Death Valley

Death Valley

  • Paperback
  • 9781646300525
  • Published: November 14, 2023


  • eBook
  • 9781646300532
  • Published: November 14, 2023


  • Big book
  • 9781646305162
  • Published: November 14, 2023


Love has a brother . . . and his name is hate.

Life was never easy for Marcus, even before his parents' murder/suicide in a seedy trailer park in Florida. Now he's landed in Vegas with his older brother, Mac, hoping to start over. But plans usually go sideways when Mac's involved. He's a mean brawler, and Marcus all too often ends up on the receiving end. 
Then Marcus meets Trina—a ray of hope in his sea of despair. He's smitten. Trina, however, has a thing for bad boys, and Mac is as bad as they come. 
After an unlikely stroke of good fortune dumps a heap of cash in their laps, their pressure-cooker existence explodes and all hell breaks loose. 

Death Valley is a story of how far you can push someone before they finally push back. It's about love, greed, and the wide-open desert where men mostly end up dead.

"Chilling . . . shows the struggle of family blood and conflicting personalities." - Advanced Review

Fans of Raging Bull and The Fighter will love this family drama. 



Eden Francis Compton

Eden Francis Compton enjoys exposing the dark underbelly of humanity while diving deep into the human heart, the human psyche, and the wonderful absurdity of life itself. Eden is a published and anthologized poet, with several literary awards for poetry. Eden's debut novel, Emily (Level 4 Press, 2022), was praised for its "madness" and "lovely language." 


Diane Taylor

Diane Taylor is the author of seven nonfiction books for young readers, ages nine to fifteen. Her titles from Nomad Press include World War II: From the Rise of the Nazi Party to the Dropping of the Atomic BombThe Renaissance Thinkers, and The Science of Natural Disasters: When Nature and Humans Collide. She also writes fiction for adults; Death Valley is her first novel with Level 4 Press. Diane lives in Bowling Green, Kentucky.