A dark psychological thriller, set in rural England.


Book 2 – Visions

Cover image for SAME FACE DIFFERENT PLACE Visions, psychological thriller set in 1980s Rural England.

Past and present collide in this psychological thriller set the 1980s.

Eleanor escaped London twelve years ago, discarding the fragments of her tragic past to discover a new life. Hiding in a remote country village, she truly thinks she will be safe.

But is she?

Her neighbour, James Barton-Wells, yearns to save his historic house from ruin. But his dilemma has attracted the attention of a wealthy property developer from London.

Eleanor consults her friend, Charles, who has his own story. Fearful that Perry Hampton is the man who undoubtedly ruined his future, he wonders if his altruistic offer to bankroll the restoration masks a more sinister game plan.

Against all odds, the characters are drawn together in a battle to save Westbourne House, oblivious to the menace that surrounds them.

Yet it is not until Eleanor comes face to face with a deadly adversary, she finally realises the dangers that threatens those she loves.

Can she unravel the clues that conceal an evil crime of the 70s?

Visions will draw you into a world of suspense with shocking psychological twists you will never see coming.

Inspired by the powerful characters, you would expect in a Leslie Pearse novel, Visions has been described as a gripping, complex book which will take the reader for a thrilling, emotional ride. Perfect for those who enjoy British thrillers and romantic suspense.



Many places in Visions are fictitious. Westbourne House is based on this fine example of 17thC renaissance architecture and its formal gardens. Rosebrook however was inspired by the charming English town of Orpington, Kent.

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“Visions” by Helen J. Christmas is the second in her inspired decade-spanning “Same Face, Different Place” series.
The book is a dark but subtle psychological thriller with an authentic setting in the British 1980s…. | click here to see the review |

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