The Man From Taured – Available Now

“Bates skillfully unwinds a complex tale of suspense, mystery and intrigue. A roller-coaster ride full of emotions”—Kirkus Reviews

From international bestselling author Jeremy Bates comes the third book in the WORLD’S SCARIEST LEGENDS series.

Ever been to Taured before? No? In fact, you’ve never heard of it? Well, neither had the rest of the world when in July of 2020 a European businessman shows up at Tokyo International Airport claiming to not only hail from the non-existent country but produces a legitimate passport.

What follows is a breakneck tale full of mystery, intrigue, and action that will keep you turning pages well past your bedtime.


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