WHEN VIKTOR AND ROMULUS, two peasant boys, dig into their town’s strange past, they awaken the wrath of a mysterious overlord. As the blood brothers struggle to survive, their search for answers takes them through gambling parlors, fortune-teller dens, and moonlit forests full of monsters and men alike. But even with the help of their friends, can they escape the dark experiments that their foe is creating in Staryi Castle?
THE SILENT DEAL is an explosive mix of mystery, adventure, and magic, whose wide cast includes gypsies, gamblers, fire-jugglers, and thieves. The Card Game awaits…
WINNER of 'Outstanding Fiction' at the 2013 California Writers Con.
Levi Stack is a debut author who lives in the rural mountains outside San Diego. His love of historical epics and fantasy led him to plan The Card Game Series, a four-part tale he is working to complete.
"Wild, imaginative, and utterly engrossing. All I can say is 'More please!' I can't wait to find out what happens to Viktor and Romulus next."
-Hopelessly Devoted Bibliophile
"I have so much love for this book."
-The Perks of Books
"Unforgettable and addicting with its well-developed characters, unpredictable and twisty plot, and well-crafted, vivid story world ... Be prepared to be captivated with a haunting mystery, a chilling history, and a perilous search."
-Fragments of Life
"An engaging adventure that I absolutely adored ... A definite win for people wanting to revisit their Harry Potter days."
"Unravels tales of heritage, card games, lost loves, power struggles, and most excitingly, Gypsies! To those who don't give it a read, 'What fools these mortals be!'"