After a car accident that should have taken her life, Raven awakens to a revelation and a peculiar choice that turns her world upside down. She learns that an ongoing war between angels and demons has been playing out for centuries, and the world of man is the battlefield. She is tasked with stopping the archdemon Mephisto’s plans, a task that leads to becoming mixed up with a dangerous cult. But lives are at stake and this ill-prepared hero in the making will have to make sacrifices to get the job done, as a new and unexpected chapter in her life begins.
The events of the Nephilim series take place in Kankakee Illinois and the surrounding area. The series is considered urban fantasy with elements of horror and action. Planned to be a six-volume series, the first three novels are currently available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Smashwords. Autographed copies are available at mandymadrox.com or see below for more information on upcoming events.
If you’ve ever heard the old folk song, The City of New Orleans, you’ve at least heard the name of the city I’m from. “All along the southbound odyssey. The train pulls out at Kankakee.” I often tell people I’m addicted to coffee and writing. An all-around geek, I’m into many different fandoms. I have an appreciation for older cars and older things. Music is pretty much anything. I have a passion for horror, fantasy, and the unexplained.
If you found out you were half-demon and damned to hell no matter what you did, what would you do? Raven Ashlynn, keeps doing what she thinks is right. Unable to return to her life as she knew it, Raven struggles to maintain her mundane routine. But her trips to the comic shop and coffee house may come to an end. A new nightclub, run by a Warlock with seemingly questionable intentions, has opened its doors. Things keep getting worse through the Halloween season. The Afflicted are hunting humans on the streets of Kankakee, and an enemy arrives by a late-night train. But it’s the arrival of a mysterious invitation, that may cause the most trouble..
Vatican City is an inspiring sight to behold; unless all you’re seeing is four walls of a cell deep within its dungeon. Most people go abroad and bring home a cheap souvenir; Raven Ashlynn brings home a whole person and a new set of rules. While her future is on the line, so is the future of the city. Warlocks have set their sights on Kankakee. A dark summoning in Chicago draws attention to what she is which leads to a heartbreaking introduction, and an intriguing offer. War breaks out between the gang and the Order of Blackthorn. Lines are crossed, and as the ashes settle, everything changes.