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Private investigator Moroni Traveler searches for a missing Mormon missionary in a Salt Lake City consumed by the fear of a serial killer and begins to suspect that his own case is tied to the murders
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R. R. Irvine is the author of the 'Moroni Traveler' and 'Robert Christopher' series, among others. He studied anthropology and archaeology at the University of California at Berkeley and now lives in Northern California.From Publishers Weekly:
Private eye Moroni Traveler, first met in Baptism for the Dead , is having a miserable summer. The temperature in Salt Lake City is 100 in the morning; his father and partner has a lump in his throat that may or may not be cancerous, and is seeking help from the Church of Latter-Day Saints (LDS), faith healers and splinter religious groups--but not from his son. And the church wants Moroni to drop his case of a missing missionary just as it gets complicated. But after several women are murdered and sexually mutilated, the church returns to Moroni for help, hinting that the killings are connected to the missing missionary. When a former lover of Moroni's is kidnapped, he must find the murderer before she becomes the fifth victim. While delivering some scathing insights into the Mormon church, Irvine burdens his mystery with red herrings, false clues, long quotes from LDS scriptures and a surprise, hard-to-believe solution.
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Book Description St Martins Pr, 1989. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0312028628
Book Description St Martins Pr, 1989. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0312028628
Book Description St Martins Pr, 1989. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110312028628