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The Vanishing Woman: A Father Gabriel Mystery

(Father Gabriel #2)

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In this next book in the mystery series by the popular British author, Fr Gabriel has been sent by his Abbot to assist at a church in a small town where the parish priest, Fr Foley, is recovering from a heart attack.

Enid Jennings is the most hated woman in town, a retired headmistress and embittered war widow, who has a talent for causing conflict and distress wherever she
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Paperback, 250 pages
Published April 1st 2018 by Ignatius Press
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Sarah
Jul 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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My excitement at seeing a new Father Gabriel book from Fiorella de Maria was akin to how some people I know will react when the new season of Stranger Things drops on Netflix.

First, there was the anticipation before it arrived by mail. (Why didn’t I just go for total instant gratification and get the Kindle version? I knew I’d want the actual book. There’s a joy in that. I embraced it.)

Then there was the opening of the package.

And then, then, there was the gazing upon it as I bustled along with
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Steven R. McEvoy
This was the seventh book by Fiorella de Maria that I have read over the last few months. Six of the volumes are in print and easy to access. Nd there are two others that are out of print as well. After I read A Most Dangerous Innocence, I picked up all the eBooks available of works by Fiorella De Maria and set to work tracking down the three that do not have electronic editions. And all of them have been excellent reads. There are very few authors who have so completely captured my attention an ...more
Jeff Miller
Dec 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I greatly enjoyed this and will be looking up the other entries in this series. Solid mystery and a believable priest as an accidental detective.
Laura Aumen
Jan 21, 2020 rated it really liked it
A well-told, complex, and moving mystery by a Catholic author. Looking forward to reading more.
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Jul 27, 2019 rated it really liked it
Quite good. I wish I had read the first one in the series first.
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Apr 22, 2019 rated it really liked it
A good choice of a book for the St. Mary's book club.
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Fiorella De Maria is an Anglo-Maltese writer, born in Italy and currently living in Surrey. She grew up in rural Wiltshire and attended Cambridge University, where she received a BA in English Literature and an MPhil in Renaissance Literature. A winner of the National Book Prize of Malta, she has published nine novels, specialising in historical and crime fiction. Fiorella’s novels have received e ...more

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