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The Mark of the Spider

(Black Orchid Chronicle #1)

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Sebastian Arnett doesn’t believe in spirits, but one believes in him.

While photographing rare orchids in the highland jungles of Borneo, Sebastian encounters an old Dyak woman who presents him with a black orchid. But the gift comes with a curse — the power to kill with his thoughts — and a disfiguring tattoo of a spider web that covers half his face. Sebastian soon lear
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Published August 15th 2018 by C. Lawrence Publishing
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Eric Legg
Nov 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I'm a slow reader, so probably the most telling thing I can say about this book is that I finished it in a week. I simply could not put it down.

This is really not my preferred genre, so I began reading with some hesitation. However, after having really enjoyed Haase's previous book (Hotel Constellation), I thought I'd give it a try. As I noted above, it is a gripping story that leaves you constantly wanting to know what happens next - and while the genre is very different from Hotel Constellatio
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Fairly good magical realism thriller. Dragged a bit in spots, but it kept my interest.
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Very entertaining thriller. Mixed with slight elements of magic, it blends with the real world. Engaging read
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