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Midnight Come By Michael David Anthony

Midnight Come
by Michael David Anthony

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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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Midnight Come by Michael David Anthony

'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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Midnight Come Reviews


'Splendid mix of the ecclesiastical, homicidal and political, and espionage: impressive first novel' The Times (of The Becket Factor) 'A superior example of the classic English crime novel' Sunday Telegraph (of Dark Provenance)

About Michael David Anthony


Michael David Anthony is the son of Welsh parents, his father being an Anglican parson, and grew up in country vicarages. On leaving school he worked as a cub reporter and later travelled extensively in Britain and abroad working in a variety of occupations. He now lives in London.

Additional information

GOR001021106
Midnight Come by Michael David Anthony
Michael David Anthony
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
1999-01-04
224
0006510361
9780006510369
N/A
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