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The Cure of Souls

by Phil (Author) Rickman

Part of the Merrily Watkins Series Series

The Cure of Souls Synopsis

A school girl possessed by evil spirits and a savage murder; Merrily is once again drawn into the deadly tangle of deceit and mystery in rural Herefordshire... Lies, cover-ups, danger and the unexplainable. The pace is fast and plot twists await the reader around every corner. Even sceptics will shudder. - Publishers Weekly 'Black poles against the pale night . . . like a site laid out for a mass crucifixion.' A summer of oppressive heat in Herefordshire's hop-growing country, where the river flows as dark as beer. A converted kiln is the scene of a savage murder. When the local vicar refuses to deal with its aftermath, diocesan exorcist Merrily Watkins is sent out to a village with a past as twisted as the hop-bines which once enclosed it.

The Cure of Souls Press Reviews

Mysteries in the classic sense . . . cleverly combining the supernatural and criminal elements to illuminate the darkest corners of our imaginations. * John Connolly * Highly-entertaining . . . delivered with a panache we have come to expect. * Crimetime * A can't-put-it-downer. Magnificent in its evocation of the sinister countryside along the Welsh border. -- Prof. Bernard Knight * Tangled Web * Lies, cover-ups, danger and the unexplainable. The pace is fast and plot twists await the reader around every corner. Even sceptics will shudder. * Publishers Weekly *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780857890122
Publication date: 1st October 2011
Author: Phil (Author) Rickman
Publisher: Corvus an imprint of Atlantic Books
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 560 pages
Categories: Crime & mystery,

About Phil (Author) Rickman

Phil Rickman was born in Lancashire and lives on the Welsh border where he writes and presents the book programme Phil the Shelf on BBC Radio Wales. He is the acclaimed author of Dr Dee, The Bones of Avalon, Midwinter Spirit (now a major ITV series), the Merrily Watkins Mysteries and the John Dee papers. Visit his website at: www.philrickman.co.uk

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