The Blood Promise: A Hugo Marston Novel

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Product Details
Price
$24.95
Publisher
Seventh Street Books
Publish Date
Pages
291
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.2 X 0.7 inches | 0.7 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781616148157

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About the Author
Mark Pryor (Austin, TX) is the author of The Bookseller and The Crypt Thief, the first two Hugo Marston novels, and the true-crime book As She Lay Sleeping. An assistant district attorney with the Travis County District Attorney's Office, in Austin, Texas, he is the creator of the true-crime blog DAConfidential. He has appeared on CBS News's 48 Hours and Discovery Channel's Discovery ID: Cold Blood. Visit him online at www.markpryorbooks.com, www.facebook.com/pages/Mark-Pryor-Author, and http: //DAConfidential.com.
Reviews
Praise for The Blood Promise

"Mark Pryor is one of the smartest new writers on the block. His new novel is a doozy."
--Philip Kerr, author of A Man Without Breath, a Bernie Gunther novel

"Pryor seems to have hit his stride in this series, as he adroitly juxtaposes the light banter between Marston and Green with some scenes of intense emotion.... And, all the while, the suspense ramps up. Top-notch mystery in a skillfully delineated Parisian setting."
--Booklist

Praise for previous Hugo Marston novels:

"[I]n Pryor's propulsive second novel starring affable former FBI profiler Hugo Marston.... The engaging characters sweep readers into a suspenseful chase from Pigalle to the Pyrenées."
--Publishers Weekly

"The Crypt Thief is an eerily good read. Mark Pryor has crafted another chilling, complex, and compelling story. Don't start it if you need a good night's sleep!"
--Allison Leotta, author of Speak of the Devil

"A complex puzzle, genuine suspense, and a compelling protagonist--what more can any reader ask for? Oh yeah, a great location: Paris. I'm sold."
--Michael Robotham, author of Say You're Sorry

"Pryor's steady and engrossing debut combines Sherlockian puzzle solving with Eric Ambler-like spy intrigue. With a cast of characters you want to know better. . . ."
--Library Journal
Starred Review and Debut of the Month!

"A tale of a city that's gritty, utterly real and filled with surprises both horrifying and tender. Much like a baguette, this fabulous story is crusty on the outside, sweet on the inside, and once you've had a bit, you can't wait for more."
--Oprah.com

"Enough intrigue to satisfy every reader.... A fantastic debut!"
--RT Book Reviews

"The Hugo Marston series now belongs on every espionage fan's watch list."
--Booklist