The Iron Codex
A Dark Arts NovelDark Arts (Volume 2)
David Mack; read by Natasha Soudek
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The Dark Arts series continues as the wizards of World War II become the sorcerers of the Cold War in David Mack's globe-spanning thriller, The Iron Codex, sequel to The Midnight Front.
1954: In South East Asia, Cade Martin, hero of the Midnight Front during World War II, chases ghosts and flees his past. In the United States, Briet Segfrunsdóttir heads the Pentagon’s top-secret magickal warfare program. And in South America, Anja Kernova hunts fugitive Nazi sorcerers with the help of a powerful magickal tome known as the Iron Codex.
In an ever-more dangerous world, a chance encounter sparks an international race to find Anja and steal the Iron Codex. Anja is hunted by friend and foe alike toward a showdown on Bikini Atoll in March 1954: the Castle Bravo nuclear test, where science and black magic are destined to collide.
Anja’s knee kissed gravel as she leaned her motorcycle into the turn at speed. The demons in her head sniggered at the prospect of her sudden demise, as rocks kicked up by the front tire pelted her riding...
Praise for The Iron Codex
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