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Black Ocean Books, LLC. is a global audiobook and ebook publisher headquartered in South Jordan, UT.
Founded in 2019, Black Ocean Books is a hub for independent artists, authors, narrators, and content creators to reach audiences worldwide.


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The Phoenix Legacy

Phoenix Legacy Release Date Announced

The first book in the Phoenix Legacy series, Herald of a Midnight Empire set for tentative prerelease on June 7, 2020.

John R Belliston

Welcome to John R. Belliston

John R. Belliston will be joining the Black Ocean Books team as a co-author on the upcoming series The Gods Who Bleed.

The Gods Who Bleed

A New Series in the Works

Richard L. Sanders, author of The Phoenix Conspiracy, and John R. Belliston have announced that they are teaming up to create a new series. The Gods Who Bleed book one Heretic will be available in 2020.

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Read what people are saying about our books

The Phoenix Conspiracy

Extremely well written...

Great storyline and characters. You feel like you know these people and understand what they are going through. Can't wait to read the next part of the story.

The Phoenix Rising

This is such an exciting book to read...

The twists and turns of this saga have some terrifying scenes. Get the characters continue showing their true feelings and desperate ways of saving each other. I look forward to the next installment.

The Phoenix Crisis


An excellent, twisting turning tale, that I found engrossing from the start, I look forward to reading the rest of the series.

The Phoenix War

Absolute masterpiece...

Mr Sanders you are a true master. I've read all your books and enjoyed them but the Phoenix series is just brilliant so many characters and so much happening I couldn't stop reading. I'm very much looking forward to Phoenix darkness and I really hope this won't be the end for characters like Calvin Cross etc. I would love to see this adapted for the big screen as I think it would make a fantastic film.