In these three dark and brooding short stories, set in and around the US state of Nevada, a cast of disparate characters struggle with greed and temptation, and the cursed lure of easy money… an old man goes in search of his son in the aftermath of a terrible storm, a couple down on their luck make a life-changing discovery and an ex-cop has one last impossible decision to make…
Lee Hall was kind enough to put my book, ‘The Silent Betrayal’ as one of the best books read in 2020 and gave a glowing review to the book. Please, have a look through the whole list for other really good indie books on this list and check out the rest of Lee Hall’s website for other interesting posts and books.
The Silent Betrayal is listed on The Indie Bookstore, check it out along with other great indie books collection.
A young orphan on the run from the King. A warlock with the power to protect her. And, the fighter holding them together.
The Rive, a realm ruled by the iron grip of a war-hungry King, is on the brink of rebellion and Lyvanne, a young girl who has witnessed a vision of his downfall, is the key to victory, whether she wants to be involved or not. Forced to leave her loved ones behind, her life becomes a deadly game of cat and mouse. With the King willing to stop at nothing if it means finding the one who threatens his reign. But when a defiant insurgent group known as The Spring takes her into their protection, Lyvanne is offered something she never could have dreamed of before. The chance to fight back, the chance to make a difference.
Embark on a journey of self-discovery and political upheaval as a common street rat takes the first steps of her great journey along the paths of love, magic, and war.
John Wilander finds himself reluctantly drawn to an ambitious investigation of a clandestine theory–lured into the rabbit hole by his enigmatic new friend from Stockholm University, the privileged William Milton. William is intensely determined to exhume the mother of all conspiracy theories from its dormancy and usher in the renaissance of a notorious worldview that has been dead and buried for five hundred years…until now.As John’s pleas for sanity fall on deaf ears, a decision is made. With the aid of astrophysicist Dr. Celeste Wood, the table is set for a voyage to Antarctica that, if successful, could re-shape the world as we know it for all the years to come–with or without him.
It’s 1988, and four women have gone missing from a small town. When one of the bodies is discovered in a shallow grave by the lake, Alice Foster goes to dangerous lengths to find out who is responsible. After all, she’s next on his list.
In search of closure after her grandmother’s mysterious death, Alice moves to Wintersburg, completely unaware of the missing women. While shopping at the local grocery store, she sees a Missing Person’s poster on a bulletin board. She examines the photographs and names of the four women listed, but one thing in particular stands out — they all look eerily similar to each other, and to her.
A great review for The Silent Betrayal by Lee Hall.