‘Tears of a Phoenix’ is Helen Noble's debut novel.
It offers the reader a sensational ride alongside a unique individual in his quest to find freedom from his criminal past.
Rooted in the gritty details of the main character’s violent upbringing and his criminal lifestyle, Jed’s own tale depicts his exploration into his Ghanaian cultural and spiritual heritage from a prison cell. Whilst laying bare the details of contemporary prison life, Jed shares with us the spiritual insight and shamanic experiences that take him outside of the bars. Reflecting on his childhood, Jed censors nothing of his troubled past as the son of a violent, alcoholic father who enters the world of teenage drug and knife crime. He offers an intriguing insight into the psychology of a violent, criminal mind. He gives us direct access to the world of police interviews, a Crown Court trial and life in a maximum security prison. Simultaneously, we get to know the man who bravely starts to rebuild his life, accessing the spiritual world of his ancestors to seek the truths that will set him free. Share in his story as he steers away from betrayal and hurt towards a life of responsibility and compassion.
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As a new novelist, Helen's writing is replete with insights and promises a wealth of them still untapped. She fearlessly explores the dark underbelly of the human condition, providing both a deeper understanding and uplifting hope for humanity.
~ Stephen Russell, The Barefoot Doctor
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