Ceremony in Scarlet Author:Francis John Thornton Ceremony of Death: — In turn-of-the-century Philadelphia, vagrants were being viciously murdered-their hearts savagely ripped from their bodies in some bizarre sacrificial rite. — Ceremony of Blood: — At first, the police paid little attention to the random slaughter. Then more and more corpses began turning up-this time dumped unceremoniously on c... more »hurch grounds.
Ceremony of Evil:
Under tremendous pressure from city officials, the police were only too glad to enlist the aid of Dr. Ian Blakeley, former Scotland Yard detective and pathologist. Confident, cheerful and cerebral, Blakeley little realized that the trail of victims would lead him from the grimiest slums of Philadelphia to the most elegant Main Line mansions-of that her would confront an evil more diabolical that he could imagine.« less