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The Exiled - William Meikle
The Exiled
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When several young girls are abducted from various locations in Edinburgh, Detective John Granger and his brother Alan, a reporter, investigate the cases from different directions. The abductor is cunning, always one step ahead, and the only clue he leaves behind at each scene are the brutalized... show more
When several young girls are abducted from various locations in Edinburgh, Detective John Granger and his brother Alan, a reporter, investigate the cases from different directions. The abductor is cunning, always one step ahead, and the only clue he leaves behind at each scene are the brutalized corpses of black swans.When the brothers' investigations finally converge at a farmhouse in Central Scotland, they catch a glimpse of where the girls have been taken, a place both far away yet close enough to touch. A land known throughout Scottish history with many names: Faerie, Elfheim, and the Astral Plane. It is a place of legend and horror, a myth. But the brothers soon discover it's real, and, to catch the abductor, they will have to cross over themselves.To catch a killer, John and Alan Granger will have to battle the Cobbe, a strange and enigmatic creature that guards the realm, a creature of horrific power that demands a heavy price for entry into its world. The fate of both realms hangs in the balanceā€¦and time is running out...
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781940544212
Publisher: Darkfuse
Pages no: 242
Edition language: English
Category:
Horror
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Kitty Horror
Kitty Horror rated it
4.5 The Exiled by William Meikle
This starts off as a gritty detective tale, Jon Granger is investigating the disturbing case of missing young girls. At the scene of the disappearances, mutilated black swans are left. As more girls disappear he decides to team up with his brother Alan, a reporter who is also investigating the story...
mpontiff
mpontiff rated it
One of the things that I love about Willie's books is that I never know where he's going to take the reader. The Exiled started out like a dark crime thriller before Willie whisked me away to a fantasy realm where a dangerous legend in the form of a black swan lurks about, ready to kill anyone who d...
Jessica (HDB)
Jessica (HDB) rated it
4.0 The Exiled by William Meikle
I finished this book last night and, honestly, I'm angry at myself for not getting to it sooner. The instant I picked up The Exiled, I was lost to the world. I was drawn into a new place. One where castles loom on mountains, and darkness flies on feathered wings. William Meikle has created a beautif...
Shiftyj1
Shiftyj1 rated it
4.0 The Exiled
A classic good versus evil fairy tale, that is anything but cookie cutter. This one from William Meikle starts out as a police thriller, mystery and then takes a turn into supernatural fantasy, as two brothers find themselves on a quest to catch a serial killer, who has fled into an alternate realm....
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