Title: A Matter of Roses
Publisher: Paraclete Press, 1999
Publication Date: 1999
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine in Plastic DJ Cover
Signed: Signed by the Author on the Title Page
Edition: First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover. Fine/Fine in Plastic DJ Cover. First Edition, First Printing. Signed by the Author on the Title Page. a Faith Abbey mystery. Bookseller Inventory # 001838
Synopsis: Eastport, the little harbor village on the inner crook of Cape Cod's elbow, hasn't had a murder in over half a century. Now, the death of a newcomer has the community reeling in shock. When the prominent and much loved scientist Maurice Tomlinson dies of anaphylactic shock from bee stings -- at a time of the year when bees are dormant -- many suspect foul play. Soon, Police Chief Dan Burke is on the prickly case and enlists the aid of his childhood friend, Brother Bartholomew of Faith Abbey. The mounting evidence is as thick as the local chowder, but Brother Bartholomew has brought his appetite for solving crime.
Product Description: Eastport, the little harbor village at the inner crook of Cape Cod's elbow, had not had a murder in more than half-century. Now Mac Curtis, CEO of Curtis Investments, is deadlying at the edge of Teal Pond, his gut neatly sliced with his own ultra-sharp double-edged bladea treasured memento from his combat days in Vietnam.
Andrew Doane, now Brother Bartholemew, a monk at Faith Abbey, is summoned from his monastic tasks to help his childhood friend Chief Dan Burke of the local police force solve teh crime. David Manuel leads this unlikely pair towards an explosive climax.
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