A Pilgrimage to Death
"Vivid, alluring, and heart-wrenching, A Pilgrimage to Death is every reason I love mystery. A breathtaking tale." ~ Darynda Jones, NY Times Bestselling Author
Cici discovers a body in the forest, and the victim’s wounds are identical to the ones that killed her sister a year ago...
Someone murdered her sister. And shot her dog. The killer won't stop until Cici's dea...more
I liked the other characters; Detective Sam with his long hair and tattoos ...more
It’s been my pleasure to read Alexa Padgett’s A Pilgrimage to Death, which is book one in The Reverend Cici Gurule mysteries. This has set the scene and standard for future adventures. This is a spoiler free as the book isn’t released yet.
Rev Cici has come back to her home town to takeover at the Local church. Cici’s twin sister was killed and the murderer never caught. Cici and the twin’s friend Sam a Detective returned to solve the case. Unfortunate ...more
While on a hike on the Aspen Vista Trail in the Santa Fe National Forest, Cici and her friend, Santa Fe Police Department detective Sam Chastain discover a body. The victim ...more
As an added bonus, I actually live in the surrounding area of where the story takes place and Alexa does a great job of capturing the scenary and feel of this region.
Cici returned to Santa Fe when she felt the connection with her tw ...more
This novel is a mix of crime, thriller, supernatural and romance, which somehow works perfectly together. Alexa Padgett has started a series about Reverand Cici who returns home following the murder of her twin. While Cici balances her new congregation, and re-establishes friendships/romances she delves deeper into her sisters unsolved death.
Alexa weaves a brilliant story which at times causes the reader to question their beliefs and at ...more
I was immediately attracted by the cover: we see Cici from back wearing a red coat and black pants at the edge of the forest.
We learn from the beginning that Cici had a twin sister but she was murdered and they threatened her church. Until the day a corpse is found in the forest of Santa Fe, she finds that the body carries the same stab wounds that killed her sister a year earlier;
Cici will discover a lot of things about ...more
so begin again to investigate with Police Sam, about Cici twin sister dead, Anna Carmen.
So many hidden things misteries in the city of Santa Fe, hard work for the Police to discover what happen.
Reviewed by Anna Green on behalf of KindleFriendsForever
This is my first book by this author and is one of my favourite genres, a murder mystery thriller; the first book in a series featuring Reverend Cici Gurule but can be read as a standalone.
Cici Gurule is a progressive reverend who went back to her hometown when she felt something was wrong with her identical twin, Anna Carmen. Her plan of joining her boyfriend for an adventure to South America was abandoned. We have all heard h ...more
I voluntarily reviewed an arc of this book. This is a really enjoyable, entertaining Book from Alexa Padgett and I didn’t want to put it down. It has a Great, entertaining storyline and really engaging, well written characters. It’s a very good, entertaining must read book that I really enjoyed reading
With complex, human characters, and a dark, meaty story, and a great sense of place – this is one of the best crime thrillers of the year. Sign me up as a big-time fan "
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I have to admit, I thought that having a reverend be my guide through a drug infested murder mystery was a little strange, but I rather enjoyed Alexa Padgett’s A Pilgrimage to Death. While the main character, Cici, is a reverend, the story is not preachy. Cici is a young woman who has made m ...more
The characters are fascinating - Reverend Cici is brave and courageous and has such a huge heart, Sam is a hardworking police detective with a soft spot for Cici. Justin is a forensic photographer with the police ...more
Alexa spent a good part of her youth traveling. From Budapest to Belize, Calgary to Coober Ped ...more