Mark A. Clements

Biography

From earliest childhood, Mark A. Clements loved both storytelling and visual art. With characteristic practicality, he decided he had a better chance of making a living as an artist than as a writer, so he chose to go to art school and relegate writing to the status of "hobby."

Later, art degree in hand, he reversed his priorities and began his first novel.

The eventual result was the sale of "6:02" to a mainstream publisher. This was followed by the sales of three more novels, all published in hardcover. Two of them, "Lorelei" and "The Land of Nod," went on to win their categories in the San Diego Book Awards, while "The Land of Nod" also took the Theodore S. Geisel Award for Best of the Best of all books competing that year.

All four novels have at various times been optioned for film.

In the interim, children and economics (which so often go together) compelled Mark to ghostwrite for other people. He also teaches writing courses at San Diego Writer's Ink, and leads workshops at various writer's conferences in Southern California.

Meanwhile, he's finishing up a new novel, which he hopes to sell to a traditional print publisher as well as make available in ebook format.

Speaking of which, he's thrilled to re-release his first four novels as ebooks.

Featuring his own cover art.

What goes around...

Books

The Land of Nod
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 98,130. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Like most people, as Jeff Dittimore approaches middle age he finds himself looking at his youth with nostalgic longing. Surely things were simpler then, purer…better. But unlike most people, Jeff gets a chance to live those golden days over again—only to discover that they exist under a shadow that will never let him go. First ebook edition of a 1995 hardcover original.
Lorelei
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 98,480. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
When Stacy Westerman hires a PI to find her missing husband, neither of them expect to uncover a trail of lust and blood that extends into the darkest past. Who is this Lorelei for whom men are so eager to kill, what is the source of her power, and can she be stopped before she fulfills a terrible destiny thousands of years in the making? First ebook edition of a 1993 hardcover original.
Children of the End
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 109,400. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
From the depths of a converted Cold War-era bunker, a visionary scientist prepares to release his bloody solution to all the problems of mankind: Loners, the offspring of his genius. Unfortunately, his radical vision of the future is not supported by everyone…including the Loners themselves. They have plans of their own. Much bigger plans. First ebook edition of a 1991 hardcover original.
6:02
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,740. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
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Isabelle didn’t mean to kill her daughter. Yet Annette seems to be coming back, moment by moment, hour by hour, pledging revenge. Is the terror arising from Isabelle’s house, her relationships, the depths of her own guilt—or from somewhere far worse? First ebook edition of a 1989 paperback original.

Mark A. Clements’s tag cloud

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