Mark Pryor

Mark Pryor will sign and discuss The Sorbonne Affair (Seventh Street Books; $15.95).

Mark grew up in Hertfordshire, England, and now lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife and three young children. 

Over the years, he has been many things: ski instructor, journalist, personal trainer, and bra folder (he lasted one day: fired for giggling at the ridiculousness of the job.  If it's any excuse, he was just nineteen years old.)

His first real career was as a newspaper reporter in Colchester, Essex.  There, he covered the police and crime beat for almost two years.  He also wrote stories on foreign assignments, including accounts from Northern Ireland while with the British Army, and from Romania where he covered the first-anniversary celebrations of that country's revolution.

Mark moved to America in 1994, mostly for the weather. He attended journalism school at the University of North Carolina, in Chapel Hill, and then law school at Duke University, graduating with honors and a lot of debt.

He is currently an Assistant District Attorney with the Travis County DA's office.  Or, as he tells his kids, "I help catch bad guys."  Simplistic, yes, but you try explaining the judicial system to six-year-old twins! 

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Event date: 

Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 2:00pm

Event address: 

2342 Bissonnet St
Houston, TX 77005
The Sorbonne Affair: A Hugo Marston Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781633882614
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Seventh Street Books - August 22nd, 2017

Someone is spying on American author Helen Hancock. While in Paris to conduct research and teach a small class of writers, she discovers a spy camera hidden in her room at the Sorbonne Hotel. She notifies the US Embassy, and former FBI profiler Hugo Marston is dispatched to investigate.


The Paris Librarian Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781633881778
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Published: Seventh Street Books - August 9th, 2016

Hugo Marston's friend Paul Rogers dies unexpectedly in a locked room at the American Library in Paris. The police conclude that Rogers died of natural causes, but Hugo is certain mischief is afoot.


The Reluctant Matador: A Hugo Marston Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781633880023
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Published: Seventh Street Books - June 2nd, 2015

A nineteen-year-old aspiring model has disappeared in Paris. Her father, Bart Denum, turns to his old friend Hugo Marston for help. Marston, the security chief at the American Embassy, makes some inquiries and quickly realizes something is amiss: Bart's daughter was not a model, but rather a dancer at a seedy strip club. And she headed to Barcelona with some guy she met at the club.


The Button Man Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781616149949
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Published: Seventh Street Books - September 2nd, 2014

In this prequel to The Bookseller, former FBI profiler Hugo Marston has just become head of security at the US Embassy in London. He's asked to protect a famous movie-star couple, Dayton Harper and Ginny Ferro, who, while filming a movie in rural England, killed a local man in a hit and run.


The Blood Promise Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781616148157
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Published: Seventh Street Books - January 14th, 2014

Hugo Marston must figure out what lies hidden inside an old sailor's chest before a 200-year-old blood promise is revealed and claims another life.


The Crypt Thief Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781616147853
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Published: Seventh Street Books - May 7th, 2013

It's summer in Paris and two tourists have been murdered in Pere Lachaise cemetery in front of Jim Morrison's grave. The cemetery is locked down and put under surveillance, but the killer returns, flitting in and out like a ghost, and breaks into the crypt of a long-dead Moulin Rouge dancer. In a bizarre twist, he disappears under the cover of night with part of her skeleton.


The Bookseller: The First Hugo Marston Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781616147082
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Published: Seventh Street Books - October 9th, 2012

Who is killing the celebrated bouquinistes of Paris?


Hollow Man Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781633880863
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Published: Seventh Street Books - September 1st, 2015

"As sharp and slick as a switchblade--both excellent entertainment and an acute psychological portrait. Add Mark Pryor to your must-read list--I have."
--LEE CHILD, #1 New York Times-bestselling author

Dominic is a prosecutor, a musician, and an Englishman living in Texas. He's also a psychopath.