About The Author

Samantha Hurrle has been writing from an early age, including short stories and children’s books, but her magnum opus is The Mark. In her wild imagination, Eleveria and Xanadai were born. The story embodies several areas of literature including fantasy, historical fiction, mystery, and theological fiction. Samantha embodies the dying image of the Renaissance Woman – a person who has mastered a wide variety of skills and areas of expertise. She is an author, having published fiction literature and peer-reviewed scientific literature. She is also an accomplished harpist and pianist, and she is completing her osteopathic medical degree and will become a physician in the spring of 2023.