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Love, Lies and Treachery

The new novel - a thriller set in Yorkshire

ISBN-13: 978-1537719313  -  ISBN-10: 1537719319  -  ASIN: B01MTWQGWO

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Young, naive and idealistic, all Nathan wants is to change the world for the better.


Involved in the affairs of the Party for National Unity, from its inception, Nathan's progress is rapid. After the party seizes control of the country, his own ruthless actions bring him to a prominent position. Then, over a matter of days, his life falls apart. Arrested, brutally interrogated, his loyalty questioned, he is released into a world without family or friends. He is an outcast. Now, he knows the true nature of the monstrous regime he helped create.


Uprooted, Nathan is resettled in a city many miles from his hometown. Alone and under surveillance, he has time to reflect on his past deeds and on the increasing brutality of the ruling party. Before he can hope to atone for his past deeds, he must regain the trust of his masters. To his horror, he learns of a new and deadly threat to the population by the government. Soon, he discovers all he needs to know about love, lies and treachery. Dictatorship, abduction and insurrection are a heady combination for anyone to handle.


This story is especially relevant in today's world, where governments want to capture more power and control over their populations. The characters are strong, the action is exciting. The author has created a frightening situation that makes the reader stand up and take notice.
Patricia Perry - Author

"...a novel that twists and turns and is extremely poignant in the present political climate..."

Ronnie Brown


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Shadows from a Time Long Past  

ISBN:1453737049      ISBN-13:9781453737040      ASIN:B004RZICCM

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Shadows from a Time Long Past - front cover

The stranger, to whose aid Nerian comes, is young, beautiful and mysterious. Why is she so insistent he accept the gift of a Crook? It is a decision he soon regrets for he finds himself the target of a manhunt by the forces of the merciless Lord Sigeberht. But, instead of saving himself, why is Nerian risking his life to return the object?

Held captive within the tyrant's castle, Naomi, the Crook's Guardian, awaits her opportunity to escape. As Lord Sigeberht fails in his attempts to obtain the object, external forces take control of his mind, driving him blindly towards disaster.  

While Nerian desperately seeks Naomi, unknown to him the Keeper of the Gauntlet also is making his way towards her. What links the Gauntlet and the Crook and why are the games played by Naomi in her childhood important? Released from confinement, Shadows of evil begin to spread across the land. What is the significance of Gabrielle, the Keeper's kidnapped daughter? As a weapon against the forces of evil, the innocence of a child should never be underestimated.

Cover Art by Ruth Stevens        

Shadows from a Time Long Past is an action packed story that will keep the reader absorbed from the first page to the last. It is filled with memorable characters such as the devoted Almund, Keeper of the Gauntlet, who searches for Gabrielle, his kidnapped daughter; and young Nerian who is drawn into the conflict because of a chance encounter with Naomi, the Guardian of the Crook. The merciless Lord Sigeberht seeks not only the Crook but the Gauntlet because combining the two will grant him unimaginable power. Will he succeed?   Mr. Hill's rich settings, remarkable characters and well-crafted story make this a must read. 

Patricia Perry- author:   Quest for the Source of Darkness ,   The Fortress of Darkness,   The Edge of Darkness: The Final Battle

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The Shintae

2nd Edition

ISBN-13: 978-1541323025   ISBN-10: 1541323025

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     After recovering The Shintae, an ancient relic of  mystical properties, the Maraen warrior Kaer is surprised by the enemy and left for dead. Surviving his injuries Kaer is once more charged with retrieving The Shintae and, with his companion Angharad, travels deep into the Cantaen Mountains in search of the object. Together, Kaer and Angharad face great danger, adventure and The Shintae - Front Cover all-out war before their arduous task can be completed.

Standing in Kaer and Angharad's way is Sartae, an antagonist whose evil  ambitions know no bounds. A leader, whose cruelty and hatred is legendary. As the mission progresses,  Kaer and Angharad receive help from the most unlikely of sources but in the end, they must use all their skill and knowledge to keep themselves alive. As the venture races to its explosive climax, even this may not prove sufficient.


"The Shintae, a mysterious stone with magical powers, is entrusted to the forest-dwelling Maraens. The Cantaens, the Maraens' enemies living in the mountains, steal the stone to use against them. The Maraen hero, Kaer, manages to get the stone back but is ambushed by a group of Cantaens and loses the Shintae to them. The race is on to retrieve the Shintae before the Cantaens learn to decipher the words that will set free its incredible power. Brian R. Hill's fantasy tale is richly told. His characters are strong, determined and dedicated to their tasks. They face many obstacles yet refuse to yield to any of them. Mr. Hill's story takes the reader on an incredible journey..."

Author Patricia Perry "Quest for the Source of Darkness" (7/06)


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Last updated 21 February 2017