What We’re Reading Wednesday (WWRW)

It’s time I start linking up to some of these dynamic blogs that are sweeping the webisphere.  Since I’m doing a lot of reading these days, I thought I’d join in with the Jessica at


to talk about one of my favorite subjects-books!

Here’s the summary from the back of the book:

“When classics professor Reed Stubblefield is disabled
in a school shooting, he retreats to a rural


cabin to recover and to
write a book on Aristotle in peace. Oddly, in the chill of early March, the
campgrounds and motels of tiny



are filled
with the ill and infirm — all seeking the healing touch of the town’s new
parish priest, reputed to be a stigmatic. Skeptical about religion since his
wife’s death from leukemia, Reed is nevertheless drawn into a friendship with
the cleric, Rev. Ray Boudreau, an amiable Aquinas scholar with a fine library
— who collapses and bleeds to death on Good Friday in front of horrified
parishioners. A miracle? Or bloody murder? Once Reed becomes the prime ‘person
of interest’ in the mysterious death, he seeks the truth with the help of an
attractive local reporter and Aristotle’s logic before he is arrested or killed
— because not everyone in town wants this mystery solved…”

Are you hooked?  I am!  This has been a really fun book to read.  The characters are believable and (most of them) likable as well.  Since a mystery is only as good as its ending AND I haven’t finished reading it, I can’t really rate this book YET.  But I’m anticipating some interesting twists and turns coming up in the plot which will make this good book even better. 

In summary:  I recommend this book to anyone who likes a good murder mystery.  And, if you’re Catholic, you’ll enjoy the characters and setting on an even deeper level.

Happy Reading!


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