The Betrayals by B.R. Collins is a beautiful dystopian romance about coming of age as an artist and the love affair artistic collaboration can be, while also being an acute political novel about the fate of spiritual values in a totalitarian system. The book hit the shelves in November 2020.
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If everything in your life was based on a lie would you risk it all, to tell the truth?
At Montverre, an exclusive academy tucked away in the mountains, the best and brightest are trained for excellence in the grand jeu: an arcane and mysterious contest. Léo Martin was once a student there but lost his passion for the grand jeu following a violent tragedy. Now he returns in disgrace, exiled to his old place of learning with his political career in tatters.
— HarperCollinsUK (@HarperCollinsUK) October 7, 2020
Montverre has changed since he studied there, even allowing a woman, Claire Dryden, to serve in the grand jeu’s highest office of Magister Ludi. When Léo first sees Claire he senses an odd connection with her, though he’s sure they have never met before. Both Léo and Claire have built their lives on lies. And as the legendary Midsummer Game, the climax of the year, draws closer, secrets are whispering in the walls…
About the Author
Bridget Collins’ first adult novel, THE BINDING, was a UK number 1 bestseller. She originally trained as an actor before publishing seven acclaimed books for young adults. THE BETRAYALS is her second adult novel.