The Magus of Hay

The Magus of Hay

eBook - 2014
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When a man's body is discovered in the picturesque town of Hay-on-Wye, his death appears to be ""unnatural"" in every sense. Merrily Watkins, parish priest, single mother, and exorcist, is drafted in to investigate, in this 12th installmentA man's body is found below a waterfall. It looks like suicide or an accidental drowning-until DI Frannie Bliss enters the dead man's home. What he finds there sends him to Merrily Watkins, the Diocese of Hereford's official advisor on the paranormal. It's been nearly 40 years since Hay was declared an independent state by its self-styled ki.
Publisher: Chicago : Atlantic Books, 2014.
ISBN: 9780857898678
0857898671
Characteristics: 1 online resource (733 pages).
Contents: 62 Symbol of intent63 The case for atheism; 64 Physical things; 65 The darknesses; 66 A social basis; 67 Crystal tulip; 68 Martyr; 69 Spirit rising; 70 An occasion; Notes & Credits.
32 Plea of insanityPart Four; 33 The N-word; 34 Niceties; 35 Cold history; 36 The Wire; 37 The full Lazarus; 38 Take the money; 39 Convoy; 40 Mephista; 41 Into the hearth; 42 Unfinished; 43 Weight of bone; 44 The mountains and the word; 45 Third-class citizens; 46 Naked talk; 47 Blinded to the rest; 48 Messiah; 49 Superstition; 50 Spartan; 51 Received wisdom; Part Five; 52 The last redemptive project; 53 Right-hand path; 54 Poppet; 55 Out of blood; 56 Vision and need; 57 English corruption; 58 A dark symmetry; 59 Poltergeists; 60 Name of my father; 61 Look what you made me do.
Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Part One; 1 A rebuilding ... maybe; 2 Without light; 3 The crown; 4 Needs; 5 Fix it; 6 Formless conceit; Part Two; 7 Sad case; 8 No strings; 9 Old habits; 10 A better place; 11 Without comfort; 12 Cripple; 13 Protocol and courtesy; 14 A hollow in time; 15 Catered for; 16 The unknowable; 17 Putrid; 18 The word; 19 Small obsession; 20 Transition; Part Three; 21 An extremely brief affair; 22 Worm in the apple; 23 Victims; 24 We shall come again; 25 The quiet; 26 Nemesis; 27 Orange spine; 28 Report it; 29 Nail bar; 30 Blowtorch; 31 Treats.
Summary: When a man's body is discovered in the picturesque town of Hay-on-Wye, his death appears to be ""unnatural"" in every sense. Merrily Watkins, parish priest, single mother, and exorcist, is drafted in to investigate, in this 12th installmentA man's body is found below a waterfall. It looks like suicide or an accidental drowning-until DI Frannie Bliss enters the dead man's home. What he finds there sends him to Merrily Watkins, the Diocese of Hereford's official advisor on the paranormal. It's been nearly 40 years since Hay was declared an independent state by its self-styled ki.

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