This novel by Nita Hughes blends an ancient story of
terrifying persecution with a modern vision of the world
we know today.
The tale is told by a photographer who unexpectedly discovers information from the
past about a spiritual secret, a treasure so coveted that an
entire culture was massacred in an attempt to own it. Her
search for answers propels the characters of this romantic
thriller through time as history threatens to repeat itself.
Initially we are introduced to
Clotilde and Jean de Mirepoix, devout Cathars in 13th
century France. Their world of growing enlightenment is
being extinguished by a reign of terror.
Clothilde and Jean seek refuge
in Montsegur, a Cathar sanctuary thought to be impregnable.
But their safety fades in importance as they attempt to
secure the Cathar treasure, actually described in the
historic archives of the
Catholic Inquisition as "so powerful as to change the face
of the world". Vowing to safeguard the treasure throughout
time, their souls commit to return and unveil it at "world's
We discover that this predicted time has come, as photographer Dana
Palmer and writer Eric Taylor collaborate on a story whose
secret may provide the world’s salvation - or its
"Past Recall is one of those alchemical reads that left me a
different person than when I first opened its pages. The
title is apt, making me recall the characters and their
lives with a deep sense of "what if?" and wondering if we
really do hold the power to
"change the world."
Storey, author of
"Essential Guide for
"Past Recall is
a compelling romantic
mystery. Its magnetic narrative treats us to spiritual wisdom and
historical fact. Nita Hughes' mystical passion informs, entertains and
inspires readers, while providing us with an antidote for a problematic
Karen Horowitz, co-author of
"Witness to Illness"
"The Cathar Legacy" is a
sequel to "Past Recall".
Both books are based on the true
story of how an entire culture - the Cathars - was destroyed
because of their enlightened beliefs, and the secrets they
held. The records of the Inquisition describe a Cathar
treasure that was ... "so powerful as to transform the
But when the "believers" were
being burned at the stake, it was discovered that four of
their members escaped with the treasure before the massacre.
Past Recall moves back
and forth in time between the 13th century and modern day
France as two unlikely people are brought together to
rediscover the treasure and the forces that still want to
use its power for their own dark mission.
The Cathar Legacy reveals
how the secrets of the treasure hold the potential to redeem
and inspire our world at a time when enlightenment must
once again triumph over darkness. It also provides a
glimpse of what awaits us when we succeed.
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most recent novel is ... Safe Haven ... a
thriller that involves international banks, crime
syndicates, government officials, and ancient family bonds.
It takes place around the time of the revolution that
overthrew the government of Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos in
the Philippines. It was a time of intrigue as millions -
perhaps billions - in secret wealth were removed in a
clandestine effort to hide the illicit fortune. This
fictional story is loosely based on Nita's own
experience in International Private Banking and the
many adventures she experienced first hand during this
dangerously turbulent time.
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