By 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 early life anticipating her wedding—her marriage ceremony to God. whilst she ultimately 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 develop into a martyr herself.
Brigit is located useless within the basement of her neighborhood library, her corpse swarming with ten toxic water moccasins. while ex-FBI investigator Gregor Demarkian hears of her dying, he's questioned by way of issues: Water moccasins usually are not local to upstate ny, and Brigit died of hemlock poisoning, no longer the snakes’ venom. As Maryville whips itself right into a pious frenzy looking for facts for its place of origin hero’s sainthood, Demarkian will test his personal miracle by way of discovering justice for the murdered younger nun.
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Her jacket was on the chair under the window. She bent down for it, keeping her legs straight – a living pose from a glossy men’s mag. She looked through the pockets and showed him the key, flicking back her dark hair. The pearl in her navel glinted and then she was back close again. ’ Then she marched into the kitchen. He heard the key clink against the foreign coins and the odds and ends in the bowl. She straightened up, rested her head against the door frame and studied him. He had to swallow.
The doors of a green metal container gaped wide open. ‘The container is owned by something called A. S. Jupro. ’ From a distance the dead man resembled an unconscious slalom skier. He was lying in a so-called stable lateral position. Wearing a boiler suit. Frank Frølich winced when he saw the man’s disfigured head and all the blood. ‘Pathologists call it “injuries inflicted by a blunt weapon”,’ Gunnarstranda said formally. ‘The back of his head has been stoved in.
The other was the mental intrusion, forcing her way into his innermost sanctuary, his home – simply performing this act without asking him, usurping the right. He was unable to break the spell. A flood of emotions had him in thrall. Perhaps it was the draught from the door, perhaps a glint in the glass door of the cabinet, but suddenly she gave a start, ripped off the headset and jumped up. ’ The next moment she was close to him. ’ She looked up, sensed the agitation, the well of conflicting feelings besetting him.