Press Release: The Confessions of St. Zach by Gene O'Neill (The Cal Wild Chronicles #1)
Dark Regions Press, LLC Portland, Oregon 03/15/2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Cal Wild Chronicles begins with The Confessions of St. Zach Now Available from Dark Regions Press. The post-apocalyptic saga by award-winning author Gene O'Neill is available in ebook, trade paperback and deluxe hardcover formats on their website at: http://www.darkregions.com/books/new-releases/confessions-st-zach-gene-oneill-cal-wild-chronicles-1 The Cal Wild Chronicles spans thirty years of Gene O’Neill’s writing career. A post-apocalyptic vision of California comes to life in the first book of The Cal Wild Chronicles, a series of novels by Gene O’Neill that span horror, science fiction, and fantasy. Over the last 30 years, Gene has explored this colorful world called Cal Wild through award-winning short fiction, long fiction, and novels, and now his magnum opus is collected within four volumes, and illustrated throughout by Orion Zangara. It all starts with this recently expanded version of the Bram Stoker Award nominated novella, THE CONFESSIONS OF ST. ZACH, where the accused are judged and permanently dyed for their crimes. DP’s, or Dyed People, roam Cal Wild, and every day they are faced with prejudice and brutality while they try to survive a new non-colored world. A crimson man, a lime green woman, the rightfully and wrongfully accused, some dyed amber, some dyed indigo… ST. ZACH will take you from the begging of the end, and lead you to THE BURDEN OF INDIGO, the story that started it all. Read more on DarkRegions.com. About the Author
Gene O’Neill is best known as a multi-award nominated writer of science fiction, fantasy, and horror fiction. O’Neill’s professional writing career began after completing the Clarion West Writers Workshop in 1979. Since that time, over 100 of his works have been published. His short story work has appeared in Cemetery Dance Magazine, Twilight Zone Magazine, The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, and many more. O’Neill has had many occupations besides writing including postal worker, contract specialist for AAFES, college basketball player, amateur boxer, United States Marine, right-of-way agent, and vice president of a small manufacturing plant. He also holds two degrees from California State University, Sacramento and University of Minnesota. He currently writes full time and lives in the Napa Valley with his wife, Kay.