Phoenix Story Productions llc designs websites, and promotes, sells and distributes the works of Samuel Buckley, a writer and lyricist. Buckley has written several plays, stories and poems, which PSP has packaged into four books. All books and websites are designed by Roy Murphy.

Luye's World cover
Luye's World tells ten delightful stories about the adventures of a young four-year-old child, Luye, and the strange, frightening and wonderful things that happen around her. Samuel Buckley told them to his daughter to get her to sleep. Luye drew the illustrations while she was in kindergarten, and many closely reflect the stories.
 
Soft cover, 10 stories, 2 poems, 100 pages, 37 color & 2 black and white illustrations, 10¾" x 7¼", $18.50 plus shipping and handling.
 
The design of the book is shown here, and further information is on Samuel Buckley's website.
 
Order the large format soft cover now.
 

 
Noir is a book of dark tales with four stories telling of the darker side of human nature. It is a small pocket-size 28-page book.
 
Soft cover, 28 pages, 8¼" x 5½", $5.00 plus shipping and handling.
 
The design of the book is shown here, and further information is on Samuel Buckley's website.
 
Order the paperback now.
Noir cover
 

 
The other two books are special editions, printed on acid-free, lignin-free archival paper and hardbound with cloth covers. They were printed, hand sewn and hand-bound by Roy Murphy.
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Song Lyrics is limited to 100 copies and contains the collected lyrics of Samuel Buckley written between 2000-2010. The bulk of the work is the 19 songs from his musical, A Full Life, for which he wrote the book and lyrics. The music was written by composer John Charles. The songs explore the story of two lovers in a New York investment bank, and how they are affected by the corporate climate of greed.
 
There are another 10 songs from other plays he has written. The book also has a CD in a pocket inside the back cover which has performances of all 19 songs of A Full Life.
 
Hard cover, 64 pages plus CD, 9"×5¾", and a cloth-bound slipcase. $300 each plus shipping and handling. (The CD is also available separately.)
 
You can read some of the lyrics and hear two of the songs here, and the design of the book is shown here.
 
Order the hardcover book and/or CD now.
 

 
When Love Begins is limited to 50 copies of 19 poems written by Samuel Buckley when he was a young man trying to make sense of life, love, sex and women, and rarely succeeding.
 
Hard cover, 28 pages, 9"×5¾", and a cloth-bound slipcase. $100 each plus shipping and handling.
 
Some of the poems can be found here, and the design of the book is displayed here.
 
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Love Begins cover