Facebook Live with Mark Pryor

Mark Pryor is the author of the Hugo Marston novels The Bookseller, The Crypt Thief, The Blood Promise, The Button Man, The Reluctant Matador, and The Paris Librarian, as well as the novels Hollow Man and the forthcoming Dominic. He has also published the true-crime book As She Lay Sleeping. A native of Hertfordshire, England, he is an assistant district attorney in Austin, Texas, where he lives with his wife and three children.

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Event date: 

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 7:00pm

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2342 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005
The French Widow (Hugo Marston #9) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781645060239
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Published: Seventh Street Books - September 15th, 2020

A young American woman is attacked at a historic Paris chateau and four paintings are stolen the same night, drawing Hugo Marston into a case where everyone seems like a suspect. To solve this mystery Hugo must crack the secrets of the icy and arrogant Lambourd family, who seem more interested in protecting their good name than future victims.


The Book Artist (Hugo Marston #8) Cover Image
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Published: Seventh Street Books - February 5th, 2019

Hugo Marston, head of security for the U.S. Embassy in Paris, puts his life in danger when he investigates the murder of a celebrated artist, all the while fending off an assassin looking to settle an old score against him. Hugo Marston accompanies his boss, US Ambassador J. Bradford Taylor, to the first night of an art exhibition in Montmartre, Paris.


The Sorbonne Affair: A Hugo Marston Novel Cover Image
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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: A Hugo Marston Novel 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. As he pokes around the library, Hugo discovers that rumors are swirling around some recently donated letters from American actress Isabelle Severin.


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: A Hugo Marston Novel Cover Image
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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 task turns from routine to disastrous almost immediately.


The Blood Promise: A Hugo Marston Novel Cover Image
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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. In post-Revolution Paris, an old man signs a letter in blood, then hides it in a secret compartment in a sailor's chest.


The Crypt Thief: A Hugo Marston Novel Cover Image
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Published: Seventh Street Books - May 7th, 2013

It’s summer in Paris and two tourists have been murdered in Père 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
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ISBN: 9781616147082
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Published: Seventh Street Books - October 9th, 2012

Who is killing the celebrated bouquinistes of Paris? Max—an elderly Paris bookstall owner—is abducted at gunpoint. His friend, Hugo Marston, head of security at the US embassy, looks on helplessly, powerless to do anything to stop the kidnapper. Marston launches a search, enlisting the help of semiretired CIA agent Tom Green.