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  1. The Vanishing Woman - cover

    The Vanishing Woman

    March 16, 2018 3:16 pm Leave a Comment

    In this next book in the mystery series by the popular British author, Fr. Gabriel has been sent by his Abbot to assist at a church in a small town where the parish priest, Fr. Foley, is recovering from a heart attack. Enid Jennings is the most hated woman in… Read more »

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  2. John Herreid

    Detective fiction and mystery novels have a long pedigree in the Catholic world. This may seem strange: Catholic and Christian authors writing about murder and crime? What’s up with that? Yet when you look at the long list of detective fiction writers, you’ll find many prominent names among them: G.K…. Read more »

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    “A Masterpiece of Detective Fiction…”

    March 31, 2017 6:10 pm Leave a Comment

    For those who love classic mystery tales, the latest novel by Fiorella De Maria really seems to have struck a chord. In Catholic World Report, Dr. Kelly Scott Franklin says: Thus it is with joy that we welcome a newcomer to the pantheon of literary detectives. In a line of… Read more »

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  4. The Sleeping Witness

    February 15, 2017 12:32 am 2 Comments

    In this unusual murder mystery, the tranquility of Saint Mary’s Abbey is shattered by the discovery of a gruesome crime in a cottage on the abbey grounds. A foreign artist and war hero seeking refuge from the world has been murdered. Marie Paige, the frail, sickly wife of the village… Read more »

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  5. T. M. Doran

    Mystery Masters

    January 16, 2014 5:44 pm 11 Comments

    While the mystery genre rarely (some contend never) rises to the heights of great literature, there are mystery authors who are masters (yes, masters!) at elements of the craft of writing. Arthur Conan Doyle is skillful at conveying emotional atmosphere – think about The Hound of the Baskervilles and The… Read more »

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    Father Brown of the Church of Rome

    July 19, 2013 11:29 pm Comments Off on Father Brown of the Church of Rome

    This is a unique collection of ten of Chesterton’s famous Father Brown stories which puts special emphasis on the role that Brown’s Catholic faith played in helping him solve the murder mysteries. As Dorothy Sayers once wrote, Chesterton was “the first man of our time to introduce the great name… Read more »

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  7. Manalive

    July 19, 2013 11:20 pm Comments Off on Manalive

    Introduction by Dale Ahlquist This classic novel by the brilliant G. K. Chesterton tells the rollicking tale of Innocent Smith, a man who may be crazy-or possibly the most sane man of all. Arriving at a dreary London boarding house accompanied by a windstorm, Smith is an exuberant, eccentric and sweet-natured… Read more »

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