By Jane Haddam
Iciness is thawing, yet in a small-town convent there lurks an ice-cold killer
Her adolescence buddies sought after careers, yet Brigit Ann Reilly spent her early life watching for her wedding—her marriage ceremony to God. whilst she eventually will get to don the behavior, her new order sends her to Maryville, the place a former sister is poised to develop into Rome’s first Irish-American saint. Brigit has no time to fret approximately Vatican politics. She’s approximately to turn into a martyr herself.
Brigit is located useless within the basement of her neighborhood library, her corpse swarming with ten toxic water moccasins. whilst ex-FBI investigator Gregor Demarkian hears of her loss of life, he's questioned by way of issues: Water moccasins usually are not local to upstate manhattan, and Brigit died of hemlock poisoning, no longer the snakes’ venom. As Maryville whips itself right into a pious frenzy looking for proof for its native land hero’s sainthood, Demarkian will test his personal miracle via discovering justice for the murdered younger nun.
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