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Summary

Faced with darkness, could you find the light?

An innocent victim. A wicked crime. A killer on the loose.

Meet Sister Veronica Angelica, a secret crime fiction writer and lover of custard cream biscuits.

When she discovers a dead man in the grounds of the Catholic Youth Hostel, a building next door to her Convent, she can see he's been brutally murdered. What she doesn't know is that Jamie had a secret he'd been about to confess.

Being forbidden by the Cardinal to contact the police, the nuns at The Convent of the Christian Heart are instructed to contain news of the murder.

As Sister Veronica tries to uncover the truth, another murder takes place, plunging her deeper into the mystery.

But when her investigation raises more questions than answers, will Sister Veronica be able to solve the case without attracting the killer's attention?

©2021 Sarah Sheridan (P)2021 Tantor

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Corruption in the corridors of power

I read the book first and loved Sister Veronica and her sleuthing exploits as she sought justice for a young man she knew who had been murdered, so decided to try the audio book too and was not disappointed. The narrator, Esther Wane, was clear and expressive and I was carried once more through the streets of Paris and the dark corridors of the Vatican as Sister Veronica pursued her search for Jamie's murderer. A great experience which I thoroughly recommend.