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The Judas Tree (Father Grif Mysteries)

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An Edge-of-Your-Seat Mystery Uncovering a Long-Buried Secret Threatens a Quiet Community

Mystery lovers and fans of great literature alike will be thrilled by the newest release of D.J. Delffs, The Judas Tree. Set in the sleepy, college town of Avenell the book features the return of Father Griffen Reed, a priest with a nose for mystery and a deep love for the community

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Paperback, 320 pages
Published June 1st 1999 by Bethany House Publishers
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Maria
Dec 08, 2012 rated it liked it
The plot of The Judas Tree revolves around a murder investigation near an Amish settlement and a military base. Fr. Griffin Reed, a widowed Episcopal priest who knew the victim, gets involved because the detectives think that the Amish will be more comfortable and open with him. Suddenly he's acting like the main investigator and putting himself in harm's way to solve the crime. In the meantime, he has a romantic interest in a professor, his sister is dating another church's preacher, and his cu ...more
Jennifer B.
Jan 19, 2016 rated it really liked it
Just finished this quick little read, and I did enjoy it. Although it's a murder mystery, it keeps it light, and at least in my case, also kept me guessing until the end. I learned a lot about the Amish lifestyle which is also something that has always piqued my curiosity, and with a sweet little ending to wrap it all up. It is written by a Christian author and has its share of prayer and Bible verses, but I think the lessons are general ones that can be interpreted as benign by practitioners of ...more
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Dudley J. Delffs, Ph.D. is an award-winning writer of fiction and non-fiction. A former publishing executive with divisions of Random House and HarperCollins, Dudley now works with top-tier authors, agents, and publishers to produce bestselling books with life-changing impact. A lifelong fan of Dolly Parton, Dudley lives in Sewanee, Tennessee with his wife and children.
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