April 9 – April 16, 2009 Edition Foreword Magazine Names
Semus’s Last Call Book of Year

Daytona Beach Shores, FL(April 6, 2009)–Capital Press has announced that jd Seamus’ first novel, Last Call, has been named a Foreword Magazine finalist for Book of the Year in the fiction category for 2008.

ForeWord Magazine’s Book of the Year Awards were established to bring increased attention to librarians and booksellers of the literary and graphic achievements of independent publishers and their authors. ForeWord Magazine is the only review trade journal devoted exclusively to books from independent houses.

A no-holds-barred tale about life, loyalty, love, and libations, Last Call (Capital Press, ISBN: 978-0-9802256-0-0, $14.95) is modern crime fiction with a fresh new twist. Edited by Mary Frances Donoghue and published in September of 2008, Last Call has been selling well both on-line and in bookstores across America. Earlier this month, Last Call was also named 2008 Best Regional Fiction by Reader View Literary Awards-Reviewers Choice.

JD Seamus is currently at work on his sixth book in Central Florida. Capital Press is an independent book publisher headquartered in Florida.