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The Shadow Commission

The Shadow Commission

Dark Arts (Volume 3)

David Mack

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The wizards of the Cold War must uncover a secret cabal responsible for the Kennedy assassination in The Shadow Commission, New York Times bestselling author David Mack's globe-spanning historical fantasy sequel to The Iron Codex.

November 1963. Cade and Anja have lived in hiding for a decade, training new mages. Then the assassination of President Kennedy trigger a series of murders whose victims are all magicians—with Cade, Anja, and their allies as its prime targets. Their only hope of survival: learning how to fight back against the sinister cabal known as the Shadow Commission.

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Praise for The Shadow Commission

For The Iron Codex:

“Bottom line, The Dark Arts is turning out to be a blast of a series and I can’t wait to read the next installment, The Shadow Commission.”—SFF World

For The Midnight Front:

“Action-packed... Emotionally and intellectually engaging, as well as viscerally satisfying." —RT Book Reviews

A rollicking, high-stakes adventure with action tailor-made for the movies.” —Brian Staveley, author of The Emperor’s Blades

Smart and surprising—fun and fascinating speculation grounded in familiar history, a rich and textured variation on the magical arts, and complex characters struggling to fight the good fight. I loved it." —Kirsten Beyer, New York Times Bestselling author of Children of the Storm

“Propulsive...Equal parts brimstone and gunpowder.” —Kirkus Reviews

"
Mack is a skilled storyteller with a gift for vivid and visceral action." —Publishers Weekly

“The Dark Arts series hits the ground running. Exciting and smart, David Mack's secret history of World War II and the occult heroes and villains that fought it will keep you up well past midnight.” —R. S. Belcher, author of The Six-Gun Tarot

An epic thrill ride, taking us deep into a compelling, hypnotic vision of history as it might have been. Powerful, fast paced, and engaging.” —Ilana C. Myer, author of Last Song Before Night

"An exciting, secret struggle of occult powers and military action. Can't wait for the next one!" —Richard Baker, author of Valiant Dust

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For The Iron Codex:

“Bottom line, The Dark Arts is turning out to be a blast of a series and I can’t wait to read the next installment, The Shadow Commission.”—SFF World

For The Midnight Front:

“Action-packed... Emotionally and intellectually engaging, as well as viscerally satisfying." —RT Book Reviews

A rollicking, high-stakes adventure with action tailor-made for the movies.” —Brian Staveley, author of The Emperor’s Blades

Smart and surprising—fun and fascinating speculation grounded in familiar history, a rich and textured variation on the magical arts, and complex characters struggling to fight the good fight. I loved it." —Kirsten Beyer, New York Times Bestselling author of Children of the Storm

“Propulsive...Equal parts brimstone and gunpowder.” —Kirkus Reviews

"
Mack is a skilled storyteller with a gift for vivid and visceral action." —Publishers Weekly

“The Dark Arts series hits the ground running. Exciting and smart, David Mack's secret history of World War II and the occult heroes and villains that fought it will keep you up well past midnight.” —R. S. Belcher, author of The Six-Gun Tarot

An epic thrill ride, taking us deep into a compelling, hypnotic vision of history as it might have been. Powerful, fast paced, and engaging.” —Ilana C. Myer, author of Last Song Before Night

"An exciting, secret struggle of occult powers and military action. Can't wait for the next one!" —Richard Baker, author of Valiant Dust

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David Mack

DAVID MACK is the New York Times bestselling author of more than thirty novels, including the Star Trek Destiny and Cold Equations trilogies. His writing credits span several media, including television (for episodes of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine), film, short fiction, magazines, and comic books. He currently resides in New York City.

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