion.  Author Michael Kanaly and his dog, Duke, formed an attachment that bordered on the supernatural.

Coupled with antidotes of other, only slightly less incredible pets, sprinkled with insights into the writing life, DOG TAILS is sure to delight dog lovers and readers everywhere. 

We know what amazing places that Michael Kanaly takes us to visit. This one is about really listening to what your dog has to tell you. Crack the code, understand their story-telling, and you suddenly know how dogs understand the world, and what they have to say.about it.You'll never forget meeting this critter.

From Pilot Hill Press: "Heartfelt and inspiring... A powerful little book. Like a clap of thunder in a midnight sky!"

Coupled with antidotes of other, only slightly less incredible pets, sprinkled with insights into the writing life, DOG TAILS is sure to delight dog lovers and readers everywhere.




Michael Kanaly's new Book - took us into the 20/20 disturbing vision of. NEW EYES  

A Powerful & Disturbing new novel from Michael Kanaly.  

Criminal Minds meets Ancient Aliens in a chilling tale of murder and mayhem.
Acclaimed author, Michael Kanaly, in his latest novel, NEW EYES, looks into the heart of humanity…our past, present, and future…seeking answers to who and what we are.
NEW EYES is a page-turning, genuinely frightening book. Nobody writes serial killers like Michael Kanaly does. 


Flashers & Hoochies
by
Kevin Roberts

In the 70's version of BC, a poet with long hair and a tough attitude decides to enter the Commercial Salmon Fishery & encounters some 'real' fishermen who assure him that his boat will sink the first time out... 

...and that's only the start. Another 20/20 book from Pilot-Hill-Press. 

2020 is the year where we're already issuing our second edition for Kevin's wonderful book.

If you'd like to get your copy...

Our Official Book Launch:

What a treat to hear Kevin Roberts, with his sons Jon & Anthony reading from Flashers & Hoochies.  The combo was a delight - as is his book.  Now here's a link from coverage of the launch.

https://www.nanaimobulletin.com/entertainment/memoir-recalls-life-as-a-rookie-nanaimo-salmon-troller-in-the-late-1970s/

Click the next link for your bonus short story from Kevin Roberts - from the same world as "Flashers And Hoochies"

Click this link to read a Kevin Roberts' free Short Story


Both Michael Kanaly, who lives in New York State, and Kevin Roberts, who comes to Canada via Australia, reflect an international approach which will expand even more.  

This press keeps transmuting with the times. Continue to look for releases year-round and not just in publishing 'seasons'.  However, I've always viewed this press as a consortium of thoughts. And as we moved deeper into the world of film, the Press is now evolving its own direction. Behind each of these books is a simple principle. We'd choose the writers, but the writers would choose which book they wanted to write. Each book needed the author's passion.In this age we all combine forces -  a group of people want to get great books to great readers.

Our readers love the heft of a book; the way it fits in a pocket or a backpack. We all imagine the look of books on window ledges of small cabins; in high rise buildings, on buses, on subways. And we love the pixels yarning & weaving stories on a lit screen. May these books be carried around the world like lanterns - each holding a necessary spark.

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