Absolute Black - Part one
A novel rich in magic and mystery set in Treviso, a city suffused in arcane secrets. Why look further away when all you need to do is to look into your own past? Absolute Black, an urban fantasy with a Gothic flavor, set in Italy.Treviso becomes Absolute Black.
Black and white make up our essence. It may happen, however, that black prevails and that it is so intense that it stirs the most hidden emotions. Like something crawling inside us, darkness inches slowly, turning the soul one color: Absolute Black.Erica is alone when she sees him for the first time, sitting at the edge of the canal, lost in her own world. Dargo is but an elusive shadow, impossible to portray, and yet he is able to find a way into her conscience. From that moment everything changes, in and around her. Not even Arjuna, her best friend, remains the same: dark omens begin to haunt him, tormenting his dreams.Actors, unaware of the role they play and yet with a precise script to follow, as in previous “forms”, they live divided between a distant past and the everyday life in which they search for their own destiny. Mattia wants to create a new existence for himself; Sofia strives to find a place in the present, even though everything brings her back to the love she lost. Finally Dargo… a ghost, a dark entity that day after day becomes more and more real and tangible. A shadow demanding revenge.Among the evocative alleys of Treviso, magic, love and mystery relive one life after another, in an endless repetition, like an opera that never stops being played.
Lori J. Lawrence was born in 1979 in a small village between Italy and Slovenia. Having a natural ability for drawing she sets herself in the direction of artistic development and graduates as an art teacher. Her passion is quickly transformed into an eclectic view of life. At the end of her studies she moves to Treviso, a city she falls hopelessly in love with. Fascinated by subtle energies and always seeking an inner evolution, she begins to see the world from a broad and different angle, which allows her to brush the boundary between real and unreal. In 2012 she makes her debut on Amazon as a fantasy writer. Her first saga, TRI, captivates the reading audience and it becomes a best-seller in a matter of a few months. From that moment her passion becomes a full-time job. She thinks of her writing as developmental, because behind every story, between the lines, is a hidden message which accompanies the reader in an ever-increasing evolution.