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14/11/2008. Contributed by Jessica Martin

Buy Crossover in the USA - or Buy Crossover in the UK

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Pyr, a science fiction and fantasy imprint of Prometheus Books, will publish Crossover: A Cassandra Kresnov Novel in the premium mass market paperback format. Premium mass market paperbacks are taller than the traditional premium mass market size, allowing for improved readability and cover image area.

Crossover, by Australian author Joel Shepherd, was previously published in trade paperback in August 2006. The Cassandra Kresnov novels Breakaway and Killswitch will follow at the same price and format, to be published in June and July 2009 respectively.

Weve had significant interest from the major booksellers in seeing Pyr enter the mass market format, and a great deal of interest in this trilogy in particular, Pyr editorial director Lou Anders told Joels series is smart, sexy, action-packed, and features a very well-rounded and admirable female lead. Weve been very happy with their performance thus far in trade paperback, and feel they are especially suited to lead our charge into mass market, a perfect example of the type of smart, action-packed and engaging read that Pyr is becoming known for. Im thrilled that Cassandra Kresnov is poised to entertain even more readers with her mass market debut.

Cassandra Kresnov is a highly advanced hunter-killer android who defected from her League Dark Star special ops assignment, seeking the quiet life of a civilian, but then becomes unwillingly embroiled in dangerous interplanetary intrigue.

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