From the author of the psychological masterpiece Naomi's Room
Seek and you shall find...
After the death of his beloved wife, Andrew Macleod finds solace in his research in Edinburgh.His interest in the ancient practices of magic is purely academic until the soothingly hypnotic rituals and mysterious ceremonies begin to lure him into a consuming quest for knowledge.When his passion escalates into an obsession for power and mastery, Andrew unwittingly becomes the apprentice of Duncan MyIne, who has a strange hold over him.
Though Andrew fears MyIne's menacing tutelage, he allows himself to be drawn deeper into an inner circle of evil.When he finally discovers the demented motivation behind MyIne's interest in him, it is too late for redemption, poised as he is on the edge of the horrific abyss between life and death...
An intelligent, unnerving tale... that, like the smell of a damp church, slowly seeps into your bones - Time Out
Scary stuff - OK!
You'll be frightened to turn the page... but you'll still want to. - Northern Echo