Markie Madden

Biography

Markie Madden, born Marguerite Malone on August 19, 1975 in Midland, Texas, is the author of Once Upon a Western Way, Keeping a Backyard Horse, and My Butterfly Cancer. She grew up in Flushing, Michigan, where she began to write stories when she was a teenager.

She married in 1994 and now has 2 teenage daughters. She has 3 rescue dogs and a horse whom she enjoys spending time with. She is also a cancer survivor, battling leukemia (AML) in 2013-2014. She now resides in a small country town in Missouri, where she continues to write.

She hopes that her newest book, Keeping a Backyard Horse, will help prevent accidental mistreatment of horses, and help educate horse owners in taking care of their horse even on a budget. She raised and trained her horse Athena.

In 2014, she founded Metamorph Publishing as a way to self-publish her books, and she's now working with other indie authors as well. Her three books Once Upon a Western Way, Keeping a Backyard Horse, and My Butterfly Cancer are all available in print and for e-readers, and My Butterfly Cancer is also out in audiobook format. She can also be found on GoodReads, Scribophile, Shelfari, and Wattpad, as well as many other social media such as Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr, LinkedIn, Facebook, and more.

Where to find Markie Madden online


Where to buy in print


Series

The Undead Unit
Over a hundred years in the future, it’s a world where supernatural beings live and work among humans. Of course, the governments of the world have forced them to take the Undead Oath in order to gain citizenship; they must not prey on humans for food. They’re given tasks in jobs suited for their species, but just as among other minorities, they must struggle to prove themselves.

Undead Case Files

Price: $5.75 $2.30 USD. (60% off until Dec. 26!)

Fang and Claw

Price: Free!

Souls of the Reaper

Price: $0.99 USD.

Blood Lust

Price: $1.99 $0.99 USD. (50% off until Dec. 26!)

Siren Song

Price: $2.69 $2.42 USD. (10% off until Dec. 26!)
Pharaoh Queens Series
Dive into the private lives of Hatshepsut, Nefertiti, Ankesenamun, and Cleopatra, Queens of 18th Dynasty Egypt, in an alternate history where the Pharaoh is always a woman.

The Pharaoh's Destiny

Price: $3.99 USD.
Clash of Times Saga
Three time periods, one evil villain. Princess Susan and her handsome husband, Prince Joseph, must battle a foe the likes of which they have never seen before. Thinking they were successful in bringing down this tyrant, they ride off into the sunset, intent on rebuilding their Empire. Little did they know, their parents also battled this evil before they were born. But the evil is not dead, only sleeping. Hundreds of years after Susan and Joseph lived, their foe awakens and returns to his goal of enslaving all eternity. Two young adults who discover Susan's diary among the ruins of the Western Empire must find a way to destroy this evil, once and for all.

Clash of Times: The Quest

Price: $0.99 USD.

Books

Liberty: An Electric Eclectic Book
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2018 by Metamorph Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » General
The reign of Hatshepsut, the first female Pharaoh in Egyptian history, is threatened by the actions of her stepson, Prince Thutmosis. But Hatshepsut's daughter, Neferure, takes matters into her own hands to ensure the path of destiny her mother began.
Ashes to Ashes
Series: The Undead Unit. Price: $2.99 $2.54 USD. (15% off until Dec. 26!) Words: 73,090. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2017 by Metamorph Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Lacey and the team travel to Egypt to help Captain Chantay Faust, a long-time friend of Lacey's, to set up her own Undead Unit. While there, the team gets caught up in a struggle between the Egyptian government and an ancient cult, long thought dead. Can they catch the person responsible for sabotaging the government mummy project, or will they lose the battle that began thousands of years ago?
Undead Christmas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,920. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2017 by Metamorph Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Lacey and Marcell, along with the others of the Undead Unit, celebrate Christmas together. But, the holidays don't mean crime suddenly grinds to a halt. The team is called to investigate a series of home burglaries where the suspect, a Shifter, dresses like Santa in an attempt to cover his identity. Can Lacey and the team find him, before he ruins Christmas for the children of Dallas?
Jody's Tail: An Elderly Dog's End-of-Life Story
Price: Free! Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2017 by Metamorph Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The life of a dog isn't always a fairy "tail". Join Jody, an aging Golden Retriever, as she tells the world about the tragedy that suddenly struck her idyllic life. Rejoice and mourn with her as she celebrates the friends she found, and lost, along the way.
The Pharaoh's Destiny
Series: Pharaoh Queens Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,230. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2017 by Metamorph Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Alternative history
It's 1477 B.C.E. and Hatshepsut, the Great King's Wife, must step into the role of leader, and there are few she can trust. The future of Egypt rests in the hands of a single woman, the most powerful woman in the ancient world. Can her people accept her unorthodox reign, and her plans to usurp the men's place as rulers of a Kingdom?
Siren Song
Series: The Undead Unit. Price: $2.69 $2.42 USD. (10% off until Dec. 26!) Words: 70,200. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2017 by Metamorph Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Singer Briona Solis books a two-week tour in Dallas. Her stunning voice and beautiful figure draw huge crowds. Kirsten Wagner is found in a dark alley just minutes from the concert, her eyes removed with surgical precision. And Kirsten isn't the only one. The Undead Unit must race against time to catch the perpetrator. Will they be able to resist the call of the Siren?
Undead Case Files
Series: The Undead Unit. Price: $5.75 $2.30 USD. (60% off until Dec. 26!) Words: 236,130. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2016 by Metamorph Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
This box set includes the first three books in the Undead Unit Series: award-nominated books Fang and Claw and Souls of the Reaper, and brand new Blood Lust! Paranormal beings live and work among humans and are (marginally) accepted. Yet crime is still a factor. Join the Undead Unit as they solve crimes against Immortal species!
Blood Lust
Series: The Undead Unit. Price: $1.99 $0.99 USD. (50% off until Dec. 26!) Words: 75,970. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2016 by Metamorph Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Lacey is awakened by a chilling phone call. Her boyfriend, a Vampire, wakes alone in his home, covered in blood, with no memory of what happened. It looks as if he's violated the Undead Oath, and fed on a human. While he's in custody, more reports come in from all over the city. Other Vampires, covered in blood. Lacey and her team struggle to find the person responsible for framing Vampires.
Clash of Times: The Quest
Series: Clash of Times Saga. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,480. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2016 by Metamorph Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Time travel, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Young Susan finds herself moved far away from her home, and betrothed to a neighboring prince.When her home and family are destroyed, he is the only one she can turn to. Prince Joseph fell in love with her the moment their eyes met, and would give up his blood to keep her safe. Together are they strong enough to defeat an unlikely foe and free their people from slavery? Or fade into history?
Souls of the Reaper
Series: The Undead Unit. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,700. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2016 by Metamorph Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
NaNoWriMo 2015 book. Last updated 2015-11-30 18:10:48
Goal reached!
Rogue Reaper Su Xiong is a sociopath with no care for human life. He steals souls before their time to become an all-powerful Immortal. His victims roam the city soulless and without morals to guide them. Crime skyrockets. Can Lacey and Colton, along with Drs. Dilorenzo and Matthews, find him, and stop him, before the insanity inside spoils the souls he holds within?
Mismatched Tales (The Mixed Genre Box Set)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 196,810. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2015 by Metamorph Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This is the box set of early titles written by author Markie Madden. This collection includes best-selling book Keeping a Backyard Horse, along with My Butterfly Cancer, Once Upon a Western Way, and Fang and Claw (Undead Unit Series 1).
Fang and Claw
Series: The Undead Unit. Price: Free! Words: 84,580. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2015 by Metamorph Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Over a hundred years in the future, it’s a world where supernatural beings live and work among humans. Of course, the governments of the world have forced them to take the Undead Oath in order to gain citizenship; they must not prey on humans for food. They’re given tasks in jobs suited for their species, but just as among other minorities, they must struggle to prove themselves.
My Butterfly Cancer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,390. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014 by Metamorph Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
My Butterfly Cancer is the shockingly harsh and honest look into a year in the life of a cancer patient. Walk with her as she takes the grueling trip from diagnosis to remission and beyond, to becoming an independently-published author. 20% of sales goes to cancer charities.
Keeping a Backyard Horse
Price: Free! Words: 19,500. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Metamorph Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Pets & livestock
(5.00 from 1 review)
Follow Athena the horse as she teaches you the basics of taking care of your horse. Even on a budget, it can be done!
Once Upon A Western Way
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,730. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012 by Metamorph Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
Young Susan finds herself moved far away from her home, and betrothed to a neighboring prince.When her home and family are destroyed, he is the only one she can turn to. Prince Joseph fell in love with her the moment their eyes met, and would give up his blood to keep her safe. Together are they strong enough to defeat an unlikely foe and free their people from slavery? Or fade into history?

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