belong to the King--those of us with the black roses tattooed on our
left wrist, directly over our pulse. As if every beat of our hearts
reminds us that we are not our own.
the women with the fire burning within them are culled, tattooed and
taken to the warriors, to provide more energy. Energy that the warriors
will then use to defeat the barbarians from the ocean of sand. Women
with black roses on their wrists are emptied of their power by those
warriors, who care not that they die a shrunken husk.
In the King's library, The Book of the Rose says to honor the tattooed women. More than anything, I want to spit on its pages.
for running--there is one thing worse than having a black rose on your
wrist. That is for the enemy to find you and see the black rose on your
wrist. Your death will be slow and excruciating at their hands...
About the Book
The Rose Mark by Connie Suttle
Series Black Rose Sorceress #1
Genre Adult Urban Fantasy Paranormal Fantasy
Publisher Subtle Demon Publishing, LLC
Publication Date February 23, 2017
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About Connie Suttle
Suttle is the author of the Blood Destiny series, the Legend of the
Ir’Indicti series, the High Demon Series, the God Wars series and the
Saa Thalarr series. Other titles are scheduled for release very soon.
earned her MFA from the University of Oklahoma and has taught courses
at the university level. Reading (and writing) have been a constant
throughout her life.
author lives in Oklahoma with her patient, long-suffering husband and
three cats. Obviously, the cats are not so long-suffering and are
certainly not patient.