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A Shameful Murder (#1 Reverend Mother)

Cora Harrison

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Faber & Faber
07 January 2020
Fiction & Literature; Crime & mystery; Historical mysteries
Ireland, 1923. The country has been torn apart by the War of Independence and is now in the throes of sectarian violence and severe flooding. But Mother Aquinas knows that not all floods cleanse the deeds of humanity...

When a body washes up at her convent chapel dressed in evening finery, she immediately suspects foul play. The overstretched police force may be ready to dismiss the case as accidental drowning, but strangulation marks on the girl's throat tell a grimmer story. Mother Aquinas wants justice for the girl - and won't let a murderer slip away unpunished under the cover of war.
By:   Cora Harrison
Imprint:   Faber & Faber
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   Main
Dimensions:   Height: 198mm,  Width: 129mm,  Spine: 16mm
Weight:   174g
ISBN:   9781786894984
ISBN 10:   178689498X
Series:   Mother Aquinas mysteries
Pages:   256
Publication Date:   07 January 2020
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Cora Harrison has written over 50 book for adults and children, including the Burren mysteries. She lives near the Burren in the west of Ireland. coraharrison.com

Reviews for A Shameful Murder (#1 Reverend Mother)

Outstanding * * Booklist * * Harrison combines a savvy detective and a setting fraught with intrigue and tension for another winner * * Publishers Weekly * * Compassionate and wise, the Reverend Mother is a strong and distinctive character, who works among the poor and understands their plight. Recommend for Dicey Deere fans or readers who enjoy M.C. Beaton and Carol Higgins Clark * * Library Journal * *


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