Phoenix Story Productions llc designs websites, and promotes, sells and distributes, among others, the works of Samuel Buckley, a writer and lyricist who has written several plays, stories, poems and a musical. All books and websites are designed by Roy Murphy. The books include several privately printed limited editions.
 
PSP has packaged the works of Samuel Buckley into four books.

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, including the cover montage, while she was in kindergarten, and many closely reflect the stories.
 
The design of the book is shown here, and further information is on Samuel Buckley's website.
 
Soft cover, 10 stories, 2 poems, 100 pages, 37 color & 2 black and white illustrations, 10¾" x 7¼".
 
 

 
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.
 
The design of the book is shown here, and further information is on Samuel Buckley's website.
 
Soft cover, 28 pages, 8¼" x 5½".
 
Noir cover
 

 
The following two books are special limited editions, printed on acid-free, lignin-free archival paper and hardbound with cloth covers and encased on cloth-bound slipcases. They were printed, hand sewn and hand-bound by Roy Murphy.

Song Lyrics cover
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 18 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 57-minute CD in a pocket inside the back cover which has performances of all 18 songs of A Full Life.
 
You can read some of the lyrics and hear two of the songs here, and the design of the book is displayed here.
 
Hard cover, 64 pages plus CD, 9"×5¾", and a cloth-bound slipcase.
 
 

 
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.
 
Some of the poems can be found here, and the design of the book is displayed here.
 
Hard cover, 28 pages, 9"×5¾", and a cloth-bound slipcase..
 
Love Begins cover