Release date: November 28, 2017
Publisher: Bloodhound Books
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 Mel 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.
I’m so pleased to be helping to kick off the blog tour for The Liar’s Promise today!
I’m not usually drawn to books with supernatural elements, but after being totally blown away by Tilbury’s The Abattoir of Dreams I knew I had to read this one, and let me tell you, I am so glad that I did! It has the authors trademark dark humor which brings some much needed levity to an extremely menacing story, a lightening fast pace and a villain that made my skin crawl.
Imagine one day your sweet, innocent four year old child starts acting strange, and by strange I mean downright scary, saying things they have no way of knowing, talk of death, despair and destruction. Creepy, isn’t it? That’s exactly what happens to Mel when her daughter Chloe has a massive freak out after they visit a local theater. Things go from bad to worse as it seems Chloe is a reincarnation of a murder victim, just typing that sends chills down my spine! Poor Mel has no idea who to turn to, who can help when you can’t even truly explain what’s actually going on?! I sure felt for her, it’s an impossible situation and there are literally no answers, but the answers that Tilbury came up with were shocking and truly entertaining.
I’m going to stop discussing the plot here and just say that if you’re already a fan of the authors then you’ll definitely enjoy this book. If you’ve not read him before but like a supernatural twist in your thrillers this is a must read. Be warned though, it’s definitely not for the faint of heart, it’s gruesome, sick, and twisted and takes a peek at the very dark depths of humanity, but if you can handle some gore, don’t miss out!
Overall rating: 4.5/5
Thanks to the publisher for my review copy.
About the Author:
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 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.