A riveting crime novel by Irish Benedictine Monk Andrew Nugent, which explores the terrible darkness in our souls.
When a house master is found dead at a leading boys' boarding school in Ireland, Superintendent Denis Lennon and Sergeant Molly Power of the Irish Police Force struggle to uncover any probable motive for this brutal killing. Perhaps it was a bungled kidnapping attempt? Or a revenge attack? Or a simple robbery gone wrong? But when the existence of a letter from an old boy is discovered, the police discover something very sinister has provoked this murder. With so much at stake, can the killer stop at one murder?
Andrew Nugent is a former practising barrister. As a Benedictine monk of Glenstal Abbey, Limerick, he was headmaster of the Abbey School before spending nine years in a foundation monastery in Nigeria. He has travelled extensively in Europe, the US and the Middle East, as well as in West Africa.