DCI Brendan Moran, world-weary veteran of 1970s Ireland, is recuperating from a near-fatal car crash when a murder is reported at Charnford Abbey. The abbot and his monks are strangely uncooperative, but when a visitor from the Vatican arrives and an ancient relic goes missing, the truth behind Charnford's pact of silence threatens to expose not only the abbey's haunted secrets, but also the spirits of Moran's own troubled past....
"An entertaining read."
First they tried to kill him. Then they took his daughter . . . Anthropologist Simon Dracup knows that his only hope of finding her alive lies within the pages of his grandfather's diary, the record of a near century old expedition to Mount Ararat, legendary resting place of the great Ark of Noah. When the CIA pays him a visit Dracup learns that something was found on the Ark. Something priceless. Now its owners have taken it back, but they want revenge and Dracup is their prime target . . .
When Tim Herring's family moves to the village of Lushbury near Stonehenge, strange things begin to happen...Who is the mysterious girl hiding in Tim's garden? Why do the birds of Lushbury only fly in straight lines, and why do the church bells toll when the building has lain derelict for years? Tim's questions are soon answered as the children are pitched into a desperate race to protect an ancient secret buried beneath the Standing Stones - but can they really hope to win against such a terrifying enemy?
"Not a bad read, good for young adults"