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Father of Lies

4.30  ·  Rating details ·  10 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Something unspeakable has lain beneath an ancient Norfolk church for centuries. Its discovery now forces an unconventional female priest to take on an ancient religious order and brave Hell itself - or are they one and the same adversary? What begins as a supernatural story evolves into a mystery that has stretched over centuries, and a hidden prophesy that completely re-s ...more
Kindle Edition, 354 pages
Published June 4th 2015
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Roxie Prince
Mar 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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'Father of Lies' by Serena Cairns
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Finished on March 21, 2017
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Something ancient and evil has resurfaced from beneath a church in Norfolk. A female priest who marches to her own drum is chosen by this evil, forcing her to make a trip to Rome to take on an ancient religious order and brave Hell itself - or are they one/>BOOK
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Jo Roderick
Jan 24, 2016 rated it it was amazing
A Lovely Winding of Serpentine Lore and Legend.

Father of Lies is tastefully written without the need of intense macabre or blood dripping from the ceilings. It is a merging of ideas, and even churches and faiths. I particularly enjoyed that there is a strong female lead too. The author has effortlessly written her into the role as the book progresses.

All the characters have distinct personalities, and are well developed. I must confess that I find Benvenuti to be a fascin
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Simon Cornish
Sep 12, 2015 rated it it was amazing
The Father of Lies is a thriller that reads like the love child of The Omen and The Da Vinci Code. The story starts out with a setting like a good old English horror tale: a medieval church, a hidden crypt, a couple of mysterious deaths. The main protagonist, female vicar Laura Coatman, though, hints at something a little different and the arrival of the sinister Monsignor Benvenuti kicks off a plot that grows into something much bigger than anything so parochial. Almost by stealth the reader re ...more
Viv Payne
Sep 12, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This is a powerful page-turner of a book with a strong female central character. The supernatural element is wonderfully interwoven with the narrative, giving the whole story a dark and unsettling tone. If you like your spine well and truly chilled, then you'll love this book - I certainly did.
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