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A serial killer seems to be lurking in Chicago. Are his victims random, based on opportunity, or are they somehow connected? The answer to that question is the key to solving this mystery, and it comes from an octogenarian nun whose order has all but faded away.This was a novel I had not intended to read, having never heard of Monica Quill. However, while browsing the mystery shelves at my local library, the cover of the book grabbed my attention. As I read this mystery, I was impressed by the a...
This is the first book in the Sister Mary Teresa Mystery series that I have read. The beginning is basically introducing you to the large cast of characters. It isn't very engaging. It seems to presume that you already know most of the characters, their whims, likes and dislikes....If you know Latin, their witty conversations could be interesting. If you don't know Latin, you will be lost. It must have been written for Catholics who have studied the classics.The answer to the mystery of who the
Great mystery writing. Monica Quill is actually Ralph McInerny who is also the author of the Fr. Dowling mystery series. I don't read many mysteries but I will try to squeeze another Sister Mary Teresa (EmTee Dempsey as she is affectionately yet secretly referred to by her dwindling but faithful community) mystery into my summer reading schedule.The characters are believable, the dialogue sounds good; not stilted or awkward, the insight into post Vatican II religious life is realistic yet hopefu...
May be the most frightening cover of any book I have ever read.
Wonderful! Classic McInerny.