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Phil Rickman
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Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 1 month ago
Not the best of the series. There is something a bit off, maybe because Lol and Gomer aren't as present. But Rickman does tap into the fear of development and tourism as well as how ghost stories are seen by different people in the same area. That's what makes it a good read. And it's always nice to...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 5 months ago
This is not a Watkins book, though it does feature a supporting character who eventually appears in the book. The plot in the story at first seems like two plots - one the discover of a bog man who is unburied, and the other is the far out of a musician's death. The book makes great use of o...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 8 months ago
This is my favorite Merrily Watkins to date. It’s set in the Border country between Wales and England, it features an English castle with Tudor connections (Ludlow), and there is folklore, in particularly that of the ghostly kind. Merrily and Jane start the book happy. Lol is moving in across the wa...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 9 months ago
The back of my copy of this book as a quote that says Rickman writes very good dialogue, and this is absolutely spot on. This entry into the Merrily Watkins series finds Jane working at a hotel that draws people with a connection to Conan Doyle that may or may not be factual. The connection sis the...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 11 months ago
I might try this book again, but this is the second time I've tried to read it. It just leaves me cold. Which is strange considering I like Rickman and the Tudors. (I've read more than half way, so I'm counting it as one of the books read this year on the total)
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