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The Girl from the Sea lands…

The Girl from the Sea, which launches today, is the prequel to Children of the Shaman. Set some twenty-nine years earlier, it tells the story of the eponymous Shaman, his twin sister, and their best friend, Aude d’Iforas. They grow up in the same world, experiencing its industrial revolution, but also filled with unsettling magic. […]

The Black Pilgrimage to Chorazin

This blog is indebted to an article called The Black Pilgrimage by Rosemary Pardoe and Jane Nicholls, originally published in Ghosts & Scholars 26 and available to read online here. I’ve always been a great fan of the ghost story writer Montague Rhodes James,  known as M.R. James, who was Provost of King’s College Cambridge […]

The Living and the Dead soundtrack

I’ve just discovered that you can purchase the album and/or download it from the composers’ web-site here: the insects They’ve composed the incidental music to several series, including Death comes to Pemberley, as well as some documentaries. I thought the soundtrack to The Living and the Dead was an important part of the drama series […]