Death in the Shadows Paperback

by Paul McCusker;

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This second whodunit with the ex-Scotland Yard detective, turned priest, Father Gilbert heightens the intrigue and stake.

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Death in the Shadows

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Second in a series of modern whodunits featuring former Scotland Yard detective Fr Gilbert and set in a small town in Sussex, UK.

When Father Gilbert traded in his detective's badge for an Anglican priest's collar, he never expected he would be pulled into a different kind of mystery - the mystery of the spiritual world.

Even attending a conference in a seaside town provides no escape as he has yet another supernatural encounter, this time with a murdered girl who worked at a local massage parlour. Details of the murder lead Father Gilbert to approach the police with clues in common with other cases, bringing him into contact with a detective from his days with Scotland Yard. Meanwhile, a local monastery has been vandalised, with grotesque images and profane graffiti defacing the altar and walls.

The head of the monastery, from whom Father Gilbert received spiritual direction a couple of years before, is distressed by the attack, accusing the local sex trade industry of retaliating against his outspoken stand against it. Then, one of the brothers at the monastery is found dead in the local red light district. All evidence points to his having been a regular at a massage parlour - the same one where the murdered girl had worked. Intertwined within this web is a young woman who sees the same apparitions that Father Gilbert thought only he could see, plus an obstinate runaway, a distraught father, and a deep corruption pervading the town.

And, whether he likes it or not, Father Gilbert is at the centre of it all.

Death in the Shadows by Paul McCusker was published by Lion Hudson Plc in August 2016 and is our 39956th best seller. The ISBN for Death in the Shadows is 9781782641223.

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Details for Death in the Shadows

Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherLion Hudson Plc (August 2016)
Number of Pages320
Thickness20 mm
Height198 mm
Width130 mm
Product Code4378114
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