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To Rise Again tells the story of Louise, an 8-year-old little girl, sent on dangerous missions to bring messages to an English spy in a Nazi outpost. I thought she was a good character and I loved her adventure. The setting for the story was in old and mysterious mansion on the island of Jersey off the coast of England. To Rise Again was a fun read and I like the James Bond feel with espionage and a good double cross. For me the story had a slow start but by a few chapters in it picked up its pace and had my attention, and finished strongly. The story is a mix of a thriller/mystery and science fiction which all worked well together. As the plot unfolded the story really gets moving and I thought the conspiracy and science fiction aspects were really unique. The plot to spy and retrieve the plans of the Nazi’s was not only interesting but a good twist on the history of World War II. The final reveal of the Nazi plan was frightening and fit well with their need to rule the world.
Length: 200 pages
Release date: September 4, 2017
Stewart Bint’s latest novel, To Rise Again, has just been published by Creativia.
The Marquand family fled their home on Jersey, in the Channel Islands, just before the German occupation there during World War II…and never returned.
Now, it’s the summer of 1983, and their once opulent mansion, Idlewild, is now crumbling and derelict. The mansion holds a mysterious lure for 18-year-old David Simeon, who dreams of Idlewild years past, as it used to be. But who ius the the young girl he sees, endlessly wandering through its corridors?
As the nerve-shattering link between David, the girl, and the mysterious Idlewild comes to light, is it too late to stop the seeds of destruction and world domination planted there long ago, during Adolf Hitler’s last desperate throw of the dice in World war II?
Fantasy, science fiction, horror and paranormal mingle in Stewart Bint’s To Rise Again, as the threads of 1945 and 1983 slowly intertwine to reveal a world on the brink of destruction.
Stewart Bint, Biography-
Stewart Bint is a novelist, magazine columnist and Public Relations writer, and a member of the influential worldwide Awethors group.
He is an active awareness campaigner for mental health and sepsis, and was named on the 2016 list of “Inspirational Mental Health Advocates that are changing the world.”
Previous roles include radio presenter, newsreader and phone-in host.
Married to Sue, with two grown-up children, Chris and Charlotte, and a charismatic budgie called Alfie, Stewart lives in Leicestershire in the UK, and goes barefoot almost all the time.