The Merrily Watkins series
The protagonist of Phil Rickman’s thoroughly modern, paranormal mysteries is Merrily Watkins, Anglican priest and Deliverance Consultant – or exorcist – for the Diocese of Hereford. Her work is the unravelling of mysteries, spiritual, psychological, supernatural and criminal, in the isolated villages of the Welsh borders. The seven titles included in this set are: The Secrets of Pain (Read more...) The Magus of Hay (Read more...) The Smile of a Ghost (Read more...) The Prayer of the Night Shepherd (Read more...) The Lamp of the Wicked (Read more...) A Crown of Lights (Read more...) Midwinter of the Spirit (Read more...)
The Pharmacist's Wife
When Alexander Palmer opened his pharmacy in Victorian Edinburgh, Rebecca, his new wife, looked forward to a prosperous and genteel future. Instead, Alexander’s infidelities, sexual desires, greed and his invention – heroin – leads them both into a world of dark passions and addiction.