With classes in weapons, martial arts, and secret codes, fourteen-year-old Alabaster Dangermond has spent the last five years training at a clandestine CIA prep school toward his ultimate goal-to become a real CIA secret agent.
Before his next training mission and the all-important Agent Trials, he receives a mysterious email with a video showing the murder of his parents. Thinking they died in a car crash when he was seven, Al is consumed by questions.
Will Alabaster Dangermond pass the Agent Trials and find the answers he seeks surrounding the mystery of his parents' tragic death years ago? Join Al and his friends as he unknowingly steps deeper into a web of deception to find everything he once thought true of his life turned upside down.
Dr. Jason VanHorn is a professor of geography. Fascinated by the interwoven fabric of people and places around the world, he loves to think about geographical interactions. Interested in security, secret intelligence, and spies, he loves to write both fiction and non-fiction. When he is not writing, you can find him throwing a baseball, camping, playing video games with his kids, or hanging out on social media. He started writing at an early age and had dreams in high school of one day completing a novel. Alabaster Dangermond and the Serpent's Blade is his first novel.