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Unrest in Eden

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Father Ignaz Pfefferkorn, ex-S.J., released in January, 1778, and destitute after ten years of Spanish imprisonment, begs his way across France to his home in the Rhineland. He arrives in Unkel-on-the Rhine to find factional strife and ultimately murder in his hoped-for paradise. He is recruited to solve the crime, aided by unlikely helpers: a wealthy Cologne socialite and ...more
Paperback, 296 pages
Published November 15th 2011 by Paladin Timeless Books (first published November 1st 2011)
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Timothy Messick
With the characteristic precision and aplomb to which her loyal readers have become quite familiar, Florence Byham Weinberg has continued the story of Ignaz Pfefferkorn in another murder mystery biography, Unrest in Eden. Readers familiar with Sonora Wind, Ill Wind, Sonora Moonlight, and The Storks of La Caridad will know Ignaz and welcome him back.

The book teases the reader from page to page not only with “who done it” details, but with insights into the mind and heart of the protagonist. Far
Stefan Vucak
Apr 13, 2013 rated it really liked it
Based on a genuine person, in this superbly written and researched work, although the appendices are more suitable for a scholarly dissertation, the reader is plunged into the daily lives and family politics of a small German town along the Rhine. The reader needs to like family intrigues to enjoy this work, as there is little drama and tension one expects in a fictional novel. I enjoyed the subtle village life byplays, but found Ignaz somewhat shallow, doubting himself and his vocation. In the ...more
Vicky Hunt
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