[Free eBook] Ogre by Marc Alexander [Supernatural Horror Thriller]

*Ogre** by London-resident New Zealander author Marc Alexander is his standalone supernatural fantasy horror thriller, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Venture imprint.

This was originally published in 1980 by Hamlyn using the pseudonym Mark Ronson. The story apparently incorporates some Celtic folklore, and is set in a small village which believes itself to be beset by a plain old serial killer—blaming the newcomer lead character accordingly—only to discover that it has fallen prey to a monster far older and much worse.

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[Free eBook] The Wells of Ythan Quartet by Marc Alexander [Epic Fantasy Omnibus]

The Wells of Ythan Quartet: Books 1-4 by New Zealand author Marc Alexander comprises all four novels in his Wells of Ythan quartet of epic fairy tale-esque adventure fantasy, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Venture Press imprint.

This omnibus edition contains Ancient Dreams, Magic Casements, Shadow Realm, and Enchantment’s End, which were originally published by Headline between 1988 and 1992. quartet of epic fairy tale-esque adventure fantasy The story involves an apprentice toymaker’s quest to find a vanished princess who is the key to freeing the land from an evil usurper, and restore her to her rightful throne with the help of his companions.

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[Free eBook] The Water War by Marc Alexander [Western Historical Action Novel]

The Water War by New Zealand author Marc Alexander is his vintage western historical action adventure novel, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Pioneering imprint.

This was originally published in 1966 by Willow Books. The story is a tale of conflict over scarce resources, as a drought strikes a cattle-ranching area where the locals become increasingly disgruntled as a wealthy local landowner benefits from a dam built across the river, preventing much-needed water from reaching his beleaguered neighbours.

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[Free eBook] Bloodthirst by Marc Alexander [Historical Supernatural Horror]

Bloodthirst by New Zealand author Marc Alexander is his standalone historical supernatural horror thriller, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Venture imprint.

This was originally published in 1979 by Hamlyn using the Mark Ronson pseudonym, and is also known under the title Blood-Thirst from a later reprint edition. The story is set during one historical time period and draws upon the personage-turned-legend of another, as WWII German soldiers retreating in Hungary take refuge in a crypt, where they awaken the malevolent and bloodthirsty 17th century spirit of notorious “Blood Countess” Elizabeth Báthory, unleashing an ancient (well, late medieval to early Renaissance-ish) horror upon an unsuspecting “modern” world.

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[Free eBook] Whispering Corner by Marc Alexander [Supernatural Horror]

Whispering Corner by New Zealand author Marc Alexander, is his standalone supernatural horror thriller, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Venture imprint.

This was originally published in 1989 by Arrow using his Mark Ronson pseudonym. The story stars an author who retreats to a seemingly idyllic countryside house in search of inspiration for his next novel, only to find it haunted by a terrible local reputation and perhaps something more.

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[Free eBook] Shadow Realm by Marc Alexander [Epic Fantasy]

Shadow Realm by New Zealand author Marc Alexander is the 3rd novel in his Wells of Ythan quartet of epic fantasy, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Venture imprint.

This was originally published in 1991 by Headline. The series is set in a world with a fairy tale-like flavour of curses and enchantments to it. This story continues the quest of an apprentice toymaker and his companions, who have now reached the place where the vanished princess whom they hope will save the land is being held, even as the evil usurper’s forces come closer to attaining his own nefarious goal.

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[Free eBook] Plague Pit by Marc Alexander [Archaeological Medical Horror Thriller]

Plague Pit by New Zealand author Marc Alexander, is his standalone archaeological medical horror thriller novel, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Venture imprint.

This was originally published in 1981 by Hamlyn using his Mark Ronson pseudonym. The story is set in modern-day (for 1980s values of modern) London, where an ancient disease is unleashed when construction unwisely uncovers a burial crypt which dates back to a 17th century plague outbreak.

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[Free eBook] Magic Casements by Marc Alexander [Epic Fantasy]

Magic Casements by New Zealand author Marc Alexander is the 2nd novel in his Wells of Ythan Quartet quartet of epic fantasy, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Venture imprint.

This was originally published in 1989 by Headline. The series is set in a world with a fairy tale-like flavour of curses and enchantments to it. This story continues the quest of an apprentice toymaker and his companions to locate the mythical vanished princess who will save the realm from the obligatory tyrannical regent, even as the regent himself begins his own search for the mystical waters which will allow him to prolong his corrupted reign.

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[Free eBook] Ghoul by Marc Alexander [Archaeological Horror Action Thriller]

Ghoul by New Zealand author Marc Alexander, is his standalone horror action thriller novel, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Venture imprint.

This was originally published in 1980 by Hamlyn using his Mark Ronson pseudonym. This is an archaeological horror novel with action thriller elements, akin to Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, but set in modern times (for 1980s values of modern). The story is set in a fictional Middle Eastern country, where a group of archaeologists have inadvertently awakened an ancient evil during a dig, and must survive long enough to escape from the tomb turned deathtrap with only the help of a legendary artifact.

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[Free eBook] Ancient Dreams by Marc Alexander [Epic Fantasy]

Ancient Dreams by New Zealand author Marc Alexander is the 1st novel in his Wells of Ythan quartet of epic fantasy, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Venture imprint.

This was originally published in 1988 by Headline. The series is set in a world with a fairy tale-like flavour of curses and enchantments to it. This story begins the quest of an apprentice toymaker and his companions to locate the mythical vanished princess who will save the realm from the obligatory tyrannical regent.

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