Category Archives: News

New Production Manager Position

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE As of January 1, 2017, I have accepted the position of Production Manager for my publisher, Progressive Rising Phoenix Press. Please see the announcement excerpt below. —————————————- Subject: Update and announcement Good morning, As most of you … Continue reading

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New Addition to “The Knights of the Saltire Series”

As many of you know, the last book in my 7-book Action Adventure series, The Knights of the Saltire, is about to be released. Legacy of the Grand Master is about the daughter of the series’ main characters taking her … Continue reading

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Muzzle-Loading Artillery for Reenactors – Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Speir’s Artillery Manual is the Definitive Work for Reenactors, Living Historians, Ceremonial Artillerists, and those interested in Using Antique Artillery Safely. Progressive Rising Phoenix Press is proud to announce the release of Muzzle-Loading Artillery for Reenactors, the … Continue reading

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Speir’s Latest Novel is a Cross between Mission Impossible and the Knights Templar

The Knights of the Saltire, the first in a seven-book action adventure series, is released by Progressive Rising Phoenix Press Progressive Rising Phoenix Press is proud to announce the release of The Knights of the Saltire, the first of a … Continue reading

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Book Release Announcement: “The Saga of Asbjorn Thorleikson”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Saga of Asbjorn Thorleikson – A Novel of Vikings in Scotland is now available for purchase! In the latter half of the ninth century A.D., Asbjorn Thorleikson, a young Norseman, prepares to leave Ireland on his … Continue reading

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“The Saga of Asbjorn Thorleikson” Is Now Available!

My second historical novel, “The Saga of Asbjorn Thorleikson” is now available for purchase!  The hardback edition is on Amazon and Barnes & Noble online (see links below). Barnes & Noble Amazon This is the story of a young Viking … Continue reading

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William Speir Signs Contract to Publish 8 Novels

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Author William Speir is pleased to announce that, on 1 June 2015, he signed a contract with Progressive Rising Phoenix Press (www.progressiverisingphoenix.com) to publish his second historical fiction novel, “The Saga of Asbjorn Thorleikson.”  Work will begin … Continue reading

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