Ghost ex machina #writephoto by Geoff Le Pard

Pearl Barley had a credibility issue. Leaving aside her name, for which she would never forgive her parents, she had yet to convince the Deacon that she had what it took as an exorcist. Several people complained she lacked focus and often failed to spot the Spirt that they wanted away, so busy was she talking. Indeed, even Pearl knew she had something of an issue with her verbosity, so she was determined, when the call came in, to volunteer.

‘Please, sir. Let me.’

Deacon Thwarp looked at Pearl and at the note he had taken

Children’s nursery, up to three disturbs, one banshee, one inanimate, one unidentified

This would test Pearl.

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She has written a number of books, both alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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