Faith Mortimer is a wife & mother, dividing her time between Hampshire, UK & Cyprus. Since childhood, she dreamt of writing novels which readers would love, & spent many hours writing short stories which she read to her sisters.
Later her dreams were put on hold while she focused upon her family & careers as a Registered nurse & later overseeing a string of travel & sport related companies.
Born in Manchester & educated in Singapore, Malaya & Hampshire, England.
ON DEVIL'S BRAE: (#1 Dark Minds Series) September 2013 - A tense psychological thriller with a romantic twist.
#2 Coming Autumn 2014
THE ASSASSINS' VILLAGE (#1 Diana Rivers Series) Mystery suspense set in the Troodos mountains of Cyprus. This 93,000 word novel was chosen on the Harper Collins/Authonomy site out of over 8000 books to be the Number 1 book! A #1 Bestseller.
CHILDREN OF THE PLANTATION (#2 Diana Rivers Series) Mystery suspense, set in exotic Malaysia during the 1960's & 1950's 7 the present. Bestseller
THE SURGEON'S BLADE, (#3 Diana Rivers series) This psychological thriller is described as tense & thrilling. #1 Bestseller Hit #3 highest downloaded book in April 2012 in the Mail on Sunday (UK)
CAMERA ACTION...MURDER! (#4 Diana Rivers series) Mystery/suspense December 2012 Voted INDIE BOOK OF THE DAY JUNE 2013!
CHILDHUNT! (#5 Diana Rivers series) Psychological thriller. Voted best in series so far!
A DEADLY LEARNING (#6 Diana Rivers series) Mystery/suspense set in Portugal. Murder and mayhem at a college.
THE SEEDS OF TIME, BOOK 1 THE CROSSING. Romance/action/adventure (Completely reworked & with added content.) June 2012
'HARVEST BOOK 2 THE CROSSING Published July 2012 Romance/action/adventure(Reworked & added content)
THE BAMBOO MIRROR. FREE. Eclectic collection of short stories, covering subjects like ghosts, murder, mystery, romance & greed.
Also sold in one double volume, entitled THE CROSSING Books 1 & 2.
A VERY FRENCH AFFAIR, Romance, full of bitter-sweet passion & suspense
ON CHRISTMAS HILL ~ A SEASONAL AFFAIR Holiday romance, with a 'feel-good' factor.
***COMING JULY 2014*** A VERY ENGLISH AFFAIR. A real tear-jerk of passion, emotion, high drama. & of course, love!
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Sandstorm In My Heart
"Sandstorm In My Heart" - A Romantic Novelette by Faith Mortimer
The archaeological dig, Ann and her colleagues are absorbed in, has run out of funding. At the site, a storm catches up with Ann and she is forced to seek cover. Sanctuary arrives from an unexpected quarter and Ann is forced to question her heart. Should she trust this unfathomable rescuer dressed as Lawrence of Arabia?
The Surgeon's Blade
"The Surgeon's Blade" - 3rd Novel in the "Diana Rivers Mysteries" series
Nursing sister, Libby Hunter wakes up in hospital with amnesia after a traumatic sailing accident. The stranger she finds sitting by her bedside claims to be her fiancé. ...This sets in motion a downwards spiral of cataclysmic and terrifying events...Can author and amateur sleuth,Diana Rivers help solve this chilling mystery?
4th novel in the "Diana Rivers" Mystery/Suspense series. Diana finds herself in danger after discovering a body…will she be the next victim?
Harvest - Book 2 of The Crossing
HARVEST - continues Richard and Billy's stories which begun in The Seeds of Time. Billy returns home and marries his love, while Richard has to make a decision between the two beautiful women in his life. Richard discovers he is torn between love and duty.
The Seeds of Time - Book 1 of The Crossing
This intensely romantic yet realistic novel spans two generations and the unimaginable gulf between the Second World War and the present. Richard Barker is trying to come to terms with a grievous loss. By chance he enters into the dark, world of his dead father’s wartime past life as a POW. His story and that of his father are crafted from the ruins of war and the indestructibility of love.
Children of the Plantation
Children of the Plantation
After discovering the truth surrounding the bloody murders in, “The Assassins’ Village”, our sexy, feisty sleuth and heroine, Diana Rivers and her partner Steve, decide they deserve a holiday. Trying to relax at their luxurious palm fringed plantation hotel in lush, tropical Malaysia; things don’t quite work out as they imagined. A family mystery drama.
The Bamboo Mirror - An Anthology of Short Mysteries
(5.00 from 1 review)
Mystery-suspense-thriller writer, Faith Mortimer warmly welcomes you to her anthology of short mystery stories, "The Bamboo Mirror". In three of the stories the reader is introduced to sleuth, Diana Rivers who features in Faith's mystery thriller series of full-length novels. In "The Bamboo Mirror" each story has a unique setting, is sometimes psychological and always with a twist in the ending.
The Assassins' Village
Love, hate, murder and high drama all feature in this classic detective story set on the island of Cyprus. With a long list of suspects, some dramatic twists and the odd red herring, the reader is left guessing until the final curtain.
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Smashwords book reviews by Faith Mortimer
- Sweet Seduction
on May 14, 2011
I really enjoyed this, Tania's second novel and thought it a delightful read.
Sweet Seduction has everything set up for the romantic at heart; Livia, a lively young lady who desperately wants to succeed with her cake-making business, and Rufus, a good-looking millionaire who had a quiet 'thing' going for Livia when they were ten years younger.
The story begins with their unexpected meeting and, is this the beginning of a possible rekindling of the old flame?
Needless to say, Livia has a good head on her shoulders and she doesn't lose it easily to Rufus with his charm, poise, confidence and oodles of money.
The story flows, with natural ups and downs. Tania writes well and without giving any more away, I think all romance-lovers will enjoy this one!
Well done Tania.