Barely A Crime (novel)

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  1. The Vanishing Woman - cover
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  1. A Bloody Habit

    July 10, 2018 12:43 am 1 Comment

    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 »

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  2. Meryl Kaleida

    All Lives Matter

    May 7, 2018 12:00 pm Leave a Comment

    I recently read a novel called Reliquary by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child. It is book number 2 in their Agent Pendergast series, and I highly recommend it. I have always enjoyed good mysteries and these books combine mystery with myth, science, and a little fantasy. The first book, Relic,… Read more »

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  3. 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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  4. Ignatius Press Novels

    First Chapter: The Sleeping Witness

    August 11, 2017 5:59 pm Leave a Comment

    Read the first chapter of the novel The Sleeping Witness by Fiorella De Maria. If you like what you’re reading, visit the novel’s page to learn more or order! Father Gabriel never felt the slow encroachment of middle age more painfully than on an evening such as this. It was… Read more »

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  5. 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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  6. Ignatius Press Novels

    “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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  7. 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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  8. The Fool of New York City

    August 20, 2016 9:27 am 2 Comments

    Set in present day Manhattan, The Fool of New York City is the tale of two souls who are considered to be “fools” and “idiots” in the eyes of most people they encounter. One is a literal giant, the other an amnesiac who believes he is the seventeenth-century Spanish painter… Read more »

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  9. Barely a Crime

    March 7, 2016 6:29 pm 2 Comments

    In this gripping thriller, two men from the Northern Irish underworld are recruited by an enigmatic stranger for a shadowy operation. Promising to make them very rich without involving them in theft or murder, the job seems too good to be true; in fact, it seems to be barely a… Read more »

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  10. First Chapter: Toward the Gleam

    April 23, 2015 1:59 pm Leave a Comment

    Read the first chapter of the novel Toward the Gleam by T.M. Doran. If you like what you’re reading, visit the novel’s page to learn more or order! November 8, 1972 Saint Hugh’s Charterhouse, Sussex Porter broke silence. That was no little thing, but the breaking of his silence was… Read more »

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