O’Neal, an ambition-less newspaper reporter, is given a single task
upon the death of his grandfather: Destroy a mysterious map. What
should be a simple errand thrusts Rand into a journey across three
countries chased by unknown pursuers into a world he never could have
imagined. The novel has been reviewed as, “Superb,”
“Amazing” and “Extremely well written” and has
drawn comparisons to Dan Brown, Ian Fleming and Robert Ludlum.
The book is labelled an action adventure, but contains elements
of science fiction, suspense and mystery. It is also linked to
a multi-media website which allows readers to engage with the
experience in video, images and interactive appendices.
Rising Chronicles Book 2
can’t go home. He’s dead in the real world. Everything has changed.
Forever. In, ‘Alexandria Reborn,’ the anticipated sequel to
‘Alexandria Rising’ Rand O’Neal rises from the ashes to join an elite
team in an effort to shift the power struggle set in motion by
control of the alchemistic Slendoc Meridian. As this fast paced
adventure continues, Rand will discover the answer to many of this
questions, but will he lost Hope in the process?
a preacher’s son, Mark Wallace Maguire spent his childhood
crisscrossing the South soaking in the lilting dialects, oral
traditions and cultural idiosyncransies. After a brief career in
music, he settled behind the desk as a reporter at the Marietta Daily
Journal and has spent the last 20 years as fixture in the metro
Atlanta media scene. He currently serves as director of Cobb
Life magazine and Cobb Business Journal. His writing has been
published in many regional and national publications including Snake
Nation Review, Reach of Song, Cobb Life magazine, Neighbor Newspapers
and The Blood and Fire Review. He has been honored for his writing by
several organizations including The Associated Press, The Society of
Professional Journalists and The Georgia Poetry Society. In 2005, he
was named the Berry College Outstanding Young Alumni of The Year. In
2017, he was nominated for Georgia Author of The Year for his first
novel, “Alexandria Rising” which was described as “magical”
and “phenomenal.” “Letters from Red Clay Country: Selected
Columns” was published in 2015 and features the best of his
award-winning newspaper and magazine columns. When he’s not
writing, Maguire produces musical projects inspired by his favorite
authors and books as well as painting, gardening and making Star Wars
puns with his sons.
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