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The Remains of an Altar (Merrily Watkins Mysteries)

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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 Watkins—parish priest and deliverance consultant to the Diocese of Hereford—is 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 world—with 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 beginc.

About the Author

Phil Rickman is the author of the Merrily Watkins Mysteries series. Julie Maisey has appeared in The Bill, Eastenders and many sit-coms including Birds of a Feather and Holding the Baby.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781847243195
Publisher:
Quercus
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Read by:
Maisey, Julie
Read:
Maisey, Julie
Author:
Maisey, Julie
Author:
Rickman, Phil
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Edition Description:
Cloth
Abridged:
Y
Series:
Merrily Watkins Mysteries
Series Volume:
8
Publication Date:
20070901
Binding:
CD-audio
Language:
English
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
7 x 4.5 x 0.9 in 1 lb
Media Run Time:
300

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