A dark novel of coming to terms with secrets and accepting the heavy mantle of responsibility.
The Noon God is a dark novel about struggling to survive in the shadow of greatness – or presumed greatness. When Desdemona Fortune’s father is found murdered inside the offices of the faculty of Art, she knows of a great many people who held a potentially lethal grudge against him – and as she struggles to cope with the fallout of a household poisoned by addiction and narcissism, Desdemona must accept that the father she loved inflicted terrible pain on those closest to him.
Now thrust into the role of head of the formerly illustrious family, she must protect her surviving sister from the reach of a seeming immortal at any cost. A dark novel of coming to terms with secrets and accepting the heavy mantle of responsibility, The Noon God fascinates the reader with the brilliance of its stark choices and the hidden depths of its shadows.