The Smile of a Ghost, Paperback Book


THE SEVENTH INSTALMENT IN THE MERRILY WATKINS SERIESThe Parish Priest must solve the mystery of a young boy's deathly fall from the Ludlow Castle ruins, and discovers a hidden obsession with the afterlife amongst the ancient streets...'Compassionate, original and sharply contemporary.

Rickman's crime series is one of the best around.' - SpectatorIn the affluent, historic town of Ludlow, a teenage boy dies in a fall from the castle ruins.

Accident or suicide? No great mystery - so why does the boy's uncle, retired detective Andy Mumford, turn to Diocesan Exorcist Merrily Watkins?

More people will die before Merrily - her own future uncertain - uncovers a dangerous obsession with suicide, death and the afterlife hidden within these shadowed medieval streets.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 528 pages
  • Publisher: Atlantic Books
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  • Category: Crime & mystery
  • ISBN: 9780857890153



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