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The Ghosts of Glorieta: A Fr. Jake Mystery

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By Albert Noyer

Noyer artfully weaves the story of Fr. Casimir 'Jake' Jakubowski, displaced from his comfortable parish in Michigan and thrown into an impoverished New Mexican village. The liberal priest's life becomes a mirage as a politically driven bishop, a dysfunctional pastor, a flimflam Texan filmmaker and a fundamentalist commune collide with the old Spanish ways of rural New Mexico. A brilliantly crafted exposť of a clash of cultures.

Page Erwin, Author
Bones of Contention: A Maine Mystery
Hilliard and Harris, 2008

Noyer is a natural story-teller. An artist by training, he has created an amiable character in Father Jake, who helps solve the mystery of a fellow priest against the backdrop of contemporary crisis in the Catholic church, a satanic mass and the reenactment of the Civil War Battle of Glorieta in New Mexico. Noyer knows of what he writes, keeping his readers hoping for another Father Jake mystery before too long.

Ronald Modras, Author
Ignatian Humanism, Loyola Press, 2004

With an artful mesh of page-turning excitement, indigenous folklore, and historical detail, Noyer, author of the A.D. 5th century Getorius and Arcadia Mystery series, serves up another compelling literary adventure with his New Mexico-based thriller, Ghosts of Glorieta.

Lisa Polisar, Author
The Ghost of Mary Prairie
University of New Mexico Press, 2007

A fifth century Nick and Nora crack secret codes, enjoy an impromptu maritime adventure, and hang out with gladiators in their second mystery caper.... Noyer's enthusiastic curiosity is effectively channeled through two attractive protagonists: a smooth narrative with fascinating historical detail.

Kirkus Reviews, The Cybelene Conspiracy, 2005


ISBN: 978-1-935514-03-9

276 pages, $18.95

Categories:
Fiction : Mystery & Detective - Historical
Fiction : Historical - General
Fiction : Religious - General


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