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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (527 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Phil Rickman Narrator: Emma Powel Publisher: ISIS Audio Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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In Herefordshire's hop-growing country, a converted kiln is the scene of a savage murder. When the local vicar refuses to help its new owners cope with the aftermath, Merrily Watkins is sent in by the Bishop of Hereford to defuse the situation.

Merrily, however, is already contending with a woman's claim that her daughter is possessed by evil. In both cases Merrily remains unconvinced, but nothing is ever quite what it seems.

As she is drawn into a tangle of trickery, deceit, corruption and sexual menace, her hastily conducted exorcism produces unhappy results. With her career now on the line, she tries to uncover the secrets of Knight's Frome - a village concealing a twisted past as... Download and start listening now!


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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Jenny | 1/31/2014

    " This is a good, absorbing mystery novel. I liked the way it dealt with the supernatural elements - enough there to be spine-chilling and not so much that it becomes ludicrous. This is the first of the Merrily Watkins series I've read, and I like the way he draws her character. She seems very human and believable. I will search out the earlier books in the series, as there is evidently a back-story to this one. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Jane Hannah | 1/15/2014

    " Phil Rickman is at the top when it comes to favourite authors. His characters are amazing and endearing, even the awful ones, and he writes in so many layers that these books can be reread many times and you always discover another layer. Very good author. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Sandra Burke | 12/21/2013

    " Merrily Watkins is just a wonderful heroine. A female vicar, a modern day exorcist, and a single mum who can't give up smoking. You've got to love her. This is who-dunnit with some paranormal thrown in. Fab characters. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Eric Hines | 12/7/2013

    " Not up to the standard of the series. The Gipsy thread tends to trivialize rather than heighten the drama here. Rickman had blended Celtic & Gipsy mystticism far better in December. Here both are diluted. "

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