Gifts for crime fans

This holiday season you might consider some perfect pairings from Five Rivers for your gift-giving, in either print or eBook. For the lover of true-crime stories, might we suggest… Al Capone: Chicago’s King of Crimeby Nate Hendley Dutch Schultz: the brazen beer baron of New Yorkby Nate Hendley Crystal Death: Methamphetamine, North America’s #1 Killer Drugby Nate Hendley Steven Truscott: Decades of Injusticeby Nate Hendley

Why We Published: the Books of 2010

By 2010 Five Rivers was beginning to solicit the interest of a few more authors. Late in 2009 I was approached by Nate Hendley who had a shelf full of orphaned titles, and he wondered if I’d be interested in giving life to any of them. Nate Hendley (right) with his sister, Alicia Hendley (left)at Word on the Street, Toronto, 2010. I have to say right from the outset I was impressed with Nate Hendley….

Dutch Schultz: brazen beer baron of New York

One of Five Rivers’ fall releases is Dutch Schultz: brazen beer baron of New York, another in the crime biography series by Nate Hendley. In creating the cover for the Schultz book, we wanted to create a look similar to the Al Capone book, but unique enough that it would stand on its own. Both covers are the work of Five Rivers’ publisher, Lorina Stephens, who has a background in fine and graphic art, and…

May Sale

In celebration of spring, Five Rivers is having a May Sale. Until May 31, 12:00 a.m., select titles are only $5.00 through our secure, online shopping cart. Why not pick up a read for your upcoming vacation, or buy all five? At this price they’re a steal.  $5.00 until May 31, 2011  $5.00 until May 31, 2011 $5.00 until May 31, 2011 $5.00 until May 31, 2011 $5.00 until May 31, 2011