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The advent of murder : a Faith Morgan mystery / Martha Ockley.

The advent of murder : a Faith Morgan mystery / Martha Ockley.

Faith Morgan, former policewoman and vicar of Little Worthy, visits Oliver Markham's farm in the run up to Christmas, only to discover the house surrounded by police cars. A body has been found in the local River Itchen, which turns out to be that of Lucas Kemp, a local boy and chorister. Markham is charged with his murder. Through her connections with Winchester Cathedral Faith is drawn into the investigation, discovering that Lucas had dropped out of college and that his mother had died a few months previously. There is a question of drugs, and a rivalry over Lucas's distraught girlfriend - the choir is a hotbed of tensions. Lucas's unsavoury uncle, and a local drug dealer, both come under suspicion, and Ben, Faith's police inspector ex-boyfriend, has to rescue her when the drug dealer turns nasty. But the actual murderer is none of the above ...

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Date Barcode Shelf Location Collection Volume Ref. Branch Status Due Date Reserve
13 Apr 2019 200421681 OCKL
Adult Fiction   Moruya . . Available .  
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Shelf Location OCKL
Author Ockley, Martha, 1961-
Title The advent of murder : a Faith Morgan mystery / Martha Ockley.
Spine title The advent of murder
Publication Details Oxford, [UK] : Lion, 2013.
Oxford : Lion Fiction, 2013.
Description 255 p. ; 20 cm.
Series A Faith Morgan mystery
Notes Faith Morgan, former policewoman and vicar of Little Worthy, visits Oliver Markham's farm in the run up to Christmas, only to discover the house surrounded by police cars. A body has been found in the local River Itchen, which turns out to be that of Lucas Kemp, a local boy and chorister. Markham is charged with his murder. Through her connections with Winchester Cathedral Faith is drawn into the investigation, discovering that Lucas had dropped out of college and that his mother had died a few months previously. There is a question of drugs, and a rivalry over Lucas's distraught girlfriend - the choir is a hotbed of tensions. Lucas's unsavoury uncle, and a local drug dealer, both come under suspicion, and Ben, Faith's police inspector ex-boyfriend, has to rescue her when the drug dealer turns nasty. But the actual murderer is none of the above ...
Subject Ex policewomen -- Fiction
Village life -- England -- Fiction
Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction
Women priests -- England -- Winchester -- Fiction
Police -- England -- Winchester -- Fiction
Murder -- Investigation -- England -- Winchester -- Fiction
Manners and customs
Murder -- Investigation
Police
Women priests
Winchester (England) -- Social life and customs -- Fiction
England -- Winchester
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