Uncanny and unputdownable, The Possessions is a thriller, a ghost story, and a study of sexual obsession that will haunt you long after you turn the last page.
For five years Edie has worked for the Elysian Society, a secretive organisation that provides a very specialist service. The society's clients pay to reconnect with their dead loved ones by channelling them through living -bodies'. Discreet and detached, seemingly cut off from both her past and the present, Edie is the perfect Body.
But everything changes when Edie begins to channel Sylvia, the glamorous wife of enigmatic new client Patrick. The more time that Edie spends as Sylvia, the closer she comes to falling in love with Patrick " and the more mysterious the circumstances around Sylvia's death appear. As Edie falls under Sylvia's spell, she must discover not only the couple's darkest secrets but her own long-buried memories and desires " before it's too late.
Sara Flannery Murphy was born in Little Rock, Arkansas. Murphy received her MFA in Creative Writing from Washington University in St Louis. While living in St Louis, she studied with writers including Kathryn Davis. She also had the chance to teach creative writing. She later attended the University of British Columbia with a focus on library science.
Author: Sara Flannery Murphy