The Rev. Merrily Watkins had never wanted a picture-perfect parish—or a huge and haunted vicarage. Nor had she wanted to walk straight into a local dispute over a controversial play about a strange 17th-century clergyman accused of witchcraft. But this is Ledwardine, steeped in cider and secrets. And, as Merrily and her daughter Jane discover, a it is village where horrific murder is an age-old tradition.
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Over the years, Phil Rickman has won high acclaim for his chilling supernatural tales, including Celtic thrillers as well as the Reverend Merrily Watkins Mysteries, featuring Britain’s first female exorcist. Meticulously researched, rich in historic detail, these atmospheric procedurals are all cracking–good reads.About the Author:
Phil Rickman was born in Lancashire. He has won awards for his TV and radio journalism, and his highly acclaimed earlier novels Candlenight, Crybbe, The Man in the Moss, December and The Chalice are also available from Pan Books in paperback. The Wine of Angels introduced the Revd Merrily Watkins, whose frightening baptism as a diocesan exorcist was charted in Midwinter of the Spirit, followed by A Crown of Lights, his previous novel. He is married and lives on the Welsh border.
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Book Description Macmillan UK, U.S.A., 1999. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 008135
Book Description Pan Books, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Pan paperback edition, 1999. This book is new, unsold and unread. Photograph available. Bookseller Inventory # 122421
Book Description Macmillan UK, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110330342681