In the Company of Ghosts (Book 1 of In the Company of Ghosts) [NOOK Book]

Overview

Agatha Witchley used to be a spy in the Cold War, but now she's locked up in the UK's premier maximum-security mental institution. She believes that the ghosts of the celebrity dead visit her padded cell and whisper the world's secrets in her ears. Which is a big problem for the British government, because she's the only one who can help them when an American billionaire is murdered in London.

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In the Company of Ghosts (Book 1 of In the Company of Ghosts)

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Overview

Agatha Witchley used to be a spy in the Cold War, but now she's locked up in the UK's premier maximum-security mental institution. She believes that the ghosts of the celebrity dead visit her padded cell and whisper the world's secrets in her ears. Which is a big problem for the British government, because she's the only one who can help them when an American billionaire is murdered in London.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940044736825
  • Publisher: Stephen Hunt
  • Publication date: 7/22/2012
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 117,469
  • File size: 573 KB

Meet the Author

Stephen Hunt is a fantasy and science fiction author who lives in Spain and the UK. He is best known for his best-selling Jackelian fantasy series of novels from HarperCollins, also the publisher of J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis in the UK.


The Jackelian world is a fantasy adventure set in a far-future Earth where the passage of time has erased almost all memory of our current world from history. Electricity is now unreliable and classed as a dark power, with many of the nations of the world existing at a Victorian level of development and relying on steam-power, mechanical nanotechnology and biotechnology to survive and prosper.


It is a world of strange creatures, flashing blades, steammen servants, airship battles and high adventure.


Each novel is written as a stand-alone work, but share the same world and many of the same characters who criss-cross between the novels (a technique shared with fellow British fantasy author Terry Pratchett and his Discworld series).


Foreign language and international editions of the six novels of the Jackelian series have been sold to Tor Books (USA), Albin Michel (France), Verlagsgruppe Random House (Germany), Enterbrain Manga and Anime (Japan), Edições Saída de Emergência (Portugal), Paidós (Spain), AST (Russia), and the Anhui Literature and Art Publishing House (China).


Stephen maintains his own web site over at StephenHunt.net and when he is not writing, he can be found indulging in such interests as cooking, gardening, collecting comic-books, and building his collections of genre novels.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 12, 2013

    Ugh...

    So bored reading this. Could not stand to finish.

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  • Posted September 7, 2012

    I would recomend..

    If you like paranormal you'll like this.I would enjoy reading more books by this author.

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    Posted October 26, 2012

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