Wrapped in Darkness, by David Carlson

Wrapped in Darkness, by David Carlson The monastery of the Holy Dormition sits peacefully on a remote shore of Lake Superior until a fall morning when the body of a skinhead female is found outside the monastery’s gate. For the police, all the signs point to the youngest monk in the community. Although maintaining his…

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Like a Thief in the Night, by David Carlson

Like a Thief in the Night, by David Carlson The feast day of Saints Peter and Paul in Rome deserves better than to be spoiled by a prank.  That’s what the sleuth Father Nicholas Fortis thinks as he watches a drone hover over the huge crowd in St. Peter’s Square.  Annoyance turns to terror when…

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Let These Bones Live Again, by David Carlson

Let These Bones Live Again by David Carlson

Let These Bones Live Again (190 pages) by David Carlson is a mystery / thriller, and the third book in the Christopher Worthy / Father Fortis Mystery Series. Allyson Worthy and her renowned detective father, Christopher Worthy, investigate the apparent suicides of two wealthy Americans in Venice. Meanwhile, Father Nicholas Fortis looks into the recent theft…

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Let the Dead Bury the Dead, by David Carlson

Let the Dead Bury the Dead by David Carlson

Let the Dead Bury the Dead (216 pages) is the second book in a mystery/thriller series by David Carlson featuring Lieutenant Christopher Worthy and his Greek Orthodox monk/priest friend, Father Fortis. When a priest is found strangled in front of the altar, Detective Worthy and Father Fortis delve into his personal and spiritual life for…

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Enter by the Narrow Gate, by David Carlson

Enter by the Narrow Gate by David Carlson

Just how far can religious faith go astray? Enter by the Narrow Gate (244 pages) is the first book in a new mystery/thriller series by David Carlson featuring Christopher Worthy and Father Fortis. After a nun is murdered while on retreat in a monastery, an Orthodox monk solicits the help of his Detroit Detective friend…

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