The debut psychological thriller by Mark Allen

Life Term

“Straightforward narrative style works superbly”

Dr. Faysal Mikdadi
Academic Director of the Thomas Hardy Society

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Life Term

Life Term is the debut novel from Mark Allen. A deeply moving psychological thriller depicting how one random act of abuse can shape a life forever.


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Life Term is a story of abuse, revenge and resolution, which delves tantalisingly into the realms of psycho-drama and psychological revenge thriller.

It follows the life of Simon Roberts, who at the age of six was abused at random on a riverbank with devastating consequences. Now, as an adult,  he must face his past and the choices he made which led to his incarceration.