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A Stuga On the Cusp of the Orust Riviera, tucked away next to a hobbit hole in the woods.

A Crown of Lights  - Phil Rickman Betty was determined to keep the lid on the cauldron for as long as possible, which might just - the way she had been feeling lately - mean for ever.Heading for a low 3*What a choppy start, almost ditched. This is a story about the Old Ways breaking through on the Welsh English border. It was Merrily who kept me going, as her character is lovely and well fleshed out, whilst the rest of the cast (Gomer aside) are cartoon cut-outs.If the next of this series lands in the lap it will probably be read, otherwise this is the end of the Merrily Watkins for yours truly. Rickman does have some interesting looking stand-alones and happen to have (here's one I made earlier) Bones of Avalon in the fraudio cupboard. And now for the pictorial summing-up, which will only be funny to those who know the storyline: