Friends of the Dusk

Written by Phil Rickman — The Reverend Merrily Watkins – vicar of the Herefordshire village of Lentwardine – is a widow. Years ago, her philandering…

Gunpowder, plots and new crime books

On the Radar — In England, there’s an old children’s chant promising gunpowder, treason and plot for 5 November. Book publishers seem to have taken…

  • Published in News

OxCrimes

Edited by Mark Ellingham and Peter Florence — If you’ve been a regular visitor to Crime Fiction Lover, you’ll have noticed our exclusive extracts from…

The Magus of Hay

Written by Phil Rickman — This is the 12th in the series featuring Rev Merrily Watkins, the Diocesan Deliverance Consultant (or exorcist, as she would…

Interview: Phil Rickman

Phil Rickman is probably best known for his Merrily Watkins series. Set in Herefordshire and the Welsh borders they feature Merrily Watkins, the attractive, widowed…

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