Okay, this story promises to be such a treat!
The Judge’s Demon (The Demons Inside Book 1), by K.M. Pfeifer narrated by Gerard Marquez is a Historical Thriller.
Claude is stricken by tragedy, and all fingers point at the Gypsies as the nation divides, and an empire falls. He is the king’s best man and has been given orders to rid France of all their problems.
He promised peace.
Amidst his role in a barbaric hunt and corrupt justice system, Claude finds himself drawn to a young girl of this minority race and consumes himself with her and his own ideas of who she should be for him.
They gave him power.
Paranoia and twisted delusion begin to bind Claude’s double life as a charming official, able to justify his every crime to his followers, but also a criminal narcissist with a blood obsession.
Now their new world must be paid for.
Will his desires for the girl soften his heart? Or will the Judge’s Demon of hatred add fuel to the fire in his search for the leader of the rebellion rising against him?
The Hunchback of Notre Dame meets The Handmaid’s Tale and YOU in this twisted rendition of history.
Warning: graphic violence including torture, abuse, and rape.
- Claude- I had originally pictured Alan Rickman (Snape) when I wrote this years ago, but a good second would be Paul McGann (Queen of the Damned)
- Charles- Timothy Spall (Peter Pettigrew)
- Joseph- Sam Riley (Maleficent)
- Rosa- Helena Bonham Carter (Everything awesome)
- Marie- Naomi Scott (Aladdin)
- Nikolais Quinn- Zachary Quinto (AHS, Star Trek)
And now that you know who will be the actor playing them, here are James Claude and Marie.
Hi Guys, and thank you for being here. Lat’s start by your full name? And do you have a nickname?
-Claude- It’s James Claude Fontaine, but few know my first name.
-Marie- Marie Victoria Adams… Fontaine now. I’m still adjusting to that.
Do you have any siblings?
-Claude- my father fathered another child, but I don’t speak much on that.
-Marie- I have three sisters, Giselle, Valerie, and Cordelia. I was the second born.
How would you describe your childhood?
-Claude- I’d say there was nothing about my childhood that wasn’t already mapped out before my birth. My father held high expectations and was not kind if everything wasn’t precisely done. Some would say he was a cruel man, but I always understood my purpose and accepted the greater good that would be in my life.
-Marie- It was so much fun! Papa was a musician, and a really good one. He would take us to all of his concertos. My sisters and I loved dressing up. When I started playing the cello, we traveled even more. I even played in front of the king once. We saw so many beautiful places and met a lot of friendly people. I often miss those days.
Who is your best friend?
-Claude- Charles and Joseph. We all grew up around each other. We make the perfect team in our careers. I would trust them with my life and secrets.
-Marie- Growing up it was always my younger sister Val. we’ve always been close. In the last few years I would say Rosa. I don’t feel like there’s anything I couldn’t come to her with. She has made life bearable.
Claude, you mentioned secrets before, what is the most private thing you’re willing to share?
-Claude- I think we’re done here.
-Marie- I snuck out a few times, mostly at night, but a couple of times during the day. It was a really fun time.
About the Author: K.M. Pfeifer
Pfeifer once lived on a school bus! Well, she still does, but she had so much fun with that building project that she’s doing it again, only bigger! From buses to quirky bookshelves to words on paper, Khris loves crafting things together with passion and creativity using whatever tools are on hand. Her personal experiences working with the elderly and ill in their final months has also taught her so much about history and the human mindset. She has mixed those timeless narratives with a unique perspective that walks a line between thriller and mystery with a dash of romance to reach the largest audience possible in her writings, and hopes to share that experience with everyone that needs to hear these views and stories.
About the Narrator: Gerard Marquez
Gerard got his start at an early age, performing with various Opera companies and teams throughout Australia. After moving to America as an adult he made the transition into musical theater, and voice-over. Gerard has worked with various Opera and Musical theater companies throughout southern California and LA. Gerard has been working as a narrator and voice actor for the last few years now, and can’t wait to help bring the listeners in to K.M. Pfeifer’s dark Parisian world.
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