The Silent Deal: The Card Game, Book 1

The Silent Deal: The Card Game, Book 1

Levi Stack

Young Adult / Historical Fiction / Mystery

WHEN VIKTOR AND ROMULUS, two peasant boys, dig into their town’s strange past, they awaken the wrath of a mysterious overlord. Their struggle to survive is an explosion of adventure, mystery, and magic. A perilous journey awaits... Winner of 'OUTSTANDING FICTION' at the 2013 S. California Writers Conference.WHEN VIKTOR AND ROMULUS, two peasant boys, dig into their town’s strange past, they awaken the wrath of a mysterious overlord. As the blood brothers struggle to survive, their search for answers takes them through gambling parlors, fortune-teller dens, and moonlit forests full of monsters and men alike. But even with the help of their friends, can they escape the dark experiments that their foe is creating in Staryi Castle? ** THE SILENT DEAL is an explosive mix of mystery, adventure, and magic, whose wide cast includes gypsies, gamblers, fire-jugglers, and thieves. The Card Game awaits… ** WINNER of 'Outstanding Fiction' at the 2013 California Writers Con.
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The Magic Trick: The Card Game, Book 2 (Preview)

The Magic Trick: The Card Game, Book 2 (Preview)

Levi Stack

Young Adult / Historical Fiction / Mystery

Last year Viktor and Romulus broke the Silent Deal. Can their town survive the backlash? Strange things are happening in Aryk, as if history is repeating itself. Playing card graffiti sparks fear and rumors. There are whispers of betrayers, assassins, and spies. But all this pales in comparison to Viktor's new curriculum, carried out in the last place he wants to revisit--Staryi Castle itself.Last year Viktor and Romulus broke the Silent Deal. Can their town survive the backlash? Strange things are happening in Aryk, almost as if history is repeating itself. New playing card graffiti sparks fear and rumors. There are whispers of a second rebellion—and of betrayers, assassins, and spies. And when a mysterious circus pitches their tents outside of town, Viktor is sure that he can’t trust its Ringmaster … or its Magician. But all this pales in comparison to the new curriculum imposed on Aryk’s schoolhouse. A new Apprenticeship program is being created. Master Molotov is searching for students to aid in his experiments. The pool of applicants is widening, and if Viktor and his serf or Gypsy friends are chosen, they may end up facing terrors in the last place they want to revisit—Staryi Castle itself.
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