The Remains of An Altar

The Remains of An Altar

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Merrily is called in to investigate an alleged paranormal dimension to a spate of road accidents in the Malvern village of Wychehill, where she discovers new tensions in Elgar's countryside. The take-over of a local pub by a nightclub owner has become the battle-ground between the defenders of Olde Englande and the hard-men of drug culture.

Independent Publishing Group
In 1934, the dying composer Sir Edward Elgar feebly whistled to a friend the theme from his Cello Concerto and said, "If you're walking on the Malvern Hills and hear that, don't be frightened. It's only me." Seventy years later, Merrily Watkinsparish priest and Deliverance Consultant to the Diocese of Herefordis called in to investigate an alleged paranormal dimension in a spate of road accidents in the Malvern village of Wychehill. There, Merrily discovers new tensions in Elgar's countryside. The proposed takeover of a local pub by a nightclub owner with a criminal reputation has become the battleground between the defenders of Olde Englande and the hard men of the drug worldwith extreme and sinister elements on both sides. And as the choral society prepares to stage an open-air performance of Elgar's Caractacus at a prehistoric hill fort, the deaths beginAnother spellbinding thriller in Phil Rickman's lauded occult mystery series.


Publisher: London : Quercus, 2006
ISBN: 9781905204519
1905204515
Branch Call Number: M RICKMAN
Characteristics: 439 p. ; 25 cm

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