“The nonstop action goes hand in hand with the breezy style.”
– Publishers Weekly
"Stringer, author of the Sam Ireland and Eoin Miller mysteries, has a winner here with Marah Chase—pulse-pounding adventure, in the best Indiana Jones tradition, with a charismatic gay woman fueling the action."
– Booklist (starred) [praise for 'Marah Chase and the Conqueror's Tomb']
"This action-packed adventure, fast paced from page one, will remind readers of the drama of Indiana Jones and James Bond as Marah and Joanna try to save the world from a radical group. Fans of car chases, flawed, courageous protagonists, and save-the-world adventures should grab this exciting page-turner featuring two take-charge women. Their dangerous quest is as daunting and riveting as any in movies or thrillers."
– Library Journal (starred review, Pick of the Month) [praise for 'Marah Chase and the Conqueror's Tom
"A fun ride."
– Publishers Weekly [praise for 'Marah Chase and the Conqueror's Tomb']
"Stringer effortlessly weaves a complex web of espionage and betrayal around a rip-snorting, larger-than-life adventure in the spirit of Indiana Jones."
– Antony Johnston, creator of 'Atomic Blonde' and 'The Exphoria Code' [praise for 'Marah Chase and the Conqueror's Tomb']
"Ever wonder what Raiders of the Lost Ark would be like if it was set in the present day and Marian Ravenwood got to do all the cool stuff instead of Indiana Jones? Marah Chase and the Conqueror’s Tomb gives you a chance to find out. Jay Stringer has given readers a ripping yarn with all the elements of a multi-dimensional spy adventure: a dangerous, high-stakes quest, formidable adversaries, international intrigue, love and lust, loyalty and betrayal, cliff-hanging suspense à la Dan Brown and, best of all, a cast of characters that will keep you thinking about them and wondering what they’ll do next. Then there’s Stringer’s deliciously ambiguous approach to the potentially supernatural. Is it magic or technology? Read it and decide for yourself."
– Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff, co-author of the New York Times bestselling 'The Last Jedi' [praise for 'Marah Chase and the Conqueror's Tomb']
While this second book in the series has as much fast-paced action as its predecessor, Marah Chase and the Conqueror’s Tomb, there’s more depth to the story. The action-packed narrative touches on issues of cultural appropriation, identity, history, and environmental change, which featuring a variety of LGBTQ characters. Fans of Indiana Jones or the Marvel action series will appreciate this cinematic adventure.
– Jay Stringer, Library Journal