By Dennis Wheatley
Is it attainable to undo a pact with the Devil?
A businessman makes a take care of a satanic priests, and has his daughter baptised into Satan's church. Twenty-one years later, supplied she remains to be a virgin, she is destined to be the centrepiece of a hideous satanic ritual.
Molly Fountain, a tough-minded Englishwoman who labored for the British Intelligence through the conflict, has retreated to her French cottage to write down. round the corner she unearths a brand new, mysterious neighbour, an fascinating younger woman named Christina.
Why did the solitary woman go away her rented condominium just for brief walks at evening? Why was once she so fearful? Why did animals curb clear of her? Molly and her son are decided to save lots of Christina from the clutches of what gives you to be a destiny worse than death.
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