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The Monastery Murders

Author : E. M. Powell
ISBN : 1503903249
Genre : Fiction
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Murder In The Monastery

Author : Barun Chanda
ISBN : 9353333377
Genre : Fiction
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Ace detective Avinash Roy arrives at a sleepy hill station in Sikkim in the fervent hope that holidaying at a secluded Buddhist monastery up in the mountains will work as a perfect antidote to his jaded, city-weary nerves. And surprisingly, it does. The crisp mountain air and long walks through undulating valleys not only rejuvenates him, but also rekindles his libido, much to the pleasure of his wife. On their last night, Roy is faced with a strange request from the Head Lama of the monastery. A rare, invaluable manuscript, the very existence of which is a secret, is missing from the underground vaults of the monastery. Could Roy retrieve the treasure without others knowing anything about it? As Roy agrees to help the senior monk, he soon realizes that the serene ambience of the place could well be just an illusion. Beneath its placid surface lurk intrigues, conspiracies, unbridled passion, ambition, religious extremism and elemental fear. By the end of of it all, Roys very life is in grave danger, hanging by a thread. Weaving natural beauty with spine-chilling suspense, Murder in the Monastery is an unputdownable read!

Murder In The Monastery

Author : Lesley Cookman
ISBN : 9781908917768
Genre : Fiction
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Lesley Cookman's bestselling series featuring amateur sleuth Libby Sarjeant is back for its eleventh instalment. A jewelled Anglo-Saxon reliquary has mysteriously appeared on a website, apparently containing a relic of St Eldreda herself. The nuns at St Eldreda’s Abbey are understandably curious, and invite Libby Sarjeant to look into the matter in more depth. Fascinated by the story, Libby’s friend Peter obtains permission to mount ‘Murder In The Monastery’, a play based on St Eldreda’s story, excitingly set in the ruins of the original monastery. Unfortunately for Peter’s plans, a real body is discovered, and Libby and her friend Fran find out that this is sadly not the first. Together, Libby and Fran dive into their investigations, to hopefully find the link between the relic, St Eldreda, and the pile of bodies.

A Murder At The Monastery

Author : Mary Angelo
ISBN : 9781418470692
Genre : Fiction
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You will double your reading pleasure with two mysteries in one book introducing New Scotland Yard's favorite sleuth, Chief Detective Inspector Paris McKnight. Imagine being called in to investigate a bizarre murder at The Monastery of the Holy Spirit in a small English town, and finding the corpse in a sack in the lake - together with an assortment of animals. Is there a maniac on the loose? Or a demonic ritual of symbolic significance? Perhaps a gruesome Black Mass occurred? A serial killer's spree? Or is it simply a convenient dumping ground? A grotesque April Fool's trick? Then imagine, at the same time, after being haunted by the murder of your own parents for more than thirty years, of finally discovering the solution - a solution never imagined and one that shakes our hero's world to its very core. If you enjoy a good read that concerns itself with truth and justice and questions even our core values, you will find it in this story incorporating two intriguing and original mysteries that blend humor, intrigue, and a heart touching soul search in A MURDER AT THE MONASTERY - A Paris McKnight Mystery.

The Mersey Monastery Murders

Author : Brian L Porter
ISBN : 1714927415
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When a monk is found poisoned at St. Emma's Priory, the Chief Constable - a friend of the Prior - insists that Andy Ross and his team handle the investigation. The case turns out to be more complex than they first thought. After a second victim is found with a pitchfork thrust through his body, Ross discovers that to solve the case, they must reopen a cold case from years ago. When connections to the old East German Secret Police - the Stasi - are revealed, Ross realizes that nothing is as it seems in The Mersey Monastery Murders.

The Haunted Monastery And The Chinese Maze Murders

Author : Robert Hans van Gulik
ISBN : 9780486235028
Genre : Fiction
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In 'The Haunted Monastery', Judge Dee and his wives seek refuge from a violent mountain storm and are plunged into a bizarre series of interrelated crimes. Three women have been murdered in the monastery; Dee has seen something impossible, perhaps supernatural, and inexplicable events flash forth in the dark tangle of corridors and the Taoist Hell - a hall filled with statuary showing realistically the torments of Hell.

Murder At Holy Cross

Author : Peter Davidson
ISBN : 1440620032
Genre : True Crime
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On March 25, 2001, the nude body of Michelle Lewis, a 39-year-old nun, was discovered in her sleeping quarters at South Florida’s Holy Cross Academy. She had been stabbed 92 times. It wasn’t long before homicide detectives zeroed in on her killer: a young apprentice monk and former Holy Cross student, Mykhaylo Kofel. Under questioning, he confessed to the crime. But Kofel’s disturbing defense would not only rock the future of the upscale Dade County academy, it would also sound an alarm that would resonate all the way to the Vatican, making it one of the most sensational and controversial crimes in Florida history. What happened on that dark night in Holy Cross was unspeakable enough. The deeper the investigation got, the more sordid and disturbing the story became.

Waverly Novels The Monastery

Author : Walter Scott
ISBN : HARVARD:32044090307083
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The Black Monastery

Author : Stav Sherez
ISBN : 9780571252176
Genre : Fiction
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People used to come to the small Greek island of Palassos for the historic ruins. Now they come to take drugs and party all night. But the horrific ritual murder of a boy in the grounds of an old monastery brings back memories of two similar deaths in the mid-1970s, and of a mysterious cult who once dwelt in the island's interior, memories the island has tried hard to forget. As Nikos, the police chief who has been persuaded back to his home island for the final years of his career, begins his investigation, two Brits arrive on the island: the bestselling crime writer Kitty Carson, on a break from the pressures of work and her strained marriage, and Jason, an aspiring writer with a secret of his own. When a second body is discovered - further endangering the island's lucrative tourist trade - these three characters are thrown together, as the gruesome secrets of the past begin to emerge. Brilliantly paced, and featuring a memorable cast of characters, The Black Monastery is a blistering portrait of paradise gone wrong.

The Haunted Monastery

Author : Robert van Gulik
ISBN : 9780226849089
Genre : Fiction
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Judge Dee and his entourage, seeking refuge from a mountain storm, become trapped in a Taoist monastery, where the Abbott Jade mysteriously dies after delivering an ecstatic sermon. The monks call it a supernatural experience, but the judge calls it murder. Recalling the allegedly accidental deaths of three young women in the same monastery, Judge Dee seeks clues in the eyes of a cat to solve cases of impersonation and murder. A painting by one of the victims reveals the truth about the killings, propelling the judge on a quest for justice and revenge. "Entertaining, instructive, and impressive."—Times Literary Supplement

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