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Sorcerer's House (Simon Gale Series Book 2) - Gerald Verner
Sorcerer's House (Simon Gale Series Book 2)
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Violent death—that is the message of Threshold House. Events in the village of Ferncross have given the inhabitants good reason to respect the legend surrounding this sinister and derelict building—for, whenever a light appears in the window of the Long Room, they know from experience that a... show more
Violent death—that is the message of Threshold House.

Events in the village of Ferncross have given the inhabitants good reason to respect the legend surrounding this sinister and derelict building—for, whenever a light appears in the window of the Long Room, they know from experience that a corpse will be found the next day.

Who is the mysterious killer, striking so suddenly and so wantonly?

For two years, the mystery has remained unsolved.

But Alan Boyce, a young American on holiday in Britain, is thoroughly enjoying his stay in Ferncross.

The village of Ferncross has everything he’d imagined, but when a light is seen in the window of the derelict manor, Alan decides to investigate and discovers the owner, Paul Meriton’s, corpse…

The police arrive and begin to investigate, but the queer story doesn’t avoid the attention of larger-than-life Simon Gale.

He senses a budding detective in Alan, and senses a pattern to the murder of Paul Meriton.

Something links this death with the murder of an unidentified man the last time that window lit up two years ago.

There are too many secrets in the village and one of them must explain the deaths at Threshold House.

With the help of Alan, Simon Gale intends to uncover them all…
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Format: Kindle Edition
ASIN: B06XCK8YV7
Publisher: Endeavour Press
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Series: Simon Gale Series (#2)
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Written in 1956, it has all the elements of a classic British mystery. A village ( Ferncross),an eccentric amateur sleuth, upper middle class villagers and a mysterious derelict manor house where death happens rather to often whenever a light appears in one of the rooms. This village definitely ha...
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