Three award-winning sci-fi/fantasy thrillers by bestselling author Marjory Kaptanoglu, featuring strong female protagonists overcoming incredible odds and coming into their own.
INVADER (novel): Two women thousands of miles apart. One a scientist stranded on an island with an untrustworthy male colleague and a hostile alien stalking them. The other—a thief wrongfully imprisoned for murder—lives in fear of assault by a corrupt prison guard. Neither can overcome the invaders that threaten their survival without solving the mystery of the link that binds them.
LAST GIRL STANDING (novel): Tainted water and brainwashed adults…. what's an awkward 17-year-old to do? Sierra Mendez gathers her friends to stop a powerful entity from replacing the town residents with androids bent on humanity's demise.
BLOOD AND VEIL (novella): Set in an alternate history world in which women have no rights, Blood and Veil tells the story of beautiful, cultured Gabrielle, who lives and works at a house of courtesans. After uncovering evidence that her patron has committed murder, she plots to bring him down by allying herself with a secret society of wives who will use any means to avenge the wrongs against them.
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About the Author
Award-winning author Marjory Kaptanoglu’s “prose is crisp and purposeful, charged with feeling, and always attuned to what will engage readers in each moment.” (The BookLife Prize) Follow Marjory on BookBub to receive notices about her new releases and sales, and sign up for her entertaining newsletter at marjorykaptanoglu.com to make sure you don’t miss a thing.
Her YA fantasy DREADMARROW THIEF “celebrates life and love the way only the best fantasy tales can" (Kirkus) and kicks off THE CONJURER FELLSTONE TRILOGY (now complete). According to one reviewer, “Why not get all 3 at once?”
Marjory also writes adult sci-fi/fantasy. Regarding INVADER, “Fans of sci-fi mysteries and strong female characters should snap up this psychological page-turner." (Publishers Weekly) The BEFORE series begins in January, 2021, with the launch of BEFORE THE KILLING, a time-travel tale of love and murder.
Fun fact: Marjory was named 2019 Literary Exhibitor of the Year by the California Writer’s Club / San Mateo County Fair. Second fun fact: Marjory once worked at Apple Computer and designed the text-editing software for early versions of the Macintosh.