The Bad Samaritan (Collins crime)

 
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When a body is found after a church fete, it is up to Detective Constable Charlie Peace and his boss Mike Oddie, to discover whether it has anything to do with the vicar's wife's spiritual crisis. Or do more worldly concerns lie at the root of the crime?

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When Rosemary Sheffield suddenly loses her religious faith it is not merely a personal matter for she is the wife of a vicar. And when, on a brief holiday to think things through, she forms a sad but affectionate relationship with a young refugee from the former Yugoslavia, she ensures that the knives will be out for her husband's parish back home in Leeds. For charity is not the order of the day among the parishioners of St Saviour's.

When a body is found after a church fete it is up to DC Charlie Peace and his boss to discover whether Rosemary's spiritual crisis has led to murder, or is it more worldly concerns that lie at the root of the crime...?

‘He plots a mystery as well as any writer alive’
TIME MAGAZINE

‘Robert Barnard is always original, never repeats himself and has a delectable wit’
JESSICA MANN, 'Daily Telegraph'

About the Author:

Robert Barnard was born and brought up in Essex. After reading English at Balliol College, Oxford, he worked for a time for the Fabian Society, and in 1961 became lecturer in English at the University of New England, in New South Wales. He taught in Norway for seventeen years from 1966, and in 1983 came back to Britain to write full time. As well as nearly thirty mysteries, he has written books on Dickens, Agatha Christie and a history of English Literature. He and his wife now live in Leeds.

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