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Phil Rickman
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Tannat
Tannat rated it 10 months ago
Merrily Watkins # 8 Another installment in the Merrily Watkins series. It was fine, with lots of Jane shenanigans but I kept losing track of who some of the characters were when they were mentioned later. Not sure if that's on the book or my own focus due to the current situation. At least we foun...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 1 year 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 1 year 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 2 years 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 2 years 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...
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