A Novel : By the Light of a Lie

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INTRODUCING AN EXCITING NEW
CRIME NOVEL FROM MARJORIE ORR

BY THE LIGHT OF A LIE  by MARJORIE ORR

A Thane & Calder Mystery

Behind the glitter lurks a dark truth. A new thriller of murder and intrigue set across the globe

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"One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives." Mark Twain.

“News is something someone wants suppressed. Everything else is just advertising.” Northcliff.

"One has to know one's buried truth in order to be able to live one's life. When one's history is abolished one's identity ceases to exist as well." Dori Laub.

What to expect from the crime fighting duo of Thane and Calder

The meme of the moment is fake news.

Tire Thane is the smart and sassy, investigative writer, fearless in ripping away façades and exposing the rotten core, she partners with Herk Calder, a battle-hardened Scottish ex-soldier. Together they are up against the wealthy businessmen willing to kill to protect their secrets. Some spout fantasies, others live a lie.

Truth comes at a price that only a few are prepared to pay.
From London, they embark on a dangerous hunt for answers in exotic locations and luxury resorts across Spain, California and the Highlands of Scotland. It’s an unlikely pairing. Tire Thane, is the brains but pursued by her own demons as the daughter of a convicted murderer, with a covert interest in astrology. Herk Calder is the brawn - practical, tough, ready to kill to defend her, though with surprising superstitions about birds.

What is the connection with a talented Glasgow artist, abandoned for years in a gulag mental asylum, whose Italian paintings give a clue to his forgotten childhood?

The brighter the light, the darker the shadow

Tire Thane is the smart and sassy, investigative writer, fearless in ripping away façades and exposing the rotten core, she partners with Herk Calder, a battle-hardened Scottish ex-soldier. Together they are up against the wealthy businessmen willing to kill to protect their secrets. Some spout fantasies, others live a lie.

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