The Jonmarc Vahanian Adventures

Soldier. Fight slave. Smuggler. Warrior. Brigand lord.  If you’ve met Jonmarc Vahanian in the Chronicles of the Necromancer and Fallen Kings Cycle books, you don’t really know him until you take his journey.

The Shadowed Path

A Jonmarc Vahanian Collection These are the untold tales of Jonmarc Vahanian, hero of Gail Z. Martin’s best-selling Chronicles of the Necromancer series. Jonmarc Vahanian was just a blacksmith’s son in a small fishing village before raiders killed his family. Wounded and left for dead in the attack, Jonmarc tries to rebuild his life. But when a dangerous bargain with a shadowy stranger goes wrong, Jonmarc finds himself on the run, with nothing ahead but vengeance, and nothing behind him […]

Raider’s Curse

Raiders’ Curse (Jonmarc Vahanian Adventures #1)—The legend begins. When sea raiders threaten the villages along the Margolan coast, young Jonmarc Vahanian risks everything to save his family.

Caves of the Dead

Jonmarc Vahanian Adventures #2 To make ends meet, Jonmarc Vahanian sold a few odd items from ancient graves. When a stranger offers him gold for a particular relic, it could be a lucky break…or the beginning of a nightmare.

The Dark Road

A Jonmarc Vahanian Collection: VOL II “May you lose all you love to the flame and the sword—and the Dark Lady take your soul!” Jonmarc Vahanian fled from the raiders and monsters that killed his family, but when danger dogs his steps once again, he leaves the traveling caravan that gave him shelter to become a mercenary in nearby Principality. His fighting skills help him rise through the ranks, and draw the attention of a Nargi general—and the general’s undead […]

Storm Surge

A Jonmarc Vahanian Adventure #3 – When the caravan is beset by danger and a black beast stalks the shadows, Jonmarc Vahanian fears he is being stalked by a blood mage with a dangerous vendetta.

Bounty Hunter

A Jonmarc Vahanian Adventure #4 – Three bounty hunters come prowling around the caravan.  Are they after Jonmarc, or does one of his fellow travelers hide an even darker secret?

Blood’s Cost

A Jonmarc Vahanian Adventure #5 – When strange deaths haunt the caravan, Jonmarc is caught up in a dangerous game that reveals secrets held for generations and costs innocent lives.


A Jonmarc Vahanian Adventure #6 – The bounty hunters are back and this time they’ve captured Maynard Linton and sworn vengeance on Jonmarc. When the city and its guards turn against them, will they all make it out alive?


A Jonmarc Vahanian Adventure #7 – When a traveling monstrosities show comes to town and people start disappearing, Jonmarc discovers a dark secret. It will take all of his courage, blind luck and the help of a crazy old witch to stand against a bloodthirsty menace with an appetite for death.

Bad Places

A Jonmarc Vahanian Adventure #8 – A beautiful meadow turns deadly as ghosts spill from the barrows of the dead. When murderous spirits and blood-thirsty creatures threaten the caravan, it’s up to Jonmarc, a crazy hedge witch and a mysterious stranger to fight for the troupe’s survival.

Dead Man’s Bet

A Jonmarc Vahanian Adventure #9 – An errand turns deadly when slavers and vengeful ghosts capture Jonmarc and his friends. With the spirits and the slavers out to kill them, Jonmarc and a renegade soldier intend to get free or die trying to escape.

Dark Passage

A Jonmarc Vahanian Adventure #10 – A poisoner is loose in the caravan, and men are dying. Powerful old enemies have returned for vengeance, and Jonmarc finds honor and courage tested as he risks his life to save his friends.

Bad Blood

A Jonmarc Vahanian Adventure #11. Jonmarc and the War Dogs mercenaries find themselves caught in a deadly game when a routine assignment for two feuding nobles goes badly wrong, and nothing but blood will sate an unknown enemy.


A Jonmarc Vahanian Adventure #12. When Jonmarc and the War Dog mercenaries guard a noble’s celebration of the Feast of the Departed—better known as Haunts—Jonmarc finds himself up against an old enemy, and tangled in a fatal web of politics and intrigue.  


A Jonmarc Vahanian Adventure #13 When Jonmarc and the War Dogs get caught up in a war between two nobles, treachery, deceit, and magic test the mercenaries’ bravery and strain their loyalty against an inhuman, insatiable foe.    

Death Plot

A Jonmarc Vahanian Adventure #14. Jonmarc and the War Dogs are assigned to protect a visiting prince marked for death by a secret society of assassins.  


A Jonmarc Vahanian Adventure #15. Serving with the Eastmark army at the request of General Alcion, Jonmarc’s abilities help him rise through the ranks. But a routine mission to stop a band of brigands reveals a dangerous plot against Eastmark’s king, and Jonmarc treads a dangerous path between loyalty and dishonor.  

Bleak Harvest

A Jonmarc Vahanian Adventure #16. A routine mission turns deadly as Jonmarc and his outlander troops become mired in schemes that could topple the throne of Eastmark.  

Hard Choices

A Jonmarc Vahanian Adventure #17 – A village has fallen on hard times and does not have coin to pay their taxes. They plead for mercy but when General Alcion orders Jonmarc and his men to do the unthinkable, they must make some hard choices. The options weigh heavy on Jonmarc and an old curse seems likely to come true.  

Dead Reckoning

A Jonmarc Vahanian Adventure #18 – An old enemy bent on revenge exacts a terrifying price, forcing Jonmarc and his soldiers to choose between conscience and survival. Pushed to the breaking point, Jonmarc must protect the soldiers he commands while an old curse plays out its vengeance and a traitor maneuvers to gain a crown.  

Desperate Flight

A Jonmarc Vahanian Adventure #19.  With royal guards and a burning village behind him, Jonmarc Vahanian flees for his life into the forest against the warnings of far-seers. Home and freedom are just across the river, but fate may conspire to send him in another, deadly direction to meet his destiny.  

Death Match

A Jonmarc Vahanian Adventure #20 When Jonmarc Vahanian fled an unjust death sentence, a mistake led to his capture by the Nargi army. Jonmarc’s ability as a warrior gives him one chance to survive—as a fight slave in Nargi’s cruel betting games. Forced to kill or be killed, Jonmarc loses hope until a hostage’s life depends on him winning against impossible odds.  


A Jonmarc Vahanian Adventure #21 Jonmarc escapes the Nargi only to find himself at the point of the blade. While no longer a slave, Jonmarc struggles adapting to freedom. With pent-up rage and senses honed to fight, he finds threats around every corner and nightmares that keep sleep at bay. Jonmarc encounters old friends and enemies as he continues on his shadowed path. Soldier. Fight slave. Smuggler. Warrior. Brigand lord.  If you’ve met Jonmarc Vahanian in the Chronicles of the […]


A Jonmarc Vahanian Adventure #22 Jonmarc Vahanian learns the smuggling business from his friend Maynard Linton. Their bold risk taking earns them gold, but gains them powerful enemies. As the rescues and betrayals add up, Jonmarc fears that he can’t outrun the sins of the past.