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Eminence (Father Koesler #11)

3.9 of 5 stars 3.90  ·  rating details  ·  77 ratings  ·  6 reviews
"THE ROSARY MURDERS quickly established Father Koesler as among the most likable and authentic of all recent sleuths .... Since then, few mystery series have been more cozy and persuasive."
From their Spartan quarters in downtown Detroit four religious brothers and a priest peform miracles. As the throng comes to them, so do accusations of embezzlement and to
Mass Market Paperback, 355 pages
Published April 14th 1990 by Ballantine Books (Mm)
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Father Koestler books are always interesting reads to me. This mystery had twists that made the outcome not immediately obvious, though I didn't like many of the characters.
Fredrick Danysh
A priest and four lay brothers found a monastery in Detroit. After curing a blind woman they receive a large donation and followers flock in. Father Robert Koesler is detailed by the diocese to investigate.
This is one of those books that has been rotting on my shelves for a long time. That was too bad, since I found it to be an enjoyable read and not a mystery that was extremely transparent.
Jo Ellen
Four priests set up office downtown and miracles begin to happen. But one of them truly is the Dark One, so it was a bit hard to read. But it is Fr. Koesler after all. There were some nice twists.
Couldn't finish it, plot wanders, don't like the characters, rehashed discussion of what constitutes a miracle
This is an OK read. A good book for the beach or plane - won't tax the brain.
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William X. Kienzle was born in Detroit, Michigan. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1954 and spent twenty years as a Roman Catholic parish priest. Kienzle left the priesthood in 1974 because of his disagreement with its refusal to remarry divorcees. He became an editor of MPLS Magazine in Minneapolis, later moving to Texas where he was director of the Center for Contemplative Studies at the Uni ...more
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