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Unholy Orders: Mystery Stories With a Religious Twist (2000) [Anthology]
by Rhys Bowen Kate Charles George C. Chesbro Joyce Christmas Dianne Day Terence Faherty Jacqueline Fiedler Margaret Frazer G. Miki Hayden Tom Kreitzberg John Lutz Rochelle Majer Krich Ralph McInerny Anne Perry Nancy Pickard Mary Monica Pulver Serita Stevens Carolyn Wheat Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

In this unique collection, eighteen of today's best-loved authors have woven together the most riveting elements of mystery and faith into a joyous and haunting tapestry that is as thought-provoking as it is compelling.

Anne Perry (The Reverend Collins’ Visit) Irony abounds as a devious jewel thief is methodically exposed by the casual observations of a wry intellectual.

Rochelle Krich (Widow's Peak) Ghosts of past misfortune swirl around this enchanting tale of Jewish marriage.

Nancy Pickard (Speak No Evil) A self-assured FBI agent's desperate attempt to locate a serial killer leads to a chilling personal encounter with the Devil.

Margaret Frazer (Volo te habere...) The bishop of Winchester must settle a question of marriage to expose a killer in this medieval yarn.

Dianne Day (The Labyrinthine Way) A priest at an enchanting modern cathedral hypnotizes and captures a dangerous criminal in a gothic labyrinth.

G. Miki Hayden (The Shaman's Song) An out-of-demand Navajo shaman with his eye on marriage offers his divination skills to clear up a trading post robbery and murder.

Tom Kreitzberg (The Charity of a Saint) A journalist's gentle investigation of a small town miracle in rural England reveals a clever ruse and a quirk of faith.

Rhys Bowen (The Seal of the Confessional) Angel or murderer? Forgiveness or revenge? A disturbed repentant seals his fate in the sacrament of penance.

John Lutz (Dilemma) A cop faces her first on-the-job moral crisis when she witnesses a priest pick-pocketing a parade crowd.

Joyce Christmas (The Chosen) High school girlfriends encounter the extraordinary in a depressed small town.

George Chesbrow (Model Town) The investigation into a "weeping virgin" uncovers a suspicious trail of tears.

Jacqueline Fiedler (Amish Butter) A stranded woman's identity could be the difference between life and death in a nightmarish car ride through Amish country.

Kate Charles (That Old Eternal Triangle) A new pastor attracts more than pious admiration among his congregation.

Terence Faherty (God's Instrument) Ten years after a devastating train wreck, a newspaper reporter discovers the truth behind a "miracle" phone call.

Mary Monica Pulver (Father Hugh and the Kettle of St. Frideswide) Egged on by an officious abbess, a clumsy monk uses the miracle of faith to discover a chicken thief at the Royal Abbey.

Ralph McInerny (The Dunne Deal) Soon after a pearl necklace, a Kruggerand, and a one hundred thousand lire note turn up in a church poor box, these same items are listed as stolen. What is the motive for this pilfered donation?

Carolyn Wheat (Remembered Zion) The distressing memory of Kristallnacht accentuates the horror of religiuos strife in Eastern Europe.

Serita Stevens (In a Jewish Vein) A trip to Romania to carry out an adoption brings three Americans into a strange world where a hospital vampire brings them closer to the Messiah.

Edited by: Serita Stevens.

Original title: Unholy Orders: Mystery Stories With a Religious Twist
Original languages: English

Quotes:

Genre: FictionCrime and Mystery


The following works are contained within this one:
     Speak No Evil (1995) [Short Story]
      Author: Nancy Pickard
     Dunne Deal, the (1998) [Short Story]
      Author: Ralph McInerny
     In a Jewish Vein (2000) [Short Story]
      Author: Serita Stevens
     God’s Instrument (2000) [Short Story]
      Author: Terence Faherty
     Chosen, the (2000) [Short Story]
      Author: Joyce Christmas
     Shaman’s Song, the (2000) [Short Story]
      Author: G. Miki Hayden
     Reverend Collins’ Visit, the (2000) [Short Story]
      Author: Anne Perry
     Father Hugh and the Kettle of St. Frideswide (2000) [Short Story]
      Author: Mary Monica Pulver
     Model Town (2000) [Short Story]
      Author: George C. Chesbro
     Charity of a Saint, the (2000) [Short Story]
      Author: Tom Kreitzberg
     Widow’s Peak (2000) [Short Story]
      Author: Rochelle Majer Krich
     Amish Butter (2000) [Short Story]
      Author: Jacqueline Fiedler
     Seal of the Confessional, the (2000) [Short Story]
      Author: Rhys Bowen
     Volo te habere... (2000) [Short Story]
      Author: Margaret Frazer
     Remembered Zion (2000) [Short Story]
      Author: Carolyn Wheat
     That Old Eternal Triangle (2000) [Short Story]
      Author: Kate Charles
     Dilemma (2000) [Short Story]
      Author: John Lutz
     Labyrinthine Way, the (2000) [Short Story]
      Author: Dianne Day

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