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In Betrayal at the Border, attorney Zachary Blake tackles two cases that strike at the heart of our nation's contentious immigration debate.

In Riverview, Michigan, undocumented immigrants Miguel and Mary Carmen Gonzalez are determined to realize the American dream. They find jobs at a local filler plant, have children, and lead an all-American life, that is until ICE raids their plant.

Canan and Karim Izady are naturalized citizens of the United States. They have immigrated legally from Kurdistan and have an American-born daughter, Hana. Unable to persuade her mother to follow the young family to America, Canan travels with Hana to an ISIS hotbed so the child can meet her grandmother for the first time. With the war over, what could possibly go wrong?

Two unique immigrant families, two uniquely dangerous consequences of America’s dysfunctional immigration system. Enter Zachary Blake, superstar lawyer. 

But, for the first time in a long time, Blake is out of his element—immigration law calls for the expertise of his specialist/partner, Marshall Mann. Together, two extraordinary lawyers take on a terrorist network and a broken immigration system. And crack investigator Micah Love returns, racing against the clock to prevent tragic circumstances. In this politically charged anti-immigrant international climate, will a Hail Mary be their only move?

Award-winning legal thriller author, Mark M. Bello, pits our nation's broken immigration system against important human and social justice rights issues, spinning a tale that shines a bright light on the everyday fears of immigrants all over the United States. Can Blake, Mann, and Love prevent a Betrayal at the Border?


“The action that surges and builds on every page of Betrayal at the Border is incentive enough for Bello’s new readers to delve more seriously into his series, and for fans already familiar with his work to rush to get a copy of this latest international page-turner.”  ~ Feathered Quill

"Betrayal at the Border is a stunning novel with a breathtaking plotline, and I recommend it to everyone who loves courtroom dramas with a hint of action." ~ Readers' Favorite

"Betrayal at the Border Attorney Zachary Blake returns to tackle cases that strike at the heart of the US immigration debate. 2 immigrant families 2 dangerous consequences of a dysfunctional system Enter Zachary Blake, superstar.” ~ Literary Titan

"Powerful and, at times, gut-wrenching, this engrossing thriller shines the light on history, politics, and society’s errors to create an unforgettable read." ~ Feathered Quill