Zimbio Book Reviews: Guest Pos...

Mar 15, 2013 by

“By now, readers, you may have picked up on the fact that I actually converse with my characters—and they talk back. For example, here is my conversation with Travis Mays as I try to warn him about his future:

Mark: ‘Life doesn’t always work out the way you want, Travis. After all, I am a novelist. It is my job to complicate your world and provide a novel that grabs a reader and never lets them go until the end. So buck up, my man. Your world’s about to get turned upside down.’

Travis: ‘You’re ruthless, Mark. I just wanted to live up here in the mountains and to be left alone.’

Mark: ‘Sorry, pal. Enjoy the peace and quiet while you can. Your past is going to catch up like a Mac truck at full throttle.'”

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‘Crime Fictionista’...

Mar 15, 2013 by

“Mark Young is a name that comes up all the time in purpose-driven crime fiction. I’ve read his work and I’d put his heroes in the classical “warrior” archetype – self-controlled, possessing moral courage. Taking full responsibility for his actions in the mission. Demonstrating an ethical code of personal honor, noble restraint, and individual humility for his deeds. These qualities in Mark’s heroes intrigue me and make me want to keep reading.”

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