The Lucifer Chord
by F.G. Cottam

Ruthie Gillespie’s efforts to find out the truth about a mysterious missing rock star lead her on a terrifying journey into the past.

Researcher Ruthie Gillespie has undertaken a commission to write an essay on Martin Mear, lead singer and guitarist with Ghost Legion, the biggest, most decadent rock band on the planet, before he disappeared without trace in 1975. Her mission is to separate man from myth – but it’s proving difficult, as a series of increasingly disturbing and macabre incidents threatens to derail Ruthie’s efforts to uncover the truth about the mysterious rock star.

Just what did happen to Martin Mear back in 1975? Is he really set to return from the dead, as the band’s die-hard fans, the Legionaries, believe? It’s when Ruthie’s enquiries lead her to the derelict mansion on the Isle of Wight where Martin wrote the band’s breakthrough album that events take a truly terrifying turn …

Reviews

Cottam’s take on the genre is notable for its successful melding of realism and the supernatural … it's a very effective way to write about unknown forces, and this is a very scary novel

Booklist

A sinewy spooker with plenty of unforeseeable surprises

Publishers Weekly

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The Lucifer Chord by F.G. Cottam is available in the following formats

Hardback97807278880371st September 2018145 X 220mm240$28.99
Hardback978072788803731st May 2018145 X 220mm240£20.99
Ebook97817801097871st September 2018N/A240$16.99
Ebook97817801097871st September 2018N/A240£11.99
Hardback - Large Print978072782937528th February 2019142 X 222mm352$36.95
Hardback - Large Print978072782937528th December 2018142 X 222mm352£22.99
Paperback97818475192211st June 2019140 X 215mm240$17.95
Paperback978184751922129th March 2019140 X 215mm240£12.99
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