Mark Patrick

Mark's hobbies include; reading, writing and listening to music. As far as his reading goes he devours everything from biographies to detective fiction. Music can be anything from Mozart or Bach to jazz vocal: Ella, Billie, or more modern vocalists, such as Diana Krall or Stacey Kent. Apart from 'Chronicles of the White Tower', he is researching a book about the great jazz vocalists – which might be finished in a couple of years.

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Author Biography

Born in Witney, Oxfordshire, (UK), too many years ago to mention without embarrassment, Mark suffered through the usual childhood problems of mumps, measles and miserable schooldays.

His father worked for the government and changed his workplace frequently. The constant changes made Mark wary of making friends: if you don't have close friends, you don't get hurt when you have to leave them. Now, he still finds making new friends difficult.

He worked in the area of photography, in London, then moved to Spain after his marriage. There, he and his wife established a successful language school in Andalusia. After many years, he is now concentrating more on his passion - writing.

Books by Mark Patrick

Legacy (The Chronicles of the White Tower Book 4)

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For no apparent reason, the father of eighteen-year-old Marian Fairfax is brutally murdered and she is plunged into a terrifying world of violence. Aided by an ex-SAS soldier, she attempts to discover who caused her father's death, and why. She also has to stay alive - no mean feat under the circumstances. A deadly organisation will stop at nothing to obtain the jewellery, and Marian herself, in order to learn their mysterious secrets.

Janette's Tale (The Chronicles of the White Tower Book 1)

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Through no fault of her own, Janette, a young huntress, is thrown into a conspiracy that threatens a kingdom. Chased across mountains and through forests, she and her companion, Conrad, a knight of the Order of the White Tower, face danger and death at the hands of their pursuers. Befriended by brigands and gypsies, in touch with the old religion of the Moon Goddess, she finds she has a role in bringing peace to a land of tension and unrest.

Bennett (The Chronicles of the White Tower Book 2)

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Can Bennett, a knight of the White Tower, and Stella, a Romany girl with a deadly knife, find love together? Their new marriage is complicated by their rescue of Palima, a Mistress of War. The three of them rally the forces of the Romany to overcome Mandrake, a man who prolongs his life by absorbing the life-energy of men and women. They treck across kingdoms, finding friends and treacherous enemies among both the nobility and outlaws.

Winter Moon (The Chronicles of the White Tower Book 3)

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Lady Marie Anne, the youngest Adapti of the White Tower, is given her first mission: find and kill the man seeking to destroy the White Tower and end her Order of Knighthood. Her quest takes her across the sea in a small boat, with only Brand, a young fisherman for assistance. Together they must find and bring to justice a megalomaniac. Death and violence, fire and destruction follow Marie Anne as she attempts to fulfil her duty to her Order.