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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (292 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Andrew M. Greeley Narrator: Paul Micahel Publisher: Macmillan Audio Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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The irrepressible Bishop Blackwood Ryan returns as his Cardinal dispatches Blackie to The University on the South Side of Chicago to investigate a baffling locked-room mystery. Someone has assassinated a Russian Orthodox monk in his office at the Divinity School, despite the fact that the door of his office was bolted shut from the inside and no killer was found within.

Who shot Brother Semyon Ivanivich Popov? There were only four professors in the building on the night of the shooting: a feminist theologian, a distinguished scripture scholar, an expert on the Talmud, and a young tenure-seeking professor whom Blackie compares to a silverback gorilla.

It turns out that the mystery of the locked room is simple compared to the international intrigue that swiftly develops around the case. Intelligence agents from diverse nations seem to be involved, as well as both the Sicilian and Russian mobs. Blackie soon finds himself the target of threats and actual bullets as he seeks to unravel the deepening mystery surrounding the murdered monk, whose murky secrets may stretch all the way to the Vatican itself!

Murder is more than academic in yet another delightful whodunit by one of America's most popular storytellers.

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Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Sheila Summerhays | 12/8/2013

    " Blackie Ryan is an interesting Bishop, hilarious when he is the visiting instructor in the class of the Keen Dean. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Dolly | 10/26/2013

    " Interesting mystery involving the Catholic church, the Russian Orthodoxy, and even the U.S. government. Crazy plot, interesting dialogue and characters. Not sure if I like his style, though; a little too boastful, I think. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Lanee | 8/19/2013

    " not as good as others; "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Fredrick | 5/7/2013

    " Well worth the time reading. Even better than the Father Dowling mysteries. "

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