News for The Healing

NEW NOVEL: ‘impossible to read without encountering hope’

‘I consider it to be one of the greats.’ (Wendy H Jones, Author and International Public Speaker)

There is a famous quote from Dostoevsky, that ‘to live without hope is to cease to live’. Many of us can relate to this after the winter lockdown, and it is something the protagonist in Joy Margetts’ tender historical novel has to confront and overcome.

Driven to despair by heart-breaking betrayal, thirteenth-century nobleman Philip de Braose has lost faith in God and humanity… Read More »

Sample Chapters: The Healing


Awakening 
Winter, early 1231 
France 
Philip became aware of a shuffling sound. It was pitch dark, and eerily quiet. Except for the shuffling. A mouse, or a rat maybe? He strained his ears, trying to hear the tell-tale sounds of claws scratching… Read More »