Monday, July 25, 2011

New Novel Available

I have a new thriller out today called THE CULTIST.  It's available for the Kindle, the Nook, or any of their various apps for the iPhone, iPad, PC, Blackberry, Droid, etc.

The publishing industry is going through major changes at almost every level, but one thing remains the same.  Writers want readers.  The growth of self publishing plus e-reader technology has made it possible for writers like me to find an audience.  And that's what we really want--the opportunity for people to enjoy our work.

Here's a description of THE CULTIST.  If it sounds interesting, please visit Amazon or Barnes & Noble and download a free sample.  Thanks for your support.

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How do you save a lost child no one believes exists?

When young yet jaded hacker Takara Murakami meets 10-year-old Tyler online, she doubts the boy's story of escape from a cult group's mass suicide in the New Mexico wilderness.  The police find no evidence of Tyler's existence and warn Takara it's a hoax, or worse, a trap.

But the death of her younger brother in an earthquake years ago still haunts Takara.  As Tyler's laptop computer dies and he loses communication with the outside world, Takara races from high-tech Tokyo to the rugged Gila National Forest to save him.  However, cult leader Silas also tracks the boy, determined to kill the only surviving witness to his crime.

Who will find Tyler first?

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(The cool cover is by Tony Felty, Jr.)


  1. Can't wait to read it!


  2. Hey Mark, this is a very cool cover. I wish you the best with the new baby.
    Best wishes,

  3. Thanks to Shannon and Elaine for commenting! I'm excited about this book and I really hope people enjoy the story and connect with the characters.