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The Liar's Promise by Mark Tilbury

The Blurb

How does a mother protect her child from the unknown? During a visit to a local theatre, four-year-old Chloe Hollis becomes hysterical. But her mother, Mel, doesn’t realise that this is just the beginning of the nightmare. In the coming weeks, Chloe talks of The Tall Man - Of death. At her wits end, Mel confides in Charles Honeywell, the headmaster at the school where she works. But what Kim doesn’t know is that Charles is linked to what is happening to her daughter. Will Mel learn the terrible truth? And can she overcome her own tragic past and save her daughter before it’s too late? The Liar’s Promise is a story of past lives and future torment.

About Mark Tilbury

Mark lives in a small village in the lovely county of Cumbria, although his books are set in Oxfordshire where he was born and raised. After serving in the Royal Navy and raising his two daughters after being widowed, Mark finally took the plunge and self-published two books on Amazon, The Revelation Room and The Eyes of the Accused. He's always had a keen interest in writing, and is extremely proud to have his fourth novel, The Liar's Promise, along with The Abattoir of Dreams, published, and both The Revelation Room and The Eyes of the Accused re-launched by Bloodhound Books. When he's not writing, Mark can be found trying and failing to master blues guitar, and taking walks around the beautiful county of Cumbria. Mark sends out e-mail newsletters once a month to keep readers updated with news and offering them chances to win exclusive prizes. You can sign up here:

My Review

There was no doubt in my mind that 'The Liar's Promise' was full of promise, having read Mark Tilbury's 'Revelation Room', 'The Eye Of The Accused' and the mind-blowing 'Abattoir Of Dreams.' This latest offering, is a new shade of dark, I think it should be called 'Tilbury Dark.' Beware of the 'tall man.' When Mel Hollis takes her four-year old daughter Chloe to a pantomime at the local theatre that she had been looking forward to, Chloe refused to enter the theatre, because she said the 'tall man' was in there and was 'going to kill them all.' This is a tale of possession, past lives, torture and execution, at the whim of 'the tall man' a man whose gameplay feeds his ego causing pain and misery to other peoples lives. There was everything that I crave from this genre within this book, and a lot more, just the right amount of suspense, fear, jealousy, infidelity, humour and supernatural, to make it Tilbury Dark.

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