Aspiring young actor, Gus, is invited to London to play Hamlet in a youth theatre project. But all is not as it seems and Gus is plunged into a dangerous world of lies and espionage that reaches far beyond the play and its players, leaving Gus fighting for his life.
As Gus lies unconscious, he attempts to unravel the strange events of that summer - his renewed friendship with time travelling Jaz, from 2404, who takes him back in time to meet his hero, Shakespeare; the mysterious theft of the Kohinoor Diamond from the Tower of London, and the shadowy figure of his actor agent, Oliver Salieri.
Time Lies is the sequel to Time Passages. It is a gripping adventure and spy story, but with a serious message, as Jaz reveals a bleak future for Earth due to pollution and the devastating consequences of climate change.
Young teenagers Archie and Gus can't believe their luck when they are cast as extras in a huge film production in the Cathedral.
But their dreams quickly take a sinister turn when they come face to face with infamous characters from the past, plunging them into a perilous hunt for King Edward II's royal jewels - and a dangerous game of fate and consequence. On the run from the enemy, the prospect of being burned at the stake suddenly becomes very real...