A Great Day for the Deadly (Gregor Demarkian Mystery, Book 5)

A Great Day for the Deadly (Gregor Demarkian Mystery, Book 5)

Jane Haddam


wintry weather is thawing, yet in a small-town convent there lurks an ice-cold killer

Her adolescence acquaintances sought after careers, yet Brigit Ann Reilly spent her formative years awaiting her wedding—her marriage ceremony to God. while she eventually will get to don the behavior, her new order sends her to Maryville, the place a former sister is poised to develop into Rome’s first Irish-American saint. Brigit has no time to fret approximately Vatican politics. She’s approximately to turn into a martyr herself.

Brigit is located useless within the basement of her neighborhood library, her corpse swarming with ten toxic water moccasins. whilst ex-FBI investigator Gregor Demarkian hears of her demise, he's wondered by means of issues: Water moccasins are usually not local to upstate long island, and Brigit died of hemlock poisoning, no longer the snakes’ venom. As Maryville whips itself right into a pious frenzy looking for proof for its homeland hero’s sainthood, Demarkian will try his personal miracle by means of discovering justice for the murdered younger nun.

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