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A wonderful, enthralling read. Huge tensions. All too believable.’

BARBARA ERSKINE, DAILY EXPRESS


‘More twists than a country lane. Prose that sizzles like fire on oil. Wow!’

GABRIEL COLDWELL, WATERSTONES



‘Dark ritual and psychic unrest. Firm grasp of place and character. A series to watch.

PUBLISHING NEWS


‘Rickman does the supernatural stuff with elan.’

THE GUARDIAN


‘Highly sophisticated... grips like a clamp. Rickman makes us care about his characters... is brilliant at dialogue.’

ANDREW TAYLOR, CRIME TIME


‘Pages that quicken the pulse and chill the room.’

JOHN WHITBOURN, ALL HALLOWS

‘Magnificent in its evocation of the sinister countryside along the Welsh Border.’

PROF. BERNARD KNIGHT, TANGLED WEB


‘...cleverly combining the supernatural and criminal elements to illuminate the darkest corners of our  imaginations.’

JOHN CONNOLLY

‘The most challenging and intelligent crime novel I encountered last year.’

EUROCRIME.


‘Subtle... chilling... a reminder that good fiction based on unsettling ideas can be as illuminating as any number of earnest

documentaries.’

SUNDAY MERCURY


‘Scared the shit out of me.’

JO BRAND


out now, the 12th Merrily,

The Magus of

Hay

‘A passionate, flawed modern woman as concerned with the inticacies of crime as with demons that go bump in the night.’

DAILY MAIL


‘Absolutely loved this. The first modern book I’ve found  as satisfying as a Victorian novel.’

ELLY GRIFFITHS

‘A first class thriller with a difference.’

MAXIM JAKUBOWSKI,

THE GUARDIAN


‘Compassionate, original and sharply contemporary. Rickman’s crime series is one of the best around.’

ANDREW TAYLOR, THE SPECTATOR

‘The Malvern Hills will never look the same to me.

Rickman has done it again, thank God.’

TANGLED WEB


‘Firmly grounded in reality... embittered farmers, escapees from the city... drug dealing. Probably his best book.’

SUNDAY TELEGRAPH

‘An interesting, sparky woman of emotional and spiritual depth. An excellent writer, terrific

on atmosphere.’

THE TIMES


‘One creepy tale. Rickman can write the socks

off Dan Brown.’

REVIEWING THE EVIDENCE.COM

‘Nail biting yet thoughtful and complex. What TS Eliot did for Canterbury Cathedral, Rickman does for Hereford.’

JANE JAKEMAN, SHOTSMAG


‘Phil Rickman’s books wonderfully expose the creaking floorboards of the mind.’

BARBARA NADEL

‘Strikingly original and consistently intriguing... an absorbing and thought-provoking page-turner.’

LAURA WILSON,

THE GUARDIAN


‘Spine-tingling... this is Rickman at his very best and proves just how compelling and original a writer he is.’

GEOFFREY WANSELL,

DAILY MAIL

‘Just keeps on getting better.’

FG COTTAM

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