Zia Black

Biography

As the daughter of Stephen King’s biggest fan, it felt natural when Zia Black drifted to the darkness of crime and thrillers. Since childhood, her stories have shown the world’s twisted side. Against the predictable and mundane, she loves to be shocked and be shocking. People say it’s all been done before. Zia disagrees, and she’s ready to prove it. On most days, you’ll find Zia lurking in the shadows of her mind, fighting to bring the darkness out…

Where to find Zia Black online

Series

The Death Trap Stories
The Death Trap has been set. Let the series begin...
Death Trap
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Death Trapped
Price: $4.99 USD.
Death Trappers
Price: $4.99 USD.

Books

Heaven in Hell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,630. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014 by Amaria & Sariel. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Helen's mum pushed her into becoming a star, and it all pays off! Life couldn't be better. Then it all falls apart. One moment triggers Helen's mental breakdown, splitting her mind. Now she's torn between being Helen and Heaven. Her mother wants more fame - how far is she willing to go to get it? The right question is, how far has she already gone? The truth lies in Helen's forgotten childhood...
The Dead Weight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,620. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013 by Amaria & Sariel. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Kill the Competition...The Dead Weight, a dark, vengeful short story. Neil's girlfriend betrayed him. Again. Time to move on. He's dumping her things and starting anew, but there's one person in his way. No matter. He's ready for a fight, and why not? He's won many, many times before...
Almost
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,930. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013 by Amaria & Sariel. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Horror » General
Almost doesn't count...Almost, a vengeful tale with a sprinkle of bloodthirst. Andy's rocky marriage was over. Not anymore. If he reaches the airport in time, he'll get another chance. But it won't be easy. Bad luck will push him to the limit, and beyond. If he snaps, the marriage won't end in divorce, but death.
Death Trappers
Series: The Death Trap Stories, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,150. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012 by Amaria & Sariel. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Death Trappers concludes the Death Trap Trilogy with an explosive finale. Jasper Mariko will do anything to protect his family, even if it means infiltrating one of the deadliest factions of all time. Unfortunately, now he must play the hitman role. Will Jasper sacrifice others to protect his loved ones, or resist the evil around him for the greater good?
I'm Not Crazy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,130. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012 by Amaria & Sariel. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The Hamilton and Dove Cases start with I'm Not Crazy, British crime fiction with a personable side. A rapper is suffocated before his concert, stirring gang tension in London. Assigned the case, family-man Inspector Hamilton and near-mute Officer Dove are thrust into a web of deception, greed, and madness. Can they catch the killer before London's first gang war erupts?
Death Trapped
Series: The Death Trap Stories, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,470. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012 by Amaria & Sariel. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The Death Trap trilogy continues with Death Trapped, an action-packed crime-thriller that'll leave you gasping for air. Bossy Inspector Black is on a mission: find the Death Trap base. Follow him as he travels the world uncovering clues to the ultimate hideout. Armed and dangerous, he's ready for action. So are the Death Trappers. One side will strike first, but who will it be?
Death Trap
Series: The Death Trap Stories, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 37,630. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012 by Amaria & Sariel. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Horror » Crime
Don't Run. Don't Hide. Just Die...The Death Trap trilogy starts with Death Trap, a twisted European thriller with a dash of crime. Wren Ives' holiday is over. She's in a packed train 400 feet below sea level with no end in sight. A cloaked figure lurks outside, the third rail is live, and air is running low. Someone wants them dead, but why?
You're Next
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,440. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012 by Amaria & Sariel. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Horror » General
A 5 short story collection on death and deception. Hostile clocks, sleep paralysis, a convict on her wedding night, and more. Here are 5 short stories you will never forget.