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My Favorite Books in Tallahassee
July 18, 2015
11 am to 1 pm
Pirates, Aliens, and Cats, Oh My!
St. Nic., Inc. Selected as RPLA Finalist!
My modern-day re-imagination of the Santa Clause myths, St. Nic, Inc., has made it to the final round of the Royal Palm Literary Awards sponsored by the Florida Writers Association!
Did you know....
Reason magazine calls St. Nic, Inc. a "comic thriller"!
Writing in the January 2015 issue of Reason magazine, Books Editor Jesse Walker notes that when the pattern of financial transactions mirrors that of a international drug cartel, "a bona fide War on Christmas begins." Staley draws on his experience a frequent contributor to the public affairs magazine and his work as an economist at Florida State University to describe "NP Enterprises, an Arctic software firm and toy distribution network run by one Nicole Klaas. Nicole, the fourth Klaas to run the family business, relies heavily on the skills of the world's little people, for whom the company's polar community is a haven against the discrimination they face down south."