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  1. The Vanishing Woman - cover
  2. We'll Never Tell Them

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  1. A Bloody Habit

    July 10, 2018 12:43 am 3 Comments

    It is 1900, the dawn of a new century. Even as the old Queen’s health fails, Victorian Britain stands monumental and strong upon a mountain of technological, scientific, and intellectual progress. For John Kemp, a straight-forward, unimaginative London lawyer, life seems reassuringly predictable yet forward-leaning, that is, until a foray… Read more »

    Tags: adventure dracula England Europe horror murder mystery religion

  2. 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 »

    Tags: detective fiction England Europe Father Gabriel monks mystery religion

  3. The Flying Inn

    June 28, 2017 5:52 am 2 Comments

    The beloved G.K. Chesterton presents a well-crafted and joyous work of political fantasy about a small group of rebels who rail against the government’s attempt to impose prohibition in England. Humphrey Pump, a pub owner, accompanied by Captain Patrick Dalroy, a flamboyant giant with a tendency to burst into song,… Read more »

    Tags: adventure England Europe G.K. Chesterton humor politics

  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 »

    Tags: detective fiction ebooks England Europe Father Gabriel monks mystery religion

  5. The Time Before You Die

    August 20, 2016 9:31 am Leave a Comment

    A powerful, beautifully written historic novel of loss, finding and being found, set in a very traumatic period in Europe. The turbulent sixteenth century saw the disintegration of medieval Christendom as it was split into sovereign states. This was particularly destructive in Tudor England where rapid switches in government policy… Read more »

    Tags: England faith historical fiction history martyrdom

  6. We'll Never Tell Them

    We’ll Never Tell Them

    July 28, 2015 8:13 pm 1 Comment

    Kristjana, a nurse in England, flees twenty-first-century London in order to avoid a decision about her future. While attending a dying man in a Jerusalem hospital, she escapes into another woman’s past and discovers there the courage to embrace her own destiny. Through his vivid storytelling, Kristjana’s cancer patient, Leo… Read more »

    Tags: ebooks England Europe history romance World War I

  7. Continuing the Catholic Literary Tradition in London

    June 2, 2014 6:49 am 2 Comments

    You are cordially invited to St. Paul’s Book Shop in London, England this June 7 at 4 PM to hear Fiorella de Maria and Dorothy Cummings McLean read from our Ignatius Press novels. Naturally, you will prefer to be in London already. London is rather far for most Ignatius Press… Read more »

    Tags: Catholic culture Catholic literature England Evelyn Waugh

  8. Dorothy Cummings McLean

    The Travel Novel

    April 26, 2014 7:52 am Leave a Comment

    I am leaving for Cracow (Kraków) in a few hours, the better to celebrate the canonizations of Blessed John Paul II and the other guy. No disrespect to Blessed John XXIII, but in Poland he is most definitely second banana to the great Jan Paweł Drugi. Polish street vendors still… Read more »

    Tags: Catholic literature England Europe Evelyn Waugh Poland recommendations

  9. Dorothy Cummings McLean

    Not a Catholic Novel

    April 15, 2014 8:05 am 12 Comments

    My husband is a convert from Anglo-Catholicism, that tendency in Anglicanism towards Catholic theology and worship, to the Roman Catholic Church, and he retains fond memories of the religious practices of his youth. He was rejected for the Anglican seminary by no less a personage than the wife of a… Read more »

    Tags: A.N. Wilson Anglicanism Catholic literature England Evelyn Waugh reviews