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Desert sinner

Author: Ralph McInerny
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Desert Sinner is the fifteenth mystery to feature Roger Dowling, the shrewd and compassionate priest of Fox River, Illinois. Ralph McInerny's novels are known for their subtle humor, humanity, grasp of religious issues, and Dowling's instinctively accurate sleuthing. In Desert Sinner, a former Las Vegas showgirl named Stacey Wilson is jailed for the murder of her husband, Marvin, a rich playboy whose marriage to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph McInerny
ISBN: 0312081774 9780312081775 0373261586 9780373261581
OCLC Number: 26261744
Notes: "A Father Dowling mystery."
Description: 182 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Ralph McInerny.

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"Desert Sinner is the fifteenth mystery to feature Roger Dowling, the shrewd and compassionate priest of Fox River, Illinois. Ralph McInerny's novels are known for their subtle humor, humanity, grasp of religious issues, and Dowling's instinctively accurate sleuthing. In Desert Sinner, a former Las Vegas showgirl named Stacey Wilson is jailed for the murder of her husband, Marvin, a rich playboy whose marriage to the showgirl was a local scandal. Stacey staunchly claims innocence; despite a life sentence, she refuses to disclose her whereabouts on the murder day. While the police see the case as closed, Father Dowling, uncomfortable with the verdict, privately seeks the truth. Sin, innocence, and their linked consequences are played out by a varied cast of characters, in an absorbing plot that Father Dowling's readers will enjoy" -- from dust jacket flap.

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