The Breach

Out March 2020.

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From Philip K. Dick Award-nominated author M.T. Hill, The Breach is a unique science fiction mystery set in the dangerous underground world of the urban exploration scene.

Freya Medlock, a reporter at her local paper, is down on her luck and chasing a break. When she’s assigned to cover the death of a young climber named Stephen, she might just have the story she needs.

Digging into Stephen’s electronic life, Freya uncovers a strange photo Stephen uploaded to an online urban exploration forum not long before he died. It seems to show a nest, but the caption below suggests there’s more to it.

Intrigued and on the trail, Freya soon meets Shep: a trainee steeplejack with his own secret life. When Shep’s not working up chimneys, he’s also into urban exploration – undertaking dangerous ‘missions’ into abandoned and restricted sites hidden in the wilderness.

As Shep draws Freya deeper into the urbex scene, the circumstances of Stephen’s death become increasingly unsettling – and Freya finds herself risking more and more to get the answers she wants.

The problem is, neither Freya nor Shep realise that some dark corners are better left unlit.

Pre-order The Breach on Amazon UK, Amazon US.