DEADLINE by william hyland | Script Revolution


You may not believe in ghosts, but you cannot deny terror.



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To receive her inheritance, the estranged daughter of a mysterious magician must overcome her fear and spend three nights in her father’s sinister mansion, where he has vowed to return from the grave. Helped by an adventurous reporter, she discovers a terrifying childhood secret that thrusts her into a world of deception and jeopardy. DEADLINE is a psychological, suspense thriller with a strong protagonist, a deeply terrifying antagonist and a series of disturbing surprises that build to an ultimate shocker of an ending. It is also a story of love, trust and betrayal. (Video Book Trailer:

Submitted: May 19, 2023
Last Updated: May 19, 2023

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The Writer: william hyland

A Virginia native, William G. Hyland Jr. is the author of four widely praised historical biographies, including “In Defense Of Thomas Jefferson” (St. Martin’s/Thomas Dunne Books), which was nominated for the Virginia Literary Award. He is a seasoned litigation attorney with the national law firm of Vernis & Bowling, with nearly thirty years of high profile trial experience. He is also a former Adjunct Professor of Law at Stetson University College of Law. His professional lectures have included speeches at the National Archives and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Hyland is a member of the Virginia and New York Historical Societies and serves on the Board of Directors of the Thomas... Go to bio