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Police are called to a murder scene in Fulham. They find a dead body – but no evidence of murder… Two detectives struggle to find out the truth of the matter. But when a mysterious old man claims that the victim was killed by a Satanist, little do they realise their lives will be changed forever…”

The first book in the “Magus” trilogy. Suitable for adult readers.
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Published May 11th 2011 by Alex Sumner, via Smashwords (first published 2009)
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Maria
Dec 22, 2011 Maria rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed this book. It's a compulsive read. It starts with police being called to an address in south London where a man has died, there is then speculation that even though the death seems to be by natural causes there may be a more sinister story behind it. There is a mysterious man who keeps appearing to the police officers and claiming that he knows there is more to the man's death, and that it may be linked to other recent deaths. The book takes a look at the subjects of satanic rit ...more
Joseph Gurney
Jul 26, 2011 Joseph Gurney rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is an occult thriller / urban fantasy story set in modern London. You've heard of "police procedural novels" - well this is a "black magick procedural." It starts off like a murder story, but soon the detectives are forced to question their long-standing beliefs as they begin to suspect that dark forces are at work.

The best way to describe it would be like an intelligent version of a Dan Brown story. Be warned, there are some scenes which are definitely Adults Only, whilst some of the depic
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I am a novelist and writer on the occult. After having written several non-fiction articles for the Journal of the Western Mystery Tradition, in 2009 I came out with my first novel "The Magus." Since then I have written "Opus Secunda" and "Licence To Depart," which make up parts two and three of "The Magus Trilogy," and a number of other works in the series "The Demon Detective and Other Stories." ...more
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