I J Black

Biography

I hate bios. How do you sum yourself up for people you’ve never met in a few words? I live for Amnar, for this world. It has endless possibilities and pathways, and I could spend all day in it. It’s as real as the real world, occasionally more so.

This is how I create: I just wander around the world and look at something and think: “Hey, that’s fascinating, but how does that work in Amnar?”

I keep reading and reading. I dream of being able to write with the grace of Haruki Murakami, sing like Azam Ali and dance all the time I’m not writing. I probably talk far too much for one person.

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Books

Amnar: The Excision
By I J Black
Series: The Execution, Book 3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 98,500. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Fiction
The Conclusion to The Execution Series is here... Amnar is in turmoil. Its people have been thrown out of its founding city, and war is brewing. Will the Amnari fight to regain its beloved state, or will the powers spreading throughout the world prevent a war that could destroy everything the Amnari people hold dear?
Amnar: The Expulsion
By I J Black
Series: The Execution, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 154,370. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Category: Fiction
(4.00 from 1 review)
The sequel to The Execution is here. Arist might have been thwarted, but Arandes and the other Amnari face a bigger problem. The leader of Amin Duum is threatening harm to his own people and even Amnar itself, and nobody seems to know what to do about it. A storm is brewing in the city, and the Amnari's fragile hold on the city is about to be severely tested.
Amnar: The Execution
By I J Black
Series: The Execution, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,890. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2010. Category: Fiction
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
What do you do if your Chosen One turns out to be a monster? Amnar faces exactly that problem. Arist, destined to become the next Guardian Defender, is a nightmare of selfishness and anger wrapped up in a cloud of vindictiveness. In just a few years, she's managed to turn everybody against her, and seems intent on destroying the world she's meant to protect.

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