Sunday, 6 May 2012

The Shadowed Valley

Jack Shepherd’s life in Australia is good. However, the arrival of a letter from England threatens to blow his comfortable life apart.
The only way he can unearth the truth, is to fly to London as soon as possible.

Young Celia huddles in the back of a taxi, with no recollection as to how she got there. Her sense of fear and despair increases dramatically on arrival at Greyache House. Shrouded in perpetual fog,the menacing property is occupied by strange and unpleasant characters. Not least the evil cat Crudus.
The only person, who shows her any kindness, is the housekeeper, Mary.
While taking a walk, Celia finds an old shed hidden in the woods surrounding Greyache House. Finding the shed is the catalyst, propelling Celia on a terrifying journey through the land of Dauthus, in search of the narrow path. The path that will lead her to The Shadowed Valley, beyond which is the mighty gate and safety.

Along the way she meets John, a young man also lost and searching for the mighty gate. But he's chosen the wrong path and is heading into grave danger. Celia persuades him to join her. As they journey together, they encounter many terrifying foes and Celia is forced to wrestle with a tragedy that strikes deeply at her heart.
Will they survive, find the gate and regain their lives and memories?

Jack arrives at Heathrow airport and is met by Ted, the friend who sent the disturbing letter.
What did Ted say in the letter that triggered Jack’s urgent flight to London? What could be the link between Jack and Celia, and can Ted convince him that he is Celia’s only hope?

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