Marie Balustrade’s novels deal with controversial social issues that span the globe. The stories are not meant for the reader to swoon over and fall in love momentarily for a shallow romance. The books aim to involve the audience with tears, anger, disgust, and after turning the last page, become more vigilant.
February 2023 – Sunset Shadows
The much-awaited sequel to Wings At Dawn follows Julian Lopez, Noel Rojas and Paolo Melendez across four countries as they track an international trafficking ring that lures unsuspecting trans women into an an evil web they cannot escape from on their own. The book is a culmination of six years of research in the Philippines, Thailand, and Germany.
Journalist Alexander Adler returns to India to research a story on child prostitution and trafficking, only to end up embroiled in a situation far deeper than he ever imagined. Alex and his companions Julian Lopez and Matthew Cornwall weave their way through the darker corners of society and are entangled in a rescue mission that comes at a high price.
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Wings At Dawn on Barnes and Noble
Chains at Dusk by Marie Balustrade