Jeff Mariotte

River Runs Red

Publisher: WordFire Press

Date: August 7, 2019

Pages: 328

ISBN: 978-1-61475-976-8 (paperback); 978-1-68057-040-3 (hardcover)


“Based on actual government programs, Jeffrey J. Mariotte’s River Runs Red is a fascinating blend of espionage and the occult with several jaw-dropping plot twists and one of the best action sequences I’ve read in a long time.”

 –David Morrell, New York Times bestselling author of First Blood and The Brotherhood of the Rose.

As teenagers, Molly, Byrd, and Wade faced inconceivable evil in an underground labyrinth on the banks of the Rio Grande.

Reunited as adults, they discover that their terrifying experience was only the beginning.

Their paths wend through raging rivers, mysterious murders, long-buried gods, and secrets worth dying—or killing—for, on the way to a final, mystical battle, with the fate of worlds hanging in the balance.

River Runs Red is an ambitious epic of a supernatural thriller blending spy fiction with flat-out terror. Character-driven and fast-moving, River Runs Red has more unexpected twists and turns than a mountain stream.

(Available in hardcover, trade paperback, and ebook.)

“Mariotte can flat out write. This is a smart, fast, terrific read. This river runs.”

–Don Winslow, author of The Cartel and The Force


“In River Runs Red, Jeffrey J. Mariotte seamlessly weaves our modern and ancient terrors into a breathless, fascinating novel of magic, murder, and friendship.  Mariotte’s one hell of a writer, and this is his best work yet!”

–Christopher Golden, New York Times bestselling author of The Shadow Saga and Ararat


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