Black Mark Book Four: Treasure and Tribulation

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Who said work as a translator was safe? This is war!

In the fourth installment of the thrilling Black Mark series, the sly Azarola joins the aviatrix Audra’s multinational team in a race against time to decipher a cryptic message and recover an extraordinary relic before Elspia falls. Despite his crippling wounds, his valuable knowledge marks him as an asset for Inexa and a target for the Directorate. As the team hunts, Azarola learns a condemning secret about himself and his cursed fate. With his life and the outcome of the war at stake, he leverages his subterfuge skills deep within enemy territory, flirting with disastrous exposure with every step. He must find a way to close the witchgates and break the Directorate’s war machine at any cost!

Sample Chapters:
Chapter One
Chapter Two

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Fire and Foxholes

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Azarola awakens to pain, blood, and the percussion of bombs on a dusty battlefield. He picks up the rifle in front of him and fights his way to relief. How did he get here? What war is this? Where is Rohita?

Now a mechanic in the Seventeenth Combat Engineering Regiment of the Inexan Army, Azarola serves his country in their pitched war with Averna over the desert nation of Karifiga. While Inexa relies on tanks and planes, Averna bends sandstorms to its will and summons tank-trashing beasts and dogfighting dragons. Never short of work, Azarola and his crew struggle under fire to keep the Inexan forces fighting. If Azarola wants to find Rohita, he must first survive the war!

This is the third book of the Black Mark series.

Spells and Silver Screens

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A vagrant guitarist and a nascent fortuneteller discover the key to fending off a mysterious force that threatens to devour an entire province.

Azarola is running from his gang. Rohita is running from her father. After escaping the city of Ixpoli, the couple travel towards the distant mountains to seek their fortune. Before they can reach their first destination, an entire town disappears around them. Counting their blessings, they move on, haunted by the events of that terrifying night. Their reprieve does not last for long and the disaster they left behind follows them, threatening to destroy their new home, lives, and sanity. To spread their warning before another tragedy strikes, they seek to harness the emergent power of radio and “all-talking” film. What sort of deal will they make to survive?

This is the second book of the Black Mark series.

Bane and Black Mark

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To save his city and his own life, a guitarist-turned gangster must walk a dark path and unravel a foul plot.

Azarola just wanted to make a living busking on his guitar and impress the lovely flapper, Rohita, in a city that never sleeps. The heist of a strange mirror was only the beginning of his boss’s unsettling dealings with a purported witch. Dragged into the dark underworld of the bustling Ixpoli, Azarola must make a lethal choice and bear its mark. That mark opens a door into a sinister pact that threatens to consume the city. Will Azarola be able to muster up the forces necessary to break the curse?

This is  the first book in the Black Mark series.  I had a lot of fun writing this and I hope it will entertain others just as much as it entertains me. Follow the link for a preview of the first chapter.