At the Community of the Holy Fire, Abbess Hildegard wishes to turn this convent by the sea into a beacon of ‘greenness’. But on the night of the Great Bonfire, the abbess is killed in a manner no one deserves. Who could hate her so much – and why?
A young man’s body is discovered at the seaside beauty spot of Splash Point. He drowns beneath a cold, uncaring moon; and it proves to be a ‘hungry death’, not sated by one unfortunate corpse. There must, and will, be more.
In the first of the acclaimed Abbot Peter mysteries, Peter takes us back to the monastery of St James-the-Less. In the shadows of Mt Sinai, Peter faces a discomforting cocktail of deception, delusion and death.
Abbot Peter has taken his niece Tamsin for a night out to see the controversial play, Mother’s Day. But when the director is found murdered on stage, they are drawn into the grievance behind the greasepaint and a rage behind the stage.
When the vicar of Stormhaven is discovered crucified naked in the church vestry, the retired Abbot Peter finds a new job. The local community is in shock. The murderer is one of them. But who? The curate? The treasurer? The bishop?
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