The Hour of Death

      Jane Willan

The Hour of Death

Jane Willan's The Hour of Death will be a Christmas delight for fans of G. M. Malliet, set on an island in Wales.
Sister Agatha and Father Selwyn make sleuthing a work of art. But will they paint themselves into a corner when they investigate the Village Art Society president's death?

As Yuletide settles upon Gwenafwy Abbey, the rural Welsh convent's peace is shattered when Tiffany Reese, president of the Village Art Society, is found dead on the floor of the parish hall. Sister Agatha, whose interests lie more with reading and writing mystery stories than with making the abbey's world-renowned organic gouda, is not shy about inserting herself into the case. With the not-entirely-eager assistance of Father Selwyn, she begins her investigation.
Not long after the murder, a sequence of unsettling events befalls artist-in-residence Lucy Pennoyer. Her dog is kidnapped; she receives a threatening letter; and she is run off the road by a mysterious...

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