"This is a strange and violent place." Wrecked on an unchartered island, his ship and crew lost in a storm, Captain Trebane struggles to survive amongst the island’s deadly community of immortals. Beset by the peculiar, dark magic that pervades the jungle, and the curse which has driven its inhabitants to savagery, Trebane discovers that, beneath the island’s tropical beauty, lurks the shadow of an age old evil. Battling to rescue the woman he loves from the cathedral at the island’s heart, he encounters the reclusive skeleton leader of the savages, along with the island’s other strange inhabitants. As Trebane explores, he learns more of the island’s curse, its connections with the Garden of Eden, its history, and the inexorable fate which tugs upon the lives of all its sinister occupants. Severed from the rest of the world, his quest culminates in a battle which will change the lives of the characters forever, and echo through all of time. Lilith’s Tears will immerse readers in the mystical world of the island. Magic and darkness pervade the landmass, with its fabled immortality and the curse that has condemned countless generations to languish there. Adventure, mystery, romance and legend - Lilith’s Tears will both amaze and enchant. "Everything about this story is different than anything else you have ever read" Can't Put it Down Book Review Blog "The world literally comes alive under his skill, immersing the reader in this strange island land." CS Fantasy Reviews “The author wasn’t simply telling a story. He created, constructed and described a panorama of complex characters, actions and locations, which were carefully directed to evolve in a manner reminding me of past masters of fiction.” Flying With Red Haircrow--This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
Author of two novels, a novella and a poetry anthology. Musician, Actor and Filmmaker. Creative Writing blogger to over 100,000 readers.
David Jones is the author of two novels, a novella and an anthology of poetry. His debut work, Lilith's Tears, was greeted with both critical and commercial acclaim, and his second novel, The Travelling Circus of Lacrimosa, enjoyed similar success. Working primarily in the genre of fiction/fantasy and incorporating elements of the Gothic, Fairytale, Folklore and history, the author continues to create magical and unique works, capturing a sense of the unreal and crafting it into mystical worlds which enchant and amaze readers. His latest release, Could You Ever Live Without? is a poetry anthology encompassing themes which will resonate with any and every reader. The anthology has been greeted with tremendous enthusiasm. His next novel, The Blue Bricks Part I, is due out later this year, and is the first part of a trilogy. His creative writing blog is followed by an audience of over 100,000 worldwide.
David Jones was born in 1989 in Liverpool, which is still his home. He studied English Language and Literature at the University of Liverpool, before specializing in Renaissance and Eighteenth Century Literature. He started writing at an early age, and has won numerous prizes for both poetry and prose, as well as writing plays for the radio, and working on films and music.