'Champton joins St Mary Mead and Midsomer in the great atlas of fictional English villages where the crimes are as dastardly as the residents delightful.
Only Richard Coles could pull this off so joyfully and with such style' DAMIAN BARRIt's been a few months since murder tore the community of Champton apart.
As Canon Daniel Clement tries to steady his flock, the parish is joined with Upper and Lower Badsaddle, bringing a new tide of unwanted change. But Church politics soon become the least of Daniel's problems.
His mother - headstrong, fearless Audrey - is obviously up to something, something she is determined to keep from him. And she is not the only one. And then all hell breaks loose when murder returns to Champton in the form of a shocking ritualistic killing...
1DBKE England, FF Crime & mystery, FW Religious & spiritual fiction, HRCC91 Anglican & Episcopalian Churches, Church of England, HRCC99 Other Nonconformist & Evangelical Churches, WND The countryside, country life, WNGD Dogs as pets