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Ken Gormans New Book The River's Fortune is a Grand Mixture of Adventure, Mystery, Introspection, and Triumph


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The River's Fortune from Page Publishing author Ken Gorman is an exploration of identity and purpose in life. Following Drake Dawson, a former PI who has been down but never out, the story ranges along the beautiful Mississippi River country side with excitement waiting around every bend.

(PRWEB) August 27, 2014

Ken, born in Bronx, New York and a retired CEO of a New York based Insurance Company, settled in Florida and has completed his new book The River's Fortune: a passionately constructed work of prose that weaves an intriguing plot while vividly engaging the imagination.

Drake Dawson, age 42, searches for an elusive meaning to his life. He leaves behind his addiction as an international gambler, failed relationships, and blunder as a Private Investigator. After several odd jobs, he lands a position as security officer on a Mississippi River riverboat cruise ready to introduce gambling. He confronts a desperate criminal, with ties to the mafia, who plans a robbery and an escape to a mystery woman. Dawson tracks the fugitive wherever the trail leads, to regain his self-esteem.
Meanwhile, Dawson meets Cindy Baxter, age 34, who has taken the cruise to forget her traumatic past and break out of her lonely life. Their paths cross in their quest for hope and happiness.

Published by New York City-based Page Publishing, Ken Gormans powerful new work is a window into the soul of a man seeking personal redemption, social justice, and the light at the end of a dangerous path.

Readers who wish to experience this exciting work can purchase The River's Fortune at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play or Barnes and Noble. Readers may also visit to inquire more information.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

About Page Publishing

Page Publishing is a traditional New York based full-service publishing house that handles all of the intricacies involved in publishing its authors books, including distribution in the worlds largest retail outlets and royalty generation. Page Publishing knows that authors need to be free to create - not bogged down with complicated business issues like eBook conversion, establishing wholesale accounts, insurance, shipping, taxes and the like. Its roster of authors can leave behind these tedious, complex and time consuming issues, and focus on their passion: writing and creating. Learn more at

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