Horsett is one of the Screaming Eagles of the 101st Airborne - who
parachutes into Occupied France before the D-Day Invasion to illuminate the
Dropping Zones. He is dropped in the wrong place, miles from the action, badly
injured, and totally alone.
He falls prey to
two Thelemist women who have awaited the Hawk God’s coming, attracts a group of First World War veterans who
rally to what they imagine is his cause, is hunted by a troop of German Field
Police who are desperate to find him, and has a climactic encounter with a mutilated
priest who believes that Lucifer Incarnate has arrived…
The Lightbearer is a unique gnostic thriller, dealing with the themes of Light and Darkness,
Good and Evil, Matter and Spirit.
does occult fiction, traditionally the home of ghost stories or tales of magic
and witchcraft, impinge on the nitty-gritty of life. This book does, even if
the setting - the Allied invasion of Normandy in 1944 - belongs now to history.
In this work of fiction the esteemed biographer of Dion Fortune and author of
several books on magic, pulls no punches.”
Conway, mystic, magus and author of “Secret Wisdom”, and other highly influential tomes…
“The Lightbearer is another
shining example of Alan Richardson’s talent as a story-teller. He uses
his wide esoteric knowledge to produce a story that thrills, chills and
startles the reader as it radiates pure magical energy. An unusual and gripping
war story with more facets than a star sapphire.”
Mélusine Draco, author of Aubry’s
Dog and Black Horse, White