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Midnight Come by Michael David Anthony

Midnight Come
by Michael David Anthony

Senior Church official Richard Harrison accidentally stumbles upon the horrific scene of a double killing. In doing so, he is set on a lonely, tortuous path to discover the identity of the anonymous letter-writer, whose malicious libels apparently precipitated the tragic deaths.
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'Utterly engaging. Canterbury tale of skulduggery combined with ecclesiastical morals and politics' Daily Telegraph The sequestered peace of the Canterbury Cathedral community is shattered by the arrival of a poison-pen letter. Reluctantly dragged from his administrative duties to investigate the allegations of gross sexual misconduct between a recently widowed parson and his female assistant, senior Church official Richard Harrison accidentally stumbles upon the horrific scene of a double killing. In doing so, he is set on a lonely, tortuous path to discover the identity of the anonymous letter-writer, whose malicious libels apparently precipitated the tragic deaths. Faced with a seemingly motiveless malignancy, Harrison follows a maze of leads in which the proposed sale of a 200-year-old charity cottage and the short, violent life of Christopher Marlowe, the sixteenth-century poet and playwright, appear to twine about the bizarre happenings in a country parish, leading finally to that midnight hour when past misdeeds have to be paid for, and when, in the words of Doctor Faustus, 'the clock will strike and the devil will come...'

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Sku
GOR001021106
Title
Midnight Come
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers
Year published
Number of pages
224
ISBN 10
0006510361
ISBN 13
9780006510369
Prizes
N/A
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