09 January 2015 by Published in: Research and Writing 3 comments

510yL1u7HTLOne of my favorite projects of mine, and one of the projects I am most proud of, is my 2009 biography of Ulric Dahlgren, Like a Meteor Blazing Brightly: The Short but Controversial Life of Colonel Ulric Dahlgren. The book has been universally well received. Unfortunately, the publisher, Edinborough Press, lost its distributor, and even though I have always had inventory of them, it has not been available through Amazon or otherwise for quite a while now. Sadly, Edinborough’s efforts to obtain a new distributor have not been successful.

Dan Hoisington, the publisher at Edinborough, has graciously agreed to revert the publication rights to the book back to me, and I have struck a deal with my favorite publisher, Savas-Beatie, for the book to become generally available again. One of the many reasons why I love working with Savas-Beatie is its really outstanding distribution network, so the prior problem should not arise again.

In very short order, Savas-Beatie will make an eBook version of it available in all digital formats (Kindle, iPad, Android, Nook, etc.) for download. A 6 x 9 trade paperback of the book will be available later this year at a price yet to be determined. Once I know the date and the price, I will let everyone know.

In the interim, hardcover copies of the original edition of the book will continue to be available through me for the original price of $29.95, and are available either signed or unsigned. Please contact me directly to purchase those.

And Ted Savas and I are working on bringing back another old favorite of mine that has been out print for far too long. Stand by for important news on that soon…..

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  1. Thomas Jones
    Fri 09th Jan 2015 at 9:48 pm

    Good news. It should definitely be more widely available. I just finished reading this fair, balanced, and thoroughly researched life of the dashing but controversial Dahlgren and can highly recommend it.

  2. David
    Mon 26th Jan 2015 at 3:29 pm

    Hi Eric,

    I have the book, but unfortunately have not had the opportunity to read it, yet. I look forward to doing so.

    In your post, you mentioned that it had been one of your favorite projects and one that you are most proud of. I just wanted to ask what you did you find most interesting or rewarding about working on it?

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