Profile: Suzanne Ruthven

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Since his death in 1998, the reputation of Alastair 'Bob' Clay-Egerton has begun to pass into pagan legend alongside other contemporary characters such as Robert Cochrane, Michael Howard and Bill Grey. Hopefully, these collected writings will strike a res....
ISBN: 9781786109620
Published: 12 May 2016
Coven Working explores the intricacies of the different Paths and Traditions for the benefit of those who wish to join and existing group or to set up a coven of their own. Writing as Philip Wright and Carried West, the authors are both members of the Cov....
ISBN: 9781786971234
Published: 28 June 2016
CRONE! An Old Craft Witch’s Year is a rag-bag of memories, wise counsel, reflections, magic and nostalgia that make up a witch’s year – especially one who’s just stepped down as leader of a Coven and finds herself with a lot of time on her hands. Magicall....
ISBN: 9781788760010
Published: 21 September 2017
For most pagans, theirs is a benign, benevolent deity who will shortly welcome the deceased into the Summerlands. Their funerals are conducted by a member of the family, a close friend - or a member of the pagan priesthood brought in to officiate, even th....
ISBN: 9781786970671
Published: 14 June 2016
The ‘Hour Betwixt Dog and Wolf’ is taken from a French saying ‘L’heure entre chien et loup’ and refers to the moments after sunset when the sky darkens and vision becomes unclear, making it difficult to distinguish between dogs and wolves, friends and foe....
ISBN: 9781786979063
Published: 27 July 2017
The current members of the Temple House, or ‘the Nine’ as they are referred to in memory of the original nine founder members of the Order, are all specialists and magical practitioners in the diverse fields of occultism and its relevant histories. When j....
ISBN: 9781785106392
Published: 26 February 2016
Most of today’s pagans religiously follow the phases of the moon, and the various witches’ almanacs gear their celebrations and/or observances in line with the dates of the Gregorian calendar in order to synchronise their monthly observances. If we follow....
ISBN: 9781788762052
Published: 25 January 2018
Drawing on a veritable mine of esoteric knowledge and experience of international intrigue, the Temple House was established to combat ‘evil forces’ of a human or supernatural agency, and those who would use occult power for destructive purposes. The curr....
ISBN: 9781786103628
Published: 26 May 2016
Throughout our long history, forests have been places of shelter, providing food for man and fodder for the animals; the wood for fuel (i.e. warmth and cooking) and for making weapons and other utensils. At the same time they have also been places of fear....
ISBN: 9781786974471
Published: 4 November 2016
When Hugo Braithwaite attends a prestigious sale of horseracing memorabilia to oversee the sale of a painting belonging to former art-thief, Freddie Fitzroy, he bumps into an old school friend whom he hasn’t seen since they were boys. But again the past h....
ISBN: 9781788761048
Published: 9 November 2017
"The antiques trade hasn't been this much fun since Lovejoy left " Carys Llewellyn: author and book reviewer It all started with a picture Hugo has bought in American and a seventy-year old triple murder.
ISBN: 9781786977731
Published: 19 April 2017
This personification of Lord Ruthven first made his appearance in a factional approach to the fictional undead in Charnel House Blues: The Vampyre’s Tale, a cynical view of the vampire in literature and film from a revenant’s viewpoint. Lord Ruthven was, ....
ISBN: 9781786978424
Published: 8 June 2017
In 2000 I published ‘Starchild: a Re-Discovery of Stellar Wisdom’. It had taken ten years to write and encapsulated all I’d learned on the path to and beyond Initiation into the Mysteries – it was a catharsis of all the jumbled and fragmentary magical and....
ISBN: 9781786976499
Published: 21 January 2017
The Calendar of Ancient Egypt This revised 'Book of Days' has been compiled from Temple Festival Calendars of Ancient Egypt by Sherif el-Sabban; the Greek and Demotic Magical Papyri lodged in the British Museum; the Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris; the St....
ISBN: 9781788765831
Published: 5 November 2018
The Hugo Braithwaite Mysteries are set in the shadowy world of antiques and fine art, where villains rub shoulders with millionaires in grand country houses and seedy back streets. Hugo Braithwaite is an antiques dealer and acknowledged authority on Briti....
ISBN: 9781786971005
Published: 22 June 2016
The Roman religion and civil calendar that spread across the Empire was closely aligned to the farming year in central Italy. It comprised of festivals for sacrifice and festivals for games, although the routine sacrifices to the many civil gods were left....
ISBN: 9781786971517
Published: 14 July 2016
The Egyptian neter Set is rarely dealt with in-depth in popular renditions of ancient Egyptian mythological figures. His image in such works are stated as merely being the evil murderer of his brother Osiris, who was eventually defeated by his nephew Horu....
ISBN: 9781786971395
Published: 7 July 2016
"Theatre des Vampires without the cast," said Jack glumly, referring to the fictitious location in the Boulevard du Temple of Vampire Chronicles fame. "Where's the spine-tingling depravity of our home from home?" he added, raising his voice theatrically t....
ISBN: 9781788766395
Published: 7 December 2018
Alastor Darvell is not an ordinary vampire. He learned his survival skills at the Krypteia, the equivalent of the Spartan ‘special forces’ and his powerful esoteric knowledge has been bequeathed from a long line of ancient Egyptian magicians – which tend ....
ISBN: 9781788763813
Published: 8 June 2018
On the eve of the German occupation of France, crippled ex-jockey Richard Todhunter finds himself in the unenviable position of having to get himself, s sixteen-year old stable girl, an aging dog and two valuable racehorses back to England. Everywhere the....
ISBN: 9781786977878
Published: 17 May 2017
A modern Gothic horror story of ancient and modern magical morality ... In the old Whittlewood forest a murder awakens an ancient power - and the penalty is death. “Whittlewood deserves to be widely read by those who want a book full of atmosphere and an ....
ISBN: 9781786976888
Published: 1 March 2017
“Wort-lore isn’t just about knowing which herbs are suitable for use in treating medical conditions, it is also about their history, superstitions, magical use and correspondences.” [The Secret People] One of our Coven members recently confessed that she ....
ISBN: 9781788764490
Published: 25 July 2018