Madness Method

The Madness Project (Madness Method #1)


If everything you thought you knew was a lie, how much would you sacrifice to learn the truth?

Cavnal has been at peace for nearly a century. Magic, once revered, is now the object of contempt. And anyone unfortunate enough to be born with its powers has been banned from the nobility and pushed to the fringes of society.

All his life, Prince Tarik has known that if the world discovered his secret—that he was born a mage—he would lose everything. But when a wave of violence in the city points back to an underground society of mages, everything changes. Only Tarik has the power to infiltrate their ranks. Only he can learn the truth about a plot that could destroy everything he loves.

But nothing can prepare him for the life of lies he will have to live to win a place in that society. Or for Hayli, a shape-shifter mage who is unlike any girl he has ever met. She might be the one to destroy all his plans…or she may be the only one who can save him from himself.

Together they face a dangerous web of sedition, crime and violent ambition, where nothing is as simple as either of them believed. And what they discover will challenge everything they thought they knew about loyalty and betrayal, love and honor.

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A Dark So Deep (Madness Method #2)

DsD_ebookCavnal stands on the brink of war. With the threat of insurrection from within and the threat of a world war from without, peace seems a fragile, distant dream. At the heart of the chaos stand Tarik—beloved Prince, rebel, traitor—and Hayli, the captured mage who knows too many secrets.

With the world falling into chaos around them, Hayli must struggle to save her sanity and escape her captors, while Tarik must wrestle with his own inner prison before he forgets his reason for fighting. Some believe he is the key to defusing the hostilities before they begin. Some believe he is the only one who can save the mages from annihilation. Torn between the bonds of duty and blood, Tarik begins to understand that his choices are never as simple as he believes, and some questions have no clear answers.

With alliances threatened, Hayli in the grips of the Science Ministry, and the line between loyalty and betrayal blurred, there is only one question that matters: If the price for peace is too high, is war the only option?



A Sea Like Glass (Madness Method #3)

Tarik, Hayli, and their crew risked everything to thwart an insurgency bent on toppling the Cavnish monarchy, but despite all their efforts, the monarchy has fallen, the nation is leaderless, and the threat of a world war looms larger than ever.

Heartbroken, torn between his duty to his homeland and his desire to fulfill King Trabin’s last command, Tarik travels across the wild sea to face the harsh and hostile land of Istia, to secure an alliance with Cavnal that he hopes will prevent the outbreak of war. Left behind in Cavnal, Hayli and Tarik’s old crew try to put the pieces of their lives back together, but they all know that nothing will ever be the same. The failed insurgency and the fall of the monarchy left the nation rudderless and divided, and forces are hard at work to topple what remains of the old regime and usher in a new.

But there are other forces in motion that no one ever dreamed of—and ancient powers are stirring that could unravel everything Hayli and Tarik have sacrificed so much to achieve.

On the chessboard of the gods’ war, everyone is a player, and everyone must choose a side…


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  1. Stephanie

    Are you going to continue the Madness Project? It was an intriguing story line, can’t wait for the next book(s)!

  2. Collin

    I just finished A sea like glass and it ended on a cliff hanger which really sucks because I have finished the series in about a week because it was so good so I was wondering if you were planning on writing any more books in The Madness Method series? Love your books I have read all The Lost Road books and loved them and now I just finished all the Madness Method books.

    1. JLeighBralick

      Thank you so much for writing! I’m thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the books so much! 🙂 Yes, A Sea Like Glass is definitely not the end of the story. There will be two more books in the series…and I’m also working on another story set in Tarik’s world but taking place about 600 years in the past, which I’m super excited about! I’ll be announcing the title of Madness Method #4 soon, so stay tuned! 🙂

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