When Marnie Hawthorne Inherits Her Family Fortune, A Candy Empire Built On The World Famous Hawthorne Toffee Bar, She Also Inherits The Dark Secret Her Reclusive Grandmother Concealed For Half A Century The Truth Behind The Hawthornes Rise From Small Town Candy Makers To International Chocolate Magnates Is As Disturbing As It Is Unbelievable, And The Only Man Who Knows The Whole Story Has A Reason Not To Tell It As Marnie Becomes Entangled In The Mysterious Drama Of Her Grandmother S Life, She Finds That Her Future Depends On The Ghosts Haunting Someone Else S Past Spanning Four Generations, Blood And Chocolate Tells An Epic Story Of Longing, Forbidden Love And The Unpredictable Consequences Of Desire
Mark Zero has been a gourmet ice cream manufacturer, magazine editor, funeral home attendant, German instructor, photographer, music agent, film archivist, farm laborer and patient care technician to the physically and mentally disabled He has lived in many places throughout the United States and in Paris, France Leipzig, East Germany Heidelberg, West Germany and Santa Elena, Costa Rica In his twenties, Mark wrote and performed comedy in clubs and theaters around Southern Arizona He was half of the comedy duo Blind Rage and Nick, who toured New Mexico, Arizona and Southern California before deciding that Vaudeville was, indeed, dead Mark thinks fondly of the time his one act play Lost in the Promised Land was staged by the Happy Accidents Theater Troupe in Tucson, and he still juggles and plays the ukulele out of nostalgia.
- 364 pages
- Blood & Chocolate
- Mark Zero
- 24 December 2019 Mark Zero