Glamorous Powers

by Susan Howatch | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0006176615 Global Overview for this book
Registered by nice-cup-of-tea of Zürich, Zürich Switzerland on 10/30/2005
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Journal Entry 1 by nice-cup-of-tea from Zürich, Zürich Switzerland on Sunday, October 30, 2005
This novel is the second of the Starbridge novels (there's six in total, see below) set in an ecclesiastical town based largely on Salisbury. The novels are based around clergy and the church of england, spirituality & christianity, but don't let that put you off...it's a fanastic read.

From the back cover
Jon Darrow, a man with psychic powers, is a man who has played many parts: a shady faith-heler, a naval chaplain, a passionate husband, an awkward father, an Anglo-Catholic monk.

In 1940 Darrow returns to the world he once renounced, but faced with many unforeseen temptations he fails to control his psychic, most glamorous powers. Corruption lies in wait for him, and threatens not only his future as a priest but his happiness with Anne, the young woman he has come to love.

Starbridge Novels
Glittering Images (1987)
Glamorous Powers (1988)
Ultimate Prizes (1989)
Scandalous Risks (1990)
Mystical Paths (1992)
Absolute Truths (1994)

St Bennett Novels
A Question of Integrity (1997) (aka The Wonder Worker)
The High Flyer (1999)
The Heartbreaker (2003)

Interview with Susan howatch about "A Question of Integrity"



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