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The Division Bell - All three books in the trilogy - cover

The Division Bell - All three books in the trilogy

Rachel McLean

Publisher: Catawampus Press

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All three books in the highly acclaimed Division Bell trilogy of political thrillers - described as 'virtual reality in book form'.A HOUSE DIVIDEDJennifer Sinclair is many things: loyal government minister, loving wife and devoted mother.But when a terror attack threatens her family, her world is turned upside down. When the government she has served targets her Muslim husband and sons, her loyalties are tested. And when her family is about to be torn apart, she must take drastic action to protect them.A House Divided is a tense and timely thriller about political extremism and divided loyalties, and their impact on one woman.DIVIDE AND RULEJennifer Sinclair’s fight to save her political career, her family and her freedom has failed. Traumatised by prison violence, she agrees to transfer to the mysterious British Values Centre.Rita Gurumurthy has betrayed her country and failed the children in her care. Unlike Jennifer, she has no choice, but finds herself in the centre against her will.Both women are expected to conform, to prove their loyalty to the state and to betray everything they hold dear. One attempts to comply, while the other rebels. Will either succeed in regaining her freedom?Divide and Rule is 1984 for the 21st century - a chilling thriller examining the ruthless measures the state will take to ensure obedience, and the impact on two women.DIVIDED WE STANDBritain is a country under surveillance. Neighbours spy on neighbours. Schools enforce loyalty to the state. And children are encouraged to inform on their parents.Jennifer Sinclair has earned her freedom but returns home to find everything changed.Rita Gurumurthy has failed to prove her loyalty. When a sympathetic guard helps her escape she becomes a fugitive, forced to go into hiding.To reunite her family and win freedom for her son and her friend, Jennifer must challenge her old ally, the new Prime Minister Catherine Moore. Will Jennifer have to reveal the secret only she knows, and risk plunging the country into turmoil?Divided We Stand is a gripping thriller exploring an alternative and chilling version of Britain.

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