The Sleeping Witness: A Father Gabriel Mystery

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  • The Sleeping Witness: A Father Gabriel Mystery
  • Murder Mystery of Saint Mary's Abbey

In this unusual murder mystery, the tranquility of Saint Mary's Abbey is shattered by the discovery of a gruesome crime in a cottage on the abbey grounds. A foreign artist and war hero seeking refuge from the world has been murdered. Marie Paige, the frail, sickly wife of the village doctor, lies beside him beaten into a coma.

The police arrest Marie's husband, convinced that they are looking at a crime of passion. But Dr. Paige finds himself with an unlikely champion: Fr. Gabriel, a blundering but brilliant Benedictine priest who believes in his innocence and feels compelled to search for the truth.

In a country struggling to come to terms with the devastation of the Second World War, even a secluded English village has its share of secrets and broken lives. It is not long before Fr. Gabriel and his companions find themselves embarking on a dangerous journey into the victims' troubled war histories and a chapter of Europe's bloodiest conflict that is almost too terrible to be acknowledged.

  • Pages: 176
  • Format: Paperback
  • Measures: 5.25" x 8"

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  • 5 Feb 19th 2019
    The Sleeping Witness

    Wonderful! An exciting page turner!


  • 5 May 16th 2017
    The Sleeping Witness

    I order this book because I like Mystery stories. I read this every day can put it down Can't wait to see who the murderer is. Hope Catholic Company has more mystery book because I will order them. Thank You Catholic Company.

    Marie M (05/16/17

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